NetIQ Validator comes with launch scripts for all supported platforms (Linux/Mac/Windows) but those are console mode shell scripts and offer not much comfort. A while ago when I was still using a Windows laptop as my main workhorse, I wrote a little tool to quickly launch NetIQ Validator from a task bar icon instead. Since I moved on to a MacBook in the mean time and Validator runs on OS-X just fine, I jumped at the opportunity to try out Apple’s new programming language Swift and wrote a native Mac version over the summer…
Administer Novell DNS and DHCP smoothly from OS X!
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?
In a recent Identity Management project I found myself reading information from an HR system via JDBC, then needing to write it into the Identity Vault. From there it would disperse to other systems, one of which was GroupWise.
The HR system stored all information in a capitalised fashion. It’s quite obviously undesirable for all entries in a GroupWise address book to be capitalised, so I needed to transform the data. Read on to see how the data transformation was done.
Once in a while an issue comes up where application A gives some odd errors in eDirectory but those errors seem to be cosmetic as application A is still fine and works (unless you count the messages in ndstrace). What does this mean when you see a -714 from eDirectory while tracing LDAP that is talking about some “iterator”? What does an LDAP error 51 mean when everything still seems to return properly? Today I am going to try to share some information on Virtual List Views (VLV) by explaining what they are, how you can use them, and a few cases where they do not work with eDirectory.
Once you have the IDM product up and running, you’re always looking for ways to simplify and automate various maintenance tasks. This is particularly true when you have implemented IDM on the Linux platform, since Linux administrators tend to rely heavily upon using scripts to automate the day-to-day management tasks that are required. This ability to automate complex tasks with scripts is one of the strengths of the Linux operating system…
Here’s a Sentinel query that gets information from WSUS, shared by Osiris Toquero.
David Guest explains how to create two application definitions for the same executable name in NSL.
David Guest shares an NSL script for the new Novell login screen.
This article by Reza Kalfane shows you how to automate HTTP actions such as logging in to a website and retrieving content on different pages.