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22 Jan 2008
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 Migration Best Practices Guide - Final Draft (feature)
The Final Draft of the Open Enterprise Server 2 Migration Best Practices Guide is now available. Download it here.

15 Jan 2008
Network login/logout utility (tool)
Provides easy access to the Novell network login interface.

27 Dec 2007
CLIENT 4.9x ADM (tool)
Administrative Template for Novell Client 4.9x.

18 Dec 2007
GroupWise Best Practice Video Survey (feature)
With the launch of the new Cool Solutions community site, we are eager to start introducing more rich media content into each community. Please take this short survey and let us know what topics you are interested in for GroupWise.

18 Dec 2007
Omni Training for Novell Users Groups (feature)
Interested in having Omni present to your Novell Users Group? We are currently featuring 30 or 60-minute sessions on Omni eControl, Riva, EMU, CCUweb and the Desktop Multiplier. Read about how to schedule Omni Training for your Novell Users Group ...

12 Dec 2007
One Giant Leap: Cool Solutions gets some New Digs (tip)
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!

6 Dec 2007
Configuring Novell Clustering with ESX Server (feature)
Brett Littrel explains two ways to configure Novell Clustering on VMWare ESX Servers.

4 Dec 2007
Cool Blog: Bonsai Authorized BETA has SHIPPED! (feature)
Dean Lythgoe, Director of GroupWise Engineering, shares the good news and the inside details of the Bonsai Beta.

4 Dec 2007
Prepare for Latest E-discovery, Retention, Storage Challenges at BrainShare 2008 (feature)
Get the information you really need by voting for Messaging Architects' technical sessions today.

4 Dec 2007
Syncsort Signs On to Be a Gold Sponsor at GWAVACon (feature)
Novell and GWAVA are pleased to announce that Syncsort will be joining us at GWAVACon. Get the details here ...

4 Dec 2007
Success Story: Rabenhorst (feature)
Learn how Rabenhorst, a German company that produces and distributes a wide range of specialty foods, resolved security, reliability and support issues for its e-mail platform by switching to a GroupWise solution.

4 Dec 2007
Setting GroupWise as the Default Mail Client in KDE and Gnome (tip)
Rodney Crossman explains how to select GroupWise as your default mail client if you're running KDE or Gnome.

4 Dec 2007
Cool Blog: GMS on Linux (tip)
In this Cool Blog, Alex Evans brings us up to date with the latest happenings with GroupWise Mobile Server for Linux.

4 Dec 2007
Solving QuickFinder Index Problems (tip)
Is your Find function not finding? Danita Zanre shares some advice for troubleshooting indexing problems with QuickFinder.

4 Dec 2007
Getting GroupWise Nightly User Upkeep to Stick (tip)
This tip from Michael Bell helps you ensure that the nightly user upkeep feature maintains its changes properly.

1 Dec 2007
Double Bonus Points for Novell Teaming + Conferencing Tips & Articles (feature)
We're looking for tips, tricks, gotchas, workarounds, and success stories about Novell Teaming + Conferencing. Send us your Teaming + Conferencing tips and articles and and we'll show our gratitude with a special double-points offer. Get all the details here.

30 Nov 2007
Incremental and Differential Backups with Linux (feature)
Hanny Kraa shares a solution on how to make incremental and differential backups of your Linux system.

30 Nov 2007
Finding Open Files and Network Connections (feature)
Mike Farrell shows you how to use the lsof and netstat commands to get a complete list of all open files or network connections on your system.

29 Nov 2007
Expanding a Mirrored Volume in a Two-Node Cluster (feature)
Jack Shreve shares step-by-step instructions on how to expand a mirrored volume in a two-node cluster. This is for administrators without clustered/mirrored data pool experience.

28 Nov 2007
Adding eGuide from OES1 to OES2 (tip)
Missing eGuide in your new OES install? This tip from Alan Pearson should help you get it back and working.

27 Nov 2007
Restoring GroupWise E-mails and Accounts (feature)
Dave Simons provides a step-by step approach for restoring e-mails or GroupWise e-mail accounts.

27 Nov 2007
GroupWise Filter for Tasks (tip)
Jack Shreve shares a simple approach for getting tasks - and only tasks - to show up in a user's GroupWise view.

27 Nov 2007
GWAVACon Bonus Day: Linux Deep Dive or GWAVA 4 Certification (feature)
Space is limited... sign-up soon! You do not want to miss out on a great opportunity for this all day one-on-one, in-depth training at GWAVACon.

27 Nov 2007
Getting URLS to Display as Plain Text in GroupWise (tip)
Need to get that URL to display as text instead of as a link in a GroupWIse message? This tip from Michael Bell should help ...

27 Nov 2007
Installing GroupWise with a Secondary Domain on SLES 10 (tip)
Tim Heywood explains the order of events for getting GroupWise, ConsoleOne, and WebAccess installed on a SLES 10 system.

27 Nov 2007
Solving a D101 Error: Can't Connect to Restore Path as User (tip)
This tip from Tim Toepp helps you get past the D101 error that may occur when you try to log in to a restore area as an already deleted user.

27 Nov 2007
Using a GWIA Relay through an Appliance (tip)
Tim Heywood explains how to get ConsoleOne set up to support a GWIA port change of traffic.

21 Nov 2007
Going Beyond a Simple Firewall Configuration using NetFilter/iptables (feature)
David Mair adds some new features to his iptables solution from 2006.

21 Nov 2007
NIC Bonding with Xen Virtualization (feature)
Joe Harmon and Jim Short explain how to set up NIC bonding with Xen Virtualization.

20 Nov 2007
Understanding how RAIDed Disks Interact with the SLES Boot Process (tip)
Ivan Vari shares a solution for a problem he had installing a SLED/SLES system onto software raided (RAID1) disks.

20 Nov 2007
Submit a Tip (feature)
Tell us how you're using your favorite Novell products to do something unique, save time, streamline a process, boost your bottom line or troubleshoot an issue. Whether you send a suggestion, a short tip or a full-length article, you'll be making a difference and building the Novell support experience. Find out more.

20 Nov 2007
Apache2 Configuration and the Location of WebAccess (tip)
Tim Heywood shows you how to modify your Apache config file to redirect WebAccess to a different port.

20 Nov 2007
Resending Common E-mails (tip)
Jonas Bundy shares a few basic approaches for saving time by resending commonly requested e-mails.

20 Nov 2007
Creating SSL Cert Files with the GWCSRGEN Tool (tip)
If you need to brush up on creating SSL Cert Files for your PO, this tip from Tim Heywood should help.

20 Nov 2007
Restoring GroupWise without an NDS Backup (tip)
What to do if you're looking at a GroupWise restore but have no eDirectory backup? Try these words of advice from Tommy Mikkelsen ...

20 Nov 2007
Finding the Date when an Appointment was Created (tip)
This tip from Jonas Bundy helps you find the date when an appointment was created, in case you need to prioritize or share the information.

20 Nov 2007
Inadvertently Filtering Out Calendar Appointments (tip)
This simple tip from Shashikal BV gets your calendar appointments showing up again if they have mysteriously disappeared.

20 Nov 2007
AnyKey AnyFile (tool)
AnyFile is a client/server application which prepares larges files/folders for download by external party, notifying them by email with download instructions.

19 Nov 2007
Installing and Configuring Novell FTP Server for eDirectory Authentication (feature)
This article by Punya Mall is useful for administrators who want to use eDirectory instead of open-LDAP for user authentication.

16 Nov 2007
Recovering User Files on iFolder 3.4 on NSS using Salvage (feature)
Andrew Grant shares a solution he recently used to retrieve files that had been accidentally deleted from a user's computer and from iFolder.

16 Nov 2007
Useful RPM Commands (tip)
Maer Melo put together a handy list of RPM commands you can use to install and remove software packages, update packages, and more.

16 Nov 2007
Seeing Who's Logged in on your OES Server (tip)
Daniel Hedblom shares a script that will show a list of users who are logged into OES.

13 Nov 2007
GroupWise Migration and Clustering Tips (feature)
Gregg Hinchman and Tim Heywood team up with some practical advice for migrating and clustering GroupWise systems.

13 Nov 2007
Cool Blog: GWAVACon Berlin and Customer Visits (feature)
In this Cool Blog, Dean Lythgoe gets us up to speed with the latest happenings in GWAVACon Berlin and Novell customer visits for GroupWise.

13 Nov 2007
SiteScape Signs On to be a Gold Sponsor at GWAVACon (feature)
Novell and GWAVA are pleased to announce that SiteScape will be joining us at GWAVACon. Get the details here ...

13 Nov 2007
Keyboard Shortcuts: Squashing the Evasive Mouse Syndrome (feature)
Anita Moore shares a detailed list of keyboard shortcuts that helps you get out of the mouse "trap" ...

13 Nov 2007
GroupWise Training Schedule (feature)
Check out the latest ATT training sessions for Novell GroupWise ...

13 Nov 2007
Getting URL's in Text Emails to Work Correctly with Firefox (tip)
This workaround from Chad Smith helps you avoid a link problem with text e-mails and Firefox.

13 Nov 2007
Another Way to Find a Missing Trash Folder (tip)
Gary Ryan shares an easy way to find an elusive GroupWise Trash folder.

12 Nov 2007
SUSE / Novell Pocket PC Themes (tool)
Themes for Pocket PCs featuring SUSE / Novell images

9 Nov 2007
Linux Add Volume (tool)
This tool creates a volume on a previously created Linux NSS Pool.

9 Nov 2007
Migrating CIFS to Samba on OES (feature)
Ruud van der Zwet explains how to migrate CIFS shares on OES NetWare to Samba shares on OES Linux.

9 Nov 2007
Using ClusterSSH to Perform Tasks on Multiple Servers Simultaneously (tip)
Martijn Pepping shows you how to use ClusterSSH to perform tasks on multiple servers simultaneously from one single command window.

9 Nov 2007
Enabling NSS xattr on OES (tip)
NSS pools contain metadata such as trustees and extended attributes not found on other Linux file systems. Dean Giles explains how to enable NSS xattr on OES so the specialized metadata can be preserved by standard Linux xattr APIs.

9 Nov 2007
Load/Unload NetWare NLMs Remotely using OES Linux (tip)
Karthik Bachu shares a tip on how to load/unload NetWare NLMs, or copy the files from NetWare to Linux or vice versa remotely using OES Linux.

6 Nov 2007
Linux Activate Pool Snapshot (tool)
This tool activates a previously created Linux NSS Pool Snapshot.

6 Nov 2007
Linux Deactivate Pool Snapshot (tool)
This tool deactivates a previously activated Linux NSS Pool Snapshot.

6 Nov 2007
Linux Get Pool Snapshot Info (tool)
This tool retrieves detailed information about a specified Linux NSS Pool Snapshot.

6 Nov 2007
Cool Blog: What's New in Bonsai (feature)
Keep up with the latest Bonsai developments in this Cool Blog by Dean Lythgoe, Director of GroupWise Engineering.

6 Nov 2007
Webinars from Messaging Architects' Best Practice Series (feature)
Learn how to set up logging with MySQL on your M+NetMail system - and discover M+Guardian 2007.3.

6 Nov 2007
Finding a Missing Trash Folder (tip)
Where is that invisible trash folder? Tommy Mikkelsen offers a few clues for tracking it down when you can't see it in your desktop ...

6 Nov 2007
Using Sync Settings with GMS 2 (tip)
This tip from Joe Marton explains how to get the sync settings working for GroupWise Mobile Server 2.

6 Nov 2007
Troubleshooting Port 25 Problems on GWIA (tip)
Morris Blackham explains how to get around conflicts on port 25 with GWIA and Postfix.

6 Nov 2007
Limiting GWIA to a Specific Service (tip)
Need to set up your GWIA so it only accept and send mail with one service? Joe Marton describes how it's done ...

1 Nov 2007
Automating OES 2 Installation Using PXE Boot and AutoYaST (feature)
Installing OES 2 using PXE Boot and AutoYaST eliminates the need for boot media, installation media and inconsistent server installations. Mike Faris explains how to set up and configure the installation Server.

1 Nov 2007
Customizing AutoYaST for OES 2 Installation (feature)
AutoYaST allows for automating your SLES 10 installations, eliminating repetitious tasks by deployment teams. Mike Faris shows you how to customize AutoYaST for your SLES 10 installations.

1 Nov 2007
Creating NSS Volumes on OES 2 using Distributed Replicated Block Device (feature)
Sakila Ravi explains how to configure DRBD to create NSS pools and volumes on a single hard disk machine on SLES 10 SP1 OES 2.

1 Nov 2007
Nagios 3.0 - Sample Check Program Integration for LDAP Statistics (feature)
In this third article of a series about Nagios 3.0, Rainer Brunold shows you how to integrate a new check program into the Nagios environment.

1 Nov 2007
NetWare's EDIT.NLM, Revisited (tip)
Jack Shreve shares some tips and examples on how to use EDIT.NLM.

30 Oct 2007
Migrating GroupWise to OES 2 Linux (feature)
Here's a step-by-step process for moving your GroupWise system from NetWare to OES 2, courtesy of Norm O'Neal.

30 Oct 2007
The GroupWise "Zombification" Tool (tip)
Just in time for Halloween, Matt Ray (evil laugh here) explains the horribly delightful process of bringing back an e-mail message from the dead ...

30 Oct 2007
Omni Announces CRM Integration Initiative for GroupWise (feature)
Come check out the GroupWise CRM Integration announcement from our friends at Omni. This announcement marks an important milestone in their plans to deliver third-party database integration and CRM support for GroupWise.

30 Oct 2007
Hands-on Lab to Integrate SugarCRM to GroupWise Offered at GroupWiseR EMEA Summit (feature)
Interested in getting hands-on training on how to integrate SugarCRM and other third-party CRM, ERP and third-party database applications into GroupWise? Following the Omni Riva CRM Integration Strategy Announcement at GWAVACon Europe, GroupWiseR EMEA Summit attendees will be the first to get training on how to deploy Riva's CRM Integration Strategy. Read more ...

30 Oct 2007
Vertigo Released at GWAVACon Berlin (feature)
Vertigo, GWAVA's Key GroupWise Management Console was released at GWAVACon Berlin this past week. Although currently Vertigo has a limited feature set, it will increase after the release of Novell SP3.

30 Oct 2007
Getting Notifications on E-mails for a Designated Folder (tip)
Anita Moore shows you how to filter incoming e-mails into a designated folder and then get notifications for new messages that arrive there.

30 Oct 2007
GroupWise Resource Archive Update - October 2007 (tip)
Check out the new update to the GroupWise Resource Archive Update ...

30 Oct 2007
Configuring WebAccess on OES 2 (tip)
Aaron LeSaux explains how to adjust the default installation of WebAccess so it handles the Tomcat path and ProxyPass correctly.

30 Oct 2007
Troubleshooting a C06B Error with the GroupWise Server Migration Utility (tip)
Matt Ray explains how to avoid a C06B error when dealing with the GroupWise Server Migration Utility.

26 Oct 2007
Installing Open Enterprise Server 2 into an Existing Tree (appnote)
Updated: Joe Harmon provides a step-by-step process of how to install OES 2 into an existing tree.

26 Oct 2007
Nagios 3.0 Extension - NagiosGraph (feature)
Rainer Brunold continues his series of articles on Nagios 3.0. This article will show you how to add a Nagios extension that allows you to create charts based on service check results.

25 Oct 2007
How to Install and Configure VMware on SLED (appnote)
Dave Simons shares a step-by-step guide on how to install a VMware server on SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop.

25 Oct 2007
Workaround for Backup Exec and Java Utilization Problem (tip)
Jack Shreve shares a solution for a problem when utilization of the node Backup Exec is running on spikes through the roof when attempting to check job logs.

24 Oct 2007
Novell Teaming + Conferencing Now Available! (feature)
It's here! Novell Teaming + Conferencing is now available, allowing you to bring the benefits of enhanced productivity and open collaboration to your organization. If you're looking for next-generation collaboration capabilities like blogs, wikis, enterprise social networking and real-time conferencing--or if you want an open alternative to proprietary offerings from Microsoft and IBM--this product is for you. Find out more...

24 Oct 2007
Novell Open Audio: This is Not Your Father's Workplace (feature)
From blogs, wikis and forums to whiteboarding and Web/VoIP conferencing, teams are now able to collaborate more effectively than ever. Join Rob Luhrs, one of the lead developers of Novell Teaming + Conferencing, and the Open Audio guys to hear how Novell is taking advantage of these next-generation collaboration tools.

24 Oct 2007
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 Technical Seminar (feature)
If you're looking to deploy Novell Open Enterprise Server 2, take advantage of a technical seminar delivered by global Novell Training Services partners. This seminar will introduce you to new and enhanced features such as Xen virtualization, Dynamic Storage Technology (DST), DFS Junctions and Archive and Version Services on Linux, Novell iFolder 3.6 and Novell iManager 2.7. Find out more...

23 Oct 2007
Cool Blog: GroupWiseR Summit in Bruges, Belgium (feature)
In this Cool Blog, Alex Evans provides an inside look at the upcoming GroupWiseR Summit in Belgium.

23 Oct 2007
Messaging Architects Invites Our Valued Clients to Support Us for SC Magazine Readers Trust Awards (feature)
Voting for products in the Readers Trust Award categories of the SC Magazine Awards 2008 has begun!

23 Oct 2007
Setting Up Spam Filter Accounts (tip)
Danita Zanre shares a few steps for configuring spam filter accounts for GroupWise systems.

23 Oct 2007
Setting Up a GroupWise Post Office for Students (tip)
Here are some guidelines for setting up post offices in an academic environment, courtesy of Timothy Leerhoff.

23 Oct 2007
Messages Read - or Not Read (tip)
Danita Zanre explains a few good ways to find out why a message that has actually been read is still showing up as "unread."

23 Oct 2007
Solving Printing Problems with WebAccess and IE7 (tip)
This tip from Matthew Swenson helps you automatically pop up a print dialog for WebAccess users who print from Internet Explorer 7.

23 Oct 2007
Deleting a User and Clearing the User Space (tip)
Is that GroupWise user really gone? Here's a tip from Tim Heywood that helps you make sure, once and for all ...

19 Oct 2007
Configuring Novell Archive and Version Services using Pre-Configured PostgreSQL Server (appnote)
Anilkumar Bolleni explains how to configure a Novell Archive and Version server on an already configured PostgreSQL server. This is useful if a user has configured the PostgreSQL database earlier and wants the Novell Archive and Version Service to use the same database server.

19 Oct 2007
Cool Wiki: Changing an OES 2 Server's IP Address (tip)
Jesse Pretorius posted a solution in the Cool Wiki about how to change the IP Address of an OES 2 (Linux) server. Read it here.

19 Oct 2007
Migrating DHCP from OES 1.0 to OES 2.0 Linux (feature)
Bindu Nayar and Sulabh Sharma explain how to migrate a DHCP configuration from OES 1.0 (file based DHCP Server) to OES 2.0 (directory integrated DHCP Server).

19 Oct 2007
Nagios 3.0 - A Extensible Host and Service Monitoring (feature)
If you're planning on installing Nagios, check out this installation guide from Rainer Brunold that gives you step-by-step instructions on how to set it up.

17 Oct 2007
Survey: How well are Novell and your other vendors meeting your needs? (tip)
We're interested in knowing how well Novell is meeting your needs in several areas identified as important to current customers. Please take this short, five-minute survey to help us understand your satisfaction with Novell and other vendors.

16 Oct 2007
Cool Blog: GroupWise Advisor,GWAVACon Berlin and Bonsai BETA Update (feature)
Dean Lythgoe, Director of GroupWise Engineering, shares his thoughts on some cool GroupWise happenings you should be aware of ...

16 Oct 2007
More Productivity and Profit for Your Small Business (feature)
As a small business, you may feel pressure to stay competitive with software that far outpaces your budget. Or maybe you've heard of "free" software, open source and Linux, but wonder if this means sacrificing the support services and applications so critical to your business. Announced on October 16, the Novell Open Workgroup Suite Small Business Edition addresses these concerns by combining the benefits of Linux and open source with the support ecosystem small businesses need. Find out more...

16 Oct 2007
Novell Open Audio: Novell Open Workgroup Suite Small Business Edition (feature)
Troy Wilde and Richard Lindstedt give an overview of Novell?s Open Workgroup Suite Small Business Edition.

16 Oct 2007
Reload 2.5 Coming Soon (feature)
Reload 2.5 is slated for release in the month of October 2007. Get the details here ...

16 Oct 2007
Learn from Your Peers: South San Antonio ISD Prepares for Legal Discovery and Open records Requests with GWArchive (feature)
A K-12 organization tackles the challenges of email retention. Find out more here ...

16 Oct 2007
Top Academic IT Solutions Survey (feature)
If you work for an academic organization, your insights on what IT solutions are most important to academic organizations can get you a chance at an Apple iPhone! Take the short survey by 19 October. 4 chances to win!

16 Oct 2007
Archiving for Compliance in the Government Sector (feature)
Attend this informative webinar and enter to win a free Email Essentials Product Suite - the essential toolkit for the GroupWise administrator!

16 Oct 2007
Troubleshooting Incorrect Default Folder for Attachments (tip)
Arend Teraa explains how to get to the right folder for attachments, instead of an old default one.

16 Oct 2007
Solving a WebAccess Web Page Issue after Upgrade (tip)
If your users are getting to the wrong starting page for WebAccess, this tip from Bob Mahar should help solve the problem.

16 Oct 2007
Unarchiving an Entire Calendar at Once (tip)
This simple tip from Joe Marton helps you unarchive a complete GroupWise calendar, all at once.

16 Oct 2007
Solving Problems with Xplat GroupWise on openSUSE 10.3 (tip)
James Taylor explains how to get the GroupWise Client running successfully on openSUSE 10.3.

15 Oct 2007
Check eDirectory LDAP Statistics with Nagios (tool)
This program can be used to monitor the number of ldap searches and errors with Nagios.

10 Oct 2007
Using DFS in an Open Enterprise Server 2 Environment (appnote)
Karthik Bachu explains how to configure DFS on OES 2 and move or split volumes from one server to another.

10 Oct 2007
SSH Proxying (feature)
Damian Myerscough shows you how to set up the SSH (Secure Shell) proxy utility that gives you the ability to relay network connections via SOCKS and HTTPS.

10 Oct 2007
Using ECHO in NCFs (tip)
Bryan Keadle shares a tip that will help you get the screen-echo functionality working in NetWare 6.5.

10 Oct 2007
DesktopClean 2.5 (tool)
Scans local desktop, moves files to a specified network path, then creates shortcuts to moved files on desktop.

9 Oct 2007
Riva Collaboration Integration Suite for GroupWise Featured on Novell Open Audio (feature)
Our friends at Omni share how their Riva Collaboration Integration Suite allows administrators to 'push' calendars, proxy access, managed signatures, common folders and address books to GroupWise accounts. Hear about Omni's new Secure Distribution List module and their roadmap for ERP / CRM email integration with GroupWise.

9 Oct 2007
Learn from Your Peers: Email Retention Management with GWArchive at Univ. of Florida (feature)
Here's a real-life case study on how to meet the requirements of email retention management in Education ...

9 Oct 2007
Messaging Architects Achieves "Novell Ready" Status across Product Line (feature)
GWArchive, M+Guardian, GWExtranet, and GWTreecast are tested and ready for GroupWise. Get the details here ...

9 Oct 2007
GWAVA Announces iPod Touch Winner (feature)
Over the past few weeks GWAVA has been running a promotion for Reload in the Midwest Region. To win, customers attended a special Midwest Reload webinar. See who the winners are here.

9 Oct 2007
Upgrading a Fully Patched GroupWise 6.5 System to 7.0 (tip)
Wallace Frist shares a simple solution for going from a patched GroupWsie 6.5 system to version 7.0.

9 Oct 2007
Displaying the DNS Name instead of IP Address at Client Login (tip)
Here's a tip from Tommy Mikkelsen that helps you display the DNS name at client login time.

9 Oct 2007
Solving Error -8200: Unable to Access SDD (tip)
If -8200 is not a good number for you or your SDD, Wallace Frist has a solution that may help ...

9 Oct 2007
GW Messenger and External Entities (tip)
Read this tip from Don Heinze if you'd like to get your GW Messenger working with external entities ...

8 Oct 2007
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 Now Available (feature)
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 is now available to customers worldwide. Open Enterprise Server 2 features full 64-bit support of software services previously only found on NetWare, along with storage management enhancements and NetWare virtualization. Get all the details here ...

8 Oct 2007
Novell Open Audio: OES 2 Released!!! (feature)
Jason Williams gives an update on what OES 2 includes as well as future plans for service pack 1.

5 Oct 2007
Create an Integrated OES 2/SLES 10 SP1 DVD Image (tool)
This script combines the OES 2 ISO and the SLES 10 SP1 ISO into a single integrated DVD image for easier OES 2 installation.

5 Oct 2007
Dual Boot SLED 10 SP1 and Windows Vista with GRUB as the Boot Loader (tip)
Wally Frist explains how to set up dual boot for SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Service Pack 1 and Vista using GRUB as the boot loader.

5 Oct 2007
Ultimate Linux Desktop (feature)
Ivan Vari shares a solution based on SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 with VMware virtualization. The outcome is a multi-boot (Linux/Windows) environment which allows a user to load both systems natively and virtualized as well as providing ultimate flexibility.

5 Oct 2007
Novell Credential Manager Interface (feature)
This article by Brian Cooper describes the Credential Manager Interface in the Novell Client for Windows and in the Novell Client for Windows Vista.

5 Oct 2007
NetWare Virtualized on Xen Tips (feature)
Glen Davis shares some helpful tips for NetWare virtualized on Xen.

5 Oct 2007
A Different Way to do 802.1X Authentication with Novell Client (feature)
Brett Littrell shares a workaround for some issues he had integrating 802.1X into his network.

3 Oct 2007
AutoYaST: Network Auto Configuration Script (feature)
Cameron Seader shares a script you can add to the Autoinst.xml file when setting up your systems using AutoYaST.

3 Oct 2007
Migrating Data from NetWare 5.1 to OES, with eDirectory 8.7.3.7 (feature)
This article by Shashikala B.V. shows the step-by-step process to follow when migrating from NetWare 5.1 to OES, using upgrades to eDirectory.

2 Oct 2007
Linux Deep Dive Training with Danita Zanre and SwitchDesk at GWAVACon (feature)
GWAVA has added an additional day of training for Linux at GWAVACon. Danita Zanre and SwitchDesk will deliver a full day ramping up on Linux fundamentals and GroupWise 7 on Linux. Register now for this special pre-conference event.

2 Oct 2007
GroupWise and SAN Design, Part 1 (appnote)
In this AppNote, Tim Heywood provides a background for the processes that are required for running a GroupWise system on centralized storage, such as a SAN.

2 Oct 2007
Meeting the Email Retention Requirements of Educational Institutions with GWArchive (feature)
GroupWise guru and email archiving expert Greg Smith discusses a typical email archiving scenario for educational institutions that can be accomplished simply and elegantly with GWArchive.

2 Oct 2007
GWAVA Certification Training Hits the Road (feature)
Due to an overwhelming demand for its Certification training, GWAVA and BrainStorm are bringing this training to a city near you. Get the details here ...

2 Oct 2007
Omni Announces Secure, Access Controlled GroupWise Distribution Lists (feature)
Do you need to control who can send emails to GroupWise Distribution Lists? How about hiding GroupWise distribution list members? Interested in having external account email addresses included in your system-defined distribution lists? Riva's Secure Distribution Lists takes GroupWise distribution list control to the next level. Read more about Riva's GroupWise Secure Distribution Lists module.

2 Oct 2007
Check out Messaging Architects' Video Archive on Best Practices in Messaging (feature)
Even if you missed the live webinars this summer, you can learn how to secure and optimize your messaging environment.

2 Oct 2007
Monitoring Load Balancing for WebAccess Servers (tip)
This tip from Dave Hatfield helps you keep an eye on how well your load balancing is working for your WebAccess servers.

2 Oct 2007
Marking Confidential E-mails as Private to Other Users (tip)
Here's a practical solution from Anita Moore that gets your confidential e-mails marked as private to other GroupWise users.

2 Oct 2007
Tips for Using GWCheck (tip)
Mickael Lundgren shares an approach for using GWCheck to help solve client errors, crashes, lost folders, etc.

1 Oct 2007
Incremental GroupWise Database Backups (tool)
How to use a shell to backup GroupWise databases.

28 Sep 2007
Configuring a Xen VM for Live Migration within a Cluster (feature)
Jason Record shows you how to configure a Xen Virtual Machine (VM) resource for live migration.

27 Sep 2007
Working with DHCP in OES 2.0 Linux (appnote)
In this AppNote, Bindu Nayar and Ruma Chakraborty explain how to use DHCP in OES 2.0 Linux and provide an overview of the new features.

27 Sep 2007
Installing and Configuring Samba on Open Enterprise Server 2 (appnote)
Joe Harmon walks you through the process of installing and configuring Samba after the installation of OES 2.

27 Sep 2007
Highlights of Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 - Part 4 of 4 (feature)
The Wait Is Over: Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 delivers on the remaining services you've wanted to see on Linux, including directory-enabled Domain Name Services (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), DFS Junction support, and Archive and Versioning services. Read this Novell Connection magazine article for all the details.

27 Sep 2007
DOS Boot Menu for NetWare (feature)
James Rudd shows you how to setup a DOS boot menu for a NetWare server. Use it for firmware upgrades or to load the server with flags for troubleshooting. This guide should also work for NetWare servers running as virtualized guests on OES2.

27 Sep 2007
Solution for Error: nbackup: Unable to retrieve the Target Service Name list from xx.xx.xx.xx (tip)
If you're migrating data from NetWare 5.1 to OES 2 and get the following error: "nbackup: Unable to retrieve the Target Service Name list from xx.xx.xx.xx", here's a tip from Shashikala BV on how to fix it.

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

25 Sep 2007
Formulating Retention Policies for Education (feature)
GroupWise guru and email archiving expert Greg Smith discusses the need for educational institutions to define formalized retention policies for electronic records and email documents that address the needs of access to information and legal discovery.

25 Sep 2007
Novell Licenses Riva from Omni to Keep New Zealand on Time (Daylight Savings Time) (feature)
Omni Technology Solutions, Inc. and Novell Inc. recently announced the immediate availability of the Riva New Zealand Daylight Saving Time (DST) module for New Zealand GroupWise customers. New Zealand GroupWise customers are invited to download the free module from http://www.omni-ts.com/integration.

25 Sep 2007
Using GroupWise Mail and Calendar on Non-Novell Portals (tip)
Kevin Hurni explains how to get your GroupWise mail and calendar features working on non-Novell portals.

25 Sep 2007
Success Story: Belisol and GroupWise (feature)
Learn how the Belgium's Belisol company got a handle on its expanding sales and marketing activities with a solid GroupWise solution ...

25 Sep 2007
Dealing with the Latest Risks in Corporate Messaging: Eliminating PDF Spam with M+Guardian (feature)
This article from Messaging Architects explores the dangers and remdies for one of the newest threats to e-mail systems - PDF spam.

25 Sep 2007
Handling a Domain Name Switch for GroupWise (tip)
Need to switch domains and wondering about what will happen to your GroupWise system? This tip from Paul Lamontagne should ease the process.

25 Sep 2007
CBT Installation Training for GWAVA 4 (feature)
GWAVA in conjunction with BrainStorm has released a CBT training for GWAVA 4 for Free. Get the details here!

25 Sep 2007
Silent Upgrades for GW Messenger (tip)
You can get a silent install going for GW Messenger, by using the undocumented switch described in this tip.

25 Sep 2007
Disabling HTTP but Keeping HTTPS for WebAccess (tip)
Here's some advice from the Forum on how to disable HTTP access in WebAccess while still allowing HTTPS.

25 Sep 2007
Creating Multiple Aliases for Users in GWIA (tip)
Danita Zanre shares a simple tip for allowing more than one alias per GWIA user.

24 Sep 2007
(Error 898) NetWare Administrator Error Accessing Server Objects from Windows Client (tip)
Shashikala BV shares a solution for error 898: NetWare Administrator error while accessing the server objects from a Windows client.

21 Sep 2007
Mounting a Windows Share to the Linux File System (feature)
Michael Farrell shares a solution for accessing Windows network shares on a Linux desktop.

21 Sep 2007
Network Configuration Command-line Control (tool)
Updated: Simplified syntax for using netsh.exe.

21 Sep 2007
Troubleshooting Problem Accessing a GroupWise / OES Server from ConsoleOne after OES Migration (tip)
Greg Jandrain explains how he solved a problem he had accessing a GroupWise / OES server from ConsoleOne after migrating to OES.

18 Sep 2007
Consultant's Corner: Introducing Novell Teaming + Conferencing (feature)
Gregg Hinchman opens the curtains on Novell's new Teaming + Conferencing tools and explains their impact on your GroupWise systems.

18 Sep 2007
Creating an Annual, Recurring Event in GroupWise (tip)
Bryan Keadle shares a handy solution for creating annual GroupWise events, such as birthdays and anniversaries.

18 Sep 2007
Solving a "503 Service Not Available" Error for WebAccess (tip)
This tip from Royce Robinson helps you work around a 503 error in the WebAccess application.

18 Sep 2007
New from Novell Downloads: GroupWise Mobile Server 2.02 (tip)
Check out the latest version of GroupWise Mobile Server, available on download.novell.com ...

18 Sep 2007
GWAVACon Bonus Day Announced (feature)
Due to overwhelming demand, GWAVACon has announced a Bonus Day of intense, in-depth training!

18 Sep 2007
Omni Training for Novell Users Groups (feature)
Interested in having Omni present to your Novell Users Group? We are currently featuring 30 or 60-minute sessions on Omni eControl, Riva, EMU, CCUweb and the Desktop Multiplier. Read about how to schedule Omni Training for your Novell Users Group ...

18 Sep 2007
Learn How to Mitigate Email Risk with Novell, AMD, IBM, and Messaging Architects (feature)
Attend this exclusive free event and get up-to-date with the latest technology in messaging security and compliance.

18 Sep 2007
Illinois-based School District Pushes GroupWise Calendar Information to Staff Accounts with Riva CCU from Omni (feature)
Keith Shaffer, Director of Technology at Skokie/Morton Grove School District 69, had been waiting for a long time to be able to "push" GroupWise calendar content to his users. With Omni's new Riva Common Calendar Update module, he is able to push GroupWise appointments, reminders and calendar items to staff. What a great way to start the new school year!

18 Sep 2007
GWAVA's Vertigo Will Be Released Late September 2007 (feature)
Learn more about the upcoming release of GWAVA Vertigo here ...

14 Sep 2007
Integrating Dynamic DNS with Novell Business Continuity Clustering 1.1 for Linux (appnote)
Brad Rupp explains how to implement dynamic DNS on a single resource in a Novell Business Continuity Cluster.

14 Sep 2007
SLE10: Create a YaST Installation Source for Auto Installation (feature)
Cameron Seader shows you how to create a YaST installation source that can be used during an Auto installation or a Network installation.

14 Sep 2007
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 Public Beta (feature)
Heads Up: The Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 public beta is now available. Download it here.

14 Sep 2007
How to Install Skype on SLED 10 SP1 (tip)
Eric Gearhart shows you how to install Skype on SLED 10 SP1.

14 Sep 2007
Server Report (tool)
Simple Bash script that generates a report for documentation purposes.

13 Sep 2007
Resuming From Suspend on a Dell Latitude D400 (tip)
Eric Gearhart shares a solution for a problem he had with his Dell Latitude D400 resuming from suspend in SLED 10 SP1.

12 Sep 2007
Error: Volume NCP could not be created, error 22 (tip)
Here's a tip from Shashikala BV on how to fix a problem with NCP volume creation on a OES 2.0 server. Error: "Volume NCP could not be created, error 22."

12 Sep 2007
Solving Error when using df -h (tip)
If you get the error: df: cannot read table of mounted file systems: no such file or directory, here is a tip from Shashikala BV on how to fix it.

11 Sep 2007
Consultants Corner: Special Edition - Exchange 2007 Facts (Update) (feature)
Gregg Hinchman compares the features of GroupWise 7 and Exchange 2007 counts the migration costs - the findings may surprise you! (Now updated with GroupWise cost tables)

11 Sep 2007
A GroupWise First -- Integrate eDirectory Values into GroupWise Signatures (feature)
Do you need to standardize your GroupWise signatures by adding eDirectory values? Read more about how Omni's new Managed Signature module allows you to push eDirectory values into GroupWise signatures.

11 Sep 2007
GWAVACon - The Worlds Largest GroupWise Conference is Taking over Europe (feature)
GWAVACon will be in Berlin, Germany on October 20 - 22, 2007. Find out about it here ...

11 Sep 2007
Looking into the Future - Email Archiving and Retention with Retain (feature)
Taylor Cochrane, Product Manager for Retain, presents "Looking into the Future - Email Archiving and Retention with Retain" on Wednesday, September 19th at 2:00 PM EST.

11 Sep 2007
Discover M+Guardian: Using Executive Reports to Help Your Senior Management Understand the Importance of Investing in Messaging Security (feature)
Learn more here ...

11 Sep 2007
Locating GroupWise User Objects with Missing eDirectory Counterparts (feature)
Ruud van der Zwet explains how to locate disassociated GroupWise objects.

11 Sep 2007
Converting Groupwise Client RPMs to Run on dpkg-based Distributions (tip)
This tip from Mike Culbert helps you get your GroupWise client up and running on Debian and Ubuntu.

11 Sep 2007
Restoring a Personal Address Book from Backup (tip)
Tim Heywood explains how to get a personal address book from a backup, if your restore area is set.

11 Sep 2007
Redirecting to the WebAccess Site (tip)
Arjan Anthonisse shares some sample code that redirects the WebAccess URL to a custom page.

10 Sep 2007
Illegal Partition Table Error While Booting (tip)
If you get an "Illegal Partition Table Error" message during system booting, it could be because the Partition Table got corrupted or deleted. Check out this tip from Shashikala BV on how to fix it.

7 Sep 2007
Implementing Virtual IP in a Novell Business Continuity Cluster using RIP (feature)
Brad Rupp explains how to deploy Virtual IP in a Novell Business Continuity Cluster.

7 Sep 2007
Spinning the Cube with SLED 10 SP1 on an IBM ThinkPad (feature)
Mark Robinson shares a tip on how to configure some of the keys on an IBM ThinkPad to rotate the cube.

7 Sep 2007
Troubleshooting iPrint Driver Store Errors (tip)
Jeffry Sleddens explains how he solved some errors he got when trying to create an iPrint Driver Store.

5 Sep 2007
GWAttachmentStats (tool)
Easily report, sort, and trend on user's email statistics, mailbox sizes, and space taken by attachments.

4 Sep 2007
ABENDLogFilter Utility (tool)
This utility rewrites the ABEND.LOG into a more readable and useful format.

4 Sep 2007
Discover M+Guardian (feature)
Join Greg Smith and Branden Black in this Virtual Seminar to learn what you can do to secure your organization's collaboration system.

4 Sep 2007
Moving GroupWise to a New Volume - Another Approach (tip)
James Quinn shares another way to get your GroupWise system moved to a new volume.

4 Sep 2007
Configuring WebAccess in Academic Settings (tip)
Tim Heywood and Steve Eschenburg share some advice on how to get WebAccess set up properly in an academic environment.

4 Sep 2007
Automatic Distribution Lists for GroupWise (tip)
Here's a tip from Shivaji Samanta that helps you import user lists from PeopleSoft into the GroupWise NAB.

4 Sep 2007
Opening Internal GroupWise Systems Securely (tip)
Ryan Kather explains how to open up an internal GroupWise system to outside access, while still maintaining reasonable security and low spam.

4 Sep 2007
Printing the Full Distribution List (tip)
In this tip, Scott Brown describes how to configure your system so that full distribution lists print instead of being truncated.

4 Sep 2007
Mailbox Limit Sizes and Warnings in GroupWise (tip)
Tim Heywood explains a strategy for setting mailbox limits and issuing quota warnings in GroupWise.

4 Sep 2007
Solving HTML Issues with New GroupWise Installations (tip)
Rob Aronson shares a solution to a problem with GWIA encoding, where HTML issues are caused.

1 Sep 2007
UserKVYMonitor v1.7.1 (tool)
The analyzer of user activity on NetWare server with Novell ZENworks Remote Management support.

31 Aug 2007
Setting Up Dynamic Storage Technology with Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES) 2 (appnote)
With his customary attention to detail, Joe Harmon explains exactly how to set up Dynamic Storage Technology on OES 2. If you ever want to move old unused data to older storage, remove unwanted JPG, MP3, ISO, and zip files from your system, or just have smaller backups, you'll want to read this. Thanks Joe!

31 Aug 2007
Health Care Provider Chooses Multi-station SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktops (feature)
Health care customer looking to deploy SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop? Multiply your savings on hardware, management and electricity costs with the Omni Desktop Multiplier, powered by Userful. Our friends at Omni share how Homewood Health Centre maximized their fixed desktop budget by deploying multi-station Linux desktops.

30 Aug 2007
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Hands-Free Installations (feature)
Check out this new Novell Connection article by Nathan Conger for instructions on how to set up and configure a Network Installation Server for speedy, hands-free installations.

30 Aug 2007
Using Docufide Secure Transcript with NDPS and SLES (feature)
Brett Littrell explains how to configure NDPS and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to send student transcripts to Docufide.

30 Aug 2007
DSRAZOR for eDirectory/NDS and NetWare (tool)
Secure, delegate, administer and audit your eDirectory/NDS and NetWare File Systems. Manage user accounts, report on and manage security settings, delegate helpdesk tasks and more.

30 Aug 2007
DSRAZOR for GroupWise (tool)
Secure, delegate, administer and audit your GroupWise installations. Manage user accounts, report on and manage security settings, report disk space usage, manage distribution lists and more.

29 Aug 2007
Cash in Your Pocket, from Advisor Summit (feature)
We know it's difficult to make business decisions at the end of summer, so we're offering a bit of motivation -- $500 worth. Get the details here ...

29 Aug 2007
Cool Blog: Novell Teaming + Conferencing (feature)
Read Dean Lythgoe's blog about Novell Teaming + Conferencing, a new Collaboration product that will be shipping soon from Novell.

28 Aug 2007
What GroupWise Has that Outlook Doesn't ... (feature)
For those contemplating a move from GroupWise to Outlook, here's a timely features comparison of what you'd be leaving behind, courtesy of Lori Quinn.

28 Aug 2007
Messaging Architects' Online Email Usage Policy Course (feature)
Need Help Implementing Your ePolicy? Check out Messaging Architects' Online Email Usage Policy Course. Get your organization up to speed with your Corporate Email Policy, with zero IT overhead.

28 Aug 2007
Technote: Addressing Agent Configuration in Redline 3 (feature)
This Technote by Uli Neumann explains how data is collected in Redline and how to troubleshoot agent configuration problems.

28 Aug 2007
Moving a GroupWise System from NetWare to a Windows Server (tip)
Need to move your GroupWise system from NetWare to a Windows server? This tip from Jim Michael should help ...

28 Aug 2007
Educational Institutions Grading Google on Student Email Account Offer (tip)
If you are an Educational Institution looking to move your students to a new email system, Richard Bliss and Google want to ask you a few questions. Google has begun offering free Gmail accounts to Educational Institutions, including Universities, Colleges, and K-12.

28 Aug 2007
Avoiding Port Conflicts with GroupWise POs - Another Approach (tip)
Eric Rothweiler shares an alternate workaround for avoiding port conflicts with GroupWise POs.

28 Aug 2007
GEE Whiz "Dies" in 30 Days (tip)
GEE Whiz, an Anti-Spam, Anti-Virus solutions acquired by GWAVA more than two years ago, will stop working on September 30th, 2007. Learn more here ...

28 Aug 2007
Getting GWIA Tabs to Display Properly (tip)
Danita Zanre explains how to deal with those finicky GWIA tabs in ConsoleOne.

28 Aug 2007
Locking Out GroupWise Clients for Security Fixes (tip)
This tip from Chris Premo helps you lock out GroupWise clients prior to doing a security update for GroupWise.

28 Aug 2007
Exporting Nicknames (tip)
Here's a simple tip from Gert ter Berg that explains how to export GroupWise nicknames into Excel or a text editor.

25 Aug 2007
A Xen Virtual Machine Monitor Plugin for Nagios (feature)
Axel Schmidt explains how to integrate a Xen Virtual Machine Monitor Nagios plugin into an existing Nagios system environment.

25 Aug 2007
Using iFolder to Backup and Share Tomboy Notes (tip)
Here's a tip from Richard Holder on how to use iFolder to backup Tomboy Notes and make them available on multiple computers.

24 Aug 2007
NetworkTester (tool)
This script is made to test networking hardware and software in a simple way by verifying packets travel reliably across the network.

24 Aug 2007
Identify a User's Location During Login (tip)
Darron Michael explains how to identify a user's location (onsite or offsite) during login and select which options to run or not run within the login script.

24 Aug 2007
iPrint fills up Apache Access_log Files (feature)
Andrew Barker shares a solution for a problem he had with a SYS volume being filled up by large Apache access_logs files. The Apache access_log files contained large amounts of iPrint entries.

23 Aug 2007
INIT Script for Tivoli Storage Manager (tip)
Cameron Seader shares a script that will start the Tivoli Storage Manager client acceptor daemon on SUSE Linux Enterprise.

23 Aug 2007
NetWare Disk IO Monitoring with Nagios (tool)
Nagios Script for Monitoring Novell NetWare Disk IO.

21 Aug 2007
Consultants Corner: (Client) Push Comes to Shove (feature)
Gregg Hinchman is back with an in-depth look at how to install and configure the new GroupWise 7 Client.

21 Aug 2007
Dive into Open Enterprise Server 2 at the GroupWise Advisor Summit (feature)
The GroupWise Advisor Summit is coming to Miami, Florida from September 30 to October 4. Learn about the full day of sessions on OES 2 here ...

21 Aug 2007
Installing GroupWise Mobile Server (GMS) (feature)
Dave Simons shares a step-by-step approach for getting GroupWise Mobile Server installed on a Windows 2000 server.

21 Aug 2007
Get the Latest on Novell Teaming + Conferencing at the GroupWise Advisor Summit (feature)
The GroupWise Advisor Summit is coming to Miami, Florida from September 30 to October 4. Learn about the sessions on Novell Teaming + Conferencing here ...

21 Aug 2007
Check out What's New in the Latest Release of M+Guardian (feature)
M+Guardian has improved connection control, configurable reports, multiple autonomous spam engines, and more ...

21 Aug 2007
The GroupWise Community has spoken: GWAVACon San Diego Announced (feature)
After 2 months of voting by the GroupWise Community, this year's GWAVACon will be held in beautiful San Diego, California. Get the details here!

21 Aug 2007
Expiring vs. Deleting GroupWise Items (tip)
What's the difference between expiring and delting items in GroupWise? Danita Zanre sheds some light on the subject ...

21 Aug 2007
Success Story: Johnson Matthey, GroupWise, and BorderManager (feature)
Learn how Johnson Matthey, a leader in advanced materials technology, provided secure and reliable access to intranets, extranets, and the Internet with a solution including Novell GroupWise and Novell BorderManager.

21 Aug 2007
Solving Port Conflicts with a Second GroupWise PO (tip)
This tip from Tim Heywood helps you get past port conflict issues when you load a new GroupWise Post Office.

20 Aug 2007
OpenOffice.org Impress (feature)
Here's the latest in a series of Novell Connection articles about OpenOffice.org. In this article by BrainStorm, you'll learn how to convert a PowerPoint presentation to OpenOffice.org Impress.

17 Aug 2007
Highlights of Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 - Part 3 (feature)
Here's the latest in a series of Novell Connection articles about Novell Open Enterprise Server 2. Part 3 explains how to preserve your NetWare services in a paravirtualized NetWare virtual machine.

16 Aug 2007
How to Maintain your Linux Environment, if you're New to Linux (feature)
Hanny Kraa put together a quick reference guide with some basic Linux administrative tasks for NetWare administrators who are new to Linux.

16 Aug 2007
Troubleshooting Problems Viewing Files on a NetWare Server (tip)
Tony Kelly explains how he solved some problems users were having when viewing files on a NetWare Server if they were using the Verdana Ref font.

15 Aug 2007
K-12 School Uses EMU to Create and Bulk Modify Novell Home Directories for Mac OS X Users (feature)
Struggling with managing Macintosh Home Directories on NetWare / OES? Does your school district or college use Macintosh OS X computers with home directories on NetWare or OES? Check out this Cool Solution success story about how Savannah Country Day School uses EMU to manage their 1,200 user accounts, including Macintosh home directory values on NetWare.

14 Aug 2007
Installing and Configuring GroupWise Messenger on OES (feature)
Dave Simons shares a step-by-step guide for installing and using GW Messenger on OES Linux.

14 Aug 2007
Cool Blog: Milestone 3 Demos, GroupWise Advisor Summit Plug (feature)
Dean Lythgoe, Director of GroupWise Engineering, describes the latest developments of the upcoming Bonsai release in this Cool Blog.

14 Aug 2007
Release of M+Guardian 2007.3 Confirms Messaging Architects' Path as Technology Innovator in Messaging Security (feature)
Learn about the latest enhancements in Messaging Architects' Next-Generation Email Firewall.

14 Aug 2007
GroupWise on Linux: Three Unique Abilities with Reload (feature)
Check out this timely article by Tay Kratzer on the unique features of Reload for GroupWise on Linux.

14 Aug 2007
Solving Trusted Key Issues with Blackberry Server and ConsoleOne (tip)
Here's a tip from Mike Romine that helps you avoid a Trusted Application Key error on BlackBerry's with GroupWise.

14 Aug 2007
Managing Contacts via HTML in GroupWise 7 (tip)
Tony Kelly explains how to take advantage of the HTML files that GroupWise 7 leaves in the user's default temp folder.

13 Aug 2007
Backup4all 3.10.281 (tool)
Customizable backup software for full, incremental, differential and mirror backups.

10 Aug 2007
Novell GroupWise View Designer 7.0.2 (feature)
The GroupWise View Designer has been updated for GroupWise 7.0.2. Download it here! Updated with a new version for 7.0.2 HP or greater GroupWise Windows client.

10 Aug 2007
Compressed Drive Imaging over a Network (feature)
Michael Farrell explains how to copy an entire drive image from one computer running Linux to another.

10 Aug 2007
Virtualization Performance and Workload Recommendations to Get the Most From Your Assets (feature)
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 has the ability to run in either a physical or virtual environment. Part of the Open Enterprise Server 2 product is SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Support Pack 1 including Xen virtualization. This Novell Connection article by Jason Williams will give you information and guidance about virtualization in Open Enterprise Server 2.

10 Aug 2007
Novell GroupWise 7.0.2 HP View Designer (tool)
New version of GroupWise View Designer for the 7.0.2 HP or greater GroupWise Windows client.

10 Aug 2007
openSUSE Linux Rants eBook Library (tip)
Heads Up: Scott Morris has created a new openSUSE Linux Rants eBook Library where you can download his free eBooks. Get all the details here and download his new eBook called: "Investigation 101 - Gathering Information about Hardware, Filesystem, and Processes".

7 Aug 2007
Linux List Pool Snapshots (tool)
This tool lists Linux NSS Snapshot pools.

7 Aug 2007
Linux Add Pool (tool)
This tool creates an NSS pool on a specified device.

7 Aug 2007
Linux Remove Pool Snapshot (tool)
This tool deletes a specified NSS pool Snapshot.

7 Aug 2007
Linux Add Pool Snapshot (tool)
This tool creates a Linux NSS pool Snapshot on a specified device.

7 Aug 2007
Cool Blog: Securing your Agents, Part II (feature)
Alex Evans shares the next installment of his discussion on how to secure GroupWise agents.

7 Aug 2007
Preventive Maintenance for System Administrators (feature)
Here's some practical and detailed advice on staying ahead of the server maintenance game, courtesy of Hanny Kraa.

7 Aug 2007
Emergency Planning: Auto-Forwarding Messages to Cell Phones (feature)
Help in an emergency is as close as your cell phone, thanks to this timely article from Darron Michael ...

7 Aug 2007
Monitor Memory and Disk Space with Redline 3 (feature)
Uli Neumann takes you behind the scenes with GWAVA's powerful new version of Redline 3.

7 Aug 2007
Need Help with Your ePolicy? Get Messaging Architects' Online Email Usage Policy Course (feature)
This course is easy to use, totally web-based for flexible access, and requires zero administration from the IT personnel. Check it out!

7 Aug 2007
Shared Folders Utility for Windows (tip)
Dave Parkes shares a cool utility that helps GroupWise users get the most of shared folders.

7 Aug 2007
Copying Users Between GroupWise Systems in a Tree (tip)
Here's a step-by-step tip that shows you how to get your GroupWise users copied from one Post Office to another, so they exist in both places.

3 Aug 2007
Highlights of Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 - Part 2 (feature)
Here's part 2 in a series of Novell Connection articles about Novell Open Enterprise Server 2. Learn how Novell Domain Services for Windows can help simplify your IT environment.

3 Aug 2007
Configuring OES SP2 with NSS, NCS, and Samba (feature)
Jordan Nielsen shares instructions on how to configure Clustering, NSS, and Samba in an OES SP2 environment.

3 Aug 2007
Cool Blog: iFolder 3.6 - Looking *really* good! (feature)
Read Jason Williams latest blog about some of the new features and enhancements in iFolder 3.6.

3 Aug 2007
Success Story: Contra Costa County Office of Education, and Riva from Omni (feature)
Read this Cool Solution from our friends at Omni to learn how the GroupWise administrator at CCCOE is now able to push the school districts' holiday schedules, events, meetings and other items to user accounts. Learn how Riva's new Common Calendar Update (CCU) module delivers increased user satisfaction and helps you improve your GroupWise ROI.

3 Aug 2007
Setting Up XNTPD Time on NetWare 6.5 SP5 Servers (feature)
Chris Premo explains how to configure your NetWare 6.5 SP5 servers to use XNTPD Time.

31 Jul 2007
Cool Blog: Alternate GWIA's (feature)
Alex Evans stayed up late wondering what you could do with alternate GWIA feature in GroupWise - and his eyes were opened ...

31 Jul 2007
Moving GroupWise to a New Volume (tip)
Pat Hopkins shares a tip for making GroupWise moves and copies across servers a bit easier.

31 Jul 2007
Setting All Address Books to Display Last Name First (tip)
Tommy Mikkelsen has a simple tip for changing to a last-name first display with the address book, and making that available to all clients.

31 Jul 2007
Customizing the WebAccess Logo (tip)
Jim Michael and Christopher Premo show how easy it is to customize your own logo for use in WebAccess.

31 Jul 2007
Changing the Default Port for GMS Server (tip)
Joe Marton explains how to change the default port on the GroupWise Mobile Server, in this step-by-step tip.

31 Jul 2007
Solving Slow Performance with the "To" Field (tip)
This tip from Joerg Rohrer shows how to prevent overly-long address book searches and the user frustration that goes with them.

31 Jul 2007
Messaging Architects' Online Email Usage Policy Course (feature)
Need to enforce a corporate email policy in your organization this summer? Check out Messaging Architects' Online Email Usage Policy course.

31 Jul 2007
Do You Have GroupWise Mobile Server Users Who Need to Access Shared Calendars? (feature)
Paragon Title & Escrow needed to provide access to a shared calendar for their GroupWise Mobile Server users. Read this Cool Solution from our friends at Omni about how this law firm used Riva to synchronize a business critical GroupWise shared calendar to their mobile users.

27 Jul 2007
OES Migration (appnote)
Ruud van der Zwet shares instructions for a project that migrates five OES NetWare servers to one OES Linux server.

27 Jul 2007
Securing Access to the iPrint Web Page outside of the Network (tip)
Here's a tip from Chris Premo on how to secure access to the iPrint Web Page from outside of the Network.

27 Jul 2007
8 CLI Tools that are Under-utilized, Sometimes Unknown, or Unappreciated and Yet Pack a Powerful Punch (feature)
Jonathan Peck put together a list of command line tools that he has found to be very helpful and informative when it comes to administrating Linux.

27 Jul 2007
Securing Apache Web Server with mod_security (feature)
Damian Myerscough explains how to install and configure mod_security on your Apache web server.

24 Jul 2007
MiniChecker (tool)
Monitor individual drivers on NW, Linux, and Windows, as well as some LDAP search/auth performance and directory sync.

24 Jul 2007
Cool Blog: Preparing for Bonsai Beta (feature)
In this Cool Blog, Dean Lythgoe, Director of GroupWise Engineering, maps out the great new features coming in the much anticipated Bonsai release of GroupWise.

24 Jul 2007
Success Story: City of St. Paul and GroupWise (feature)
Learn how the city of St. Paul, Minnesota, found a winning e-mail solution with GroupWise running on SUSE Linux.

24 Jul 2007
Fixing GMS Redirection (tip)
This tip from Marko Kautium shows how to work around a certificate error that sometimes occur with GMS redirection.

24 Jul 2007
Changing a Name while Still Using an Old Email Address (tip)
Ah, the excitement of a double life - but it doesn't have to be complicated, as this e-mail identity solution from Wally Frist explains.

24 Jul 2007
Changing a GroupWise Given Name (tip)
Paul Lamontagne and Uwe Buckesfeld explain a curious problem that can happen when you try to update a GroupWise name in ConsoleOne.

24 Jul 2007
Cool Blog: Securing your Agents, Part I (feature)
In this Cool Blog, Alex Evans explains a practical way to keep your GroupWise agents running smoothly - and securely.

20 Jul 2007
Migrating Microsoft DNS to OES Linux (feature)
Michael Faris shares instructions on how to migrate DNS zones from Windows to Linux.

20 Jul 2007
Manually Partitioning Your Hard Drive with fdisk (feature)
Damian Myerscough shows you how to create partitions with fdisk on SUSE Linux Enterprise.

20 Jul 2007
File Replication Pro - Native Novell File Replication & Synchronization (tool)
Bit Level, Real-Time or Scheduled File Replication & Synchronization

20 Jul 2007
How to put a Linux SMDR in NetWare Mode or in Dual Mode (tip)
When adding Linux servers to your network you may find that you need to back them up from a NetWare server. Here's a tip from Dean Giles that shows you how to put a Linux SMDR in NetWare mode or in Dual mode so you can backup a Linux server from NetWare.

17 Jul 2007
Consultants Corner: Planning for GroupWise 7 on Linux Clusters (feature)
Gregg Hinchman warms up with a hot summer topic - getting your GroupWise 7 system running on Linux clusters.

17 Jul 2007
GWAVA 4 Released for Download! (feature)
On July 11th, GWAVA released GWAVA 4, its flagship GroupWise security product. Find out more about it here ...

17 Jul 2007
Sending Personalized Emails from GroupWise (feature)
Need to send personalized emails to customers, students or partners from GroupWise? Check out this quick and easy Cool Solution from our friends at Omni. Simply create your personalized text message, export your list of contacts from your CRM or database into a CSV file, and GWmerge takes care of the rest. No copying and pasting required. No need to import all the email addresses into your GroupWise address book. Email merges made simple with GWmerge from Omni!

17 Jul 2007
Success Story: Computhink and The Auburn-Washburn School District (feature)
Email archival and retrieval: every school district needs it! Learn how Computhink helped the Auburn-Washburn School District meet a federal mandate for email archival.

17 Jul 2007
GroupWise Secure LDAP Authentication (tip)
Ruud van der Zwet shares a tip that helps you successfully authenticate over secure LDAP to GroupWise.

16 Jul 2007
PageSize (tool)
System paging size report

12 Jul 2007
FSSync 1.8 (tool)
File operations (delete, copy, purge..) with some Novell specific add-ons (purge, truee/IRM-copy)

11 Jul 2007
GWPUDBInfo (tool)
This tool will parse a GWCheck log file into a more readable comma-delimited file.

11 Jul 2007
Keeping your FTP Service to Yourself (tip)
Peter Frolich shares a slick method of keeping people from hacking in and using your FTP service. His solution keeps your logfile from getting crammed as well. Especially groovy when it comes to stopping bots. Enjoy!

11 Jul 2007
Installing a All-In-One HP Printer on SLED 10 SP1 (feature)
Mark Robinson explains how to set up printing and scanning with an HP All-In-One (AIO) device using the HPLIP package.

11 Jul 2007
First Impressions: Creating a Presentation with OpenOffice.org Impress (feature)
Here's the latest in a series of Novell Connection magazine articles about OpenOffice.org. Part 5 shows you how to create a multimedia presentation using OpenOffice.org's presentation program, Impress.

10 Jul 2007
Setting Up LDAP Authentication on a GroupWise System (feature)
Dave Simons explains the step-by-step process for getting LDAP authentication set up and working with a GroupWise post office.

10 Jul 2007
Workaround for Installing GroupWise on Windows 2003 (tip)
Can't get GroupWise to install correctly on a Windows 2003 machine? Joep Piscaer shares a solution ...

10 Jul 2007
Repeating Birthday Function in GroupWise (tip)
Danita Zanre shows us how to make birthdays behave, with this handy tip for repeating birthdays on your GroupWise calendar.

10 Jul 2007
Solving GW Agent Installation Problems on OES Linux (tip)
This tip from David Dabinett shows how ensuring the correct rights can speed up the GW agent installation process on OES.

10 Jul 2007
WebAccess Agent and Domain Considerations (tip)
Jim Michael describes a few installation strategies to get WebAccess working well in a domain.

10 Jul 2007
Running GMS Secure Gateway and IIS on the Same Machine (tip)
This tip from Doyle Collings shows how to get the GMS Secure Gateway and IIS running smoothly on the same machine.

10 Jul 2007
Netscape Address Book Import (tool)
Import Netscape address book into GroupWise.

6 Jul 2007
Highlights of Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 - Part 1 (feature)
In this first of a four-part series, Novell Connection magazine digs deep into some of the highlights of Open Enterprise Server 2, starting with Dynamic Storage Technology - a new feature focused entirely on helping customers control rising data storage costs.

6 Jul 2007
Delete or Rename Files with Corrupted Filenames (tip)
Have you ever been asked to delete a directory that was not empty but you can't find any files in there? Or you can see a file, but you can't delete it? Greg Riedesel shares some tips on how to get rid of them. Updated with new information!

5 Jul 2007
Omni Webinar Series (feature)
Omni presents three weekly web seminars to help you maximise your GroupWise, eDirectory and SLED deployments. Find out how to deploy GroupWise Dynamic Distribution Lists, Common Calendars, set Proxy Access for Auditors, clean-up eDirectory information to prepare for IDM, save up to 80% on your SLED desktop deployments and provide ZERO-Rights, delegated user account management.

3 Jul 2007
Summer 2007 Letter to GWAVA Customers from CEO, Charles Taite (feature)
Find out more about the upcoming release of GWAVA 4 for NetWare, and more ...

3 Jul 2007
Scaling GroupWise with a New Installation (feature)
Wondering how best to scale your new installation of GroupWise? This article from Michael Bell provides some practical tips and strategies on the subject.

3 Jul 2007
Creating Reusable Vacation Rules (tip)
Here's a refresher tip from Dave Simons to help you get your GroupWise vacation rules ready for the summer ...

3 Jul 2007
Creating Global Categories for Mail and Calendar (tip)
Here's a workaround solution from Steve Babcock that helps you create Global Mail and Calendar categories for your GroupWise users.

3 Jul 2007
Adding GWIA Global Signatures with HTML (tip)
Chris Premo explains how to get GWIA global signatures working properly in HTML format.

3 Jul 2007
Always Know When Email is Down - before Your Boss Knows! (feature)
GroupWise Monitoring and Reporting, JUST GOT EASIER with Redline 3 - get the details here ...

3 Jul 2007
Another FID Finder (tip)
Eugene Liedel shares an alternate approach for getting a handy list of FIDs, from the gwcheck.log file.

2 Jul 2007
Notify GWWebUsers over SMS when Log in to GWWEBACCESS (tool)
Notify GwWebAccess users when log in to the GWWEBACCESS.

28 Jun 2007
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 for the Masses: Discover the Power of Network-Based, Hands-Free Installations (feature)
Nathan Conger explains how to setup and configure a Network Installation Server paired with PXE Boot and AutoYaST for speedy, hands-free installations.

28 Jun 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Creating a Custom AutoFill Sorted List in OpenOffice.org Calc 2 (feature)
Need to insert the same data over and over again in your spreadsheet? Does it need to be in a certain order? Calc's autofill feature can help you add that data with just a drag. Read this tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to learn how.

28 Jun 2007
GroupWise Snapins for the API Gateway (tool)
GroupWise 5.5 Snapins for NetWare Administrator (NWAdmin). They are to be used with the GroupWise API Gateway.

28 Jun 2007
Mounting ISO Image Files as NSS Volumes on OES for Linux (feature)
Simon Flood shows you how to mount ISO image files of CDs or DVDs as NSS volumes on OES Linux.

28 Jun 2007
Novell Open Enterprise Server Training and Support Promotion Extended! (feature)
The Novell Open Enterprise Server Training and Support promotion is being extended through September 15, 2007. Take advantage of free Open Enterprise Server training and support. Get all the details here.

26 Jun 2007
Solving the GroupWise 7.0.2 Vulnerability - Quickly and Completely (feature)
GWAVA's Uli Neumann shares an appraoch to getting large numbers of GroupWise clients updated quickly and easily, with Redline and a few supplied files.

26 Jun 2007
Messaging Architects Acquires Email Essentials' Product (feature)
Messaging Architects has acquired Email Essentials' Product Suite and is making it available to all active GWArchive clients. Get the details here ...

26 Jun 2007
Disabling Client Auto-Update before Patching GroupWise (feature)
Need to test the new GroupWise Messenger before your GroupWise patch goes out? Wallace Frist shows you how to disable the client auto-update and buy yourself some time ...

26 Jun 2007
Protecting GroupWise Archive Paths (tip)
If you need to protect archive paths from the "enquiring minds" of GroupWise users, this tip from Mark Clark should help.

26 Jun 2007
Restoring Single Address Books and Calendars (tip)
Danita Zanre shares a simple method for restoring single address books and calendars of GroupWise users.

26 Jun 2007
Getting a List of FIDs (tip)
Need to know the FIDs that are associated with your GroupWise users? Charles Ransom and Paul Lamontagne explain how to easily get a handy FID list for your use.

26 Jun 2007
Speeding Up Client Startup Time (tip)
Something might be slowing down your GroupWise client startup - and Tommy Mikkelsen unravels the mystery ...

26 Jun 2007
UNC Path and Advanced Tabs for GWIA (tip)
Kimberly Combest shares a tip for getting the GWIA Advanced tabs to show up correctly in ConsoleOne.

26 Jun 2007
Switching IP Addresses with WebAccess (tip)
This tip from Jim Michael helps you get your IP addresses sorted out and updated when you switch them in WebAccess.

26 Jun 2007
GWSave (tool)
Bulk export of GroupWise 7 email messages to standard mime (*.eml) format.

21 Jun 2007
Troubleshooting the SLES10 Boot Process (feature)
Jason Record has provided a quick reference guide to narrow down the cause of a failed boot and get the server back up as quickly as possible. It is based on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10.

21 Jun 2007
Complete NetWare to OES Linux Migration Guide (appnote)
Mike Faris shares a step-by-step guide on how to migrate a server from NetWare to OES Linux.

21 Jun 2007
Remote Management using SSH and X-Forwarding (feature)
James Rudd explains how to use SSH and X-Forwarding for remote management of your OES or SLES servers.

21 Jun 2007
Utility to help remove NCS/BCC, NSS, and ARK iManager plugins (tool)
This utility will remove the files on disk for the NCS/BCC, NSS, and ARK iManager plugins.

20 Jun 2007
Free* Novell Open Enterprise Server Administrator's Command Reference Quick Start Card (feature)
Put NetWare and Linux commands at your fingertips. Sign up to get your free* Novell Open Enterprise Server Administrator's Command Reference Quick Start Card from BrainStorm Inc.

19 Jun 2007
Consultants Corner: It's "Knife" to Know Archiving (feature)
Consultant Gregg Hinchman discusses the pros and cons of deleting vs. archiving in your GroupWise system.

19 Jun 2007
Success Story: Coperion and GroupWise (feature)
Learn how Coperion implemented a GroupWise solution to replace a mix of disparate e-mail systems, using Advansys Message Saver technology to assist in integrating GroupWise with a Camos CRM system.

19 Jun 2007
WebAccess Configuration in a DMZ (feature)
Here are some strategies and tips for setting up and using WebAccess in a DMZ, courtesy of Jim Michael.

19 Jun 2007
Cool Story from Messaging Architects: Geisinger Health System and GWArchive (feature)
Learn how Geisinger Health System used GWArchive to deploy a secure email archiving policy and manage email risks at Geisinger Health System.

19 Jun 2007
Last Login Time for GroupWise (tip)
This tip from Joe Marton helps you find out the last time a user logged in to a GroupWise account.

19 Jun 2007
GroupWise Unload Script (tip)
Dave Simons shares a handy script that unloads GroupWise before a scheduled backup is done.

19 Jun 2007
Identical Usernames in Different POs with GMS (tip)
How can you have identical usernames existing in different POs, using GMS? Georg Fritsch has a solution to the problem ...

15 Jun 2007
Patching an OES server with ZENworks Linux Management 7 (tip)
The best (and only supported) way to update an Open Enterprise Linux Server is by OES patch bundles and not via the oes-bundle. Here's how you do it.

15 Jun 2007
Creating GroupWise Dynamic Distribution Lists (feature)
Do you work in an environment where it would be valuable to have GroupWise Distribution List membership be automatically updated based on the values of an eDirectory Group or an LDAP query? Riva's GroupWise Dynamic Distribution List Module solves the challenge encountered in many GroupWise environments where distribution lists need to be updated manually to reflect frequent changes.

15 Jun 2007
SmartSYNC 2007 (tool)
Synchronize the latest Palm OS based devices with GroupWise 6.5+/7.x+

14 Jun 2007
New Free YaST eBook Available (tip)
Scott Morris has completed another free eBook. It covers the basics of managing software with YaST. It goes over what Installation Sources are, how to get a full list of them, and how to put them in. He also covers the basics of adding and removing software via YaST. Find out how to get the free ebook here.

14 Jun 2007
How to Securely Access a Server GUI from a Workstation (feature)
Simon Flood explains how to securely access a server's graphic console from a workstation rather than have to be physically located where the server is.

14 Jun 2007
Changing the Default Text Editor Used in SLED 10 (tip)
Ricardo da Costa shares a tip on how to change your default text editor in SLED 10.

14 Jun 2007
Java Based NetWare FTP Command Line Utilities 1.9C (tool)
Java based NetWare to NetWare FTP based utilities capable of single file, single directory or single directory tree FTP operations.

14 Jun 2007
Getting Ahead: Migrating from NetWare to OES (tip)
Check out this new Connection Magazine article by Ken Baker for some tips on planning a NetWare to OES Migration.

12 Jun 2007
NWAddIn - Novell NetWare Reporting in Microsoft Excel (tool)
Novell NetWare add-in for Microsoft Excel provides functions to extract Novell NetWare Server and Volume details.

12 Jun 2007
Messaging Architects Launches Email Compliance & Security Bundle for Small- and Mid-Size Organizations (feature)
Get the details here on Messaging Architects' new Email Compliance & Security Bundle.

12 Jun 2007
Ready to Upgrade to GWIA Native Internet Addressing? (feature)
Are you finally ready to upgrade to GWIA Native Internet Addressing? Learn how Omni's new Riva Address Book Cleanup module can take the risk out of updating user address books that have old GroupWise Internet gateway identifiers.

12 Jun 2007
Upgrade Tips for GroupWise on Linux (tip)
Alan Evans shares a few tips on using RPMs to upgrade GroupWise versions on Linux.

12 Jun 2007
Relaying Mail to Internal and External Addresses (tip)
This tip from Rich Aronson helps you avoid errors when relaying external messages via the GWIA.

12 Jun 2007
Load-Balancing with WebAccess (tip)
Here's some sample code that implements a simple load-balancing approach for WebAccess, courtesy of Robert Charles Mahar.

12 Jun 2007
Transferring GroupWise to Another Server, from NWSB (tip)
This tip from Tim Heywood shows you how to get GroupWise transferred to a different server, using the NetWare Small Business Suite.

12 Jun 2007
Solving Communications Problems with the GroupWise WebAccess Agent (tip)
Jim Michael shares a few ideas for getting the GroupWise WebAccess Agent running smoothly ...

8 Jun 2007
Create Backup Copy of File Every N minutes (tool)
Perl script creates a backup copy of a file every N minutes.

8 Jun 2007
Using Redirect Links to Consolidate and Simplify Access to Management Links (feature)
Bryan Keadle shows you an easy way to keep track of your web-based management tools and pages.

