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Previously I had posted a script for port redirection on the Identity Server. I’ve since found this doesn’t work too well when the local SLES firewall is enabled. The following is a better solution. First, create a Firewall Service file that contains the necessary ports to open (this assumes the Administration Console and Identity Server…

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Apr 14, 2015
1:09 pm
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Remedy ARS can be a powerful tool for managing parts of the ITIL framework. A powerful tool also requires powerful access controls. NetIQ Access Manager can easily be configured to control access to Remedy while still making it less cumbersome for end users. The Remedy login form has a few “gotchas” with the way it…

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Jan 26, 2015
10:03 am
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We encountered a very rare event where the Event Partition Data (index of raw event data) failed to be written to the secondary storage. While the compressed raw data was still intact and written to the secondary storage, it could not be queried as the index of its content was missing. The resolution required several…

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Oct 9, 2014
2:41 pm
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These two scripts simplify the management of Sentinel Backups by only keeping the last 2 of each (daily/full) compressed backups. In each file, there are some variables to update to suit your environment: SEND_TO – where you want emails of backup process to be sent to. SEND_FROM – where the emails should look like they…

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Aug 28, 2014
12:42 pm
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Sentinel’s PostgreSQL database can take up a large amount of disk space, especially if you are utilising the Sentinel Identity Tracking solution. This is a result of the way PostreSQL functions. When a row in a table is deleted or updated, it is only marked as such and the physical disk space is not tagged…

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Aug 25, 2014
11:14 am
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Some of you may have struck the Certificates does not conform to algorithm constraints issue with Sentinel and been a bit confused by the original response of “A proper resolution is to use custom certificates on the logging applications that use strong encryption (key sizes of 1024 or more). Once all applications have been updated,…

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Aug 22, 2014
11:34 am
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Sentinel 7 writes Performance Snapshots to the server0.0.log file every 15 minutes with information that can be useful for diagnosing performance issues and planning expansions of the solution.

Jul 21, 2014
10:52 am
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If you have JBoss and User Application installed at the default location, and your Advanced Provisioning module is set up right, this is how you make it secure.

Jan 28, 2014
10:51 am
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This single script allows for adding and removing of Dynamic List or Map Data lines.

Sep 9, 2013
2:49 pm
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So, I was having a problem on a server that had more than 1 NIC but eDirectory was attached to only one of the IPs. When I’d run dxcmd, it would continually attach to the NIC that didn’t have eDirectory bound. For the life of me, I couldn’t find documentation on how to specify the…

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Jul 26, 2013
3:24 pm
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