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One Giant Leap: Cool Solutions gets some New Digs
Eleven years after launching the first Cool Solutions site, we have just taken a major step forward. We have some new digs - a full-on community site with all the Web 2.0 bells and whistles. Check it out!
Posted: 7 Dec 2007

NLM Inventory Tool 4.0
Updated: Use MS Word and MS Access to inventory the NLMs on your servers and other Config.txt file data.
Updated: 26 Sep 2007

NetWare Control Center 3.1.2
Novell Logfile Analyzer with Realtime Event Monitoring, Alerting and Reporting.
Updated: 21 Feb 2007

Novell & Microsoft: What Do You Think?
Learn more about the landmark announcement from Novell and Microsoft.
Posted: 1 Nov 2006

Changing the GWIA IP Address for NBM
Here's a simple tip for configuring GWIA so it will send mail via a secondary IP address.
Posted: 4 Oct 2006

Getting IP Address Details via an App Object
Freshly updated -- Here are some great suggestions for ways you can have an App Object record the IP Address details from your users' workstations.
Updated: 19 Sep 2006

Changing the GWIA IP Address
Here's a solution for configuring GWIA so that it uses a defined secondary IP address.
Posted: 6 Sep 2006

Getting USB Devices to work under Windows XP
Updated: Jason Doller explains why there are sometimes conflicts for drive letters when you're trying to use USB devices. (And, of course, supplies a way around the problem...) Freshly updated with some new suggestions, including automated ways to make this happen for your users without getting them all riled up.
Posted: 10 May 2005

Cool List/Spreadsheet: Apps You Might Want to Ban
Now in spreadsheet format in the Cool Solutions wiki -- thanks to Mike Murphy! We got a great OPEN CALL suggestion from Bryen Y. Here's what he said: Since one reallllly cool feature of ZENworks for Desktops is the ability to block Rogue Applications, why not set up a list that Cool Solutions attendees can add to that identifies suggested applications to ban in their network? Updated with fresh ideas.
Updated: 26 May 2006

AppNote: Novell Client 4.9 SP2 : Initialization, Login and Settings
Updated: Here is a fantastic AppNote that you'll want to print and cherish in your giant Binder of Knowledge. This article describes the operation of the Novell Client, from boot-up of the machine, through the user login. It discusses how the Client uses defined protocols to locate resources and authenticate a user. It also contains a comprehensive listing of the various settings available to control the behavior of the Client.
Updated: 13 Apr 2006

Q & A
Here's where we store a few of the answers to some of your best questions.

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One Giant Leap: Cool Solutions gets some New Digs
Eleven years after launching the first Cool Solutions site, we have just taken a major step forward. We have some new digs - a full-on community site with all the Web 2.0 bells and whistles. Check it out!
Posted: 7 Dec 2007

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