6 Jun 2007
Public Beta: GroupWise Collaboration Integration Suite for eDirectory and GroupWise, June 8, 2007 (feature)
Check out this cool announcement from our friends at Omni. Their new, unified GroupWise integration suite allows you to create Dynamic GroupWise Distribution Lists, push calendar entries, push proxy access, clean up address books, generate GroupWise archive path reports, eDirectory password expiry reports and more. Sounds like just the kind of application a GroupWise administrator would like to have on hand.

5 Jun 2007
GWAVA Reload and Arnold Schwarzenegger Pay a Visit On The Same Day (feature)
Learn how GWAVA Reload saved the day at the State of Utah Governor's office ...

5 Jun 2007
Exclusive Email Security & Archiving Offerings from Messaging Architects (feature)
Secure your messaging infrastructure and attain compliance with exclusive email security and archiving offerings from Messaging Architects. This summer, maximize your investment in GroupWise and enhance your end users' productivity with these unbeatable deals!

5 Jun 2007
Two Post Offices, One Server (feature)
Wally Frist explains how to get a second GroupWise post office up and running on the same server.

5 Jun 2007
New Leasing Program from Messaging Architects (feature)
Be on the cutting edge of technology and have the financial flexibility your business needs for maximum success. Find out more here ...

5 Jun 2007
Linking Items to Folders using the GroupWise 7 Cross-Platform Client (feature)
Find out how to get items linked to folders with the cross-platform GroupWise client, thanks to this tip from Axel Schnellbügel.

5 Jun 2007
Creating a Task and Viewing It on the Calendar (tip)
Anita Moore shares a simple approach for helping users understand how to create tasks and view them on their calendars.

5 Jun 2007
Seeing the Novell Address Book with Both GroupWise and Outlook Installed (tip)
Here's a tip from Aldous Leung that helps users see the Novell Address Book correctly when they have both Outlook and GroupWise installed.

5 Jun 2007
Loading WebAccess in Protected Memory Space (tip)
In this tip, Tim Heywood explains the process for loading WebAccess into protected memory space, and what else you should know about it.

30 May 2007
syslog-atom.py (tool)
Python script that transforms your syslog-ng formatted messages from your logfile into an atom feed. So now you can use you favorite feed reader to keep up with your logs!

30 May 2007
Cool Wiki: Migration Wizard (feature)
Check out this wiki article for recommendations on server migrations and tips on tuning the server configurations to speed up the migration and reduce the risk of problems.

29 May 2007
Renaming a NIC (tip)
Muhammad Sharfuddin explains how you can change the name of a NIC in your system.

29 May 2007
Messaging Architects' GWArchive Included in Gartner's Magic Quadrant (feature)
Messaging Architects' GWArchive is the only email retention & compliance solution for GroupWise included in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Email Active Archiving for the second consecutive year. Learn more here ...

29 May 2007
Novell Open Audio: GroupWise Linux Client and Bonsai Release (feature)
Novell's Bill Pray and Gregory Webb answer questions on parity in the GW Linux client and the upcoming Bonsai release, from the Novell Open Audio Studio.

29 May 2007
New GroupWise Wiki Pages (feature)
Here are four new Wiki pages for GroupWise, covering topics of security, system health, administration, and design.

29 May 2007
Reinstalling GroupWise Agents on a New Server (tip)
This tip from Paul Caron helps you get your GroupWise Agents installed on a new server with a minimum of hassle.

29 May 2007
Troubleshooting Groupwise High Availability in a Linux Cluster Environment (tip)
Martin Prikril explains how to deal with a problematic feature in GroupWise High Availability when it comes to Linux clustering.

29 May 2007
Solving Greylisting Problems in GWIA (tip)
Here's a quick tip from Alan Ninatoski that helps the right messages get through, with Greylisting in place.

29 May 2007
Sorting E-mails by Subject with the Agent Accounting Data File (tip)
Nigel Lewis explains the value and use of the Agent Accounting Data File in getting your e-mails sorted by subject type.

24 May 2007
Novell Open Audio: Bill Pray on GroupWise and Novell Business Continuity Clustering (feature)
When will we see parity on the GroupWise Linux client? Bill Pray and Gregory Webb answer this question in the interview, and get an update on the next release of GroupWise codenamed Bonsai. Also, Brad Rupp and Ryan Okelberry get technical with Novell Business Continuity Clustering.

24 May 2007
Login Tracking Scripts (feature)
James Rudd shares an easy way to keep a login log of users that can be used for tracking and statistical purposes.

24 May 2007
How to use NSS Storage with a SLES 10 iSCSI Server (feature)
Lane Harner explains how he solved some problems he had when using an iSCSI server as shared storage with NSS.

24 May 2007
NDPS Printer Installation Script (feature)
Ed Radke shares a script that he uses to aid in NDPS printer installations.

22 May 2007
Consultants Corner: Synchronize with the Living Force (feature)
Gregg Hinchman shares his expert advice on synchronizing GroupWise and eDirectory systems in this article.

22 May 2007
Secure Your Messaging System with M+Guardian, Tame Storage Growth with GWArchive and Train Your Users on GroupWise (feature)
Learn about the total Messaging Architects Email Security & Archiving Bundle for Small and Mid-Size Organizations.

22 May 2007
GroupWise Upgrade Tips (tip)
Here are some practical tips on upgrading your GroupWise system, from Tim Heywood, Alan Evans, and Timothy Leerhoff.

22 May 2007
TBX.nlm - Saves Time When Backups Fail (tip)
Wallace Frist explains how TBX.nlm can make your life easier when backing up GroupWise remotely.

22 May 2007
Creating a New SDD Directory for SP Installs (tip)
Joe Marton and Timothy Leerhoff share some insights on creating and using SDDs for GroupWise installations.

22 May 2007
Using Transend Migrator for Legal Discovery (tip)
When you need to convert e-mails to a supported format for legal eDiscovery, Alan Ninatoski recommends the Transend Migrator 6.0 Forensic Edition.

21 May 2007
Formativ Applet: iCal Solution (tool)
Share appointments with people using other collaboration software, such as Microsoft Outlook.

21 May 2007
Formativ Applet: Delete Attachments From Selected Messages (tool)
Remove attachments from received messages, minimizing the space required to store your GroupWise data.

21 May 2007
Formativ Applet: Print Message (tool)
Print a selected GroupWise message and attachment listing.

16 May 2007
Solution for Error: Could not initialize nwtermio terminfo database (tip)
Anthony Keaveney explains how he fixed a "Could not initialize nwtermio terminfo database" error he got when his server would abend when mounting the SYS volume.

16 May 2007
Back Up and Synchronize Files between a Desktop and Laptop on SLED 10 (feature)
Peter McCracken shows you how to back up and synchronize files between a desktop and laptop using a USB hard disk and RSYNC.

15 May 2007
Cool Blog: More GroupWise Updates (feature)
In this Cool Blog, Alex Evans describes the latest changes in the Exchange and Notes Gateways for GroupWise.

15 May 2007
New Wiki Pages for GroupWise (feature)
Check out the new GroupWise Wiki pages on Cool Solutions for maintenance, design, and reference information.

15 May 2007
GroupWise Disaster Recovery - Reload v2 - The Holy Grail of GroupWise (feature)
Push Button Disaster Recovery For GroupWise! All organizations must trust their backup and recovery solution to work in time of crisis. Reload from GWAVA earns that trust. Learn about Version 2 of Reload here ...

15 May 2007
Exceptional Summer Offer from Messaging Architects (feature)
Maximize the investment in your GroupWise infrastructure with an exceptional summer offer! Messaging Architects extends its enterprise-class email security and archiving portfolio to small and mid-size organizations - get the details here.

15 May 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Customize Your Electronic Business Card (tip)
This BrainStorm Cool Tip helps you customize your vCard in GroupWise and set up your signature to automatically attach it.

15 May 2007
Special Offers from Messaging Architects EMEA (feature)
Check out these special offers for educational institutions, small businesses and enterprise clients, from Messaging Architects EMEA.

15 May 2007
Controlling Notification of a New GroupWise Client (tip)
How do you let your users know about new GroupWise client - after you're ready to roll out the update? James Barkun has a practical tip you can use.

15 May 2007
Firefox Default Browser Script that Enables URLs and Attachments (tip)
Randy Wilson has a solution that not only runs GroupWise in Firefox but also enables spreadsheets and other attachments for that browser.

15 May 2007
Customizing the GMS Port (tip)
John Fuge shares a tip for getting GroupWise Mobile Servers to run on port 444 instead of the default 443.

15 May 2007
Deleting (") Messages with GWCheck (tip)
You can use GWCheck to delete those messages that start with quotation marks in the subject line, thanks to this tip from Florian Albers.

11 May 2007
NW Get File Time Info (tool)
This tool returns the stored times for all metadata. (ie. creation, modified, archived, accessed and metadata modified time).

11 May 2007
Creating a DFS Junction on OES Linux (tip)
Florian Deckert shares a tip on how to create a DFS junction on OES Linux.

11 May 2007
Restarting NDS on OES Linux without the Novell Client Warning Message on Desktops (tip)
Eric Champagne shares a tip on how to restart NDS and not have the Novell Client prompt warning message on every desktop.

11 May 2007
Integrating Your Linux Host into a Windows Environment (tip)
Dewey Hylton shares a solution that allows you to easily navigate Windows and Samba servers.

11 May 2007
Free "Intro to Linux" Course (tip)
Heads Up: Scott Morris has just released a new free "Intro to Linux" course that is done via email. Its goal is to be the most basic introduction to Linux possible. You should have a basic understanding of Linux once you complete the course. Get all the details here.

11 May 2007
Cool Wiki: Migrating a DNS Service from NetWare to Linux (tip)
Louis Bernardo recently added a new article in the Cool Wiki about migrating DNS from a NetWare server to a Linux server. Read the article here.

8 May 2007
SP1 for GMS 2 is Available (feature)
Get the details on the latest Service Pack for GroupWise Mobile Server ...

8 May 2007
Caledonia Spring Sale - and Danita's Blog (feature)
Find out what's cooking at Caledonia! GroupWise expert Danita Zanre has some interesting things in store ...

8 May 2007
Join the New M+NetMail Online Forum (feature)
An invitation to the NetMail community - Messaging Architects invites you to join the new M+NetMail Online Forum.

8 May 2007
Moving a PO between NetWare Boxes (tip)
Here's a tip that outlines the steps to take for moving a GroupWise post office from one NetWare server to another.

8 May 2007
Getting Additional Address Book Columns (tip)
How can you get more columns to show up in your GroupWise Address Book? Scott Kennedy shares a simple procedure.

8 May 2007
Saving a Large Number of Individual E-Mails (tip)
This tip from Ty Theierl shows you how to block a range of emails and save them to a local drive, without having to specify each file name individually.

8 May 2007
Dealing with Certificate Problems on the Palm Treo (tip)
Here's some troubleshooting advice from Danita Zanre that will help you avoid certificate problems with Treo Palms using WebAccess.

4 May 2007
Winsock 2.0 Management Option on NetWare 6.5 (tip)
Rodney Crossman shares a quick tip on how to use the Winsock 2.0 Management option in the NRM portal on NetWare 6.5.

4 May 2007
Extensions for PHP 5.0.5 (tip)
If you need more extensions for PHP 5.0.5, Guenter Knauf has compiled a large list of php extensions that are available for download.

3 May 2007
DHCP Lease Data Monitoring Utility (tool)
Retrieve and display DHCP lease data of a Linux DHCP server.

1 May 2007
OES: Apply Patches Without New Kernel Patches Being Applied (feature)
Cameron Seader shares a script that you can use if you have a need in your OES Linux environment to apply patches without having a new kernel being applied.

1 May 2007
Forcing SSL for GroupWise 7 Webaccess on OES / NetWare (tip)
In this tip, Matt Midson explains how to force SSL capability with WebAccess on OES or NetWare.

1 May 2007
Responses: GroupWise vs. Outlook/Exchange (feature)
Cool Solutions readers David Dabinett and Patricia Potts weigh in on the pros and cons of Groupwise and Outlook/Exchange.

1 May 2007
eSMS Gateway for GroupWise (tool)
Send SMS directly from your GroupWise system.

1 May 2007
Cool Blog: Continuing the WebAccess Theme (feature)
In this Cool Blog, Alex Evans shares a few tips on the proper setup of WebAccess.

1 May 2007
Messaging Architects: "Best from BrainShare" Archive (feature)
If you missed this year's BrainShare, you can still benefit from Messaging Architects' "Best from BrainShare" Archive. Download the presentations and videos and learn how your peers solved the security, archiving and compliance issues of their GroupWise system.

1 May 2007
City Government Simplifies Novell Identity and GroupWise User Account Management with eControl (feature)
The City of Greater Sudbury deployed eControl to enable their front-line staff to manage 1,400 user accounts in 150 physical locations without any administrator or supervisor rights required in Novell GroupWise, eDirectory or the file system. Read more about how eControl delivered web-based, ZERO-Rights, delegated user account management for this city government.

1 May 2007
Moving GroupWise Clusters (tip)
Here's a step-by-step solution for moving a clustered GroupWise system to a different set of SAN drives.

1 May 2007
Deleting Duplicate GroupWise Accounts (tip)
Steve Eschenburg shares a simple process for deleting those "ghost" GroupWise accounts that sometimes show up as duplicates.

1 May 2007
Working with Disabled Accounts (tip)
Here's a tip that helps you proxy into a disabled account, while keeping it from sending or receiving messages.

1 May 2007
Running GroupWise Messenger Twice (tip)
Need to run multiple instances of GroupWise Messenger? This tip from Javier Otero should do the trick ...

27 Apr 2007
Staying on Top of Your Memory Usage in Linux (feature)
If you notice that after using your computer for a long period of time, your system slows down, programs respond slower, or your web browsers seem sluggish, check out this article from Michael Farrell for some tips on how to fix it.

27 Apr 2007
SLE10: Apply Updates Without New Kernel Updates Being Applied (feature)
Cameron Seader shares a script that you can use if you have a need in your environment to apply updates without having a new kernel being applied.

27 Apr 2007
Novell Open Audio: Greg Kroah-Hartman on Linux Kernel Development and News from Support (feature)
SUSE Labs? Greg Kroah-Hartman joins the Open Audio team to talk about kernel development, including a beginners how to, and the kernel development hierarchy. Then Randy and Dave are back for another episode of News from Support.

25 Apr 2007
Using Novell Remote Manager on OES Linux and OES NetWare Servers (appnote)
Dave Simons shows you how to use Novell Remote Manager on OES Linux and OES NetWare Servers.

24 Apr 2007
NW Ping Epoch (tool)
This perl script pings an inactive Epoch to prevent it from being removed.

24 Apr 2007
NW Reset Event List (tool)
This utility will remove all Event File List (EFL) Event Epochs, both active and used, for a specified NSS volume.

24 Apr 2007
NW Start Event Epoch (tool)
This utility will start a new active Event File List (EFL) Event Epoch for a specified NSS volume.

24 Apr 2007
NW Stop Event Epoch (tool)
This perl script will stop the current Event File List (EFL) Event Epoch for a specified NSS volume.

24 Apr 2007
NW File Event List (tool)
This utility creates a list of modified files for a specific EFL epoch on a specified NSS volume.

24 Apr 2007
GroupWise 7 SP2 Available (feature)
GroupWise 7.0.2 is now available from download.novell.com - get the details here ...

24 Apr 2007
GWAVA 4 for NetWare Ships May 1st. (feature)
GWAVA 4 for NetWare has been a long time coming. But we think the wait is worth it. It officially ships May 1st, ending an extremely successful open beta. Get all the details here.

24 Apr 2007
Cool Tool: Assess the State of Your GroupWise Message Store with GWDiscovery (feature)
Learn how the free GWDiscovery tool from Messaging Architects can help you make informed storage management decisions for the organization's email and collaboration system.

24 Apr 2007
GroupWise vs. Outlook/Exchange (feature)
GroupWise or Outlook/Exchange? The debate continues - send us your two cents (or more) on the issue ...

24 Apr 2007
TCPTrunkwidth and the MTA (tip)
Here's some newly uncovered info on TCPTrunkwidth and the GroupWise MTA, courtesy of Gregg Hinchman.

24 Apr 2007
Update - Solving "Find" Problems in GroupWise Accounts (tip)
If you've searched unsuccessfully for an item in GroupWise - but you can see it's there - this tip from Paul Kritschgau should help your searches get back on track. *Update - Tommy Mikkelsen adds a workaround for when the Find Results template has been overwritten by the user ...

24 Apr 2007
Using WebAdmin with GMS (tip)
Here's a tip that helps you create and manage WebAdmin administrators from GroupWise Mobile Server (GMS).

20 Apr 2007
Proxy Rights Checker (tool)
Find out what proxy rights your GW users have given to whom.

19 Apr 2007
NW Activate Pool Snapshot (tool)
This Perl script activates a specified pool snapshot.

19 Apr 2007
tbackup.sh (tool)
Back up and restore trustee rights.

18 Apr 2007
Using OpenSSH to Manage Your Novell OES Server Remotely (appnote)
Dave Simons explains how to use OpenSSH to securely manage your OES server from a remote site.

17 Apr 2007
Consultants Corner: Instant Gratification, Instant Messaging (feature)
Consultant Gregg Hinchman discusses instant gratification with Novell Instant Messaging - for those in the NOW ...

17 Apr 2007
Cool Blog: Top 10 Features You Haven't Heard About Yet in Bonsai (feature)
In this Cool Blog, Novell's Ken Muir gives us a sneak peek at some of the cool "little" features planned for the next release of GroupWise ...

17 Apr 2007
Messaging Architects Invites You to Visit Its Post-BrainShare Resource Center (feature)
Find out how you can visit Messaging Architects' Post-BrainShare Resource Center ...

17 Apr 2007
Recreating Complex Folder Structures in GroupWise Accounts (tip)
Paul Kritschgau shares a handy method for speeding up the recreation of folder structures in GroupWise accounts.

17 Apr 2007
Open Call - Automating GWCheck Maintenance (tip)
How are you performing mailbox maintenance? If you've used GWCheck in a creative, effective way, now's the time to let us hear about it ...

17 Apr 2007
GMS "Kill Pill" for Stolen Handhelds (tip)
Sounds like a theme from Mission Impossible - but this tip from Joe Marton will help your stolen PDA quietly self-destruct ... its data, that is.

16 Apr 2007
NW List Pool Snapshot (tool)
This Perl script lists pool snapshots on a server.

13 Apr 2007
Two Great Reasons to Migrate to Linux TODAY (feature)
If you're interested in migrating to Linux, here are two great reasons to start today! A new Novell Open Enterprise Server Migration web site, and HP recently announced a HP ProLiant NetWare Migration trade-in program. Get all the details here.

13 Apr 2007
Configure NTP in your OES Network (appnote)
Dave Simons explains how to configure your OES Linux server to be a NTP Time Provider in a mixed OES Linux/NetWare server environment.

10 Apr 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Terminate Hanging Processes in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (tip)
When an application won't close making your other programs run slowly, you may want to terminate the process. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

10 Apr 2007
Wiki for GroupWise Cool Solutions Articles (feature)
Here's a collection of GroupWise Cool Solutions articles in a handy Wiki format.

10 Apr 2007
New Version of ContactWise Available (feature)
GroupLink® is proud to announce that the newest, most powerful version of ContactWise® is here!

10 Apr 2007
Email Risk Management Tip from Messaging Architects (feature)
Learn why a "DELETE AFTER 90 DAYS" email retention policy is not a good practice ...

10 Apr 2007
Converting Large Outlook Express Message Stores into GroupWise (tip)
This tip from Cool Solutions reader Matt Ray explains how to take the mystery out of getting message stores from Outlook Express to GroupWise.

10 Apr 2007
Hiding GroupWise ID's from the Address Book (tip)
Dave Parkes shares a quick tip for making sure your NDS login IDs don't show up in your GroupWise Address Books.

10 Apr 2007
Solving a Homepage Display Problem (tip)
Joe Marton explains what to do if your GroupWise homepage display settings won't behave properly ...

10 Apr 2007
Disabling the "Document" Tab in WebAccess 7.01 (tip)
If you need to disable the Document tab in GroupWise, this tip from Jim Michael should do the trick.

9 Apr 2007
GroupWise 7.0.2 View Designer (tool)
Send mail messages with a personal or professional touch, such as a graphic of your favorite hobby or a company logo.

6 Apr 2007
Novell Open Audio: AppleTalk Filing Protocol on Linux and News from Support (feature)
Jason Williams talks about AppleTalk Filing Protocol (AFP) support on Linux. Plus, Randy and Dave have the latest News from Support.

5 Apr 2007
TZUPDATER Post DST Issue (feature)
Walter Frist shares some tips on how to avoid errors when using the tzupdater tool.

5 Apr 2007
Remote Filesystem Access through SUSE Linux Enterprise Server FTP (feature)
Randy Goddard explains how to configure SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Remote Filesystem Access.

5 Apr 2007
How to Configure Automatic Printer Driver Download by Integrating CUPS and SAMBA (feature)
Maer Melo explains how to integrate CUPS with the SAMBA service to provide an easy and reliable print service for your network environment.

4 Apr 2007
Getting Additional Stunnel Logs via SSL VPN (tip)
With this tip from Chendil Kumar you can get more stunnel logs for your Linux client, via SSL VPN.

3 Apr 2007
GWAVACon Now Free, Worldwide (feature)
GWAVA, Novell's Largest GroupWise partner, has announced this week that through cooperation with Novell, GWAVACon, the largest independent GroupWise conference is now available free worldwide. Get the details here ...

3 Apr 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Accept Proxy Appointments from Your Home View (tip)
Need to keep track of someone else's appointments? Instead of proxying back and forth to the account, accept or decline the appointments right from your Home View.

3 Apr 2007
Omni Cool Tip: Setting up Omni Mobile on a Dedicated WebAccess Server (feature)
Do you have a large GroupWise system and only want the authorized Omni Mobile users to be able to see the Omni Mobile tab in their GroupWise WebAccess screen? Read this Cool Solution on how to set up Omni Mobile on a dedicated WebAccess server.

3 Apr 2007
Messaging Architects, Salford Software Provide EMEA Tech Support (feature)
Messaging Architects has entered into a strategic partnership with UK-based Novell Platinum Partner Salford Software to provide its EMEA client base with a total e-mail risk management solution. Learn more here ...

3 Apr 2007
Tuning GroupWise Performance with GWTune.ncf (tip)
Check out this handy .NCF file for improving your GroupWise system performance, courtesy of Tim Heywood.

3 Apr 2007
Redirecting with WebAccess (tip)
Jim Michael explains how to get your users redirected to a WebAccess login page.

3 Apr 2007
Using Two Domains on One GroupWise System (tip)
Scott Kunau share a step-by step process for getting set up to use two domains on a single GroupWise system.

3 Apr 2007
Opening New GroupWise Messages from Mailto Web Links in SLED 10 (tip)
If you're running the GroupWise 7 client with SLED 10, this tip from Ron Bingham will get "mailto" links to open new messages in GroupWise.

30 Mar 2007
Building an iPrint Cluster Using Heartbeat and OES Linux (feature)
Novell's Jerry Griffis shares a solution he used to cluster iPrint on OES Linux. Script examples are included.

30 Mar 2007
Saving NDPS Database Prior to Downing/Reloading the NDPS Manager (tip)
Bryan Keadle shares a tip on how to backup any changes you make during the day to NDPS/iPrint so you won't lose them in case the database is corrupted.

30 Mar 2007
Enabling the Debug Options in TSAFS on NetWare (tip)
Dean Giles explains how to put TSAFS in debug mode on NetWare so you can get a debug log.

30 Mar 2007
Getting Integrated with Linux - Part 3 (feature)
Here's the latest in a series of Novell Connection articles on Linux Integration. In Part 3 you'll learn about iPrint Migration and installing and configuring iFolder 3.2.

30 Mar 2007
Novell Open Audio: Live at BrainShare: Nat Friedman and Tomboy maintainer Boyd Timothy (feature)
Listen to interviews with Nat Friedman and Boyd Timothy recorded at BrainShare.

29 Mar 2007
Setting up LUM and Novell Client Single Sign-On for SLED 10 (tip)
Sam Ludington shares a tip on how to set up the Novell Client for Linux Single Sign-On.

29 Mar 2007
loveLife Chooses Multiplied Linux Desktop Strategy (feature)
loveLife used Omni's "Multiplied" Linux Desktop Strategy to deploy full-featured desktops in its youth centres. The strategy enabled loveLife to stretch its limited desktop budget and bridge the digital divide for more South African youth.

27 Mar 2007
Omni Mobile Version 2.4 Now Shipping - Enhanced GroupWise Mobile Features (feature)
Omni Mobile version 2.4 with enhanced GroupWise mobile features began shipping March 23. Version 2.4 includes mobile access to documents from your GroupWise Document Management System, mobile access to GroupWise Query folders, Proxy Send As, and on-line full account searches. Are you ready for the next step in extended GroupWise features on your mobile device? Register for an Omni Mobile 2.4 web seminar to see these and other exciting new GroupWise mobile messaging features from our friends at Omni.

27 Mar 2007
WebAccess E-mail Still Off By One Hour? (feature)
Wallace Frist shares a step-by step solution for getting your WebAccess users back on track with the correct DST update.

27 Mar 2007
Messaging Architects Signs Strategic Alliance for Managed Email Security with the Harding Group (feature)
Messaging Architects has signed a strategic alliance for managed e-mail security with Texas-based Novell Platinum Partner Harding Group. Get the details here ...

27 Mar 2007
Remembering the Last Opened Attachment (tip)
If you need GroupWise to select the most recently opened attachment, this tip from Markus Colorado should do the trick.

27 Mar 2007
Running Agents in Protected Mode (tip)
Is it beneficial to run GroupWise agents in protected memory? A few of our Forum participants lend their thoughts on the question ...

27 Mar 2007
Restoring a User without Changing the Password (tip)
Dave Parkes explains how to get access to restored content without having to change a user's password on the production system.

27 Mar 2007
Synchronizing GroupWise Information for New BlackBerry Users (tip)
Having trouble synchronizing GroupWise data for a new BlackBerry user? Dave Simons walks us through a GroupWise solution to the problem.

27 Mar 2007
Avoiding Certificate Errors in WebAccess (tip)
Here's a tip from Jim Michael that helps resolve mismatched certificates for servers with WebAccess.

27 Mar 2007
Changing the Cleanup Properties of the Trash Folder (tip)
You can change the cleanup properties of the Trash folder without worrying about affecting deletion properties on other folders, thanks to this tip from Mike Statman.

23 Mar 2007
Sneak Peek: Check Out the New Summer Blockbuster Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (feature)
Check out this new Novell Connection article by Ken Baker for a sneak peek of the new features in Novell Open Enterprise Server 2.

23 Mar 2007
Cool Wiki: SLES Performance Tuning (tip)
Jesse Pretorius posted a new article in the Cool Wiki where information and references can be collected to make it easier for administrators to find information regarding SLES performance optimization.

23 Mar 2007
Disabling Broadcast Message when shutting down OES Linux Server (tip)
When rebooting or shutting down an OES Linux server, eDirectory sends out a console broadcast to all connected users saying the server is going down. Thomas Reibenwein shares a script that will disable it.

20 Mar 2007
Consultants Corner: Put Some "Youngblood" in your GroupWise System (feature)
Gregg Hinchman shows you how to breathe new life into your GroupWise systems with these proven consolidation techniques.

20 Mar 2007
GroupWise BrainShare 2007 Sessions with Gregg Hinchman (feature)
Here are some GroupWise BrainShare session you won't want to miss, featuring Gregg Hinchman, Morris Blackham, Brad Rupp, and Greg Smith.

20 Mar 2007
Creating GroupWise Spam Filtering Rules (tip)
Here's a tip from James Davey that helps you set up a GroupWise spam filter to catch those annoying e-mails.

20 Mar 2007
Success Story: Tafe Tasmania (feature)
Learn how Tafe Tasmania, the largest training provider in the Australian State of Tasmania, found a powerful e-mail solution with GroupWise and WebAccess.

20 Mar 2007
GroupWise Migration Tips (tip)
Scott Kunau shares some steps that will help when you're faced with moving and upgrading GroupWise.

20 Mar 2007
Seeing All Users on a Printed E-Mail (tip)
If you need to see all the recipients of an e-mail on the printout (not just the first few users), this tip from Dave Simons should help ...

20 Mar 2007
Updating GroupWise Agents without ZENWorks (tip)
Joe Whited explains how to upgrade GroupWise agents without using ZENworks.

15 Mar 2007
Service Location Protocol (SLP) Directory Agent (DA) Setup Instructions (feature)
Updated: Frequent contributor Chris Premo shares some instructions on how to setup SLP services.

14 Mar 2007
SLP DA Configuration after NetWare to OES Linux Migration (feature)
Simon Tideswell explains how to configure SLP DA after migrating from NetWare to OES Linux.

13 Mar 2007
Omni Cool Tool: Desktop Total Cost of Ownership Calculator (feature)
Omni has published a Desktop TCO Calculator that compares the cost savings of the Multiplied SLED 10 Strategy with stand-alone Windows and Linux computers. Compare the costs of deploying 30 stand-alone Windows computers to 30 Multiplied SLED 10 systems. A conservative Multiplied SLED 10 deployment scenario results in 65% lower deployment costs -- a net savings of almost $45,000.

13 Mar 2007
GWAVA Announces Technical Support for GroupWise (feature)
Get the details on the new technical support plan for GroupWise, from GWAVA Technologies.

13 Mar 2007
Advansys Upgrades Archive To Go: The Mailbox Exporter for GroupWise (feature)
Find out how new options let enterprises export personal archives to an independent format. Archive To Go Viewer reads, forwards and replies to exported messages without the need for the GroupWise client.

13 Mar 2007
eDirectory and LDAP Authentication for GroupWise (tip)
Michael Bell explains how users can log in to GroupWise on an OES cluster, using just the eDirectory password.

13 Mar 2007
Design Issues: OES Linux and GroupWise (tip)
Jim Michael shares some advice for setting up GroupWise on OES, with NCP for administration.

13 Mar 2007
Getting GroupWise to Recognize the Default Linux Web Browser (tip)
Here's a tip from Randy Wilson that helps GroupWise recognize your default web browser on Linux.

13 Mar 2007
Hiding an Address or Post Office from the Mobile Server's Global Address List (tip)
Make those addresses and post office names for terminated accounts disappear, with this tip from Steve Tucker.

13 Mar 2007
Troubleshooting a Secondary GroupWise Domain Error (tip)
A missing folder can cause its share of headaches. Here's a real-life problem and solution from Jeff Blohmendahl ...

9 Mar 2007
Novell Open Audio: Dynamic Storage Technology; BrainShare's Installation and Migration Depot (feature)
Jason Williams and Novell Engineer Dana Henriksen talk about Dynamic Storage Technology (formerly Shadow Volumes). Plus, Dean Ricker is interviewed about the BrainShare Installation and Migration Depot.

9 Mar 2007
Getting Integrated with Linux - Part 2 (feature)
Here's the latest in a series of Novell Connection articles on Linux Integration. In Part 2 you'll learn how to move, create and access your Novell Storage Services volumes with Novell Open Enterprise Server on Linux.

6 Mar 2007
Cool Blog: DST Issues and Solutions (feature)
Novell's Ken Muir shares thoughts and solutions for the DST dilemma in this Cool Blog.

6 Mar 2007
Product Announcements from GWAVA (feature)
Here's the latest info on several great products from GWAVA, including GWAVA 4, Retain, Reload, Redline, and Reveal.

6 Mar 2007
Upgrading GWIA and WebAccess for DST (tip)
Michael Bell has an easy process for up upgrading GWIA and WebAccess to prepare for the upcoming DST changes.

6 Mar 2007
Adding a Second GroupWise Server to a Tree (tip)
Scott Kunau shares a simple checklist for getting a second GroupWise server deployed into a tree.

6 Mar 2007
Evolution: Embedding a WWW Image into an HTML E-mail (tip)
Peter Hyman shares a workaround for getting your images seen, in HTML e-mails that use Evolution.

6 Mar 2007
Troubleshooting GroupWise 7 Registry Key Problems (tip)
Here's a handy tip for debugging registry issues with GroupWise, courtesy of James Rudd.

5 Mar 2007
DST Adjuster SPK for NetWare (tool)
This SPK updates the DST settings in memory and autoexec.ncf, and patches the Java environment.

3 Mar 2007
Tool for changing the code page of a file/directory name stored on Linux (tool)
This tool changes the code page of a file/directory name stored on Linux file systems.

2 Mar 2007
TimeZone Update SPK (tool)
This SPK updates the Autoexec.ncf, runs the SET command to change the dates for Start/End of Daylight Savings time.

2 Mar 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Crop, Reduce Red-Eye, and Add Sepia Tones to Your Photos in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (tip)
F-Spot, the powerful photo browser, editor, and export tool bundled with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 gives you the power to crop, reduce red-eye and adjust color like the pros. Here's a tip from BrainStorm to help you make the most of your digital snapshots.

2 Mar 2007
Remove the NetWare Tray Icon from the Taskbar via the Login Script (tip)
Ben Francom shows you how to remove the NetWare tray icon from the taskbar via the login script. This is done using a vb script to modify the registry.

2 Mar 2007
Multiplied Linux Desktop Strategy Delivers Cost Savings for Illinois School District (feature)
By pioneering Omni's "Multiplied" SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop Strategy, Danville School District 118 has reduced the cost of their Linux desktop hardware costs by 50%, their electricity costs by 62%, and saved the district thousands of dollars on costly Internet drops, switches, network wiring and other infrastructure and support costs.

2 Mar 2007
Cool Wiki: NetWare's AUTOEXEC.NCF (tip)
Jesse Pretorius recently added a new article in the Cool Wiki about NetWare's AUTOEXEC.NCF. Learn about what the lines are and in what situations they can be safely removed or remarked. Read the article and if you have something to add, feel free to do so.

2 Mar 2007
Cool Blog: Record a Desktop Video on SLED (tip)
Ted Haeger explains how to set up a SLED 10 system to capture the desktop as a video file.

1 Mar 2007
Using ZENworks for Servers to automate patching NetWare servers with new Time Zone Information (feature)
James Davey explains how to use ZENworks for Servers to patch all your NetWare servers for the changes to Daylight Saving Time.

1 Mar 2007
Automatic Print Screen Trick (tip)
Bryan Keadle shares a cool tip on how he uses the automatic print screen feature of a free PrintScreen utility.

27 Feb 2007
Multiplied SLED 10 Certified Hardware Bundle Now Available (feature)
The number one question Omni receives from Novell customers looking to deploy "Multiplied" SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktops or thin clients is, "What hardware do you recommend?" Read this article to find out about the newly certified Multiplied SLED 10 hardware and software bundle available from R Cubed Technologies.

27 Feb 2007
Daylight Saving Time Change Impacts GroupWise Appointments (feature)
IT Alert: Action Required! Here is a list of resources from the GroupWise Product Team that will help you address the upcoming issues with GroupWise appointments and the Daylight Savings Time changes.

27 Feb 2007
SEG.NLM: NetWare Memory Analyzer (tool)
Memory analysis NLM for Novell NetWare 5.1 and 6.x servers.

27 Feb 2007
Omni Mobile Web Seminar: Pre-release Sneak Peek of Omni Mobile 2.4 (feature)
Looking for mobile access to documents from your GroupWise Document Management System? How about mobile access to GroupWise Query folders and on-line full account searches? Register for an Omni Mobile 2.4 pre-release sneak peek web seminar to see these and other exciting new GroupWise mobile messaging features from our friends at Omni.

27 Feb 2007
Cool Wiki: GroupWise 7 Best Practices (feature)
Check out this wiki article full of helpful tips and information on keeping your GroupWise 7 system in top running order ...

27 Feb 2007
Cool Blog: Doing Stuff (like Updating GroupWise ...) (feature)
Alex Evans shares his thoughts and techniques on upgrading GroupWise. It's easy, if you avoid the bonfire ...

27 Feb 2007
Centralized, Shared Project E-mail (tip)
When e-mails are a vital part of project tracking, a good sharing solution is important. Here's one approach, courtesy of D.J. Howell ...

27 Feb 2007
Changing User Domains on a Per-Message Basis (tip)
Here's a workaround from Danita Zanre that helps you change a user's domain, message by message.

22 Feb 2007
Novell Open Audio: SLED10 Design and Usability, News from Support (feature)
Novell Open Audio interviews Anna Dirks, the leader of the SLED10 usability team. Plus, Dave Mair and Randy Goddard have the latest News from Support.

22 Feb 2007
Consolidate Data Between OES Linux Servers (tip)
Florian Deckert explains how to consolidate data between OES Linux servers.

22 Feb 2007
HowTo: Using CIFS to Serve Web Pages from NSS Volume via Windows 2003 Server (feature)
Bas Penris shows you how to configure CIFS to serve web pages from a NSS volume via a Windows 2003 server with IIS6.

21 Feb 2007
NetWare Control Center 3.1.2 (tool)
Novell Logfile Analyzer with Realtime Event Monitoring, Alerting and Reporting.

21 Feb 2007
Global Retailer Uses eControl to Enhance Novell Identity Manager (feature)
Find out how a leading global retailer has deployed eControl from Omni to enhance its Novell Identity Manager implementation.

20 Feb 2007
Connecting to a NetWare Server using the UNC Path (tip)
Oliver Fisher shares a workaround to a problem he's encountered when trying to connect to a NetWare server with the UNC path.

20 Feb 2007
Consultants Corner: Opening the Doors to GWIA High Availability (feature)
Consultant Gregg Hinchman is back, this time with a glimpse into the world of high availability for your GWIA.

20 Feb 2007
Importing Address Book Info into Excel (tip)
Markus Colorado shares a straightforward way to get business contact information from GroupWise into Microsoft Excel.

20 Feb 2007
Default Font for All Outgoing Mail on Clients (tip)
If you need to force the use of the same font for all outgoing mail, this tip from Joe Marton explains the settings and deployment you need.

20 Feb 2007
Replying and Deleting with One Keystroke (tip)
Simpler and simpler - what if you could reply to a mail and delete it with one keystroke? Joe Marton and Michael Bell explain where to find the solutions ...

20 Feb 2007
Solving Login Errors with the Treo 680 (tip)
Here's a workaround from Jim Michael that solves login error problems on the Treo 680 phone from Cingular.

15 Feb 2007
TINY remote control for DOS (tool)
Lets you remotely control a Netware DOS machine from Windows or Linux over TCP/IP.

14 Feb 2007
BASH: cool functions for your .bashrc file (tool)
Weather, stock, translate, and define functions for your .bashrc.file.

14 Feb 2007
Daylight Saving Time Changes for 2007 - Updated (feature)
Updated with a new tip. Daylight Saving Time will begin the second Sunday in March (March 11th), 3 weeks earlier than in past years. Here are some new TIDs from Novell Support that provide all the information you need to ensure that your Novell products are updated and ready to handle the changes.

14 Feb 2007
Generating volume_inventory.html for automation (tip)
Theo Chaojareon shares an easy way to generate the volume_inventory.html file for multiple servers.

14 Feb 2007
Load BSTART in the AUTOEXEC.NCF file immediately after the file server name to solve numerous problems (tip)
Nicholas Pelton shares a solution for problems he had when using a NetWare 6.5 server for DHCP, ZENworks, and Brightstore 11SP1.

14 Feb 2007
Installing eDirectory on OES Linux (appnote)
Making the transition to OES Linux is a little easier, thanks to this AppNote on installing eDirectory on OES, by Dave Simons.

13 Feb 2007
Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure regarding E-Discovery - Part 4 (feature)
Technology attorney Benjamin Wright continues his discussion of how the changes in the FRCP affect you as an IT professional.

13 Feb 2007
Uncertified Wireless Devices that Work with GMS (feature)
Some wireless devices work just fine with GroupWise Mobile Server, even though they are not certified. Other devices "mostly" work, and some just plain don't. Learn more here ...

13 Feb 2007
Restoring Single Appointments (tip)
Tommy Mikkelsen explains how to restore single appointments, without needing to restore a complete PO.

13 Feb 2007
Getting E-mails from a Cached Mailbox Back to the Online Account (tip)
Tommy Mikkelsen shares a simple process for taking e-mails from a cached mailbox and copying them back into an online account.

13 Feb 2007
Configuring SQL Mail to Work With GroupWise (tip)
If you need to get SQL Mail working with GroupWise, check out the online article by Chris Sheperd ...

13 Feb 2007
Complete Client Removal and Re-installation (tip)
Joe Marton and Uwe Buckesfeld share a few ways to completely remove and re-install a GroupWise client after a crash.

9 Feb 2007
Securing Your Server With AppArmor (feature)
Christian Boltz explains how to use the YaST AppArmor modules or the command-line tools to secure your server using AppArmor.

9 Feb 2007
Create Multiple Backup Versions on your Disk (tip)
Tore Agblad shares a script that will create multiple backup versions on your disk.

9 Feb 2007
Automatically Restart a Service if it Crashes (tip)
Daniel Hedblom shares a script he uses on his network that watches a service and restarts it in case of a crash.

9 Feb 2007
Installing a Second OES Linux Server into Existing eDirectory Tree (appnote)
Dave Simons explains how to add a second OES Linux server into your existing eDirectory Tree.

8 Feb 2007
Installing Oracle Applications Release 12 on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (feature)
If you're getting ready to install Oracle Applications Release 12 on SLES10, check out this detailed installation guide from Michael Taylor that gives you step-by-step instructions on how to install it.

8 Feb 2007
Novell Open Audio: Using Open Source at Novell, Daylight Saving Time (feature)
Ted and Erin interview the guys in Novell IS&T to find out how and why they use open source software for running Novell's business. Then, in News from Support, learn about what the upcoming changes in Daylight Saving Time may mean to your organization.

8 Feb 2007
USB Drive Letter Manager (tool)
A Windows Service for W2K and higher that gives control over drive letter assignments for USB and Firewire drives. Without a configuration it just detects conflicts with network drive and solves them by assigning a drive letter that is really available.

6 Feb 2007
Messaging Architects Announces Release of M+Guardian (feature)
Messaging Architects Announces Release of M+Guardian, a Next-Generation Secure Email Gateway Built on Hula. Leveraging the scalability and security of the Hula codebase and directory-enabled, M+Guardian offers a new level of identity-driven and highly available collaboration.

6 Feb 2007
Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure regarding E-Discovery - Part 3 (feature)
Technology attorney Benjamin Wright continues his discussion of how the changes in the FRCP affect you as an IT professional

6 Feb 2007
Updating GMS Devices for the Daylight Savings Time Table (tip)
Sean Azhadi shares some insights on managing DST changes with mobile devices and GroupWise Mobile Sync.

6 Feb 2007
DST Update - Tracking Received Items (tip)
We asked for feedback on our Daylight Savings Time solution, and Susan Adams came through with this timely advice on showing received items that are affected by the DST changes.

6 Feb 2007
Grouping Messages by Date or Sender, with a Group Label (tip)
Here's a simple tip from Krishna Kedda that groups mail messages by date or sender, with a group label showing.

6 Feb 2007
Pushing Accepted Appointments to a Google Calendar (tip)
If you can't get to Groupwise WebAccess or your company hasn't set up Groupwise Mobile, this tip from Chad Israel helps you move accepted Groupwise appointments to your Google Calendar.

5 Feb 2007
Users Login/Logout Audit - Vers. 1.18 (tool)
Registration of these events: user login to a NetWare server / user logout of a NetWare server, night control.

1 Feb 2007
Data Protection and Security with Novell Open Enterprise Server (feature)
When it comes to data protection and security, Novell Open Enterprise provides a number of services and tools to keep what's important to you and your organization safe. Novell Cluster Services, NSS Pool Snapshot, and Archive and Versioning Server are just a few of the items at your disposal. However, many desire an even greater level of protection. That's why Novell supports the efforts of numerous third-party backup and anti-virus vendors who complement what Novell Open Enterprise Server already provides. Find out more about what is in Novell Open Enterprise Server today and take a look at some profiles for vendors who support your environment and data protection needs now.

1 Feb 2007
NordicEdge One-time password authentication for Novell GroupWise 7 WebAccess (tool)
Strong authentication using NordicEdge One-time password authentication for GroupWise 7 WebAccess.

1 Feb 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Creating a photo screen saver in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (tip)
While you're away from your desk, you can easily set your screensaver to show the photos from your most recent vacation. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

1 Feb 2007
Workaround for problem with HP LaserJet 1300/1320 printers not printing with iPrint (tip)
Joseph Marton shares a solution for a problem he had when using the HP LaserJet 1300 and 1320 with iPrint.

1 Feb 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Protecting spreadsheet cells in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Calc (tip)
When co-workers use a spreadsheet you've created, you may only want to give them permission to modify some cells. You can protect the cells you don't want modified by following this tip from BrainStorm, Inc.

1 Feb 2007
Avoiding Localized NetStorage Problems After Installing NetWare 6.5 SP6 (tip)
David Krotil shares a solution for a problem he had with NetStorage after installing NetWare 6.5 SP6.

31 Jan 2007
NW Add Pool Snapshot (tool)
This Perl script creates a snapshot (snapName) of a (pool) and designates another pool (snapPoolName) as a snapshot data repository.

31 Jan 2007
Linux Get File Trustees (tool)
This Perl script lists the file trustees, and users' effective rights.

31 Jan 2007
Linux Set File IDs (tool)
This Perl script sets the creator, archiver, modifier, and metaDataModifier of a specified NSS file to an eDir user with the format .CN=user.O=organization.T=TREE_NAME.

31 Jan 2007
EasyProxy 1.0.0.17 for GroupWise (tool)
Novell GroupWise utility for defining and controlling access to each mailbox in the enterprise.

31 Jan 2007
EasyCalendar 1.1.12.0 (tool)
Automatically update holidays, company events, etc. in users' calendars.

30 Jan 2007
Linux Get File IDs (tool)
This perl script allows a user to see the creator, archiver, modifier, and metaDataModifier of an NSS file.

30 Jan 2007
Consultant's Corner: Paradigm Shifting and Smooth Sailing (feature)
Gregg Hinchman discusses the world of GroupWise WebAccess - and how to make it a better place to live.

30 Jan 2007
Messaging Architects Announces Purchase of NetMail and Transfer of Hula Project Leadership from Novell (feature)
Messaging Architects plans to leverage the scalability and security of the NetMail engine to power a new family of identity-driven, lightweight email and collaboration solutions. Find out more here ...

30 Jan 2007
Reverse-Sharing E-mails, from Old Employee to New (tip)
Sometimes the backwards approach is better - check out the "reverse sharing" e-mail solution from Pam Wilson.

30 Jan 2007
Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure regarding E-Discovery, Part 2 (feature)
Technology attorney Benjamin Wright explains what you need to know about the changes.

30 Jan 2007
Importing Outlook Contacts into a GroupWise Address Book (tip)
Here are a few simple appraches to getting Outlook contacts into your GroupWise address book.

30 Jan 2007
Getting Header Info from the Linux GroupWise Client (tip)
Jim Michael shares a quick way to find message header information on the GroupWise Linux client, with or without QuickViewer.

29 Jan 2007
GroupWise Import Utility (GWIU) (tool)
Automated creation of user accounts in GroupWise and (optionally) eDirectory.

29 Jan 2007
User/Group Association Utility (tool)
Parse two LDIF exports, one only with users and the other only with group information, and check the associations between both.

26 Jan 2007
Getting Integrated With Linux - Part 1 (feature)
This Novell Connection article is the first in a three-part series aimed to acquaint you with Novell Open Enterprise Server and perhaps ease some of the anxiety you're feeling about making the jump from NetWare.

26 Jan 2007
GroupWise Log Parser 1.6.0 (tool)
Parsing GroupWise contents check for mailbox statistics.

26 Jan 2007
GroupWise Password Reset Utility (GWPR) (tool)
Allows for mass GroupWise password changes.

26 Jan 2007
GroupWise Password Set (GWPASSWD) (tool)
Command line utility which can be used to reset GroupWise Passwords.

26 Jan 2007
GroupWise Nickname Import (GWNI) (tool)
Allows for the mass importing of GroupWise Nicknames.

26 Jan 2007
GroupWise Distribution List Import (GWDLI) (tool)
Command line tool for adding or removing users from GroupWise distribution lists.

26 Jan 2007
List All Open Files on an NSS Volume Residing on an OES Linux Server (tip)
Andrew Armstrong shares a cool tip on how to list all open files by all connections on an OES Linux Server.

25 Jan 2007
Allow Public Printing via iPrint (tip)
Geoffrey Carmen explains why you may run into problems if you want to allow public printing via iPrint and try setting up a user without a password on the account.

25 Jan 2007
Moving Linux Virtual Machine (VM) from Windows Host to Linux Host (tip)
Chris Randles shows us a quick fix to get the Graphical User Interface up after switching a Linux Virtual Machine from a Windows host to a Linux host.

25 Jan 2007
History Buffer Security... (tip)
Many installation executables require you to enter a password on the command line in order to achieve the installation. This means that your password is on view for all to see in the command line history buffer.

25 Jan 2007
Novell Open Audio: Tools of the Back Line Support Gurus (feature)
Randy Goddard and Dave Mair tell us about the tools and techniques that they use to help customers troubleshoot their servers.

23 Jan 2007
Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure regarding E-Discovery (feature)
Technology attorney Benjamin Wright explains what you, as an network admin, need to know about the changes.

23 Jan 2007
Cool Blog: Controlling Your Work Through Customized Panels in GroupWise (feature)
Bill Pray lends his insights on improving your GroupWise workspace by using customized view panels.

23 Jan 2007
Sharing Folders in GroupWise (feature)
So you'd like to get a better handle on using shared folders in your organization ... Lori Quinn has some practical advice for effective folder sharing in GroupWise.

23 Jan 2007
Managing Frequent Contacts, Globally (tip)
Joe Marton explains how you can control the attributes of GroupWise frequent contacts in your organization.

23 Jan 2007
The Push and Poll of GMS (tip)
Danita Zanre clears up the picture on the differences between SMS and network push, and polling intervals for GMS devices.

23 Jan 2007
Opening a Custom Mail Client from the "Mailto" Option in a Web Page (tip)
D Umesh shares a simple method you can try so your users can open a custom mail client when they click "mailto" in a Web page.

23 Jan 2007
Junk-mail Blocking by Country (tip)
If you never expect to get an e-mail from a country like Krakoznia, here's a tip to make sure you don't, thanks to Michael Bell ...

23 Jan 2007
Troubleshooting Auto Send/Receive in Remote Mode (tip)
Tony Rodasta has a simple tip for what to do when you can't get the Auto Send/Receive feature to work properly in Remote Mode.

19 Jan 2007
Restart NDPS Manager Without Having to Unload and Reload It (tip)
Did you know you can restart your NDPS Manager *without* having to unload it and reload it? Check out this new tip from Bryan Keadle and learn how.

19 Jan 2007
Moving and Resubmitting NDPS Print Jobs (tip)
Bryan Keadle shares a solution on how to "resubmit" print jobs (files) so that they will print.

18 Jan 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Getting around in Large OpenOffice.org 2.0 Documents (tip)
You can easily jump between headings, graphics, sections, or other elements of a large OpenOffice.org document when you use the Navigator. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

18 Jan 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Connect to a VPN Using SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (tip)
With the proper information from your system administrator, connecting to a VPN with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop is easy. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

16 Jan 2007
Advansys Introduces GroupWise Resource Archive To Go (tip)
Update: The amazing FREE vat of accumulated GroupWise knowledge, presented by our partners at Advansys, now includes the NGWList and GW Cool Solutions digest and weekly emails until October29, 2007.

16 Jan 2007
Novell Open Audio: Sneak Peak at Next GroupWise Release (feature)
Check out this new Novell OpenAudio podcast delivered by Phil Karren, GroupWise Product Manager, and Gregory Webb, GroupWise Product Marketing Manager.

16 Jan 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Get Notified When Someone Else Gets a Message (tip)
This Cool Tip from BrainStorm helps you see notification's from your proxy user's account.

16 Jan 2007
Making a Home View from a Proxy User's Calendar (tip)
Jim Michael outlines the steps for turning a proxy user's calendar into your Home View in GroupWise.

16 Jan 2007
Cool Blog: Speeding Up the Linux Client (tip)
In this Cool BLog, Laurence Pitt shows us how to speed up the GroupWise Linux client by switching it to GTK.

16 Jan 2007
Planning Annual Calendar Dates (tip)
Here's a tip from Dave Parkes that helps you get Autodate working with annual calendar events.

16 Jan 2007
Preventing a User from Sending Messages (tip)
What if you want a user to receive e-mails but not to be able to send them? Tommy Mikkelsen has a simple tip that gets the job done ...

16 Jan 2007
GWIA and Blacklist Addresses (tip)
Tony Rodasta shares a tip for avoiding GWIA timeouts when xconnecting to SMTP.

11 Jan 2007
Need to Run Internet Explorer on Linux? Here's the solution! (feature)
Is your desktop migration to Novell SLED 10 being hampered because users need to access web sites or internal web applications that have Internet Explorer dependencies? Read this heads-up Cool Solution, submitted by our friends at Omni, on how to use a free, Open Source solution to run Internet Explorer on SLED 10.

11 Jan 2007
Migration of iPrint services from NetWare to OES Linux (feature)
Dave Krotil explains how to migrate iPrint services from NetWare 6.5 to OES Linux in the same tree, to the same container and DNS name.

11 Jan 2007
How to Install Novell Cluster Services on OES Linux (appnote)
In this AppNote, Dave Simons explains how to install NCS on OES Linux and how to create a shared storage disk to save data on your Novell Cluster.

10 Jan 2007
Deploying Web Applications to Tomcat (feature)
Brian Higgins shares a tip on how to deploy web applications, in the form of WAR files, to the Tomcat web server.

9 Jan 2007
The CNW Commander V2.53 (tool)
Manage drives, directories, and files from the NetWare server console.

9 Jan 2007
The CNW Editor V2.53 (tool)
The ultimate EDIT.NLM replacement.

9 Jan 2007
Using iFolder to Carry GroupWise Archives (tip)
Now you can take your GroupWise archives with you, thanks to this handy tip from Sean Azhadi.

9 Jan 2007
GWAVACon Registrations Surpasses 350 - Free Registration until Jan. 12 (feature)
Hurry - the deadline for free passes to GWAVACon has been extended to Jan. 12. Find out more here ...

9 Jan 2007
FREE Upgrade for GWAnywhere Users (feature)
Get the details on a free competitive upgrade to SyncWise2005, from Toffa International.

9 Jan 2007
Cool Blog: Updating Post Office Views (feature)
Alex Evans returns with a tip on making sure you're getting the right Views in your GroupWise 7.0.1 Post Office.

9 Jan 2007
Messaging Architects and Exalead Announce OEM Agreement (feature)
Messaging Architects and Exalead have announced an OEM Agreement to deliver unparalleled speed and accuracy in enterprise e-mail archiving and e-discovery for GroupWise. Get the details here ...

9 Jan 2007
John Dragoon, Novell's Chief Marketing Officer, Speaks at GWAVACon (feature)
John Dragoon, Novell's Chief Marketing Officer, will deliver the keynote address on Monday morning at GWAVACon. Get the details here ...

9 Jan 2007
Setting Up Repeat Calendar Entries with Autodate (tip)
The new year is a time for calendars, and Jamie Glendinning has a tip for using Autodate to set up repeat date entries.

9 Jan 2007
Returning to Last Used Directory with Attachments (tip)
Joseph Marton shares a tip for getting GroupWise to recognize the last used directory when attaching items.

9 Jan 2007
Troubleshooting Timeouts on WebAccess (tip)
Rob Aronson recently solved an unusual timeout/authentication problem on WebAccess and is passing the solution along to us ...

9 Jan 2007
Pulling Addresses Only from the Address Book (tip)
Caterina Luppi, Joe Marton, and Tommy Mikkelsen team up to customize an autofill approach for GroupWise address books.

5 Jan 2007
Linux Control Tomcat (tool)
Program to control the Tomcat server on Linux machine.

4 Jan 2007
Set MetaData Archive Bit (tool)
This perl script allows a user to set or clear the metadata archive bit on a specified NSS file.

4 Jan 2007
Get Linux File Attributes (tool)
This perl script lists standard information about a file including the attributes that are set.

4 Jan 2007
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop Wins InfoWorld Technology of the Year Award (feature)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 has earned a 2007 InfoWorld Technology of the Year Award, being named 'Best Linux Desktop'. Find out more.

4 Jan 2007
Installing iFolder 3 on OES in Container with Universal Password Set (tip)
Andrew Armstrong shares a solution for a problem he had installing iFolder 3 on OES in a container with a universal password set.

4 Jan 2007
Get NSS Pool Info (tool)
This perl script lists detailed information about the NSS pool.

3 Jan 2007
Get NDS Name (tool)
This Perl script returns what the eDirectory name is for an existing NSS storage pool.

3 Jan 2007
Remove EFL Epoch (tool)
This perl script removes an EFL epoch and its file event list.

3 Jan 2007
Novell Open Audio: Tip: Disk Catastrophe Must-Have Information (feature)
Randy Goddard tells us about some quick command line utilities for backing up a disk's master boot record and partition information, as well as how to document vital system info quickly and easily.

3 Jan 2007
Configure SLP DA and DHCP to Send to Option 78, 79 on OES Linux (tip)
Eric Champagne shares a tip on how to configure SLP DA and DHCP to send to option 78 and 79 on OES Linux.

2 Jan 2007
NWMON.NLM : NetWare Monitoring (tool)
Basic OS and eDirectory statistics for Novell NetWare 6.x servers with reporting via Novell Remote Manager.

2 Jan 2007
Downloading Old E-mails to Disk (tip)
Tim Heywood points us to MailSaver for GroupWise, a handy tool that lets users save messages from GroupWise to simple text files on disk.

2 Jan 2007
GWAVA Releases GWAVA 3.7 / John Dragoon Speaks at GWAVACon (feature)
GWAVA has released GWAVA 3.7 in response to the on going spam storm sweeping the Internet. Also, John Dragoon, Novell's Chief Marketing Officer, will deliver the keynote presentation at GWAVACon Dallas January 21st, 2007. Get the details here ...

2 Jan 2007
Combining Info from Messages and Attachments (tip)
Need to combine information from separate messages and attachments? Anita Moore has a simple process that gets the job done and preserves the original formats in GroupWise.

2 Jan 2007
Consolidating GroupWise Logs (tip)
David Benjamin recently read a Cool Solutions article on centralized "syslogging" and came up with his own twist - for GroupWise logs.

2 Jan 2007
Troubleshooting Open Source Spam Filtering on GWIA (tip)
Rob Aronson shares a fix for getting GWIA to work properly with open source spam filters and virus scanners.

2 Jan 2007
The Disappearing GroupWise Trick - and How to Avoid It (tip)
Here's a simple tip from Tom Payne to keep GroupWise running on Windows 2003/Terminal Services - instead of disappearing.

2 Jan 2007
Saving a Message to Multiple Folders (tip)
Here's a simple tip from Anita Moore that helps you save the same e-mail into multiple folders for future reference.

2 Jan 2007
Changing Default Print Size in GroupWise 7.0.1 (tip)
Tired of squinting at the smaller print in GroupWise 7? Florian Albers shares an easy way to change the font size for your users.

1 Jan 2007
Daylight Saving Time Guide for Novell GroupWise (feature)
This guide helps you set up search folder to locate affected calendar items for the Daylight Savings Time changes. Read more here ...

1 Jan 2007
Sample Communication on Impact of Daylight Saving Time Changes (feature)
Here is a sample communication from IT administrators to their internal audience, to explain the impacts that the new Daylight Saving Time changes may have. Novell will use a communication simiar to this for its employees - feel free to use or adapt this as well.

30 Dec 2006
NetWare Detector (tool)
Remotely detect the version and other information about NetWare system.

30 Dec 2006
Dynamic Group (tool)
A small utility for creating Dynamic Groups using the Novell Client.

21 Dec 2006
Novell Open Audio: Novell Client Update with Jason Williams (tip)
Jason Williams gives us an update about about the Novell Client, covering Linux, Windows Vista, and new wireless network authentication features.

21 Dec 2006
Partitioning Your Hard Disk Before Installing SUSE (tip)
Scott Morris shares a solution he provided for a user on how to partition a hard disk before installing SUSE.

21 Dec 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: See the Window List You Want in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (tip)
You can organize your SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Window List so what you see on your Workspace is what you get in your Window List. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

21 Dec 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Restart Numbering in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Writer (tip)
Don't hack your way into starting a new list in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Writer. Use the restart numbering feature. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

21 Dec 2006
Lowering Your Costs with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (feature)
This is the last article in a four-part series on the Novell Open Workgroup Suite. Learn how to make the final transition of desktop apps to open source and how to move onto the Linux desktop using the Novell Open Workgroup Suite.

21 Dec 2006
Consolidated Login Script (tip)
Jason Riebe shares a consolidated login script that is easy to read and maintain via eDirectory group memberships.

19 Dec 2006
Linux Ping Epoch (tool)
Pings an inactive Epoch to prevent it from being removed.

19 Dec 2006
Installing GWIA on OES Linux (appnote)
Dave Simons explains how to install GroupWise Internet Agent (GWIA) on an OES Linux Server, complete with steps and screen shots.

19 Dec 2006
GroupWise Customers and Partners Invited to GWAVACon Dallas (feature)
Get the latest details on the upcoming GWAVACon conference in Dallas.

19 Dec 2006
Migrating E-mail from iMail to GroupWise (feature)
Cool Solutions reader Ruud van der Zwet figured out a practical drag-and-drop method for migrating users from iMail to GroupWise. Find out about it here ...

19 Dec 2006
Message Source, MIME.822, and GroupWise WebAccess (tip)
Need a quick way to analyze a GroupWise message header for possible spam? Alex Paz shows us how Message Source and Mime.822 are easier to view - with WebAccess.

19 Dec 2006
Migrating Outlook Attachments to GroupWise (tip)
Novell's Sean Azhadi reminds us of any easy (and free) way to get Outlook attachments migrated to GroupWise.

18 Dec 2006
NW Remove Event Epoch (tool)
This perl script removes and EFL epoch and its file event list.

18 Dec 2006
NW List Epochs (tool)
This perl script Lists all EFL epochs for an NSS Volume on a NetWare Server.

18 Dec 2006
Linux Get Inactive Epoch Interval (tool)
Perl Script for getting the interval length that an inactive epoch will remain on the system before being removed.

18 Dec 2006
iFolder Detector (tool)
Remotely detect the version of iFolder.

15 Dec 2006
Using the Desktop Version of the MoinMoin Wiki with iFolder (tip)
Joe Pampel shares a cool tip on how to use the desktop version of the MoinMoin wiki with iFolder.

12 Dec 2006
ImportCertLinux (tool)
Automatically import certificate from eDirectory into local key store for iManager plugins to communicate over SSL.

12 Dec 2006
Installing GroupWise WebAccess 7 on OES Linux Server (appnote)
This AppNote from Dave Simons walks you through the installation steps for getting WebAccess up and running on OES. Enjoy!

12 Dec 2006
Cool Blogs: My "Getting Things Done" Workspace (feature)
In this Cool Blog, Novell's Bill Pray shares some ingenious organization tips for getting your GroupWise Calendar under control ... and productive.

12 Dec 2006
Spam 2.0 - SPAM WARS: EPISODE II (feature)
This article by GWAVA CTO Charles Taite gives you an inside look at the new generation of spam and how it can be kept under control with new technology advances.

12 Dec 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Sending Existing Recurring Appointments to New Hires (tip)
Learn how to painlessly send recurring appointments to new hires in your company.

12 Dec 2006
John Dragoon to Deliver Keynote at GWAVACon Dallas; Blackberry Provides 200 Free Passes (feature)
John Dragoon, Novell's Chief Marketing Officer, will deliver the keynote presentation at GWAVACon Dallas January 21st, 2007. Also, Blackberry is making 200 more passes available for GWAVACon Dallas. Learn more here ...

12 Dec 2006
Transitioning a GroupWise Mailbox when a User is Gone (tip)
Tired of hassling with closed mail accounts that need to be re-opened? Cool Solutions reader Dusty Pulver has a handy procedure to keep it all running smooth.

12 Dec 2006
Running both Intellisync Mobile Server and WebAccess (tip)
Joe Marton explains one approach to get Mobile Server and WebAccess working together, although not on the same IIS.

12 Dec 2006
Color-Keying Days in the GW Calendar (tip)
Need to color-code certain days on your GroupWise calendar? Here are a few suggestions from Novell's Dean Lythgoe to help you do that.

12 Dec 2006
Speeding Up Attachment Opening in GroupWise, from Associated Apps (tip)
Tired of waiting around for associated applications to open attachments in GroupWise? Check out the hints for a few or our Forum participants on the subject ...

8 Dec 2006
Backup Critical Data to a Volume that is Backed Up Daily (tip)
Paul Caron shares a script that will backup your critical data to a volume that is backed up daily.

8 Dec 2006
Remote Monitoring Using Screenshots and Your PDA (tip)
Daniel Bray was migrating a few 100 GBs of data, and didn't want to sit in front of his laptop and watch it copy. So he used his PDA to monitor it remotely.

8 Dec 2006
How to Set Up a Dual Boot with SLED 10 and Windows (tip)
Scott Morris explains how to set up a computer to dual boot SLED 10 and Windows.

8 Dec 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Downloading from a Digital Camera in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (tip)
To capture your holiday pics, you'll need to set your SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop to recognize your camera and automatically download the photos. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

8 Dec 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Applying Master Pages from Other Presentations in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Impress (tip)
Need to make your presentation comply to corporate style, but don't have the template for OpenOffice.org 2.0 Impress? Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how to apply master pages from another correctly formatted presentation into yours.

8 Dec 2006
Clear Station All (tool)
Bounce OES Linux Server without broadcast messages.

7 Dec 2006
Home Directory Changer 2.0 (tool)
Change the attributes from one volume to another after a server consolidation.

5 Dec 2006
Linux Mount Volumes (tool)
Script for remote mounting from NSS volumes.

5 Dec 2006
Consultant's Corner: Where Have I Been? (feature)
Gregg Hinchman is back, with thoughts on GroupWise Best Practices, the "Ferrari" and the "Civic," and more ...

5 Dec 2006
Omni Mobile for GroupWise Closed Beta for Nokia Eseries Phones - No Windows Server Required (feature)
GroupWise users interested in being part of the Omni Mobile for Nokia Eseries phones Closed Beta are invited to contact Omni. Click here for more information on how Omni Mobile provides a GroupWise caching client for Nokia Series 60 Smart Phones.

5 Dec 2006
Blackberry Makes 200 More Passes Available for GWAVACon Dallas (feature)
Find out how you can take advantage of this great offer here ...

5 Dec 2006
Service Pack 2 for For BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.1 for Novell GroupWise (tip)
Cool Solutions reader Roel van Bueren provides a heads-up for the latest service pack of the BES for GroupWise.

5 Dec 2006
Email Risk Management, EMEA Edition - Fresh off the Press (feature)
Download the latest issue of the Messaging Architects' publication and get up-to-date with European Legislation on Compliance.

5 Dec 2006
Wondering about the Future of GroupWise? (feature)
Interested in the new Features and Functionality of the next GroupWise release? What to know what the codename "Bonsai" means? Find out more here ...

5 Dec 2006
Getting More Calendar Space (tip)
Need more Week View space in your GroupWise calendar? Dave Simons shows you how ...

5 Dec 2006
Avoiding -420 TCP Errors (tip)
Kimberly Combest shares a tip to help you avoid -420 TCP errors as you send GroupWise e-mail from your system.

1 Dec 2006
Display netware.metadata File Attribute with xattr APIs (tool)
Retrieve and display the data kept in the NetWare.metadata extended attribute on an NSS file on a Linux server.

1 Dec 2006
List Extended Attributes with xattr APIs (tool)
List extended attributes on NSS files on a Linux Server.

1 Dec 2006
Aclock - Ascii Analog Clock (tool)
Analog Clock for NetWare Console.

1 Dec 2006
Special Holiday Drawing Winner! (feature)
Congratulations to Gary Childers - the lucky winner of the iPod nano RED special edition!

30 Nov 2006
Novell Readies Customers and Partners for Linux-Based Open Enterprise Server 2 (feature)
Novell introduced Novell Open Enterprise Server 2, announcing support from software partners and delivering a training and technical services promotion to help more customers take advantage of Open Enterprise Server. The next Open Enterprise Server will feature virtualization, storage and file management innovations and complete the shift to providing workgroup services completely on SUSE Linux Enterprise, while helping long-time customers maintain their NetWare investment. Find out more.

30 Nov 2006
Resolving Install/uninstall Plugin Problem with iManager (tip)
Talekar Nagareshwar explains how to use the iManagerPluginInstaller tool to resolve the install/uninstall plugin problems associated with iManager.

30 Nov 2006
Novell Open Audio: Open Enterprise Server: Listener Questions about Linux (feature)
Product manager Jason Williams answers questions from the Open Audio listener community. He also explains the differences between SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) and Open Enterprise Server (OES).

30 Nov 2006
Novell Open Enterprise Server Training and Support Promotion (feature)
Novell launched a training and support promotion for Open Enterprise Server. Through this promotion, customers and partners will be able to take advantage of a free self-study kit, instructor-led training discount, and free OES-related support for 90 days. Get all the details here.

29 Nov 2006
Change Event Epoch (tool)
Stop an existing active EFL epoch and start a new active epoch for a specified NSS volume.

29 Nov 2006
Reset Event List (tool)
Remove all Event File List Epochs and reset EFL completely.

28 Nov 2006
Start Event Epoch (tool)
Start a new active Event File List (EFL) Event Epoch for a specified NSS volume.

28 Nov 2006
List File Events (tool)
List files that have had changes to file data or metadata during a specified time called an Epoch.

28 Nov 2006
Stop EFL Event Epoch (tool)
Stop the current Event File List (EFL) Event Epoch for a specified NSS volume.

28 Nov 2006
Linux Add Trustee (tool)
Perl Script for adding a trustee with scan rights to an NSS file.

28 Nov 2006
Installing GroupWise 7 on OES Linux (appnote)
Dave Simons shares a step-by-step process for setting up GroupWise on a default OES Linux server, including status checks for GroupWise Agents.

28 Nov 2006
GroupWise Cool Solutions Survey Winner Announced! (feature)
Get the details here ...

28 Nov 2006
Formativ Applet: Export GroupWise Appointments into Excel (tool)
Export GroupWise appointments within a user specified date range into an MS Excel spreadsheet. *Updated release, 11/28/06.

28 Nov 2006
Getting E-Mail Notifications from Proxy Users (tip)
Here's a tip that helps you get notifications when one of your proxy users gets an e-mail, courtesy of Dave Simons.

28 Nov 2006
Getting Mail Forwarded Directly, Not as Attachments (tip)
Interested in direct mail forwarding, so external users get messages from the GroupWise server directly (not as attachments)? Try this tip from a few of the Forum participants ...

28 Nov 2006
Enabling Proxy Users to Select "Read Later" (tip)
Dave Simons has a simple tip for allowing proxy users to use the "read later" feature when they are using a manager's mailbox.

28 Nov 2006
"Last Activity" Defined (tip)
Have you ever wondered exactly what "Last Activity" means in GroupWise? Brad Beckenhauer did some research on the topic, and here it is ...

22 Nov 2006
Simple Firewall Configuration Using NetFilter/iptables (feature)
Here's a new cool solution by David Mair that walks you through the creation of a simple iptables firewall explaining how it works along the way.

22 Nov 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Linking to Documents in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (tip)
Want the convenience of getting to a file on the desktop, without having to store it there? This BrainStorm Cool Tip tells you how you can link any file type to any directory in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10.

22 Nov 2006
Which Linux Desktop Packs The Most Punch? (feature)
The CRN Test Center recently compared 3 commercial distributions of Linux. For system builders, Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 has a leg up for its installation, networking features and support. Read the article here.

22 Nov 2006
Xming - A X Server for Windows (tip)
David Mair explains how to use Xming, a X Server that lets you use X based applications on a Windows desktop.

22 Nov 2006
This Week in Novell Audio: The Open Enterprise Server 2 Preview Extravaganza Edition (feature)
Product manager Jason Williams talks about the next version of Open Enterprise Server.

21 Nov 2006
ZedMon 3.26 (tool)
NetWare Server Monitor for Windows 2000/XP.

21 Nov 2006
List all EFL Epochs (tool)
List all EFL epochs for an NSS Volume on a Linux Server.

21 Nov 2006
Using Symantec Backup Exec for NetWare on SLED 10 (tip)
Gilles de Bellabre shares a quick tip on how to make Symantec Backup Exec for NetWare executable on SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10.

