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eDirectory Restoration – A Case of Perfect Replication of a Change

mfaris01

December 14, 2010 10:09 am

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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?

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Repairing Damaged Access Gateway Objects in Access Manager 3.1

mfaris01

September 10, 2010 3:31 pm

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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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Open Enterprise Server 2 SP1 Migration Guide – Vol. 2, OES1

mfaris01

March 3, 2009 9:04 am

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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.

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Replacing Open Enterprise Server 2 Linux Server Certificates

mfaris01

September 20, 2008 7:56 am

Reads: 477

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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.

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Migrating NetWare 4.11 to NetWare 6.5 with GroupWise 5.5 to 6.5 Upgrade

mfaris01

August 22, 2008 11:05 am

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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.

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Local AIX Authentication using LDAP and eDirectory 8.8.2

mfaris01

July 24, 2008 11:00 am

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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.

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Configuring Linux User Management on non-OES2, SLES 10 Servers

mfaris01

April 22, 2008 5:27 pm

Reads: 225

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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.

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Personalizing Novell Access Manager Using Custom Headers and LDAP

mfaris01

September 26, 2007 11:06 am

Reads: 200

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Now you can personalize the look and feel of your NAM environment, thanks to this handy article from Mike Faris.

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Lotus Notes Redirection on Novell Access Manager Using PHP and LDAP

mfaris01

September 12, 2007 11:09 am

Reads: 204

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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.

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Fixing Multiple Interface Problems with Tomcat on Novell Access Manager 3.0.1

mfaris01

August 29, 2007 8:00 am

Reads: 195

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Mike Faris and Neil Cashell team up to solve a few tricky issues with Tomcat on Access Manager.

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