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Posted: 26 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 26, 2004

This week's featured Novell eDirectory tools:

Schema:

Quick for NDS - Command- line utility to access NDS from the DOS prompt or from a batch file.
Shareware/Trialware by Wolfgang Schreiber
Contents: .zip with setup files
Notes: Quick for NDS will allow you to execute several NDS operations from the command line or from batch files. The current version accepts these operations: Account, Alias, Attribute, Clone, Copy, Create, Delete, Dump, Equivalencies, Exists, ForAll, ForSet, Groups, List, LoginScript, Member, Move, NDS, Rename, Restrict, Rights, Security, Show, and Visible.

LDAP

Stoneware LDAP Utilities - LDAP Search & Replace/Compare/Group Memberships
Eval by Stoneware, Inc.
Contents: Downloadable file
Notes: LDAP Search and Replace: Allows network administrators to search for a specific string or integer within an attribute of a given object class and replace its value. LDAP Compare: Compare the number of objects between to directory trees (AD or eDir) and determine the differences. LDAP Group Assignments: Reads group assignments from one directory and writes them into the target directory (double links objects).

RLATRCLR - Clears NDS Object attribute values from a command line
FreeWare by Rick Laughinghouse
Contents: Readme text and executable in a .zip file
Notes: Clears ALL values of the specified Attribute.

RLATRSET - Sets NDS Object attribute values from a command line
FreeWare by Rick Laughinghouse
Contents: Readme text and executable in a .zip file
Notes: Usage - RLATRSET SourceObj Attribute Value>br> SourceObj -- Distinguished name of the object.
Attribute -- NDS attribute to set.
Value -- Value to set in the specified Attribute.
/? Help -- Displays Help.

Other

SetACL - Windows Permission Management: Set permissions on virtually anything.
Free Sourceforge.net
Contents: Use the second .zip link to access the web page (first .zip link not working)
Notes: SetACL is a set of routines for managing Windows permissions (ACLs) from the command line, from scripts and from programs. These routines can be used from various container or interface programs. Currently there's a command line version for batch files or scripts, and an ActiveX control (SetACL.ocx) that can be used from any COM-enabled language (VB, WSH scripts, ...).

ConsoleOne Booster - Select ConsoleOne SnapIns at Startup
Public domain by Wolfgang Schreiber
Contents: .Zip file with executable and text files
Notes: In many situations not all snap-ins are needed for the current task, and sometimes loading a specific snap-in may even be undesirable. C1x uses a checkbox selector so you can select the snap-ins that you want to load. All other snap-ins are temporarily disabled.


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