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Tool Time for eDirectory - Sept 15

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Posted: 14 Sep 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 - September 15, 2004

This week's featured Novell eDirectory tools:


The CNW Commander 2.17 - Manage drives, directories, and files from the NetWare server> Shareware by R?bert Hochenburger
Contents: .zip file with .nlm and readme files
Notes: The CNW Commander is the ultimate file manager of the NetWare serverconsole.

InstallFile - Update locked or in-use files.
Free (see terms below) by Jon-Kare Hansen
Contents: .zip with .exe files and readme
Notes: InstallFile allows you to replace in-use or locked files, such as .dll files. For example, you can use it to apply an updated netwin32.dll to Novell clients. You are free to use this software in its current version, as long as the software is unchanged. Any other use of the software, including reverse-compiling, is a violation of international copyright laws. This software cannot be sold, leased or included in any otherpackage without a written permission from the author.


HBWSchema 1.01 - Add and remove attribute and class definitions into/from schema.
Free (see terms below) by Hans Boone
Contents: .exe with setup files
Notes: This version can do the schema modifications through an ini-file or directly like ConsoleOne. This program can create or remove schema definitions into/from the NDS. The program uses a simple ini-file from the definitions.

XLDAP Servlet - Servlet to access LDAP using SQL query language, with query results returned as XML.
Free, with the NDK license, by Stig Sorensen
Contents: .zip file with WAR archive file
Notes: The xldap servlet is a lightweight utility to access ldap using sql query language, with query results returned as xml. This is done by wrapping the Novell LDAP JDBC driver within a custom servlet.

RLACHAIN v1.1 for NDS - Synchronizes ZEN Application object Application Dependencies from a command line.
Freeware by Rick Laughinghouse
Contents: .zip file with .exe and readme files
Notes: This program synchronizes the ZEN Application object application dependencies from a command line. It can be used to complement RLACOPY or ZfS 3.0.2.

Trustees 3.2 - Reads all file trustee rights of user, group, and organizational objects, and writes them to a file with the long file names. This file is then used to add rights back.
Freeware by Harry Jandu
Contents: .zip with .exe, .CAB, and .LST files
Notes: This program will scan the trustee rights assigned to all the user, group, and organizational objects in the tree for the selected volume, and output them to a file. The file produced is a simple text file. The program can then be used to add these trustees back using this file. The main advantage it has over the RIGHTS command, is that it can assign trustees to files/folders with long names.

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