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eDirectory Restoration – A Case of Perfect Replication of a Change

By: 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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Novell Storage Manager 3.0 Product Update Released


By: buckgashler

November 11, 2010 11:53 am

Reads: 260

New product update includes new AuxMap utility and several bug fixes.

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Sample Code – LDAPNetAddr (Updated)

By: phavekes

October 29, 2010 10:32 am

Reads: 327

An update to the verry handy cool solution Sample Code – LDAPNetAddr
I found that recently our edir returned an addresstype 9 (tcp) instead of 1 (IP), which wasn’t handled correctly by the sample code. I’ve modified the code to handle these addresses correctly.

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Looking up the last Modification Timestamp for an attribute in eDirectory

By: VThadani1979

October 26, 2010 12:15 pm

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There is a very easy way to see the last modification timestamp for any object in eDirectory but for looking up the last modification timestamp for any attribute on any object in eDirectory, the process involves a few steps …

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Repairing Damaged Access Gateway Objects in Access Manager 3.1

By: mfaris01

September 10, 2010 3:31 pm

Reads: 293

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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eDirectory object timestamp tool

By: ab

September 8, 2010 11:51 am

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Updated: For several years the ability to timestamp objects within iMonitor has been available, but doing so to dozens/hundreds/thousands of objects has never been much fun. As iMonitor is just a web interface scripting interactions with it is fairly easy to do.

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ModifyTimestamp In IDM

By: rnieuwen

March 17, 2010 5:26 pm

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How to use ModifyTimestamp in IDM.

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Wireless Mac Address Authentication via FreeRadius & eDirectory

By: woodsy_ca

February 26, 2010 10:25 am

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I was recently asked to configure Mac Address authentication for our wireless network, on top of our existing Freeradius/eDirectory authentication mechanism. It took some tweaking to get it to work the way we wanted, but it is working. And I learned quite a bit more about Freeradius along the way.

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DirXML Script Elegance in Coding Contest


By: geoffc

January 6, 2010 5:33 pm

Reads: 227

The deadline has passed, but one last chance! Get me entries by Friday, Jan 8, 2010 for your last chance to enter.

DirXML Script is powerful language. Lets see samples of your best coding examples, with some prizes for the most elegant!

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Assign iPrint Printers the FAST way

By: mbruner1

October 28, 2009 4:40 pm

Reads: 294

Let’s face the fact, assigning iPrint printers in iManager, especially if the users are in a different container than the iPrint Printer, can become very tedious and time consuming. First you have to wait for the browse window to choose a printer, then wait for the browse window to browse for the users or groups, and finally select all of your users. Well what if you had 5 executives that needed to have access to every Xerox Printer in the organization and these printers existed in multiple containers? Let’s say there were 35 of these printers. This could take hours. I’ll demonstrate how to do it in less than 5 minutes.

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