21 Nov 2006
Blackberry/RIM Provides 200 Free Passes for GWAVACon Dallas (feature)
GWAVACon 2007 Dallas gets a boost from a major sponsor - Blackberry has made another 200 passes available for free. Get the details here.

21 Nov 2006
GroupWise Client for Windows Mobile 5 Smart Phones - No Windows Server Required (feature)
Want a GroupWise client for your new Windows Mobile 5 Smart Phone? Our friends at Omni have just added support for Windows Mobile 5 Smart Phones to Omni Mobile for GroupWise wireless email. Supported phones include: Samsung BlackJack, Motorola Q, Cingular 2125 and others. Next on their list of supported platforms: Omni Mobile for BlackBerry, available in December, 2006.

21 Nov 2006
Free Policies, White Papers and Archived Webinars from Messaging Architects (feature)
Don't miss these free policies, white papers and archived webinars on Compliance and Identity Management, from Messaging Architects.

21 Nov 2006
Installing GroupWise 7.0 on Debian/Sarge (tip)
Cool Solutions reader Lijian Chen shows the process for getting GroupWise 7 installed on Debian/Sarge.

21 Nov 2006
Getting "Spell As You Type" with WebAccess (tip)
Using WebAccess but missing the cool "spell as you type" feature of the GroupWise client? Mike Brady has a simple solution for you ...

21 Nov 2006
Keeping Appointments while Cleaning Out Sent Items (tip)
Dave Simons explains how to avoid losing your sent appointments when you delete entries in the Sent Items folder.

21 Nov 2006
Troubleshooting Missing Appointments (tip)
Danita Zanre sheds some light on a strange case of appointments that go missing or incorrect from a particular user.

17 Nov 2006
Linux List All Files (tool)
Utility for listing all files on an NSS Volume on a Linux Server.

17 Nov 2006
Send Attachment Script (tool)
Send mail and attachment from server console; handy to use for sending logfiles.

16 Nov 2006
Novell Open Audio: SLE10: System Scaling at the Kernel Level (feature)
Kernel gurus Kurt Garloff and Hannes Reinecke share some of the work that they have been involved in regarding scaling features in the Linux kernel for SUSE Linux Enterprise 10.

16 Nov 2006
Workaround for TLS Port Not Listening in Linux OES SP2 (tip)
If you get a "TLS port is not listening" error message after installing OES SP2, check out this workaround tip from Hema Joshi.

16 Nov 2006
SSH Option VerifyHostKeyDNS (tip)
Every time a new SSH connection is established, the software asks for the fingerprint of the public key from the server. Arndt Stajta explains how to automate the process.

14 Nov 2006
A BetterCommand Prompt (tip)
Here's a quick little tip from Bryan Keadle that is helpful when working with mapped drives at the command prompt.

14 Nov 2006
(R)emove (L)anguage (D)irectories (tool)
Free up space on SYS: volume.

14 Nov 2006
ATT Live 2006 (feature)
Registration is open for the ATT Live Conference Dec. 18-20, 2006. Take a look at the advanced classes for Open Enterprise Server and GroupWise. Seating is limited. Register now!

14 Nov 2006
GW NAB Format.xls (tool)
Worksheet to quickly help you build a Novell Address book file to import into GroupWise from minimal data.

14 Nov 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Search Once, Find a Thousand Times (tip)
In this BrainStorm Cool Tip, learn how you can make permanent search types by creating and using a "find results" folder.

14 Nov 2006
Use Messaging Architects' BrainShare 2007 Discount Code and Win Cool Prizes (feature)
Let Messaging Architects help you get to BrainShare 2007 faster and cheaper! Learn how in this article ...

14 Nov 2006
Novell GroupWise Server Migration Utility 1.0 Now Available for Download (tip)
Moving to Linux? Check out the powerful new GroupWise Server Migration Utility - get the details here.

14 Nov 2006
Accommodating 2007 Daylight Saving Time Changes in GroupWise (tip)
The times, they are a changin' ... Don't get left behind; learn how to get your GroupWise systems ready for the new Daylight Saving Time definitions coming in 2007.

14 Nov 2006
Running Multiple Dot-Coms on the Same GroupWise System (tip)
Danita Zanre shares her ideas on getting multiple dot-coms to cooperate on a single GroupWise system.

14 Nov 2006
Advanced Technical Training - Novell GroupWise 7 (feature)
Improve your skills - check out the latest training offerings from Novell for Learning GroupWise 7.

14 Nov 2006
Using an Alternate Port for WebAccess Login (tip)
Dave Simons explains why the default port for the WebAccess page may not be your most secure option - and what you can do about it.

10 Nov 2006
NSS Volume lister for Linux (tool)
List all NSS Volumes on an OES Linux Server.

9 Nov 2006
NSS Pool lister for Linux (tool)
List all NSS Pools on an OES Linux Server.

9 Nov 2006
Linux Device Lister (tool)
List devices on an OES Linux Server which have NSS installed.

9 Nov 2006
Novell Open Audio: What Happened to iFolder? (feature)
Product manager Jason Williams talks about iFolder 3.6. Then, Dave Mair returns to tell us the latest news from Support, including a cool tip on how to use tunnel X over SSH.

9 Nov 2006
Improving Internet Access Speed on Multiplied SLED 10 Systems (feature)
Multiplied SLED 10 customers are saving 80-90% on their desktop deployment costs compared to stand-alone Microsoft desktops. Read this article to learn how to enhance users' Internet access speed when deploying Multiplied SLED 10 systems.

9 Nov 2006
Checking the Log File for Invalid SSH Connection Attempts (tip)
If you have an open SSH connection, you will notice that a lot of people will try to log into your system. Houghi shares some tips on how to check the log file for invalid connection attempts and how to make sure your system is safe.

9 Nov 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Going Wireless with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (tip)
With built-in wireless network functionality, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 makes it easy to connect to a wireless network. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to get you started.

9 Nov 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Changing Headers and Footers in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Calc (tip)
When you're ready to print your OpenOffice.org Calc spreadsheet, you may notice a header you don't remember defining. You can define this header and customize it so it includes what you want by following this Cool Tip from BrainStorm, Inc.

9 Nov 2006
OpenOffice.org Writer (feature)
This is the second article in a series about OpenOffice.org. In this article, Kendra Dalin shares her first impressions of OpenOffice.org Writer, the suite's word processor.

8 Nov 2006
How to use the lsof command (tip)
If you need to find out exactly what processes are manipulating your server and what files they are affecting, try using the lsof command. Jonathan Peck shares some helpful tips on how to use it.

8 Nov 2006
Novell Open Audio: Special Report: CEO Ron Hovsepian on Novell & Microsoft (feature)
After announcing the establishment of an agreement between Novell and Microsoft, Novell CEO Ron Hovsepian and Novell General Counsel Joe LaSala respond to some questions from Novell's customers and the free software community.

8 Nov 2006
Debugging SMDR on NetWare (tip)
If remote servers can't be seen, or connections cannot be made to remote servers, it is possible that SMDR is at fault. Dean Giles shares a tip on how to put SMDR into debug mode so you can get the debug log file.

8 Nov 2006
GroupWise SNMP Monitor (tool)
Perl script that uses SNMP to report some critical statistics on your GroupWise GWIA, MTA, and WebAccess servers.

7 Nov 2006
Publishing Department Calendars and Blogs Online Directly from GroupWise (feature)
In this free Web Seminar Brian Anderson will share the secrets of GWExtranet and show you how your GroupWise's all you need to keep your educational institution close to the community.

7 Nov 2006
Setting up SSL Communications on GroupWise Messenger Server on SLES 10 (tip)
Dave Cushing shares his solution on how to set up GroupWise Messenger agents on a Linux server.

7 Nov 2006
Messaging Architects Asia-Pacific Chooses Open Channel Solutions as Local Distributor (feature)
Learn how Messaging Architects and Open Channel Solutions teamed up to offer expanded GroupWise and IT solutions throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

7 Nov 2006
Omni Mobile Client Limitations on Devices (feature)
Omni Mobile provides a native GroupWise caching client for Windows Mobile, Palm, Sony Ericsson, Nokia and BlackBerry devices (Q4, 2006). Read this article to learn about some of the limitations of Omni Mobile on each supported platform that should be considered when choosing your mobile devices.

7 Nov 2006
GWAVACon Dallas Registration Surpasses 100 Delegates in First Few Weeks (feature)
The first 150 delegates are free - register today!

7 Nov 2006
Messaging Architects' Email Risk Management Resource Center To the Rescue (feature)
Visit Messaging Architects' Email Risk Management Center: Free resources, web seminar archives and downloads to help you find your way through the regulatory and legal compliance maze.

7 Nov 2006
Getting SNMP Values from Multiple POAs on the Same Node (tip)
Cool Solutions reader Uffe Bager shares a Perl script and configuration to help you get SNMP values from multiple POAs on the same node.

3 Nov 2006
Solving Domain Database Access Errors (tip)
Dave Simons has a solution for a database error that can occur when you try to connect to a secondary GroupWise domain on a OES Linux server.

2 Nov 2006
Change Telephone Numbers (tool)
Mass modification of telephone numbers from the console of server NW6.5

2 Nov 2006
Centralized Syslogging with Syslog-NG on SUSE Linux (feature)
Scott Flowers explains how to configure a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server or Open Enterprise Linux server to act as a simple centralized loghost, and how to configure SLES servers and desktops to log system messages to that host over the network.

2 Nov 2006
Using Amanda to Backup Your Linux Server (feature)
Brian Higgins explains how to configure and use Amanda (Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver) to backup a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.

2 Nov 2006
This Week in Novell Open Audio: SLE10: Technical Training & Learning (feature)
Ted and Erin investigate some training options for using and administering SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 systems.

2 Nov 2006
Linux Automation Framework (feature)
Yatin Manerker shares some scripts that can be used to start a test on a Linux server without needing an agent running on the server.

1 Nov 2006
Who.bat (tool)
Create a user log file to track IP address, computer name, and login time.

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

31 Oct 2006
Using XML for Enterprise Email Discovery - Part 3 (feature)
GroupWise consultant Greg Smith explains how GWArchive employs XML technology to offer enterprise-class scalability in GroupWise archiving.

31 Oct 2006
GroupWise Mobile PDA Access - No Windows Server Required (feature)
Considering the various wireless GroupWise email options - Omni Mobile, GroupWise Mobile Server, BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES), GWAnywhere, NotifyLink or Toffa? Read about how Omni Mobile is the only GroupWise mobile client software that does not require an additional Windows server, gateways, databases or other complexities be added to your network.

31 Oct 2006
Hurry for Free GWAVACon Registration (feature)
Here are five more reasons to check out the annual GWAVACon conference!

31 Oct 2006
Cool Story: GWGuardian and GWExtranet at the University of Florida (feature)
Learn how GWGuardian and GWExtranet are bringing GroupWise collaboration to a new level at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida.

31 Oct 2006
Announcing the Novell Workgroup Productivity Tour (feature)
Organizations just like yours have a simple, yet fundamental need: keep users productive and minimize cost. Join Novell as we visit more than 20 cities to showcase two key solutions for doing just that: the Novell Open Workgroup Suite and Novell GroupWise Mobile Server.

31 Oct 2006
Messaging Architects' Email Risk Management Resource Center to the Rescue (feature)
Messaging Architects' Email Risk Management Center - check out the free resources and downloads to help you find your way through the regulatory and legal compliance maze.

31 Oct 2006
Update: Open Conversation on Email Sizes (feature)
Cool Solutions readers Scott Flowers, Victor Coscodan, Debra Storr, Sabine Severing, and Dan Wasson add to the conversation about what works and what doesn't for keeping e-mail size under control.

31 Oct 2006
Cool Blog: Times, They Are a-Changin' (tip)
Alex Evans gets us in the zone with the new time zone changes coming next year.

31 Oct 2006
Preventing E-mail Deletion (tip)
Here's a quick tip from the GroupWise Wiki that helps you prevent users from deleting e-mail.

31 Oct 2006
Speeding Up E-mail Loading Time (tip)
Tired of wating for mail to load on WebAccess after login? Cool Solutions reader Gert-Jan de Boer shares a simple tip to get things moving along ...

31 Oct 2006
Fixing Blurry HTML in E-mail with Internet Explorer 7 (tip)
Cool Solutions reader Roel van Bueren clears things up with ClearType - see what he means ...

26 Oct 2006
OpenOffice.org: One Suite Alternative (feature)
This is the first article in a series designed to show you why the OpenOffice suite might be worth considering. OpenOffice.org is the leading open source competitor to Microsoft Office and other proprietary suites.

26 Oct 2006
The Penguins Are Marching - Novell Open Workgroup Suite: Migrating Back-end Servers and Services to Linux (feature)
This second article in a four-part series focuses on the migration of servers and workgroup services to Linux, based on the technology included in the Novell Open Workgroup Suite.

26 Oct 2006
SLED 10 Deployment Tips (feature)
Mike Petersen recently posted several guides in the Cool Solutions Wiki that provide tips and tricks on how to easily deploy SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10. Read them here.

26 Oct 2006
OES Linux NSS Backup/ Restore in NetWare Emulation Mode using NetBackup (feature)
Suresh Kumar GP explains how backup and restore on OES Linux NSS volumes is done from an existing NetWare server configured with the NetBackup agent.

26 Oct 2006
Unable to Connect to the Network after RUG Updates (tip)
After applying RUG updates to an OES Linux server with SP2 on a Proliant DL380, no kernel modules were loaded or available. The server couldn't connect to the network or function in most ways. Read Rob Aronson's solution to fix the problem.

26 Oct 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Placing Columns in the Middle of a Page in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Writer (tip)
Some documents, such as newsletters, might need column formatting on only one section of the page. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

26 Oct 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Nautilus Shortcut Keys (tip)
The ALT key can add some easy file navigation tricks in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10. To learn what ALT can do in the Nautilus file browser, check out this tip from BrainStorm, Inc.

25 Oct 2006
Web-based User Account and Identity Management White Paper (feature)
Mergers, acquisitions, security and privacy requirements - and the potentially devastating lawsuits for non-compliance - have increased the need for systems and processes that simplify user account management in mixed networks. Omni eControl delivers a web-based, "ZERO Rights" user account management tool for Novell GroupWise, eDirectory and mixed Novell and Microsoft networks. It's an ideal complement to Novell Identity Manager 3 for distributed user account management.

24 Oct 2006
Using XML for Enterprise Email Discovery - Part 2 (feature)
GroupWise consultant Greg Smith continues his discussion shares on XML technology and why it is best suited for email discovery.

24 Oct 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Creating a Contacts Home View Panel (tip)
In this BrainStorm Cool Tip, you'll learn how to see your contact people right in your Home View.

24 Oct 2006
Key Decision Factors in Selecting a GroupWise Archiving Solution (feature)
Need some guidance on what you need to consider when looking for an archiving solution? The latest Osterman Research White Paper gives you some important insights.

24 Oct 2006
Open Conversation: Limiting E-mail and Mailbox Sizes (feature)
Here's your chance to add your two cents about policies for limiting email sizes and mailbox sizes - feel free to chime in!

24 Oct 2006
Sharing GroupWise Default Actions (tip)
Joseph Marton explains how to spread default GroupWise actions via ZEN, a registry file, or a login script.

24 Oct 2006
Increasing the Font Size for Internal GroupWise Messages (tip)
Julian Benson shares a tip for customizing your default print size for internal GroupWise messages, via a handy registry file.

23 Oct 2006
SUSE Linux Wallpaper (tool)
Linux scores!

23 Oct 2006
Bash - Making use of your .bashrc file (tool)
A sample .bashrc file.

19 Oct 2006
Troubleshooting SLPDA Services (feature)
Chris Premo shares some instructions he wrote to assist new administrators in troubleshooting SLPDA servers.

19 Oct 2006
Rohos Welcome (tool)
Password-replacement solution for Novell Client for Windows.

18 Oct 2006
Managing Live Migrations from Novell NetWare to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (feature)
Dell Power Solutions magazine recently published an article that explains how the Novell Cluster Services tool can help manage live cluster migrations from NetWare to Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. Read it here.

18 Oct 2006
This week in Novell Open Audio: Listener Survey Results and News from Support (feature)
Ted and Erin announce the winners and review the results from the Novell Open Audio semi-annual listener feedback survey, and explain how they are using the feedback to adapt the show. Plus, Randy Goddard and Dave Mair are back for News from Support.

18 Oct 2006
Find out how many actual processors are on your server (tip)
Saurabh Garg shares a tip that will help you find out many actual (physical) processors are on your server.

18 Oct 2006
Case Study: Archiving in the Novell NetWare Environment in the Banking Sector (feature)
Read how a large bank was able to solve its storage challenges as well as increase operational efficiencies by implementing an integrated CaminoSoft Managed Server HSM and EMC Centera solution supporting NetWare.

18 Oct 2006
Stoneybrooke Christian Schools Imports and Manages Student Accounts with EMU (feature)
Like many Novell school districts, Stoneybrooke Christian Schools needed a more efficient way to import and manage their student accounts. Stoneybrooke uses EMU to quickly and easily import and manage their students' eDirectory and GroupWise accounts.

17 Oct 2006
Using XML for Enterprise Email Discovery - Part 1 (feature)
GroupWise consultant Greg Smith shares his insights on how the landscape has changed for searching email records, and how XML may be the method of choice for email discovery.

17 Oct 2006
Can't Sync Your Newest Mobile Device to GroupWise? Problem Solved! (feature)
The latest release of Toffa's SyncWise2005 (Mobile Sync Server for GroupWise) now supports ALL the Newest mobile devices not supported by other solutions.

17 Oct 2006
Messaging Architects Media Presents: Email Compliance Video Series (feature)
Planning your email retention policy? Find out about the legal aspects here ...

17 Oct 2006
Migrating GroupWise Mobile Server (tip)
Eric Rothweiler shares some practical advice for those needing to migrate GroupWise Mobile Server to new hardware.

16 Oct 2006
Display Trustee Assignments (tool)
Scan one or more NetWare directories for trustees.

12 Oct 2006
Removing Unwanted and Unknown ACL's (feature)
Leonard Holling shares a workaround for problem ACLs, using a Perl script and JRB utilities.

12 Oct 2006
Using Remote Console with SLED 10 (tip)
When ConsoleOne 136e is installed on SLED 10 it doesn't include the Remote console utility as an option in the attributes menu of a server object. James Tremblay shares a tip on how to add it.

12 Oct 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Configuring Dual Monitors in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (tip)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 supports dual monitors. To learn how to configure this multiple display and give yourself a little more room, check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

12 Oct 2006
Setting Up Thin Clients (LTSP) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (feature)
James Tremblay explains how his school district cut costs on the desktop by using older PC's and\or purchasing lower cost thin-clients that can leverage the flexibility and usability of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop environment configured with LTSP.

12 Oct 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Suppressing the First Page Number in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Writer (tip)
Creating cover pages or other sections of your document that are not numbered or are numbered differently is easy in OpenOffice.org Writer. All you need to do is apply page styles. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

12 Oct 2006
Port Settings for Personal Firewall (tip)
Brian Kinney shares a list of ports that need to be opened when setting up a personal firewall.

12 Oct 2006
We Have Opened the Box (feature)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 delivers on the promise of enhanced usability, integrated search, stunning new graphical effects, a comprehensive office productivity environment and more–all without having to upgrade your hardware. Learn more about SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 in this Novell Connection article by Nathan Conger.

10 Oct 2006
Bash Batch Image Processing Script (tool)
Manipulate entire directories of images all at once.

10 Oct 2006
Omni Mobile Best Fit for Start-rite Shoes' GroupWise Mobile Needs (feature)
GroupWise Cool Solution Newsletter Lead-in:Start-rite Shoes, England's oldest shoe company, chose Omni Mobile as its GroupWise mobile solution, based on Omni Mobile's unique value proposition -- NO Windows server required, GroupWise 6.5 support, GroupWise look and feel, user self-admin in WebAccess, and simple installation and management.

10 Oct 2006
Cool Story: GWGuardian and St. Cloud Technical College (feature)
Learn how Messaging Architects' GWGuardian adds value to the St. Cloud Technical College collaboration system.

10 Oct 2006
Success Story: Elecon (feature)
Learn how Elecon, a leading manufacturer of high-tech gear in India, leveraged Novell GroupWise and eDirectory to improve collaboration and knowledge-sharing at the company.

10 Oct 2006
Creating an External "Home" Structure for Archive Directories (tip)
Darron Michael shares an approach to organizing mail storage so that user archives are in a structure like the "Home" structure, but external to it.

10 Oct 2006
Troubleshooting GMS with Nokia Symbian Phones (tip)
Having trouble getting GMS to work with newer Nokia Symbian phones? Help is on the way, courtesy of Lasse Eriksson's helpful tip ...

5 Oct 2006
Bowled Over: Overwhelmed by the Choices You Have with the New Novell Open Workgroup Suite (feature)
Here's a new Novell Connection magazine article by Michael Wilkinson that focuses on what you can do today to shore up, extend and protect your current IT investments using just a few of the technologies found in the Novell Open Workgroup Suite; and do so without disruption to your users.

5 Oct 2006
Bash - Simple Phone Book using kdialog (tool)
A simple bash phone book with GUI interface.

4 Oct 2006
Using iChain with GroupWise Mobile Server (tip)
Jim Michael shares a few thoughts on setting up GroupWise Mobile Server behind iChain instead of the Secure Gateway.

3 Oct 2006
Email Risk Management and Business Driven Email Retention Policies - Part 4 (feature)
Wondering Why it's Important for Executives to be Aware of Good Email Practices? Read Part 4 of the Messaging Architects Series on Email Risk Management

3 Oct 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: More Calendar Views (tip)
Expand your views with this handy tip from Brainstorm, Inc. Learn how to create a button for each custom GroupWise view you choose.

3 Oct 2006
New Release of Messaging Architects' GWFax 4.0 (feature)
The new release of Messaging Architects' GWFax 4.0 enables organizations to store, manage, and retrieve fax communications to meet regulatory requirements.

3 Oct 2006
Success Story: Tew-Cardenas LLC (feature)
Learn how the East-coast law firm of Tew-Cardenas LLP did their due diligence and saved substantially by choosing Novell GroupWise over Microsoft Exchange.

3 Oct 2006
Synchronizing GroupWise and IMS (Intellisync Mobile Suite) (tip)
Danita Zanre shares the steps to follow to get GroupWise and IMS properly synchronized.

3 Oct 2006
Keeping Change Capture Databases on a Storage Card, not Internal Memory (tip)
If you'd rather keep GMS change capture databeses on external storage, check out this tip from Cool Solutions reader Stephen Wicklund ...

2 Oct 2006
OPEN CALL: Installing and Distributing Firefox and OpenOffice (tip)
Updated: Bryan would like to know how other people manage their Firefox and OpenOffice installation and distribution, as well as the settings and policies for these applications. Share your experiences here and we'll send you a t-shirt!

29 Sep 2006
Got Skills? Bridge 'em to Linux - Part 9 (feature)
Here is the last article in a nine-part series designed to help you bridge your NetWare skills to Open Enterprise Server for Linux. This article offers pointers about what you can do and to what or whom you can turn to increase your understanding of Linux.

28 Sep 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Cropping Graphics in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Writer (tip)
You don't need a separate graphics program to crop the images you place in your OpenOffice.org 2.0 Writer documents. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. that shows how to crop them directly in your document.

28 Sep 2006
"Multiplied" Linux Desktop Migration Strategy for SLED 10 and openSUSE 10.1 (feature)
With the excitement surrounding the launch of SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 and openSUSE 10.1, it is clear that Novell has a winner with its new desktop strategy. With the Linux Desktop Multiplier, you can take the SLED 10 value proposition one step further. Learn how the "Multiplied" SLED 10 strategy is enabling organisations to migrate up to 10 users to each of their SLED 10 or openSUSE 10.1 computers.

28 Sep 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Adding SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Panels (tip)
Is the bottom panel not quite big enough for all the applications and applets that you want to add? In SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, you can add another panel. Here's a tip from BrainStorm Inc. that tells you how.

26 Sep 2006
Consecutive start NLMs (tool)
PERL Script.

26 Sep 2006
Parser to toptool logs (tool)
Generate graphs and reports from the toptool logs.

26 Sep 2006
LSENDMAG - Wake On LAN - (SUSE Linux) (tool)
Remotely turn on workstations and servers.

26 Sep 2006
New Release of Messaging Architects' GWArchive (feature)
The newest release of Messaging Architects' GWArchive allows companies to automate email archive management through complete information lifecycle management. Find out more here ...

26 Sep 2006
Cool Blog: GroupWise Server Migration Utility in Beta! (feature)
The beta version of the GroupWise Server Migration Utility is here - find out what it does and how you can get a copy of it.

26 Sep 2006
Success Story: HPCL and GroupWise (feature)
Learn how HPCL, the second largest oil refining, marketing and distribution company in India, chose Novell GroupWise to address its mission-critical messaging requirements.

26 Sep 2006
Messaging Architects Series on Email Risk Management, Part 3 (feature)
Wondering why you need to retain email for your HR department? Read Part 3 of the Messaging Architects Series: Email Risk Management and Business Driven Email Retention Policies.

26 Sep 2006
Scheduling with GroupWise Resources (tip)
Cool Solutions reader Ken Ries shares three GroupWise rules you can use for scheduling resources, including vehicles, conference rooms, classrooms and more.

26 Sep 2006
Auto-Forwarding GroupWise Mail to External Lists (tip)
Yasean Khan, from the University of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa, shares a tip on delegating GroupWise mail to external e-mail addresses.

22 Sep 2006
SAN to SAN Migration Using Server Consolidation/Migration Utility (appnote)
Mike Faris explains how to move data from one SAN volume to a new SAN using the Novell Server Consolidation and Migration Utility.

22 Sep 2006
NCPMNTSH v1.2 - A Linux Script to Map to a NetWare Server (feature)
Tay Kratzer has released a new version of NCPMNTSH. NCPMNTSH is a script that makes mapping a SLES or OES/Linux server to a NetWare server much easier. Get all the details here.

22 Sep 2006
Novell South Africa Deploys 2,205 SUSE Linux Desktops in 105 Schools with Linux Desktop Multiplier (feature)
South Africa's North West Province is taking a leadership role in helping their students cross the digital divide. They were looking for the best way to deploy 2,205 desktop computers in 105 of their schools' computer labs. The solution * Novell's SUSE Linux Desktop operating system with the Linux Desktop Multiplier.

22 Sep 2006
iPrint Printers on Linux (tip)
iPrint printers on Linux fail to install when the user authenticating on the web page has an alias elsewhere in the tree. This because LDAP is returning multiple entries for the user during is search. Chad Israel shares a solution on how to fix it.

19 Sep 2006
Success with GroupWise 7 for Linux (feature)
GroupWise guru Tay Kratzer shares a free chapter from his new e-book, "Success with GroupWise 7 for Linux."

19 Sep 2006
Novell Releases GroupWise 7 Gateways (feature)
The GroupWise 7 Gateways (Async, Notes, and Exchange) have been approved for ship! Find out more here ...

19 Sep 2006
Customizing the GroupWise WebAccess Login Page (feature)
Sean Kirby shares an approach for simplifying the default GroupWise WebAccess login page, letting you skip the language selection page as well as hide certain options and settings.

19 Sep 2006
Success Story: GroupWise and the Ohio Board of Regents (feature)
Learn how The Ohio Board of Regents tightened security and gave their users faster and better e-mail access with a Novell GroupWise solution.

19 Sep 2006
Get Expert Advice on Tackling Email Risk Management and Delivering Business-Driven Email Retention Policies (feature)
Here's Part 2 of Messaging Architects' series on e-mail risk management and e-mail retention policies. Check out the available video series as well.

19 Sep 2006
Heads Up: Free GroupWise 7 Administrator's Reference Quick Start Card (feature)
Hurry - get your very own free copy of the six-page, color illustrated, laminated Quick Start Card for GroupWise 7 administrators.

19 Sep 2006
Two Quick GroupWise Tips (tip)
Here are some simple tips from Cool Solutions readers Kimberly Combest and Dick Fotoples to help you avoid -421 errors, or stop full synchronization with PDA Connect.

14 Sep 2006
Share Your PXE Boot Menus (feature)
Download additional PXE Boot menus and share your own creative PXE Boot menus here. We'll send you a t-shirt for your contribution!

14 Sep 2006
Synchronizing Firefox Bookmarks between SLED 10, Open Suse 10.1, and Windows XP (tip)
If you use several machines with different OS's and want to keep your Firefox bookmarks synchronized, check out this tip from Mike Brady. He shows you how to synchronize your bookmarks between SLED 10, Open Suse 10.1, and Windows XP.

14 Sep 2006
Got Skills? Bridge 'em to Linux - Part 8 (feature)
Here's the latest in a series of Novell Connection articles designed to help you bridge your NetWare skills to Open Enterprise Server for Linux. This article discusses some of the tools and command-line utilities you will use to monitor the Linux operating system.

14 Sep 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Vertically Centering a Page in OpenOffice.org Writer (tip)
Perplexed by the lack of a "vertical centering" command in OpenOffice.org Writer? While the OpenOffice.org developers work on this, here's a tip you can use to vertically center the contents of a page.

14 Sep 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Changing SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Power Settings (tip)
Whether you've installed SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 on a desktop or laptop, you'll need to make sure the power settings are optimized for how you use your computer. Check out this tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to find out how to change those settings.

14 Sep 2006
University Deploys Moodle On-line Course Management on "Multiplied" SLED 10 System (feature)
Read about how the Popular Autonomous University of the State of Puebla saved over 80% on the cost of deploying their on-line course management and e-learning software using a "Multiplied" SLED 10 strategy.

14 Sep 2006
OpenOffice.org 2.0 Quick Start Cards Now Available (feature)
Heads Up: BrainStorm, Inc., the Novell-Authorized End-User Training Partner, is pleased to announce that the OpenOffice.org 2.0 Quick Start Cards are now available. Find out how to get your copies here.

14 Sep 2006
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Quick Start Card Now Available (feature)
Heads Up: BrainStorm, Inc., the Novell-Authorized End-User Training Partner, is pleased to announce that the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Quick Start Card is now available. Find out how to get your copy here.

13 Sep 2006
SENDMAG (tool)
Remotely turn on workstations and servers.

12 Sep 2006
Fileusage v2.0.0 (tool)
Monitors open files by connected users, NDS users, NDS groups, and folders. Can also check multiple servers simultaneously

12 Sep 2006
Migrating a GroupWise NetWare Cluster System to an OES Cluster System (feature)
Martin Prikril recently moved a GroupWise NetWare Cluster System to an OES Cluster System. Here's the step-by-step process of how he did it ...

12 Sep 2006
Get Expert Legal Advice on Email Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance (feature)
Here's a timely article on managing e-mail risk, courtesy of Messaging Architects. Check out the Email Compliance Video Series as well.

12 Sep 2006
Ensure Email Retention for Rapid Discovery with GWArchive (feature)
In this "Learn from Your Peers" Series Free Web Seminar, you'll find out how to use Messaging Architects' GWArchive to ensure e-mail retention for rapid discovery.

12 Sep 2006
Upgrade to GroupWise 7 with Messaging Architects (feature)
Upgrading to GroupWise 7 this Fall? Messaging Architects has the resources to help you get on a successful start.

12 Sep 2006
ComputerWorld Canada: Mobility Safety (feature)
According to a recent article in ComputerWorld Canada, over one-third of companies are feeling safe with wireless and mobile devices.

11 Sep 2006
(B)(A)sh (P)honebook (S)cript (tool)
Quick bash phonebook.

11 Sep 2006
The world's biggest rollout of Novell iPrint (feature)
Check out Processingtalk's article about the rollout of Novell iPrint at BASF AG, BASF IT Services. They have completed the world's most comprehensive installation on 30,000 PCs and 9,000 printers. Read it here.

10 Sep 2006
Enterprise User and Import Management Utility (EMU) (tool)
Bulk Manage eDir/NDS and GroupWise accounts, group membership, organizational roles and home directories.

8 Sep 2006
PXEDev (tool)
Create custom PXE menus.

7 Sep 2006
How to Automate NetWare and OES File Migrations (feature)
Glen Davis shows you how to use the Server Consolidation Utility (SCU) to fully Automate File Migrations from one server to another using SCU's Server Based Processing and Cron.

7 Sep 2006
Multi-level, Colorful and "Jazzy" PXE Boot Menus Made Easy (appnote)
Being bent on making the PXE boot menu "pretty", and easy to modify, Bryan Keadle came up with a "PXE development environment" that lets you easily, and *QUICKLY* develop the PXE boot menu. Contained in the downloadable package with this article are a couple tools to make building your PXE menu an easy few steps. Enjoy!

7 Sep 2006
Why you might want to have iFolder 2.x and iFolder 3.x Coexist (feature)
Bryan Keadle shares a cool reason why you may want to keep both iFolder 2.x and iFolder 3.x running in your environment.

6 Sep 2006
NCS Volume Resource Validation Tool (tool)
Checks eDirectory object associations for NCS volume resources on OES Linux.

6 Sep 2006
XEN3 domU Clone Utility (tool)
Allows users to easily clone XEN domU's.

6 Sep 2006
Moving GroupWise Systems (appnote)
In this AppNote, Gary Childers provides a strategic look at the process of migrating an entire GroupWise system from one server to another.

6 Sep 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: See More of Your Appointments (tip)
In this BrainStorm Cool Tip, you'll learn how to display appointments at only the time intervals you really need.

6 Sep 2006
Heads Up: GroupWise IQ July iPod Shuffle Winner Announced (feature)
You can win, too! Read more about it here ...

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

30 Aug 2006
Setting Up a SUSE PXE Installation Server in an Existing NetWare Environment (feature)
Bryan Keadle has provided some instructions for getting a working PXE-based installation server for your SUSE deployments in your existing NetWare environment.

30 Aug 2006
Installing iFolder OSS Enterprise Server on an Existing SLES 9 SP2 Server (tip)
Tim Hall explains how to configure iFolder 3.5 Enterprise Server on SLES 9 with NO OES installed.

30 Aug 2006
Designing a Clustering Solution for Linux and NetWare with Novell Cluster Services (feature)
Informit.com has published a sample chapter from the book Novell Cluster Services for Linux and NetWare by Rob Bastiaansen and Sander van Vugt. The chapter is titled Designing a Clustering Solution for Linux and NetWare with Novell Cluster Services. It provides you with all the functional and technical details you need to design your clustering solution.

30 Aug 2006
Cool Blog: How to Create Application Screenshots with Compiz (feature)
Ted Haeger recently posted an entry in his blog about how to create screenshots from SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 while running Desktop Effects. Read it here.

30 Aug 2006
Issues fixed with downloading and installing patches on Open Enterprise Server (tip)
Updated: This information has been updated and is now available in the OES Documentation. Get the details here.

30 Aug 2006
University of New Mexico Pilots Multiplied SLED 10 Desktops in Computer Lab (feature)
Have your heard about the Muliplied SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop Strategy? Read this article about how the Desktop Multiplier is being used by the University of New Mexico to multiply existing desktops and provide wider access to SLED 10 in their computer labs. The Desktop Multiplier allows up to 10 users to connect to a single SLED 10 computer. Find out more.

29 Aug 2006
Cool Blog: Teaching you to suck eggs? (tip)
Alex Evans shares a tip about using WinRAR to extract individual files from Novell patches. Read it here.

29 Aug 2006
Novell Wins Top Channel Award for Open Platform Solutions (feature)
Novell Open Enterprise Server and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server have swept the top spots for server operating systems in the Annual Report Card (ARC), a prestigious ranking by VARBusiness that identifies the top technologies among the solution provider channel. Read about it here.

29 Aug 2006
Nexic and encryptX Create First Integrated Email Compliance, Security and Management Solution for GroupWise (feature)
Learn about this exciting new integrated solution form Nexic and encryptX - get the details here ...

29 Aug 2006
Setting Up GMS with Multiple POAs (tip)
Can GMS work on multiple POAs? You bet - and GroupWise expert Danita Zanre gets you started with some practical tips.

29 Aug 2006
Solving Password Change Issues with GMS (tip)
If you change your Novell ID or GroupWise password and experience synchronization issues, this procedure from Royce Robinson should get you back on track.

29 Aug 2006
Cool Blog - How Does Novell Do It? Part 2 (feature)
Alex Evans is back with a Cool Blog on how to make the DSN and Defer systems fire messages.

29 Aug 2006
Omni Mobile Provides Secure GroupWise Wireless Email for Lower Colorado (feature)
The LCRA investigated several GroupWise wireless email solutions based on requirements, including mobile security, cost of acquisition, ease of installation and breadth of mobile devices supported. LCRA's Data Security Office recommended and implemented Omni Mobile based on their findings. Read more here ...

29 Aug 2006
Fixing Blacklist on GroupWise 7.0.1 for Linux (tip)
GroupWise "blacklist" option not working on Linux? Ramesh Daryani shares a solution ...

29 Aug 2006
Update to Cool Blog: Top-Down Rebuilds - How Do YOU Do It? (feature)
Alex Evans asks about best practices for top-down rebuilds of GroupWise - and gets an answer. And, Tommy Mikkelsen adds a simple solution of his own.

23 Aug 2006
GroupWise Mail Saver (tool)
Save a whole folder of messages, including attachments, to simple text files on disk, with one click.

23 Aug 2006
Getting USB Devices to work under Windows XP (tip)
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.

22 Aug 2006
Getting an Open Enterprise Server box to Register SLP Services to NetWare SLP DA (tip)
Here's a very timely article. Configuring SLP on OES to communicate with a NetWare DA is a very common topic in the forums these days. Enjoy!

22 Aug 2006
GroupWise Mobile Server - Device and Platform Support (tip)
Check out the latest Novell and Intellisync list of officially supported devices and platforms for GroupWise Mobile Server!

22 Aug 2006
Upgrading to GroupWise 7 This Fall? (feature)
If you plan to upgrade to GroupWise 7 this Fall, you'll want to check out these resources from Messaging Architects to help you get off to a successful start.

22 Aug 2006
Ports for GroupWise Mobile Server, without Secure Gateway (tip)
Danita Zanre gives up the inside scoop on which ports you need to open and use, when you're not using the Secure Gateway for GroupWise Mobile Server.

22 Aug 2006
Success Story: Karl Meyer AG (feature)
Learn how the Karl Meyer Group improved its ability to communicate, both internally and with customers, by adopting the GroupWise platform.

18 Aug 2006
GWSend (tool)
Send GroupWise Messages from Command Line or Batch File.

17 Aug 2006
Installing OES Linux as a Xen Guest on SLES10 (feature)
Glen Davis explains how to install Open Enterprise Server Linux SP2 as a Fully-Virtualized Xen VM Guest on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10.

17 Aug 2006
Using RSYNC to Synchronize Windows XP Group Policy on NetWare (feature)
Vikas Johari shares a solution on how to use RSYNC to copy and synchronize Windows XP/2000 Group Policy on NetWare.

17 Aug 2006
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop Named 'Best of Show' at LinuxWorld (feature)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 was named 'Best of Show' at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in San Francisco this week. Get the details here!

17 Aug 2006
This week in Novell Open Audio: LinuxWorld (feature)
Listen to interviews with Nat Friedman and Jeremy Allison recorded at LinuxWorld.

17 Aug 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Configuring Multiple SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Workspaces (tip)
Want to know how to configure and use that cool 3D cube to increase your usable workspace? Make sure your 3D graphics card is working and read this tip from BrainStorm, Inc.

15 Aug 2006
News from GroupLink (feature)
Check out the latest GroupLink happenings with eHelpdesk. An upgrade is now available, which will be highlighted at the GroupWise Advisor Summit.

15 Aug 2006
Extracting GroupWise Information (tip)
If you need to grab GroupWise info but can't find the fields you need in the GroupWise import/export utility, this tip from Dave Hansen should help.

15 Aug 2006
From Cache to Trash - Disappearing Messages? (tip)
Cool Solutions reader Ian McDonald helps solve a minor mystery of *apparently* disappearing messages ...

15 Aug 2006
Stuck in a Move (tip)
Chris Myers shares a way to find out which users might be stuck in the user move process.

15 Aug 2006
GroupWise Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise 10; Entitlement Offer Extended (feature)
Novell is pleased to announce GroupWise support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 10. Get the details here ...

15 Aug 2006
Cool Story: GWGuardian Saves New Berlin Public Schools District from Overwhelming Flood of Spam (feature)
Learn how the New Berlin Public Schools District solved the problem they were having with Spam by deploying GWGuardian.

11 Aug 2006
Running VMware Server on a NSS partition with OES (feature)
Florian Deckert shares a solution for a problem he had with VMware crashing with the error: caught signal 7.

11 Aug 2006
How to Run NetStorage Within a Virtual Host in SLES (feature)
Jeff Atchison provides instructions on how to run NetStorage within a Virtual Host on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.

9 Aug 2006
Migrating GroupWise to Open Enterprise Server on Linux (feature)
Read how Novell's own IS&T Messaging Team moved GroupWise to Open Enterprise Server on Linux.

8 Aug 2006
Disabling Name Completion in WebAccess 7.0.x (tip)
Novell's John Elsey and Kiran Palagiri share a quick approach that can be used to disable the Name Completion feature in version 7.0 of GroupWise WebAccess.

8 Aug 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Dragging Messages to your Task List (tip)
Want to combine the roll-over, disappear-when-complete features of the task list with the drag-and-drop ease of the Checklist? All you need is one little key. Here's how ...

8 Aug 2006
Cool Blog - Please, Give Us More Work to Do (feature)
WebAccess viewer abends are now transparent to the user. Novell's Alex Evans explains how to collect and submit them for fixing, as well.

8 Aug 2006
Free GWAVACon Europe Surpasses 250 Registrants (feature)
Check out the details here, and learn how you can get involved ...

8 Aug 2006
Formativ Applet Central (feature)
Download free Formativ solutions to keep expanding the functionality of your GroupWise client. NEW: Version 2.0.3 of Personal Outlook Migration Pack now supports the migration of an Outlook contact's middle name, suffix and prefix parameters.

8 Aug 2006
Cool Blog: GroupWise Supports SLES 10 and SLED 10 (feature)
Novell's Bill Pray clarifies the details on GroupWise support for SLES 10 and SLED 10, including entitlements and upgrade protection.

8 Aug 2006
Attend the Annual Independent Technical Conference on Novell GroupWise and Save on Registration (feature)
Don't miss GroupWise Advisor Summit 2006: Meet the GroupWise Product Management Team, learn from the best GroupWise gurus, get invaluable insights for tackling compliance and more...

8 Aug 2006
Putting a Calendar into the Home View (tip)
Here's a step-by-step tip from Cheryl Alvarado that helps you get a calendar into your home view.

7 Aug 2006
Formativ Applet: Personal Outlook Migration Pack 2.0.3 (tool)
Migrate Outlook emails, notes, tasks, appointments and contacts into GroupWise. A roll-back feature is included, which allows you to remove migrated items.

4 Aug 2006
Novell Open Workgroup Suite Eval Now Available (feature)
Novell Open Workgroup Suite includes server and desktop platforms with complete management tools, e-mail and collaboration and office-productivity software. Now you can evaluate any or all of the great products in the Suite, including the Novell Edition of OpenOffice.org for Windows.

4 Aug 2006
Slipstreaming Post Service-Pack Patches into a Service Pack Build on NetWare (appnote)
This article by Greg Riedesel describes procedures for including patches released after a service pack into a service pack. Some patches are very simple, and others require knowledge of obscure Novell scripting. This can reduce (sometimes greatly) the number of reboots required during the application process of a NetWare service pack.

3 Aug 2006
The Easiest Linux Guide You'll Ever Read (feature)
Heads Up: Scott Morris just released a new book called "The Easiest Linux Guide You'll Ever Read - An Introduction to Linux for Windows Users". It is available as a free download. Get all the details here.

3 Aug 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Search Tool (tip)
When you can't remember what you named that document, can't find an application, or can't recall the URL to the Web page you were browsing the other day, try using the Search Tool built right in to your desktop. In this tip, BrainStorm shows you how it works.

1 Aug 2006
Maintenance SPK (tool)
Use ZENworks to add the minimum patches after a Support Pack for OES NetWare.

1 Aug 2006
Using MySqlHotCopy on Open Enterprise Server (tip)
Chris Beckett explains how you can use Perl and a script that is already included in MySQL called MySqlHotCopy, to backup your tables on Open Enterprise Server.

1 Aug 2006
Cool Tip: Using GWCheck to Prepare Your GroupWise Environment for Successful Archiving - Part 2 (tip)
Part 2 of this cool tip from Messaging Architects is: Analyzing GroupWise System Usage. Get the details here!

1 Aug 2006
Cool Blog: Setting Up a Customer System (feature)
Need to set up a GroupWise customer system for testing? Want to know how Novell does it? Novell's Alex Evans shares the recipe in this Cool Blog.

1 Aug 2006
Exchange 2007 - Shaking Up Messaging? (feature)
Richard Bliss of GWAVA shares some insights on a recent Network World article that exposes the risks of migrating to Exchange 2007.

1 Aug 2006
Manually Updating GroupWise (tip)
Chris Premo shares a quick little walkthrough on how to upgrade a Domain manually, in case the installation wizard is not working properly.

1 Aug 2006
Troubleshooting GroupWise PDA Connect (tip)
Bart van den Donk shares a simple workaround for a sync problem that can occur on GroupWise PDA Connect.

1 Aug 2006
GroupWise Resource Archive (tool)
An invaluable source of GroupWise information.

28 Jul 2006
Create Trustee Audit Report (tool)
Creates a trustee audit report that includes Trustees assigned to a folder and their rights, and if any trustees are groups it will list the groups and their members.

28 Jul 2006
Installing iFolder 3.x on Novell Open Enterprise Server SP2 on Linux (feature)
Check out this new article in Novell Connection magazine. Bart Wallace explains how to install iFolder 3.x on Open Enterprise Server SP2 on Linux in an eDirectory tree within an existing clustered environment.

28 Jul 2006
Novell Open Audio: SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 and Eric Anderson (feature)
Eric Anderson tells us about his experience as one of the lead people involved in the integration of SUSE and Novell.

28 Jul 2006
How to Create a Cluster Resource with a Native Linux Filesystem (tip)
Novell Support recently published a new TID that explains how to create a native Linux Cluster Resource for Novell Cluster Services. Read it here.

27 Jul 2006
SLES 9 Authentication to Active Directory (tip)
Cameron Seader explains how to setup authentication for a SLES 9 client server to a Windows Active Directory Server.

27 Jul 2006
InfoWorld article confirms high cost of MS Enterprise Agreement, Novell Open Workgroup Suite offers an alternative (tip)
Check out this interesting article from InfoWorld, which validates what we've been saying all along: you may be paying for a lot more than you use in a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement.

25 Jul 2006
Problem: My GroupWise System Has Become Too Large (feature)
Need to lose GroupWise weight? Jeff Stratford of Nexic shares some useful information to get your Post Offices in shape.

25 Jul 2006
NDPS/iPrint Print Queue Monitoring by Nagios (tool)
Monitor Print Queue Size of NDPS or iPP Print Queue on a Linux or NetWare Server.

25 Jul 2006
What is the Best PDA to Use with GroupWise? (feature)
Looking to go mobile with GroupWise? Trying to decide on what is the best PDA to use with GroupWise? Aldo Zanoni, CEO and Managing Director of Omni, provides his suggestions on some of the factors to consider when choosing a PDA to use with GroupWise. Read to find out which device he recommends.

25 Jul 2006
Cool Tip: Using GWCheck to Prepare Your GroupWise Environment for Successful Archiving - Part 1 (tip)
Part 1 of this cool tip from Messaging Architects is: Performing a Statistical Analysis of Your PO. Get the details here!

25 Jul 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip - Translating Icons (tip)
Have you ever seen an icon in your Mailbox, Calendar, or even Sent Items folder that looked a little foreign? Here's the icon-to-English dictionary for those unusual icons.

25 Jul 2006
Free Registration for GWAVACon Surpasses 200 Registrants in First Two Weeks (feature)
With more than two months to go before the event, GWAVACon Munich has surpassed the 200 mark in less than two weeks. Find out here how you can join the action ...

25 Jul 2006
GroupWise Agent Q&A (tip)
Here are some recent questions and answers from the GroupWise Agent Forum - enjoy!

25 Jul 2006
Service Pack 5a for BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 for Groupwise (tip)
Check out the new service pack for BES 4 for GroupWise - thanks to Cool Solutions reader Roel van Bueren for the heads-up!

21 Jul 2006
Got Skills? Bridge 'em to Linux - Part 7 (feature)
Here's the latest in a series of Novell Connection articles designed to help you bridge your NetWare skills to Open Enterprise Server for Linux. Part 7 provides basic information about Linux disk partitions, Novell Storage Services (NSS) on Linux, Linux file system access control, NetWare Core Protocol (NCP) server and file access for Linux, and Native client file access for Linux.

21 Jul 2006
Integrating Novell OES Linux iManager, Virtual Office and Welcome Page with Apache 2.2.2, Tomcat 5.5.17 and Sun Java2 1.4.2 (appnote)
Jonathan Peck has provided a guideline for installing Apache's web server version 2.2.2 and the Tomcat Java servlet version 5.5.17 and integrating them with your current OES Linux setup.

20 Jul 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Posting Sticky Notes in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (tip)
Ready for SLED 10? BrainStorm gives you a sneak peek and a tip that you'll want to use as soon as you install. Check out their tip complete with a flash demonstration on how to use Tomboy Notes, the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 electronic sticky notes program.

19 Jul 2006
tkdiff (tool)
Graphical User Interface for diff utility

18 Jul 2006
Cool Tip: Creating a Trusted Application Key in GroupWise (tip)
Learn how the Trusted Application functionality can provide access to every account in the your GroupWise system, to perform important archiving and administrative tasks.

18 Jul 2006
GWAVACon Europe to be Largest GroupWise Event in the World (feature)
Get the details here on the GWAVACon Europe, with over 60 sessions to choose from.

18 Jul 2006
Heads Up: GroupWise IQ June iPod Shuffle Winner Announced (feature)
The winner of the GroupWise IQ June iPod Shuffle is ... (hint, read the article ...) You can win, too!

18 Jul 2006
Avoiding Microsoft Crashes with the GroupWise Client (tip)
Do Word and Excel crash with your GroupWise client? This tip from Bjoern Schoenhoff may help.

18 Jul 2006
Solving the "Text Only" Problem with MS Word and the GroupWise Client (tip)
Bjoern Scoenhoff lends another tip on getting past a quirk when you save a new MS Word document with the GroupWise Client.

18 Jul 2006
Solving D107 Errors in GroupWise (tip)
Brett Walters shares a tip on how to get past D107 errors by getting rid of the right items.

13 Jul 2006
Customer Comments about the SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Pre-release (feature)
Freshly Updated -- We've been poring over the comments coming in from people who are trying the SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Pre-release, and it's great to see the widespread enthusiasm for the new features, the elegant interface, and the ease of use for end-users. Take a look at some of the comments and early reactions. (To paraphrase Sally Field, "You like it! You really, really like it!")

13 Jul 2006
Configuring NFSv4 on Active/Passive iSCSI-based High Availability Clusters (appnote)
Yatin Manerker explains how to configure NFSv4 on iSCSI-based Linux High Availability (HA) clusters.

13 Jul 2006
Cool Blog: A Different Approach to HSM (feature)
Richard Jones has posted several Cool Blog entries about Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM). In his last entry, he talks about Shadow Volumes. Read it here.

13 Jul 2006
How To: Remote Installation Using SSH or VNC (tip)
Here's a cool tip from Novell Support that explains how to set up a remote installation using SSH or VNC. An install can be started that will allow for remote control during the installation process.

11 Jul 2006
Cool Story: Vedior Holding NV Solves Archiving Needs with GWArchive (feature)
Learn how one of the world's largest recruitment companies solved its archiving needs with GWArchive.

11 Jul 2006
Avoiding WebAccess URL Problems in GroupWise 7.0 Upgrade (tip)
Jesse Pretorius explains a smoother way to upgrade to GroupWise 7, where the WebAccess URL is concerned.

11 Jul 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: What Do those Bars Mean? (tip)
Have you seen the little bars next to the items on your calendar, but you're not sure what they are? Here's a tip that gives you the key.

11 Jul 2006
Troubleshooting GW High Availability (tip)
Can't get the GroupWise High Availability feature working? This tip from Rob Aronson may be what you need to get going.

11 Jul 2006
Authenticating to eDirectory w/o the GroupWise Password (tip)
Sebastian Veld shares some tips on bypassing the GroupWise password when authenticating to eDirectory.

7 Jul 2006
SDelFile (tool)
Scan deleted files, purge deleted file on age.

6 Jul 2006
Got Skills? Bridge 'em to Linux - Part 6 (feature)
Here's the latest in a series of Novell Connection articles designed to help you bridge your NetWare skills to Open Enterprise Server for Linux. Part 6 covers four topics concerning the Linux file systems: System choices, System structure, File facts, and Commands and permissions.

6 Jul 2006
Nagios and NetWare: SNMP-based Monitoring (appnote)
Christian Mies shares a solution for NetWare monitoring with Nagios, based on SNMP Get and SNMP Trap.

6 Jul 2006
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 -- Up Close and Personal (feature)
Be among the first to download the last pre-release version of SUSE Linux Enterprise 10, now available. Also, check out the Reviewers Guide, which steps you through all the coolest new features, so you can experience them first-hand. Enjoy! And be sure you take the survey after you've played around with it. We're dying to know what you think.

6 Jul 2006
Novell Connection: Nuts About the Desktop (feature)
The All-in-One Desktop Solution of the Future...Today. Learn all about SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 in this new Novell Connection magazine article by Lucia Krinsky.

6 Jul 2006
Using Skype with a Bluetooth Headset on SLED 10 (tip)
Sam Tingleff explains how to use Skype with a Bluetooth headset on SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10.

6 Jul 2006
This week in Novell Open Audio (feature)
Listen to the latest Open Audio interviews recorded at the GNOME Conference: Xgl/Compiz update with David Reveman, GNOME Main Menu with Jimmy Krehl, Desktop Search (Beagle) with Joe Shaw, Helix Banshee update with Aaron Bockover, and NetworkManager with Robert Love.

5 Jul 2006
VCard File import tool for GroupWise (tool)
Convert VCard file into a NAB-file.

5 Jul 2006
Distributing the GroupWise Client via SETUPIP (feature)
GroupWise guru Tay Kratzer shares a great solution for distributing the GroupWise client, through SETUPIP. Find out how it works ...

5 Jul 2006
Good News for Windows Mobile Users! (feature)
Finally SyncWisePro for Windows Mobile is NOW on its way and will soon eliminate many GroupWise synchronization challenges you are currently facing ... find out more here.

5 Jul 2006
Rockford Corporation Uses Omni's eControl to Enhance Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance (feature)
Rockford Corporation is using eControl to enhance Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and to extend Novell User Account Management operations. Get the details here ...

5 Jul 2006
North Kansas City School District Shares 75 GroupWise Calendars Online w/ CCUweb (feature)
The North Kansas City School District used CCUweb from Omni to share 75 GroupWise calendars online. Get the scoop, here.

5 Jul 2006
Cool Blog: GWIA Testing, Part 2 (feature)
Alex Evans continues his thoughts on good GWIA testing.

30 Jun 2006
AppNote: iFolder 3.1 on NSS with OES SP1 (appnote)
Andrew Grant shares some instructions on how to install and configure iFolder 3 to work on NSS. Update: Andrew discovered a race condition that affects iFolder on NSS. The problem is that if Tomcat comes up before the NSS daemon, iFolder simply doesn't start. Check the solution here.

30 Jun 2006
Migrating a NetWare iSCSI Target to a Linux iSCSI Target on SLES 10 (appnote)
Yatin Manerker explains how to migrate from a NetWare iSCSI target to a Linux iSCSI target on SLES 10.

30 Jun 2006
Using Clam AntiVirus to Protect your iFolder 3 Server (tip)
Magnus Hoglund explains how to install Clam AntiVirus as a real-time scanning anti-virus solution for your iFolder 3 server.

29 Jun 2006
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10: Decrease in Costs, Increase in Security (feature)
Linux has sure come a long way in recent years. By this, I mean that it is now practical to use in the enterprise for more than just servers. Especially if you're talking about SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop. It is secure, reliable, cuts costs, increases productivity, integrates very nicely into a Windows environment, and is easy and intuitive. Let's take a look at two of these points: cutting costs and increasing security.

27 Jun 2006
Consultant's Corner: There's No Place like Home ... View (feature)
The view out your GroupWise 7 home window could get a lot better these days, thanks to this article from consultant Gregg Hinchman.

27 Jun 2006
GroupWise Service Pack and GroupWise Mobile Server Now Available (feature)
Get the details on the new GroupWise Mobile Server and SP1 for GroupWise 7.

27 Jun 2006
Become a Messaging Architects Channel Partner (feature)
Share success, knowledge and passion, and contribute to strengthening the GroupWise community by becoming a Messaging Architects Channel Partner. Get the details here ...

27 Jun 2006
Heads Up: BrainStorm Interactive Tutorial Now In GroupWise 7 SP1 (feature)
Novell GroupWise 7 Support Pack 1 (SP1) includes an interactive tutorial based on their GroupWise 7 Computer-Based Training. Learn more about it here ...

27 Jun 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Get Notified (tip)
If you just installed GroupWise 7 and want to make sure that little box pops up to tell you when you got a message or have an appointment, this tip will tell you what you need to do ...

26 Jun 2006
PINpoint - Mobile BlackBerry Directory (tool)
A corporate application that distributes an up-to-date listing of users defined in BlackBerry Enterprise Servers (BES) to some or all enterprise-activated devices.

23 Jun 2006
Printer Driver Generator 1.2.0.0 (tool)
Generate INF-based printer drivers without iPrint.

22 Jun 2006
NWCollect (tool)
Determine how much free disk space is available on NetWare servers.

22 Jun 2006
Install Non-RPM Applications (feature)
Luckily for us most major programs are available as RPMs. Usually, in fact, RPMs especially packed for SUSE installations. However, what happens when you find that gem of a program that is going to save your life but it only comes as a stand-alone installer? Typically, when you install these files there is no interaction with your Windows Manager and also often you can only run the program from the folder it was installed into. In this article I will run you through how to fully integrate these programs into your desktop Environment and run them from anywhere.

22 Jun 2006
Cool Blog: Disaster Recovery - What are you doing? (feature)
Brad Rupp recently posted a request for feedback about your Disaster Recovery solutions in his Cool Blog. Read the responses and share your solutions here.

22 Jun 2006
Using INETCFG To Manage Your NIC Cards (tip)
Geoffrey Carman shares a tip on using INETCFG to manage NIC cards.

21 Jun 2006
GroupWise View Designer 7.0.1 (tool)
Send mail messages with a personal or professional touch, such as a graphic of your favorite hobby or a company logo.

20 Jun 2006
Consultant's Corner: I SO I SO, a DMS'ing We Will go! (feature)
Fun at work - isn't that an oxymoron? Not for consultant Gregg Hinchman, who thoroughly enjoys the challenge of setting up a smooth-running DMS (Document Management System) project.

20 Jun 2006
Learn How to Publish GroupWise Calendar, Folders and Blogs on the Web with GWExtranet (feature)
Get Free Training and Software, Attend the Learn From Your Peers Series by Messaging Architects: Learn How to Publish GroupWise Calendar, Folders and Blogs on the Web with GWExtranet

20 Jun 2006
Email Archiving for Retention, Discovery, and Compliance (feature)
Attend this live webcast on Wed. June 21 at 1 PM US ET sponsored by IntelliReach, now part of Infocrossing, and learn how policy-based email archiving can reduce the complexity, cost, and risk associated with your organization's GroupWise environment. Sign up now.

20 Jun 2006
Stop Spam and Viruses in their Tracks (feature)
Take a peek at the new additions to GWGuardian that offer superior protection for your GroupWise system.

20 Jun 2006
Listing Gateway Aliases (tip)
If you've ever wondered how to get a list of the Gateway Aliases in your GroupWise system, this tip from Bob Jonkman is just what you need ...

15 Jun 2006
Running a VMware Virtual Machine as a Service in OES Linux (appnote)
Virtualisation is something that has really taken off over the past few years. Andrew Grant explains how to run virtual machine(s) in a similar way to a service using freely available software.

15 Jun 2006
Got Skills? Bridge 'em to Linux - Part 5 (feature)
Here's the latest in a series of Novell Connection magazine articles designed to help you bridge your NetWare skills to Open Enterprise Server for Linux. Part 5 focuses on the server management tools that you use to remotely access and manage Open Enterprise Server for Linux.

15 Jun 2006
How to Change File Modification Dates without Changing Data in the Files (tip)
Andreas Eckert shares a tip on how to change a file modification date (if it is in the future) without changing data in the files.

15 Jun 2006
DisableClose and ShowDesktop (tool)
Prevent users from closing the windows that are running scripts.

13 Jun 2006
Consultant's Corner: Crazy from the GroupWise Heat (feature)
Consultant Gregg Hinchman gets us ready for a hot time / summer in the city, with GroupWise conferences and events, and reflections on the GroupWise projects that face most administrators.

13 Jun 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Get Back to Columns (tip)
This BrainStorm Cool Tip helps you easily switch from summary view to column view, so you can see more of your messages at once.

13 Jun 2006
Backing Up Clusters (tip)
Marc Porter shares a few insights on backing up clusters used for GroupWise PO's.

13 Jun 2006
Developing to GroupWise (feature)
Do you have the information you need as a software developer to integrate with, add functionality to, and customize GroupWise? Find out where to get it, here ...

8 Jun 2006
Cluster Resource Service Check and Preferred Node Failback via CRON and Server Console Conditional Commands (tip)
Jonathan Laudicina explains how to set up a scheduled failback of cluster resources by leveraging NetWare conditional commands and CRON.

7 Jun 2006
OpenOffice.org 2.0: Creating a Table of Contents (feature)
Scott Morris demonstrates how to create a Table of Contents using OpenOffice Writer.

7 Jun 2006
Creating Bevels in the GIMP (feature)
Scott Morris demonstrates how to create nice beveled edges for your images. This is a nice skill to have for anyone working with graphic design.

7 Jun 2006
Workaround for Error: "LOGIN-LGNWNT32.DLL-890: The specified server is unknown" (tip)
This error is caused when using MAP INS in the Login Script. It is fixed in the Novell CLient Post-4.91 SP2 Patch Kit B, but if you haven't applied the patch yet, here is a solution from Gurpreet Singh Khamba.

6 Jun 2006
Consultant's Corner: A GroupWise Diet Plan (feature)
Does your GroupWise system need to lose some weight? Consultant Gregg Hinchman lays out a practical plan to reduce GroupWise size and stress.

6 Jun 2006
GWAVA and Nexic Create First Integrated Backup and Archival Service for GroupWise (feature)
GroupWise users now have immediate access to backed-up and archived information and can perform immediate data restoration from within the GroupWise client.

6 Jun 2006
BrainStorm - iPod Winner (feature)
Heads Up: The first iPod Shuffle winner has been announced - you can win, too!

6 Jun 2006
All Day Event and Caching Mode (tip)
Cool Solutions reader Royce Robinson shares a simple solution for getting the "All Day Event" option in GroupWise 7 to show up consistently.

5 Jun 2006
RconJ for Mac - Updated (tool)
Runs using Java 1.5.0 and is native on Intel Macs so much faster overall.

5 Jun 2006
Automated Root Password Change Script for Multiple Systems (tool)
BASH script to gather system names and change root password.

5 Jun 2006
Convert list of group names and its members to CSV and TSV file for reporting (tool)
List all groups on a server with its members in a CSV file and a TSV file.

5 Jun 2006
Script to convert Volume Trustee Report to CSV (tool)
Perl script that will convert the text output from the Remote Manager Volume Trustee Report to a CSV file for volume or directory trustee audit.

1 Jun 2006
Novell Open Audio: Open Workgroup Suite (feature)
Rick Fowler and Allen Tietjen of the Workgroup product management team provide an overview of the Open Workgroup Suite.

1 Jun 2006
Enabling RConJ on Linux -- Unsecure Mode Only (tip)
Jim Gosney explains how to enable RConJ using the tools already available with NetWare 6.5.

1 Jun 2006
Interview with Andreas Jaeger (tip)
Distrowatch.com has written up quite the interview. They met up with SUSE project manager Andreas Jaeger. Questions placed to Mr. Jaeger were answered neatly and succinctly. For anyone interested in the man behind the releases, come take a look.

31 May 2006
ConsoleOne Booster (tool)
Select ConsoleOne SnapIns at Startup.

31 May 2006
GWTreecast (tool)
Manage corporate Shared Folders centrally and without end-user intervention.

30 May 2006
RConJ for Linux (tool)
Easily run RConJ on Linux.

30 May 2006
Consultant's Corner: Secure Thoughts for an Open World (feature)
Consultant Gregg Hinchman shares his thoughts on data security in our increasingly dangerous world.

30 May 2006
Cool Blog - GroupWise Summit + ZENworks (tip)
Hot off the press - the GroupWise Summit will become the GroupWise and ZENworks Summit.

30 May 2006
GWAVA Announces Dates for GWAVACon North America (feature)
GWAVA today announced the dates and location for GWAVACon North America. The GroupWise 7 conference in Dallas, Texas will provide comprehensive training on all aspects of GroupWise 7 and 3rd-party applications that support GroupWise.

30 May 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Go to Today in the Home View (tip)
This BrainStorm Cool Tip that helps you quickly reset your Calendar view to the current date.

30 May 2006
Stop Image Spam with GWGuardian 4.35 (feature)
GWGuardian 4.35 from Messaging Architects catches 98% of image spam before it reaches inboxes. Find out more, here ...

25 May 2006
SkypeWise (FreeWare) (tool)
Fully integrates Skype with GroupWise: see who's online, start IM chat, voice calls from within GroupWise.

23 May 2006
File System Primer (feature)
Richard Jones recently posted a File System Primer in the Cool Solutions Wiki. It provides an overview of the different Linux file systems and explains why there are so many file systems on Linux. Furthermore, he even clarifies when each Linux file system is best used. Read it here.

23 May 2006
How to Create Logical Volumes on Solaris (tip)
Harshwardhan Pradhan explains how to create a logical volume including two or more hard disks.

23 May 2006
Madpenguin's Look at SUSE Linux 10.1 (tip)
Madpenguin has posted a nice review of SUSE Linux 10.1. It's a great review for those interested in looking for a great desktop Linux distribution.

23 May 2006
System Builders To Novell: We'll Give You A Listen (tip)
"If packed demo rooms are any indication of interest in its latest Linux desktop, Novell has a willing audience," says this article. Seems like more and more vendors are giving Novell a listening ear.

23 May 2006
GroupWise Archiving and Total Cost of Ownership (feature)
This business white paper from Nexic's Jeff Stratford helps you examine the key issues that drive total cost of ownership and your e-mail archiving solution.

23 May 2006
Consultant's Corner: Disaster Recovery Thoughts for GroupWise (feature)
Which is hotter - a plate of spicy Thai food, or the atmosphere in your data center when a disaster unexpectedly strikes? Consultant Gregg Hinchman cools the blaze with some practical advice for preparing for the worst - and planning for the best.

23 May 2006
Messaging Architects' GWArchive in Gartner's 2006 Email Active Archiving Magic Quadrant (feature)
Messaging Architects' GWArchive is the only GroupWise-centric solution to be positioned in Gartner's 2006 Email Active Archiving Magic Quadrant. Read the details here!

23 May 2006
Cool Blog: Quickfinder Tips (feature)
In this article adapted from his Cool Blog, Alex Evans takes us behind the scenes with QuickFinder, explaining useful switches and more.

23 May 2006
GWAVA and Nexic Announce Strategic Partnership (feature)
Integration between Nexic and GWAVA will provide GroupWise users worldwide with more options in terms integration between archiving and email management and security solutions. Read more about the Nexic and GWAVA partnership here.

23 May 2006
GWAVACon Asia Pacific Attendance Available at No Charge! (feature)
RIM launched their Blackberry Enterprise Server at GWAVACon North America 2005. Intellisync and Novell gave the first sneak peak of GroupWise Mobility Server at GWAVACon North America 2006. Now, as Novell prepares to release GroupWise 7 Service Pack 1, GroupWise users are poised to have to most flexible mobile collaboration solution in the world! Read the entire press release here.

23 May 2006
Publish GroupWise Blogs, Calendar and Folders on the Web with GWExtranet (feature)
In this Learn from Your Peers series, you can attend a free web seminar and meet the creator of GWExtranet - get the details here.

23 May 2006
Upgrade to GroupWise 7 Smoothly and Painlessly (feature)
Learn how to upgrade to GroupWise 7 smoothly and painlessly, using proven methodologies from Messaging Architects.

23 May 2006
Creating a Default Password for GroupWise Accounts (tip)
Cool Solutions reader Dave Simons shares a simple solution for making the task of creating new GroupWise accounts easier.

18 May 2006
Setting up Open Enterprise Server as a Primary Domain Controller (feature)
Justin Grote explains how to set up Open Enterprise Server to allow Samba to authenticate against the eDirectory Universal Password.

18 May 2006
Moving iManager to its own Virtual Host on OES Linux (feature)
This article from Justin Grote details the process of setting up an application inside its own Apache Virtual Host on OES Linux, using iManager as an example.

18 May 2006
Restore Settings after Updating SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 (tip)
You have a fresh install of SLES 9. You proceed to install OpenXchange Server to your specified configuration users, domains, etc. You then apply all necessary patches and service packs to have a current system. You then realize ALL your customizations to the ldap database, users, domains, smtp settings are gone. WHAT DO YOU DO!?

18 May 2006
Easter eggs for Novell Linux Desktop (trench)
In the computing world, Easter eggs are kind of undocumented features, messages, graphics, sound effects etc, which are invoked in response to some undocumented set of user actions. There have been instances of complete flight simulator program embedded in a spreadsheet program. Similarly there are certain undocumented features exists, right there on your Novell Linux Desktop.

17 May 2006
Generating PDFs with Alambic (feature)
Although everybody has access to OpenOffice most of the users I deal with are stuck with a word processor, spreadsheet or any other application that is not capable of producing a PDF version of their documents without external tools. This shortcoming has been recognized by many, both commercial and non-commercial solutions are available. As a die-hard Linux fan I went with a GPL'ed solution that can be tweaked if needed.

17 May 2006
AmaroK: Media Player Reviewed (feature)
One of the applications that people would most like to see on Linux is iTunes and if we could get it on Linux that'd be great. But in the meantime I've been using amaroK to move music to my iPod. For those who may not be aware of it AmaroK is one of the best, if not the best, music management applications around.

16 May 2006
Pennsylvania State Senate Success Story (feature)
Learn how the Pennsylvania State Senate found a secure and reliable e-mail solution by standardizing on Novell GroupWise.

16 May 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Keeping Your Privacy (tip)
Find out how to shield selected items in your mailbox from proxy access, thanks to this cool tip from Brainstorm, Inc.

16 May 2006
Free GroupWise 7 Training Specials (feature)
Get your end users up to speed on all the new GroupWise 7 enhancements, at their own pace.

16 May 2006
Configuring GroupWise for Clustering (feature)
Novell's Morris Blackham shares a few tips on using the new cluster configuration options available in GroupWise 7.

16 May 2006
Upgrading to GroupWise 7 for a Secure and Compliant Messaging Infrastructure (feature)
Ken Muir (Novell), Pierre Chamberland (Messaging Architects), Bob Delamore (Nexsan Technologies) discuss the benefits of upgrading to GroupWise 7, email risk management, and intelligent storage.

16 May 2006
From Random IDs to First-Name-Last-Name (tip)
Danita Zanre shares an easy way to get user IDs into first-name, last-name format, even if they are currently based on random IDs.

15 May 2006
Add mount points to FSTAB (tool)
Automount mail and opt directories from a main NFS server.

11 May 2006
Moving NetWare Java Webapps from Tomcat 4.1 to Tomcat 5.0 (tip)
Rodney Crossman provides instructions to help you move your NetWare Java Webapps from Tomcat 4.1 that is installed by default, to the faster Tomcat 5.0 system available on later NetWare 6.5 support packs.

10 May 2006
Novell Open Workgroup Suite Now Available (feature)
Heads Up: Novell Open Workgroup Suite is now available worldwide. Novell Open Workgroup Suite gives enterprises a cost-effective employee productivity solution based on proven, open software. Get all the details here.

10 May 2006
Open "mailto" Links in Thunderbird (tip)
Would you like Firefox to open "mailto" links in Thunderbird? This tip will show how this is done.

10 May 2006
Grease Monkey: Customizing Web Pages as per your Requirements (tip)
If you are troubled by popup advertisements you use pop-up blockers. But how do you handle advertisements that are within web pages and bug you, since they are many times irrelevant and annoying. Well Its now time to control the look n feel and contents using Grease Monkey.

