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ToolTime for eDirectory - January 26, 2005

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Posted: 26 Jan 2005

Cool Solutions has gathered a lot of eDirectory tools over the past few years. Many are free, some are shareware, and some are eval copies of commercial products. We regularly feature a new set of tools from the Novell eDirectory Cool Tools grab bag.

Featured eDirectory Tools - January 26, 2005

This week's featured Novell eDirectory tools:

File and Volume

VolRst32 - Set Volume Space Restrictions
BSD license, by Francis Little
Contents: Link to Novell download page
Notes: This program lets you Add/Change/Remove space restrictions on a volume for several users at the same time. Also, the source code is on Novell Forge.

Avanti's TaskMaster v4 Replication / Synchronization / Automation Utility - Automate server and file management tasks which typically require client execution.
Eval software by Avanti Technology, Inc.
Contents: .zip file
Notes: TaskMaster simplifies File Replication, Data Synchronization, and Server Task Automation via a Client/Server solution.


Sync Center 1.5 - NLM for synchronization and a user interface for easy configuration issues.
Eval software, by Novell Professional Services Hungary
Contents: .zip file
Notes: Sync Center is an easy-to-use piece of software that allows copying files, directories or even whole volumes among NetWare servers. After an easy configuration done on the client side, the NLM part is ready to reach and maintain the synchronized status automatically, by copying the newly created or modified files and deleting the removed files on the target server.

NWXCopy 1.3 - Copy files and synchronize source directory.
3-Month demo software, by G+H Netzwerk Design GmbH
Contents: Link to download page
Notes: NWXCopy was developed as a tool to copy files (also long file names) as well as synchronize a source directory with a target directory on the server level. Furthermore NWXCopy can also copy Trustees, Owner, Timestamps and much more.


CSV to LDIF Converter - Convert CSV file into a formatted LDIF file for importing into LDAP.
Freeware by Jody Greene
Contents: .zip file with PERL script
Notes: This perl script will convert your CSV file into a formatted LDIF file for importing into LDAP. At a minimum you will need the objects DN.

Luma - A powerful and user-friendly GUI LDAPadministration tool.
GPL license, by Wido Depping
Contents: .tar file with plug-in applications
Notes: Luma is a tool for powerful and user-friendly management of LDAP data. It's written in Python and uses Qt as its GUI toolkit.

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