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Check an NDS tree for objects that have user-specified trustee rights to other objects.
|Posted:||12 Aug 2002|
|Publisher:||P&H Developments Limited|
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NDSnooper is a simple windows application that is used to check a Novell Directory Services tree for objects that have user specified trustee rights to other objects. For example you can use NDSnooper to generate a list of all objects that have the supervisor right to other objects in your NDS. This is a helpful way to find out where all the administrators of your NDS are, and if any exist that shouldn't. NDSnooper doesn't just check for objects that have supervisor rights to other objects, you can ask it to report on objects that have any trustee right you are interested in to objects in your tree (browse, read, write, compare etc). NDSnooper will generate both a flat text file dump and a CSV formatted file (if requested) of the objects in question. In addition, objects that are trustees to other objects will have any security equivalents listed.
NDSnooper runs on Windows 9x, NT, 2000 and XP Professional. It requires the Novell 32-bit NDS Client for Windows (preferably the latest available, although it will run with earlier versions of the clients).
NDSnooper doesn't require a specific NDS version on the backend. Although it has not been tested with every NDS version at the backend (or with every possible combination of NDS versions - i.e. in mixed NDS environments), it has been used successfully in NDS 7.x and eDir (8.6.2) environments, including mixed environments. As NDSnooper uses the client front end to NDS, it is not particularly concerned with the version of the engine behind it.
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