10 May 2006
Visual Studio .NET IDE for SUSE Linux! (feature)
We all know and love the Visual Studio .NET IDE, but did you know that you can use it to build server applications that run on SUSE Linux? Discover how with Visual MainWin for J2EE, Developer Edition (a.k.a Grasshopper) from Mainsoft.

10 May 2006
GroupWise Calendar Exporter (tool)
Export GroupWise 6.5 calendar entries to CSV format.

10 May 2006
Using Ipod on your Linux Pc (tip)
Dominic Mendes shares a great way to work your iPod on Linux.

10 May 2006
Reference List of SUSE Linux Resources (feature)
Would you like to know of some great SUSE-oriented forums? Are you interested in what SUSE bloggers have to say? Do you want SUSE-related news? Scott Morris lists all of these resources and others, including mailing lists, IRC channels, RSS feeds and more here in one place. Bookmark this page for quick reference.

10 May 2006
DSRepair - Cross-Platform Functions (feature)
This quick-guide article by Novell's Akos Szechy helps you run DSRepair effectively on Linux and Windows platforms.

9 May 2006
Nexic Discovery 7 Ships (feature)
Email Retention and Archiving solution for Novell GroupWise ships on Linux and leverages the new GroupWise API.

9 May 2006
Upgrading to GroupWise 7 and Attaining an Enterprise-Class Secure and Compliant Messaging Infrastructure (feature)
Join Ken Muir (Novell), Pierre Chamberland (Messaging Architects) and Bob Delamore (Nexsan technologies) for a free online seminar on the benefits of upgrading to GroupWise 7, corporate email risk management and intelligent storage technologies for GroupWise.

9 May 2006
Free GroupWise 7 Training Materials from Messaging Architects (feature)
Get your end users up to speed with clear and concise reference cards featuring and explaining all new GroupWise 7 enhancements. Download them now!

9 May 2006
Implementing a Transparent Deployment of Novell Branch Office (appnote)
Gary Childers explains how to deploy NBO servers in a transparent fashion -- meaning that, if we do our jobs right, the end users may be blissfully unaware that any change at all has taken place on their network.

9 May 2006
Running GroupWise WebAccess with Tomcat 5 on NetWare (tip)
Joe Moore provides instruction to help you install and configure Tomcat 5 on NetWare and move GroupWise WebAccess to run on Tomcat 5.

4 May 2006
Novell OpenRap (tip)
Who says geeks can't rhyme? Check out this rap from Novell's own Bret Dayley, as certified a geek as you're ever likely to meet.

4 May 2006
How to Build a Mixed OES Cluster using iSCSI (feature)
Andreas Ollenburg explains how to create a cluster on servers running OES NetWare and OES Linux.

4 May 2006
Installing OES or SLES without having to swap CDs (tip)
When installing a SUSE based system, be it OES or straight SLES, you may be swapping CDs for quite some time! William Schneider shares his solution on how to install a system without swapping CDs.

4 May 2006
Apache Error: (13) Permission denied (tip)
Matt Midson shares a tip on how to avoid the following Apache error: (13) Permission denied: file permissions deny server access.

3 May 2006
PKIDiag on Linux - Recreating Server Certificates (feature)
Can you run PKIDiag on Linux? No, but you can do the PKIDiag tasks on Linux, thanks to this solution from Justin Grote.

3 May 2006
Novell Videos Are Here (feature)
Now you can find Novell marketing videos in one convenient place, including BrainShare, Student Competitions, and Archived Videos.

2 May 2006
Getting RSS Feeds in your Instant Messaging Client (appnote)
Rather than having a RSS news reader running all the time checking for updates to your web feeds (blogs and podcasts), wouldn't you love to get updates via IM? Jon Strickland explains how to use InstantFeed to get your RSS feeds to show up in most IM clients, including AIM, ICQ, Jabber, MSN, and Google Talk. Very nifty device for keeping yourself informed while you chat with your friends.

2 May 2006
Consultant's Corner: It's an Open Source World (feature)
Gregg Hinchman's recent trip to Thailand opened his eyes to the rapid globalization of Open Source, as well as possibilities for its use close to home.

2 May 2006
Learn from Your Peers Series: Secure your Academic Organization's Email Network (feature)
Register for this free online seminar and learn how you can stop security threats from damaging your network with an email security solution that offers flawless catch rates, fire & forget implementation, improved end-user productivity and reduced IT overhead.

2 May 2006
Policy-Based Archiving, Discovery, and Compliance for GroupWise (feature)
View an on-demand web demo of IntelliReach mx2020, the world's first completely integrated messaging management solution, and learn how policy-based email / IM archiving, discovery, and compliance can reduce the complexity, cost, and risk associated with your organization's GroupWise environment.

2 May 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: All-Day Events (tip)
If you have a conference, vacation, or just a day off coming up, you don't need to take the time to book a full-day appointment for each day you'll be gone. In GroupWise 7 you can now schedule all-day or multiple-day events by just checking a box.

2 May 2006
GroupWise Mobile Server Coming (feature)
Soon you will be able to synchronize collaboration information between nearly any mobile device and your Novell GroupWise account. Learn about the new GroupWise Mobile Server and what it can do for your business.

28 Apr 2006
How to put SMDR into Debug Mode on Linux (tip)
Dean Giles shares a tip on how to put SMDR into debug mode on Linux so you can get a debug log.

28 Apr 2006
Find Out Who Has a Specific File Open on OES Linux (tip)
Sometimes it is helpful to see who has a file open (for updates etc.) Olaf Zerfowski shares a script that will find the user who has a specific file open on OES Linux.

27 Apr 2006
RconIP Front (tool)
A small windows frontend for rconip.

27 Apr 2006
Check GroupWise Users for Password (tool)
Batch file to test if GroupWise users have a password and create a report when finished.

27 Apr 2006
Novell Branch Office Q&A: An Open Discussion (appnote)
Updated with new Q&A: Gary Childers has provided answers to some of the most common questions that he has received about using Novell Branch Office.

25 Apr 2006
GroupWise Personal Address Book Advanced Search and Replace (tool)
A small self-contained Windows executable program that can manipulate GroupWise on Windows Personal Address Books using Parsing Rules defined in a .SRI text file.

25 Apr 2006
Consultant's Corner: Red Rover, Red Rover - Move GroupWise Over (feature)
Looking for some practical tips on moving your GroupWise system? Consultant Gregg Hinchman has the answers, along with some cool pics from a Southeast Asia trip ...

25 Apr 2006
GroupWiseR EMEA Tour Pictures and Reports (feature)
Check out the blogs and pictures from the recent GroupWiseR EMEA Tour Events. There's a lot going on across the pond!

25 Apr 2006
Handling User Deletions with GroupWise Notify (tip)
When a user in a Notify list is removed from the system, Notify may fail to launch. Get the fix here, from Novacoast's Rob Aronson.

25 Apr 2006
GroupWise on SANs (tip)
What are the pros and cons of running GroupWise on a SAN? Here's some practical advice on the issue, courtesy of Tim Heywood.

24 Apr 2006
Facilitating the Switch (feature)
As a community we would like to see a large computer manufacturer sell PC's with Linux already on them. Is this the only option?

24 Apr 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Getting the Right Bullets (tip)
If you're still using OpenOffice.org 1.1.x and having a hard time getting bullets to look right when you save your documents in MS Word format, here's a tip that will make all your bullets look right.

20 Apr 2006
Enabling the Debug Options in TSAFS on OES Linux (tip)
If you've had problems backing up on OES Linux and need information about what might be failing, check out this tip from Dean Giles. He explains how to put TSAFS in debug mode so you can get a debug log.

20 Apr 2006
Disable NetWare Messenger for Specific Users (tip)
Tony Fiore shares a tip on how to disable the use of NetWare Messenger for specific users.

20 Apr 2006
Upgrading Tomcat 5.0.19 to Latest Version (tip)
Rodney Crossman provides instructions on how to upgrade Tomcat 5.0.19 to the latest version from the Apache Tomcat site.

20 Apr 2006
Configuring Apache Webserver to Withstand DoS and Brute Force Attacks on NetWare 6.x (tip)
Mike Farell explains how to configure your Apache Webserver to block DoS and Brute force attacks on your NetWare 6.x servers.

20 Apr 2006
Got Skills? Bridge 'em to Linux - Part 4 (feature)
Here's the latest in a series of Novell Connection magazine articles designed to help you bridge your NetWare skills to Open Enterprise Server for Linux. Part 4 shows you commonly used NetWare commands and tasks and then gives the functional equivalents on Open Enterprise Server for Linux.

20 Apr 2006
This week in Novell Open Audio: Novell Client for Linux & News from Support (feature)
Many organizations have told Novell that in order to start using Linux as a desktop OS, they must have a way for desktop Linux systems to simply and easily connect to their Novell infrastructure. Jason Williams tells us how Novell is bringing this to life. Plus, listen to a special report about the acquisition of e-Security.

20 Apr 2006
Hard-Code Speed and Duplex Settings for NICs (tip)
For a system that will be network attached long term it is best practice to hard code the link speed and duplex setings on the nic(s) in the system to match the switch port settings. This prevents allignment errors, runts, FCS and other errors from occuring on the switch when the system autonegotiates network settings.

20 Apr 2006
Jeff Jaffe's Blog (tip)
Novell CTO Jeff Jaffe has started a blog for the company. Find insightful views and comments in his posts.

18 Apr 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Sharing Calendars (tip)
Learn to use the new GroupWise 7 multiple calendar feature with this cool tip from BrainStorm.

18 Apr 2006
GroupWise User Communities (feature)
Don't know where to find the solutions for your GroupWise problems ? Need some feedback or expert to sit and/or talk face to face with you ? Join the GroupWise Community and find out about GroupWise Tours here.

18 Apr 2006
Cool Story: GWGuardian and GWArchive Add Value to GroupWise at Oconomowoc Area School District (feature)
Learn how the Oconomowoc Area School District implemented GWGuardian and GWArchive to add value to their GroupWise deployment.

18 Apr 2006
GroupWise 7 End-User Training Materials Available (tip)
Find out how to get the latest GroupWise End-User training materials from BrainStorm, including Quick Start Cards, workbooks, and computer-based training.

18 Apr 2006
Customizing WebAccess Pages (tip)
If you need to customize your WebAccess pages, check out these pointers from a variety of sources ...

18 Apr 2006
Sending Messages from Two Domains for a Single User (tip)
A split personality can sometimes be useful. Learn how to get GWIA to allow another domain for a user, courtesy of Jim Michael.

13 Apr 2006
AppNote: Novell Client 4.9 SP2 : Initialization, Login and Settings (appnote)
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.

13 Apr 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Automatically Updating Headers (tip)
After you learn to use OpenOffice.org's templates and styles, a new world of formatting possibilities opens, especially in the Word Processor. This week's tip explains how to take advantage of one of those possibilities: Automatic Headers.

13 Apr 2006
Migrating from IPX to Pure IP (feature)
Fahim Siddiqui shares some tips and lessons learned from his experience migrating NetWare 5.1 Servers from IPX to Pure IP.

12 Apr 2006
FixMyKey! (tool)
Looks for drive letter conflicts between removable storage devices and mapped network drives and corrects them.

12 Apr 2006
Infoboard (tool)
Shows a .rtf file for a predefined time interval.

12 Apr 2006
ZfD iPrint Mover (tool)
Resets iPrint policies to the OES Linux iPrint printers.

11 Apr 2006
Cool Tip from Messaging Architects: Correcting Indexing Problems in GroupWise (tip)
This tip from Messaging Architects helps you determine if you have GroupWise index problems - and how to get things running smoothly again.

11 Apr 2006
Updating the GroupWise Time Server (tip)
Cool Solutions reader Norm O'Neal takes us through the steps for updating the server time for NetWare and GroupWise.

11 Apr 2006
Free Cool Tool from Messaging Architects (feature)
GWMyPod - Your GroupWise Data on Your iPod! Find out more about this cool new application - right here.

11 Apr 2006
Selective Auto-Reply for Vacations (tip)
Cool Solutions reader Paul Marcum has an easy solution for sending vacation auto-replies to only selected recipients.

11 Apr 2006
Adding a GroupWise Secondary Domain on Linux (tip)
GroupWise guru Danita Zanre explains how to add a GroupWise secondary domain on Linux.

6 Apr 2006
Checking NSS User Quotas on Open Enterprise Server for Linux (feature)
Marc-Andre explains how to create a friendly, convenient interface to the helpdesk for checking user quotas.

6 Apr 2006
Tomcat 4 Won't Start after Installing a New Package (tip)
Eric Champagne shares a solution for a problem he had with Tomcat not starting after he installed a new package.

6 Apr 2006
Open Enterprise Server Named 'Best of Show' at LinuxWorld in Sydney (feature)
Novell Open Enterprise Server was named 'Best of Show: Total Industry Solution' at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo held in Sydney, Australia. Get the details here!

6 Apr 2006
Data Replication Using Novell Technologies Video (feature)
Gary Childers presents some strategies for data replication using Novell technologies such as Novell Branch Office, Novell iFolder, and the RSYNC utility that has been ported to NetWare. Watch the video here.

6 Apr 2006
CTO Dr. Jeffrey Jaffe Starts Novell Blog (tip)
Novell CTO Dr. Jeffrey Jaffe has started a blog. This is a great asset for the technology community, considering the author.

5 Apr 2006
Manually Create A Network Installation Source For NLPOS9-SP2 & SLES9-SP3 (feature)
Novell Linux Point of Service includes NLD, SLES and NLPOS CDs and the corresponding Service Pack CDs. To speed up the installation of NLPOS and/or SLES one will discover that it is always a good idea to have an installation server available, even when the installation media is only available as ISO images.

4 Apr 2006
Consultant's Corner: The GroupWise Road is Clear (feature)
Gregg Hinchman is excited about the future of GroupWise. Find out why, and why you should be, too.

4 Apr 2006
Consultant's Corner: The GroupWise Business of Continuance (feature)
Consultant Gregg Hinchman shares his views on how to make GroupWise 7 highly available and fault tolerant.

4 Apr 2006
Reduce the Complexity of Your GroupWise Environment (feature)
Download this free white paper from IntelliReach and Enterprise Strategy Group to learn how integrated messaging management can reduce the complexity, cost, and risk associated with your organization's GroupWise environment.

4 Apr 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Last Name First (feature)
If you've ever sent a message to the wrong "John" or "Bob," try this tip to search for last names, not first.

4 Apr 2006
Free Cool Tool from Messaging Architects (feature)
Wish you could put GroupWise on your iPod? Find out how, by downloading this free tool.

4 Apr 2006
Automating Private Sub-Calendars (tip)
GroupWise guru Danita Zanre has a simple but effective way to automate the setup of private sub-calendars.

4 Apr 2006
BlackBerry Handheld Training - Self-Directed (feature)
Learn at your own pace with Consilient's Self-Directed BlackBerry Training. Get the details here!

4 Apr 2006
Nicknames and Size Restriction Exclusions (tip)
Uwe Buckesfeld shares a tip on how to exclude nickname recipients from message size restrictions.

4 Apr 2006
Fixing MAPI Failures (tip)
If you get a MAPI failure after upgrading GroupWise, it may be time to run the Fixmapi program ...

3 Apr 2006
Novell Linux Client Tricks (appnote)
Peter Van den Wildenbergh shows some slick ways to log in to the Novell Client for Linux using some of his own scripts.

30 Mar 2006
IFPING (tool)
Checks if a specified host is reachable and then returns the ERRORLEVEL value back to the CMD.

30 Mar 2006
OES Autoyast AID (Auto-installation tool) (tool)
Script creates an Autoyast Profile for use with OES SP2 Linux.

30 Mar 2006
Modules (tool)
Win32 based Workstation equivalent for the MODULES console command.

30 Mar 2006
Got Skills? Bridge 'em to Linux - Part 3 (feature)
Here's the latest in a series of Novell Connection magazine articles designed to help you bridge your NetWare skills to Open Enterprise Server for Linux.

28 Mar 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Customizing Your OpenOffice.org Style (tip)
To really harness the power of the OpenOffice.org Word Processor, and create running heads, tables of contents, indexes, and cross references, you need to use, apply, and customize styles. Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to learn the steps to take.

28 Mar 2006
Fix Novell Linux Desktop VMWare Image (trench)
Novell provides a VMware image of Novell Linux Desktop. Unfortunately, a few small problems prevent it working on the Windows version of VMware workstation or Player. Iain McLaren shows us how to fix this problem.

28 Mar 2006
Novell Client for Linux not Integrated With Linux Login (trench)
After completing the steps in this article: www.novell.com/coolsolutions/tip/11575.html, you can get LDAP to pass info to NCL and perform a simultaneous login to netware. This article shows how this is done.

28 Mar 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Automatically Assign Categories (tip)
Here's an easier way to categorize messages and appointments in GroupWise, courtesy of BrainStorm.

28 Mar 2006
Backup Script for GroupWise Data (feature)
Looking for a strategy to back up GroupWise on Linux? Cool Solutions contributor Kenny Anderson shares a script and procedure to make it happen for you.

28 Mar 2006
Easier Attachment Saving for Mac GroupWise Users (tip)
For Mac users, saving attachments in GroupWise can sometimes be a pain. Here's some relief provided by Cool Solutions reader Bill Mercer, in the form of an ingenious tip.

28 Mar 2006
Preventing Installation Crashes for GroupWise 7 (tip)
In this tip, Cool Solutions reader Bill Peden shares a workaround for a puzzling GroupWise installation crash.

27 Mar 2006
Mozilla Mail LDIF to vCard Converter (tool)
A PHP library/command-line tool for converting Mozilla Address Book LDIFs to vCards for GroupWise.

23 Mar 2006
Leveraging Novell Open Enterprise Server and Novell eDirectory as a File Protocol Gateway and Central Identity Store (feature)
This article provided by Novell Support Engineers explains how to install and configure Novell Open Enterprise Server as a Protocol Gateway.

23 Mar 2006
802.1x Authentication and the Novell Client for Windows (feature)
Novell customers often ask if the Novell Client for Windows interoperates with 802.1x authentication protocols. As of the Novell Client 4.91 SP2 for Windows, the Novell Client does not include an 802.1x authentication supplicant or direct support for invoking a third-party supplicant. Get the details here, as well as workarounds, solutions and troubleshooting tips.

23 Mar 2006
Configuring NetStorage for Text View Only (tip)
Martin Haaksema explains how he configured NetStorage so users can only use the text view.

23 Mar 2006
How to Disable NetStorage Access to Users' Files (tip)
If you've ever had concerns that user accounts may be hacked into via NetStorage due to weak passwords, read Tony Fiore's solution he uses at his company.

23 Mar 2006
This week in Novell Open Audio: BrainShare 2006 (tip)
Listen to the latest Open Audio interviews recorded during BrainShare.

22 Mar 2006
GroupWise Accounting Data Report 2.0 (tool)
Generate a report on users' email traffic.

21 Mar 2006
Connectivity from a SLES9 or OES Linux Server to a NetWare Server (feature)
Interested in making the move to Linux? GroupWise guru Tay Kratzer shares a script and a step-by-step process for getting from point A (GroupWise on a NetWare server) to point B (GroupWise on a SLES9 or OES Linux server).

21 Mar 2006
Changing and Launching the Default Browser in GroupWise (tip)
Problem - you have to change your default browser back to IE. Even worse - the links inside your GroupWise e-mail messages are still trying to use the old browser. Cool Solutions contributor Sean Azhadi shares a registry key solution to make things right.

21 Mar 2006
Thawing a Frozen GroupWise Client (tip)
Cool Solutions contributor Corrado Ferilli shares a solution for fixing a hang in the GroupWise Client that may occur after a user updates shares in the address book.

21 Mar 2006
Solving a Missing .DLL Error Message (tip)
Bill Peden shares a workaround for a "missing .DLL" error message - when the .DLL is not really missing.

19 Mar 2006
Going Wireless in SUSE Linux 10.0 (feature)
Scott Morris sheds some light on creating a wireless network for your SUSE-based systems.

16 Mar 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using OpenOffice.org Templates (tip)
You can manually format every aspect of your OpenOffice.org creation, but if you often compose the same type of documents, you should take advantage of templates.

16 Mar 2006
A Data Backup and Recovery Strategy (appnote)
If you're looking for a data backup and recovery solution, check out this new AppNote by Eugene Phua. He explains how to implement an inexpensive and elegant data backup and recovery strategy that will help you minimize downtime in the event of a disaster.

16 Mar 2006
Generate Web Page with list of Current NCP Servers in the Tree (tip)
Stuart Beckett shares some code that will query LDAP for all NCP Servers, sort the list, then generate a table with the name, version, and link to the NRM. Now you can easily connect to the servers to manage them.

16 Mar 2006
Retaining Numerous Copies of SEGSTATS.TXT (tip)
Bill Callan shares his solution on how to avoid overwriting the SEGSTATS.TXT on startup.

16 Mar 2006
Open Enterprise Server Cool Blogs (tip)
Heads Up - Open Enterprise Server is now on Cool Blogs. OES experts - Jason Williams, Richard Jones and Doug Clower have started posting on Cool Blogs. Check it out!

16 Mar 2006
M-Backup (tool)
Single command to back up all important system information.

16 Mar 2006
Error: "Join retry, some other node acquired the cluster lock" (tip)
Reuben Bryant explains how he fixed the "Join retry, some other node acquired the cluster lock" error he got when changing the default gateway and subnet mask on NetWare cluster nodes. Updated with reader comments.

15 Mar 2006
Be famous: Get published at CoolSolutions (tip)
Let's get this party going! Write an article about your favorite application, an experience you've had with SUSE Linux, or a cool tip or trick.

14 Mar 2006
GroupWise Appointment Notify for Linux (tool)
Makes an https connection to WebAccess, and notifies you of upcoming appointments.

14 Mar 2006
MeritCare and GroupWise (feature)
Migrating 6,500 users from Exchange to Novell GroupWise turned out to be a positive experience for MeritCare, the largest medical group practice in North Dakota.

14 Mar 2006
GroupWise Migration and Backup with dbCopy (feature)
Brian Ellis outlines a client scenario and solution that uses dbCopy to create a backup GroupWise server for migration. A sample script is included to show how it's done.

13 Mar 2006
Low Swap Space Notification (tool)
Notifies when free swap space is less than n bytes.

9 Mar 2006
Introducing Workgroup Cool Solutions (tip)
Heads up, all of you who love Novell's workgroup products. We have created a new super site which presents Cool Solutions content being written for all of Novell's awesome workgroup products, including Open Enterprise Server, GroupWise, and Novell Linux Desktop.

9 Mar 2006
Introducing Cool Blogs (tip)
Heads Up: Check out the newest addition to Novell Cool Solutions -- Cool Blogs. Written by key Novell personnel who are responsible for creating, supporting, and marketing Novell's products, these Cool Blogs will be an unprecedented opportunity for you to get the inside scoop on this technology. If you use Novell in your desktop or datacenter, you need to check this out.

9 Mar 2006
Keeping Passwords Out of Viewable History (tip)
In Linux and Unix, history can come back to haunt you. Find out why and what you can do about it, in this tip from Novell's Aaron Burgemeister.

9 Mar 2006
Novell Survey: Status Update (trench)
News and info about the Request An App Survey sponsored by Novell.

9 Mar 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Looping an OpenOffice.org Presentation Slideshow (tip)
Trying to get that BrainShare 2006 presentation to loop but not sure how? Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to learn the steps to take.

9 Mar 2006
Script to Shut Down a NetWare Server (tip)
Shutting down a NetWare server can be problematic at times. Typing DOWN at the prompt may lead to a hung server as services don't unload in an orderly fashion. Wayne Doust shares a script he created that shuts down the services running on the server before shutting down the server.

9 Mar 2006
AppNote: Using RSYNC with Windows (appnote)
Updated: Lots of people are interested in backing up data on Windows laptops and PCs using RSYNC, in a variety of situations. Gary Childers shares some great ideas for some unexpectedly cool ways to use this great utility.

9 Mar 2006
Loading a Web Page from a NetWare Server using Viewport instead of Startx (tip)
Rich Stevenson shares a tip on using Viewport instead of Startx to load web pages from a NetWare server.

9 Mar 2006
Memory Tuning Calculator for NetWare 6.5 (tool)
Generates a set of specific recommended tuning parameters for a NetWare 6.5 server.

7 Mar 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Sharing the Contacts Folder (tip)
If you've ever needed to share your contact list with others - but weren't quite sure how to go about it - this BrainStorm Cool Tip will help, complete with a Flash demonstration.

7 Mar 2006
Making your Checklist Available in Most Folders (tip)
You may have noticed that your checklist appears to have different contents when working from different folders. Not to worry - Anita Moore has a solution!

7 Mar 2006
Join the GroupWise Geniuses (feature)
Find out how much you really do know about GroupWise by taking the new Novell GroupWise IQ test, sponsored by BrainStorm. If you're a genius, you'll get a free GW IQ: Genius ribbon for your badge at BrainShare.

7 Mar 2006
Improving WebAccess Performance over SSL (tip)
SSL slowing you down? Teppo Fahlstedt offers a way to boost performance when using IE and Apache on NetWare, over SSL.

7 Mar 2006
Resolving D101 Errors (tip)
Cool Solutions reader James Young explains how to resolve D101 errors associated with sending to distribution lists.

3 Mar 2006
How to Manually Set Up an Installation Source for Installing OES Linux Across the Network (tip)
Clive Richards shares his solution for a problem he had when using YAST to set up an installation source.

3 Mar 2006
This week in Novell Open Audio: What's happening with Open Enterprise Server (tip)
Heads up, OES fans. Tune into Novell Open Audio and hear Jason Williams and Troy Wilde hold forth about Open Enterprise Server. With any luck, Jason will say British stuff like "Bob's your uncle."

3 Mar 2006
Novell Client 4.91 SP2 Error - "An unknown error 0x0000000D (13)" (tip)
Paul Predron shares a tip on what to do if you get the following error when installing the Novell Client 4.91 SP2. Error: "An unknown error 0x0000000D (13) occurred while installing".

3 Mar 2006
SUSE 10.1 beta 6 Released (tip)
A new version of SUSE 10.1 has been released, beta 6. This is still a testing version and should not be used on production systems. It might be worth a glance, though, just to see what's in it.

3 Mar 2006
Switching to SUSE 10.0 (tip)
If you know someone who is interested in upgrading their systems to Linux, this lxer.com thread may be of interest. A user named sharkscott decided to jump from Windows to Linux cold turkey. This thread outlines his experiences.

2 Mar 2006
IBM Helps Venezuela in Migration to OSS (tip)
Venezuela has enlisted the help of IBM to assist in the migration to open source software. This is just one of the many worldwide government agencies who are making similar upgrades in their departments.

2 Mar 2006
Why Windows Vista will suck (tip)
Here is some good stuff for you. It is an article by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols on why Windows Vista doesn't cut it.

2 Mar 2006
Advansys and GWAVA Announce Strategic GroupWise Partnership (feature)
The new partnership between Advansys and GWAVA will offer Novell GroupWise users comprehensive email security and management solutions. Get the details here!

28 Feb 2006
GWAVA Announces Release of Reload for GroupWise (feature)
GWAVA today announces the release of Reload, the first backup solution to provide single-message restore for GroupWise. Read the Press Release here!

28 Feb 2006
SUSE 10 Professional Anti-Spam & Anti-Virus Gateway Build Guide For Beginners (feature)
*Update - This latest PDF is up to date for SUSE 10.* Too much spam and too many viruses in your mailbox? Stephen Carter had the same problem. He thought maybe SUSE 9.3 Professional could help, but when he couldn't find a cohesive single information source for setting up a reliable open source anti-spam/virus gateway for use on SUSE 9.3, he rolled up his sleeves and wrote one himself. Thanks, Stephen! (Freshly updated with corrections from author.)

28 Feb 2006
Cool Story: GWGuardian Protects the Helsinki Polytechnic GroupWise System from Spam and Viruses (feature)
Read about how Messaging Architects' GWGuardian has ensured Helsinki Polytechnic Stadia an environment free of spam and viruses.

28 Feb 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Viewing a Proxy Calendar in Your Home View (tip)
Learn how to view a proxy calendar in your GroupWise Home View, courtesy of BrainStorm Cool Tips.

28 Feb 2006
Reseller Contest - 30-Day Demo of I.T. HelpDesk (feature)
Attend BrainShare for Free, or Win a 60GB Video iPod! Get the details here ...

28 Feb 2006
Clearing Out Large File Attachments (tip)
If you could quickly find those large e-mail attachments, you could finally put your mailbox on a diet. Karmyn Babcock shares a quick way to find and lose those extra megabytes.

27 Feb 2006
NetWare File Server Activity Daemon (fadmn.nlm 2.00.a and fadmnexp.nlm 0.01.a) (tool)
NetWare file server utilities allow you to view real-time file access events and write to log file or send to syslog daemons.

27 Feb 2006
Setting up a SUSE Linux 10 PC as an answering and fax machine. (appnote)
Many small businesses and startups don't have the resources that the big companies have, like a dedicated receptionist or a 24/7 call centre. But with the help of some technology and good taste you can get a long way to help your (potential) customers when you are out of the office.

24 Feb 2006
Keeping Students from meddling with the PXE Menu (tip)
ZENworks preboot services does not provide password protection for PXE menu options, but Ryan Veety needed a way to keep the students out of the PXE menu. He explains how he did it (not for the faint of heart -- it requires some skill working with config files in Linux).

22 Feb 2006
Survey Series: Review an App (trench)
Write a 4 - 5 page review of the software listed, and receive double points through the end of February.

22 Feb 2006
Automount CD-ROM Images (trench)
Chris Lander says, "Following up on the article "A Little YaST Magic" by Scott M. Morris posted on 6 Jan 2005, where he explains how to mount iso images of the distribution CD-ROMs,it is possible to automatically mount them by making suitable entries in /etc/fstab." This article explains how to automatically mount these images.

22 Feb 2006
What is the "umask"? How can I set it? (trench)
Christian Boltz tells us all about this feature, what it is, and how to use it.

22 Feb 2006
Get Thee to a Nano-ry! (tip)
Finally, a podcast for the die-hard Novell enthusiast! Novell Users International and Novell have teamed up to bring you Novell Open Audio, the cool audio companion for the avid Cool Solutions reader.

22 Feb 2006
Converting Novell Branch Office to Standard NetWare 6.5 (appnote)
Michael Faris explains how to convert Novell Branch Office to a standard NetWare 6.5 SP2 server. Script examples are included.

22 Feb 2006
Remote Server Navigation from OES NetWare to OES Linux or Vice Versa using NetWare FTP Server (appnote)
Ashwin S. explains how to use NetWare FTP server's remote server navigation to transfer data between Linux and NetWare.

22 Feb 2006
Rollover Solution with SQL (tip)
Forum participant Bill Sappington describes a sample scenario for a rollover solution with SQL.

21 Feb 2006
GroupWise in the News - Watts Regulator and Trico (feature)
Learn how Watts Regulator and Trico Products took the step towards more secure and efficient e-mail by migrating to GroupWise.

21 Feb 2006
Policy-Based Archiving, Discovery, and Compliance for GroupWise (feature)
View this on-demand web demo of IntelliReach mx2020, the world's first completely integrated messaging management solution, and learn how policy-based email and IM archiving, discovery, and compliance can reduce the complexity, cost, and risk associated with your organization's GroupWise environment.

21 Feb 2006
Running GroupWise Monitor as a Windows Service (tip)
Interested in running GroupWise Monitor as a Windows Service? Cool Solutions reader Tim Malloy shares the step-by-step process for doing this, whether or not GW Monitor is already installed on your system.

21 Feb 2006
Adding the GroupWise Client Shortcut to the All Users Profile (tip)
Want the GroupWise client shortcut in the All Users profile? Patrick Fronteri shows you how in a few easy steps.

21 Feb 2006
Pull-down Menu for Troubleshooting Web Access Logins (tip)
If troubleshooting web access logins is getting too cumbersome, Kenneth Partridge may have the answer. He shares a nifty Javascript example that creates a pulldown menu for quick links to specified Web Server - GWINTER combinations.

21 Feb 2006
Launching the Groupwise Linux Admin Install from SUSE Linux 10 (tip)
Having trouble launching the GroupWise Linux admin install from a SUSE Linux 10 workstation? Chad Israel shares a simple workaround with us that solves this problem.

21 Feb 2006
check_gwiaRL Plugin for Nagios 2.0 (tool)
Parsing GWIA.XML File created by Redline to get info for Nagios.

20 Feb 2006
Disk Space Usage 2.4 (tool)
Determine where your disk space is being used.

16 Feb 2006
How to Mirror OES and SLES9 patches using ZENworks 7 (feature)
In this first article of a two-part series, Scott Flowers explains how to use ZENworks Linux Management to keep your SLES9 and OES servers up to date.

16 Feb 2006
Using ZLM Mirrors of OES and SLES to Update Local Servers (feature)
In this second article of a two-part series, Scott Flowers explains more about how to use ZENworks Linux Management to keep your SLES9 and OES servers up to date.

16 Feb 2006
Installing a Removable Hard Drive for Data Backups on NetWare (tip)
Jim Ferrill shares a few tips he learned when installing and configuring a new removable hard drive for data backups on NetWare.

16 Feb 2006
Printer Error "Gateway Other Problem" (tip)
Louis Bernardo shares a solution on how to fix the "Gateway Other Problem" error after creating a printer agent.

15 Feb 2006
SURVEY: Status, Statistics, Suggestions, and Solicitations (feature)
Scott Morris reveals the current numbers of the "Request a Linux App" survey, found on Novell's CoolSolutions site.

15 Feb 2006
Taskbar Buttons Showing for Applications in Current Desktop Only (tip)
Don't like the clutter of having every application's button showing in your taskbar? Shem Valentine shows how to tell KDE and Gnome to show only those buttons belonging to the applications running in the current desktop.

15 Feb 2006
Manually Invoke Standby for Laptop (tip)
Do you need to manually invoke Standby for your Laptop to conserve battery power? Michael L. Farrell's article will show you how to do this.

15 Feb 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Importing Your Music Library (trench)
Have a music collection you want to organize and listen to using the Novell Linux Desktop? There's an application for that. Read this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to find out how to use the Novell Linux Desktop Music Player.

14 Feb 2006
Moodle (tool)
Create effective online learning communities.

14 Feb 2006
Success Story - NSW Parliament Uses Advansys for GroupWise Mail Export (feature)
Thousands of emails are just too many to print! Learn how the New South Wales Parliament used Archive to Go from Advansys to transfer e-mail quickly and effectively.

14 Feb 2006
GroupWise Tutorial Web Site (tip)
Looking for some cool, free, easy-to-use tutorials on GroupWise? Jason Gutierrez is hosting a tutorial site for the University of North Texas - find out what he's been up to!

14 Feb 2006
Cool Story - GWArchive and Texas Department of Transportation (feature)
Learn how the Texas Department of Transportation solved their email compliance and storage problems with GWArchive.

13 Feb 2006
GWNotify+ (tool)
Smart and convenient replacement of GroupWise Notify.

9 Feb 2006
Solving Slow Logins and Poor Performance on Applications that use Small Files (tip)
Eric Belcher shares how he solved a problem he had with slow logins and poor performance on applications that used small files. Updated with new suggestion.

7 Feb 2006
Be Published on CoolSolutions! (trench)
Write a short tip, software review, game review, or anything that will contribute to the community. Submit it, and receive the status of being published on CoolSolutions!

7 Feb 2006
Quick Access to Various Files on Multiple NetWare Servers (tip)
Ian Button shares a great tip on how to get quick access to various files/agents on a large number of NetWare servers.

7 Feb 2006
Extraction Tool : xe (trench)
Do you support commandline linux users who sometimes get into a muddle uncompressing and extracting archives? Try 'xe', eXtract Everywhere, a great command-line tool by Markus Gaugusch.

7 Feb 2006
LUM-enable a SUSE Linux Enterprise 9 Server (trench)
Do you need to know how to LUM-enable a SUSE Linux Enterprise 9 Server? This article demonstrates how.

7 Feb 2006
Cool Story: Pulaski Schools and Messaging Architects (feature)
Read how the Pulaski County Public Schools maximized its investment in GroupWise 7 by ensuring security and compliance, with GWGuardian and GWArchive.

7 Feb 2006
BrainStorm Tip - Adding Quick Filters (tip)
This GroupWise tip from BrainStorm helps you find those elusive messages fast, using quick filters. Check out the Flash demonstration as well.

7 Feb 2006
Installing GroupWise on Debian (tip)
Cool Solutions contributor Jason Antonacci explains how to easily get GroupWise for Linux installed on Debian packages.

7 Feb 2006
Speeding Up Busy Searches (tip)
If you sometimes wish there were a "Faster" button for GroupWise busy searches, this tip from Cool Solutions reader Heath Tennant might help.

7 Feb 2006
Redirecting GW Users to the WebAccess Page (tip)
Rob Aronson from Novacoast shows you how to automatically redirect users to the GroupWise 7 WebAccess page.

6 Feb 2006
Wireshark (previously known as Ethereal) (tool)
Multi-platform protocol analyzer.

6 Feb 2006
Novell Launches Partnership Site (tip)
Hewlett-Packard and Novell have created the ideal alliance. Two industry-leading corporations join in the quest for a better future with Linux.

6 Feb 2006
Thinking about partnering with Novell? (tip)
Now is a great time! There's no time like the present, as they say.

6 Feb 2006
What makes Novell's SUSE Linux such a viable option? (tip)
Perhaps it's the stability. Perhaps it's the support. Maybe it is the training. Most likely is that it's all of the above.

6 Feb 2006
Novell delivers comprehensive bundled Linux support solution for mid-sized enterprises (tip)
One of the things that businesses like is support for their products. Since most Linux distributions are not backed by any one company, it is difficult to find support for Linux. This might be one reason many businesses resist migration to Linux. However, Novell has announced that they will be offering not only support for their SUSE Linux Enterprise Server line, but will offer training on it as well. How's that for a great offering?

6 Feb 2006
SysDwn32 (tool)
Performs Shutdown/Restart/Logoff at specified time.

6 Feb 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Easily Adding Startup Programs (tip)
Want your email or instant messaging client to automaticlaly start when you login? This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip will show you how.

6 Feb 2006
DynaWizard 2.10 (tool)
Ensures that the workstation returns to its set configuration each time, every time.

6 Feb 2006
TDPRCON 1.4 (tool)
Remote console with look and feel of RCONSOLE.EXE but secure and bandwidth efficient.

3 Feb 2006
While we're waiting, what can we use now? (feature)
It may take a while to convince vendors to port their applications to Linux. In the meantime, Scott Morris asks what possibilities exist now for the top requested applications.

3 Feb 2006
Big File Creator (tool)
Creates large files on NSS volumes, even larger than 4GB.

2 Feb 2006
Update on Linux Application Request Survey (feature)
Scott Morris reveals and discusses the newest data and results from Novell's Linux Application Request Survey.

2 Feb 2006
PROBLEM: NFS Install Cannot Access Remote DVD Drive (tip)
Harold Stevens explains how to fix this problem.

2 Feb 2006
How to keep consistent user data across multiple installations of Linux on the same machine (trench)
Pim Dennendal explains how this is done.

2 Feb 2006
PROBLEM: Multiple cards assigned as eth0 (tip)
Christo van Rensburg shows how to remedy this problem.

2 Feb 2006
Recovering Deleted/Lost/Missing Data From Novell Servers Using Data Recovery Software (appnote)
This AppNote by Soubir Dutta discusses data loss from Novell server disks along with methods to recover and restore the lost data. He also includes a short case study (using Stellar Phoenix Novell) to help users better understand the recovery process.

1 Feb 2006
Getting Started with Password Policies (tip)
Interested in getting started with Password Policies? Novell's Aaron Burgemeister shares the why's and how-to's of getting a Password Policy up and running, using iManager.

31 Jan 2006
Restricting GroupWise Messenger Use (tip)
Is GroupWise Messenger is the right thing, but only for the right people in your organization? Cool Solutions contributor Eric Rothweiler shows you how to restrict its access.

31 Jan 2006
Tagging Messages for Later Archiving (tip)
Forgetting to archive a message is less of a problem now, thanks to this tip from Jon Chalmers. Tag it and let GroupWise automatically archive it - simple!

31 Jan 2006
Automatically Moving Mail to a Cabinet (tip)
Sharad Sharma shares a rule to automatically get mail from your inbox into a Cabinet folder.

31 Jan 2006
Avoiding 404 Errors in GroupWise / OES Web Access (tip)
Here's a tip on avoiding 404 errors in GroupWise Web Access, courtesy of Matt Midson.

30 Jan 2006
GWCommander v3 (tool)
A flexible GroupWise management framework.

30 Jan 2006
Configuring iFolder on Linux clusters (OES SP2) (tool)
Automate the configuration of iFolder on OES SP2 Linux clusters.

26 Jan 2006
The Application People Most Want Ported to Linux Is... (feature)
We have posted a survey designed to find out which Windows-only applications are keeping people from switching to Linux. Scott Morris reveals the progress of this survey.

26 Jan 2006
HOWTO: Share Folders From Linux to Windows via Samba (tip)
Jay Martinez shows us how simple this is.

26 Jan 2006
VNC Not Allowed on Your Network? (tip)
If you cannot use VNC on your network, you need an alternative. Nicolas Barberis provides exactly that.

26 Jan 2006
Need a driver for your SPCA-based webcam? (tip)
Adrien Kwok provides an answer for us on how to make this work.

26 Jan 2006
Why Does Gizmo Block the Sound? (tip)
Adrien Kwok answers this question and gives a great solution to fix the problem.

26 Jan 2006
How to use Backup Exec with Backup-to-Disk and SSO at the same time (tip)
Eric Marcus shares his solution for using Backup Exec with Backup-to-Disk and SSO at the same time.

24 Jan 2006
Getting your Mapi Apps to work after Upgrading to GroupWise 7 (tip)
If you find that your Windows Mapi applications stop working following the client upgrade to GroupWise 7, this one's for you.

24 Jan 2006
Keep your PDA Address Book Skinny (tip)
Since PDAs work best when the GroupWise contacts are kept to a minimum, you may want to try this handy trick to make sure you're not synching your entire Frequent Contacts list.

24 Jan 2006
How to restore a GroupWise 7 Secondary Domain and Post office without a Backup (tip)
If you ever lose your Secondary Domain database because of server failure, or you discover it is corrupt and you have (shudder) no backup, don't despair. Colin Bretagne explains how to restore it.

24 Jan 2006
CRM Tool from ContactWise, 30-day trial (tip)
Heads up -- if you're looking for a CRM tool that integrates with GroupWise, you may want to take a look at the newest version of ContactWise.

24 Jan 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Switching Identities with Multiple Signatures (tip)
When you find you wear too many hats to justify using one signature on all your emails, you can use GroupWise 7 to create multiple HTML or plain text signatures. Here's how you do it.

24 Jan 2006
IPListLaunch 1.0 (tool)
List IP addresses and usernames for a NetWare server.

22 Jan 2006
ZLM 7 Bundle Handling (tool)
Check for Duplicate Packages in an OES Bundle.

20 Jan 2006
OES SP2 Update Tool (tool)
A script file that combines all of the steps needed to update an OES server to OES SP2.

20 Jan 2006
VOLMON - NetWare Volumes Monitor (tool)
An NLM module for monitoring NetWare volumes.

19 Jan 2006
Consultant's Corner: GroupWise 7 on OES Linux Clusters (feature)
Gregg Hinchman recently conducted a Proof of Concept to see if you really could use GroupWise 7 on an OES Linux Cluster. He's working on an entire White Paper about it, but shares this preliminary take on the ups and downs he experienced.

19 Jan 2006
Open Enterprise Server Support Pack 2 (feature)
Heads Up: There's a new support pack available for Novell Open Enterprise Server. Download it here.

19 Jan 2006
Nagios: Host and Service Monitoring Tool (feature)
Rainer Brunold introduces Nagios, an excellent server and service monitoring tool.

19 Jan 2006
Using -t flag with SSH (tip)
Jared Ottley explains how he uses the -t flag with SSH to open a pseudo-tty within a current session.

18 Jan 2006
Switching between GroupWise Accounts (tip)
If you ever need to login and out of various GroupWise accounts, Marco Scibelli has a little tip that could simplify your life.

18 Jan 2006
Reduce the Complexity of Your GroupWise Environment (tip)
Download this free white paper from IntelliReach and Enterprise Strategy Group to learn how integrated messaging management can reduce the complexity, cost, and risk associated with your organization's GroupWise environment.

18 Jan 2006
Creating an internal GroupWise account for someone with an External Email Address (tip)
Ever wish you could redirect emails for external users? Colin Bretegne tells you how. Freshly updated with another suggestion.

17 Jan 2006
How to get the Fingerprint reader on IBM Thinkpads (T42P, T43P) to workwith OpenSUSE 10 (trench)
Hicham Mourad shows us how to get the fingerprint reader working on the IBM Thinkpads.

17 Jan 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Checking GNOME Weather (tip)
Don't have a window in your office? Get the next best thing to going outside by putting GNOME's Weather applet on your panel. Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to find out how.

17 Jan 2006
SSO with SSH (trench)
Nicolas Barberis, the author of this article writes, "As a consultant, I access many different Linux and Unix machines for administration porpouses. Remembering all those passwords can be difficult, and risky (if you write them down - please don't). Through a feature of SSH we can implement a SSO access to our different Linux servers." He explains how this is done in this article.

17 Jan 2006
Using the Samba Protocol to Access Windows Shares and Files (trench)
Girish Mutt shows how to use the Samba protocol on Novell Linux Desktop machines to access Windows Work groups and Windows Machines' Shared data.

13 Jan 2006
Need an App to run on Linux? Request it here! (tip)
If you have critical applications that you MUST be able to use on Linux, please take a minute to let us know what they are, and we'll see what we can do to nudge the folks who create them. Together, your voices will count for more than they would separately.

12 Jan 2006
Adding Storage to a Mixed NetWare/Linux Cluster (tip)
Dean Giles explains how to add storage to a mixed NetWare/Linux cluster so it's detected by the other OS.

12 Jan 2006
Highlighting Word Searched in Text Files (trench)
Jim Limmer explains how to highlight a word (or string) for which you are searching in a text file or log.

12 Jan 2006
Installing iFolder v2.1.3 on Windows 2003 (tip)
Roy Lopez shares some tips to help you install iFolder v2.1.3 on Windows 2003.

12 Jan 2006
10 steps to Password Protect SUSE's Grub Bootloader (trench)
Kory Sonnier provides an excellent explanation of how to make Grub and the boot process a little more secure.

12 Jan 2006
TBX.NLM (tip)
Geoffrey Carman shares what he has learned about the new TBX.NLM that replaces TOOLBOX.NLM.

12 Jan 2006
Uptime Workhorses: Still Crazy after all these Years (trench)
Updated with new screen shots: A few years ago we ran a contest to see how long your NetWare servers had been running. At that time, Charlie White had an old NetWare 3.12 server tucked away in the datacenter that faithfully kept on going year after year. He sent us a new screen capture of his NetWare NFS Server running on NetWare v3.12 showing that it has been up and running now for over 6 years! Can you top that? Let us know.

11 Jan 2006
Using Hard Drives to Backup GroupWise (tip)
Michael Bruner explains how he uses hard drives to backup GroupWise instead of relying on tape. Sweet!

11 Jan 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Adding Date Headings (tip)
When long lists of messages seem to crowd your GroupWise folders, you can make things look a little more organized (even if they're not) by adding date headings. Here's how you do it.

11 Jan 2006
Leaving the Dark Side: Migrating from Outlook to GroupWise (feature)
Here are some great ideas from readers who migrated from Outlook to GroupWise and lived to tell about it (excellent decision, btw). If you have other ideas to add, we'd love to hear from you.

11 Jan 2006
Avoiding LDAP errors after Initial GroupWise Deployment (tip)
Rae Duncan explains why so many of the users were getting LDAP errors right after GroupWise was deployed, and how they fixed it.

11 Jan 2006
Making Sure Your Sent Items get into the Right Shared Folder (tip)
If you have trouble remembering to file sent items in the appropriate Shared Folder, here's a trick from Mr. Trickey.

10 Jan 2006
Export/Import Installation Sources into YAST (tool)
Scripts to allow for the exporting or importing of installation sources into YAST.

5 Jan 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Wrapping Text in OpenOffice.org Spreadsheet Cells (tip)
As the office suite for Novell Linux Desktop, OpenOffice.org is made up of powerful composing tools. In the next few weeks, BrainStorm will point out some OpenOffice.org tips and tricks that may help you get even more out of OpenOffice.org. This week learn where to find the "wrap text" command in OpenOffice.org Spreadsheet.

5 Jan 2006
Recovering GRUB after being overwritten by Windows (tip)
If you have a dual-boot machine where you installed Linux first, then Windows, you may have lost your GRUB boot loader. Heinz Hartfiel explains how to fix this.

5 Jan 2006
Migrating without the Migraines, Part 3: AMP and iSCSI on Open Enterprise Server for Linux (feature)
Here is part 3 of Linda Kennard's series on "Migrating without the Migraines" in Novell Connection magazine. Linda explains how to move existing files associated with Apache, MySQL and PHP/Perl off of a server running NetWare 6.0 or NetWare 6.5 onto a single Open Enterprise Server for Linux. She also shows you how to set up Open Enterprise Server for Linux to access an iSCSI Storage Area Network.

5 Jan 2006
LinuxWorld Magazine: Novell OES vs. Windows 2003 Server (feature)
Jon Walker provides a great feature by feature comparison between Novell OES and Windows 2003 Server.

4 Jan 2006
Repairing a lost Primary Domain without a Backup (tip)
Gert-Jan de Boer explains how to recover a GroupWise system with multiple post offices where the Primary Domain has crashed, and there's no backup. Useful tip to tuck in your back pocket for (knock on wood...) the random, unforeseeable calamity.

4 Jan 2006
Keeping Users from Scheduling a Resource Too Far in Advance (tip)
Matthew Shuter shares a neat trick for preventing people from co-opting the most popular conference rooms for the entire foreseeable future (you know who you are.) Keep things fair with the help of this little tip.

4 Jan 2006
The Mystery of the Disappearing Email (feature)
Dena S. has a mystery on her hands. Her email keeps vanishing from her mailbox, without any apparent reason. Come see what might make this happen, and how to fix it. Freshly updated with other ideas.

4 Jan 2006
OPEN CALL: Monitoring Internet Email (tip)
Tim H. is looking for a way to help his company monitor Internet email traffic conducted by their employees. If you have any ideas, please let us know.

4 Jan 2006
Why does SKYPE block sound on SUSE? (feature)
Adrien Kwok explains why, and how to fix it.

4 Jan 2006
RPM Error Installing Packages (tip)
Toris Russell offers a solution for the "ERROR(InstTarget:E_RpmDB_subprocess_failed)" error.

4 Jan 2006
OPEN CALL: Adding a Note to One of the Auto-date Appointments (tip)
We got an interesting request from Claudia M. who is seeking a way to add a note to just one of the instances of an Auto-date appointment. Frankly, we're stumped. Anyone got any sneaky ideas for this?

31 Dec 2005
PortaMail 2005 (tool)
Synchronize the latest Windows Mobile based devices with GroupWise 5.5+/6.5+/7.x+

29 Dec 2005
Advansys Releases Formativ Update for GroupWise 7 (tip)
Heads Up: Advansys has released version 2.0.1 of Formativ - Novell GroupWise Client Extender, which gives users the unique ability to quickly and easily extend the GroupWise client. Check it out.

29 Dec 2005
Migration Path from NetWare 6 (tip)
Greg Jandrain is looking for the best migration path from NetWare 6, as well as a way to get GroupWise onto its own server. Here's his plan. If you have other migration advice, we'd love to hear from you.

28 Dec 2005
Creating Custom Roles, Tasks and Property Books for Printer Operators (tip)
James Denton explains how to create custom roles, tasks, and property books to assign access control for printer operators.

28 Dec 2005
Dekart Logon (tool)
Password-replacement solution for Windows PCs and Novell Client.

22 Dec 2005
iPrint-like Printer Maps for NDPS Environments (tool)
Provides an internet protocol handler (prnt:) to install printers on Windows 2000/XP clients via an HTML page similar to Novell's iPrint maps.

21 Dec 2005
Novell Open Enterprise Server Linux Entitlement Tool (tip)
If you are deploying Novell Open Enterprise Server, did you know that you're entitled to deploy a number of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 servers with updates and support? Use this handy Entitlement Calculator to find out how many SUSE Linux Enterprise Server activation codes you're entitled to.

21 Dec 2005
Running Rconj on Linux (tip)
Darko Delinac provides a simple solution for running rconj on Linux. All you need is a working Java environment and 4 files from your NetWare server.

21 Dec 2005
Fun Fun Fun -- Open Enterprise Server Support Pack 1 (tip)
If you haven't seen it yet, check out this article by Ken Baker in the Novell Connection magazine. Learn about the new features and product updates in Open Enterprise Server Support Pack 1.

21 Dec 2005
Remove the Novell Client from a Remote Workstation in Silent Mode using ACU (tip)
Nasirkhan Mohibuddin explains how to remove/uninstall the Novell Client from a remote workstation in silent and unattended mode using ACU.

21 Dec 2005
Whitfield School Goes Open Source with SUSE (tip)
Whitfield School, of St. Louis, Missouri, has recently implemented a campus-wide network consisting of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Novell Linux Desktop machines.

20 Dec 2005
Setting up POP3 and IMAP4 (tip)
If you're having trouble setting up POP3 and IMAP4 on your GroupWise system, this little tip from Dave Simons might be just the answer.

20 Dec 2005
Mines and Solitaire Game Review (feature)
Scott Morris introduces a couple of fun games for the Gnome Desktop.

20 Dec 2005
Heads Up: GroupWise 7 End-User Computer-Based Training from BrainStorm Now Available (tip)
Since all your organization's end users aren't on the same level when it comes to knowing GroupWise 7 features, BrainStorm has developed a new kind of computer-based end-user training for GroupWise 7 - a CBT with predefined courses. Worth a look.

20 Dec 2005
apropos: Command-Line Power Tool (tip)
Would you like to become more adept at using the command line? Scott Morris introduces one command that will help with this very thing.

19 Dec 2005
Dutch Record Shop Chain Migrates 1000 PCs to KDE on Novell Linux Desktop (tip)
The Dutch Free Record Shop has decided to deploy stripped-down Novell Linux Desktop machines as the point of sale systems in their retail shops. From the looks of things, the entire company is moving over to SUSE-based solutions for all of their needs.

15 Dec 2005
AppNote: Installing NetWare 6.5 SP4a / OES-NW SP1 onto HP Blades (appnote)
Updated: Greg Riedesel describes how to install NetWare 6.5 SP4a or Open Enterprise Server SP1 - NetWare to an HP Bladeserver, using HP supplied tools. At the end of the process you will have a blade image from which installations of Open Enterprise Server - NetWare can be run quickly.

15 Dec 2005
Howto: Organising Thunderbird to save mail, filter spam and trash junk mail (feature)
Stomfi shares some helpful tips on how to use Thunderbird.

15 Dec 2005
Workaround for problem joining a new node to the Cluster in NetWare 6.5 SP4a (tip)
Corrado Ferilli shares his solution for a problem he had when trying to join a new node to the cluster in NetWare 6.5 SP4a. Error "CLUSTER--<2090>: Join retry, some other node acquired the cluster lock".

15 Dec 2005
Adding other File Systems or Network Resources to your NSS File System (tip)
J.R. Wessels explains how to add other file systems or network resources to your Novell NSS directory structure.

14 Dec 2005
Novell Linux Desktop 9 Review (tip)
Peter Judge, from ZDNET, has provided a praising review of Novell Linux Desktop 9. He outlines his personal experience with it, and observations on how it is suited for a business environment.

14 Dec 2005
Setting up Thin Clients (LTSP) on Novell Linux Desktop (trench)
Interested in setting up your Novell Linux Desktop machines as thin clients? This article by James Tremblay will show you how to do this very thing.

14 Dec 2005
TKInfo Tool (tool)
Script that creates four reports for monitoring information about keys.

14 Dec 2005
How'd They Do It? (feature)
The winners of the desktop competition share how they set up their winning desktops. They have links to wallpapers, articles, resources, and lists of packages they used in their creations.

13 Dec 2005
The Downsides of Deleting a Shared Folder (tip)
Being the owner of a Shared Folder is a little like being the owner of a puppy. It's fun, but it comes with some downsides. Most notably: you can really make people cranky if you delete a folder you shared with them. Here are some gotchas you should be aware of, so you can be a responsible Shared Folder owner. OPEN CALL: If you have anything to add to this, we'd love to hear from you.

13 Dec 2005
Bugs Everywhere! Sober Virus revisited. (feature)
A few weeks ago we ran a story encouraging GroupWise Administrators to run a sweep against their GroupWise Post Office database to look for viruses that had crept into the message store. Here is a follow-up from one organization that followed that advice.

13 Dec 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Searching Message Attachments (tip)
When you know you received an attachment that contains important information for your current project, but you can't remember who sent it to you or what the message itself contained, you can use GroupWise to search the contents of your attachments, not just the attachment list. Here's how you do it.

12 Dec 2005
Troubleshooting Installation Problems ("Windows error 3") (tip)
When installing an NDK component with the executable installation download you may get the message "Windows error 3 occured while loading the Java VM." Here is a quick workaround to solve the issue.

12 Dec 2005
Easy paste to pastebin.ca (tool)
Paste file content from Stardard Input to pastebin.ca.

8 Dec 2005
List Meta-Data Archive (tool)
Lists files with the meta-data archive bit set.

8 Dec 2005
Folder Sync (tool)
Yet another synchronization tool used to keep defined pair of folders in sync.

8 Dec 2005
Simple Password Self-Service (tool)
Allows users to change their own password.

8 Dec 2005
DupeTrace 1.5 (tool)
Utility to "play back" an LDAP trace file.

8 Dec 2005
AppNote: Location-Based Printing for Metaframe Services (appnote)
This AppNote by Eric Belcher details the installation of location-based printing facilities for Citrix Metaframe using Novell iPrint.

8 Dec 2005
Automating GroupWise Monitor on Windows and NetWare (feature)
The GroupWise Monitor Agent requires Windows or Linux and cannot be run as a NLM. Setting up GroupWise Monitor to be online automatically, all the time, is not as easy as one might think. The good news is, it is doable. In this configuration the "Agent" is running on a Windows server and the "Application" (Web) piece is running under NetWare Apache. Martin Zinaich shares the details.

8 Dec 2005
Advansys Formativ used to assist victims of Hurricane Katrina (feature)
Many of us are familiar with the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent hurricanes in the Gulf Coast region. Come see how one organization utilized its GroupWise newsletter system to call for help from its thousands of participants and members.

8 Dec 2005
Distribute Printer Drivers Across the Network with RSYNC (tip)
Florian Deckert shows you how you can use RSYNC to distribute printer drivers across the network.

8 Dec 2005
AppNote: RSYNC Q&A - An Open Discussion (appnote)
Updated with new Question: Gary Childers has provided answers to some of the most common questions that he has received about using RSYNC. If you have other questions about RSYNC or would like to share how you are using the utility, send them in here.

7 Dec 2005
Quick and Easy Installation of GroupWise Monitor (feature)
Want to be able to quickly resolve GroupWise issues and monitor their GroupWise System without having to build a machine specifically for monitoring their GroupWise System. Installing GroupWise Monitoring seems a little overwhelming, particularly the web server pieces. Matt Ray shows you just how easy it is to do.

7 Dec 2005
Have Your Workstation Notify You of Problems (tip)
Randy Saeks provides a script that will allow you to set up a machine to notify you if it is having trouble with something.

7 Dec 2005
Batch Resize Images Using Imagemagick (tip)
Mike Farrell illustrates how easy it is to batch resize a directory full of images in a single command.

6 Dec 2005
Desktop Competition Results (trench)
And the winning desktop submission is...

5 Dec 2005
List TSA Utility (tool)
List the SMDRs and TSAs available and test the connections to both on a server.

5 Dec 2005
Business Class (SLES & NLD) Vs. Consumer Class (SUSE Linux) (tip)
Name similarities and name changes have left some wondering which Novell Linux product is best suited for their. Here is a quick review of the differences.

2 Dec 2005
Volume lister (tool)
Lists 255 possible volumes and their names.

1 Dec 2005
Howto: Compile and install GIMPShop on SUSE 9.3 (feature)
GIMPshop is a hacked version of GIMP 2.2.4 that has been modified to resemble PhotoShop. In this Howto article, Stomfi explains how to install it on SUSE 9.3.

1 Dec 2005
Tips and Tricks Using QuickFinder Server 4.0! (feature)
QuickFinder is one of Novell's little-known gems. And yet, you've probably used it many times since it's the search engine used, without alteration, on Novell.com and the award-winning Novell Support Web sites. The best part is that you probably already own it ...QuickFinder Server ships with Open Enterprise Server on both NetWare and Linux platforms and has been shipping with NetWare since version 5.1!

1 Dec 2005
How to Load the Azureus BitTorrent Java App on NetWare (tip)
Rodney Crossman shares instructions on how to load the Azureus BitTorrent Java Application on NetWare

30 Nov 2005
Speed Up Linux Installation (feature)
Tony Vickers showcases a slick way to speed up the installation of SUSE Linux-powered platforms.

30 Nov 2005
HOWTO: Mount Netware Servers in Linux Through /etc/fstab (trench)
H.R. ter Veer explains how to mount Netware Servers using the /etc/fstab file.

30 Nov 2005
Bypass Trashcan When Deleting Files (tip)
Umesh shows us how easy it is to delete files outright instead of placing them in the trashcan.

30 Nov 2005
Customize Apache's Default Error Pages (tip)
Dominic Mendes shows how easy it is to customize the error pages displayed by Apache.

30 Nov 2005
Workaround for Error when installing iManager 2.5 on SUSE 9.3 (tip)
Rudi Synoradzki explains what to do if you're installing iManager 2.5 on SUSE 9.3 and you get an error that Red Carpet failed to connect to the local iManager channel.

29 Nov 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Creating Multiple Calendars (feature)
Between different projects at work, your personal schedule, and company events, your GroupWise calendar may begin to get a little muddled. You can make it clear again by creating multiple, color-coded calendars in GroupWise 7.

29 Nov 2005
EMAIL Viruses attack Computers Worldwide over Thanksgiving Holiday (feature)
Last week during the US Thanksgiving Holiday, a flurry of fast moving viruses attacked computers worldwide. GWAVA strongly recommends updating your anti-virus signature files and then run a virus scan against your GroupWise post offices to determine if your system has been compromised. Here's how you do it.

29 Nov 2005
MailXplorer (tool)
Show all file- and message-attachments of a selected GroupWise message in a treeview.

29 Nov 2005
Sync Center 2.0 (tool)
Maintains file synchronization between different volumes or servers as scheduled.

23 Nov 2005
Formativ Applet: Mark All Read (tool)
Marks all messages as read in the selected folder and its subfolders.

22 Nov 2005
Formativ Applet: Firefox Bookmarks (tool)
Show your Firefox bookmarks in a Formativ Portal.

22 Nov 2005
NCPSync.nlm (tool)
Synchronize two directory subtrees by NCP.

21 Nov 2005
Building a 604,000-User GroupWise 7 System (feature)
During the 2005 GroupWise EMEA Summit at The Hague, The Netherlands, the goal was to demonstrate the scalability and proven stability of GroupWise. They used GroupWise 7 running on Fujitsu Siemens hardware and Novell Open Enterprise Server, and the results were astounding.

21 Nov 2005
Beta Testers Needed: GW noDMS (tip)
The guys at ROVABU NetWorks have written another 'Custom-R-Tools' tool called "GW noDMS". This tool will let those who don't use GroupWise DMS remove all the GroupWise DMS-related features from their GroupWise Win32 client. They're looking for beta testers, so if you're a non-DMS kind of shop, check it out.

18 Nov 2005
System Information (tool)
Collect critical system information for easy reference in one text file.

17 Nov 2005
How to configure LUM on a new SUSE workstation (feature)
Got OES and NLD? Cool Solutions contributor Edward van der Maas shows you how to get LUM configured on a new SUSE workstation.

17 Nov 2005
HowTo: Create a Dialog Console-Based Configuration Helper - Part 3 (feature)
In the last part of this HowTo series, Stomfi shows you how add a Network module to the fixit system.

17 Nov 2005
Enable Webdav Tech in Apache 2 (trench)
Dominic Mendes explains how to enable Webdav technology in Apache 2.

17 Nov 2005
How to Single Sign On to GroupWise and the Novell Client for Linux on your Linux Desktop. (feature)
Joe shares how to Single Sign On to GroupWise and the Novell Client for Linux on your Linux Desktop.

15 Nov 2005
GroupWise Clustering Basics: Part 4 (feature)
In this final installment, Gregg Hinchman explains the ins and outs of creating a Cluster Resource and Cluster Volume, and gives an excellent overview of Business Continuity Clusters.

15 Nov 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Blocking and Displaying HTML Images (tip)
If you're sick of clicking to display HTML images in GroupWise 7 from sources you trust, here's how you can block only HTML images that could be a security risk.

15 Nov 2005
Partner Announcement: GWAVA and Kaspersky Lab (tip)
Heads Up: GWAVA, the worldwide leader for Novell GroupWise management and security solutions, has formed a partnership with Kaspersky Lab that will allow GWAVA to bundle Kaspersky Anti-Virus with the GWAVA scanning engine. Find out more.

14 Nov 2005
Host a Domain on Your SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Box (trench)
How to host your own SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with a Cable Modem connection on the internet using a real DNS name.

14 Nov 2005
Use keyboard shortcuts at the command line (trench)
The bash shell offers a lot of power for interacting with the command line. By default, the shell uses an Emacs-like mode to edit lines, which you can change to a vi-like mode. The mode you choose largely depends on which editor you're most comfortable with.

14 Nov 2005
Make Firefox more powerful for Linux with these three tweaks (tip)
The Firefox Web browser is quickly becoming one of the most prominent Web browsers available. The fact that it is cross-platform makes it a comfortable browser for users who have to use more than one OS. There are, however, a number of hidden "gems" that you can enable that make Firefox even more powerful than it is "out of the box."

14 Nov 2005
Linux Equivalents of DOS Commands (trench)
Domnic Mendes provides a list of common DOS commands and their Linux equivalents.

14 Nov 2005
Fine-Grained File Permissions (trench)
Nikanth explains how to get fine-grained control over file permissions. Good tip.

14 Nov 2005
Fun with E-Mail Signatures (tip)
Christian Boltz has written a fine article on how to randomize your email signatures.

14 Nov 2005
OES/Linux Patch Installer (tool)
Script to interactively install patches using rug.

11 Nov 2005
Upgrading NetWare 6.0 Servers to OES using ZENworks Server Management (tip)
Freshly added - instructions for ZENworks 7! Check out these white papers from Martin Irwin -- ZENworks Server Management Upgrading and Patching Methodologies. Among other things, these papers includes instructions for how to use ZENworks to upgrade to Open Enterprise Server, apply NetWare patches, and a whole raft of other essential tasks.

10 Nov 2005
HowTo: Use a Webcam as a Magic Mirror - Part 2 (feature)
In part 2 of this HowTo article, Stomfi looks at web cameras and their software and explains what requirements must be met to make sure the system is usable.

10 Nov 2005
Patch Existing PHP Web Server to Make it NetWare Compatible (tip)
Florian Deckert shares some scripts that will patch your existing PHP web server to make it NetWare compatible.

10 Nov 2005
Forcing NIC Speed and Duplex on OES Linux (tip)
Updated: Dave Bogdan shares his solution to permanently set the NIC speed and duplex on OES Linux.

10 Nov 2005
GroupWise Address Book Wizard (tool)
Enables a user to Import/Export to/from any GroupWise Address Book from/to any file in either csv, txt or xml format.

8 Nov 2005
GroupWise Clustering Basics: Part 3 (feature)
Gregg Hinchman shares his actual GroupWise system design, and explains the helpful utilities he relies on when clustering GroupWise.

8 Nov 2005
Helping Employees Get the Most out of Technology (feature)
If you have ever struggled to get your users to use a new software package, you may be going at it all wrong. Check out this interesting piece about how to construct training that people will actually learn from.

8 Nov 2005
Cisco, GW-Unify, Novell GroupWise - Unified Messaging for Mobile Users (feature)
If your users need to be able to manage work while they are away from their desktops, check out this story about how GW-Unify provides a seamless integration between Novell GroupWise and Cisco's Unified Messaging system without requiring a change in email platform or requiring the need for additional program software.

8 Nov 2005
Archive To Go for Novell GroupWise ships (feature)
Archive To Go moves GroupWise data from expired mailboxes to CD/DVD or Disk for storage and access. GroupWise client not needed for accessing.

7 Nov 2005
Detach and Reattach Console Sessions (tip)
Scott Morris shows how to detach and reattach console sessions (even on different machines).

7 Nov 2005
Running Processes in the Background and Bringing To the Foreground (tip)
If you need to run a job in the background and then bring it back to the foreground, this tip by Scott Morris will be of use to you.

7 Nov 2005
Information About Your System (tip)
Need to get info about your machine? Scott Morris shows how to access detailed data about your hardware and operating system with a few simple commands.

4 Nov 2005
FavsToIFolder (tool)
Make your IE Favorites consistent across all your different computers with no effort.

4 Nov 2005
Connecting Evolution to a GroupWise 7.0 Server (trench)
Joe Harmon gives us a play-by-play of how to connect Evolution to a GroupWise 7.0 Server using SUSE Linux or Novell Linux Desktop

3 Nov 2005
Enabling Thermal Sensor Drivers (tip)
Most computers have integrated temperature-sensing circuitry which can be used to monitor the temperature of the CPU, motherboard chip set, etc. In SUSE Linux the drivers for these circuits is not enabled for default. This tip explains how to enable the drivers and access the temperature information

3 Nov 2005
Novell Linux Desktop End User Training Kit Now Available (tip)
BrainStorm, Inc., the Novell Authorized End User Training Partner, in conjunction with Novell, is pleased to announce the availability of its new Novell Linux Desktop 9 End User Training Kit. The kit includes everything users will need to get started with and use the Novell Linux Desktop productively.

3 Nov 2005
Running YAST Online Update From The Command-line (trench)
YaST Online Update, otherwise known as YOU has the ability to be controlled through a command-line interface. This is very handy if updates need to be installed in scripts, or to install updates quickly with a minimal interface. In this article, Kirk Coombs explains how to do this.

3 Nov 2005
SECURITY: Preventing Hacking Attempts (trench)
Chander Ganesan shows how to block brute force attacks on your ssh server.

3 Nov 2005
SECURITY: Deny access to accounts that mis-type passwords several times concurrently. (tip)
Chander Ganesan shows how to increase security by deactivating accounts where the password has been mis-typed several times in a row.

3 Nov 2005
Workaround for Missing Volume Object (tip)
When Tim Rath tried to create a new cluster volume resource using an existing NSS volume, the volume object he selected disappeared. Read his solution here.

3 Nov 2005
HowTo: Disable CTRL+ALT+DEL in Novell Linux Desktop (tip)
This type of thing can be useful for users of VNC. If this key combination is pressed, the local operating system usually catches it, rather than sending it to the remote operating system. This is an explanation of how to disable the key combination for the local machine.

2 Nov 2005
GAIM: Cool and Advanced Features (feature)
What are some of the coolest features of Gaim? Scott Morris digs deeper into the instant messaging client to show us.

1 Nov 2005
GroupWise Clustering Basics: Part 2 (feature)
In Part 2 of this serialized article from Gregg Hinchman's new book, Gregg discusses many important aspects of smart cluster hardware design.

1 Nov 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Dragging Items to the Navigation Bar (tip)
You may have noticed that when you use the Home View in GroupWise 7, you somehow don't organize or clean up your mailbox quite as often. Here's a little tip that can help you keep things tidy.

31 Oct 2005
SQL2LDAP (tool)
Enable administrators of Novell networks to import user details from a SQL server to create the NDS user leaf objects.

27 Oct 2005
HowTo: Use a Webcam and PC as a Magic Mirror - Part 1 (feature)
This HowTo describes an "open patent" system which combines SUSE Linux, a webcam, a real mirror, some lighting, and some shell scripts interfaced to the GUI with Runtime Revolution and a couple of Linux apps, into a tool for helping people choose wearable products.

27 Oct 2005
Hosting iPrint Maps on Remote Server (tip)
Greg Riedesel shows you how to configure your iPrint Map so it can be hosted on a remote server.

27 Oct 2005
Application Core Files in SUSE Linux (feature)
Aaron Gresko explains what "core files" are in Linux. He tells us why they're good, when we should need them, and who should use them.

