Since eDirectory 8.8 was released Novell/NetIQ has provided the option to have multiple eDirectory instances on a single system, and to have these running either as ‘root’ or as a non-root user. There are benefits to both, but generally speaking it is a proven and best practice to run services as non-root users.
Earlier this week I stumbled upon this because of some sloppy editing of an instances.0 file, which is the file on Linux/Unix which tells eDirectory of all of the possible instances owned by the ‘root’, aka UID 0, user. The file is held under /etc/opt/novell/eDirectory/conf/.edir/ (or under $NDSBASE/etc/opt/novell/eDirectory/conf/.edir/ for those running a non-root install under…
Novell provides two scripts to start and stop jboss server with the IDMProv application, but you cannot run these scripts automatically or from system startup. Tanuki Software provides a Java Service Wrapper that help to start any java application as a service and this document summarizes the configuration steps.
This guide is designed to help you learn the ins and outs of processing stuck obituaries on OES2 Linux and SLES.
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Cluster IDM drivers without shared storage. High availability for your IDM engine infrastructure using heartbeat on SLES. Configuration is done per driver instance for flexibility. Focus for this solution is based on IDM not eDirectory.
Need to go beyond version 1.1.0 of FreeRADIUS with SLES 10? Charles Short has a workaround that gets version 1.1.4 up and running.
Caterina Luppi has a simple tip for setting up a Web server in a BorderManager DMZ.
Can Identity Manager can be used in a clustered environment? Find out the answers in this AppNote by Novell’s Jon Hardman.