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Installing Novell eDirectory on Linux

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Posted: 5 Nov 2003

Many of you have asked for information about how to install eDirectory on Linux. The documentation covers this topic very nicely, right here.

Topics covered:

  • SLP Usage with eDirectory
  • Using the nds-install Utility to Install eDirectory Components
  • Using the ndsconfig Utility to Add or Remove the eDirectory Replica Server
  • Using ndsconfig to Install a Linux Server into a Tree with Dotted Name Containers
  • Using the nmasinst Utility to Configure NMAS

Linux, Solaris, AIX, and HP-UX Packages for Novell eDirectory

Novell eDirectory includes a Linux, Solaris, AIX, and HP-UX package system, which is a collection of tools that simplify the installation and uninstallation of various eDirectory components. Packages contain makefiles that describe the requirements to build a certain component of eDirectory. Packages also include configuration files, utilities, libraries, daemons, and manual pages that use the standard Linux, Solaris, AIX, or HP-UX tools installed with the operating system.

Read all about it right here in the documentation.

If you have any gotchas or experiences to share about this, please let us know.

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