27 Oct 2005
Configuring Client 4.91(SP1) For Easy to Use C2S VPN (tip)
When implementing C2S VPNs, Thomas Schoope is often asked how to simply switch from VPN to inside usage and back. Here is his solution.

25 Oct 2005
Prevent Unwanted Files (tool)
Server-based tool to prevent unwanted files from using resources on your network.

25 Oct 2005
Installing the Latest (As of Oct 2005) FreeNX Server on Novell Linux products (feature)
Move over VNC, FreeNX is taking the stage. If you have ever wondered if there's anything better than VNC for remote desktop access - there is. Peter Van den Wildenbergh does a great job of explaining how to get FreeNX configure to work on Novell Linux products.

25 Oct 2005
Linux File Types (tip)
Scott Morris shows how easy it is to find out the filetype of a file on your system.

25 Oct 2005
GAIM: Fully Featured Instant Messenger for Gnome (feature)
Scott Morris showcases the Gaim Instant Messenger client. Gaim is currently one of the most popular instant messaging clients in use.

25 Oct 2005
Auto Adjust Volume on X Session Login (tip)
Alwin Kumar Rathinam explains how to make sure your volume is set properly on your sound when you log into your desktop environment.

25 Oct 2005
Support GroupWise on Linux with Free GroupWise Webaccess Administration Menu - From GWAVA (feature)
Tay Kratzer shares his nifty WebAccess Administration Menu - From GWAVA to help make supporting GroupWise on the Linux platform easier.It is a free BASH Shell script that runs on the Linux platform.

25 Oct 2005
Using GroupWise to Collect Info for Status Reports (tip)
Do you have to (semi) regularly submit a status report to the Powers That Be? Do you have trouble keeping track of all the various tasks and projects that you've completed or are working on because it's all a blur (multi-tasking!)? Wouldn't it be nice to have a way to jog your memory of items that may be pertinent to your status report? Read on.

25 Oct 2005
GroupWise Clustering Basics: Part 1 (feature)
Gregg Hinchman has just written a new eBook called Success with Clustering GroupWise 7, that will soon be available for purchase. To whet your appetite, he has graciously shared the entire Chapter 1 with Cool Solutions, and we are presenting it in serial format beginning this week. Snap on your reading glasses and dive in.

25 Oct 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Setting up Gaim (feature)
If you haven't discovered the instant messaging client on your GNOME Novell Linux Desktop, this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip will help you get set up to chat.

24 Oct 2005
iPrint Map Links (tool)
Modified version of map tool to handle geographical maps.

24 Oct 2005
Multi-Server Monitoring System Vers. 3.20 (tool)
A new very useful tool for a real-time, continuous control of servers' activities and connections between them.

21 Oct 2005
Using Novell Solutions to Provide Integration with Citrix Products (tip)
Check out this great new White Paper from Novell Consultant David Shepherd. This document details how to integrate Novell and Citrix technologies using the latest products available from both companies

20 Oct 2005
Combining Rsync, Quickfinder and NetStorage for Fun and Profit (feature)
Scott Flowers explains how to take advantage of centralized backup data to do search indexing with Quickfinder, and then deliver content from the search results via NetStorage.

20 Oct 2005
Using RPM Verify to Monitor Changes to System Files (feature)
It is important for administrators of critical server systems to be able to track changes to files on their systems. Tracking file changes helps detect accidental or malicious modifications such as viruses, root kits, or hacking activity. This article explains how to set up RPM to track these changes.

20 Oct 2005
OPEN CALL: Calculating Actual Email Usage (tip)
Bryan K. is wondering how other people accurately track email usage for their systems without using a third-party tool. If you have found something that works, let us know.

20 Oct 2005
Autostart of Novell Client for Linux Upon Session Login (trench)
Jim shows us how to automatically log into the Novell Client for Linux upon logging into a desktop session.

20 Oct 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Viewing Other Folders as Panels (feature)
The Home View folder is not the only folder in GroupWise that you can view using panels. You can view any of your folders, including your mailbox and calendar in panels. For each folder, you can create custom panels that show you what you need to know at a glance.

20 Oct 2005
Avoiding AW:AW:AW: in your Subject Lines (tip)
Heads Up for German WebAccess users, from Wolfgang Kantner.

20 Oct 2005
Troubleshooting a Common Error (tip)
If your endusers encounter the infamous "Program has Encountered an Error" message, here's a quick fix that seems to work in a lot of situations.

20 Oct 2005
Helping Users through a GroupWise Rollout (feature)
My colleague Dave Fowler suggested this at the start of our initial GroupWise rollout: worked a treat.

20 Oct 2005
Connecting Evolution to Exchange (trench)
Ruud van der Zwet explains to us his experience of successfully getting his Evolution email client to communicate with Microsoft Exchange.

20 Oct 2005
SUSE versus Red Hat for Support (tip)
Find out exactly what support is available with the purchase of SUSE compared to Red Hat.

17 Oct 2005
How to Install ConsoleOne 1.3.6e on Your Linux Desktop (trench)
Joe Harmon explains in a step-by-step process, how to install ConsoleOne on to Linux.

13 Oct 2005
Use getent to Display LUM Users On a Linux Workstation (tip)
Aaron Gresko explains how to use the getent command to display all of the local and eDirectory users the system knows about.

13 Oct 2005
Avoid Partitioning Problems When Installing Linux from an Installation Source (tip)
Aaron Gresko gives some simple advice to avoid boot problems while using different installation media.

13 Oct 2005
Making sure GWTSA.NLM gets Updated (tip)
Charles Love explains what to do if GWTSA doesn't upgrade properly when you upgrade to GroupWise 7.

13 Oct 2005
Email Investigation with Nexic Forensics (tip)
Nexic's Angela Williams chimes in on the topic of how to investigate specific email accounts for security reasons.

13 Oct 2005
HowTo: Create a Dialog Console-Based Configuration Helper - Part 2 (feature)
In part 1 of this HowTo article, Stomfi showed you how to develop a fixit system, a utility for helping a newbie fix common SUSE configuration problems from the command line. In part 2, you'll learn how to add the help files.

13 Oct 2005
How To Debug Login Script and Mapping Issues Using the Novell Client for Linux Products (feature)
There are a couple of ways to debug the login script itself. One is using a DEBUG command inside the login script itself and the other is using a custom debug file. Debugging mapping issues can only be done using a custom debug file. This article explains this.

13 Oct 2005
SysUpTime Network Management System (tool)
Efficiently and proactively manage any network of any size.

13 Oct 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Window Behavior (feature)
In GNOME, you can either set your windows to roll-up or to maximize when you double-click the title bar. Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to find out how.

13 Oct 2005
Document Your NetWare 6.5 Installation (tip)
Henny van der Ben shares a template he uses to document his NetWare 6.5 installations. It walks you through the NetWare installation process and prompts you for your settings as you install it.

13 Oct 2005
XChat: Excellent IRC Client (feature)
Are you looking for a nice IRC client for Linux? Scott Morris introduces XChat, an IRC client for Linux.

13 Oct 2005
Korn: A Monitor for Your Email Accounts (feature)
Would you like to know when you get email in your various accounts? Scott Morris introduces a small applet that runs in your system tray that will do just that.

10 Oct 2005
Tip: Move GroupWise User's Word List to their Profile Directory (tip)
Bryan Keadle shares a batch file he created that will move the default user word list from C:\ to the user's profile directory.

6 Oct 2005
Quick Access to System Preferences in KDE (feature)
Scott Morris shows an easy way to get access to the KDE control center.

6 Oct 2005
Kopete: KDE Instant Messenger Client (feature)
In part 2 of this series, Scott Morris goes a bit more in depth of what the Kopete Instant messenger client can do.

6 Oct 2005
Managing Users and Groups From The Command Line (feature)
Scott Morris shows how easy it is to manage users and groups from the command line. He gives specific commands and examples, making this a great tutorial for people new to Linux.

6 Oct 2005
Hacking Your Cellphone With Linux (feature)
Scott Morris shares an experience connecting his LG-VX6100 cell phone to Linux. He was able to manage contacts, wallpapers, ring tones, calendar items, SMS messages, and call records, all with Linux.

6 Oct 2005
Troubleshooting OTRS Installation Problems on OES Linux (tip)
Matt Midson explains how he solved some problems he had when installing OTRS on OES Linux.

6 Oct 2005
HowTo: Create a Dialog Console-Based Configuration Helper - Part 1 (feature)
This HowTo article shows you how to use dialog to develop a shell-based utility that will display configuration files, display help, and launch the relevant shell-based configuration tool for SUSE.

5 Oct 2005
Printing Your Beautified Calendar (tip)
Would you like to print a colored and edited calendar view? Here's one way to do it.

5 Oct 2005
Seeing System Messages in your Preferred Language (tip)
Dutch reader Dave Simons found it annoying to see English messages for such things as letting him know when another user had opened his email. He explains where you go to switch it to Dutch (or whatever language you prefer).

5 Oct 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Arranging Panels (tip)
Come learn how to customize your Home View by arranging your panels.

29 Sep 2005
Synchronize Directories with rsync (trench)
There are many cases when it is useful to keep two directories in sync with each other. Examples include mirroring a FTP server and performing backups. This, and other uses for rsync are found in this article.

29 Sep 2005
How to Define Printer Properties on Windows Workstations (tip)
Emmanuel Oettinger shares a tip on how he sets the printer properties on a Windows workstation.

29 Sep 2005
Using RSYNC to Distribute a MySQL Database to a NetWare Server (feature)
In a previous article, Florian Deckert showed you how to use RSYNC to distribute a static web server to a NetWare server. In this article, he explains how to distribute a MySQL database.

29 Sep 2005
HowTo: Use Synergy to Control Several Workstations from One Keyboard and Mouse (feature)
Synergy lets you share a single mouse and keyboard between multiple computers with different operating systems. If you have several computers on your desk, you might want to give it a try. Take a look at this new HowTo article for instructions on how to install it.

29 Sep 2005
Solution for Virtual Office Problem after Upgrading to OES SP1 or NetWare 6.5 SP4 (tip)
Danny Grasso shares his solution for a problem he had with Virtual Office after he installed the OES SP1 or NetWare 6.5 SP4 patch.

29 Sep 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Adding Custom Home View Panels (tip)
In addition to the pre-defined panels you can add to your Home View, you can also create custom panels that point to any folder you've created. Here's how to create and add a custom panel to your Home View.

28 Sep 2005
Consultant's Corner: Post Office Sizing Best Practices (feature)
Gregg Hinchman shares what he's learned after years of consulting with people who've created unmanageably huge post offices and need weeks to run GWCheck. Enjoy!

28 Sep 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Adding Menu Items (feature)
You can customize your GNOME Programs menu to contain the programs, folders, or document templates you use most often. Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to find out how.

28 Sep 2005
SendToX (tool)
Free up SYS: volume space.

28 Sep 2005
Tips for Installing Service Packs on Several Servers (tip)
Geoffrey Carman shares a few tips on how he installs service packs to several servers.

28 Sep 2005
Cardiff University's Success with Formativ and GroupWise (feature)
Stephen Kennedy, Senior IT Engineer at Cardiff, found that providing for the broad range of GroupWise user and department needs was not easy. The Helpdesk was receiving an overwhelming number of inquiries for expanding the capabilities of GroupWise in a wide variety of ways that would make people more efficient. Come see why they selected Formativ to help them meet their customization goals.

28 Sep 2005
Heads Up: New products from our partners at Omni Technology Solutions (tip)
Here are a couple of new products that you might want to take a look at if you need to use Palm devices and Nokia cell phones to get at your GroupWise stuff.

28 Sep 2005
Sorting out Sorting in GroupWise 7 (feature)
We've received a few questions about sorting and thought it would be good to clear things up. We've add the suggestions sent in for our Sorting Contest, as well. Thanks to everyone who submitted entries.

27 Sep 2005
Tab2NAB (tool)
Use Excel to manage GroupWise address books.

27 Sep 2005
User Management in YAST (feature)
Last week, Scott showed how to administrate users and groups in KDE. This week, he shows how to do this in YAST.

27 Sep 2005
NetApplet: Internet Connection Management Tool (feature)
Scott Morris introduces a great system tray applet that will help in managing your network connections.

27 Sep 2005
Kopete: Instant Messenger Client for KDE (feature)
Scott Morris introduces an Instant Messaging client built specifically for the K Desktop Environment.

26 Sep 2005
Setting Up the iPrint Client to Use the Local iPrint Printer Map (tip)
Ron Imsland shares a solution he came up with that will redirect users to their local iPrint printer map when they click on the iPrint icon and select "Find/Install printers".

21 Sep 2005
Automating GWCheck for Cached/Remote Mailboxes (feature)
Matt Ray shares some ways you can automate the maintenance of people's cached mailboxes. Very handy indeed!

21 Sep 2005
If GroupWise on Novell Linux Desktop Leaves You Hanging (tip)
Occasionally the GroupWise cross-platform client will hang on Novell Linux Desktop. If that happens to you, try this little script to kill it nicely.

21 Sep 2005
Create a Picture Gallery for the Internet using Gwenview (feature)
Scott Morris explains how to make a picture gallery for your website using Gwenview.

21 Sep 2005
KAppFinder: System Menu Update Tool (feature)
Scott Morris introduces a cool application that will help update your K Menu if necessary.

21 Sep 2005
System Logs: Your Key to Successful System Administration (tip)
Scott Morris reminds us that one of the essential keys to the quick location of system problems is in checking the logs.

21 Sep 2005
HowTo: Use tput in a shell data entry system - Part 4 (feature)
In part 4 of this HowTo series, Stomfi shows you how to create adjustment scripts and add reporting to the system.

21 Sep 2005
Game Reviews: KMines and KPatience (trench)
Scott Morris introduces two classics of desktop games, a mine sweeper game called KMines, and a Solitaire game called KPatience.

21 Sep 2005
Moving to Linux: The Paradigm Shift Explained, Part Three (feature)
In the last of the series, Scott Morris explains more of the things to expect when upgrading to Linux.

21 Sep 2005
THE BUZZ (feature)
We've invited Richard Bliss, The GroupWise Evangelist, who travels the world preaching GroupWise, to fill us in on what is happening with GroupWise in the great big world.

21 Sep 2005
Patching Open Enterprise Server Tips and Tricks (feature)
Aaron Gresko gives some quick and easy tips on patching Open Enterprise Server.

21 Sep 2005
KUser: Easy User Management in KDE (feature)
Scott Morris provides a quick tutorial on the use and application of KUser, the user management tool for the KDE desktop.

21 Sep 2005
KRandRTray: Quick Access to Desktop Configuration (trench)
Scott Morris introduces a slick tool that gives quick access to desktop settings.

21 Sep 2005
System Keyboard Shortcuts in Gnome (feature)
Scott Morris shows how to set keybindings in the Gnome desktop to speed up efficiency and improve productivity on your Linux machine.

21 Sep 2005
Kate: Cool Tips and Tricks IV (feature)
This is the final article in a series by Scott Morris outlining the powerful features of Kate, the text editor for KDE.

21 Sep 2005
Using strace to Debug Programs in Linux (trench)
The utility strace can be quite handy, if you know how to use it correctly. Aaron Gresko gives us the low-down.

21 Sep 2005
The Perfect Connection - Migrating without the Migraine: iFolder and iPrint on Novell Linux (tip)
Don't miss this new article in the Novell Connection magazine. Linda Kennard shows you how to upgrade Novell queue-based printing on a server running NetWare 5.1 or later to Novell iPrint on Open Enterprise Server for Linux. She also explains how to deploy Open Enterprise Server for Linux as a standalone Novell iFolder 3.1 server.

21 Sep 2005
The NetWare Toolbox: Now Available (tip)
Heads Up: Rob Bastiaansen recently released a new book that has 100 tips and tricks that will help NetWare system administrators solve and prevent problems in their NetWare environment. Get the details here.

21 Sep 2005
The BUZZ - 21 Sept 2005 (tip)
Have you heard?...The GroupWise 7 North America tour is the event that just keeps on going. Due to overwhelming demand and record turnout in many of the cities scheduled for the GroupWise 7 tour, Novell has added more than a dozen new cities to the tour.

20 Sep 2005
German Television and Radio Broadcasting Company looks to extend GroupWise Client (feature)
For large and small companies alike, the tasks of maximizing return on investment and increasing efficiency are on top of the priority list. Hessischer Rundfunk, or hr, a radio and TV broadcasting company from Germany, is no different. Specifically, hr is concerned about maximizing the return on investment of their IT infrastructure and providing solutions that exploit efficiency. Come see how they did it.

20 Sep 2005
Introduction to Bash Scripting (feature)
Scott Morris introduces bash scripting and shows a simple example of how to harness this powerful tool for your benefit.

19 Sep 2005
Down (tool)
Down the Server from Command Line or Batch Job.

19 Sep 2005
Is there a way to renew a DHCP address on your Linux desktop? (trench)
Joe Harmon shows us how to renew your DHCP address...

15 Sep 2005
Preview Beta available: Archive To Go (tip)
This week Advansys released the preview beta of a new administrator tool, Archive To Go, a mailbox exporter for GroupWise. This tool lets you make a portable snapshot of a GroupWise account for a departing user, rationalizing inactive accounts, legal discovery or additional backup. Worth a look.

15 Sep 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Enlarging Fonts and Icons (feature)
If you're still using a magnifying glass to see the icons and text on your panels and your GNOME desktop, check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to learn how to enlarge all the aspects of your GNOME environment.

15 Sep 2005
A Tour of NFS (feature)
Kirk Coombs gives us an overview of how NFS works.

15 Sep 2005
Scripts to Migrate Default Printer and iPrinter Settings to New Computer (feature)
Adam Reno shares two scripts that will migrate all the iPrint printers, default printer and LPT port captures from a user's old computer to their new computer.

15 Sep 2005
HowTo: Use tput in a shell data entry system - Part 3 (feature)
The first two articles in this series showed you how to use the "tput" command to develop a terminal based data entry system. Part 3 continues with the development by using the "dialog" command as a replacement for "tput" in the same scripts.

15 Sep 2005
The BUZZ - 15 Sep 2005 (tip)
This week the BUZZ comes to you from BrainShare Barcelona Spain. I have been here this week checking out GroupWise events here at BrainShare Barcelona.

15 Sep 2005
Turbocharge an SSH Connection with screen (feature)
Kirk Coombs shows how to make an SSH connection more useful with the screen command.

15 Sep 2005
Even More Pros and Cons of Tape Backup Solutions (trench)
Here's the sequel to the original article, which achieved gargantuan proportions and has been settled into its permanent spot in the Vault. Come see the new suggestions, and feel free to add your own.

15 Sep 2005
Avoiding a Timeout When Entering IP Address During NetWare 6.5 Installation (tip)
Geoffrey Carman shares a tip on how you can avoid a very annoying pause of several minutes or timeout when installing NetWare 6.5 and trying to enter the IP address.

14 Sep 2005
GWAdresboek.exe (tool)
Addressbook from Dutch to English.

13 Sep 2005
Kwebget: Nice frontend for wget (feature)
Scott Morris showcases a nice gui-based tool that uses wget as its backend.

13 Sep 2005
Moving to Linux: The Paradigm Shift Explained, Part Two (feature)
Scott Morris continues with the series designed to help people with the move to Linux.

9 Sep 2005
AdRem Free Remote Console 5 (tool)
Free remote access to NetWare server console.

8 Sep 2005
HowTo: Use tput in a shell data entry system - Part 2 (feature)
In part 1 of this HowTo article, Stomfi showed you how to create a shell terminal based data entry system using "tput" and other cursor and screen attribute commands. In part 2, you'll learn how to use adjustment scripts to read and select a relevant line from a data file, display the data and allow it to be edited.

8 Sep 2005
AppNote: Configuring an OpenSLP DA on OES or SUSE Linux Enterprise Servers (appnote)
Peter Strifas explains how to configure your SLP environment to use OpenSLP on Novell's OES based on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as a Directory Agent. He also explains how to configure a Novell Client on a Windows workstation to use SLP services from the same OES-SLES server.

8 Sep 2005
Moving to Linux: The Paradigm Shift Explained, Part One (feature)
Scott Morris explains how to get used to using Linux for users upgrading from Windows platforms.

8 Sep 2005
Rectifying Xsession boot up issue due to corrupt software installation (trench)
Installing third party software could result in a corrupting the xsession bootup process.

R Mohamed Razikh Ulla gives us an easy way to identify and solve this problem.

8 Sep 2005
Kate: Cool Tips and Tricks II (feature)
This is the second in Scott's series about Kate, an excellent text editor for KDE.

8 Sep 2005
VMware: Guest OS Issues (feature)
Paul McKeith gives us various tips on using SLES9 or OES on a Windows XP machine through VMware. The following tips are provided:

  • Fix for: Can't Perform a GUI based Install
  • Switching Between Virtual Consoles
  • Fix for: X-Server GUI not Working After Install
  • Installing VMware Tools
  • Fix for: Display Problems with Virtual Consoles (tty1-6)
  • 8 Sep 2005
    Massachusetts switches to OpenDocument (tip)
    The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, after much debate, research, and investigation, has proposed and ratified a complete switch to the OpenDocument v1.0 format, to be enforced January 1st, 2007.

    8 Sep 2005
    The Effective Service Desk and Novell (trench)
    This article explains how to select an IT Service Desk/Help Desk Solution which can leverage specific features, as well as your overall investment in ZENworks, GroupWise, eDirectory and Identity Manager.

    7 Sep 2005
    Discovering Unused Mailboxes: Revisited (tip)
    Amanda Weldy discovered an old article we'd last updated in 2001, and thought it was time to explain how easy this is in current versions of GroupWise.

    7 Sep 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Adding Pre-Defined Home View Panels (tip)
    One of the most customizable features of GroupWise 7 is the Home View. Over the next few weeks BrainStorm Cool Tips will show you all the ways you can customize your Home View. This week, learn how to add pre-defined Home View Panels.

    7 Sep 2005
    GroupWise 7 Client Quick Start Cards now available (trench)
    Now you can learn all about the new features in GroupWise 7 (and all the old ones, too) with the new GroupWise 7 Quick Start Cards from BrainStorm, Inc. Find out more.

    7 Sep 2005
    Success with Advansys - Custom-R-Tools (trench)
    Advansys shares a success story illustrating how Custom-R-Tools used Formativ to extend GroupWise for Alpha Groep, an international textiles and trading company in the Netherlands. Alpha Groep employees now enjoy press button integration between GroupWise and their corporate CRM application. To learn how it was done, read the full story here.

    7 Sep 2005
    THE BUZZ - 07 Sep 2005 (trench)
    Come find out what's going on with GroupWise and its Partners.

    7 Sep 2005
    Easy Alternative to Email Surveillance (tip)
    Reveal from GWAVA makes it easy to audit an individual user's mailbox within a GroupWise Post Office, or search an entire domain with multiple post offices for a single message or for widespread abuse. Learn more about it in this article by Richard Bliss.

    31 Aug 2005
    Open Enterprise Server Support Pack 1 Now Available (feature)
    Heads Up -- Open Enterprise Server SP1 is now available! SP1 adds to the strengths of the original Open Enterprise Server release with even greater capabilities in management scalability, global security, end-user productivity, deployment agility and business continuity. Download it today!

    31 Aug 2005
    How to use Branch Office to Replicate an Intranet Web Site and Redirect Users to Nearest Copy (feature)
    Florian Deckert explains how to use Branch Office NetWare servers to replicate a central intranet, and automatically redirect users to the nearest copy.

    31 Aug 2005
    HowTo: Use tput in a shell data entry system - Part 1 (feature)
    This HowTo describes a shell terminal based data entry system using "tput" and other cursor and screen attribute commands to create a useful and sophisticated interface without using a GUI. A basic inwards/outwards goods system is used as the platform to show these and other shell features including the use of functions.

    31 Aug 2005
    Configuring FreeRADIUS on Open Enterprise Server for Linux (tip)
    Eric Champagne explains how to configure FreeRADIUS on OES Linux with LDAP authentication and Linksys WRT54G.

    31 Aug 2005
    How to Redirect all Web Traffic on Server to Port 443 (tip)
    Cade Carvell shares a script he created that will redirect all web traffic on a specific server to port 443.

    30 Aug 2005
    GroupWise biggest E-mail stats (tool)
    This perl script processes the output of GWCheck or ConsoleOne where you select Expire Statistics Items larger than...

    30 Aug 2005
    GroupWise in the Legal World: Organizing Legal Case Calendars using GroupWise (tip)
    Here's a very smooth idea that will help everyone connected with a legal case to see all the scheduled hearings and depositions without cluttering up their own calendar. We love this!

    30 Aug 2005
    Restoring PO and Domain after a Disk Crash (tip)
    Sandro Belotti explains what to do if you find you can't restore your PO using GWTSA following a catastrophe like a disk crash.

    30 Aug 2005
    The BUZZ - 31 Aug 2005 (tip)
    Come find out what's going on with GroupWise and its Partners.

    30 Aug 2005
    Service Command in /etc/init.d/ (tip)
    Give Novell Linux Products the same service functionality at Red Hat or Fedora with this neat little script by Stomfi.

    30 Aug 2005
    Village of Gurnee and GW-Unify (feature)
    Recently, the Village of Gurnee deployed GW-Unify from ALI for voicemail, email, and fax integration. GW-Unify is the first product to offer this integration between Novell GroupWise and Cisco phone system users. Click here to read the entire success story.

    30 Aug 2005
    BlackBerry Crash Course for Executives (tip)
    Bring your executives up to speed on BlackBerry in less than an hour with Consilient's newest course, BlackBerry for Executives. Executives put to their thumbs to the test and learn how BlackBerry works with GroupWise - learning everything from email, calendar and contacts, to phone and how to access the Internet.

    30 Aug 2005
    Investigating Email Abuse (tip)
    Michael Taylor explains how to provide your Human Resources department with access to a user's mailbox if they need to investigate them. If you work in an industry that requires strict control of your employees' email for security purposes, this one's for you.

    29 Aug 2005
    VIM: Console Text Editor (feature)
    Scott Morris provides a gentle introduction to one of the most powerful text editors available.

    29 Aug 2005
    Forcing Thunderbird to Open Hyperlinks in Firefox (feature)
    Scott Morris provides some instructions on how to force Thunderbird to open hyperlinks in Firefox. This can be adapted for any browser you prefer.

    29 Aug 2005
    PDFTOHTML: Format conversion utility (feature)
    Scott Morris discusses a great tool for converting PDF files to HTML.

    29 Aug 2005
    Konqueror goes fishing (feature)
    Scott Morris illustrates Konqueror's inherent ability to understand and speak 'fish', it's version of the secure shell protocol.

    29 Aug 2005
    KDirStat: Visual Disk Space Mapper (feature)
    Scott Morris introduces a tool that gives a graphical representation of disk space usage. It's nice to have this for system administration.

    26 Aug 2005
    Updating Open Enterprise Server (tip)
    If you need to update Open Enterprise Server, this article will explain how to do this.

    26 Aug 2005
    Registering Open Enterprise Server (tip)
    This article talks about how to register OES.

    26 Aug 2005
    Updating Novell Linux Desktop (tip)
    This article is about how to update Novell Linux Desktop through Red Carpet.

    26 Aug 2005
    How to Register Novell Linux Desktop 9 (tip)
    This is an article on how to register your copy of Novell Linux Desktop 9

    24 Aug 2005
    HowTo: SUSE 9.3 plus sound & wireless on an IBM Thinkpad 600 (feature)
    This article explains how to get sound working on the IBM Thinkpad 600 using SUSE and Alsa and how to set up Ethernet and wireless pcmcia cards. The section on wireless network configuration will be interesting and useful to anyone who wants to set up wireless networking on SUSE Linux, no matter what computer hardware boxes they are using.

    24 Aug 2005
    AppNote: Novell Client Settings with Windows Terminal Server (appnote)
    Gary Childers explains how to install and configure the Novell client on a Windows Terminal Server.

    24 Aug 2005
    How to configure MySQL for NSS File System in OES for Linux (feature)
    This article by Rekha Bhaskaran describes how to configure MySQL server to use the NSS file system on Novell Open Enterprise Server for Linux.

    24 Aug 2005
    Performance Tuning Installation Tips (feature)
    Kirk Coombs shows us some optimization tips.

    24 Aug 2005
    Basics: Partitioning Hard Drive for Linux Install (feature)
    Stomfi covers the basics with how to install Linux on an existing Windows hard drive partition, and how to choose default boot options.

    24 Aug 2005
    Encrypting Data Partitions (feature)
    Kirk Coombs shows how to encrypt data partitions.

    24 Aug 2005
    Printing More than 30 Pages via NDPS (tip)
    Royce Robinson shares his solution to a problem he had after upgrading to 6.5 SP3 with NDPS printers not printing jobs with more than 30 pages.

    24 Aug 2005
    Changing a Regular URL into one with a Tilde without Annoying your Users (tip)
    Greg Riedesel shows you how to use mod_rewrite and mod_proxy to add a tilde to a user's home directory url.

    23 Aug 2005
    Making GroupWise Open in Calendar View (tip)
    If you're one of those people who likes to see their calendar before they read their mail (you know who you are), you'll enjoy this handy little tip.

    23 Aug 2005
    GroupWise PDA Connect Tool (tip)
    With GroupWise 6.5 SP3 or later, you can use the GroupWise PDA Connect Tool to synchronize your Palm or PocketPC PDA with your GroupWise mailbox.

    22 Aug 2005
    BlackBerry Experience on non-BlackBerry Devices (trench)
    Thinking of deploying BlackBerry devices for wireless access to GroupWise? You might also like to consider non-BlackBerry devices. Come see how our partners at Toffa can lend a hand.

    19 Aug 2005
    Quick Intro to Klipper (tip)
    Scott Morris showcases a small utility called Klipper.

    19 Aug 2005
    Novell Linux Desktop 9 Support Pack 2 Overview (tip)
    Joe shares a bit of info on SP 2 for NLD.

    19 Aug 2005
    How to Install NLD 9 SP2 from Physical Media (trench)
    Joe shows us how to install NLD 9 SP2 from DVD or CDs.

    19 Aug 2005
    Is It Possible To Install Support Pack 2 While Installing Novell Linux Desktop 9? (trench)
    Joe explains how this is done.

    18 Aug 2005
    Home directory checker (tool)
    Simple automated checker for home directories without users.

    18 Aug 2005
    Novell Ships GroupWise 7 (feature)
    Heads Up: GroupWise 7 is now available! GroupWise 7 delivers significant advances to increase end-user productivity such as integrated e-mail and instant messaging, enhanced Microsoft* Outlook* support and a pre-bundled license of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. Get all the details here.

    18 Aug 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Changing Your Look (tip)
    This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip shows you how easy it is to change the look of your GroupWise client.

    18 Aug 2005
    The BUZZ - 18 August 2005 (trench)
    GroupWise News and Commentary by Richard Bliss: This week in the BUZZ we announce the shipping of GroupWise 7 and the support of 3rd party products.

    18 Aug 2005
    Migrating from Exchange to GroupWise 7 (feature)
    Novell GroupWise 7 is the leading alternative to Microsoft Exchange. By migrating to GroupWise, you'll strengthen security, increase productivity, reduce costs and more. Read this new product brochure for all the details.

    17 Aug 2005
    Tips to help you stop the Zotob Worm (tip)
    Although the latest Zotob worm does not spread through email, it may very well be impacting you anyway. Here are a few practical tips to help you stop it from entering your network..

    17 Aug 2005
    Backdoor into a Server that is Locked by Scrsaver (tip)
    If you ever need to get into your server and scrsaver has locked your console screen, you'll appreciate this very helpful tip.

    17 Aug 2005
    If you can't open the ACT! Database (tip)
    Maurice de Laat offers another solution to this problem.

    17 Aug 2005
    How to Passthrough your DLU Credentials to the Member Server (tip)
    If you are using DLU and IDM or Account Manager to synchronize passwords, you can't automatically map to resources on your Windows Domain Member servers. Here's a nice workaround from Mark Harrison.

    17 Aug 2005
    HowTo: Use Javascript and Frames and Forms in a Web Site Part 2 (feature)
    This HowTo continues from Part 1 to show you a practical example of using Javascript and Frames using the web pages of the previous website article to navigate via a side bar menu. It also shows you how to create a simple form for emailing a quick inquiry.

    17 Aug 2005
    Open Enterprise Server Scores High in Clear Choice Test (tip)
    Check out this great review of Open Enterprise Server posted recently in NetWork World. They made it jump through significant hoops in their test lab, and it came out smelling like a rose. (Sorry to mix metaphors.)

    16 Aug 2005
    Cache Remove (trench)
    Script to assist in removing cached files that may be corrupted.

    16 Aug 2005
    Review: Linux Kernel Development Second Edition (feature)
    Kirk Coombs provides a great review of this book.

    16 Aug 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Granting Permission (feature)
    By default, others cannot edit the files or directories you create on your Novell Linux Desktop. To allow others to edit your files, you'll have to grant them permission. Find out how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    16 Aug 2005
    Using the "Magic System Request Keys" (feature)
    The System Request keys are great for debugging or for use on a non-production system. Enabling the System Request keys introduces a security risk--allowing any local or remote user to send commands such as SIGKILL or HALT to the system.

    16 Aug 2005
    Checking for a Support Pack on a Linux Desktop or Server (feature)
    Joe shows us how to check for a support pack on Novell Linux Desktop or Server.

    11 Aug 2005
    How to update Novell Linux Desktop 9 to Support Pack 2 using Red Carpet. (feature)
    Joe explains how to update your Novell Linux Desktop 9 to use the Support Pack 2 through Red Carpet.

    11 Aug 2005
    Converting a PDF to a text file (tip)
    Ever received a PDF file that you wished you could just copy and paste into another document? pdftotext is the file for you.

    11 Aug 2005
    GroupWise Messenger on your Pocket PC PDA and Smart Phone (trench)
    Omni has just announced the public beta of Omni GroupWise Messenger for Pocket PC PDAs and Smart Phones. Find out more and download the beta here.

    11 Aug 2005
    Setting GroupWise as Default Email Client (tip)
    Jimmy Williams shares a tip on how to set GroupWise as the default profile when sending email from MS Office applications.

    9 Aug 2005
    Getting to Know Open Enterprise Server SP1 (feature)
    Open Enterprise Server SP1 is just about ready for action, so we thought we'd give you a sneak peek at what's inside.

    9 Aug 2005
    iPrint Troubleshooting (feature)
    Geoffrey Carman shares some very useful troubleshooting tips and best practices advice for using iPrint. Enjoy!

    9 Aug 2005
    Consultants Corner: Tips for Upgrading to GroupWise 7 (feature)
    If you're planning on upgrading to GroupWise 7, make sure you check out this article by Gregg Hinchman. He shares some tips that will help make your upgrade to GroupWise 7 easier.

    9 Aug 2005
    Customizing Bootable Overlay CDs (tip)
    Jason Shropshire needed to do multiple installations for NetWare 6.5 SP3 and wanted to customize the installation with a response file, and consolidate the overlay CDs to a DVD, without making it unbootable. Here is how he did it.

    9 Aug 2005
    Transparent Panels in Gnome (feature)
    Jason explains how to use the updated transparency feature in the panels of Gnome 2.6.10.

    9 Aug 2005
    Work With User Selection Icons In KDM (trench)
    Aaron gives us some tips on how to tweak KDM to more suit personal preferences.

    8 Aug 2005
    Add Novell Support to Your Firefox Search Engine (tip)
    If you're using Firefox to surf the web, check this out. It's a snap to add the Novell Support, Novell Documentation, or a zillion other search engines to your favorite list to be able to search directly from the Firefox Web Search bar. Gary Childers lays it all out.

    4 Aug 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Adding Navigation Tabs (tip)
    The new GroupWise 7 Navigation bar can help you access the GroupWise folders you use most often. The Home, Mailbox, Calendar, Sent Items, and Contacts tabs are available by default, but you can also add other tabs for folders that you access often. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    4 Aug 2005
    Easy Synching of Contact Info (feature)
    Here's a nice idea that will help you simplify life for your users. Come see how to set up an LDAP server so users can simply drag and drop their company contacts into any personal address book and sync them with any electronic device supported by GroupWise without losing the Cell Phone numbers.

    4 Aug 2005
    Enterprise Calendar Dates 1.1 (trench)
    Advansys is pleased to announce the release of Enterprise Calendar Dates 1.1, which makes it even easier for administrators to populate team and organization-wide calendars. Find out more and download a free 30-day trial here.

    4 Aug 2005
    THE BUZZ - 04 August 2005 (trench)
    This week in the BUZZ we cover the GroupWise Market Survey Report, LinuxWorld and other news. Check it out.

    4 Aug 2005
    Cool, Clean and Collected (feature)
    Read about all the new features of GroupWise 7 in this new Novell Connection article by BrainStorm.

    4 Aug 2005
    Submit a Tip (tip)
    Share your experiences using Novell GroupWise. Just send us a tip about using (or installing, deploying, troubleshooting, etc.) GroupWise, and start earning points in the Novell Rewards Program. Find out more.

    2 Aug 2005
    Configure an Open Enterprise Server (Linux based) Installation Source to Register with SLP (trench)
    Configuring an installation source to register with SLP is normally done by the YaST Installation Server module. The Installation Server module does not correctly handle Open Enterprise Server (OES) installation sources, however, so creating the installation source is done using a script.

    2 Aug 2005
    Working around Rconag6 Gotchas (trench)
    Rconag6.nlm is the IP-based replacement for Remote.nlm. However this created a few issues that Geoffrey Carman found annoying. Here's how he worked around the issues, freshly updated with some additional info.

    2 Aug 2005
    Where are my users in iFolder 3.0? (feature)
    The iFolder 3.0 plugin makes managing your users much easier than in previous versions of iFolder, but it takes a little getting used to. Jenn Bitondo explains how to add new users to iFolder 3.0, and how to get your other users to show up as well.

    2 Aug 2005
    Basics: WLAN interface as the Default (feature)
    Basics: Stomfi uses Samba and YAST to help Linux recognize Windows shares while using two Network Interface Cards.

    2 Aug 2005
    HowTo: Use Javascript and Frames in a Web Site Part 1 (feature)
    This HowTo shows you a practical example of using Javascript and Frames, using the web pages of the previous website example, to navigate via a side bar menu. It also shows you how to create a simple form for emailing a quick inquiry.

    2 Aug 2005
    Server Abend at Startup on DBNET6.NLM -- NetWare 6 and 6.5 (tip)
    If you experience an abend on startup, here's a workaround that's worth a try. Freshly updated with new information.

    1 Aug 2005
    University sees savings in Linux (tip)
    De Montfort University is anticipating major cost savings and service efficiencies from using open source Linux as well as Novell's identity management software.

    1 Aug 2005
    Fix VMWare Graphical Installation Problems When Installing SUSE Linux (trench)
    When installing a SUSE Linux distribution in VMWare, the graphical install either fails to start and sends the install to text mode or the graphical YaST screen is split into four sections in the display.

    1 Aug 2005
    Setting Firefox as the Default Browser In SUSE Pro (feature)
    I set Firefox as the default browser when I first ran it. When I click on hyperlinks in certain applications, like GroupWise, Konqueror loads. Why isn't Firefox my default browser?

    1 Aug 2005
    Make Room for Linux Apps (tip)
    Now that Linux is mainstream, many system administrators need to know how to incorporate Linux into their existing networks. Here are some ways to do this.

    28 Jul 2005
    How Dave Does It (trench)
    We found Dave Muldoon on the streets of Hollywood, talking about GroupWise to just about anyone who would listen. As it turns out he may have some "underground" knowledge, skills and experience that could prove useful to other GroupWise Administrators. So, we've asked Dave to share how "he does it" by providing some of his ideas, processes and procedures on GroupWise Cool Solutions.

    28 Jul 2005
    Understanding and Managing GroupWise Archives (feature)
    Does the GroupWise Archive seem like a black hole? Are you afraid stuff you put in there will disappear, be impossible to find, or will (shudder) go up in flames if your PC dies? Dave Muldoon will put your mind to rest, and have you archiving like a madman before the day is over.

    28 Jul 2005
    HowTo: Create a simple Document Management Application Part 2 (feature)
    This HowTo shows you how to create a simple Document Management System using the Shell and Runtime Revolution. Stomfi has used some new shell tools RunRev functions this week, to expand your knowledge a bit more.

    28 Jul 2005
    Enable the InstantMessagingID Field in eGuide with the GroupWise Messenger User ID (feature)
    Want to display your Instant Messaging ID in your eGuide record? Piece of cake. Pam Robello tells all.

    28 Jul 2005
    Taking advantage of some of the new GroupWise 7 WebAccess features while still running GroupWise 6.5 (feature)
    If you're not quite ready to upgrade your system to GroupWise 7, your users can still start using some of the cool features that have been added to GroupWise WebAccess. (Can you say, Drag and Drop?) Come see how to set it up.

    28 Jul 2005
    THE BUZZ - July 28 (trench)
    GroupWise News and Commentary by Richard Bliss: This week in the BUZZ we cover the GroupWise Market Survey Report, LinuxWorld and other news. Check it out.

    27 Jul 2005
    Configuring iFolder Applet to make DNS Calls over TCP (tip)
    This is a good tip, but please but be warned, removing iFolder is risky. As a matter of fact, removing any of the OES components and reinstalling them is very temperamental. But if you need to do it, and you're feeling frisky, this is worth a look.

    27 Jul 2005
    Connecting to a NetWare FTP Server over SSL (feature)
    Bill Mercer shares a step-by-step explanation to an end-user of how to configure CoreFTP Lite for FTP over SSL with a NetWare server.

    27 Jul 2005
    OES Patch Channel Not Present After Activating Open Enterprise Server (Linux based) (tip)
    After activating Open Enterprise Server using rug or Red Carpet, if you find that the oes patch channel is not present, check out this tip from Aaron Gresko.

    27 Jul 2005
    How to Install NDPS Printers on Windows XP (tip)
    Rick Darter explains how he sets things up so users can connect to an NDPS printer on Windows XP.

    27 Jul 2005
    Mapping and Disconnecting NetWare Volumes using Commands - with and without Novell Client (feature)
    Think you need the Novell Client to map NetWare volumes? Think again. If you don't have the Novell Client, you can't do it the easy login script way. But you still have some command-line and batch file options to help you get the job done without manual intervention. Novell's Girish Mutt tells all.

    26 Jul 2005
    Time Synchronization using Extended Network Time Protocol (xntp) (trench)
    Need to set the time on your machines? Here's a great way.

    26 Jul 2005
    CheckInstall (tool)
    Install programs so they can be removed even if compiled and installed from source.

    25 Jul 2005
    Space Replace 1.0.1 (tool)
    Script to replace all spaces in file and directory names in a given directory (even recursive if you want).

    25 Jul 2005
    Reset Your Lost Root Password (trench)
    Kory Sonnier explains some simple steps to resetting the root password for your system, should you forget it.

    21 Jul 2005
    Adding RSS News feeds to Virtual Office (feature)
    There are a lot of RSS News feeds out there that are a great source of information. Here is how you serve them up with Virtual Office 1.5+.

    21 Jul 2005
    Workaround for Problem when Adding Another iSCSI Server for Cluster Backup (tip)
    Deepak Sharma offers a good look at verifying if your cluster nodes installed correctly. This could help someone who ends up with a similarly botched system.

    21 Jul 2005
    Keeping an Eye on Tomcat under NetWare (tip)
    Dirk Engels shares a nifty method of getting the Tomcat screen loaded. Enjoy!

    21 Jul 2005
    Cluster Enabling The GroupWise API Gateway (feature)
    Stuart Park shares a solution he came up with to cluster enable the GroupWise API Gateway.

    21 Jul 2005
    Sneaking Peeks at Sequoia (GroupWise 7) - Part 5 (feature)
    GroupWise 7 WebAccess has an updated look and feel as well as some new features that users have been asking for. In part 5 of our Sneaking Peeks series, Jon Myers explains how to use one of the new features in WebAccess: Drag and Drop.

    21 Jul 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Simplifying the Folder List in GroupWise 7 (tip)
    The way you navigate among your folders and items in GroupWise 7 has changed to make finding items easier and more intuitive. One of the ways to make navigation easier in GroupWise 7 is to simplify your folder list to show only your cabinet. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    20 Jul 2005
    Novell Linux Desktop Goes to Australia (tip)
    An article from Australian IT claims that Australia is set to put Novell Linux Desktop on to 475 government desktops.

    20 Jul 2005
    ContactWise 7.2 Now Available (trench)
    Don't miss this opportunity to obtain a Free Download of the new release of the powerful GroupLink® CRM / SFA (sales force automation) solution that leverages your investment in GroupWise, eDirectory, NetWare or Linux!

    18 Jul 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Installing Templates (feature)
    You can create a document right from your GNOME desktop if you install the templates you use often. Find out how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    15 Jul 2005
    How to upgrade the Novell Client for Linux (feature)
    There are three supported ways for upgrading the Novell Client for Linux. These three methods are via Terminal, Yast2, or Red Carpet. We will go over each one individually so that you can determine which one fits your needs.

    15 Jul 2005
    How to uninstall the Novell Client for Linux (feature)
    There are three supported ways for uninstalling the Novell Client for Linux. These three methods are via Terminal, Yast2, or Red Carpet. We will go over each one individually so that you can determine which one fits your needs.

    14 Jul 2005
    Making Your Full SYS Volume Mount (NetWare 4.11) (feature)
    What would you do if your NetWare 4.11 SYS volume filled up and wouldn't mount anymore? Here's your cool solution.

    14 Jul 2005
    Enabling Telnet service in NetWare 5.1 (tip)
    If you are unable to get a connection when you're trying to Telnet in NetWare 5.1, this nice tip will show you how to fix it.

    14 Jul 2005
    Configuring Virtual Office to let Users Login with their Email Addresses (feature)
    Some companies want to allow their users log into corporate applications using their email addresses. Here's how you set that up for Virtual Office.

    14 Jul 2005
    How to Mirror Open Enterprise Server Patches with ZENworks Linux Management 6.6.1 (feature)
    Mirroring patches is a great way to save bandwidth and update multiple systems in a network. This article from Aaron Gresko demonstrates how to set up a ZLM server and get a mirrored OES patch channel running on it. Patching OES systems from the mirrored channel is also covered.

    14 Jul 2005
    The BUZZ - July 14 (trench)
    GroupWise News and Commentary by Richard Bliss: This week's BUZZ highlights two company's recent announcements that focus on some aspect of reading employee's email for HR, Security, or legal needs. Another thing to watch for, GroupWise Messenger has an Archiving option that can be set by the administrator. A word of warning. Don't use corporate Email or Corporate Chat resources to discuss things that should be left in private. BIG Brother IS watching.

    14 Jul 2005
    GroupWise on your Java Phone? Absolutely! (trench)
    Access GroupWise email, calendar, tasks, notes and checklists directly from a Java phone. Omni Syncaphone leverages your existing GroupWise installation by running on NetWare, SUSE Linux or Windows. Find out more and download a free 30-day trial.

    14 Jul 2005
    Sneaking Peeks at Sequoia (GroupWise 7) - Part 4 (feature)
    We've been putting a lot of bright lights around GroupWise 7 this year and we're continuing to do so throughout the launch process. In part 4 of our sneaking peeks series, Jon Myers discusses one of the brightest additions to GroupWise 7: Multiple Calendars.

    14 Jul 2005
    Removing Large Attachments/Email to Free up Space (tip)
    Large attachments/email in the archive are consuming most of the allotted space in the user's home directory. Here's a quick tip from Jason Grindley on how to free up some space.

    14 Jul 2005
    Tip for MAPI Session Handle Error (tip)
    Stratos Kouvrakis shares his solution on what to do if you get the following error: "The 'MAPI Session Handle' of the Novell GroupWise 'Object Request Broker' could not be accessed. The address book cannot run (error status: 0x80004005)."

    14 Jul 2005
    Speed up Saving or Forwarding Large Attachments (tip)
    Robert Cremers shares a short tip on how to speed up saving or forwarding large attachments.

    14 Jul 2005
    HowTo: Create a simple Document Management Application Part 1 (feature)
    This is a simple but extensible GUI document details management system which allows you to look up records with search terms, add new records, and edit existing ones. It allows you to have multiple subject databases, and can use networked symbolic links for a corporate wide system. The system can be modified to suit different needs, each user in a network having their own details input window and database file, yet can be accessed by everyone by using the standard set of shell tools. The system uses Runtime Revolution for the GUI windows and the bibliographic shell tools to index and look up the databases.

    14 Jul 2005
    BlackBerry Handheld Training (trench)
    Enroll your BlackBerry users in a handheld training course. In just two hours, users are taken through all the top tips and tricks so they're confident operating their BlackBerry. Find out more.

    14 Jul 2005
    Can Spam Today! Forever - Executive Guide (feature)
    Updated: Check out this new Anti-Spam Executive Guide co-produced by Novell and The Messaging Architects. You'll learn how spammers exploit your messaging servers and the importance of implementing a multi-layered anti-spam solution.

    13 Jul 2005
    AppNote: Getting Settable Parameter Values in NetWare (appnote)
    This How-to AppNote discusses how to obtain the values of command-line-settable parameters from a NetWare-loadable Module (NLM) and explores creating and maintaining your own settable parameters. (Freshly updated.)

    13 Jul 2005
    Disabling the Novell Send Message (tip)
    A school IT admin asked for a way to disable the Novell Send Message without touching each machine. Here are some ideas. Chime in if you have anything to add.

    12 Jul 2005
    The Enterprise Server Battle: What IT Managers Should Know (tip)
    Chuck Stevenson, CTO for Gupta Technologies, a provider of embedded relational databases, told LinuxInsider there are three top considerations when choosing any server platform: initial cost, long-term costs/ongoing maintenance, and longevity.

    11 Jul 2005
    The Importance of Running SUSEconfig After Installing (trench)
    Kirk Coombs explains the necessity of running SUSEconfig after installing a package with the rpm command.

    11 Jul 2005
    AppNote: How to Implement Login Scripts into a Pure Linux Environment (appnote)
    Written for existing Linux admins, this appnote explains in detail the various options and requirements for various Login Scripts in Linux. From LDAP to Crontab, this appnote is very informative.

    11 Jul 2005
    How to install the Novell Client for Linux (feature)
    There are three supported ways for installing the Novell Client for Linux (NCL). These three methods are via a Terminal, Yast2, or Red Carpet. We will go over each one individually so that you can determine which one fits your needs.

    7 Jul 2005
    Tip for Unsuccessful User Moves (feature)
    If you've ever had problems during a user move process, check out this article by Peter Cajka. He shares a trick that could be helpful.

    7 Jul 2005
    Moving a GroupWise Database to a New Volume or Server (tip)
    Kiril Stankov has provided step-by-step instructions on how to move GroupWise to a new volume or server. Check it out.

    7 Jul 2005
    Sneaking Peeks at Sequoia - Part 3 (feature)
    In GroupWise 7, there is a new feature that facilitates the navigation; appropriately named the navigation bar. The navigation bar can remove the need for a full folder list. In this week's sneak peek, Jon Myers explains how it works.

    7 Jul 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Sending Phone Messages (tip)
    Are you tired of returning from your lunch break to find your desk buried in sticky notes? By encouraging those around you to use the GroupWise phone message feature you can avoid the clutter and prevent messages from getting lost or misplaced. Follow the directions in this week's tip to send a phone message.

    7 Jul 2005
    Advansys Enterprise Proxy 1.1 (trench)
    Advansys is pleased to announce the release of Enterprise Proxy 1.1, which makes it even easier for administrators to audit and secure GroupWise Proxy Access rights quickly for individual or multiple users across the organization. Find out more.

    7 Jul 2005
    GroupWise Mailbox Size Parser (GWCHECK.LOG) (tool)
    Creates a neat HTM report of the GWCheck.log with the size of each mailbox.

    6 Jul 2005
    Customizing your GNOME Desktop (tip)
    Check out this cool Flash Demo. Come see how to resize your desktop icons, how to change from the icon view to the list view, how to keep a new window from opening for each folder, how to add things like a stock ticker, and much more.

    6 Jul 2005
    Installing a Printer on Novell Linux Desktop (tip)
    Check out this Flash Demo where Joe Harmon demonstrates the proper way to add a printer in GNOME on NLD. Next best thing to having him on the phone talking you through it. (And MUCH cheaper!)

    6 Jul 2005
    Filtering spam in Novell Evolution (tip)
    Bruce Byfield of newsforge.com has posted a great article on filtering spam in Evolution.

    5 Jul 2005
    If you Forgot your MySQL Root Password... (trench)
    Forgot your MySQL root password and don't want to lose existing data by reinstalling? You won't want to miss this great tip from Rodney Crossman.

    5 Jul 2005
    Avoiding Clarion SAN Issues by Configuring Startup.ncf Properly (trench)
    Here's a a really good hardware tip for those of you running Clarion SANs.

    5 Jul 2005
    Avoiding Unnecessary Traffic to DNS Server (trench)
    Microsoft Client OS's love to check in with dns every time they boot, renew, to update their entry in dns. David Souders shares his method of reducing that traffic.

    5 Jul 2005
    Mounting NetWare Volumes On NLD Illustrated (feature)
    Nowadays heterogeneous networks are common scenario everywhere. And with NLD being placed in between, any user in the network would have necessity of accessing their NetWare servers for one or the other need. Using built in command ncpmount any user can mount Netware Volumes on NLD. The cool solution is intended to explain mounting NetWare Volumes on NLD.

    5 Jul 2005
    HowTo: Create a Home Cooks Recipe Book using the Linux Shell and RunRev GUI Part 5 (feature)
    In this fourth part we finish developing the shopping list system. A shopping list is different from an ingredients list, which deals with cups and teaspoons, because its quantities are either in package sizes or piece quantities.

    5 Jul 2005
    Install Software With YAST From the Command Line (trench)
    Aaron shows us that YAST is much more than just a nice GUI tool...

    5 Jul 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Creating a Symbolic Link (tip)
    A symbolic link serves as a shortcut through the maze of folders on your hard drive. Read this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to find out how to create a symbolic link on your Novell Linux Desktop.

    5 Jul 2005
    Connecting from Windows XP to NetWare 4.11 (trench)
    In response to an OPEN CALL, Daniel Ball tells how to connect from WinXP to a NetWare 4.11 server. Updated with new suggestions.

    5 Jul 2005
    Review: Building Applications with the Linux Standard Base (feature)
    If you have ever wanted to learn more about the Linux Standard Base (LSB), then this book is your one-stop shop. Whether you are already familiar with the LSB, or have no experience with it, this book will provide valuable information.

    4 Jul 2005
    Going open source (tip)
    Some form of Linux is used in nearly 80 per cent of companies today. Most of them deploy it from a server level, and interest in desktop functionality is growing.

    4 Jul 2005
    Command-Line Versus Interfaced Apps in System Administration (tip)
    Some people argue that command-line is better for system administration. However, some people like the ease-of-use of interface-based applications. This article proposes that a combination of the two is probably the best way to go.

    3 Jul 2005
    Customize the BASH Prompt (tip)
    Interested in learning a bit more about customizing your BASH prompt? This article will show you exactly that.

    30 Jun 2005
    Fix Certificate Problems In Open Enterprise Server Caused By Updating Java2 (tip)
    Open Enterprise Server has an issue with Java2 updates and the cacerts keystore used by various Novell services to authenticate secure LDAP. If you've installed patch-9788 or patch-10258 then you probably have this problem. The problem is only an issue for systems with VirtualOffice and/or iManager installed and configured.

    30 Jun 2005
    xCHM (tool)
    Graphical CHM viewer for *NIX.

    30 Jun 2005
    Sneaking Peeks at Sequoia - Part 2 (feature)
    One major theme that you'll see throughout GroupWise 7 is enhanced user productivity. Now, you might be thinking, yeah, yeah we've heard this marketing speech before. Wait. This version really does go a long way to enhance end user's productivity-- keep reading.

    30 Jun 2005
    Formativ Applet: Emoticons for GroupWise (tool)
    A visual way to show how you feel when words just aren't enough. Updated: An additional 24 cool emoticons have been added to the default installation.

    30 Jun 2005
    GroupWise 7 - Sequoia Client Basics (feature)
    Here's an excerpt from the new book Dave (from How Dave Does It fame) has written about GroupWise 7. This will help you get your users acquainted with all the cool new stuff in GroupWise 7 after you've upgraded them.

    30 Jun 2005
    GWAVA Announces Release of Reveal (trench)
    GWAVA announces the release of Reveal, a desktop solution that provides executives with essential auditing and oversight capabilities that they need within Novell's GroupWise. Find out more.

    30 Jun 2005
    THE BUZZ - June 30 (trench)
    GroupWise News and Commentary by Richard Bliss: For GroupWise enthusiasts, this has been an exciting first 6 months of 2005. As we anticipate the release of GroupWise 7, I thought it would be a good idea to reflect back on the last 4 weeks of 2005 and put together a sort of "State of GroupWise" column including GroupWise news along with GroupWise Partner success.

    28 Jun 2005
    AppNote: iFolder on Open Enterprise Server Linux Cluster using iSCSI (appnote)
    This AppNote describes how to configure iFolder on iSCSI-based Linux cluster. The objective is to provide an alternative to original cluster hardware which is more costly than an ISCSI. Even setting up and configuring any service is very simple on iSCSI.

    28 Jun 2005
    Backrev Software Packages with YaST (tip)
    Customers sometimes want to know how to backrev an updated software package back to a previous support pack or even to the original shipping version. Aaron Gresko explains how to do it using YaST.

    28 Jun 2005
    Should I choose Novell Linux Desktop or SUSE Linux Professional as my desktop? (feature)
    Since Novell Linux Desktop (NLD) came out, many people within the community and the enterprise have wondered whether they should be using NLD or SUSE Linux Professional (SLPro). This document will assist you in understanding the market need for both desktops.

    28 Jun 2005
    HowTo: Create a Home Cooks Recipe Book using the Linux Shell and RunRev GUI Part 4 (feature)
    In this part we develop the shopping list system. A shopping list is different from an ingredients list, which deals with cups and teaspoons, because its quantities are either in package sizes or piece quantities.

    28 Jun 2005
    Goodbye to Tape - Backup Strategies in the New Millennium (feature)
    One of the undeniable issues we all face in network and server management is protection against data loss: that is, for most of us, data backup. It is simultaneously a bane and a boon to our existence. Many times, it is simply an enormous aggravation, when it isn't working properly – because we just never know when we might really need it. Gary Childers shares what he's learned over the years in the School of Hard Knocks. Enjoy!

    28 Jun 2005
    Primsrv .01b1 (tool)
    Set Novell primary server at client.

    27 Jun 2005
    Creating Custom init Scripts (feature)
    Linux uses init scripts to start and stop the daemons on a system. Learn how to create these init scripts for any daemons you wish to run.

    27 Jun 2005
    How to setup your GNOME desktop for wallpaper switching. (feature)
    Tim Everson sent in a fun little utiltiy which allowed wallpaper switching on a GNOME desktop. I thought that it was something that everyone might enjoy, so I wrote it up into this article. Thanks Tim for the great idea!

    23 Jun 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Printing Calendars (tip)
    Using customizable options, sizes, and calendar views, you can easily print a calendar tailored for you. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    23 Jun 2005
    GroupWise PDA Connect 1.0 SP1 Multi Lingual (feature)
    UPDATE: There is now a Product Support forum available for PDA Connect. Check it out. GroupWise PDA Connect allows users to synchronize their email, calendar, contacts, notes, and tasks with Palm or Pocket PC devices. Download it here.

    23 Jun 2005
    Speed Up the Performance of the Internet Agent when performing DNS lookup for a MX record (tip)
    Sometimes your GroupWise users communicate frequently with specific email recipients or Internet Domains. The GWIA will perform a DNS lookup for the MX record of the recipient's domain each time a message is sent. Kiril Stankov shares a tip on how to speed up the performance of the Internet Agent.

    23 Jun 2005
    THE BUZZ - June 23 (trench)
    GroupWise News and Commentary by Richard Bliss.

    23 Jun 2005
    GWAVA Announces Release of Redline 2.0 (trench)
    GWAVA announces the release of Redline 2.0, a comprehensive monitoring and reporting management solution designed for Novell GroupWise. Read the press release here.

    22 Jun 2005
    Deploying Printer Drivers to Multiple NetWare servers without using iManager (feature)
    Ever need to deploy the same printer drivers to multiple NetWare servers without using iManager? Matthew Shuter shares a nifty idea that could save tons of time when you have to roll out print drivers on multiple systems. Great one, Matthew!

    22 Jun 2005
    Lab Guide for installing Open Enterprise Server with Linux Kernel (feature)
    This lab installs Open Enterprise Server with the Linux kernel. It creates an NSS volume to allow file sharing and adminitration via ConsoleOne and iManager. It sets up an Apache web server and has examples to set up an intranet or public web server and use LDAP for authentication.

    22 Jun 2005
    HowTo: Create a Home Cooks Recipe Book using the Linux Shell and RunRev GUI Part 3 (feature)
    In this third part of the series, Stomfi explains how to develop the edit recipe parts of the system.

    22 Jun 2005
    Recommended Reading (tip)
    Looking for something cool to read on the beach this summer (or in front of the fire, for you good folks down under)? Consider these three titles; guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat till the very last page.

    22 Jun 2005
    AppNote: The Two Trees - Simultaneously Accessing Nterprise Branch Office Servers and the Corporate Tree (appnote)
    A lot of folks are trying out Novell's Nterprise Branch Office (NBO) product, in order to realize the savings on hardware and administrative costs, and are finding that the hardest part is the transition period between using traditional NetWare servers, and using the Branch Office servers. Gary Childers offers a boost up the learning curve. Enjoy!

    21 Jun 2005
    Enabling an Interactive Startup in Novell/SUSE Linux (trench)
    Kirk Coombs explains how to give a little more control to the user on bootup of Linux.

    21 Jun 2005
    Dell Latitude Modem Problems in Linux (tip)
    Dominique Le Foll answers the question: Why is my modem not working on my Dell Latitude laptop when running Linux?

    21 Jun 2005
    How to setup a Linux application to automatically startup when you login. (feature)
    Would you like to start up an application automatically when you log into your system? Joe Harmon shows us how to do this.

    21 Jun 2005
    Using openSSH to Securely Access Remote Systems (feature)
    If you are new to Linux, you may not be familiar with Secure Shell (SSH). SSH provides a secure method to access a remote host in the styles of telnet, rlogin, ftp, and others. With SSH, all communication between host and client computers is encrypted, reducing the risk of having passwords or data intercepted.

    21 Jun 2005
    How to Remote Control Linux (feature)
    Joe Harmon explains to us how to control Novell Linux Desktop and SUSE Linux Professional remotely.

    21 Jun 2005
    Multiple Swap Partitioning (tip)
    Here's a neat article about how to use multiple swap partitions with Linux.

    21 Jun 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Checking Disk Space (feature)
    Whether you want to install a new program or determine whether you can store all your digital pictures, you'll need to know how to check your available disk space. Read this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to find out where to check your disk space on the Novell Linux Desktop.

    21 Jun 2005
    Duplex Printing Options With Kprinter (feature)
    Kprinter makes configuring the duplex printing options on Novell Linux Desktop a snap!

    20 Jun 2005
    GW Stats - A Perl Script for Windows and NetWare (tool)
    Creates HTML (viewable in any browser) rendering of the GWCHECK log files, sorted by size of mailbox.

    17 Jun 2005
    AppNote: Open Enterprise Server (OES) services security (appnote)
    This outstanding AppNote focuses on disabling services you do not need or are not currently using, in order to strengthen the security of your system. This document will help you recognize and disable services running by default on OES NetWare and OES Linux. Pay special attention to the Nessus Assessment reports in the appendices. This document also documents each open service/port and offers recommendations relating to those services/ports.

    16 Jun 2005
    GroupWiseR EMEA Tour News & Updates (feature)
    The GroupWiseR EMEA Tour is almost finished. Erno de Korte has kept track of the latest news from each city on the tour. Read all about it here.

    16 Jun 2005
    Nicknames: The Solution to an Every Day Website Issue (tip)
    If you have several different email addresses on a website and don't want to setup user accounts for each one, try using Nicknames. Matt Ray shows you how in this tip.

    16 Jun 2005
    The BUZZ - 16 June 2005 (trench)
    GroupWise News and Commentary by Richard Bliss -- This is the last week to participate in the Independent GroupWise Market Survey. Also, read the results from the Big Brother discussion.

    16 Jun 2005
    Connect GroupWise to Treo 650 with Consilient Mobile Mail (trench)
    Staying connected to GroupWise has never been so fun! Using Consilient Mobile Mail, GroupWise users can now access email on the new Treo 650. It's easy to use and gets you up and running on your Treo quickly. Find out more.

    15 Jun 2005
    Avoiding the "In Use" Message from ACT! Software on an NSS Volume (tip)
    Tom Payne found this in the December 2002 Appnotes: eDirectory Challenges, "In Use" Message from ACT! Software on an NSS Volume. He tried the options, and vouches for his favorite.

    15 Jun 2005
    Drive Mappings Randomly Being Lost (tip)
    When running NetWare Client 4.91 on Windows XP SP2, network connectivity and drive mappings to random NetWare Servers are being lost at random times. Adam Gracey explains what's going wrong and (more importantly) how to fix it.

    15 Jun 2005
    Integrating Novell Linux Desktop into a Novell NetWare network (trench)
    James Tremblay couldn't find any documentation about using NLD in a NetWare 6.5 network, so he undertook to write some himself, and shares it here with you. Thanks, James! That's the Cool Solutions spirit.

    15 Jun 2005
    AppNote: Setting up a Business Continuity Cluster (BCC) using VMWare (appnote)
    Here's a nicely detailed explanation that you will want to print and keep, written by a Technical Training Specialist from Novell UK.

    15 Jun 2005
    Give Office the push (tip)
    OpenOffice.org now punches like a contender, with a word- processor, spreadsheet, drawing tool and database that, for most people, should do the trick.

    15 Jun 2005
    How to Get Streaming Audio in Linux (feature)
    Steve Eaton shows us how to successfully receive streaming audio from the web using Linux.

    15 Jun 2005
    Using Terminal Server Client to VNC in Novell Linux Desktop (feature)
    Girish gives a simple overview of how to use the Terminal Server Client to log in to both Windows and Linux machines.

    15 Jun 2005
    HowTo: Create a Home Cooks Recipe Book using the Linux Shell and RunRev GUI Part 2 (feature)
    This HowTo continues from Part One the creation of a home cook's recipe system using the shell and Runtime Revolution.

    10 Jun 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Easily Copying Calendar Items (tip)
    Some of the coolest GroupWise tips have to do with little-known keyboard shortcuts that make dealing with GroupWise items easier. One of these tricks makes copying calendar items as simple as dragging and dropping. Learn about it in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    10 Jun 2005
    Are the Spammers winning? Absolutely NOT! (feature)
    So, what's a SURBL and why are SURBLs one of the reasons spammers are not winning the battle? Read this article by Aldo Zanoni to find out about this new anti-spam strategy and why it is so effective in detecting spam and preventing false positives.

    9 Jun 2005
    Forcing Outgoing Email Address For Some Users (tip)
    In some cases, you may need to force a special internet domain format for one or more of your users. Kiril Stankov explains how in this tip.

    9 Jun 2005
    Migrating from Microsoft Exchange to Novell GroupWise 6.5 (feature)
    Ken Baker walks you through the process of migrating from Exchange to GroupWise in this new Novell Connection Magazine article.

    9 Jun 2005
    GWAVA Announces Release of GWAVA 3.5 (trench)
    GroupWise users can now enjoy the protection of GWAVA with new features such as an end user spam release tool, a single email spam digest notification enabling users to see all blocked spam, and integrated SURBL anti-spam technology. Read the press release here.

    8 Jun 2005
    HowTo: Create a Home Cook's Recipe Book using the Linux Shell and RunRev GUI (feature)
    Here's a fun project to try. This HowTo describes the creation of a home cook's recipe system using the shell and Runtime Revolution.

    8 Jun 2005
    Novell, China, and Linux (tip)
    Novell is working with CS2C in China to promote Linux.

    8 Jun 2005
    Manual or Automatic? (tip)
    How do you like your software installation?

    8 Jun 2005
    Novell and the US Department of Health and Human Services (tip)
    New progress on the Linux front appears daily!

    8 Jun 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Changing File Associations (feature)
    This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip shows you how to change your file associations so you can always open a type of file with a certain application.

    7 Jun 2005
    How do I tell if my multiprocessors are loaded? (tip)
    Are you wondering if your multiprocessor is working on Linux? Here is a quick tip on how to check.

    7 Jun 2005
    Entering Masses of Users to a NetWare Server (tip)
    If you ever need to enter a mass amount of users to a NetWare Server, here's one way to save some time.

    7 Jun 2005
    Using a Floppy or USB Device to Install License Files (tip)
    Keith Elshout tells how to install license files on a server that has no floppy drive.

    7 Jun 2005
    Mounting NetWare 4.x and 5.x Volumes on Linux Kernel (tip)
    Trying to mount an old NetWare 4.x or 5.x volume on the Linux kernel? You'll want to read this first.

    7 Jun 2005
    Installing Open Enterprise Server for Linux NSS Services under VMWare (trench)
    If you are trying to install OES for Linux Novell Storage Services under VMWare ESX 2.5, you're probably a little frustrated by now. Chuck Bardram shares the solution, and it's kind of a forehead-slapping moment. Enjoy.

    7 Jun 2005
    Finding an Open Source Content Management System (trench)
    Can open source help you solve honest-to-goodness business problems? Check out how Peter Cox went questing for a content management system and found the answer in open source.

    6 Jun 2005
    Install Open Enterprise Server (Linux Based) With AutoYaST (feature)
    The installation of Open Enterprise Server (Linux Based) can be automated using AutoYaST. In this article learn how to create and use an AutoYaST control file in OES.

    3 Jun 2005
    How can I tell if 3D is really enabled on my Linux desktop? (tip)
    Have you been trying to find out if your 3D graphics is enabled? Well, wonder no more. Here is a quick tip to show you how it is done.

    3 Jun 2005
    Using the "Rescue System" on the installation CD to repair a broken system (feature)
    Accessing and repairing a system that won't boot is easy in Linux. This tip explains how it is done.

    2 Jun 2005
    Consultant's Corner: GroupWise Domain Design - Part 2 (feature)
    Consultant Gregg Hinchman shares with you the Best Practices for GroupWise domain designs. In Part 2, Gregg digs a bit deeper into the domain and its MTA, discussing the MTA configuration file and the eDirectory DOMAIN and MTA objects.

    2 Jun 2005
    THE BUZZ - 02 June 2005 (feature)
    GroupWise News and Commentary by Richard Bliss -- Is Big Brother watching? If you have an opinion about whether it is a good idea to monitor and read your employees' email, Richard would like to hear from you.

    2 Jun 2005
    Formativ Applet: Default HTML Font Properties (tool)
    Now GroupWise can remember your favorite corporate or personal HTML message font color.

    2 Jun 2005
    Use Spell Check to Save Some Typing (tip)
    Having to repeatedly type long phrases or words (like technical, scientific or medical terms) is boring. Read how Mike Brady uses Spell Check to save some typing.

    1 Jun 2005
    Starting Services From the Command Line On SUSE Linux (trench)
    Aaron Gresko gives some understanding about how to start Linux processes from the command line.

    1 Jun 2005
    Novell Announces Linux Education Plans (tip)
    Dave Kearns of Network World explains Novell's effort in getting Linux into schools.

    1 Jun 2005
    Informative Bash Prompt (trench)
    Christian Boltz gives us some pointers on how to customize our bash prompts.

    1 Jun 2005
    Developing Countries Choosing Linux (tip)
    The trend gathers momentum as more governments move to Linux.

    1 Jun 2005
    Flying Networks Running Linux (tip)
    This is totally off-topic, but it makes you proud to be a Linux user.

    1 Jun 2005
    Benefits of Open Source (tip)
    Douglas Schweitzer voices a well-informed opinion about the benefits of Open Source.

    1 Jun 2005
    Evaluating OES: Netatalk talking to eDirectory via PAM (tip)
    Jeff C. sent this question as part of our Evaluating OES series. Come see the answer, and if you have any other questions as you look at Open Enterprise Server, please let us know and we'll track down the info. We live to serve.

    31 May 2005
    Sign up today for OES Insider News (tip)
    Have you heard about the new OES Insider Newsletter and Live Chat Series?

    31 May 2005
    Installing Open Enterprise Server Cluster Services (feature)
    This is a must read for anyone who wants to implement clustering with Open Enterprise Server. Mike Spong provides a level of excruciating detail that will makes it well nigh impossible to go wrong. Enjoy!

