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eDirectory Quirks: /etc/init.d/ndsd and the instances.0 file



By: ab

March 26, 2014 2:44 pm

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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 …

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Bidirectional eDirectory driver – Dealing with a strange error

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By: geoffc

January 30, 2014 12:30 pm

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Bidirectional eDirectory driver, String index out of range error. The new Bidirectional eDirectory driver is an interesting new thing that came with the IDM 4.02 release. Up until now, the eDirectory driver was actually the hardest driver of them all, since it really was two drivers, with half in each tree, but it was the …

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IDM Engine Trace Split Tool



By: mlabit

August 28, 2013 1:52 pm

Reads: 325

The attached Perl script will take an input engine trace file and split the contents of it into two files, a subscriber channel file and a publisher channel file.  All neutral data is written into both files.  It does not modify the original trace file. I created this Perl script because following an event in …

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Rights, Inherited Rights, and Standards Support – A story of troubleshooting Cisco application support with eDirectory



By: ab

August 27, 2013 11:11 am

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Today I had the pleasure of working through an application problem with somebody via e-mail. LDAP is a standards-based method for querying directories like eDirectory, OpenLDAP, etc. and generally does a great job of making that possible. Applications that need to get user information from a directory should do so via LDAP, and systems that …

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An illuminating bug in Remote Loader Package Prompts Template

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By: geoffc

July 23, 2013 11:03 am

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An interesting bug in earlier packages, related to Remote Loader Package prompt that helps understand how some of the package prompt process is supposed to work.

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Common Mistakes Newcomers to IDM Make – Part 10

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By: geoffc

March 13, 2012 3:21 pm

Reads: 685

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Common Mistakes Newcomers to IDM Make

Part 10 of Geoffrey Carman’s series of tips for beginners to Identity Manager. In this article, you’ll learn about building XML documents using tokens.

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How to handle parallel processing



By: cpedersen

February 6, 2012 11:58 am

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IDM is multithreaded which in some scenarios can cause problems. The easiest way to deal with it is to introduce a mechanism which will block unwanted processing.

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Client Integrity Check (CIC) failing due to version mismatch



By: SHASHIKALA

January 4, 2012 12:04 pm

Reads: 431

Shashikala BV shares a solution for a problem when CIC check failed during SSLVPN connection from the client’s system.

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SLP Snoop for Linux and Windows



By: thorsten_kampe

June 21, 2011 3:15 am

Reads: 208

Updated: SLP Snoop shows SLP services and attributes by scope and service type.

This is a reimplementation of the old Novell Consulting “SLPSNOOP”
utility which doesn’t work on Windows Vista and above or Linux.

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