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Posted: 6 May 2004
 

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. Each week we feature a new set of tools from the Novell eDirectory Cool Tools grab bag.

Featured eDirectory Tools - May 6, 2004

This week's featured Novell eDirectory tools:

Security:

MSSQL Advanced Driver for Native Security - An enhanced version of the JDBC 1.6.2 driver for MSSQL.
Freeware, by Michael Bluteau
Contents: SQL files and examples, XML file for password settings (including NMAS), Word doc file, and .jar files.

DSMETER for eDirectory/NDS and NetWare File Systems - NLM-based enterprise security auditing and control platform for NetWare servers.
30-day eval, by Visual Click Software, Inc..
Contents: Evaluation software that requires a key from Visual Click.
Notes: With DSMETER you can track, alert and control file system activity on your NetWare File Systems. Find out who is using files with any extension such as MP3, MPG, JPG, GIF, and so on. Discover who is using any file within selected directories and/or subdirectory structures. Block creations/changes to any file such as MP3, EXE, DLL and so on. Detect who is changing files.

Reports:

DSReport: NDS Report Generator - Browse NDS Object Attributes, Generate NDS Reports.
Freeware, by Wolfgang Schreiber.
Contents: application and detailed readme file.
Notes: DSReport.exe is a Win32 tool that allows you to create reports on any object class, or attribute, and analyze any object on the fly. The resulting data can be exported into text, Excel, QuattroPro, HTML, or XML files.

Printing:

NDPS Printer Installer - Lets you assign printers based on computer rather than user.
Freeware, by Charles Hucks.
Contents: installer files and sample configuration file.
Notes: The users are presented with a list of installable printers as well as a list of the printers which are currently installed. They can then install new printers, remove currently installed printers, and change the default printer.

Other:

AD Filter Stylesheets - filters unwanted deletions and/or edits from AD or another directory into NDS.
Freeware, by Kelvin Dam.
Contents: The .zip file contains two XML stylesheets: ModifytoNothing .xsl and DeletetoDisable.xsl.

RLACLSHW 1.1 (Rick Laughinghouse Trustee List Show) - Shows an NDS object's trustees and the trustees' rights from a command line.
Freeware, by Rick Laughinghouse.
Contents: the application and a brief readme file.


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