    31 May 2005
    Installing a Mixed Node Cluster in VMware (feature)
    Novell's Bhogilal Hirani details how to install a mixed node cluster (NetWare and Linux) in VMware. This is definitely print-worthy...

    31 May 2005
    Unload Scrsaver Before NSS Pool Verify (tip)
    Here's a little tip that might just save you some grief. Sounds simple, unless you forget to do it..

    31 May 2005
    Review: A Newbie Book for the MS windows user migrating to Linux (feature)
    This is a book review on an excellent book Stomfi found that any Linux newbie will love, and some professionals will find a handy quick reference for the basics.

    27 May 2005
    JDiskReport (tool)
    Reports disk and folder volume usage.

    26 May 2005
    Consultant's Corner: GroupWise Domain Design - Part 1 (feature)
    Consultant Gregg Hinchman shares with you the Best Practices for GroupWise domain designs. In Part 1 you'll learn how to increase the availability of your organization's GroupWise system just by changing the domain's design and usage.

    26 May 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Concealing Subjects (tip)
    Sometimes information you send in an e-mail may be too sensitive to risk others even seeing the subject in the recipient's mailbox. Learn how to conceal a message subject in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    26 May 2005
    THE BUZZ - 26 May 2005 (feature)
    GroupWise News and Commentary by Richard Bliss -- This week GroupWise showed up in an Analyst report by the Radicati Group as a strong alternative to Lotus Notes. New independent market research for GroupWise is being conducted to determine what people are thinking about their future deployment plans. Check it out this week in THE BUZZ.

    25 May 2005
    Changing your Screen Resolution on the Fly (tip)
    In Novell Linux Desktop 9 and SUSE Linux Professional 9.3 there are a couple of applications that allow you to switch your resolution on the fly.

    25 May 2005
    Accessing Yast2 Modules Directly Though a Terminal (tip)
    Have you ever wondered how to access Yast2 Modules directly without having to go through the several clicks it takes to get there? Well, you can launch each module individually though a terminal session or run command. Here's how.

    25 May 2005
    Tweaking the Performance of Linux (tip)
    Tom Adelstein shares the power of tweaking Linux to really outperform Windows.

    25 May 2005
    md5sum Checking for Verifying Downloads (trench)
    Want to verify the integrity of your downloaded files? Try 'md5sum'. Scott explains how to do this.

    25 May 2005
    iPrint Printers on Novell Linux Desktop (trench)
    Marie shows us how to get an iPrint Printer working on a Novell Linux Desktop machine.

    25 May 2005
    Gimp Tips Part 6: Using The Clone Tool (feature)
    Jason explains how to perform a little of your own digital magic by using this cool little tool.

    25 May 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Browsing Files (feature)
    This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip helps you set your preferences to browse your files in one window, like former MS Windows users are used to doing.

    25 May 2005
    A Small Business Goes Linux (tip)
    A Short, but great synopsis on how a small business made the goal of not using Microsoft Windows for a full year - and succeeded.

    25 May 2005
    HowTo: Create an X windows Start up Splash Window (feature)
    This is a Runtime Revolution and Shell script program which puts a start up splash screen onto your desktop. It lets you start up specific applications and make setting changes. Splash screens are useful when you wish to present users with a large but simple interface for setting up and launching a limited set of applications. The main focus is a replacement splash screen for the 'SCOOL dynebolic Live CD, although applying a start up splash screen for both the KDE and GNOME under SUSE 9.2 is covered in the article.

    25 May 2005
    Recovering eDirectory Path Attribute Data (trench)
    Come see how you can recover lost eDirectory path attribute data after a system failure.

    24 May 2005
    Running Foxpro App from Remote Sites on NetWare 5.1 Server (tip)
    Edwin Grech explains how he helped one of his clients solve a problem without having to abandon his NetWare server.

    24 May 2005
    Letting Users Login to NetWare and Windows Simultaneously (tip)
    Amarjit Singh shares a quick little tip that could help simplify things for your users.

    23 May 2005
    How to Install Beagle on Novell Linux Desktop (trench)
    Have you been wondering how to install Beagle on NLD 9? Well, Matt Jones figured it out and shares it with you.

    23 May 2005
    Immunix Acquisition (tip)
    Novell fortifies its security with the Immunix acquisition.

    19 May 2005
    Sneaking Peeks at Sequoia (feature)
    Jon Myers, the Marketing guy over GroupWise, has been living and breathing Sequoia (the next version of GroupWise) for quite awhile now, and he's dying to talk about it. We figured Cool Solutions was the perfect spot to turn him loose. Check out this new series, and if you have any questions you don't see answered, let us know and we'll pass them along to Jon.

    19 May 2005
    GWAVA Releases German Spam Quick Fix (trench)
    GWAVA has released a Quick Fix to combat the recent wave of German Spam. This new update provides information that will allow for effective filtering and prevent the spam from infiltrating GroupWise. Download it here.

    19 May 2005
    The Basics of Messaging in the Cross-Platform GroupWise Client (feature)
    GroupWise on Linux is simple and easy. Scott takes us through some of the basics.

    19 May 2005
    How to Add Different Signatures to Your Email (tip)
    Thomas Giacchine shares an easy way to select from different signatures to add to your email.

    19 May 2005
    Advansys Enterprise Series Solutions Updates (trench)
    This week Advansys released updates for their Enterprise series solutions for GroupWise Administrators. Get the details here.

    18 May 2005
    Giving a Network Interface a Persistent Name (tip)
    Do you prefer that your NIC and wireless devices have a persistent name? If so, then you don't want to miss this one.

    18 May 2005
    Can a Windows / Linux dual boot be set to boot Windows first? (tip)
    Joe Harmon has been asked this question a few times, so he wrote this quick tip to put the matter to rest.

    18 May 2005
    GWSTART v1.04 (tool)
    GroupWise 6.x graphical startup interface.

    18 May 2005
    Send In Your Windows Stickers! (feature)
    You know those "Made for Windows" stickers you get when you buy a computer? Well, get rid of that and get your own Novell Linux Desktop sticker to replace it!

    18 May 2005
    Gimp Tips Part 5: Plugins a Plenty - Adding Light (feature)
    Jason gives us a hint of what the plugins can do. He shows us how to add an artificial light source to an otherwise ordinary photo.

    18 May 2005
    Windows Can't Kill Linux (tip)
    InfoWorld's Neil McAllister contends with a recent article published stating "Linux Can't Kill Windows"

    17 May 2005
    Linux Login to NetWare Script (tool)
    Easy to use script for making an NCP connection to NetWare.

    17 May 2005
    HowTo: Install and Use QEMU on SUSE 9.2 (feature)
    This is a how to on installing, running and speeding up the qemu PC emulation program on SUSE 9.2. In the example, the Dyne:Bolic Live CD 'SCOOL distro is running in a window on the SUSE 9.2 desktop. An extra at the end of the article shows the newbie how to launch multiple instances of X Windows, each running a different window manager on the same machine.

    17 May 2005
    Evaluating OES: Multi-Path Functionality in Open Enterprise Server on Linux (tip)
    John R. wrote in with this question which was a potential show-stopper for them as they evaluated Open Enterprise Server on Linux. Come see the answer, and if you have any other questions as you look at OES, please let us know and we'll track down the info. We live to serve.

    17 May 2005
    Screenshot Comparison: Outlook, Evolution, and Kontact (tip)
    The power and strength of open source really shine when compared to proprietary software.

    17 May 2005
    Novell and Intel Assert Growth of Linux in Brazil (tip)
    Linux is taking hold both at home and abroad. Brazil is especially receptive.

    17 May 2005
    Winners: First Annual People's Choice Awards (feature)
    Novell Cool Solutions celebrated its eighth anniversary on 15 December 2005, and launched a People's Choice Awards program to honor the people who made the stuff that made us famous. Here are the winners.

    13 May 2005
    How to tell which Citrix Server you are Logged Into (tip)
    Use this information to determine which Citrix server you are logged into.

    12 May 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Managing Your Mailbox Size (tip)
    Running out of mailbox space when you know it's because of a few gigantic messages can be frustrating, especially when you can't find those messages. Before you search your entire mailbox for those few big items, check out this week's tip and learn how to manage your mailbox according to message size.

    12 May 2005
    What You Always Wanted To Know About NAB (tip)
    In this article Dave Muldoon reveals some of Novell's hidden features of the Novell Address Book.

    12 May 2005
    THE BUZZ - 12 May 2005 (feature)
    We've invited Richard Bliss, The GroupWise Evangelist, who travels the world preaching GroupWise, to fill us in on what is happening with GroupWise in the great big world. Get the latest news here.

    12 May 2005
    Guinevere 3.0 Now Available (trench)
    GWAVA announced the newest release of its pioneering anti-spam/anti-virus solution, Guinevere. Guinevere 3.0 builds on the previous success of its predecessor, Guinevere 2.0, with its GWIA scanning capabilities to stop spam and viruses before they reach the GroupWise mailbox. Get all the details here.

    11 May 2005
    Automatically Mounting Remote NCP (NetWare) Shares on SUSE Linux System Boot (feature)
    Many users want to have their NCP (NetWare) shares mounted on their SUSE Linux machine on system boot. This article explains how.

    11 May 2005
    NSS Freezes System When Starting On Open Enterprise Server On VMWare (tip)
    NSS on Open Enterprise Server (Linux Based) has been having trouble with the smp kernel in VMWare. Learn how to get around it here

    11 May 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Setting Shortcut Keys (feature)
    This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip saves former Windows users from leaving their shortcut keys behind.

    11 May 2005
    Desktoplinux.com Desktop Survey (tip)
    Desktoplinux.com has just published the results of their survey. Quite interesting...

    11 May 2005
    Linux Scheduling Priorities Explained (feature)
    Jason explains the concept of using "nice" levels to make programs play better in Linux.

    10 May 2005
    AppNote: Modeling and Writing a Common Information Model (CIM) Provider (appnote)
    The Common Information Model (CIM) provides a unified method for managing an enterprise network without requiring an overhaul of the existing network management infrastructure. This How-to AppNote discusses CIM and explains the approach to be taken to develop a CIM Provider.

    10 May 2005
    CD-ROM not found during install of NetWare 6.5 on Dell PowerEdge 1850 (tip)
    If you're having problems finding the right drivers when installing NetWare 6.5, check out this helpful tip from Aaron Gilpatric.

    10 May 2005
    HowTo: Install the squashfs file system on SUSE 9.2 (feature)
    There has been a lot of talk about the squashfs file system in the Linux magazines of late, and how it will probably find a place into the kernel. At the moment it is not there, and to get it you have to install it yourself. The big pleasure of doing this install for the newbie is that adding squashfs lets you to patch, recompile, test and install a new kernel, something usually only done by tech heads and Linux gurus.

    5 May 2005
    Time Not Syncing With Remote NTP Server (feature)
    Sometimes the NTP client needs a little tweaking to sync with a valid NTP server.

    5 May 2005
    The Pros and Cons of Tape Backup Solutions (trench)
    Rick D. wrote: How about a "thread" on Tape backup solutions? I would be very interested to find out what other "Admins" out there are using. Come see what we've got so far, and add your two bits.

    5 May 2005
    Identifying iFolder Connections (trench)
    Bryan Keadle needed a way to identify their active iFolder connections including the DNS or IP address of the active connections. Here's how he did it.

    5 May 2005
    Web Seminar: Email Compliance, Retention and Discovery for GroupWise (Archived) (feature)
    IntelliReach and Novell recently held a Web seminar about Email compliance and retention with GroupWise. If you missed it, you can watch the archived event here.

    5 May 2005
    Share Your Calendar Using a Shared Folder instead of Proxy (tip)
    When a user views your calendar using proxy, they can see all of your folders, and the number of unread messages - even if all they have is read access to your appointments. Mike Brady shares a tip on how to create a Shared Folder so the user can only see what's on your calendar.

    4 May 2005
    Accessing Volumes Besides SYS Using New BASH Shell (tip)
    Can't access volumes other than sys using the new BASH shell on OES NetWare or NW6.5 SP3? Here's a nifty solution from Curtis Parker that offers good hands-on steps that illustrate the point.

    4 May 2005
    How to access the GUI during a remote NetWare 5.1 to NetWare 6.5 Upgrade (feature)
    Ever attempt to upgrade a NetWare 5.1 server to NetWare 6.5 remotely? According to the Novell forums, many of you have run into this problem: How do you access the server through the GUI-portion of the upgrade?! Here's how Carl Whitbeck and Dave Grasso tackled the problem.

    4 May 2005
    HowTo: Create simple effective web pages for a business (feature)
    This How To uses Mozilla Composer with a bit of HTML editing to create a set of three simple but effective web pages for promoting a business. If you like NVU you can use that instead. It doesn't publish the site. We might address that in a later How To.

    4 May 2005
    New feature in Service Pack 3 Version of NetStorage (tip)
    If you use NetStorage much, you may have found it annoying when you needed to grab an entire folder of files. Well, problem solved!

    4 May 2005
    Windows XP User Account Creation (trench)
    We posted an Open Call recently to get some help for Sherry, who needed a way to create a local Windows admin account on their workstations with a common password, so they could use the anti-virus scanners. Come check out the ideas -- and chime in with your own if you have anything to add.

    4 May 2005
    GroupWise on a Linux Machine (trench)
    Are you a GroupWise user migrating to Linux? This series might just be your cup of tea!

    3 May 2005
    Promoting Linux in China (tip)
    Novell and China Standard Software Company join forces to promote Linux in China.

    3 May 2005
    Interview with Novell CEO Jack Messman (tip)
    CEO Jack Messman talked about his company's strategy, its efforts to court Windows users and recent shake-ups in Novell's executive ranks...

    3 May 2005
    The Future of Desktop Linux (tip)
    What does the future hold for Linux on the Desktop?

    3 May 2005
    Know When To Edit Apache Configuration Files By Hand Or Through YaST (tip)
    Answer to question posted on the tech support forums.

    3 May 2005
    Specify Boot Runlevel As A Startup Parameter (tip)
    Need to boot to a specific runlevel? Here's how you can do this.

    3 May 2005
    How to Increase your VMware Hard Disk (tip)
    Did you run out of disk space with your Linux OS running in VMware? Do you want to see how you can increase that disk space? Here is a quick tip showing you how it is done.

    3 May 2005
    Fix Java Errors With ConsoleOne On Linux (feature)
    Java giving you errors? Here's how to fix them!

    3 May 2005
    Cloning your Linux Desktop in VMware (feature)
    Do you use VMware for testing? You don't want to miss out on a great new feature in VMware 5 that allows you to copy (clone) existing machines so that you can keep your original configuration.

    3 May 2005
    Runlevels in SUSE Linux (trench)
    This article takes you through how to use runlevels.

    3 May 2005
    Managing Runlevel Services in SUSE Linux (trench)
    Interested in knowing more about runlevels? This article explains how they work.

    3 May 2005
    Run GUI Apps as root (tip)
    Would you like to run a GUI-based app as root? Does it give you trouble? This tip will explain how this is done.

    2 May 2005
    How to setup a dual boot between SUSE Linux Professional and Novell Linux Desktop (feature)
    Joe Harmon explains how to setup dual boot, no matter which OS you installed the first.

    2 May 2005
    GroupWise - Import Address Book from CSV-Files (tool)
    Let users select CSV-Values and their associations in the GroupWise Address Book using Internet Explorer.

    28 Apr 2005
    Open Enterprise Server wins Network Magazine Innovation Award (tip)
    We're thrilled to announce that Open Enterprise Server has just won a prestigious award. Check this out.

    28 Apr 2005
    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Migration Studies (feature)
    Don't miss these outstanding Migration Studies, which will be very helpful to you as make your move to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9.

    28 Apr 2005
    Giving everyone a uniqueID (tip)
    If you ever created users without the uniqueID attribute, you'll note that they're unable to use web applications that require LDAP authentication. Here's a nifty suggestion for how to remedy that.

    28 Apr 2005
    HowTo: Create a GUI Interface to the Shell (feature)
    This is a simple RunRev/shell application for newbies that gives them a familiar window where they can use a point and click interface to construct a shell command line. Nifty way to ease users into Linux.

    28 Apr 2005
    Which Linux Should I Use? (feature)
    Jason weighs the benefits of using Novell Linux Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, or SUSE Linux Professional and explains which product is best for which situation.

    28 Apr 2005
    Providing Server-based CD Access without a CD Tower (trench)
    Still dealing with CD Towers? Do you need to provide server-based CD access to your users? NetWare 6.5 SP2 can do it. (Freshly updated with an additional tip.)

    28 Apr 2005
    Messaging In Linux (tip)
    Ted Haeger explains the present and future of messaging in Linux as forseen by Novell.

    28 Apr 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Adding a Send/Retrieve Button (tip)
    This week's tip shows you how you can cut out the extra time-consuming steps of finding the functions you use in the pull-down menus by adding buttons to your toolbar.

    28 Apr 2005
    Formativ Applet: Modify Posted Task Dates (tool)
    Applet that allows you to select multiple posted tasks and reassign their start and end dates in one simple step.

    27 Apr 2005
    Differentiate Open Enterprise Server From SLES9 (tip)
    Easily tell if a system has Open Enterprise Server is installed with this tip.

    27 Apr 2005
    Apache Serving Zero Byte Files From NSS Volume (tip)
    If your Apache server is serving files from an NSS volume, check out this tip from David Benjamin.

    27 Apr 2005
    The Linux Migration Movement Gains Momentum (tip)
    Just how strong is the open source migration movement? Companies such as the South African Revenue Service are making the switch daily. Review their experience.

    27 Apr 2005
    Making the Switch: Dumping Proprietary Operating Systems for Linux (tip)
    How do I switch to Linux? What is involved? Why would I want to do this? This four part series by Dave Salvatore answers all of these questions and more.

    27 Apr 2005
    What Is Logical Volume Management? (feature)
    Jason explains how LVM can be used for servers that need ever-expanding hard drive space.

    27 Apr 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Updating Your Software with Red Carpet (feature)
    One of the perks of using Linux and its accompanying Open Source software is that you can download updates and patches almost as soon as they are written. Red Carpet, the automatic update installer that comes with Novell Linux Desktop, bundles these updates for you. With Red Carpet, updating your system is as simple as clicking a few buttons.

    27 Apr 2005
    How Easy is it to Switch to Linux? (tip)
    How easy is it to migrate from Windows to Linux? Very easy, as outlined by Mark Rais, senior editor at reallylinux.com. Says he, "If you have any experience with Windows, the switch to Linux will be relatively simple..."

    21 Apr 2005
    Novell and RIM to Accelerate Business Communications (feature)
    Novell and Research In Motion (RIM) are working together to further enhance communications for mobile corporate users by bringing Novell® GroupWise® Messenger to BlackBerry®

    21 Apr 2005
    GroupWise BrainShare 2005 Presentations (feature)
    If you didn't make it to this year's BrainShare event, here are the presentations from the Novell GroupWise sessions.

    21 Apr 2005
    Tip for "Failed to add entry to user word list" Error (tip)
    After deploying an upgrade to GroupWise 6.5 using the AOT file provided on the CD, users could not add new words to their word list. Jason Hurlburt shares a quick tip on how to fix the problem.

    21 Apr 2005
    Changing the Login Manager on Novell Linux Desktop 9 and SUSE Linux Professional (feature)
    Wondering how to switch between the GNOME Login Manager and the KDE Login Manager? Here is an example that will walk you through it.

    21 Apr 2005
    Novell Linux Desktop or SUSE Linux Professional 9.2 Firewall Settings may Interfere with Windows System Printer Sharing (tip)
    Having problems with your printer sharing? It may be caused by your built-in firewall on your Linux desktop.

    21 Apr 2005
    Fix Java Errors With ConsoleOne On Linux (feature)
    Having trouble with ConsoleOne on Linux? This tip will help you get it running.

    20 Apr 2005
    SUSE Linux 9.3 Professional Review 2 (feature)
    In an update to his previous review, Scott gives us a more in-depth walk through the features of the brand-new SUSE Linux Professional 9.3 Operating System.

    20 Apr 2005
    Which Graphic Formats For What? (feature)
    Jason explains the advantages and disadvantages to using different graphic formats in different situations.

    20 Apr 2005
    SUSE Linux 9.3 Professional Live DVD Available. (tip)
    This live DVD will boot directly from the DVD without modifying the hard disk. It enables users to learn about and test the functions and applications of this new system without installing it on the hard disk and consequently offers an easy and convenient way to review the operating system.

    20 Apr 2005
    Neoxen Modus (tip)
    Lxer.com features an article about Neoxen, a European software company that offers process management solutions. The article outlines the new application authored by them that is now included in SUSE Linux Professional.

    20 Apr 2005
    African Linux Migration (tip)
    Migrations to Linux are becoming more and more the norm in the industry these days. The Southern Cape's Knysna municipality is no exception. They recently migrated 120 users to a system based on SUSE Linux and GroupWise. They have been incredibly pleased with the results.

    20 Apr 2005
    After applying NetWare 6.5 service pack 3, iFolder and iPrint users can no longer logon (trench)
    Aaron Loydell explains how to workaround a problem you might experience after patching NetWare 6.5.

    19 Apr 2005
    What They're Saying about Open Enterprise Server (tip)
    Here's a quick round-up of some early reviews of Open Enterprise Server. If you spot other stories and reviews, let us know and we'll add them to the list.

    19 Apr 2005
    HowTo: Create and Use Stomfi's Cool School Show Part 5 (feature)
    Cool School Show is a multimedia presentation, editing, and review system for students to include their own school work in any field of endeavour for viewing and rating by other students in friendly competition. In part 5 of this How To series, we shall burn the CD using K3b, test it by rebooting, copy our RunRev IDE over to the Dyne:bolic home folder, use the IDE to recreate the SCOOL standalone, copy this back to our SUSE development hard drive folder, exit Dyne:bolic, reboot to SUSE and remake the CD with the new standalone, and package the CD using Stomfi's official CD artwork. This will complete this innovative series.

    19 Apr 2005
    Install and Configure iFolder on OES in Coexistent Mode (Linux Based) (feature)
    Make your next iFolder Server install smooth and problem free by following this article.

    19 Apr 2005
    Configure Intel ipw2100 Cards in Novell Linux Desktop (tip)
    Frustrated trying to get your Intel PW2100 wireless card working on Novell Linux Desktop? This tip will help you get it running.

    15 Apr 2005
    An Introduction to WBEM and OpenWBEM in SUSE Linux (feature)
    Often when developing applications for Linux, a systems management tool is needed for configuring the application or service on Linux. For example, say we implemented a time update daemon, how would the user go about configuring the service? The WBEM standard is the perfect way to add systems management to your application or service without having to develop the whole management application.

    14 Apr 2005
    New Series - GroupWise for Linux (trench)
    Scott Morris introduces a series about using GroupWise on the Linux operating system.

    14 Apr 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using Auto-Date: Part 3 (tip)
    Here's part 3 of the Using Auto-Date tip by BrainStorm. This week's tip shows you how to schedule a recurring item based on a day of the week.

    14 Apr 2005
    Installing GroupWise WebAccess on Windows 2003 Server using IIS (tip)
    If you're having problems installing GroupWise WebAccess on a Windows 2003 Server using IIS, Jamie Glendinning shares some tips that should help you get it running.

    14 Apr 2005
    GroupWise 6.5.4 MSI Package (tip)
    Roel van Bueren created a GroupWise 6.5.4 MSI package that he has made available for download.

    14 Apr 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Make a Misbehaving Program Quit (feature)
    In the rare occasion that a program in Linux decides to run amok, BrainStorm shares come easy tips on how to handle the situation.

    14 Apr 2005
    What does the poll say about the security of Linux? (tip)
    A poll was taken recently of over 6,000 IT professionals across the country. It was in regards to the security of Linux. What are the results? Come see.

    14 Apr 2005
    Dynamic Local User for Novell Linux Desktop (feature)
    Some organizations can definitely benefit by using a Dynamic Local User (DLU) system. Geoffrey B. Muckenhirn explains how to create a DLU system using Novell Linux Desktop.

    14 Apr 2005
    Spam Blocking Success by a Guinevere Lover (trench)
    Cook and Co. is a small financial firm from Alabama. Prior to implementing an anti-spam model, Cook and Co. estimated that they received somewhere around 8,000 emails per day, most of which were spam. Using Guinevere as an integral part of a layered defense model, Cook and Co. successfully decreased spam by 99.889%. Get the details here.

    12 Apr 2005
    Open Enterprise Server: Activation Quick Start Guide (tip)
    We've heard from some new Open Enterprise Server customers who are a tad bit confused about how to apply the activation code that lets them access their product updates. Here's something that will help a lot.

    12 Apr 2005
    HowTo: Create and Use Stomfi's Cool School Show Part 4 (feature)
    If you've been following along with this series, by now you should have the Cool School Show up and running. These last two parts of the SCOOL series are how to create a bootable no-install CD with the Cool School Show as a menu selectable application.

    12 Apr 2005
    iPrint Demos (feature)
    Here are some cool demos recently shown at BrainShare that show several new iPrint features available in Open Enterprise Server, and show ways to simplify the migration from QMS-based printing and NDPS.

    11 Apr 2005
    Fix Shared Library Errors On iFolder Client for Linux (tip)
    Learn how to fix a common problem with iFolder Client for Linux.

    8 Apr 2005
    Starting the GroupWise Agent Screens in Linux (tip)
    If you are unfamiliar with Linux or GroupWise on Linux, here is a short exercise that Chris Laycock wrote that gives you step-by-step instructions on bringing up your GroupWise Agent screens when GroupWise is installed on Linux.

    7 Apr 2005
    Understanding Memory through the Novell Remote Manager Utility for NetWare 6.5 SP3 (feature)
    This article looks at the changes to memory in NetWare 6.5 Support Pack 3 as seen through the eyes of the NetWare Remote Manager (NRM) utility. In particular, we will look at all of the entries that have changed on NRM's initial View Memory Config page. We will then spend some time on the graph that appears at the bottom of the View Memory Config page. Finally, we'll discuss some of the things to look for in a NetWare 6.5 Support Pack 3 server as pertaining to memory.

    7 Apr 2005
    Blown Away - The Emergence of GroupWise as a Market Leader (feature)
    GroupWise is a growing force in the Corporate Messaging Marketplace and is now the clear contender for being the #1 alternative to Microsoft Exchange. You will be blown away by the information covered in this Novell Connection article by Richard Bliss about how well GroupWise is fairing against the competition.

    7 Apr 2005
    Workaround for Multiple Address Books and GroupWise PDA Connect (tip)
    Mike Brady shares a cool tip on how he uses his personal address book and categories instead of multiple address books to sync with his Palm.

    7 Apr 2005
    Access Cached Mail in Novell Linux Desktop or Windows when using Dual Boot (tip)
    Here's a quick tip from Mutt Girish that explains how to access your cached mail if you are using Dual boot and boot your machine in Novell Linux Desktop or Windows.

    7 Apr 2005
    How to Have an iPrint Printer Service a Legacy Print Queue (feature)
    Do you have legacy print queues that still need to be serviced? You can configure a Legacy print queue to be serviced by an iPrint printer. This would be beneficial for a site that's in the process of upgrading/converting to iPrint printers while still having Legacy print queues in place.

    7 Apr 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using Auto-Date: Part 2 (tip)
    Here's part 2 of the Using Auto-Date tip by BrainStorm. Learn how to schedule a recurring item based on the last day of the month.

    6 Apr 2005
    Updating to, or Installing, Novell Linux Desktop 9 Support Pack 1 (tip)
    With the deployment of the first Support Pack for the Novell Linux Desktop 9, we have received many questions regarding how to update an existing NLD 9 installation as well as how to perform a fresh install of NLD 9 with SP1 together. Here we explain both procedures.

    6 Apr 2005
    File Hung Open? Here's how to Close It (tip)
    If you're having trouble clearing out a file that is hung open, check out this clever solution from James Clinebelle.

    6 Apr 2005
    Setting up a Linux NFS Install Source for Your LAN (feature)
    Tired of dragging the CDs around to all of your workstations? Scott explains how easy it is to create a central installation source for every Linux machine on your network.

    6 Apr 2005
    Migrating to Pure IP (trench)
    If you're thinking of moving to a pure IP environment, here are some things to take into consideration. Please chime in if you have anything to add.

    6 Apr 2005
    SavAGE (tool)
    Anti-Virus Agent for GroupWise

    6 Apr 2005
    Is It Possible To Install Support Pack 1 While Installing Novell Linux Desktop 9? (tip)
    Have you ever wondered if it was possible to install NLD with SP1 at the same time? Well, here is a quick overview of how to accomplish that task.

    6 Apr 2005
    How to Install NLD 9 SP1 from a DVD or CDs (feature)
    Are you looking for a way to install SP1 over a CD or DVD instead of using Red Carpet? You don't want to miss this one.

    6 Apr 2005
    Fix Your Mouse Wheel... (trench)
    Jim Gravelle shows us how to edit your X server settings to get your mouse wheel working again.

    4 Apr 2005
    How to Login to GNOME and KDE on the Same Computer (tip)
    For those of you who need to support both GNOME and KDE or even if you are looking at evaluating both desktops, here's a nifty solution from Joe Harmon that will allow you to have both running at the same time.

    4 Apr 2005
    Avoid Bootloader Trouble When Using Raid1 (trench)
    Here's how to avoid some pitfalls when installing SUSE Linux onto a Raid 1 device.

    4 Apr 2005
    KNetStats is a Great Network Monitoring Tool. (tip)
    KNetStats, a python-enabled applet that sits it the KDE System tray is a network monitor applet that will install and run under NLD 9, SUSE 9.2 Professional and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 with the python packages installed.

    4 Apr 2005
    Review of OpenOffice.org's Base (tip)
    OpenOffice.org hasl introduced a database application to its office suite. Newsforge takes an in-depth look.

    1 Apr 2005
    Changing the Virtual Office team file store location without using CIFS (feature)
    A number of people have asked about configuring the team file store location. This article by Novell Engineer Daniel Shelley describes how to configure it correctly as well as how to use an undocumented feature to move the team file store to a different, local location without using CIFS.

    31 Mar 2005
    All Timezones Are Not Created Equal (feature)
    If your calendars seem to be jostling appointments around at daylight savings boundaries, double check your timezone designations! Danita Zanre tells all.

    31 Mar 2005
    Using Lotus Notes R5.12 in Novell Linux Desktop 9 (tip)
    Looking for a way to run Lotus Notes on your Linux desktop? It can be done.

    31 Mar 2005
    Formativ TUT333 BrainShare Session Example Source Code (trench)
    Advansys has made available the Formativ source code for their TUT333 BrainShare session examples, which illustrate programming techniques for extending the GroupWise client. Download it here.

    31 Mar 2005
    Installing GroupWise on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (feature)
    John Hurst shares some easy step-by-step instructions he put together for installing GroupWise on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.

    30 Mar 2005
    Extend Your Panels Using Gnome Drawers. (feature)
    With all of the applets, objects, and menus you can add to your panels in Novell Linux Desktop, you might find yourself running out of space. You can easily increase that rapidly waning panel space by building a few panel drawers.

    30 Mar 2005
    Need a Backup? (feature)
    Jason explains why rsync is such a great program to backup your hard drive.

    30 Mar 2005
    Eight Cool Years (feature)
    Novell Cool Solutions celebrated its eighth anniversary on 15 December 2005 and conducted a People's Choice competition to honor the people who made the stuff that made us famous. Come see the top three nominees, and cast your vote for (or write in) your personal favorite. Five lucky vote-casters will receive 100 WebWise Rewards points.

    29 Mar 2005
    Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols reviews the Novell Linux Small Business Suite (tip)
    During BrainShare, Jack Messman, CEO of Novell stated "NLSBS (Novell Linux Small Business Suite) is the first end-to-end, server-to-desktop Linux solution that offers a clear alternative for small businesses."

    29 Mar 2005
    Is Novell Committed to Linux? (tip)
    Joe Barr recounts his experience on day 4 of BrainShare.

    29 Mar 2005
    Novell, Open Source, and Microsoft... (tip)
    Peter Galli entertains many questions and claims from both Novell and Microsoft in this article about where Novell is headed in its efforts to convert its user base to Linux.

    29 Mar 2005
    Novell Linux Desktop Review (tip)
    Tom Adelstein can't get enough of Novell Linux Desktop. Having written about it once last November, he has more to say in this great review.

    24 Mar 2005
    Portlock Linux Boot CD (tool)
    Comprehensive tool for managing storage on DOS, Linux, NetWare and Windows systems.

    24 Mar 2005
    Novell Announces Enhancements for GroupWise (feature)
    At BrainShare this week, Novell announced an extended support policy, new product features and a no-cost, pre-bundled SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for the next version of GroupWise, due later this year. Read the press release here.

    24 Mar 2005
    Cool Tool: GroupWise Mailbox Size Parser (GWCHECK.LOG) (trench)
    Updated: This utility reads the GWCheck.log for users' mailbox size and then creates a htm report with all the information sorted by the size of the mailbox. Download it here.

    24 Mar 2005
    Notify Announces Enhanced Enterprise Mobility Solution For Novell GroupWise Users (trench)
    Notify Technology Corporation announced at Novell's BrainShare Conference 2005 that it has enhanced its current NotifyLink Enterprise Edition for GroupWise product to support both wired and wireless mobile devices. Get the details here.

    24 Mar 2005
    Tip: How to Create a GroupWise 6.5 SP4 Overlay CD (tip)
    Sharad Sharma shares a quick tip on how to create a GroupWise 6.5 SP4 Overlay CD you can use when installing a new GroupWise 6.5 system.

    23 Mar 2005
    Workaround for ZENworks Problem after upgrading to NetWare 5.1 SP7 (tip)
    Wim Focke shares his workaround to a ZENworks inventory problem that started occurring right after they applied SP7.

    23 Mar 2005
    HowTo: Create and Use Stomfi's Cool School Show Part 1 (feature)
    Cool School Show is a multimedia presentation, editing, and review system for students to include their own school work in any field of endeavour for viewing and rating by other students in friendly competition.

    22 Mar 2005
    SUSE Linux 9.3 Professional Review 2 (German version) (feature)
    In einer Fortsetzung seines Reviews gibt uns Scott tiefere Einblicke in die Features des brandneuen SUSE Linux Professional 9.3 Betriebssystems.

    18 Mar 2005
    Set Up Linux Kernel Crash Dump (LKCD) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (feature)
    Gather crucial system information during a system crash with LKCD.

    17 Mar 2005
    Specify Boot Runlevel As A Startup Parameter (tip)
    Learn how to change the boot runlevel from the boot options line.

    17 Mar 2005
    Smart Downloading of Open Enterprise Server (tip)
    Before you download the eval of Open Enterprise Server, check this out. Some people are inadvertently causing themselves unnecessary grief by downloading all the ISO images, rather than just the ones they need. Here's a little rundown of the images you'll need for each installation scenario. We also explain how to get the special code that gives you 30-day free access to updates and patches via ZENworks Linux Management. Good stuff!

    17 Mar 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using Auto-Date: Part 1 (tip)
    This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip is the first of a series of articles that will help you learn how to use auto-date's lesser-known features. This article shows you how to schedule a recurring item near or on certain days of the month.

    17 Mar 2005
    GroupWise Migration Utility 2.0.1 for Microsoft Exchange (feature)
    New Update: Download the latest GroupWise Migration Utility for Microsoft Exchange. The Migration Utility enables you to migrate mailboxes, distribution lists, and public folders from an Exchange system into a GroupWise system.

    17 Mar 2005
    Tip: How to implement LDAP lookups from a Barracuda Spam Firewall (tip)
    Brian Nagozruk shares his solution on how to configure a Barracuda 300 to deliver mail to GroupWise 6.5 using LDAP queries to validate email addresses.

    17 Mar 2005
    Tip: Creating Multiple Internet Domains for the Same User (tip)
    Matt Ray shares his solution on how to create multiple internet domains for the same user.

    17 Mar 2005
    The Top Ten Reasons People are Excited About the Omni Novell Linux Desktop Multiplier (tip)
    Read why people are excited about the Omni Novell Linux Desktop Multiplier.

    16 Mar 2005
    NetWare 6.5 SP3 and Virtual Office (tip)
    If you have VO installed here is some information you MUST know before updating your 6.5 server to SP3.

    16 Mar 2005
    Move Your /home to Another Computer (feature)
    Scott demonstrates how to migrate a user's settings from one computer to another.

    16 Mar 2005
    More Linux Games (feature)
    Scott adds to the ever-increasing list of great games for Linux.

    16 Mar 2005
    Sync Up The Taskbar and the Desktop in Gnome (feature)
    Jason shows us how to allow the Gnome desktops to be completely separate in both the toolbar and the desktop real estate.

    16 Mar 2005
    Trick Out Your KDE Desktop (feature)
    Scott takes a look at some neat ways to customize your KDE desktop.

    16 Mar 2005
    Windows Users Can Feel at Home Exploring Files in Linux (trench)
    Some users might feel a bit intimidated at first when they open Gnome's file explorer. BrainStorm, INC. explains how to get a "Windows" look and feel in Gnome.

    16 Mar 2005
    Windows Shortcuts for Firefox Tabs on Linux (tip)
    KDE users need not fret about Firefox's tab-changing keyboard shortcuts. Jason explains how to quickly set the shortcuts the same as in Windows.

    16 Mar 2005
    Sticky Notes for Gnome (feature)
    Can't find your pen and paper? Sticky Notes is faster anyway.

    16 Mar 2005
    Heads Up: Open Enterprise Server has Left the Building (tip)
    The Novell Open Enterprise Server eval is now available. Buzz on over and take it for a spin. It's truly amazing stuff. And if you are migrating from a competitor like Microsoft or Red Hat, buy it now while there's a special migration promotion underway.

    16 Mar 2005
    HowTo: Create a Factory Rejects Data Recording system Part 4 (feature)
    This HowTo explains the creation of a turn key system for collecting and analysing factory reject data. In this Part 4 we will develop collecting the reject data from key strokes using standard keyboards, screens and computers.

    16 Mar 2005
    Enable/Disable the Chat Gadget in Virtual Office (Updated for Open Enterprise Server) (feature)
    Versions of Virtual Office released after NetWare 6.5 SP1 are shipped with the Chat gadget disabled, including the NLS and OES releases of Virtual Office. Earlier releases of Virtual Office shipped with the Chat gadget enabled. Daniel Shelley explains how to adjust it to your liking.

    16 Mar 2005
    Keeping your Roaming Users from Hogging the T1 Bandwidth (trench)
    When Kevin Garibaldi's roaming users needed to access their personal and shared folders from different campuses, they used to consume huge gobs of bandwidth on the T1 line. Here's his elegant solution.

    16 Mar 2005
    Deploying Printers to Highly Restricted School Workstations (trench)
    A high school administrator explains how he gets printers deployed via iPrint onto the school workstations, despite the restrictions.

    15 Mar 2005
    How to Send Messages to a GroupWise Distribution List via LDAP (feature)
    GroupWise distribution lists can be used by mail clients other than GroupWise. Suppose you're in a bind and need to get important information out to everyone on a particular GroupWise distribution list, but you don't have access to GroupWise. By completing the steps in this document now, you will be prepared to handle the situation.

    15 Mar 2005
    HowTo: Create and Use Stomfi's Cool School Show Part 3 (feature)
    Cool School Show is a multimedia presentation, editing, and review system for students to include their own school work in any field of endeavour for viewing and rating by other students in friendly competition. This third part of this HowTo series shows you the scripts so that the local user can edit and add new shows.

    15 Mar 2005
    HowTo: Create and Use Stomfi's Cool School Show Part 2 (feature)
    Cool School Show is a multimedia presentation, editing, and review system for students to include their own school work in any field of endeavour for viewing and rating by other students in friendly competition. The first part of this HowTo showed you all the windows used in the system. This second part shows you the objects and scripts that make it all work.

    11 Mar 2005
    Creating NSS Volumes on Open Enterprise Server Linux (tip)
    Here's a quick tip for those installing OES for Linux, who may be planning to create NSS volumes.

    10 Mar 2005
    Flagging GroupWise Directories as "Purge Immediate" (feature)
    Manually flagging GroupWise directories as "purge immediate" can be time consuming and frustrating. In this article, Sean Kirkby shows two methods you can use that will automatically flag the directories in a matter of seconds.

    10 Mar 2005
    Scanning the GroupWise Message Store for Viruses and Content (trench)
    Viruses rapidly mutate and new viruses come on the scene quickly. These viruses can often penetrate a perimeter defense before anti-virus vendors can update their signature files. GWAVA has the ability to go back into the GroupWise message store and scan for viruses that may lay dormant or hidden from the perimeter defense. This white paper explains how to search out, find, and destroy this hidden threat.

    10 Mar 2005
    Cool Tool: BrainShare 2005 iCal Importer for GroupWise (trench)
    This new tool imports your customized calendar as GroupWise Posted Appointments and allows you to set them as Free, Busy, Out of Office, Tentative or as a note. This tool is provided with the compliments of Messaging Architects. Download it here.

    10 Mar 2005
    Try BrainStorm's Edge Expert for free and reduce help desk calls up to 70 percent (trench)
    Novell wanted to dramatically reduce its internal GroupWise support calls. They looked to Edge Expert by BrainStorm, Inc.?, Novell's Authorized End User Training Partner to do the trick. To learn more about how Novell reduced help desk calls by nearly 70 percent and to register to use Edge Expert free for the rest of this year click here.

    10 Mar 2005
    Switching Virtual Desktops (trench)
    Do you want a quick way to switch between desktops? How about using the middle mouse wheel. Klaas shows us how he performed this cool little trick.

    10 Mar 2005
    GWAVA and Omni Announce GroupWise Solution Alliance (trench)
    GWAVA and Omni recently announced an alignment of their products to offer the global GroupWise community focused solutions. To better serve their GroupWise customers and to eliminate duplication of development and support, GEE Whiz is now part of the GWAVA family of GroupWise security products. Find out more.

    10 Mar 2005
    Formativ Applet: Remind Me (tool)
    Create automatic reminder messages in your GroupWise account

    9 Mar 2005
    YAST Online Update De-Mystified (feature)
    What is YAST Online Update, and how does it differ from a system upgrade? Scott explains all this and more.

    9 Mar 2005
    Novell Linux Desktop System Upgrade How-To (feature)
    Like to keep your Novell Linux Desktop system as up-to-date as possible? Scott shows how this is done.

    9 Mar 2005
    Centralis PrintHere: Simple Location-Based Printing for Novell iPrint (feature)
    Many organisations with iPrint want greater administrative control over their users printing or require a much simpler way of presenting a list of suitable printers to the user. Centralis, specialists in designing added-value solutions for Novell environments since 2001, have developed Centralis PrintHere to meet this customer requirement for simple, location-based printing. Come get the scoops in this Centralis AppNote.

    9 Mar 2005
    Gimp Tips Part 4: Selective Colorization (feature)
    Jason shows us how The Gimp can be used to make normal pictures a bit more artistic using selective colorization.

    8 Mar 2005
    Streaming Windows Media through Mozilla Firefox on Novell Linux Desktop (tip)
    Novell's Dave Chenworth walks us through running streaming Windows Media through Firefox. Don't want to miss this one.

    8 Mar 2005
    Evolution Frequently Asked Questions (feature)
    Here is a list of common questions that are asked about Evolution. (And, of course, the answers.)

    3 Mar 2005
    Problems After Changing the Monitor Resolution (trench)
    Did your icons disappear after changing your screen resolution? Perhaps Akbur's solution is for you.

    3 Mar 2005
    Changing GNOME Themes (tip)
    Looking for a way to customize your themes on GNOME? Well look no further.

    3 Mar 2005
    Local Utah Linux Users Speak Out About SUSE. (feature)
    Ever wondered what normal, every-day, run-of-the-mill Linux users have to say about SUSE Linux? Read on...

    3 Mar 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Changing Column Type, Size, and Order (tip)
    This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip shows you how easy it is to customize your item list views. You can easily add a column for cellular numbers, delete existing address book columns, and customize the columns in any of your item list views.

    3 Mar 2005
    GroupWise 6.5 Support Pack 4 Now Available (feature)
    Heads Up -- there's a new support pack available for GroupWise 6.5. This Support Pack contains updates for all components in the GroupWise 6.5 product. Download it here.

    3 Mar 2005
    Layered Defense Against Spam using GroupWise and 3rd-Party Solutions (trench)
    Recently, a small financial firm in Alabama put in place a layered defense model to decrease spam and viruses. They found that this model decreased spam by 99.889% and viruses by 100%. This article will delineate the model that they used through need analysis, implementation of components and cost and maintenance.

    1 Mar 2005
    Using iFolder to Synchronize Firefox Bookmarks (trench)
    Annoyed by multiple systems and multiple bookmarks? Come see how Sean used iFolder to synchronize bookmarks for Firefox browser.

    1 Mar 2005
    Easy Way to Debug SSL Connections (trench)
    Chander Ganesan vouches for OpenSSL as a great way to debug SSL connections without complex scripts or tools.

    1 Mar 2005
    HowTo: Create a Factory Rejects Data Recording system Part 3 (feature)
    This HowTo explains the creation of a turn key system for collecting and analysing factory reject data. In this part of this how to we shall build the Operators admin and Charting stacks and the shell scripts that do the processing, and add these to our RejCtl application. This will finish the first aim of this HowTo.

    1 Mar 2005
    What is so great about Firefox? (feature)
    Jason gives us the top reasons why he thinks Firefox is the best browser around. Everything from easily detectible security, to Firefox's extensibility.

    1 Mar 2005
    Basic Mounting Differences between Windows and Linux (trench)
    For Linux newbies, understanding how Linux mounts multiple hard drives can be a bit confusing. Jason helps us understand the basics of what Linux does with your hard drives.

    1 Mar 2005
    Against the Enemies of Linux (tip)
    Nelson Pratt of the pro-Linux organization has a few words against what the enemies of Linux claim.

    25 Feb 2005
    Basics: How do I end the X-server state? (feature)
    I'm currently using the Novell Linux Desktop at home and I wanted to install the NVIDIA drivers for my graphics card. When attempting to install the drivers I receive a message stating that it can't be done because I'm within an X-server state.

    24 Feb 2005
    Tip: Updating GroupWise 6.5 Components Without Shutting Down the System (tip)
    When installing or updating GroupWise 6.5 components, during the WebAccess portion you are prompted to shut down all agents / Apache web server, and Java. Chuck Bardram shows you how you can keep the mail system / server up during the install and not have to reboot to start the new agents.

    24 Feb 2005
    BrainStorm, Inc. offers upgrade protection for GroupWise Quick Start Cards (trench)
    We know GroupWise Sequoia hasn't released yet, but when it does, BrainStorm will give you free GroupWise Sequoia Quick Start Cards?it's kind of like software upgrade protection for your GroupWise training tools. Find out more.

    23 Feb 2005
    Authenticating SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 and NLD to eDirectory via LDAP (tip)
    Here's a nifty Authentication Guide for SLES and NLD 9 users, contributed by reader Henry Louey. It covers server-side and client-side authentication, with plenty of screen shots and step-by-step instructions.

    23 Feb 2005
    Do I Have Permission? (feature)
    Confused by file permissions? Scott clears up the mystery.

    23 Feb 2005
    Novell Linux Desktop Equivalents of Windows Software - New and Improved (feature)
    Back by popular demand, Scott outlines an expanded version of the Linux Equivalents of Windows software.

    23 Feb 2005
    Customizing the Contacts Views in Evolution (feature)
    Like to tweak the layout of your Contacts list in Evolution? Scott shows us how this is done.

    22 Feb 2005
    Novell Linux Desktop Overview: Installation (feature)
    Heads up, Windows users. If you aren't planning to move completely away from don't worry. The NLD (Novell Linux Desktop) installation will automatically create a dual boot system if Windows was already installed on your system. This will allow you to move at your own pace. However, if you do run into issues, we would love to hear what's holding you back.

    22 Feb 2005
    Burning an ISO or Creating a CD (tip)
    It is very simple to burn an ISO image. This article will walk you through the process.

    22 Feb 2005
    Zip and Unzip in Linux (tip)
    Zipping and Unzipping files in GNOME is made easy with a utility called File Roller.

    19 Feb 2005
    GWQuoting (tool)
    A smart GroupWise Quoting replacement.

    18 Feb 2005
    Basics: How to Automatically Back up a Linux file to a Windows Machine on a LAN (feature)
    Richard wonders how to automatically back up a Linux file to a Windows machine on a LAN? He wants this to happen whenever he exits a shell script. Stomfi lays it all out.

    17 Feb 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Changing Header Appearances (tip)
    This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip shows you how to spice up your GroupWise window's appearance by changing the header colors and font sizes. Try it out!

    17 Feb 2005
    Cool Tool: GWQuoting (trench)
    Check out this free tool from computer & competence GmbH that adds internet-style quoting to your reply messages.

    17 Feb 2005
    Cleaning up Sent Items...Automatically! (tip)
    Bryan Keadle shares a tip on how to create a rule that will delete Sent Items that are older than 90 days.

    16 Feb 2005
    Gimp Tips Part 3: Fading Photography Edges (feature)
    Sometimes your photos need a softer feel to them. Jason shows us how to use The Gimp to get the desired effect.

    16 Feb 2005
    Novell Linux Desktop 9 Review (tip)
    Computer World gives a nice concise review of their take on whether NLD can take on Windows XP on the corporate desktop.

    15 Feb 2005
    Text-Only Email in Evolution (feature)
    Want to streamline your email? Scott shows how to write text-only email messages in Evolution.

    15 Feb 2005
    Why Consider Linux, Anyway? (feature)
    Considering the current trend of migrating from Windows? Scott gives some convincing arguments for doing so.

    15 Feb 2005
    OSSNews Reviews Novell Linux Desktop (tip)
    Eugenia Loli-Queru, an editor at osnews.com shares her thoughts about Novell Linux Desktop 9.

    15 Feb 2005
    BZFlag and TORCS (feature)
    Scott shares two more excellent Linux games.

    15 Feb 2005
    Akregator - RSS News Reader (feature)
    Like to read RSS Feeds? Akregator might just be what you've been waiting for.

    12 Feb 2005
    Novell Linux Desktop 9 Support Pack 1 Available (tip)
    The Novell Linux Desktop 9 Support Pack 1 will be available through Novell's ZLM Server on February 12, 2005. Here is how that update will occur.

    12 Feb 2005
    How to Subscribe your Red Carpet client to Novell's ZLM Update Service (tip)
    Come get the scoops about subscribing to the ZLM Update Service.

    11 Feb 2005
    Novell Reveals Long-term Plans for GroupWise (feature)
    Novell unveiled the long-term plans for Novell GroupWise, including plans for three releases over the next four years.

    11 Feb 2005
    Novell's Long-term Plans for GroupWise - Q&A (feature)
    Get more details about Novell's long-term plans for GroupWise in this Q&A.

    11 Feb 2005
    Accessing Novell's Support Forums through Pan (feature)
    There is a great little news reader called Pan that comes with many Linux desktops. This article will walk you through setting up Pan to access Novell's Support Forums. And even though Pan is an application typically used in GNOME, it can be used in KDE as well.

    10 Feb 2005
    GEE Whiz 2.0 Public BETA Now Available (feature)
    Omni Technology Solution's Gee Whiz 2.0 Public Beta is now available. Read the Top 10 Reasons why people are excited about GEE Whiz 2.0 Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus for GroupWise and NetMail, and download the beta today!

    10 Feb 2005
    GroupWise Import Utility 2.0 for Microsoft Outlook (feature)
    The GroupWise Import Utility for Microsoft Outlook imports personal information from Outlook PST (Personal Folder Storage) files on your workstation into your GroupWise mailbox or archive. Download it here.

    10 Feb 2005
    Cool Tip: Launching Applications using Notify and Rules (tip)
    Matt Ray shares his solution on how to launch an application using Notify and Rules when an email from a specific user is received.

    9 Feb 2005
    Gimp Tips Part 2: Rounding Corners (feature)
    Jason shows us some tricks with getting corners to have a nice round edge in The Gimp.

    9 Feb 2005
    Easy Command-Line Introduction (feature)
    Intimidated by the command line? There's really nothing to it, as Scott demonstrates with this quick and easy overview.

    9 Feb 2005
    Installing RPM Files (trench)
    "Once I download an RPM, how do I install it?" Scott answers this question for us in this brief guide.

    9 Feb 2005
    Message Templates in Evolution (feature)
    Would you like to use message templates in Evolution? Scott shows us how in this simple guide.

    3 Feb 2005
    Cannot Install Intel536ep Modem on a Linux Desktop (tip)
    Have an Intel modem that you are trying to get up and running with your Linux desktop? Here is an example of how to accomplish the task.

    3 Feb 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Filtering Discussion Threads (tip)
    When you use discussion threads, some of the threads may just not be pertinent for you. Read this week's BrainStorm Cool tip for instructions on how to filter these threads so they won't show up in your window.

    3 Feb 2005
    Formativ Applet: Attachment Checker Solution (feature)
    Have you ever sent an email message to someone without that important file you stated was attached? The Attachment Checker is a free solution from Advansys which will help avoid those embarrassing and potentially costly omissions. Download it here!

    3 Feb 2005
    Using a Different Browser for Embedded Links in Email (tip)
    Brian Cooper shares his solution on how to make Firefox the default browser that opens when clicking on web links in GroupWise email.

    3 Feb 2005
    Formativ Applet: Attachment Checker Solution (tool)
    Scans message for phrases that infer you meant to add an attachment. If phrase found, but no attachments are present, it asks if you forgot to add an attachment.

    2 Feb 2005
    How to Setup an NFS Export on your Linux Desktop (tip)
    Joe Harmon explains how to setup an NFS Export on SUSE Linux desktops.

    2 Feb 2005
    How to install Packages on your Linux Desktop (tip)
    Sometimes you will receive some popup or error message indicating that you don't have a certain package installed. Or perhaps you have found an additional piece of software that you need, but you're not sure how to install it now that you found it. This document will walk you through installing packages through Red Carpet and Yast2.

    2 Feb 2005
    Beige Paper: Upgrading and Deploying Open Enterprise Server into a NetWare 4.11\4.2 tree (Revision 1) (feature)
    The Deployment team at Novell has begun creating a series of papers explaining exactly how they have deployed Open Enterprise Server in some very specific scenarios. Here's how they did it in a NetWare 4.11/4.2 tree.

    2 Feb 2005
    Resolution problems with SUSE Linux in a .local domain (tip)
    Many companies that had a Microsoft network have setup their Windows network to use the .local domain policy. If someone then introduced a SUSE Linux box (with the 2.6 kernel) they would end up having resolution issues with that network. Here's the workaround.

    2 Feb 2005
    HowTo: Create a Factory Rejects Data Recording system Part 2 (feature)
    This HowTo explains the creation of a turn key system for collecting and analysing factory reject data. The use of Linux has let this system be developed. Any other solution platform would put the cost way out of the reach of the small businesses for whom it was designed.

    2 Feb 2005
    Beige Paper: Installing OES for Linux into a NetWare 5.1 Tree (Revision 1) (feature)
    The Deployment team at Novell has begun creating a series of papers explaining exactly how they have deployed Open Enterprise Server in some very specific scenarios. Here's how they did it in a NetWare 5.1 tree.

    2 Feb 2005
    Customizing Messages in Evolution (feature)
    Like to spice up your email messages? Scott demonstrates the simplicity of creativity in email correspondence.

    2 Feb 2005
    Gimp Tips Part 1: Resizing Images (feature)
    Photoshop isn't the only program that can juggle your pixels effectively. Jason shows us the difference between image and canvas resizing. He also show us how to resize an image using The Gimp.

    2 Feb 2005
    A New Cool Solutions Site - Novell Security Manager! (feature)
    That's right - we are launching a brand-new Cool Solutions site, dedicated to the brand-new Novell Security Manager product. Get the details here!

    2 Feb 2005
    CD-RW's in Linux? Works like a charm. (feature)
    Jason tells us about some pitfalls and how to avoid them while using CD-RW's with Linux.

    2 Feb 2005
    Improve Printing Speeds, and Keep Users off your Back (trench)
    Tony Kelly explains how he successfully kept the Windows spooler from stopping, and made printing snappy again. Good sleuthing, Tony!

    2 Feb 2005
    Avoiding Processor Error after Upgrading to NetWare 6.5 SP3 (trench)
    If doing a remote upgrade of NW6.5SP2 to SP3 causes a processor error after reboot when it tries to load old drivers, check out this tip from Kevin Mahnke.

    1 Feb 2005
    Another Way to Find out Which Student was Using Which Workstation, When (trench)
    Don Johnston has figured out another solution to the problem of how to identify who was using a specific computer at a specific time (like, say, when a nasty gram gets sent to President Bush from your school lab). Check this out.

    1 Feb 2005
    Dress up the Drive Icons for Windows Explorer Users (trench)
    If your Windows Explorer users have trouble when you say things like "select your H drive," here's a nifty little tool that will create drive icons that even the most innocent of endusers can use.

    1 Feb 2005
    Fixing the Time Sync after Reboot Problem (trench)
    Deepak Sharma used to lose time sync after rebooting his Compaq Proliant server. Here's his simple solution.

    1 Feb 2005
    Making a Disaster Recovery Image (trench)
    Here's how Kevin O'Neill makes CD images to backup his network.

    1 Feb 2005
    Mounting NetWare Volumes under Linux (trench)
    The Linux kernel does not natively support mounting Novell NetWare 4/5 volumes, but here's how you can do it.

    1 Feb 2005
    Firefox Shortcuts (tip)
    Ever wondered how to manage Firefox with the keyboard? The guys at the mozilla foundation haven't left you out in the cold...

    1 Feb 2005
    Double SYNC -- Using RSYNC Simultaneously With and Without Branch Office for Data Backup (trench)
    Some people might already be using (or considering) Nterprise Branch Office, in order to realize the savings on hardware and administrative costs. But they are also using full-fledged NetWare servers where the Branch Office appliance is not appropriate, and may want to leverage the same benefit of using RSYNC to replicate files from the full servers, at the same time. Can RSYNC do both? You bet it can. Gary Childers tells all.

    1 Feb 2005
    HowTo: Create a Factory Rejects Data Recording system Part 1 (feature)
    Stomfi explains the creation of a turnkey system for collecting and analysing factory reject data. Great practical application for IT pros who support factory production workers.

    1 Feb 2005
    Workaround if NetWare 6 Server chokes on SP5 (trench)
    If you've ever had a problem with the server abending when you're applying NW 6 SP5, come see what Michel van Spijk did about it.

    1 Feb 2005
    Installing NetWare 6.5 using ISO Images Hosted on another NetWare Server (trench)
    Rodney Crossman explains his cool method that saves on writable CDs and lets you install more than one server at a time during larger rollouts or beta testing.

    1 Feb 2005
    Letting Users Print from DOS to a Local Printer (trench)
    Shannon had some unhappy users who were unable to print to laserjet networked printers from DOS applications. Here's how she solved it.

    1 Feb 2005
    HowTo: Using the cron shell tool to automate procedures Part 3 of 3 (feature)
    Is this last part of the series we write the Gnuplot shell script which creates the data files and the plot configuration files for some bar charts which are saved as png pictures. An html file script is used to create a report. Lastly we look at this report and see how to use its methods to create a newsletter.

    1 Feb 2005
    Workaround if Installing Spooling Delays your Printers (trench)
    When a spooling security feature is installed either before or as part of windows 2000 sp4 it causes all Novell 4.11 (and perhaps other versions) printers installed on the computer to have a 30-second delay. Here's how to fix it.

    1 Feb 2005
    Making NFAP/NFS create an NFAUUser object (trench)
    We found that NFAP/NFS SCHINST.NLM could not create NFAUUser object. Here's how we solved the problem.

    1 Feb 2005
    How to Run Binary-Only Application Packages on Various Versions of Linux (feature)
    This article provides a migration path for users who have invested in proprietary application packages that were certified for specific versions of various basic libraries (such as glibc) but who now intend to run them on different versions.

    1 Feb 2005
    Minimize Your Maximizing with Multiple Desktops (feature)
    BrainStorm introduces us the Linux concept of having multiple desktops.

    1 Feb 2005
    Ximian's co-creator Nat Friedman entertains the future... (tip)
    Got questions about HULA, XGL, Interoperability between Evolution and GroupWise? Nat gives his vision of the future of Linux and Novell. A very insightful interview.

    1 Feb 2005
    Manually Mounting a USB Flash Drive in Linux (feature)
    Jason goes through the process step-by-step of how to manually mount a USB flash drive in Linux.

    1 Feb 2005
    Workaround if Server abends loading SLPTCP.NLM (trench)
    Our server would abend loading SLPTCP.NLM during boot up. Here's how we fixed it.

    1 Feb 2005
    Cool Tool: BrainShare Session Importer for GroupWise (feature)
    If you're going to BrainShare and you have finished registering for the breakout sessions, try out this free tool from 'bond' Software Entwicklung GmbH that will import your 2005 BrainShare schedule into GroupWise. Download it here.

    1 Feb 2005
    Designing Multi-tiered Service-Oriented Systems (feature)
    This is the first of a series of articles that will explore building multi-tiered service-oriented systems. This article outlines techniques and best practices for designing such systems in J2EE.

    1 Feb 2005
    Basics: Can I use a Linux CD to Recover a Crashed Windows Machine? (feature)
    Stomfi answers this question from Amit: Hello, I have a laptop whose OS - NT 2000 has crashed. I was wondering if I could use a live CD with Linux OS to run the machine again. My laptop does not have DVD drive, only a CD drive. If it is not possible could you please give me the other best option to make the machine work again.

    27 Jan 2005
    I Want Notify (for GroupWise Cross-Platform Client) (feature)
    The Cross-Platform Client for GroupWise (Linux and Mac) does not yet have a native Notify program. And for those of us who have been using GroupWise for a long time, we have found that living without Notify is almost as bad as the thought of living without GroupWise itself! Learn how to get Notification of GroupWise mail on your Linux desktop in this article by Danita Zanre.

    27 Jan 2005
    Editing a File ID (FID) Using ConsoleOne (tip)
    If you need to create a GroupWise user with a specific FID for accessing an archive, or restoring a deleted user, Gert ter Burg shares a quick tip on how to edit the FID using ConsoleOne.

    27 Jan 2005
    Authenticating GroupWise Users Against a Non-Novell LDAP Server (tip)
    Jim Klein shares his solution on how to authenticate to another LDAP directory, such as OpenLDAP (on a non-eDirectory server, like Mac X or Linux with a Samba/OpenLDAP combo).

    26 Jan 2005
    NFS Saves the Day (feature)
    How do you install software on a network of SUSE machines without the CDs? It's easier than you think! Scott shows us how.

    26 Jan 2005
    OpenOffice Calc (feature)
    Scott runs through a quick intro to OpenOffice Calc, the spreadsheet application for Linux.

    26 Jan 2005
    How's the Weather, in Gnome? (feature)
    Jason shows us how to get some automatic weather updates posted conveniently on the Gnome panel.

    26 Jan 2005
    Filters for Evolution (feature)
    Scott takes us through the ease of setting up filters in Evolution to manage messages.

    26 Jan 2005
    Is Linux Here to Stay? (feature)
    Steve Hamm gives a refreshingly detailed analysis on why he believes Linux is here to stay, and why it is bound for success in seriously competing with Micosoft.

    26 Jan 2005
    Weathering the Hurricanes of 2004 (feature)
    The 2004 hurricane season affected many Cool Solutions readers living in Florida as well as Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, and other Caribbean locations. We wondered what happened to the networks of all the people involved in the hurricanes, and we held a contest to find out how people fared. Come see the winning entries, and take a moment to consider how your own Disaster Recovery Plan would have fared in these circumstances.

    25 Jan 2005
    Optimize iFolder Storage with CaminoSoft Managed Server HSM (trench)
    Here's another Cool Solution from CaminoSoft. NetWare and Windows customers now have a way to deploy iFolder without breaking the bank on storage and keeping all those inactive user files on expensive SAN high performance disk arrays.

    25 Jan 2005
    Basics: Mounting Linux CDs (feature)
    Stomfi explains to a 67-year old newbie how to mount floppy disks and CDs on a Linux machine.

    25 Jan 2005
    Installing Pure-FTPd on SUSE Linux Professional (feature)
    Pure-FTPd is a free, secure, production-quality and standard-conformant FTP server based on Troll-FTPd. It provides simple answers to common needs, plus unique useful features for personal users as well as hosting providers. Follow along as Cool Solutions' Kevin Millecam takes his SUSE box up a notch by adding this FTP server to the mix.

    24 Jan 2005
    GroupWise Toolbox 1.8 (tool)
    Expand the functionality of Novell GroupWise.

    24 Jan 2005
    TeamPlanner for GroupWise (tool)
    Display appointments of multiple users.

    20 Jan 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Delaying Delivery (tip)
    Sometimes the timing of an e-mail message is very important, but what if you are out of the office at the time you need to send a message or miss a reminder to send a message at a specific time? Take a look at this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn how to set the message delivery time using Delayed Delivery.

    20 Jan 2005
    Cool Tip: Building a Better Disk Check Event (tip)
    If internal policy and politics prevent you as an Administrator from restricting mailbox size or attachment size, consider setting up staggered Disk Check events to notify you of an impending low disk space situation on your mail volume. Jonathan Laudicina shares some examples of how he uses Disk Check Events.

    20 Jan 2005
    Cool Tip: Fix for GroupWise Error - GWNFY1xx.DLL (tip)
    If you've ever had the error "Unable to locate an interface language DLL. Looking for GWNFY1xx.DLL" ( xx is the language abbreviation), take a look at this tip from Tony Kelly for information on how to fix it.

    20 Jan 2005
    Mounting an ISO Image on a Linux Desktop (tip)
    Ever need to mount an ISO image on Novell Linux Desktop? Here's how you do it.

    20 Jan 2005
    GroupWise and BlackBerry - Everything you Need to Know (trench)
    If users are asking you for tips on how to use BlackBerry, Consilient's end user training courses can bring them up to speed in just a few hours. Get the details here.

    20 Jan 2005
    Cool Tool: PortaMail for SmartPhone (trench)
    PortaMail for SmartPhone is a complete solution for synchronizing your Microsoft SmartPhone with Novell GroupWise. Download a trial version here.

    20 Jan 2005
    Resizing Your Gnome / KDE Panels (feature)
    Jason steps through the process of customizing your panel's size in both KDE and Gnome.

    20 Jan 2005
    More Great Games for Linux (feature)
    Scott continues with the search for the greatest games available for Linux.

    20 Jan 2005
    LinuxPlanet Reviews Novell Linux Desktop (tip)
    Bill Von Hagen gives us his impressions while installing Novell Linux Desktop. Also gives us advice on who would benefit most by using this operating system.

    20 Jan 2005
    eWeek Reviews Novell Linux Desktop 9 (tip)
    eWEEK has released an informative review of Novell Linux Desktop 9. It provides some background and their initial impressions of the product.

    20 Jan 2005
    Taking Screenshots in Linux (feature)
    Is it as easy to take screenshots in Linux as it is in Windows? Jason explains multiple easy methods of getting screenshots in Linux. You might be surprised.

    20 Jan 2005
    Setting up an Account in Evolution (feature)
    Scott explains the in's and out's of how to set up your own account in Evolution.

    14 Jan 2005
    Installing NDISWrapper on Novell Linux Desktop (feature)
    Joe Harmon steps you through the process of installing the NDISWrapper modules.

    13 Jan 2005
    GWMailMerge 2.0.1.3 (tool)
    GroupWise mail merge add-on to create serial letters and emails within GroupWise.

    13 Jan 2005
    Introduction to OpenOffice.org (feature)
    Most people spend a lot of money on office suite software. OpenOffice.org is out to compete with the best of them, but it doesn't cost a dime. It also comes standard with every installation of Novell Linux Desktop and SUSE Linux 9.2 Professional.

    13 Jan 2005
    Quick Shortcuts in The Gimp (feature)
    Jason gives a quick tutorial on how to maximize the ease-of-use of The Gimp through assigning dynamic shortcuts. If you use Gimp a lot, this could save you quite a bit of time.

    13 Jan 2005
    A Slideshow for Your KDE Wallpaper (trench)
    Getting tired of seeing the same image on your desktop? Scott shows us how to spice things up on KDE by turning your desktop into a slideshow.

    13 Jan 2005
    PortaMail for SmartPhone (tool)
    Synchronize Microsoft SmartPhones with GroupWise 5.5 and later.

    13 Jan 2005
    Evolution Reviewed (feature)
    Scott continues his relentless pursuit to find the best email client around. According to this review, Evolution didn't do too poorly.

    13 Jan 2005
    TID: How the Target Service Agent for File Systems (TSAFS) works with GroupWise (tip)
    Check out this new TID from Novell Technical Support that explains how the new Target Service Agent for File Systems works with GroupWise Backup and Restore.

    9 Jan 2005
    HTML Development Tools in Linux (feature)
    Jason introduces us to three different text editors used in web development for Linux.

    9 Jan 2005
    HowTo: Using the cron shell tool to automate procedures - Part 2 of 3 (feature)
    In the first part of this HowTo we wrote several shell scripts to automate procedures. This is the last script which controls the sending of emails. Scripts like this replicate the checking tasks many administrative workers do. Like checking to see if someone has been sent an invoice and if they have paid or if not, have they been sent a reminder, and if so put them in the bad payers list, and send them a stronger one.

    7 Jan 2005
    Can't Create NSS Pool Object on OES Linux (tip)
    Avoid common problems when trying to create NSS volumes on OES Linux.

    7 Jan 2005
    Cool Solutions dot Com Forum (trench)
    For the last couple of years there has existed an evolving web presence that many of you may not have been aware of: the Cool Solutions.com advice forum. The regular contributors to the forum have several hundred years' worth of combined experience in Novell product deployment and support. They'll tell you where the imperfections are, and how to get along with them; introduce you to features you never knew existed, and point you at places to get further support if you need it.

    6 Jan 2005
    How Dave Does It: Extending GroupWise - Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus Solutions (trench)
    Here's the latest in Dave Muldoon's series on extending the features and functions of GroupWise. In this article, Dave provides some guidelines to consider when looking for anti-spam and anti-virus solutions to protect your GroupWise system.

    6 Jan 2005
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using Notify to Receive Alerts (tip)
    By utilizing and configuring Notify, you can make sure that you are only alerted to the new GroupWise items you deem as important. Learn how to use Notify in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    6 Jan 2005
    Retaining Personal Data and User Prefs when doing a Clean Linux Install (trench)
    Wondering how to keep your all of your personal information during an upgrade? Here is a quick tip to help you out.

    6 Jan 2005
    How to Force a Default Route when Using DHCP (trench)
    Is your system having trouble finding a default route? Read this quick tip on how to force a default route.

    6 Jan 2005
    Mozilla Mail Review (feature)
    Scott continues his quest to find the best email client available. Read more to find out the good, bad, and ugly about Mozilla Mail.

    6 Jan 2005
    How to launch applications at login in Gnome (tip)
    Need applications to start up automatically when you start Gnome? This little tip will show you how.

    6 Jan 2005
    Gimp -- Closing In on Photoshop... (feature)
    Installing and configuring The Gimp is quite easy. Jason runs through the process and explains some of the questions asked. He also runs over basic usage of The Gimp.

    6 Jan 2005
    Firefox Speed Tip (tip)
    If you've got broadband and want to speed your browsing experience, check this out. Simple, quick, and effective.

    4 Jan 2005
    Basics: Restarting KDE from a Command Prompt (feature)
    Frank C. wrote: " I decided to update my Linux installation with all the patches on Novell's web site. After rebooting, Linux boots to a command prompt. I know just enough basic commands to login in and get around but cannot figure out how to restart the KDE gui." Stomfi spells it out for you.

    4 Jan 2005
    Basics: How to find Linux Documentation on the World Wide Web (feature)
    Stomfi explains how to get your hands on Linux documentation, and explains more about basic Ethernet networking using IP addresses.

    4 Jan 2005
    Installing iPrint Printers via a Batch File and ZENworks (trench)
    Here's how to install iPrint printers via a batch file automatically, save the printer driver settings to a file, and put the driver settings back into the printer. (Just run a batch file from ZENworks!)

    2 Jan 2005
    AppNote: Updating Client on all Workstations via Login Script (appnote)
    Christian Mies explains how to upgrade all workstations to an updated client version. He did this for a customer with about 200 workstations using a solution that works completely by login script with no interaction from the IT help desk.

    2 Jan 2005
    Fixing High CPU Utilization Caused by Backup Exec (trench)
    Backup Exec will occasionally stick server utilization up to around 50% + on a NetWare 6.5 server (normally runs 0 to 1% ). This makes the server run very slowly, and we used to have to restart the server to fix this. But here's a much easier fix

    2 Jan 2005
    AppNote: iFolder Data Cleanup in eDirectory (appnote)
    Have you ever deleted an eDirectory user and tried to figure out what iFolder data directory needs to be cleaned up afterwards? One of the developers of iFolder created this utility that helps you find out which iFolder directory belongs to which user.

