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You’ve followed all the best practices and documentation. Your eDirectory trees are healthy and replicating with no errors. Time is in synchronization and ndsrepair shows no errors or external references hanging out there.

So, what do you do when eDirectory gets a request to remove 20,000 members from a group and replicates the change to all of the replicas?

Dec 14, 2010
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Recently, I got hit with the sporadic Missing LAG/”Null Value” bug. For those that are unfamiliar with this little feature, I’ll give you the scenario.

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Sep 10, 2010
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Even though the majority of Novell users are concerned with migrating NetWare to Open Enterprise Server 2 Linux, there are those users who migrated their NetWare servers to OES 1 Linux. This guide from Mike Faris was written to help those with OES 1 Linux migrate their servers to OES 2 SP1 Linux.

Mar 3, 2009
9:04 am
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Mike Faris explains how to replace existing server certificates with new certificates that are virtually the same, they just last until the CA itself expires.

Sep 20, 2008
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Hopefully, you’ll never have to encounter one of these ancient monoliths. If you do, here’s a sure fire method of bringing them into the 21st century.

Aug 22, 2008
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Like SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), maintaining local accounts for either system administrators or general users can be a real pain if you have more than one AIX server.

Centralized user accounts can minimize the impact of forced password changes and account administration. eDirectory and LDAP and AIX provides us with a solution to allow users to login to the AIX server using their existing eDirectory accounts, thus eliminating the need for repetitious, multi-server user administration.

Jul 24, 2008
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Looking for a way to provide a standard across all your SLES 10 servers to use the same eDirectory authentication for local access? In this article, we will successfully configure LUM on a “non-OES2″, SLES 10 server to allow users in your eDirectory LUM-enabled group to authenticate to this server without creating local accounts, using their eDirectory ID’s and passwords.

Apr 22, 2008
5:27 pm
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Now you can personalize the look and feel of your NAM environment, thanks to this handy article from Mike Faris.

Sep 26, 2007
11:06 am
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In this AppNote, Mike Faris shows how to configure Access Manager to determine on which Notes server the current logged in user resides, and present only a single email icon.

Sep 12, 2007
11:09 am
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Mike Faris and Neil Cashell team up to solve a few tricky issues with Tomcat on Access Manager.

Aug 29, 2007
8:00 am
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