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Posted: 9 Jun 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 - June 9, 2004

This week's featured Novell eDirectory tools:

Oracle:

Oracle Advanced Driver - Oracle Advanced Driver An extension of the EMP/Eventlog example provided with the JDBC 1.6 Driver for Oracle.
Freeware by Michael Bluteau
Contents: .zip with SQL, XML, and text files
Notes: This driver is based on the example coming with JDBC 1.6 driver for Oracle, which uses some Oracle side tables(EMP, EVENTLOG, etc). It works with DirXML 2.0. It is required to obtain classes12.zip and nls_charset12.zip from http://otn.oracle.com as specified in the documentation for the driver.

Oracle Agent - Activation/expiration time for a Group Membership in eDirectory, using an Oracle table.
Freeware by Michael Bluteau
Contents: .zip with SQL, XML, and text files
Notes: This driver is based on the example coming with JDBC 1.6 driver for Oracle, which uses some Oracle side tables(EMP, EVENTLOG, etc). It works with DirXML 2.0. Some minor modifications would allow it to run on DirXML 1.1a, since no DirXML 2.0 specific features are leveraged. It is required to obtain classes12.zip and nls_charset12.zip from http://otn.oracle.com as specified in the documentation for the driver.

ACL

RLACLSET (Rick Laughinghouse Set Trustee Assignments) - Makes ACL trustee assignments to NDS objects from a command line.
FreeWare by Rick Laughinghouse
Contents: Readme text and executable in a .zip file

ACL Reset - Perl program to recreate all the default ACL's for users.
FreeWare by Jim Schnitter
Contents: Perl script in a .zip file
Notes: This Perl program creates an LDIF that resets the default ACL's.

Other

NDS Editor 3.05 - NDS management NLM.
Freeware by ANCHORA s.r.o.
Contents: .zip containing .NLM and readme files
Notes:

  • Browse NDS using commands like CD, DIR, TYPE
  • List objects and their attributes
  • Modify passwords
  • Remove objects and single attributes (batch mode
  • )
  • List NDS schema classes and their definitions
  • Based on the NDS Shell example

eDirCheck - Retrieve Information on Partitions and Replicas.
Public domain by Wolfgang Schreiber
Contents: .Zip file with executable and text files
Notes: Easily create reports on available Partitions and Replicas and some basic health information.


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