    2 Jan 2005
    Solving the Disk Full Errors on new NSS Volume (trench)
    After installing a new NSS volume, the users suddenly couldn't save or copy large files. Here's how they solved it.

    2 Jan 2005
    Full Backup for Disaster Recovery (trench)
    Greetings from Germany. Here's how we do disaster recovery backup.

    2 Jan 2005
    Adding To The Panels In Gnome. (feature)
    If dragging and dropping doesn't work, there are other simple ways to get items on your desktop panels in Gnome.

    2 Jan 2005
    Is Linux Only For Computers? (tip)
    Most people wouldn't think that devices such as robots, security cameras or hardware routers may use Linux. You might be surprised...

    1 Jan 2005
    HowTo: Share Files and Printers Between Linux and MS Windows with Samba (feature)
    This HowTo explains a foolproof method of sharing files and printers between a Microsoft and a Linux computer. Another good one from Stomfi.

    1 Jan 2005
    Google Auto-fill Replica for Linux (feature)
    One add-on for Internet Explorer which people seem to miss when they move to Linux is the Google Auto-fill feature. The firefox auto-fill extension just might save the day in this case.

    1 Jan 2005
    Remote Administration (feature)
    Scott gives us a couple of solutions to working on multiple computers in a single location. Perfect for when working in multiple locations just isn't a good idea.

    1 Jan 2005
    AppNote: Using DFS in a Clustered Environment (appnote)
    In NetWare 6.x, Novell Distributed File Services (DFS) allows you to develop a logical view of your storage. DFS uses a Volume Location Database (VLDB), which maps the physical location of NSS volumes on all servers in the tree. This AppNote explains how to get the VLDB Database running as a clustered resource, effectively allowing more flexibility in server assignment.

    1 Jan 2005
    HowTo: Using the Cron Shell Tool to Automate Procedures - Part 1 of 3 (feature)
    This HowTo explains how you can spend more time doing quality pursuits by using a Linux PC to automate general administrative tasks and procedures. There are three parts. The whole scheme is written using the Linux shell, as it is designed to run without any user intervention. This first part covers the strategy and most of the shell scripts.

    1 Jan 2005
    Telling IP from IPX in the Login Script (trench)
    Since in order to use clustering technology you have to use IP, we needed a way to distinguish IP from IPX clients in the login scripts. This would allow us to have two different drive mapping statements in one login script, one for IP clients and one for IPX clients.

    1 Jan 2005
    Solving the NSS Memory Problem (trench)
    On server load, I got NSS errors stating NSS did not have enough memory, add memory to server, then the server would go into a loop and keep on rebooting. Here's how I solved it.

    1 Jan 2005
    Installation Problems Solved (trench)
    If you're getting getting installation errors, make sure you check to see if there's a patch before spend too much time troubleshooting.

    1 Jan 2005
    Installing Apache, PHP, and MySQL on SUSE Linux Professional (feature)
    Cool Solutions' own Kevin Millecam jumped in the deep end of the Linux pool, and lived to tell about it. If you're a neophyte, this is essential reading. If you're a Linux expert, we'd love to hear anything you'd care to add.

    1 Jan 2005
    Backup Windows XP Computers using RSYNC and NetWare 6.5 (trench)
    Gary Childers (Mr. RSYNC) explains another cool use for RSYNC. This time he tells how to use it to backup data from a Windows XP laptop to a NetWare 6.5 server.

    30 Dec 2004
    Cool Tip: Printing Your Calendar View (tip)
    Mark Bogner wanted to print or email a nice looking color copy of his monthly calendar. After using categories for different events, and setting text colors for each category, the monthly calendar view can be printed to match! Read his solution here.

    30 Dec 2004
    Cool Tip: Finding Large Attachments (tip)
    Bruce Hillier shares an easy way to find and eliminate email messages that have large attachments over 2MB to help free up disk space.

    30 Dec 2004
    Cool Tip: Using LDAP Authentication for GroupWise 6.5.2 (tip)
    Shlomo Katz shares a quick tip he discovered while trying to solve some problems he was having using LDAP Authentication for GroupWise 6.5.2. He found a new switch in GroupWise 6.5.2, /noldapx, that can be added to the POA startup file.

    30 Dec 2004
    Computhink and GWAVA Ensure E-Mail Compliance for GroupWise with the Email Archive Service for GWAVA (feature)
    The ViewWise Email Archive Service for GWAVA helps your organization address government email retention regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley, SEC Rule 17a, and NASD Rule 3010. Get the details here.

    29 Dec 2004
    Let's get Involved: Helping the Asian Earthquake and Tsunami Victims (tip)
    We have many members of our Cool Solutions community, both readers and contributors, who live in the region that was devastated, and we send you our heartfelt condolences for your losses, and best wishes as you work to rebuild your lives.

    23 Dec 2004
    Cool Tool: GroupWise ADM for Language Settings (trench)
    Marcel Mertens shares a file that allows you to set the language of the GroupWise Client by using Windows Group Policy. Download here.

    23 Dec 2004
    Sending a Welcome Message to New Users (tip)
    In response to an Open Call in the GroupWise Q&A, Scott Flowers shares his solution on how you can automatically send a Welcome Message to new users added to your system.

    23 Dec 2004
    Build yourself a sNowflake (tip)
    As a little Yuletide gesture, here's a nifty tool from one of our designers.

    23 Dec 2004
    Heads Up: SUSE Linux Openexchange Server Changes Name (tip)
    Netline Internet Service announced recently that in Europe Novell will sell and provide training, maintenance and support for Netline's market-leading Open-Xchange Server (not available in US). Netline's Open-Xchange Server, the engine behind Novell's SUSE Linux Openexchange Server, is a modular, standards-based communications tool that provides small to medium businesses with flexible groupware functions. The Open-Xchange Server brand will replace the former brand of SUSE LINUX Openexchange Server on Novell's price list.

    23 Dec 2004
    HowTo: Create Artistic Backgrounds using the Gimp - Part 3 (feature)
    This is last part of the series, "Create Artistic Backgrounds using the Gimp". It shows the basics of creating and using layer channels and masks, and using filters and script-fu scripts in an artistic way. When you have completed these three how tos you will be able to create your own screen wallpaper, as well as birthday and Christmas cards.

    23 Dec 2004
    Strategy for Pitching Novell to the Boss: Compare Virus Records (trench)
    Here's another cool idea from our recent contest about how to champion Novell products in your organization.

    22 Dec 2004
    KMail Reviewed (feature)
    Scott Morris gives us the ins and outs of KDE's KMail email client.

    22 Dec 2004
    Password Security (feature)
    Increasing the level of your security might not be as hard as you think. Read on to find new ways to protect yourself from potential computer break-ins

    22 Dec 2004
    RSS Feeds - Fast Information (feature)
    Be the first to have the important information you need delivered right to your Firefox browser - real time.

    22 Dec 2004
    OSDir's Novell Linux Desktop Slideshow (tip)
    OSDir presents a step-by-step screenshot slideshow of the installation of Novell Linux Desktop.

    22 Dec 2004
    Novell Linux Desktop Equivalents of Windows Software (feature)
    Ever wondered what programs can be used on Novell Linux Desktop instead of Windows? Scott gives us a nice productivity table to refer to.

    22 Dec 2004
    Network World Fusion Reviews Novell Linux Desktop (feature)
    A great review of Novell Linux Desktop from Network World Fusion.

    22 Dec 2004
    Formativ Applet: Outlook Reply Solution (tool)
    The Outlook Reply solution inserts Outlook-style reply text into email messages when replying or forwarding.

    20 Dec 2004
    Novell Linux Desktop Overview: Content Outline (feature)
    Joe Harmon is writing a series of articles that will cover your migration from Windows to Linux. Here's what he is planning to cover. Feel free to request other topics -- he lives to serve.

    20 Dec 2004
    Novell Linux Desktop Overview: Sound (feature)
    Short overview of sound on Novell Linux Desktop and some possible troubleshooting steps and tips that can help you achieve sound on your system.

    16 Dec 2004
    Smooth Mooves: GroupWise 6.5 Transitioning to Linux (feature)
    Don't miss this new article in Novell Connection magazine. Danita Zanre shows you how to move existing GroupWise components to Linux safely and painlessly.

    16 Dec 2004
    Cool Tool: GWAttachmentStats (trench)
    Bryan Keadle shares a new tool that will easily report, sort, and trend on your GroupWise user's email statistics, mailbox sizes, and space taken by attachments. Download a free copy here!

    16 Dec 2004
    Cool Tip: Create Custom Views and Control Who Can See It (tip)
    Carol Northcut needed to create some new custom views, but wanted to make each view available to a different set of users. Here's how she did it.

    16 Dec 2004
    GroupWise ADM for Language Settings (tool)
    ADM file to set the language for the GroupWise client via GPO.

    16 Dec 2004
    Formativ Applet: No Junk Mail (tool)
    No Junk Mail prevents spam from reaching your mailbox.

    15 Dec 2004
    Special Offer for Cool Solutions Readers: Free Copy of Runtime Revolution (feature)
    (Download now fixed!) The good folks at Runtime Revolution have extended a special offer to Cool Solutions readers to make it easier for you to implement the great ideas in Stomfi's articles. Come see how to get your copy.

    15 Dec 2004
    CD Burning in Linux Made Easy with k3b (feature)
    K3b makes burning CDs in Linux just as easy as in Windows. It's a fantastic tool and... it's free!

    15 Dec 2004
    Basic Settings of Your Firewall Through YaST (feature)
    Getting to know the Linux firewall through YaST is probably one of the best things you can do for the security of your computer.

    15 Dec 2004
    Windows Compatible File Formats in Linux (tip)
    Some Linux programs can handle some Windows file formats. This makes the switch to Linux even easier.

    15 Dec 2004
    Which Email Client Should I Use? (feature)
    Scott runs through some important questions you should ask yourself when choosing an email client.

    15 Dec 2004
    PASSChg 2.9 (Beta) (tool)
    End user XP/NT/NDS/GroupWise password change and synchronize program for NetWare environments.

    13 Dec 2004
    How to Start, Stop, or Restart Services on a Linux Box (tip)
    If you ever need to interrupt services on your Linux box, this is a dandy little hint.

    13 Dec 2004
    The wireless Wifi adapter didn't find a DHCP server outside of the office (trench)
    Peter Dyachenko explains how he got his Wifi adapter to work even when he was out of the office.

    13 Dec 2004
    How to Dismount a Mounted File System (tip)
    You may have discovered the hard way that you can't dismount a mounted file system while it is in use. Let's say you have mounted a network volume, cdrom, or a flash drive and now you want to dismount it but Linux won't allow it because the device is busy. Curtis Parker offers this helpful suggestion.

    10 Dec 2004
    Printer Removal Utility (tip)
    Here's a nifty little free tool you should take a look at if you ever need an easy way to remove printers from a workstation.

    10 Dec 2004
    Workaround for Op-Lock Timeout Error (trench)
    Here's one way around a pesky timeout error in NetWare 6.

    10 Dec 2004
    Getting to the DOS Partition before the Server Loads (tip)
    You need to get to the DOS partition of the Server before the Server loads, but you may find it's hard to interrupt the boot sequence at precisely the right time. Here's a cool batch file that Kenneth Lobo created that buys you some wiggle room.

    10 Dec 2004
    HowTo: Organize the Poems Project into a Distributable Package on CD (feature)
    This HowTo shows organize the Poems Project into a distributable package on CD. This is the final HowTo in the Poems project.

    9 Dec 2004
    Open Source Risk Management, Inc. Statement regarding comments made by Microsoft (tip)
    Reuters and other news agencies recently reported Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer making public references to OSRM's Linux Patent Review. Many of the reports included inaccurate statements regarding the material findings of this report. Read OSRM's response to these claims.

    9 Dec 2004
    Distribute Service Packs and Corporate Documents using RSYNC (trench)
    Gary Childers explains another use for RSYNC outside of Nterprise Branch Office. He uses it to push patches and standardized corporate documents from a central server to his remote servers.

    9 Dec 2004
    GroupWise 6.5 Support Pack 3 Now Available (feature)
    Heads Up -- there's a new support pack available for GroupWise 6.5. This Support Pack contains updates for all components contained in the GroupWise 6.5 product. Download it here.

    9 Dec 2004
    Cool Tool: GroupWise Mail Saver (trench)
    Scott Flowers shares a new tool he wrote that will save a whole folder of messages, including attachments, to simple text files on disk, with one click. Download a free copy here.

    9 Dec 2004
    How Dave Does It: GroupWise Out of Office or Vacation Rule (trench)
    Many GroupWise systems do not allow rule-generated messages to leave the GroupWise system. Because many systems have this ability disabled, users have had troubles when creating an out of office or vacation rule. Read Dave's solution on how to create the vacation rule so you won't get all those undeliverable messages.

    9 Dec 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Changing Your Default Font (tip)
    Changing the default font for emails in GroupWise can be a little bit tricky. This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip shows you how.

    9 Dec 2004
    Strategy for Pitching Novell to the Boss: Use your Security Track Record (trench)
    Rene Kokenberg explains how he has been so successful at keeping Novell in his company. "Our management has seen the performance both security and availability wise. That alone was mostly sufficient."

    9 Dec 2004
    HowTo: Add Sounds To RunRev Poem Project (feature)
    This HowTo shows how to add a random wave file sound to play while the animation is being displayed in the Poems project. All the tasks and skills you have learned can be applied to real world projects, and as this series progresses, you will see lots of things you can use to make your computing more productive and beneficial, and hopefully lots of fun.

    9 Dec 2004
    How Should I Compress my Audio? (feature)
    There might be more to using mp3 with Linux than meets the eye, and there are probably many more audio formats than you think. Jason explains the benefits of open source audio formats.

    9 Dec 2004
    Sound Juicer... Easy Music (feature)
    Getting music from your CDs to your hard drive in Linux has never been easier. Sound Juicer lets it rip to the maximum with little or no effort at all.

    9 Dec 2004
    Orange Crate's Review of Novell Linux Desktop 9 (feature)
    Orange Crate gives a great review on Novell Linux Desktop as a business desktop alternative to Windows. NLD is also compared to SUSE 9.2 and SUN JDS.

    8 Dec 2004
    Novell Linux Desktop 9 Product Registration (tip)
    Come find out why it's so important to register your product. (Hint: if you don't you can't get patches and updates...)

    8 Dec 2004
    Novell Linux Desktop Overview: Ethernet, Wireless, Modems, and Netapplet (feature)
    Check out this nice roundup of several key features in Novell Linux Desktop.

    7 Dec 2004
    GuidTest (tool)
    Generate a list of objects with the missing Guid.

    6 Dec 2004
    Mount a USB flash drive without the device ID (tip)
    Ever need to mount a USB flash drive without knowing the device ID? Here's how you do it.

    4 Dec 2004
    Reasons for Keeping Novell Products (Also Known As: More With Less) (trench)
    This document discusses the possibility of saving money by sticking with Novell products.

    4 Dec 2004
    HowTo: Install Webmin - A Web-Based System Admin Tool (feature)
    This HowTo explains how to set up Webmin on a computer. It also explores using the shell to down load a file from a CD and how to unzip tar.gz files. The use of three handy shell typing shortcuts are described in this HowTo: the TAB key, the history list, and the shriek dollar.

    2 Dec 2004
    Understanding Junk Mail Handling in GroupWise 6.5 - Part 3 (feature)
    Here's the latest in a series of articles written by Tay Kratzer that will help you understand Junk Mail Handling. Part 3: Administrative Control of Junk Mail Handling.

    2 Dec 2004
    New Releases from GroupLink (trench)
    GroupLink announces the availability of IT HelpDesk 2.0 and ContactWise 7.1. Now available to Novell users for an exclusive discounted price. Get all the details here.

    2 Dec 2004
    Receive Messages Automatically while in Caching Mode (tip)
    Jason Emery shares a quick tip on how he solved a problem for his users who were unable to receive messages automatically while in caching mode.

    2 Dec 2004
    AppNote: Shimming CLib Context into NetWare Loadable Modules (NLMs) Built for LibC (appnote)
    This AppNote discusses how to write LibC-based NLMs that are able to consume CLib interfaces in the NLM environment.

    2 Dec 2004
    HowTo: Create Artistic Backgrounds using the Gimp -- Part 2 (feature)
    In Part 1 we created a picture and pasted one graphic. We also learned how to select an odd shape. Now we are going to use your selection shape to paste your second graphic in.

    2 Dec 2004
    Linux Screensavers - How to Get More Eye-Candy (feature)
    Bet you didn't know SUSE Linux comes standard with over 200 screensavers. Here's a quick article on how to access them, some of Jason's personal favorites, and what you need to do to make them run more efficiently.

    2 Dec 2004
    Turn it Up with OpenGL in Linux (feature)
    In Linux, 3D acceleration is used in much more than just games. This article will help you see if you've got it, and more importantly, if it's turned on.

    2 Dec 2004
    Formativ Applet: Today View Solution (tool)
    Add new calendar views to GroupWise

    1 Dec 2004
    NDPS and iPrint Access Control Security Levels (tip)
    We have received several inquiries from people confused about the behavior they should expect from the different printer security levels. Here's the scoop.

    1 Dec 2004
    GroupLink Announces IT HelpDesk 2.0 and ContactWise 7.1 (tip)
    Find out more about HelpDesk and ContactWise and sign up for a free demo. Mention CoolSolutions to receive your exclusive discount.

    1 Dec 2004
    Letting Students Use NetStorage from Home Securely (tip)
    At James Davey's school they recently opened NetStorage to their students and wanted them to have access to their user folders from home, but not to all the other network resources they are mapped to when they are in school. Here's their method of controlling access. Freshly updated with new suggestions.

    1 Dec 2004
    Strategy for Pitching Novell to the Boss: Servers are Cheaper than Trucks (trench)
    Check out this entry from our recent Pitching Novell to the Powers that Be contest. Dom Martin took a unique approach when he wanted some budget to upgrade the server.

    1 Dec 2004
    Strategy for Pitching Novell to the Boss: Side by Side Servers (trench)
    Check out this entry from our recent Pitching Novell to the Powers that Be contest. Dave Rippy explains how he demonstrates Novell's superiority. (Two running servers are worth a thousand words.)

    30 Nov 2004
    NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 6: Apache (feature)
    Here's Part 6: Apache -- the latest in a series of training articles by Novell's Joe Harmon. Updated with a customer suggestion you might want to look at.

    30 Nov 2004
    NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 5: iFolder Administration (feature)
    Here's Part 5 in Joe Harmon's series. Get the lowdown on how to set up iFolder for your teeming masses. This is one of the web services that will engender undying affection in your endusers. (Don't underestimate the value of undying affection.)

    30 Nov 2004
    Dealing with ZLSS.NLM Abends (tip)
    Mark Leslie shares a little gotcha that will help you deal with zlss.nlm abends.

    30 Nov 2004
    Scan Multiple NetWare Directories for Trustees (tip)
    Check out this freshly updated free tool that allows you to select one or more directories from one or more servers and create a list of all file and/or directory trustees. Bet you can think of some great reasons to use this one.

    30 Nov 2004
    AppNote: Customizing Password Self-Service (appnote)
    Password Self-Service is a cool and free utility from Novell. It allows users to change, reset or remember their password in a secure fashion and provides advanced password rules. In all, it can bring down the total number of helpdesk calls tremendously. However, by default Password Self-Service is only translated for a few languages. Here's how to fix that.

    24 Nov 2004
    How to install NCPFS and the open source NovelLinux Client (tip)
    Joe Harmon explains how to install NCPFS and the open source NovelLinux Client using Red Carpet and a few easy terminal commands. And no, that's not a typo. The name of the open source Novell client is actually Novel, not Novell. (To the endless confusion of our readers...)

    24 Nov 2004
    LXer's Tom Adelstein Reviews Novell Linux Desktop (feature)
    Tom Adelstein gives the low down on the first time he installs Novell Linux Desktop. "A tip of the hat to Novell for its commitment to open standards, Linux and its new business model. Many people should find your desktop a worthy entry into the market. You'll have some growing pains, but your product has excellent potential".

    24 Nov 2004
    Newsforge Article Debunks "Sun-isms" and Praises SLES (feature)
    Andrew Davis from OSNews.com decided to put Fedora Core 3 and SUSE 9.2 Professional head-to-head. His idea to use them as Windows XP replacements gives this article an interesting twist, as he tests everything from printing in a networked environment to watching DVDs. It's definitely a worthwhile read.

    24 Nov 2004
    Customize Your Novell Linux Desktop Theme (feature)
    Changing your Linux desktop can give your Linux experience a much more personal touch. Jason explains in a step-by-step fashion how to change your themes in both Gnome and KDE on the Novell Linux Desktop.

    24 Nov 2004
    How to Install NCPFS and the Open Source NovelLinux Client (feature)
    Joe Harmon explains how to install NCPFS and the open source NovelLinux Client using Red Carpet and a few easy terminal commands. (Nope, that's not a typo. It really is Novel, not Novell.)

    24 Nov 2004
    How Dave Does It: Extending GroupWise (trench)
    There are many ways to extend and customize your GroupWise system. In this article, Dave Muldoon reviews some of the different options that are available that allow you to take GroupWise beyond what came in the little red and white box.

    24 Nov 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using Retrieve (tip)
    Do you ever find yourself typing the same information over and over again in emails? Well, there is a much easier way. When creating a new item, use the Retrieve function to insert text into the body. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip!

    24 Nov 2004
    Cool Tool: IPPortCheck (trench)
    Check out this cool tool from Bryan Keadle that you can use to test firewall configurations or reach a particular service on a host. Find out more and download a free copy here.

    24 Nov 2004
    City of Naperville Utilizes GroupLink's Novell-based HelpDesk to Accomplish More (trench)
    By implementing GroupLink's HelpDesk solution, the City of Naperville has a system that is tailor-made to its specific needs and seamlessly integrates into their existing Novell infrastructure. Read the details here.

    24 Nov 2004
    HowTo: Create Artistic Backgrounds using the Gimp - Part 1 (feature)
    This HowTo is about using the Gimp to manipulate pictures to create an original that can be used as desktop backgrounds. You will use simple methods for selection tools, layers, copy and paste, changing the size and transparency of floating layers, and anchoring. The Gimp can do a lot more than is described in this simple HowTo, but here you will learn some of the basic and simple ways of doing things.

    23 Nov 2004
    Netapplet - The Network Interface Switching Utility (feature)
    Having a hard time switching between more than one networking adapter on Linux? Well check out the new netapplet that ships with the Novell Linux Desktop and SUSE Linux Professional 9.2.

    22 Nov 2004
    Share your config/data files between Windows and Linux (tip)
    If you are running both Windows and Linux, here's a way for you to share configuration and data files across both operating systems. ( Your dual boot users will love you for this.)

    22 Nov 2004
    Printing to iPrint printers with SmartSuite on XP (tip)
    If you're having problems printing to iPrint printers with SmartSuite 9.7 products on XP, here's what to do.

    22 Nov 2004
    Address Book Applet Tip (tip)
    Here's a quick and easy way to get info from the Address Book without opening Evolution.

    22 Nov 2004
    IPPortCheck (tool)
    Command line tool to test for alive (or listening) TCP ports.

    19 Nov 2004
    HowTo: Add Animations to the Poem Project (feature)
    This HowTo covers basic sound editing using the Audacity program, a Linux and MS windows sound manipulation program.

    19 Nov 2004
    Pitching Novell to the Powers That Be (feature)
    We have a winner! Congratulations to Duane Fish for his outstanding entry. (We thought it would be fun to have a contest to see how people have been pitching Novell products up and down the org chart in their companies. )

    19 Nov 2004
    AppNote: Moving a .NET C# LDAP Browser Application to Mono on Linux (appnote)
    This is about putting together a small LDAP browser graphical application with Visual Studio.NET that talks to eDirectory, and then moving it to a Linux server running mono. This helps to illustrate how to move existing C#.NET apps from Windows to mono on Linux.

    19 Nov 2004
    Installing the Open Source "KnowledgeTree Document Management System" On NetWare (feature)
    Matt Mencel was tasked with finding a better way to store and retrieve support documentation for their helpdesk. After searching online for a "Document Management Solution" he came across KnowledgeTree. It is open source, has a lot of cool features, and runs on Apache/PHP/MySQL. Here's how he put it on a NetWare server.

    19 Nov 2004
    HowTo: Make Sounds with Audacity (feature)
    This HowTo covers basic sound editing using the Audacity program, a Linux and MS windows sound manipulation program. The sounds you make in this HowTo will be used in the Poems project and will be added into the animation display.

    18 Nov 2004
    Cool Tip: Fix for Server Abends when Viewing Attachments in WebAccess (tip)
    Fix for Server Abends when Viewing Attachments in WebAccess

    18 Nov 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Multi-User Calendar View (tip)
    GroupWise offers a variety of different Calendar views for your personal calendar, but one of the most overlooked, yet powerful, views is the Multi-User view. Learn all about Multi-User views in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip!

    18 Nov 2004
    Cool Tool: EasyProxy for GroupWise (trench)
    Check out this new tool submitted by Tommy Mikkelsen that allows administrators to set proxy rights for individual user accounts, distribution lists, post office or domains. Find out more and download a 1-user eval version here.

    18 Nov 2004
    GWGuardian - A Cool Solutions Review (feature)
    Sindre Westre, former Chairman of the School Cool Solutions Advisory Board, recently reviewed GWGuardian to see how it would hold up under the pressure of a live school network. Check out his review of this anti-spam/anti-virus tool.

    17 Nov 2004
    Using RSYNC in Data Backup Solution (tip)
    Gary Childers explains how he uses Rsync outside of Nterprise Branch Office for a data backup solution, so that he wouldn't need to perform tape backups at remote office locations.

    17 Nov 2004
    Linux Audio / Music - XMMS (tip)
    Unknown to most people, the audio abilities of Linux are quite mature. Here's an application that will be sure to calm any audiophile's thirst.

    17 Nov 2004
    More Fun with Gaim - Part 1 (Smileys) (tip)
    Gaim is a wonderful chat client and it has loads of features. Here's a tip on how to make your Gaim world "smile" a little bit more.

    17 Nov 2004
    Approaching the Linux Desktop (feature)
    The Linux Team at Novell shows us some hard facts about who should switch to Linux and what precautions should be taken. They also talk about why it would be important to make the switch when your business is ready.

    17 Nov 2004
    Interview with Ted Haeger on Novell Linux Desktop (feature)
    Ted Haeger talks to OSNews.com about the Novell Linux Desktop's features and benefits and how the NLD will affect the future of Linux.

    15 Nov 2004
    Novell Linux Desktop Overview: Configuration and Customization (feature)
    In this segment of his popular series, Joe Harmon tells you how to set up proper screen resolution, as well as assorted laptop, desktop, and VMware considerations.

    12 Nov 2004
    HowTo: Add Animations to the Poem Project (feature)
    Stomfi continues in his quest to make Linux lovers out of all the world in this nice piece. This HowTo is going to show you how to add those animations you made with the Gimp to spice up your Poems project. The last HowTos in this series will show how to create sounds and incorporate them with the animation show.

    12 Nov 2004
    Slipping Linux into a Windows Business (feature)
    Just thought you might like to see how Stomfi goes about introducing Linux into an MS-windows-centric business. Unlike most of Stomfi's pieces, this is not really a HowTo, but it is a cool solution in the battle between David and Goliath, and helps demonstrate the beneficial difference between GNU/Linux and MS windows to businesses. Enjoy! And if you have anything to add, feel free to chime in.

    12 Nov 2004
    Limited Time offer - Purchase Novell Identity Manager 2 at 40% off (tip)
    The DirXML Starter Pack ships with Novell NetWare 6.5, ZENworks 6.5 and Nterprise Linux Services 1.0; and now those customers have the option of upgrading to Nsure Identity Manager 2 Professional Edition for only $15 per user - a savings of 40 percent.

    12 Nov 2004
    Mounting USB Flash Stick by Hand (trench)
    You plug in your usb memory stick as a user but somehow you cannot write to it. Here's a nice solution from Phillip Hamilton-Wilks.

    11 Nov 2004
    How Dave Does It: Determining Candidates for Consolidating Multiple POs to a Single Server (trench)
    In this article, Dave Muldoon explains how to gather statistics to help you understand what can and cannot be accomplished in your specific environment for consolidation. Plus, find out about Dave's new book!

    11 Nov 2004
    Understanding Junk Mail Handling in GroupWise 6.5 - Part 2 (feature)
    Here's part 2 of the Understanding Junk Mail Handling article, by Tay Kratzer. You'll learn about Junk Mail Handling Thresholds and some of the limitations to the Junk, Block and Trust lists that you should be aware of.

    11 Nov 2004
    Advansys Formativ 2.0: One Stop Solutions For GroupWise (trench)
    Advansys announces the availability of Advansys Formativ 2.0, a one-stop product suite for running, creating and managing solutions which enhance and extend Novell GroupWise. Version 2.0 offers the most comprehensive range of ready-to-use solutions and development tools for customizing GroupWise quickly and easily. Find out more and download a 30-day trial version today!

    11 Nov 2004
    Cool Tool: GWBiz::Spy (trench)
    GWBiz::Spy is a personal productivity utility that enhances your control over your GroupWise account. You can hide sensitive messages, find, view, & delete messages from any or all of your folders, and more! Download a free copy here.

    11 Nov 2004
    GroupLink IT HelpDesk Case Study (trench)
    The Washington County Board of Education (WCBOE) recently overhauled its IT department's approach to problem resolution with a Novell-enabled IT Helpdesk. Read the details here.

    11 Nov 2004
    GroupWise Start (tool)
    Start GroupWise and Notify in startup folder ONLY if network is present.

    9 Nov 2004
    AppNote: Using RSync to synchronize data to and from NetWare servers (appnote)
    Keeping files and resources close to users across a WAN is important for file access performance. However, there is a great need for data integrity and availability. Today your environment may have hundreds of Novell NetWare servers across a WAN that need to synchronize data to a central office. This document will show you how to install, configure and use RSync to synchronize data to/from NetWare servers.

    9 Nov 2004
    Integration of Macintosh Computers into a Novell Environment (feature)
    David Henderson of Victor Central schools details the state of integrating the Macintosh into a predominantly Novell environment. He makes a comparison between the functionality of the Novell products while using a Windows machine versus a Macintosh.

    9 Nov 2004
    How to connect to a NetWare 6.5 server using Linux over Samba (feature)
    Check out this excellent new piece from Joe Harmon of Novell Technical Services. Another awesome contribution from Joe!

    9 Nov 2004
    Limited Time offer - Purchase Novell Identity Manager 2 at 40% off (tip)
    The DirXML Starter Pack ships with Novell NetWare 6.5, ZENworks 6.5 and Nterprise Linux Services 1.0; and now those customers have the option of upgrading to Nsure Identity Manager 2 Professional Edition for only $15 per user - a savings of 40 percent.

    9 Nov 2004
    GWSpy (tool)
    Keep sensitive messages safe from prying eyes.

    8 Nov 2004
    Novell Linux Desktop 9 Features Overview (feature)
    Novell Linux Desktop 9 provides a leading end-user productivity environment designed specifically to empower businesses to leverage Linux and open source with confidence. This paper provides a short overview of the key features included in Novell Linux Desktop, focusing primarily on collaboration and office productivity tools and on factors that contribute to the enterprise readiness of Novell Linux Desktop.

    8 Nov 2004
    Novell Linux Desktop 9 Technical Overview (feature)
    This paper provides a concise description of the key features included in Novell Linux Desktop 9, outlining the desktop productivity applications available in the product, and showing why it's ready for enterprise deployment.

    8 Nov 2004
    Why Would Anyone Want to Use Linux? (feature)
    The tale of how a poor college student went from an OS that grated his conscience, to a software solution he could afford.

    8 Nov 2004
    Gnome / KDE Keyboard Shortcuts (tip)
    Just like windows, Linux has a slew of keyboard shortcuts sure to shorten your project's completion time. Here's a list for Gnome and KDE.

    8 Nov 2004
    KSysGuard / System Monitor Installation Tutorial (tip)
    Ever wonder how much memory your computer is using? What percent of your CPU is being used? If something is going through your network card? These programs are quite easy to install, and provide great information.

    8 Nov 2004
    Netapplet Makes Connecting to Your Network a Breeze! (tip)
    Got a laptop with 3 different NICs that connects to 5 different networks on a daily basis? netapplet will assuredly make your connection woes disappear.

    8 Nov 2004
    Need Cool Games on Linux? (tip)
    Linux has hundreds of games to play. Here are three that are sure to provide you quite a few hours of entertainment.

    8 Nov 2004
    Wanna Buy Software for Linux? Try YAST First. (tip)
    Want to get new software for Linux? Don't go to the store, go to YAST! This article is a tutorial on using YAST to install, update, and uninstall software on your computer.

    8 Nov 2004
    Gaim - The Linux Chat Solution (tip)
    Wanna chat on Linux? Gaim is a wonderful little tool to connect to your AIM, Yahoo, MSN, GroupWise, and ICQ accounts. Give it a try! You won't be disappointed.

    8 Nov 2004
    Grip is the Master of CD Ripping (tip)
    Want to create a lengthy Linux library of all your CDs? Grip is definitely the program for you. It will create mp3's, aac's, mp4's, flac's, ogg's, and just about any other audio format available!

    5 Nov 2004
    An XML interface for UNIX and Linux filesystems extended ACLs (feature)
    Novell's Michel Bluteau explains how XML can be implemented as an interface to POSIX filesystem Extended Access Control Lists. The main goal is to find a way to migrate filesystems from Windows, UNIX and NetWare to Linux, while providing granular ACLs and taking advantage of a Graphical User Interface, or GUI, in order to manage filesystem ACLs.

    4 Nov 2004
    Understanding Junk Mail Handling in GroupWise 6.5 - Part 1 (feature)
    If you ordered something online, and you start getting promotional email from that business, is it SPAM or is it Junk Mail? Maybe to you all unwanted mail is SPAM, but Tay Kratzer explains why you need to understand the difference between SPAM and Junk Mail if you want to use GroupWise to help you get control of it.

    4 Nov 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Working with Resources (tip)
    In addition to scheduling people for meetings, you can also schedule resources such as conference rooms, projectors, laptops, company cars, etc. Learn all about working with resources in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip!

    4 Nov 2004
    TID: GroupWise-enabled File System TSA (TSAFS) FAQ (tip)
    If you have questions about the GroupWise-enabled File System TSA, check out this new FAQ from Novell Technical Support. They may have the answer for you.

    4 Nov 2004
    Success Story: Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) (feature)
    The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) recently deployed Novell GroupWise and Novell eDirectory, along with Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology provided by Topcall*, a Novell partner, to create a cross-platform foundation for the communications network. Read their success story here.

    4 Nov 2004
    Cool Tip: Solution for problem saving Visio 2002 documents after installing GroupWise 6.5 (tip)
    Solution for problem saving Visio 2002 documents after installing GroupWise 6.5

    3 Nov 2004
    Updated Server Migration and Consolidation Utilities (feature)
    Heads Up: Novell has just released updated versions of its server migration and consolidation utilities. Check out these highly useful freebies.

    3 Nov 2004
    Avoiding BSOD when using Panda and Novell Client (feature)
    Jose Antonio shares his workaround for the Blue Screen of Death when shutting down a workstation running XP SP2, and Panda Antivirus.

    29 Oct 2004
    Dell And Novell Expand Partnership To Provide Customers Certified SUSE Linux Platforms And Services (feature)
    Dell and Novell have announced an agreement to offer Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 certified on select Dell PowerEdge servers worldwide. This announcement provides Dell and Novell customers with more choice for fully-supported Linux platform deployments, and at the best value in the industry.

    29 Oct 2004
    Configuration of the Synaptics Touchpad on SUSE Linux 9.1 (feature)
    On notebooks with a Synaptics touchpad, it has not been possible to perform any actions with a double click ("tap") on the touchpad since the installation of SUSE Linux 9.1. Here are two ways you can configure the touchpad in SUSE Linux 9.1.

    29 Oct 2004
    HowTo: Add Directory Zipping and Unzip file type checking to the Zip Menu Utility (feature)
    This HowTo explains a simple way of adding directory zipping functions to the Zip Menu utility and also zip type checking for the Unzip button. The additions explore if then else logic constructs and introduce the RunRev "contains" string comparator.

    28 Oct 2004
    Extracting a NetWare Patch using Linux (tip)
    If you are running a Linux desktop to manage your NetWare infrastructure, this one's for you. Joe Harmon explains how to extract ".exe" files onto a Linux machine.

    28 Oct 2004
    AppNote: Setting up GroupWise Internet Agent for Dynamic Domains (appnote)
    This AppNote describes how to setup and use Novell GroupWise Internet Agent (GWIA) for a Small or Home Office that is connected to the Internet using Dynamic IP addressing provided by your local Broadband (Cable, DSL, etc.) Internet Service Provider/Vendor (ISP/ISV).

    28 Oct 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: How to Backup and Restore Your Mailbox (tip)
    GroupWise 6.5 has a Backup and Restore utility that the system administrator can use on the network. If you are running in Caching or Remote mode, you can create your own backup copy of your Mailbox. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    28 Oct 2004
    NotifyLink Supports palmOne's New Treo 650 Smartphone for Novell GroupWise (trench)
    Notify Technology recently announced that its NotifyLink Enterprise Mobility Solution for Novell GroupWise has been enhanced to support the new Treo 650 smartphone from palmOne, Inc. Get the details here.

    28 Oct 2004
    Case Study: GroupWise and ContactWise Improve Critical Communication Processes for SBCPH (trench)
    By implementing ContactWise, Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (SBCPH) utilized its existing GroupWise technology, giving them the needed functionality for allocating reports, and the capability of universal access to the database -- ultimately resulting in customer satisfaction. Find out more and receive a free trial here.

    28 Oct 2004
    Cool Tip: Add GroupWise Icon to Desktop, with Same Functionality as the Inbox/Outlook icon. (tip)
    Add GroupWise Icon to Desktop, with Same Functionality as the Inbox/Outlook icon.

    28 Oct 2004
    Cool Tip: Add Notify to Startup (tip)
    Anita Moore shares a tip on how to add Notify to Startup

    27 Oct 2004
    Disaster Recovery, Part 4 - Planning for the Future (feature)
    Here's the fourth installment of our four-part series on disaster recovery. Now that you've lived through the worst, what do you do about securing a safe data future? Get some solid tips here.

    27 Oct 2004
    Novell Linux Desktop Cool Solutions: Coming Your Way (tip)
    We are pleased to announce a new member of the Cool Solutions family is making its debut on 8 November 04. Subscribe to the newsletter now and we'll let you know the minute NLD is available. Hurry -- if you're one of the first 100 to subscribe, we'll send you a free t-shirt and enter you in a drawing for a Swiss Army Cybertool.

    27 Oct 2004
    Graph your server's traffic with Cacti (trench)
    Check out this cool freebie. You want to know what traffic is on your NetWare box? You want to have nice graphs but don't want to struggle with mrtg? Use Cacti.

    27 Oct 2004
    Traffic Shaping Engine for NetWare 3.2.0 (trench)
    Heads Up: there's a newly updated version of this popular bandwidth manager / traffic shaper for NetWare. Traffic Shaping Engine (TSE) 3.2.0 NLM runs on NetWare 4.xx, 5.x, and 6.x servers to manage server bandwidth and provide traffic shaping capabilities to the NetWare OS.

    27 Oct 2004
    ISCSI initiator connecting to the target server (trench)
    Norm O'Neal has been implementing a GroupWise and iPrint Cluster utilizing the ISCSI technology in the past week, and shares a quick tip that should save you some major time!

    22 Oct 2004
    HowTo: Create a GUI Zipping Utility with the shell and Runtime Revolution (feature)
    Using the knowledge obtained from the first three Poems project HowTos, this HowTo describes how to use shell scripts and Runtime Revolution to create a windowed menu and utility for zipping, zipping and encrypting, and unzipping files in the users HOME directory tree.

    22 Oct 2004
    Moving from a Windows platform to SUSE Linux (feature)
    If you have been developing Windows-based applications, this will give you a base understanding of Linux and issues surrounding the running and/or porting of your applications so you can move forward with your Linux project. Freshly updated with a new suggestion.

    22 Oct 2004
    Firefox Passes 5 Million Downloads (tip)
    Heads Up: have you seen this? The Firefox browser just passed the 5 million download mark, beating all previous records of a Mozilla-based browser.

    21 Oct 2004
    Comparing the GroupWise Clients (feature)
    GroupWise has three different clients for the various platforms that it supports. Mark Moulder has provided a detailed list that compares the tasks that can be performed in each client.

    21 Oct 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Managing GroupWise Mailbox Size (tip)
    Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn how to use the Mailbox Storage Size Information dialog to view your Mailbox size and manage items to regain space.

    21 Oct 2004
    Cool Tip: Installing GroupWise WebAccess on NetWare 6.5 Servers (tip)
    If you're having problems installing GroupWise WebAccess on NetWare 6.5 servers, here's a quick tip from Jim Michael on installing Apache or Tomcat during the NetWare installation.

    21 Oct 2004
    Ferris Releases GWAVA and GroupWise Security Research Paper (feature)
    Ferris recently concluded its research report on GWAVA and GroupWise Security. The results of the report have been made available by GWAVA. Download it here.

    21 Oct 2004
    TID: Synchronizing Your GroupWise Archive (tip)
    Heads Up: Here's a TID from Novell Technical Support that explains why you should not synchronize your GroupWise archive database with iFolder. Get the details here.

    21 Oct 2004
    Add and Remove Global Applications on the GNOME Menu (tip)
    Novell Linux Desktop expert Cody Dabb explains how to make edits to the GNOME menu, including nice tidbits like how to keep the application but still nuke it from the GNOME menu.

    21 Oct 2004
    Disaster Recovery, Part 3 - If You Rebuild It, They Will Come (feature)
    Here's the third installment of our four-part series on disaster recovery. From mold on the walls to dust in the PC fans - what would you do to set it all right? Check out what our expert did, and wished he had done ...

    18 Oct 2004
    iFolder Local Security Utility (trench)
    If your company's security guidelines require you to protect confidential data on mobile computers, check out this nice free tool from Andrew Hertsch, that adds an extra element of security to iFolder files.

    18 Oct 2004
    Turning off Chat in Virtual Office (tip)
    If your managers like everything about Virtual Office but the Chat feature, here's one way to turn it off.

    18 Oct 2004
    Moving NDPS Broker and Manager to New Server (trench)
    Moving a NDPS Broker and Manager from one server and volume to another server and volume results in "volume_unknown" when attempting to load the NDPS Manager on the new server. Tom Williamson found a "gotcha" in the TID about this problem, and shares his solution.

    14 Oct 2004
    Cool Tip: How to add the Quota Display in WebAccess (feature)
    Updated: Here is a way to make your GroupWise WebAccess users happy. If you have implemented quotas, you can modify the default templates to have WebAccess display how much of their quota is currently in use. Brian Anderson shows you how. (Updated with a new suggestion from Phil Henderson).

    14 Oct 2004
    GWBiz::GWAVA Connector (feature)
    OpenNet Software Ltd. recently announced the release of GWBiz::GWAVA Connector. GWBiz::GWAVA Connector integrates with GWAVA to automatically upload email addresses & domains from GroupWise users' Junk Mail folders directly to GWAVA. Find out more and download a trial version here.

    14 Oct 2004
    Cool Tip: Launch Notify at Startup Only if Network is Present (tip)
    Esa Nurmi shares a batch file that will launch Notify only if it finds a connection to the network.

    14 Oct 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Junk Mail (tip)
    Junk Mail has become an increasing problem for email users worldwide. GroupWise gives you the ability to manage junk mail by automatically filtering unwanted email as it's received. Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn how to use the Junk Mail Handling feature.

    14 Oct 2004
    GroupLink's ContactWise has Transformed the way Meadowlark does Business (trench)
    Read how Meadowlark Company took their successful investment in Novell GroupWise and expanded upon it by implementing GroupLink's ContactWise. The success provided from ContactWise is visible in every aspect of the company; it literally changed the way they do business.

    13 Oct 2004
    HowTo: Using a Window interface with the Linux Shell -- Part 2 (feature)
    In Part 2 of this Linux Newbie tutorial, Stomfi explains how to put a viewing button on your initial window that will open a viewing selection window. There you will see how shell scripting is used in conjunction with RunRev. Using these simple examples, you'll use this knowledge in more simple HowTos to make the shell do work for you with the sophistication of a windowing interface.

    13 Oct 2004
    Patching a SLES8 Server (tip)
    Many customers have started to implement SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8. Their next question is "How do I patch my SLES 8 installation?" Tay Kratzer lays it all out for you. Updated with additional instructions.

    13 Oct 2004
    Running RConsoleJ on OS/2 (trench)
    As a die-hard OS/2 user (now using Serenity Systems' eComStation), Lewis Rosenthal found it most inconvenient to find a Windows machine from which to run RconJ simply to enter a few commands at the server console. Here's how he made it run on OS/2.

    13 Oct 2004
    Upgrading Old Servers to New Hardware without Upgrading the OS (trench)
    Interested in upgrading older NetWare servers to newer hardware without upgrading the OS or using the Migration Wizard? Here's how Jason Emery does it.

    13 Oct 2004
    Map a Windows Drive Letter to your NetStorage Drive (trench)
    Are your end users baffled by the NetStorage interface? If they prefer to do everything through Windows drive mappings, this is the tip for you. Freshly updated.

    13 Oct 2004
    Disaster Recovery, Part 2 - Hard and Soft Data Recovery (feature)
    Here's the second installment of our four-part series on disaster recovery. The "swimming pool" has been drained - now it's time to dry out the data! Get the hair-raising details here ...

    11 Oct 2004
    Building Service-Oriented Business-Logic Components for J2EE and .NET (feature)
    This is the first of a series of articles that will discuss building service-oriented business-logic components that can be consumed by both J2EE and .NET applications. This article outlines techniques and best practices for building these business-logic components in J2EE.

    8 Oct 2004
    HowTo: Use a Runtime Revolution Window interface with the Linux Shell -- Part 1 (feature)
    In the previous HowTo, you learned how to write two simple shell scripts, one to facilitate the saving of humourous poems into a text file, and one to show a number selected poem on a terminal window. This week Stomfi builds on the previous HowTo and shows you how to create a window interface to let you write and save the poem.

    7 Oct 2004
    Success with Clustering GroupWise: A Guide to Building a Highly Available GroupWise System (feature)
    Heads up: Gregg Hinchman and Tay Kratzer recently released a new version of the Success with Clustering GroupWise Guide. This guide is an invaluable, up-to-date resource on how to cluster GroupWise. Special Bonus: We have been given permission to publish Chapter 1 here on Cool Solutions for you. (Updated with Part 3).

    7 Oct 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Sending an item using From instead of Proxy (tip)
    Proxy is very useful and allows a single user access to multiple users' accounts. However, it is not always necessary to be in another user's account to send an item from that account. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    7 Oct 2004
    Success Story: Region of Durham (feature)
    By moving to Novell GroupWise 6.5, the Region of Durham has improved security, reduced junk mail by 60-80 percent and cut administrative costs in half. Read their story here.

    6 Oct 2004
    Disaster Recovery, Part 1 - Underwater Data (feature)
    If you think it can't happen to you -- think again! Here's the first installment in a four-part series on disaster recovery, based on a real-life success story. Get the details here, get a plan, and get ready!

    5 Oct 2004
    Improving Performance by Disabling Hyper-Threading (feature)
    If you are experiencing poor or slow server performance, or excessively high utilization, you may want to think about disabling Hyper-Threading. Here's how, along with a nice explanation of what Hyper-Threading is all about.

    5 Oct 2004
    Synchronizing Bookmarks between Mozilla and Internet Explorer (feature)
    There are already solutions for using iFolder to synchronize Internet Explorer Favorites. However, if you use both Linux and Windows on a regular basis on numerous computers, here's a way to synchronize your bookmarks on different browsers (Mozilla and Internet Explorer), compliments of Bryan Nahrwold.

    5 Oct 2004
    Encrypting iFolder Files (trench)
    Rolf Huisman shares his trick for securing his iFolder data.

    1 Oct 2004
    Linux Newbie HowTos: Learning to use Linux at Home and Work (feature)
    Please welcome our new Cool Solutions columnist, Tom Russell (aka Stomfi). Stomfi will be producing a series of articles exclusively for Cool Solutions aimed at showing Linux newbies how to use the Linux shell tools (sometimes with an easy windowing interface builder) to perform various office, factory and home tasks, and much, much more.

    1 Oct 2004
    HowTo: A simple Linux shell script database (feature)
    In this HowTo, Stomfi walks you through the process of building a very simple text database and reporting system using nothing but an editor and simple shell scripts and tools. You will use what you learn here for more sophisticated tasks later so try not to skip anything.

    1 Oct 2004
    AppNote: Securing a Novell Nterprise Linux Services Server: Step-by-Step (SUSE 8, NNLS 1.0) (appnote)
    The paper documents in detail how a server can be installed and configured to meet stringent security requirements that might exist in many environments. It also outlines and documents some of the ongoing maintenance procedures that need to be employed in order to keep the server secure and functioning well in its role. Testing procedures are included that will help to verify that the server is reasonably secure from the risks outlined as well as point out additional measures that might need to be taken to further secure the environment.

    30 Sep 2004
    Cool Tip: Fix for D107 Errors at Startup - GroupWise 6.0x (tip)
    Paul Caron shares some tips on how he troubleshoots D107 Errors at Startup.

    30 Sep 2004
    Cool Tip: Utility to Import Different Types of Address Books into GroupWise 6.5 (tip)
    Alan Ninatoski was having problems finding a utility to import different types of address books into GroupWise 6.5. Read his solution here.

    30 Sep 2004
    Cool Tip: Attaching Multiple Mail Items to New Mail Message (tip)
    Attaching Multiple Mail Items to New Mail Message

    30 Sep 2004
    Cool Tip: Block Viruses from getting into GroupWise through WebAccess (tip)
    Block Viruses from getting into GroupWise through WebAccess

    30 Sep 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Organize Your Mailbox Using Links (tip)
    If you have a GroupWise item that you want to be able to access from more folders than just one, you can link it to multiple folders. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    30 Sep 2004
    Cool Tip: Fix for Busy Search Problem after Installing Microsoft Windows XP SP2 (tip)
    Shlomo Katz shares a tip on how he solved a problem he was having with GroupWise Busy Search after installing Microsoft Windows XP SP2.

    30 Sep 2004
    Cool Tip: Solving Import Address Book Error in GroupWise 6.5 SP2 Dutch Client (tip)
    Solving Import Address Book Error in GroupWise 6.5 SP2 Dutch Client

    30 Sep 2004
    Gain Direct Access to a Restored GroupWise Account (tip)
    Here's a TID from Novell Technical Support that explains how to restore a mailbox

    28 Sep 2004
    PuTTY in your Hands (tip)
    In really simple terms: you run PuTTY on a Windows machine, and tell it to connect to (for example) a Unix machine. PuTTY opens a window. Then, anything you type into that window is sent straight to the Unix machine, and everything the Unix machine sends back is displayed in the window. So you can work on the Unix machine as if you were sitting at its console, while actually sitting somewhere else. Sweet huh? (And, did we mention, free?)

    28 Sep 2004
    Remote Console from inside iManager (trench)
    Cade Carvell needed he ability to remote console from within the iManager framework to a desktop in his company. He 'd seen ways to remote control the end user workstation for ZfD4, but none that were web based. So he wrote his own that uses iManager 2.0.2. Here it is, with his compliments.

    28 Sep 2004
    FWIW: Battling the Evil Empire (trench)
    In response to a recent Open Call, here are some suggested websites which will help in the battle against the Evil Empire.

    24 Sep 2004
    YaST2 on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9: Getting Started (feature)
    YaST is a key difference between SUSE Linux and other Linux offerings.This article will help you to understand the internal working of YaST, from user, administrator and developer viewpoints. It provides steps to install the YaST SDK.

    24 Sep 2004
    ARS Altmann leaves Microsoft for SUSE Linux Openexchange Server and Saves Big (tip)
    SUSE Linux Openexchange Server has helped ARS reduce licensing costs with a platform that is 30 percent the cost of a Microsoft solution, and reduce IT administration time by 70 percent.

    24 Sep 2004
    Project penguin: Novell CIO Debra Anderson talks to vnunet.com (tip)
    Check out this interview just posted in vnunet. Novell chief information officer Debra Anderson tells vnunet.com about migrating the company's Windows desktops to Linux.

    24 Sep 2004
    Troubleshooting NNLS install (tip)
    If you are running into trouble installing Nterprise Linux Services 1.0, you should definitely check out TID 10093412. This puppy is crammed with tons of great troubleshooting strategies. Here's a little sampling.

    23 Sep 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Archiving - Part 2 (tip)
    Part 2 of Archiving: Read this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn how to move archived items back into your Mailbox.

    22 Sep 2004
    Memory Fragmentation Issue with NetWare 6.0/6.5 (feature)
    Having memory problems? If your NetWare 6.x server runs out of memory after a few days of normal operation, abends during a backup, or throws mysterious Short Term Memory Allocation errors , this one's for you.

    22 Sep 2004
    Using NSearch on NetWare 6 SP4 to Index a Remote Server (trench)
    If you want to use NSearch to index a remote server, you'll discover it can't be done without some special changes to the Apache engine. Cade Carvell explains what to do.

    22 Sep 2004
    Setting up Dual NIC Teaming (trench)
    Want to set up Dual NIC teaming on NetWare 6? Here's how Paul McLean did it.

    17 Sep 2004
    PAM/LDAP/start_tls Authentication via eDirectory for Linux Mandrake and EduLinux (feature)
    Here's another great article from Novell's Michel Bluteau. This is a quick setup guide for using PAM/LDAP authentication against eDirectory for Linux Mandrake 10 and EduLinux 2004.

    17 Sep 2004
    Creating NetStorage Storage Locations (tip)
    Here are a couple of ways to create access points from NetStorage to other file systems by creating Storage Location objects in eDirectory.

    17 Sep 2004
    About Novell eGuide (feature)
    Installing Virtual Office as part of Novell Nterprise Linux Services automatically installs Novell eGuide as well. If you've never taken a look at it, start here.

    16 Sep 2004
    Life Support: Novell GroupWise Cross-platform Client (feature)
    Don't miss this new article in the Novell Connection magazine. Sean Kirkby explains how to install and configure both the GroupWise 6.5 cross-platform client and the Evolution v2.0 client with GroupWise support.

    16 Sep 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Archiving - Part 1 (tip)
    GroupWise has provided you with a way to simplify your life...or at least your Mailbox. Archiving gives you a way to save items you want to keep without having them take up space in your Mailbox. Learn how to use this feature in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    16 Sep 2004
    Send GroupWise Email in .NET (trench)
    Updated: George Goehring shares a tip on how you can send GroupWise mail from a program written in .NET. This can be used for programs you want to send error reports to the developers and programmers.

    16 Sep 2004
    How to Create an Un-Opened Mail Filter (tip)
    How to Create an Un-Opened Mail Filter

    15 Sep 2004
    iPrint Client 3.11 with Silent Install Option (feature)
    Check out this new patch which provides variations of silent installation options for iPrint.

    15 Sep 2004
    Giving Users Access to "Public" Programs Without Requiring Authentication (trench)
    Ever have a situation where you must deploy a product that needs to send information back to a secure location, and users don't necessarily authenticate to anything? Check out this cool tip from Mike Farrell.

    15 Sep 2004
    Oregon Liquor Control Commission Automates its NetWare-based HelpDesk (trench)
    Read how the Oregon Liquor Control Commission took their established and successful investment in Novell and expanded upon it by implementing GroupLink's HelpDesk.

    15 Sep 2004
    Array Expansion on a Dell PowerEdge Server with a Perc3/DC controller (trench)
    Here's a nice little tip explaining how to expand a single volume (example SYS:) when additional drive(s) are attached to a server and the existing RAID 5 array is expanded to incorporate these new drives.

    10 Sep 2004
    Policy-based Linux Desktop Environment (feature)
    Want to set up a centralized and restricted Linux desktop environment to improve user productivity and reduce help desk calls? Check out this excellent article from Adrian Malaguti explaining how to use a KDE application, Kiosk Admin Tool, to apply restrictive policies to a Linux desktop, manage Linux users from eDirectory, authenticate through LDAP and much more.

    10 Sep 2004
    Setting up LTSP (Linux Terminal Server Project) and SUSE Linux Enterprise 9 for PXE Support (feature)
    This document is a quick step-by-step setup guide for the installation of LTSP on top of the latest distro release of Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SLES 9, which is leveraging kernel 2.6. It complements the official documentation, and demonstrates the feasibility of setting up a LTSP server over SLES 9 for supporting PXE.

    10 Sep 2004
    Patching Firefox Silently (trench)
    John Ferrillo needed a transparent way to roll out a Mozilla Firefox patch without their 500+ users having to click anything. Here's how he did it with the help of ZENworks.

    10 Sep 2004
    Jazz up your Gtk# App with Ximian's Icons (feature)
    Annoyed by the disparity between OpenOffice.org's visual design and that of Linux or Windows? Ximian recognized this problem and made over a thousand high-color icons doused in alpha-channel goodness. Free to a good home. Kevin Breit tells all.

    9 Sep 2004
    GroupWise 6.5 and Microsoft Windows XP Support Pack 2 Issues (tip)
    If you recently installed the Microsoft Windows XP Support Pack 2 and have noticed some problems with GroupWise, take a look at this new TID from Novell Technical Support for a list of issues and how to fix them.

    9 Sep 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Auto Completion: Getting the Right Email Address (tip)
    If you've ever become frustrated when the auto Name Completion function starts filling in unwanted names or an undesired alternate email address, take a look at this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn how to specify which address books will be included in the search and the order in which GroupWise will search them.

    9 Sep 2004
    Cool Tip: Automatically Move Users into Caching Mode (tip)
    Matt Hyer was looking for an automated way to move users into Caching mode without forcing it on the back end at the domain or post office level. He also wanted to place the caching mailbox in the same location and simplify the process as much as possible. Read his solution here.

    9 Sep 2004
    Oregon Liquor Control Commission Automates its HelpDesk Utilizing GroupWise as a Key Component (trench)
    Read how the Oregon Liquor Control Commission took their established and successful investment in Novell GroupWise and expanded upon it by implementing GroupLink's HelpDesk.

    8 Sep 2004
    Display File with Drive Letter First (trench)
    If you'd like to rearrange things so that mapped drives show with the drive letters first, for easier scanning in a narrow dialog box, check out this cool tip.

    8 Sep 2004
    Restoring Deleted GroupWise Users (feature)
    Read a sample chapter from Tay Kratzer's GroupWise 6.5 Administrator's Guide, Chapter 28: Restoring Deleted GroupWise Users. This chapter provides instructions on how to restore a deleted user, and then how to restore the user's messages. Download it here.

    8 Sep 2004
    Keep an Eye on Disk Space Issues with DFMAIL.PL (trench)
    Always running tight on disk space? Here's a PERL script that will automatically mail you with your current diskspace "issues".

    8 Sep 2004
    Solutions to Problems with Veritas Backup (trench)
    Here's a helpful tip for anyone banging their heads on the wall with a NetWare server that has a fat32 partition on the boot partition.

    8 Sep 2004
    HP Proliant NIC Teaming - the Easy Way (trench)
    NIC Teaming in NetWare is not easy. The default documentation leads you to using complex post bind options or running your NIC drivers from an NCF or even directly from Autoexec.NCF. Here's a better way that's worth a look.

    2 Sep 2004
    How Dave Does It: GroupWise 6.5 Client Basics (trench)
    New users, platform conversions and system upgrades can be quite demanding on an administrator's time. Dave Muldoon has provided some GroupWise 6.5 client basics that you can send to your new GroupWise 6.5 users, then you'll have more time for administrative tasks!

    2 Sep 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Delegate your Tasks, Notes, and Appointments (tip)
    Looking for an easier way to reassign some of your tasks to your co-workers? The Delegate feature allows you to reassign tasks, notes, or appointments amongst co-workers with ease. Learn how to use Delegate in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    1 Sep 2004
    Tuning SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on IBM Eserver xSeries Servers: an IBM Redpaper (tip)
    This IBM Redpaper describes the methods you can use to tune SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, tools that you can use to monitor and analyze server performance, and key tuning parameters for specific server applications.

    1 Sep 2004
    About the SUSE Linux Quality Assurance Process (feature)
    Here's a little overview of the SUSE Linux testing processes that you might find interesting.

    1 Sep 2004
    Novell Identity Manager High Availability Cluster on SUSE Linux (feature)
    There are several possible approaches to achieving high-availability for Novell Nsure Identity Manager. TID #10093317 addresses the implementation of a High-Availability (HA) cluster on SUSE Linux.

    1 Sep 2004
    Linux Solutions on Handhelds (tip)
    Looking for a Linux way to replace Pocket PC on your handheld? Here are some places to start with.

    30 Aug 2004
    Portland General Electric Embraces NetWare-based ContactWise as Part of Its Strategic Plan (trench)
    See how Portland General Electric took their established and successful investment in NetWare and expanded upon it by implementing ContactWise, from our partners at GroupLink.

    27 Aug 2004
    Reinstalling the CUPS Printing System (tip)
    Want to completely reinstall the CUPS printing system (for any reason)? Here's how to do it manually.

    27 Aug 2004
    Use Runtime Revolution to Simplify Linux Solutions (tip)
    Tom Russell vouches for Runtime Revolution as a tool to supply point-and-click windowing for your complex (yet terrifically useful) shell scripts.

    27 Aug 2004
    Configure Linux to Authenticate to eDirectory via LDAP (feature)
    This document describes the steps necessary to configure system authentication of a Linux host to Novell eDirectory over LDAP. The scope of this document includes the configuration of the Linux host (LDAP client), and (LDAP Server) Novell eDirectory. This configuration provides authentication redirection via LDAP to Novell eDirectory.

    26 Aug 2004
    Migrating to Novell GroupWise from Microsoft Exchange Guide (feature)
    If you're planning on migrating to GroupWise from Microsoft Exchange, take a look at this new migration guide that summarizes the advantages of GroupWise over Microsoft Exchange and outlines the simple process of migrating existing message stores with calendar items and distribution lists to GroupWise.

    26 Aug 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Routing Slips (tip)
    Many people are unaware of routing slips and their useful possibilities. You can use a routing slip to send an item to a group of people in a specific order. Learn how to use Routing Slips in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    26 Aug 2004
    Free 15-day Trial of Consilient Mobile Mail for GroupWise (trench)
    Test drive GroupWise on the award-winning Treo 600! Downloads for a 15-day free evaluation of Consilient Mobile Mail are now available.

    26 Aug 2004
    Cool Tip: Redirect WebAccess Users to a Specific Page after Logout (tip)
    When using iChain and Form Fill to Accelerate and Single Sign-On to GroupWise WebAccess, users are redirected to the login page when they logout. Uffe Bager shares a tip on how you can redirect users to a specific page after they logout.

    24 Aug 2004
    Safe and Sane Server Patching (trench)
    You want to run the latest greatest Support Packs, but you don't want to be the sucker at the bleeding edge, finding all the bugs the beta testers missed. Here's some great advice from frequent flyer Geoffrey Carman, (whose closet is jam packed with stuff carrying the Novell logo.)

    24 Aug 2004
    iPrint at Novell (feature)
    Some of Novell's coolest products and technologies have been created in direct response to problems faced by Novell's IS&T (Information Services and Technology) department. Case in point: The need for something like iPrint was identified by the building techs who managed printing at Novell, who grew weary of answering help desk calls (at 2:00 in the morning) from people who couldn't set up their printers. The end result was a killer technology that is now part of Novell NetWare, Novell Nterprise Linux Services, and the upcoming Novell Open Enterprise Server.

    19 Aug 2004
    Cincinnati Bell Uses JP Mobile To Offer Mobile Device Solutions for Novell GroupWise Customers (trench)
    Cincinnati Bell Uses JP Mobile To Offer Mobile Device Solutions for Novell GroupWise Customers

    19 Aug 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Share Calendars without using Proxy (tip)
    This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip shows you how to create a folder in your own account that is linked to a shared calendar. Every time a new item is posted in the shared calendar, it will appear in your folder as well.

    19 Aug 2004
    Cool Tool: GWFeiertage 2.0 (trench)
    Check out this new tool that creates appointments for holidays (USA and Germany), events, etc. in users' and resources' calendars. Download a demo version here.

    19 Aug 2004
    Linux Authentication using LDAP and eDirectory (feature)
    Novell Consultant Adrian Malaguti shares this guide which will help you with user authentication to eDirectory and getting WIN2k/NAS home directories available for users on a Linux desktop. It addresses implementing Linux authentication against eDirectory (no local users) based on PAM and LDAP.

    19 Aug 2004
    Downloading GroupWise WebAccess Attachments on SUSE Linux (trench)
    Internet Explorer users are unable to download attachments from WebAccess when SSL is enabled. Jason Long shares this elegant solution for GroupWise WebAccess 6.5 on SUSE Linux.

    19 Aug 2004
    I/O Error when doing a Rebuild on a Postoffice Database (tip)
    Mickael Lundgren shares a quick tip on how to fix the I/O error when doing a rebuild on a Postoffice Database.

    19 Aug 2004
    Start GroupWise Monitor as a Service (tip)
    Chris Turner shares a tip on how to start GroupWise monitor as a service.

    19 Aug 2004
    Fix for D107 error when GroupWise starts (tip)
    Shlomo Katz shares a quick tip on how he has fixed the D107 Error.

    18 Aug 2004
    Supplying Local Printers to Roaming Users (trench)
    Check out this cool method of making sure roaming users have easy access to convenient local printers, no matter where they roam.

    13 Aug 2004
    Biometric Devices that Run on Linux (trench)
    If you are looking for biometric devices that will run on Linux, here's a good start. Many thanks to Patrick Greenwell for this excellent collection. If you know of any others, please let us know.

    13 Aug 2004
    Newbie Lesson: Setting up SAMBA File Sharing and Windows Printing (feature)
    Check out this wonderful Newbie Lesson from Australian Tom Russell. He details the easiest way to get a Linux box sharing files and an MS Windows 98 printer. These instructions were written for newbies who use MS Windows and who come to Computerbank Queensland for Linux lessons. Thanks for sharing, Tom!

    13 Aug 2004
    How to install VMWare on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 9 (tip)
    Here's what you do to get VMWare up and running on SLES 9, and each time you update a kernel.

    12 Aug 2004
    Fix for D102 Ambiguous User Error after Moving User (tip)
    Mari H?ggblad shares a tip on how to fix the D102 error after moving a user.

    12 Aug 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Enable Rule to Reply to Every Received Item (tip)
    In GroupWise 6 and up, automatic reply messages are only sent once to each sender. If you prefer having replies sent after every message received, you can define the rule conditions. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    12 Aug 2004
    Portland General Electric Embraces GroupWise and ContactWise as Part of Its Strategic Plan (trench)
    How can you plan your ongoing technology implementation so it is strategically coupled with mission critical or highly visible aspects of your business? Read the following story about how PGE added value by expanding upon an established and successful investment in GroupWise, saving time, effort and money.

    12 Aug 2004
    Upgrade GroupWise with ZENworks and Snapshot (tip)
    Joe Squiers shares a tip on how to create a snAppShot ofa new install and associate it to all the users who need it. This is a fast and easy way to get your user up to date with GroupWise.

    12 Aug 2004
    Automatically Forward Messages with FROM: Showing as the Forwarder (tip)
    Kathleen Canko shares a tip on how to automatically forward messages with FROM: Showing as the Forwarder.

    11 Aug 2004
    AppNote: How to Implement a 2 Node Cluster without External Shared Storage (appnote)
    Eugene Phua explains how to implement a 2 Node Cluster service on NetWare 6.5. This solution is ideal for services that have data that are either static or small. A NetWare 6.5 cluster can be implemented without any shared storage and it has all the advantages of a cluster. Since the applications do not require data storage, this solution requires only 2 NetWare 6.5 servers, and this should be affordable for most companies.

    11 Aug 2004
    NetWare Control Center 1.4: NetWare Logfile- and Event-Viewer (tip)
    Check out this nifty free tool, that's just been freshly updated. Use it to check for intruder lock-outs in thousands of entries in a few seconds, filter critical or fatal entries to check the health of your servers, analyze Logfiles through a graphical visualization, and much more.

    11 Aug 2004
    Collecting Information about Windows 2000/XP Workstations without ZENworks Inventory Database (trench)
    Msinfo32.exe provides a wealth of system information and diagnostics of the computer. Combined with ZENworks you have a centrally managed solution for collecting system information.

    11 Aug 2004
    Do it yourself NAS (trench)
    In response to a recent Open Call, here are some ideas for inexpensive and reliable backup solutions. If you've got anything to add, please let us know.

    11 Aug 2004
    Forcing Printer Settings with iPrint (trench)
    Come read some suggestions about how to push printer settings out with iPrint. Chime in if you know another way to do it.

    6 Aug 2004
    Writing Snazzy Documents using OpenOffice.org Styles (tip)
    If you are used to producing dazzling documents in MSOffice, and now have moved to OpenOffice, check this out.

    6 Aug 2004
    Enabling Single Sign On to SLOX server with iChain (tip)
    We've heard from some hapless SLOX users who find themselves unable to use iChain's single sign-on and can't figure out why. Well, in a nutshell: it's not your fault. Here's the scoop.

    6 Aug 2004
    Yikes! We've Got Plain Text Passwords! (tip)
    Heads Up SUSE Linux users: If you have configured your system as an LDAP client and discover, to your horror, that the users' passwords are stored in plain text on the LDAP server, don't panic. Here's what you do.

    6 Aug 2004
    Troubleshooting if SUSE Linux Installation Won't Start (tip)
    Here's a nice little tidbit that can help you figure out what's wrong if you have installation problems with SUSE Linux.

    5 Aug 2004
    How Dave Does It: GroupWise 6.5 - Cool Features, Functions and Tips (trench)
    Want to be a hero with your end users? Send them this article. Dave Muldoon shares his favorite tricks for making GroupWise do things most end users never knew were possible. From making the Mailbox display as both the mailbox and the checklist folder, to enlarging the font size of a message, to creating a virus prevention rule, this article will help transform your newbies into power users. Enjoy!

    5 Aug 2004
    The Native Version of GroupWise 6.5 for Linux: Hooking You Up with Professional Tools (feature)
    Tay Kratzer provides a quick guide for getting a basic GroupWise 6.5 for Linux system up and running in a completely Linux-based environment. Special Bonus: Tay has also provided sample chapters of the Success with GroupWise 6.5 for Linux guide!

    5 Aug 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Quickly Sending Items via Proxy (tip)
    Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn a quick and easy way to send items via proxy.

    5 Aug 2004
    Modify WebAccess to Update Message List when Items are Deleted (tip)
    Cyril Beaussier shares a tip on how to modify WebAccess to update the message list when items are deleted.

    5 Aug 2004
    How to Create Reminder Notes for Birthdays (tip)
    There seems to be no easy way to make reminder notes for birthday reminders in GroupWise. Pascal Seiler shares his solution.

    4 Aug 2004
    Installing IPP Printers Two Ways (trench)
    In Guy Sasson's company they install printers using web pages based on iPrint showing floor plans and printer location. However, they found that they cannot insert selected drivers to the NDPS Broker. Guy shares two ways around that.

    4 Aug 2004
    Rob's Guide to Using VMware: Now Available (tip)
    Heads Up: There's an excellent new book about VMware that's worth a look. It's from frequent contributor Rob Bastiaansen of the Netherlands. Whether you want to get started with VMware Workstation, or want to setup an advanced configuration with NetWare or Windows clustering; this book is for you.

    4 Aug 2004
    Speeding up Backups on Large SANs (trench)
    Check out the new suggestions about getting faster backups on large SANs.

    29 Jul 2004
    GroupWise 6.5 Support Pack 2 (feature)
    Heads Up -- there's a new support pack available for GroupWise 6.5. This Support Pack contains updates for all components contained in the GroupWise 6.5 product. Download it here.

    29 Jul 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Create Multiple Checklist Folders (tip)
    If you want to make a to-do list, but do not want the item to disappear from your labeled, organized folders, you can create a checklist within your other folders. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip!

    29 Jul 2004
    Get GroupWise on Treo 600 with Consilient Mobile Mail (trench)
    Cool off this summer with wireless access to GroupWise on the award-winning Treo 600! Consilient Technologies is introducing Consilient Mobile Mail™ for GroupWise. It's a scaleable and affordable email solution that gets you up and running on Treo in less than an hour.

