IT Management

In my last post, Eat or be Eaten – IT Transformation Underway, I discussed the transformation IT as we know it is undergoing. Last week I had the opportunity to listen to my good friend Eveline Oehrlich of Forrester present Reboot Service Management as hosted by ITSM Academy, confirming many of the discussion points from…

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May 22, 2012
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Let’s end the week with a little tongue in cheek humor. I started the week on a conference call on Monday and as I was looking out the window, a large bird came swooping past my window to land in a tree overlooking my patio.Curiosity of a Scorpion was getting the best of me to figure…

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May 11, 2012
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IT is in the midst of a great transformation and wrote about this in a previous blog, as referenced by a CIO article and a Forrester blog. For those of us who have been in and around IT for the past 20 years, we’ve seen this ebb and flow of change. New technology, growth of…

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May 9, 2012
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Last week Kim S. Nash, Senior Editor for CIO, publshed an insightful article, “Top CIOs Predict the Five-Year Future of the CIO”. I’ll paraphrase a few of the key points that I jotted down and stuck out when I read through the article: CIO of the future will be an Entrepreneur, Futurist, Global Talent Scout, Connector,…

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May 7, 2012
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The XDASv2 specification provides a standardized classification for audit events. It defines a set of generic events at a global distributed system level. XDASv2 provides a common portable audit record format to facilitate the merging and analysis of audit information from multiple components at the distributed system level. The XDASv2 events are encapsulated within a hierarchical notational system that helps to extend the standard or existing event identifier set. eDirectory 8.8 SP6 support XDASv2 format to log eDirectory events into the file.

By: sashwin
Nov 15, 2010
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Graphical tool use to manage the EAS auditing framework in IDM 4. The main purpose of this tool is to troubleshoot auditing issues, create content filters, and verify auditing events. This tool runs on Windows and Linux.

By: rimoore
Oct 21, 2010
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If you modify the Platform Agent’s property configuration (logevent.conf) file with any configurable option of LCache like ‘LogCacheDir’, you have to restart the LCache process. This is because LCache and the Platform Agent read the configuration file only once at startup..

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Mahantesh Hongal
Nov 12, 2009
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It appears that there is some traction for OpenXDAS…

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By: preycor
Aug 31, 2009
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In the last year Novell has released the Novell Compliance Management Platform (NCMP) which is designed to tie a lot of components together in one great big mesh of happiness (so much happiness in fact that a demo system is named ‘Utopia’ which I presume leads directly to euphoria). Understanding the potential benefits of the NCMP for a company can take a bit of time but I wanted to provide that kind of an overview here. There will be some technical parts that I care about emphasizing but overall this is meant to cover what NCMP provides for those who really need to know.

By: ab
Jun 16, 2009
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While doing some research for ways to produce a unified audit log for OES & SLES services I came across the OpenXDAS Package.

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By: preycor
May 14, 2009
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