    29 Jul 2004
    WASP: Protecting GroupWise from Viruses through WebAccess (feature)
    WASP from GWAVA monitors incoming WebAccess attachments and scans them before they enter into your GroupWise system. Find out more about WASP and download a 30-day evaluation version here.

    29 Jul 2004
    Insert Docs or Text Into Message Body with F11 (tip)
    Bob Strong shows you an easy way insert a Word document or some other text form into the body of your e-mail without doing a cut/paste.

    29 Jul 2004
    Rules to Delete Spam and Viruses (tip)
    Rob Prescott shares his solutions to control spam and viruses.

    29 Jul 2004
    Delete Many Mail Items in Caching Mailbox Fast (tip)
    Deleting many (over hundred and more) mail items in your caching mailbox takes a long time. Martin Prikril shares a tip on how to delete them fast.

    29 Jul 2004
    OpenOffice.org Macros for End-Users (tip)
    One big recurring theme from end-users who move from Word to OpenOffice.org is the plea for pre-built macros that will supply extra functionality without them having to code anything themselves. We went sleuthing and found a really nice supply of them, free for the taking.

    29 Jul 2004
    SUSE Linux Device and Interface Configuration (feature)
    This document describes a new concept for device initialization and interface configuration. Come learn why the changes made, and exactly how device initialization and interface configuration are handled now.

    29 Jul 2004
    Keep your Websites Secure by Forcing HTTPS Connections (tip)
    If your users transmit or receive private information, such as user name, password, and other sensitive data, on a normal HTTP connection, that data could be sniffed by someone else within few seconds. Here's how to protect your privacy.

    27 Jul 2004
    AppNote: Writing Alternate Debugger Command Parsers for NetWare (appnote)
    Adding debugger commands to help you debug your special application or library is a little understood process for NetWare. This How-to AppNote, from frequent contributor Russell Bateman, presents the details of doing it.

    22 Jul 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Automatically Accept Items You Schedule (tip)
    To bring attention to all scheduled items in your calendar, GroupWise always asks you to accept the items. However, accepting items that you scheduled yourself can be bothersome. Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn how to have GroupWise automatically accept all items that you schedule.

    22 Jul 2004
    Cool Tool: Simple GroupWise Updater (trench)
    If you have a large number of remote GroupWise sites that need to be updated, check out this free tool by Kelvin Dam that updates MTA's and POA's from a NetWare Server Console.

    22 Jul 2004
    City of Naperville Enhances Its Technical Service using GroupWise-based Technology (trench)
    Does your IT staff provide each department and employee with technical support for every aspect of their infrastructure? Are you successfully able to track and manage every request? How do you integrate an internal help desk solution with your existing GroupWise infrastructure? Find answers to these and other questions in this success story from Novell partner, GroupLink, and get your free trial.

    22 Jul 2004
    A Cool Vacation Rule That Works (tip)
    Updated with a new suggestions: We've received several questions from readers asking how to create a vacation rule. Here is a popular Cool Solutions article that we dug up from our vault, that gives you step-by-step instructions on how to set one up. It's easy.

    20 Jul 2004
    AppNote: Implementing iFolder Server in the DMZ with iFolder Data inside the Firewall (appnote)
    With NetWare 6.5, you are able to configure a high availability iFolder solution that is both secure and inexpensive. It is secure because your data is protected inside the firewall. It is inexpensive because you only need three NetWare 6.5 servers without the costly SAN equipment. And since licenses are based on users, you can install as many NetWare 6.5 servers as you want; you are only limited by the number of servers you have. Eugene Phua explains exactly how to put it all together in this nicely detailed AppNote.

    20 Jul 2004
    How you can - really - use NPRINTER on Windows 2000/XP (feature)
    It IS possible to use NPRINTER on Windows 2000 and Windows XP. Gabor Funk tells you how.

    20 Jul 2004
    Upgrading Print Server (trench)
    Freshly updated: Here are some things to consider when you approach the project of upgrading a 3.12 server that is only used for file and print sharing. Chime in if you have anything to add.

    20 Jul 2004
    Simple GroupWise Updater 1.0 (tool)
    Updates MTAs and POAs from a NetWare Server Console.

    19 Jul 2004
    Workaround if Red Carpet hangs during Nterprise Linux Services Install (trench)
    The Red Carpet install hangs and eventually times out during the Nterprise Linux Services install if it's unable to ping redcarpet.novell.com. Here's Keith Schneider's workaround.

    19 Jul 2004
    Which Printers work with SUSE? (trench)
    Wondering which printers work with SUSE? Check out this site.

    19 Jul 2004
    Implementing non-Windows Desktops in the Real World (trench)
    Updated with new suggestions. Someone submitted this interesting topic and we thought we'd open it up and see what you have to say about it.

    19 Jul 2004
    Selection Missing from Installation CD (SUSE Linux 9.1 Personal) (tip)
    Here's how to solve a problem you might encounter when you try to repair or boot from the Installation CD.

    19 Jul 2004
    Review of SUSE Linux 9.1 Professional (tip)
    Check out this review of SUSE Linux 9.1 Professional from IPkonfig.com.

    15 Jul 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Duplicating Posted Appointments (tip)
    Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn how you can easily add additional days to a posted appointment without recreating it from scratch.

    15 Jul 2004
    Cool Tip: How to Remove the "Attach" Button in GroupWise WebAccess (tip)
    Kamal Kotecha needed to remove the "Attach" button from the WebAccess template. He figured out what to modify in the template and shares it here.

    15 Jul 2004
    How to Reset an Unknown Cached Password (tip)
    Jason Emery figured out how to reset a user's cached mailbox password if they mistyped the password when creating the mailbox or forgot their cached password in the event of an eDir password change. Read his solution here.

    15 Jul 2004
    Be Prepared for Regulatory & Legal Adversities with GWArchive (trench)
    Ensure GroupWise Email Regulatory Compliance and peace of mind for yourself and your senior executives with Messaging Architects' GWArchive enterprise-class suite of tools. Solve the problem of information access, be it for regulatory compliance, legal requirements, or internal auditing, and optimize your GroupWise message store allocation.

    14 Jul 2004
    Connecting Asynchronous Services and Service Clients (feature)
    This article is the second of a series of articles which outline techniques and technologies that can be used to build Web services and Web service clients that interact asynchronously using JMS in a service-oriented environment. In this article, we will extend our framework to demonstrate JMS clients and loosely-coupled, JMS-aware, business-logic components which can realize the benefits of a service-oriented architecture.

    14 Jul 2004
    Making Scripts Portable (feature)
    Portable shell scripting is something of a black art, since with the evolution and derivation of the UNIX shell, the definition of "portable" is perhaps ambiguous. This paper explores the best practices involved in creating such elusive scripts.

    13 Jul 2004
    AppNote: Directions in NetWare Programming (appnote)
    Here's another great AppNote from Russell Bateman. This one discusses the features and functionality of NetWare's programming environment for writing applications that run as NetWare-loadable Modules (NLMs) on NetWare.

    13 Jul 2004
    Letting Users Browse their Files using NetStorage (tip)
    NetStorage is a great way to expose file systems to remote users via a browser. But the Explorerish interface does not allow a user to browse or dynamically map to folders. Cliff Petersohn explains a method of working around that for your more sophisticated endusers (not for the faint of heart...).

    12 Jul 2004
    Student Login Versus Staff Login (trench)
    Randy Saeks shares his method of telling students from staff at login, and identifying their location as well.

    12 Jul 2004
    Special Novell Software Bundles (including Linux) for Government Agencies (tip)
    Novell has become the first networking infrastructure vendor to reach an agreement with the U.S. General Services Administration to participate in the SmartBUY program for government-wide software purchasing.

    12 Jul 2004
    Virus Scanner for Novell GroupWise 5.5 (tool)
    Filter Viruses fom Incoming Mail Spool Folder.

    8 Jul 2004
    Cool Tip: Rename Files and Directories that contain Uppercase Letters to Lowercase (tip)
    One of the requirements for moving an existing GroupWise system to Linux is to rename any files and directories that contain uppercase letters to all lower case. Svetlin Petrov found a cool perl script you can download that will do this for you.

    8 Jul 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using the My Subject Field (tip)
    Confusing subjects make it difficult to find items when you need them. Learn how to personalize the subjects of your mail items in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    8 Jul 2004
    Cool Tool: TreeCast (trench)
    Updated: Broadcast trees of shared folders in GroupWise - without users having to accept and arrange them. Find out more and download a 30-day trial version here.

    7 Jul 2004
    SmartSYNC Palm Conduit Suite (tool)
    Synchronize Palm OS based devices with GroupWise 5.5 and later.

    7 Jul 2004
    Getting to Know Open Enterprise Server: Part III (feature)
    In Part III of this popular article series we look at what it takes to manage, backup, and provide failover for an enterprise network with hundreds, even thousands of servers, when some of them are Linux boxes.

    7 Jul 2004
    Recover Deleted iFolder Files (tip)
    Michael Alexander needed to recover deleted files from a user's iFolder folder on the PC. (User was infected with MyDoom.f virus and had files deleted from iFolder folder on PC.) Here's how he did it.

    7 Jul 2004
    Extend your NetWare Infrastructure -- Free Online Trial for NetWare Users (trench)
    How can you improve communication within the organization to provide excellent internal technical support? Without redesigning training processes, how can you implement timely improvements to our users? Find answers to these and other questions in this article from Novell partner, GroupLink, and get your free trial.

    6 Jul 2004
    GroupWise RSS Reader (tool)
    Reads in preconfigured RSS feeds and stores them as messages in GroupWise.

    6 Jul 2004
    PortaMail 6.5 (tool)
    Synchronize Pocket PC 2000/2002/2003/2003SE Pocket Outlook with GroupWise 6.5.

    5 Jul 2004
    Using Old Hardware for Linux Desktop (trench)
    Turning older hardware into a useful Linux Internet desktop can be quite easy if you take the trouble to upgrade the video card to 4MB and use a small footprint window manager. Tom Russell explains how they do it in Brisbane.

    2 Jul 2004
    Using Novell Linux Services with Apache (1.3.26) (feature)
    After trying to get the Novell version of Apache (2.0.48-4) to run with their custom PHP build, Mike Duncan found that the install of Novell Linux Services (NLS) v1.1 did not install Apache header files he needed. Here's how he was able to use their customized version of PHP and mod_jk with the standard packaged version of Apache that is shipped with SUSE, while being able to continue to use iManager and other Novell web-based applications.

    2 Jul 2004
    Getting to Know Open Enterprise Server: Part II (feature)
    The primary purpose of the IT staff is to ensure that workers in the organization remain productive and have access to the information and services they need to do their jobs. Come see how Open Enterprise Server can make your users more productive than ever.

    2 Jul 2004
    Make the Switch to a LINUX Desktop (tip)
    Here's a cool offer you should take a look at. This is a free and easy way to make the switch to SUSE Linux 9.1 Personal, the first truly viable alternative to a Windows desktop operating system for PCs.

    2 Jul 2004
    Mono 1.0 Hits the Streets (feature)
    Heads Up: just a couple of days ago Novell announced the availability of Mono 1.0. Check it out.

    1 Jul 2004
    GroupWise RSS Reader Application (trench)
    Roel van Bueren and Ronald de Zwart wrote a cool application that readsin preconfigured RSS feeds and stores the messages in GroupWise. You canalso use GroupWise features such as searching, filtering, and Notify tocheck out the new RSS messages. Get the details here.

    1 Jul 2004
    Updated Novell GroupWise Gateways Available for Download (feature)
    Updated: The Novell GroupWise Async Gateway 2.0 is now available for download. GroupWise Async Gateway lets you use modem connections between GroupWise sites and users. Download it here.

    1 Jul 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Quickly Search a Co-Workers Schedule (tip)
    Did you know you can use the Busy Search feature without creating a supporting appointment? Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn a quick and easy way to search the schedules of your co-workers.

    1 Jul 2004
    Free Trial - - Extend Your GroupWise System (trench)
    Do you or your customers relate to any of the following issues? How can we improve communication within the organization to provide excellent internal technical support? Without redesigning training processes, how can we implement timely improvements to our users? Find answers to these and other questions in this success story from Novell partner, GroupLink, and get your free trial.

    1 Jul 2004
    Everything's Up-to-Date on the GroupWise Doc Page! (feature)
    Get freshly-updated documentation for GroupWise 6.5 now. They've updated the doc to match the functionality changes introduced in the Support Pack. In addition, they clarified parts of the doc based on feedback from you, and created a new Interoperability Guide. Check it out today.

    30 Jun 2004
    AppNote: Writing Command Parsers for NetWare (appnote)
    This How-to AppNote discusses how to register a command parser from a NetWare-loadable Module (NLM).

    30 Jun 2004
    Control (cut, copy, paste, purge) NDPS jobs with Qcontrol (tip)
    Check out this neato free tool. Anyone who needs to watch many printers at once - helpdesks, printer operators, and administrators - will find Qcontrol a valuable asset for printer management.

    30 Jun 2004
    One-Stop Info Page: NetWare (feature)
    To help you find everything you need to know about Novell NetWare, we've done some serious surfing and pulled together a short list of the essential links.

    25 Jun 2004
    Getting to Know Open Enterprise Server: Part I (feature)
    Come find out what's in Open Enterprise Server, and why you as a NetWare administrator should pay attention to it. Finally, an honest-to-goodness alternative to Microsoft.

    24 Jun 2004
    Options for Linux-based Accounting Tool (trench)
    Here are some recommendations for Linux-based Accounting software.

    24 Jun 2004
    Getting MSAccess Capabilities on Linux (tip)
    We've had several people inquire about MSAccess equivalents available on Linux. We'd love to see what you recommend.

    24 Jun 2004
    Deploying Novell GroupWise with Novell Nterprise Branch Office 2.0 Implementation Guide (feature)
    This document outlines the steps required to implement GroupWise as part of an Nterprise Branch Office solution. Download it here.

    24 Jun 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Manage Multiple Accounts in Multiple Windows (tip)
    If you work with more than your own GroupWise account (using the Proxy feature), take a look at this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip. They show you how to use a great feature that allows you to have more than one GroupWise main window open at a time.

    24 Jun 2004
    Get GEE Whiz Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus for Novell Small Business Suite 6.5 - FREE (trench)
    GEE Whiz is matching Novell's Small Business Suite 6.5 offer by providing FREE GEE Whiz Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus licences for the first five users. Get the details here.

    24 Jun 2004
    Rights Necessary to Install NetWare 6.5 (tip)
    To install the first NetWare 6.5 server in an eDirectory tree, here are the rights you'll need.

    24 Jun 2004
    Connecting IPX Servers Despite Linux Firewall (tip)
    Jose Eduviges Rivas needed to connect two NW51 servers using a leased line, under IPX protocol using Cisco 1700 routers. Here's how he did it.

    24 Jun 2004
    GWAVA Ships WASP (feature)
    GWAVA recently announced the release and availability of WASP. WASP provides anti-virus protection by scanning for email-born viruses that enter a GroupWise system through the WebAccess Gateway. Find out more.

    24 Jun 2004
    Meeting Place Asset Manager for GroupWise (trench)
    Meeting Place Asset Manager allows you to browse your organization's available meeting rooms, and search for specific assets you require along with seating capacity through the GroupWise Busy Search function. Find out more and download a 30-day demo here.

    24 Jun 2004
    Free Download (especially for Academic and Government GroupWise users) - - Make the Most of Your GroupWise Infrastructure (trench)
    Do you or your customers relate to any of the following issues? Are you required to keep specific information for a large database of contacts? Do you frequently need to send or gather information to or from these contacts? How do you integrate an extensive contact database with your existing GroupWise infrastructure? Find answers to these and other questions in this success story from Novell partner, GroupLink, and get your free download.

    18 Jun 2004
    Query Novell Knowledgebase from Mozilla Firebird (feature)
    Want to have a Search Plugin for Mozilla Firebird that searches on the Novell Knowledgebase? Checkout this cool freebie.

    18 Jun 2004
    Novell Expands Commitment to Open Source Standards with IPsec Initiatives (tip)
    Building on its contributions to the open source community and commitment to interoperability, Novell is sponsoring the Openswan project, a Linux implementation of the IPsec (IP Security) standard that provides a common approach to securing Internet-based communications.

    18 Jun 2004
    SUSE Linux Updates for Linux Security Flaw (tip)
    Novell's SUSE Linux team has provided updates to fix a recently discovered Linux kernel flaw.

    17 Jun 2004
    About Novell's iFolder Open Source Project (trench)
    We received an inquiry from a reader who was interested in knowing more about Novell's decision to open source iFolder. Here's the scoop.

    17 Jun 2004
    AppNote: Writing NetWare Loadable Modules (NLMs) as Shared Libraries (appnote)
    This AppNote discusses how to write NetWare Loadable Modules (NLMs) that serve as shared libraries in the NLM environment. There are three traditional veins of NetWare Loadable Module (NLM) writing. Of the three, libraries have been the most vague and contradicted topic of discussion over the 15-year history of NLM writing. This topic was addressed by an extensive AppNote in May 2003, and this article updates that one for more POSIX-oriented work.

    17 Jun 2004
    AppNote: F11 - Your Key to Email that Stands Out (appnote)
    Generating graphics-rich content for GroupWise 6.5 email has never been easier. Taking advantage of the power of HTML and the convenience of the F11 key, you can easily create newsletters, signature cards and more! Sarah Woods has provided detailed instructions and the code to get you started.

    17 Jun 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Enhance Productivity with the QuickViewer (tip)
    The GroupWise QuickViewer is an extremely useful tool when you understand how to utilize it to its full potential and customize it to work the way you want. Take a closer look at the abilities of the QuickViewer in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

    17 Jun 2004
    Streamline your Business Practices with your GroupWise Infrastructure (trench)
    When your organization needs to implement a new solution, how do you make sure it integrates with your existing infrastructure, maximizes the benefits of your GroupWise and eDirectory systems, and maintains security for sensitive information for your users? Find answers to these and other questions in this success story from Novell partner, GroupLink, and get your free download.

    10 Jun 2004
    Creating an Un-Read Mail Folder (feature)
    If you would like to see only the items in your mailbox that have not been opened, take a look at this tip from Tay Kratzer. He has provided instructions on how to create a folder that will show only un-read items in your main mailbox folder.

    10 Jun 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Automatically File Items (tip)
    In this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip, you will learn how to create rules that will automatically file all items (once read or viewed) from a particular person, such as your supervisor, into a folder. You will always know exactly where those messages are stored and you won't waste time manually moving each item after you have read it.

    10 Jun 2004
    Recovering Data from GroupWise (feature)
    If you are looking for a GroupWise database recovery service that can restore a GroupWise server from virtually any backup media type - (i.e., tape, DVD, Hard Disks, WORM, etc.), Messaging Architects can help. Mailboxes can be converted to portable formats, such as XML or PST for legal discovery purposes.

    8 Jun 2004
    Using the Red Carpet Daemon with Red Carpet Express (feature)
    It's easy to configure the Red Carpet command line tools (rc/rcd) to use Red Carpet Express. Here's the scoop.

    8 Jun 2004
    Using an ADSL Router in SUSE Linux 8.0 (feature)
    If you have an ADSL router for connecting several hosts to the Internet, and you want to use it to access the Internet, check this out.

    8 Jun 2004
    NPrinter Equivalent for Windows XP (trench)
    Here's how Geoff Taylor creates an NPRINTER effect when he has a printer on an XP workstation rather than a dedicated printserver device. Very slick!

    8 Jun 2004
    Logging in to Novell iManager 2 using Contextless Login (feature)
    If you find that you can't login to Novell iManager 2 using contextless login, but you can get in by entering your full LDAP context, here's why it happens, and how to work around it.

    8 Jun 2004
    Troubleshooting iManager 2.0.2 on NetWare 6.5 (feature)
    Here are four important things to check if you're having trouble running iManager on your NetWare 6.5 server.

    3 Jun 2004
    Teacher's Pet: The Right Answers for GroupWise Remote (feature)
    Eric Raff outlines a simple solution that empowers your users to get their jobs done literally anytime from anywhere. It gives them access to their mailbox using the full GroupWise client from any Internet connection.

    3 Jun 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Auto-responding Forms (tip)
    Many organizations have forms or files that need to be dispersed to employees, clients or the public upon request. This is often done manually. Let GroupWise do the work for you and automatically send forms or files to anyone that requests them via e-mail. See BrainStorm's Cool Tip this week for instructions on how to set it up.

    3 Jun 2004
    Creating a New Updated Software Distribution Directory (SDD) (tip)
    If you have mixed versions of files in your Software Distribution Directory, it might be helpful to create a new one. This new TID from Novell Technical Support explains how to create the new SDD on your local hard drive, and then replace the one on the server. Get the instructions here.

    2 Jun 2004
    NotifyLink Enterprise Mobility Solution for GroupWise (trench)
    NotifyLink Enterprise Edition GroupWise Version is ideal for companies whose employees include mobile professionals who need real-time "Over-the-Air" Synchronization and "Push Notification" of their existing email. Information is continually synchronized between a user's corporate email, calendar, contacts, and tasks, and their wireless 2-way device. Get all the details here.

    2 Jun 2004
    Migrating NPS gadgets to portlets Overview (feature)
    Bill Bodine discusses the Java development of portlets specifically in order to leverage the similarities between gadget and portlet development. This is not intended to be an exhaustive look at the development of portlets, but it will be enough to highlight the similarities and give the developer a reasonable understanding of what to expect while porting their application.

    2 Jun 2004
    Building Asynchronous Web Services with JMS (feature)
    Check out this first-of-a-series piece that outlines techniques and technologies that can be used to build Web services and Web service clients to interact asynchronously using JMS in a service-oriented architecture. In this article, we will build a framework that can be used to handle SOAP messages asynchronously across an HTTP-based network.

    2 Jun 2004
    Balancing Interactivity with SUSE Linux 9.0 (feature)
    In SUSE Linux 9.0 there are some changes in the default scheduler settings. If you're upgrading to SUSE Linux 9.0, this will help you get acclimated to the changes.

    2 Jun 2004
    Making Computer Clock Show Correct Time (tip)
    If you're using SUSE Linux and you find that the computer clock is never exactly right, this one's for you.

    1 Jun 2004
    ZedMon 3.20 Network and Server Monitor for Windows 2000 (tip)
    Take a look at this enormously popular Free Tool that's recently been updated. So far it's gotten 24 5-star ratings, and a nice little pile of raves under Reader Comments.

    1 Jun 2004
    List Users' Network Addresses (tip)
    Here's a nifty little freebie from Jim Schnitter that can help you keep tabs on your network usage. Bet you'll think of some great ways to use it.

    1 Jun 2004
    Remote Debugging Tools (feature)
    Check out this great free utility that can help you diagnose problems with your network. RDB, the Remote Debugger, can stay connected to the NetWare console even if the server has crashed or is in the debugger. RDB can upload and download files from the server.

    27 May 2004
    Installing Software with Red Carpet (feature)
    After updating your system with Red Carpet, you may find there is still some software you need that was not installed. That happens because Red Carpet will only update software packages that are already installed. The cool thing is, if you want to install more software packages, you can use Red Carpet to find and install them. Here's what you do.

    27 May 2004
    Setting the Computer Clock to GMT in SUSE Linux (feature)
    Here's how you set the clock in two ways: one for SUSE Linux versions up to 7.3, one for 8.0 and later.

    27 May 2004
    Error Installing SUSE Linux 9.x Professional (feature)
    We've heard from a few people who've run into perplexing errors when they're trying to install SUSE Linux Professional 9.0 or 9.1 from DVD. Some of them get an error message saying they can't use 64-bit software on their computer, some just get a black screen. Here's the scoop.

    27 May 2004
    Novell GroupWise 6.5 for Linux Eval Now Available (feature)
    Heads up: The Novell GroupWise 6.5 for Linux evaluation software is now available for download. Download a five-user version here.

    27 May 2004
    Novell GroupWise Messenger 1.0 for Linux Eval Now Available (feature)
    Heads up: The Novell GroupWise Messenger 1.0 for Linux evaluation software is now available for download. Download a 10-user version here.

    27 May 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Simplify the Archiving Process (tip)
    If it's getting harder to efficiently organize and manage your email these days, check out this week's BrainStorm cool tip. They show you how to setup rules so you can drag and drop important items into a folder and GroupWise will automatically archive them.

    27 May 2004
    GWAVA Ships GWAVA 3 (feature)
    GWAVA announced the release and availability of GWAVA 3. GWAVA 3 introduces Smart Blocker for Anti-Spam protection as well as built-in SQL support. Find out more.

    25 May 2004
    Got Upgrade Protection? Linux is Already Yours (feature)
    Heads Up -- there's a special offer for NetWare customers with current maintenance or upgrade protection. You're entitled to introduce SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 and Novell Nterprise Linux Services 1.0 into your business environment-all under your existing NetWare licensing contract. What are you waiting for?

    25 May 2004
    iPrint via PHP - LDAP (feature)
    iPrint comes with a great visual Map feature, but this doesn't always prove to be easily manageable in a Hospital environment where things are always getting moved around. Daniel Bray shares his PHP script he uses in his NetWare environment to dynamically list out all of the iPrint printers.

    25 May 2004
    Running iFolder 2.1 in Protected Memory (trench)
    iFolder 2.1 does not by default load its own instance of Apache in protected memory on NetWare. Here is how you can setup another instance of Apache that will be loaded in its own memory address on the server.

    25 May 2004
    Saving I.T. costs by deploying on NetWare (trench)
    Are you deploying a new business application (departmentally or enterprise-wide)? If so, have you considered using NetWare's open application environment to minimize costs and complexity, while pleasing your business users? Read this Success Story from our partners at GroupLink, and get your free download.

    21 May 2004
    Keep Photos Coordinated using iFolder (tip)
    Kenneth Wilkins uses iFolder to help him avoid overwriting edits his wife has made to photographs for her website. Nice!

    21 May 2004
    Migrating to Linux at Health First (tip)
    Check out this excellent series newly posted at SearchEnterpriseLinux.com. The two Health First network administrators interviewed in the series, Danny J. Wall and Daniel Bray, have contributed outstanding content to Cool Solutions over the years, and we were glad to see more by them.

    20 May 2004
    BrainStorm Cool Tip: Get Organized With the Checklist Folder (tip)
    Welcome to the first installment of a new feature for Cool Solutions entitled BrainStorm Cool Tips. Each week a new tip will be posted to help you more effectively use GroupWise. For this week's tip you will learn about the Checklist folder.

    20 May 2004
    Success with GroupWise 6.5 for Linux (feature)
    If you're planning on implementing a GroupWise system on a Linux platform, make sure you check out the new Success with GroupWise 6.5 for Linux guide by Tay Kratzer and Ira Messenger. Special bonus: The first two chapters are available for viewing and downloading now!

    20 May 2004
    New GroupWise Data Migration Reporting Tool! (feature)
    Download the Messaging Architects' free Storage Analyzer Tool! This utility will determine the file usage in your GroupWise message store. The Storage Analyzer documents file access frequency and provides a graphical display of current storage use, predicting future storageconsumption and optimizing resource allocation.

    20 May 2004
    Capitalizing on IT Investments with GroupWise (trench)
    Are you thinking about deploying a new business application (departmentally or enterprise-wide)? If so, have you considered a solution that integrates with GroupWise to minimize costs and complexity, while pleasing your business users? - - How can you integrate a robust business solution with existing infrastructure? - - Without redesigning training and business processes, how can you implement timely improvements? - - Read about this Success Story, and get your free download.

    18 May 2004
    NetWare Authentication on Linux (trench)
    This was the winning entry in the Migration to Linux Contest conducted in February/March 2004. Congratulations to Gert-Jan. We'll be holding another contest like this one later this year, so if you are currently migrating, keep good notes, and you just might win next time!

    18 May 2004
    Blocking Broadcast Messages (tip)
    Want to keep broadcast messages from appearing on all of the workstations? Here's how you do it.

    18 May 2004
    Using CAPTURE in NetWare 4.x Login Script (tip)
    If you are receiving memory errors when executing CAPTURE in a login script in NetWare 4.x, here's a tip.

    13 May 2004
    NetWare 6.5 and GroupWise 6.5 WebAccess (feature)
    Tay Kratzer shares what he has learned from some recent installations of GroupWise 6.5 WebAccess on new or upgraded NetWare 6.5 servers. He also provides some additional fine tuning tips for the WebAccess Application.

    13 May 2004
    Cool Tool: EasyCalendar v1.0 (trench)
    With EasyCalendar from IT Quality Aps, you can add holidays and company events into your GroupWise users calendars. Find out more and download a 5-user copy here.

    13 May 2004
    Cool Tip to fix a GroupWise Client that won't Launch (tip)
    Rene Ramirez discovered how to fix a problem with the GroupWise client when it has been closed in the middle of a process and then reopened. It looks like the application is launching, but nothing will happen, even if notify is still running.

    12 May 2004
    How to Build Gaim for SUSE Linux 9.1 with GroupWise Instant Messenger Support (feature)
    Gaim is an open source instant messaging client that ships with SUSE Linux. Take the fast track to tweaking and tuning Gaim to work with GroupWise Instant Messenger in this expose by developer Ryan Smith.

    12 May 2004
    Switching between KDE and XD2 (tip)
    Novell's Don Vosburg explains how he uses KDM (the login and session manager for KDE) to switch back and forth between KDE and XD2 easily. Very slick!

    12 May 2004
    SPX Deploys Novell Identity Services on Linux (feature)
    SPX Corporation needed to integrate its business operations, improve productivity, and ensure security across the enterprise. What's more, the solution had to be cost-effective - and it had to run on Linux.

    12 May 2004
    Novell Announces Evolution 2.0 and Release of Connector for Microsoft Exchange Server Under Open Source License (tip)
    Heads Up: Novell has announced its Connector for Microsoft* Exchange Server will be integrated into EvolutionTM 2.0 and made available as open source.

    11 May 2004
    Recovering from Lost User Rights after Running DSMaint (trench)
    David Sayers lost user rights after performing a DSMaint procedure from one NetWare 5.x box to another 5.x box. Come see the steps he followed to recover.

    11 May 2004
    Using IP Multicast Loop Option (tip)
    Novell's N Subramanian explains how to use the IP_MULTICAST_LOOP option to control loopback delivery of multicast applications.

    7 May 2004
    SUSE Blows Doors Off of Red Hat (tip)
    In a recent review on DevX.com, SUSE Server 8 received praise for its added value including the attractive Web-based interface and the overall completeness of the product. Check it out!

    7 May 2004
    BrainStorm Virtual Office Demo (trench)
    Do you want to experience Virtual Office which is now available in NetWare 6.5 and Nterprise Linux Services? Check out the Virtual Office flash demonstration created by BrainStorm, Inc.

    6 May 2004
    GroupWise Messenger Plug-in for Trillian Pro 2.0 Available (trench)
    Support for GroupWise Messenger was recently added to Trillian Pro 2.0 via a Messenger Plug-in for the Trillian Pro client. One of the key benefits to using Trillian Pro is that in addition to GroupWise Messenger you can also communicate with AOL, MSN, and Yahoo users all within the same client. Find out more.

    6 May 2004
    Saving I.T. Costs by Extending GroupWise (trench)
    While minimizing costs ... how does one extend the Novell GroupWise and eDirectory benefits to your other business applications? - - - How do you extend your Novell based security to other key processes ... without redesigning your business process? - - - If you want answers to, or can relate with these I.T. management and cost issues ... read about this Success Story, and get your free download.

    6 May 2004
    Sky Radio interviews GWAVA's Richard Bliss on using Linux to protect yourself from SPAM (feature)
    Recently Richard Bliss was interviewed by Sky Radio, discussing Linux and Email and the steps companies can take to introduce Linux into their current environment. He discusses how to use Linux to protect your GroupWise system from Spam and Viruses. Listen to the interview here.

    4 May 2004
    Improving Your NetWare Backup Performance (feature)
    Three years ago, Novell embarked on an engineering research exercise to look at the backup performance problem from a complete system viewpoint. This paper articulates Novell findings and recommends best practices. Must read!

    4 May 2004
    Novell exteNd App Server Cluster Implementation on NetWare 6.5 (feature)
    Some people seem confused about Novell exteNd App Server cluster implementation on NetWare 6.5. Novell engineer James Lee gives you the run down.

    4 May 2004
    Which to Upgrade First: GroupWise or NetWare (trench)
    We posed this question in an Open Call, and here's some input from readers. Chime in if you've got anything to add.

    4 May 2004
    Antivirus programs for NetWare 6 (trench)
    Come see some recommendations for good 3rd-party antivirus products that work best with NetWare 6.

    30 Apr 2004
    Network Monitoring with Nagios and MRTG (trench)
    Gert-Jan de Boer explains how his company uses Nagios and MRTG to monitor their NetWare and Windows servers, network links and other stuff.

    30 Apr 2004
    Does Enterprise Linux Adoption Depend on Application Development? (tip)
    Updated with comments. Here's an interesting article we'd like to hear your comments about.

    29 Apr 2004
    Complete Collaboration Environment for Linux - Business White Paper (feature)
    Here's a new business white paper to help you determine why Novell GroupWise for Linux makes strategic sense for your enterprise collaboration environment.

    29 Apr 2004
    Cool Tool: TreeCast Enterprise (trench)
    Updated: TreeCast Enterprise integrates with eDirectory and GroupWise to broadcast entire trees of shared folders directly to GroupWise users' accounts, making accepting and arranging individual shared folders a thing of the past. Download a 30-day trial version here.

    29 Apr 2004
    JP Mobile Ships SureWave Enterprise Server for Novell GroupWise (trench)
    JP Mobile announced the availability of SureWave Enterprise Server for Novell GroupWise. SureWave Enterprise Server for GroupWise provides both cradle and wireless synchronization for handheld devices. Get the details here.

    29 Apr 2004
    Computhink and GWAVA Ensure E-Mail Compliance for GroupWise (feature)
    Computhink and GWAVA recently released a new product called "ViewWise E-Mail Archive Service for GWAVA". The ViewWise E-mail Archive Service processes all incoming, outgoing and internal e-mail messages, including attachments, which have been scanned and filtered through GWAVA for GroupWise and archives them into ViewWise. Get the details here.

    29 Apr 2004
    Tip: Fix for Corrupted Week and Calendar View (tip)
    If you've noticed a problem with the Week and Calendar view after installations of GroupWise 6 or higher, check out this tip from Tom Stone on how to fix it.

    29 Apr 2004
    GroupWise Messenger plug-in for Trillian Pro (trench)
    The GroupWise Messenger plug-in for Trillian Pro is now available from Cerulean Studios. With Trillian Pro, GroupWise Messenger users can conduct instant messaging activities from a single client.

    28 Apr 2004
    Updating NDPS Printers after Tree Merge (tip)
    If you find your NDPS printers won't print after a tree merge, this is how to update them, compliments of David Ralph.

    28 Apr 2004
    Logging in to Two Trees in WinXP (trench)
    Jack Turner shares the solution to a mystery. He logs into two different NetWare trees, and has permanent mapped drives in each tree. Under XP, the logon process marks these connections as "unavailable" with a red X. Here's the workaround.

    23 Apr 2004
    Debugging RedCarpet Problems (tip)
    Here are some tips that could be helpful in debugging RedCarpet problems. If you've got anything to add to this, don't be shy...

    23 Apr 2004
    Linux OS and Microsoft Office Functionality (trench)
    Are Linux Applications similar to or compatible with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint? Ah, there's the burning question du jour. Come see what the experts think, and throw in your own two bits.

    22 Apr 2004
    Tips for Migrating GroupWise and ZENworks for Servers with the Migration Wizard (tip)
    Glen Davis of Novell's System Test team shares some tips on how to get ZENworks for Servers and GroupWise running on a new server when using the NetWare Migration Wizard.

    22 Apr 2004
    Creating a Standard Message Template (tip)
    Updated: Chris Matzer shares his solution on how to create and use GroupWise Standard Message templates.

    21 Apr 2004
    Formativ Applet: Send Welcome Message (tool)
    Sends a welcome message to new users to GroupWise.

    21 Apr 2004
    Formativ Applet: Mailbox View (tool)
    Choose to display all messages or just those which are either unread or which have attachments.

    21 Apr 2004
    Formativ Applet: Enable or Disable Document Management Example (tool)
    Enable or disable GroupWise 6 Document Management menus and functions.

    20 Apr 2004
    Finding Deleted iFolder Directories (tip)
    Here's an iFolder riddle: once an ID is deleted and you did not remove the ifolder data for the user, how do you find this unused data that is on the Server? Todd Kyrk tells you how he does it.

    20 Apr 2004
    Login to iFolder without getting NIDApplet Not Found error (tip)
    If you have problems logging in to iFolder via browser, and you're getting a "NIDApplet not found" error, here's a workaround from Tommi Karetvaara.

    20 Apr 2004
    Why Print via NetWare? (trench)
    A reader was wondering what the major benefit is to using NetWare to print (as opposed to printing straight to the printer's IP address. Here are some reasons to use NetWare.

    16 Apr 2004
    Using Rsync for Flexible Powerful Backup and Restore and Self Serve Restore (trench)
    Scott Flowers shares his beautifully detailed solution (including sample bash scripts), that explains how to make daily incremental backups from your NetWare servers to a Linux backup server that look like full backups on disk. Using that backup archive, you can allow users to go and restore any file from any day with just a web browser. Must read!

    16 Apr 2004
    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 Eval Now Available for Download (tip)
    Heads Up: if you've been itching to try SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for X86, here's your chance.

    16 Apr 2004
    Quick-start cards for OpenOffice (tip)
    Looking for some materials to help train your users on the features of OpenOffice.org? Here are a couple of good ideas.

    16 Apr 2004
    Interview with Jeff Hawkins - Linux Products and Strategies (feature)
    Jeff Hawkins, VP of Product Management at Novell, spells out the essential details for Linux strategies and products in this interview. Get the answers to over 25 hot questions that customers have been asking about Linux!

    15 Apr 2004
    Germ Warfare II - Revenge of the Nerds (feature)
    School Cool Solutions Advisory Board Member Mark Russell shares some ideas to help combat the recent spate of worms.

    14 Apr 2004
    GNE Gwiser 2.0 (tool)
    Simplified folder management, reports, events and appointments in your GroupWise Client.

    13 Apr 2004
    Creating an Environment for Local, Remote, and Mobile Users (trench)
    Would you like your users to be able to access the network in similar fashion no matter whether they're local, mobile, or remote? Jody Greene explains how to setup your NetWare client environment to support seamless integration of local, remote, and mobile users with very little administrative overhead. Freshly updated, in response to reader inquiries.

    9 Apr 2004
    Getting News and Weather in Evolution Despite Privoxy (trench)
    If you use Privoxy to filter ads from your email, you may have conflicts with Evolution when you try to get news and weather updates. Peter Hyman shares his cool solution to that problem. Thanks, Peter!

    9 Apr 2004
    Linux IP Tables - a Pathway to Success (trench)
    Have you thought about the quality of the IP filter protecting your Linux server? How about knowing just what it does, and maybe does not do unexpectedly? BrainShare presenter Joe Doupnik explains the issues, and offers a new CD you can purchase to get you where you want to go quickly.

    8 Apr 2004
    GroupWise for Linux Web Seminar - (Archived) (feature)
    Novell recently held a Web seminar about GroupWise 6.5 for Linux. If you missed it, you can watch the archived event here.

    8 Apr 2004
    Backing up a GroupWise Archive to a CD (tip)
    Sharon Humphrey shares a cool tip on how to backup your GroupWise archive to a CD and then how to restore and read it!

    8 Apr 2004
    New! Download version 7.0 of this GroupWise-enabled business application. (trench)
    Be one of the first to experience this latest GroupWise enabled technology. See how this and other similar high-impact applications leverage your GroupWise investment and give you rapid (additional) return on your Novell infrastructure.

    8 Apr 2004
    Cool Tool: EZPage - Simple Paging Software for GroupWise (trench)
    Updated: EZpage uses NDS and the GroupWise address book to simplify paging for your end users. Once configured in NDS, all users need to do is pick the target user's name to send them a page. Compliments of Martin Zinaich.

    8 Apr 2004
    BrainStorm, Inc. releases Edge Expert, a new web-based training tool (trench)
    Do you spend too much time searching for answers to questions from your Novell GroupWise users? BrainStorm, Inc., Novell's Authorized End User Training Partner, has recently released Edge Expert, a web-based training and reference tool for GroupWise. Deploying Edge Expert is sure to minimize helpdesk calls and user questions. To learn more and to demo this great new tool click here.

    8 Apr 2004
    How to Accelerate and Single Sign-On to GroupWise 6.5 WebAccess Server with iChain 2.3 (tip)
    For instructions on how to get GroupWise WebAccess services accelerated through iChain 2.3, read this new TID from Novell Technical Support.

    6 Apr 2004
    Migrating Clients from any kind of printing to iPrint (tip)
    Hot from BrainShare. This package provides example scripts that will easily convert users from legacy QMS printing, NDPS printing, Microsoft Share printing and local printing to iPrint printing.

    6 Apr 2004
    UDMA Tips and Tricks under NetWare (feature)
    Interesting 3rd-party article on "UDMA tips and tricks under NetWare" which also contains a newer, officially unreleased ideata.ham for NetWare.

    6 Apr 2004
    PKI Diag Utility 2 (tip)
    Pkidiag.nlm is a utility written by the Novell Certificate Server development team to help troubleshoot and fix issues related to Novell Certificate Server. Worth a look...

    6 Apr 2004
    Achat - Password tool (tool)
    Admin tool to synchronize user passwords between Novell NetWare and GroupWise.

    6 Apr 2004
    EZPage: Simple Paging Software (tool)
    Use the GroupWise 5.5 or GroupWise 6 address book for sending pages.

    2 Apr 2004
    Ximian Build System now Available via GPL (tip)
    Heads Up: The Ximian build system for building and packaging software natively for a variety of platforms and packaging systems, including RPM (Red Hat, etc.), Deb (Debian), and SD (HP-UX) is now available via a GNU General Public License (GPL).

    2 Apr 2004
    Network Installation of SUSE Linux via PXE Boot (feature)
    Want to install SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 or SUSE Linux version 8.1/8.2 on a machine bootable through PXE on the network? Here's how you do it.

    2 Apr 2004
    Importing German Holidays in SUSE Linux Openexchange Server (feature)
    This handy tool will provide German users with a holiday list for importing to their calendars.

    2 Apr 2004
    Getting to Know SUSEPlugger (feature)
    SUSEwatcher is now in charge of monitoring updates only and the rest of its known functions together with some new features have been assumed by SUSEPlugger. Read all about it.

    2 Apr 2004
    What's the Future of NetWare? (tip)
    With the advent of Novell Nterprise Linux Services and the company's commitment to make all Novell advanced services available on Linux, what does this mean for the future of NetWare? Come read this interview with Ed Anderson, Novell vice president of Platform Services.

    1 Apr 2004
    GroupWise 6.5 Technical White Paper (feature)
    If you're looking for more information about GroupWise 6.5, here's a new technical white paper that provides a system overview, new features in GroupWise 6.5 for Linux, and more. Check it out.

    1 Apr 2004
    How Dave Does It: Increasing GroupWise ROI (trench)
    Dave Muldoon believes in bending the rules sometimes, when he's asked to do more with less. (Course, since he's Dave Muldoon, he knows which rules you can bend without breaking GroupWise...). Here's a must-read for anyone looking to cut expenses without busting the system.

    1 Apr 2004
    Novell GroupWise Presentations from BrainShare 2004 (feature)
    In case you missed BrainShare 2004, here are the presentations from the Novell GroupWise sessions.

    1 Apr 2004
    Success Story: Extraco Bank Improved Security and Reduced Costs by Replacing Microsoft with Novell (feature)
    Extraco Bank was dissatisfied with the capabilities of its Microsoft Exchange e-mail system. Read how GroupWise 6.5 has provided increased security and reliability for their e-mail system.

    31 Mar 2004
    What's the Future of NetWare? (tip)
    With the advent of Novell Nterprise Linux Services and the company's commitment to make all Novell advanced services available on Linux, what does this mean for the future of NetWare? Come read this interview with Ed Anderson, Novell vice president of Platform Services.

    31 Mar 2004
    Running Server Consolidation Utility on WinXP (trench)
    Having trouble running the Server Consolidation Utility on a WinXP SP1 Professional workstation? Rich Stevenson shares his solution.

    31 Mar 2004
    Visually see Disk Space Usage in Windows Explorer with Vyooh DiskView (trench)
    Check out this new tool (not free, but reasonably priced) that lets you see how your disk space is organized - inside Windows Explorer. Graphically see which files and folders are taking up your hard disk space.

    31 Mar 2004
    Running a Stand-alone Tomcat 5.0.19 on NetWare 6 (trench)
    For those of you out there who wish to be on the cutting (bleeding) edge of development, here is a little tip from Stig Sørensen on how to get Tomcat 5 running on NetWare. Enjoy!

    26 Mar 2004
    Setting up Spellchecking in OpenOffice.org (tip)
    Are you having trouble with spellchecking in OpenOffice? Many people are struggling with making spellchecking work automatically whenever you open a document. Here's how you set it up right.

    26 Mar 2004
    Installing Novell Nterprise Linux Services Correctly (tip)
    If you're installing Nterprise Linux Services and it times out looking for the LDAP server, or you get a treename failure, here's a word to the wise.

    25 Mar 2004
    How Dave Does It: Taking a Pulse on your GroupWise System (feature)
    Dave Muldoon shares his favorite things to keep an eye on how to make sure you stay out in front of emerging problems with your GroupWise system. Learn how to project growth requirements, identify patterns, and basically make sure you are indispensable to your organization.

    25 Mar 2004
    Implementing GroupWise 6.5 for Linux in an Existing NetWare/Windows Environment (feature)
    If you're planning on integrating GroupWise 6.5 for Linux into your existing NetWare server/Windows workstation environment, don't miss this new Novell Connection article by Tay Kratzer. He has provided a Linux primer and installation instructions to get you started.

    25 Mar 2004
    Novell Ships GroupWise for Linux (feature)
    Novell has announced the availability of GroupWise 6.5 for Linux. Available April 15, GroupWise 6.5 for Linux brings the reliability and rich feature set of a proven collaboration environment to the Linux enterprise. Get all the details here.

    25 Mar 2004
    Cool Tip for GroupWise WebAccess Login Problem for New Users (tip)
    Jerry Banks had some trouble with new users not being able to login to GroupWise WebAccess. Here's how he solved it.

    23 Mar 2004
    AppNote: Installation and Configuration of 2 Node iSCSI Based Cluster Using NetWare 6.5 SP1 (appnote)
    NetWare 6.5 supports the iSCSI - a new internet standard which defines how industry standard SCSI (Small Computer Systems Interface) storage protocols are run over industry standard TCP/IP. iSCSI on Gigabit Ethernet hardware is a fraction of the cost of a full Fiber Channel SAN solution. The iSCSI Target and Initiator components included in NetWare 6.5 allow NetWare 6.5 to be used as an iSCSI Disk Server (shared disk system) for Novell Cluster Services.

    23 Mar 2004
    Connect Computers to Servers Quickly and Easily Using PCID CD (feature)
    PCID was developed by Novell as an internal tool for IS, Test Groups, and Lab Managers to greatly improve the time it takes to connect computers to various NetWare, Linux, and Windows servers from DOS. With this tool, you do not need to know what is in the computer to connect it to a network. Beautiful.

    23 Mar 2004
    AppNote: Building Nterprise Deployment Solutions using NetWare 6.5 (appnote)
    This AppNote offers technical insight into Novell's new PXE-based Imaging Deployment Solution. Learn how to build Nterprise deployment solutions using NetWare 6.5 in the context of blade servers, and discover new technologies from Novell and its partners that facilitate unattended (fully automated) and scripted, semi-automated deployments.

    23 Mar 2004
    Prevent Abends when Restoring Trustee Rights with ARCserve (tip)
    Randy Boone had trouble with NetWare 6.0 SP3 server abends when restoring folder trustee rights using ARCserve 7.0. Here's how he solved it.

    18 Mar 2004
    SPAM Protection @Novell (feature)
    Wonder how Novell keeps SPAM from clogging their email arteries? Tay Kratzer got a tour of Novell's SPAM solution from Steve Whitehouse, Chief GroupWise System Architect at Novell, and tells all.

    18 Mar 2004
    Prioritize Quickly with Categories (feature)
    If you're always looking at all the items in your Mailbox, trying to remember which ones were the most important, then read Kathy Frandsen's latest article about GroupWise categories. She explains how you can categorize and color-code your mail so you can tell at a glance which items you need to take care of quickly!

    18 Mar 2004
    Novell GroupWise vs. Microsoft Exchange Competitive Guide (feature)
    Novell GroupWise provides an attractive alternative to Microsoft Exchange 5.5 customers. Read this new competitive guide for all the details.

    17 Mar 2004
    Advanced Snap-in for ConsoleOne (trench)
    We recently got a terrific addition to the Free Tools collection from Volker Scheuber. This extremely popular tool used to be fee-based, and people have become quite attached to it. You'll see why when you use it, now that he's set it free.

    16 Mar 2004
    Using iFolder to Configure Non-Standard Machines (tip)
    Pre-configured images are useful for standard configurations, but what of non-standard machines or when you just want to tweak a new install just so? Check out this ingenious iFolder trick from Peter Smith.

    16 Mar 2004
    Extracting Server Disk Space Stats (tip)
    Looking for easy ways to extract server disk space stats on NetWare 6? Here are some suggestions.

    16 Mar 2004
    Nervous about doing a Pool Rebuild (tip)
    We're looking for good or bad experiences with pool rebuilds. Check out what we have, and chime in if you have anything to add.

    11 Mar 2004
    Advansys Formativ at CCSU - Developer Success Story (feature)
    Read how the New South Wales Department of Commerce - CCSU is using Advansys Formativ and GroupWise to roll out a centralized incident and request management process for all CCSU client agencies and staff.

    11 Mar 2004
    Cool Tip: How to Fix WebAccess Problem Caused by Adware (tip)
    Colin Pearce discovered that an Adware product was causing problems with a user's GroupWise WebAccess views. Here's how he solved the problem.

    11 Mar 2004
    Linux Commands from A to Z (tip)
    Here's a great reference to bookmark: the Alphabetical Directory of Linux Commands. You just click on any of the 379 commands to get a description and list of available options.

    11 Mar 2004
    Review: SUSE Linux 9.0 Professional (tip)
    This review by Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier appeared in UnixReview.com last October, and is an interesting read for people getting ready to upgrade, or looking to make the leap from Windows.

    11 Mar 2004
    About Red Carpet Express (feature)
    Red Carpet Express works like basic regular Red Carpet service, except there are more channels of software available, and you connect to a dedicated high bandwidth server. Learn more about it.

    10 Mar 2004
    Installing NetWare 6 on a Dell PowerEdge (feature)
    Cindy Stap explains how to install NetWare 6.0 on a Dell PowerEdge 400SC with and without a CERC SATA controller.

    5 Mar 2004
    Novell Nterprise Linux Services Reviewers Guide (feature)
    Check out this new Reviewers Guide, which presents an excellent overview of what's in Nterprise Linux Services, and what it can do for you.

    5 Mar 2004
    Dual Boot Windows and Linux using PowerQuest's BootMagic (tip)
    Wondering how to dual boot Windows and Linux using PowerQuest's BootMagic (included with Partition Magic)? Here's the scoop.

    5 Mar 2004
    Manual Installation of Software Packages on Solaris, Linux, HP-UX and AIX (tip)
    Here's a quick little cheat sheet to tape to your monitor for future reference.

    5 Mar 2004
    Novell Cluster Services Primer for GroupWise Administrators (feature)
    If your users are demanding round-the-clock, no down-time access to GroupWise (and who can blame them?), you probably ought to consider running GroupWise on Novell Clustering Services. Not a clustering expert? This article by popular author Tay Kratzer will provide you with the minimum knowledge a GroupWise administrator should have about clustering.

    4 Mar 2004
    Making It Clear: Personalized Subjects (feature)
    Did you know that GroupWise 6.5 lets you personalize the subjects of emails you've received? Read this article by Kathy Frandsen and learn all about it.

    2 Mar 2004
    Deploying NetWare 6.5 with Portlock Storage Manager (feature)
    Here are some very helpful instructions on how to use response files to automate a NetWare 6.5 installation. It also includes a method of doing a factory install using Portlock Storage Manager.

    2 Mar 2004
    Monitoring your RAID Remotely (tip)
    Stig Sørensen explains how he uses the CPE Configuration Console to monitor an IDE-SCSI RAID remotely.

    2 Mar 2004
    Tranferring Single Reference Time Server Role to Another Server (tip)
    If you ever need to transfer the NetWare 4 Single Reference time server role from one server to another, for example when running down your old NetWare 4 network as NetWare 6 replaces it, here's how to do it, compliments of Mark Steele.

    2 Mar 2004
    Making Native File Access work after Certificate Server Reinstallation (feature)
    After the reinstallation of Novell Certificate Server, the NativeFileAccess doesn't work. If you create a new user the NFA works, but it won't work for users created with the old CA. If you try to set the simple password for an old user, you get the 1418 error. Roger Carlsson shares his solution.

    2 Mar 2004
    Authenticating to iPrint Without Another Login (tip)
    A school system administrator is looking for a way to authenticate people to the secure iPrint printer from their initial client32 login? (no second login) Here's a suggestion.

    26 Feb 2004
    AppNote: File Sharing in Novell Nterprise Linux Services 1.0 (appnote)
    The Samba server has become the preferred way on many platforms to share files and printers, and it is supported by all Windows clients. With Samba installed on a Linux server, the Linux server can provide the same functionality as a Windows server: with Samba, Linux can provide SMB based (Windows) file and print services to end-users, and there are even claims that the Samba server does this faster than Windows. In this new AppNote, Sander van Vugt explains how to use it with Nterprise Linux Services 1.0.

    26 Feb 2004
    Workaround for Authenticating through YaST2 (tip)
    Some of you have discovered a bit of a problem with SUSE SLES 8. It seems that when you try to authenticate through YaST2 for an online update, you get a puzzling error. Here's the workaround.

    26 Feb 2004
    Novell Nterprise Linux Services GW Client 1.0 (tip)
    Looking for more GroupWise languages? There's an updated version of Nterprise Linux Services GroupWise Client 1.0 that adds support for 21 GroupWise languages.

    26 Feb 2004
    Controlling Who Sends to Everyone (tip)
    Paul Caron shares a tip on how to controll who has access to send email to Everyone.

    26 Feb 2004
    Cool Tool: GroupWise Mailbox Audit Log to CSV Converter (trench)
    Kent Wicker has provided a script that will convert GroupWise gwcheck audit logs to a comma delimited file so you can open it up in a spreadsheet or import it into a database. Try it out!

    26 Feb 2004
    Re-Create a GroupWise User with the Same FID and GUID. (tip)
    We've had several questions from readers asking how to re-create deleted GroupWise user accounts. Here is a TID from Novell Technical Support that may help you out.

    24 Feb 2004
    Display of Drive Letters in Drop Down Boxes (tip)
    Here's something that most users have griped about forever. Drive letters appear on the right side of the network name in the list. This can really cause innocent users some grief when they need to choose a drive from a drop-down in a dialog box, and the drive letter is chopped off. Here's a great solution from Patrick Farrell.

    20 Feb 2004
    Easy and Secure Backup of Files on Linux (tip)
    Want to store, access, synchronize and back up files on your Linux platform? You can -- if you're running the File Services component of Novell Nterprise Linux Services.

    20 Feb 2004
    GroupWise 3rd Party Report from LinuxWorld (feature)
    Recently LinuxWorld was held in New York City at the Jacob Javits Center. BrainStorm, GWAVA, and Notify Technology were there supporting Novell in its move into the Linux space. Read what they said about the conference and Novell GroupWise 6.5 for Linux.

    20 Feb 2004
    Take GroupWise 6.5 for Linux for a Test Drive (feature)
    Did you know about the open beta availability of Novell GroupWise 6.5 for Linux? The product features native support for Novell's award-winning Ximian Evolution along with plug-in support for the GAIM instant messenger client. Take it for a spin.

    19 Feb 2004
    ToolBox.nlm Can Simplify Your Life (feature)
    ToolBox.nlm can simplify your life! It provides you with a collection of utilities that can be used at the server console, or executed from NCF files without the need to involve a client!

    19 Feb 2004
    Understanding the GroupWise Directory (feature)
    Read a sample chapter from Tay Kratzer's GroupWise 6.5 Administrator's Guide. 'Chapter 3: Understanding the GroupWise Directory'. Learn how the various components of the GroupWise directory fit together. This sample chapter examines the principles of administration and the flow of administrative messages through the GroupWise system.

    19 Feb 2004
    Enabling Smart Purge (tip)
    Smart Purge does not allow messages to be purged until they are backed up. If enabled, you have an accurate archive of every message sent within your organization. For instructions on how to enable Smart Purge, read this new TID from Novell Technical Support.

    19 Feb 2004
    My Favorite GroupWise 6.5 Feature Contest (feature)
    Updated with new entries! You've probably got a favorite GroupWise 6.5 feature you use all the time and we'd like to hear about it. Submit your favorite GroupWise 6.5 Client or Admin feature, and explain how you use it to help make life simpler. The top six entries will win an autographed copy of Tay Kratzer's new GroupWise 6.5 Administrator's Guide.

    17 Feb 2004
    Disk Performance on Cluster (tip)
    A reader was seeking advice about what kind of disk performance to expect from a cluster with two nodes and a server as an iSCSI target for those nodes. Here are some thoughts.

    17 Feb 2004
    Novell-based HelpDesk Solution for IT Support Organizations (trench)
    If your helpdesk team is spending too much time answering the same basic questions over and over (like "How do I change my password?") you might want to take a look at this solution from our partners at GroupLink.

    12 Feb 2004
    Web Seminar: Migrating from Exchange to GroupWise with GWMigrate - (Archived) (feature)
    Novell recently held a Web seminar on Migrating from Exchange to GroupWise with GWMigrate. If you missed it, you can watch the archived event here.

    12 Feb 2004
    How to Reconstruct a GroupWise Archive (feature)
    If you're having problems with a GroupWise archive, check out this new TID from Novell Technical Support. They have provided step-by-step instructions on how to reconstruct it.

    12 Feb 2004
    Junk Mail Handling Tip (tip)
    Here's a tip from Michael Bruner about how he solved a problem for a user who was not receiving all of his email from outside of the company. He discovered that the problem was with how the user setup the Junk Mail Handling feature.

    11 Feb 2004
    The GPL: Understanding the License that Governs Linux -Part 2 (feature)
    In the second part of this series exploring the GPL, Matt Asay examines this question: if no one owns this stuff, why should anyone bother to improve it? In other words, does the GPL foster or stifle innovation in software?

    11 Feb 2004
    Use the Right Version of Apache for iFolder 2.1 for Linux (tip)
    Here's a little heads up. The iFolder 2.1 module for Apache is compiled for Apache 2.0.43. This means that Apache will fail to start if there is already a different version installed on the server. Here's how to fix it.

    11 Feb 2004
    Distros for Newbies (tip)
    Come see what people suggested in response to this question: Which Distribution of Linux would you all recommend for someone that has never touched Linux?

    10 Feb 2004
    Authenticating to eDirectory via LDAP using an X.509 User Certificate (trench)
    Luke Tracy needed to use OpenLDAP client tools on a Linux box to perform changes to eDirectory users via LDAP and did not want to pass a user name and password each time. Here's his beautifully detailed solution. Thanks, Luke!

    9 Feb 2004
    The Mystery of the Hidden Tree (tip)
    Here's a rare bit of sleuthing. John Fuge could NOT figure out why the new laptop was unable to login to the company tree. Wait till you see what the problem was!

    9 Feb 2004
    Installing NW 4.11 on HP NetServer (tip)
    Joseph Wakeman shares a little tidbit that could save you some grief.

    9 Feb 2004
    Updating Print Queue Name Easily (tip)
    Here are a couple of good suggestions about how to update Windows workstations (98 and XP) with a new print queue name without having to reinstall it.

    6 Feb 2004
    GroupWise Mailbox Audit Log to CSV Converter (tool)
    This VB script converts several GroupWise gwcheck Audit Logs to a comma delimited file.

    6 Feb 2004
    How to Install SUSE Linux Standard Server ready for Nterprise Linux Services 1.0 (feature)
    SUSE Linux can be installed to allow Nterprise Linux Services to be installed on top of it. The following instructions detail how to do this.

    6 Feb 2004
    Tuning Unix / Linux NFS services to benefit Novell's NFS Gateway (feature)
    Sometimes it's necessary to tune the Unix or Linux system which is acting as the NFS Server (like when NFS protocol 2 is being used). This document discusses tuning a Unix or Linux server to handle more simultaneous NFS requests.

    6 Feb 2004
    Setting up Samba (feature)
    Here are a couple of suggestions of ways to simplify the process of setting up Samba.

    5 Feb 2004
    How Dave Does It: Troubleshooting GroupWise Internet Agent and SMTP Issues with Telnet (trench)
    Dave Muldoon shares some tips on how to use Telnet for troubleshooting when working with SMTP gateways, firewall rules and web server or application server SMTP integrations.

    5 Feb 2004
    Formativ Applet: Personal Outlook Migration Pack (feature)
    Check out this new Formativ applet from our partners at Advansys. The Personal Outlook Migration applet migrates Microsoft Outlook 2000 (and above) emails, notes, tasks, appointments and contacts into GroupWise. Download it here!

    4 Feb 2004
    Troubleshooting Operating System Software (feature)
    Troubleshooting is both an art and a science, and your skill at it can have a huge impact on your IT career. Here is an excellent article about how to develop the skill of troubleshooting operating system software. This offers a good foundation to build from as well as a reminder to remember the basics and keep it simple.

    4 Feb 2004
    Getting iPrint to work after Upgrading to NetWare 6.5 (tip)
    After upgrading to NetWare 6.5, iPrint doesn't work. This is because iPrint in NetWare 6.5 requires a uniqueID to be set for every user. Here's a workaround, from Roger Carlsson.

    4 Feb 2004
    iSCSI Initiator 1.1 for NW5.1 and NW6 (tip)
    Have you seen the updated iSCSI Initiator that came out with NetWare 6.5 SP1? Here's the skinny.

    4 Feb 2004
    Updated CNW Commander 2.16a (trench)
    Check out the updates to this enormously popular shareware tool. As one user commented: "Norton Commander for NetWare! This is what I always dreamed of."

    4 Feb 2004
    Beware: Scrsaver.nlm Can Lock You Out (tip)
    Here's a little gotcha that G. Flier took time to share.

    29 Jan 2004
    Removing NDS eDirectory from Linux Server (tip)
    If you've tried to remove NDS from a Linux server by running nds-uninstall, you have, no doubt, discovered that it doesn't work. Here's how you do it.

    28 Jan 2004
    Using Linux box with BASH script to Update NetWare Virus Signatures (trench)
    Sylvain Lavoie is using a Linux box that is running a BASH script to update all their NetWare servers' virus signatures. Here's the script, compliments of Sylvain!

    28 Jan 2004
    Stop W32/Mydoom Mass Mailing Worm before it hits GroupWise (trench)
    A powerful worm virus known variously as W32/Mydoom, W32/Novarg.A,W32/Shimg, or W32/Mimail.R is devastating personal and corporate email systems across the globe. Installing an email firewall such as GWGuardian can protect your organization. Download a trial copy here.

    28 Jan 2004
    Cool Tip: How to Print a List of GroupWise Aliases (tip)
    Steve Eschenburg shares a tip on how to print out a list of your GroupWise aliases.

    28 Jan 2004
    New BlackBerry Features for GroupWise (trench)
    Thinking about deploying BlackBerry for wireless access to GroupWise? Attachment viewing and Mobile Data Service (MDS) are wrapped up in the latest Consilient2 software release for GroupWise. Spreadsheets, presentations and other popular attachments can be now be viewed on any BlackBerry. Find out more.

    28 Jan 2004
    Deploying iPrint Printers to Restricted Machines (trench)
    If you are having trouble deploying iPrint Printers to pre-ZfD4 machines that have very tight restrictions on internet and system rights (such as those in school labs), here's how Ryan Kelly did it.

    23 Jan 2004
    .NET Universal LDAP Connector (ULC) (tool)
    An object to communicate with LDAP servers.

    22 Jan 2004
    eDirectory 8.7.1.2 for Linux (tip)
    Check out this patch, which contains an update to the original release of Novell eDirectory 8.7.1 (8.7 SP1), for Linux Lovers.

    22 Jan 2004
    Putting Your Money where your Mouth Is (tip)
    We've had several inquiries from people wanting to put their money where their OpenSource Mouth is. Resisting the impulse to place a PayPal button on our site, we have found a place you will soon be able to go to get involved financially.

    22 Jan 2004
    In the News: Governments starting to replace Microsoft with OpenOffice (tip)
    Updated: Here's some interesting reading about the way governments are looking to reduce their costs by using open-source software.

    21 Jan 2004
    CASLAN Fastbooker 1.05 (tool)
    Make appointments fast and simple!

    21 Jan 2004
    Filtering: Finding a Needle in a Haystack (feature)
    If you're trying to find a particular email you know is in your mailbox somewhere, try using the GroupWise filtering feature. (Another favorite feature entered in our "My Favorite GroupWise 6.5 Feature" contest.) Read this article by Kathy Frandsen for instructions on how to use it.

    21 Jan 2004
    GroupWise Enabled HelpDesk Solution for I.T. Support Organizations (trench)
    Can you relate to the following common I.T. support problems? "We find ourselves answering the same I.T. support questions over and over" - - - "The same questions are often asked multiple times in the same department, with the same management and staff" - - - "Most support or help desk questions are not of the overly technical sort, and don't deserve the time I spend on them" - - - Other time consuming support tasks ....

    21 Jan 2004
    Stop W32/Bagle@MM Mass Mailing Worm before it hits GroupWise (trench)
    For those of you being hit by the Bagel worm, you can easily defend your GroupWise servers using WGuardian+AV. If you do not currently own GWGuardian+AV, you can download a fully functional trial copy here.

    21 Jan 2004
    Tracing Network Problems using Command Lines (tip)
    If you are a freeBSD unix server administrator/user and you are facing problems in using NetWare server for finding arp route, entry, etc., here's some good news.

    21 Jan 2004
    Kudos for NetWare Server Consolidation Utility (tip)
    Updated. These guys vouch for the Server Consolidation Utility as a life-enhancer. Thanks! That's why we love our readers...

    21 Jan 2004
    Using ConsoleOne instead of iManager (tip)
    Do you want to use ConsoleOne instead of iManager on NetWare 6.5? Here's how Somsak Kasemsuk does it.

    21 Jan 2004
    Installing iManager 2.x on NetWare 6.x (feature)
    If you're running into problems trying to install iManager 2, check this out. The installation of iManager 2 on NetWare 6.5 or iManager 2.0.1 on NetWare 6 or NetWare 6.5 has certain dependencies in order to complete. Here's the scoop.

    21 Jan 2004
    Speeding up the Login Script (tip)
    If you're experiencing slow login on Win2k and WinXP, using NW Client Version 4.9, this little tip might be just what you're looking for.

    16 Jan 2004
    The GPL: Understanding the License that Governs Linux (feature)
    Despite the critical role the GPL plays in the advance of Linux, not many people understand its terms. Columnist Matt Asay explains the GPL and how it relates to traditional copyright law, and explores how commercial software developers can legally benefit from this exceptional license.

    16 Jan 2004
    SUSE Linux and KDE (tip)
    Here's a quick little overview about SUSE's relationship to KDE, in response to some reader mail we have received over the past week.

    16 Jan 2004
    Novell Nterprise Linux Services Lab Guide (feature)
    Are you starting to test Nterprise Linux Services yet? Check out this excellent resource that will help you during your testing phase.

    15 Jan 2004
    Staying Organized with Checklists (feature)
    One of the favorite features submitted for our "My Favorite GroupWise 6.5 Feature" contest is the Checklist Folder feature. If you want to learn more about this feature and how to start using it, check out this article by Kathy Frandsen for instructions.

    15 Jan 2004
    iSCSI and What it Means for GroupWise (feature)
    In this Advisor magazine article, Tay Kratzer explains how clustering will help you keep your GroupWise system running 24 hours a day.

    15 Jan 2004
    Use your Novell Training Vouchers to purchase End-User Training Materials from BrainStorm, Inc. (trench)
    Do you have a few Novell Training Vouchers on hand? Have a couple of vouchers that you would like to use before they expire? If so, then BrainStorm, Inc., may be your answer. BrainStorm now accepts vouchers for its end-user training solutions including Quick Start Cards, Train-the-Trainer classes, and more.

    14 Jan 2004
    Providing Fault Tolerance to Multiple NICs with Different Addresses (tip)
    Providing fault tolerance to multiple NICs bound to different network addresses is not possible in NetWare. Come see how you can use Virtual IP Address to accomplish the same purpose.

    14 Jan 2004
    Getting to NetWare Volumes from Linux (tip)
    Mark Batchelor shares his favorite method of accessing NetWare volumes from Linux.

    14 Jan 2004
    Novell NetWare Revisor (trench)
    Here's an interesting new tool (not free -- it's a trial version) just added to our Tools page. Worth a look.

    14 Jan 2004
    Trouble with Troubleshooting using DSTRACE (tip)
    Having trouble on NetWare 5.1 (SP5 & SP6) using the DSTRACE NLM to troubleshoot? Here's a tip from Recardo Wilson.

    14 Jan 2004
    Times Change, and so has NetWare (tip)
    Novell has just announced the End of Life plan for good old NetWare 4.2. Times change and so has your NetWare. Isn't it time you looked to make a change as well? Share your cool memories about NetWare 4.2, and your favorite new things in NetWare 6.5, and we'll send a t-shirt to everyone who gets published.

    14 Jan 2004
    Getting Started with Novell AMP Server - Part 2 (feature)
    This article is the second part of a series about developing with Novell AMP server. In this section, Jeff details configurations of Apache Web server, MySQL database server, and PHP scripting language, as well as talking about how to manage a Novell AMP server through eDirectory.

    13 Jan 2004
    Controlling Administrator Security using Rights (trench)
    With a NetWare installation, no one system is responsible for security. But arguably the two most important security safeguards are Novell Directory Services (NDS) and file system security. Amarjit Singh shares a nice explanation of how to control the rights of your administrators so no one can run roughshod over your tree (except you).

    8 Jan 2004
    No More Junk Mail (feature)
    We have received several entries in our "My Favorite GroupWise 6.5 Feature" contest about the Junk Mail Handling feature. Here is an article by Kathy Frandsen that explains how to use this popular feature.

    8 Jan 2004
    Upgrading the GroupWise Snapins for ConsoleOne to GroupWise 6.5.1 (feature)
    If you have patched your servers with GroupWise 6.5.1, you should make sure that your Snapins for ConsoleOne are patched with the GroupWise 6.5.1 Snapins. The GroupWise 6.5.1 Snapins have some important fixes to them. In this article, Tay Kratzer explains how to upgrade your Snapins to 6.5 1, and also how to make sure that no one can use the 6.5.0 Snapins.

    7 Jan 2004
    NetWare 6.5 Support Pack 1 Available (tip)
    Heads Up: don't miss this new Support Pack for NetWare 6.5. It contains updates for components contained in the NetWare 6.5 product.

    7 Jan 2004
    Loading Norton on all Systems at User Login (trench)
    Michael Morrison explains how you can load Norton Antivirus protection on all systems across the network at user login.

    7 Jan 2004
    View Designer for GroupWise 6.51 (tool)
    Create custom views of GroupWise 6.5.

    5 Jan 2004
    Software as Performance Art (feature)
    What do live performances by Moby have in common with Open Source? Read this fascinating essay by Matt Asay.

    30 Dec 2003
    Novell Nterprise Makes For Smooth Sailing At Leading Cruise Line (feature)
    Cunard Line needed an e-mail application that would work efficiently on both land and sea, even with low bandwidth. After evaluating several options, Cunard selected Novell GroupWise. Read their story here.

    30 Dec 2003
    NordicEdge One Time Password for Novell GroupWise (trench)
    NordicEdge OTP Server adds an extra security layer to protect your GroupWise WebAccess. Find out more.

    23 Dec 2003
    DSRAZOR for GroupWise (trench)
    Visual Click Software's DSRAZOR for GroupWise provides numerous GroupWise specific abilities to help you clean up your GroupWise installations. DSRAZOR for GroupWise will help you to Delegate, Administer and Audit your GroupWise installations. Download a demo here.

    18 Dec 2003
    Novell Lead Story: Northwestel Chooses Novell Nterprise Solutions to Improve Communication (feature)
    Utilizing Novell GroupWise, Northwestel's 600 employees now securely communicate and correspond with colleagues and customers from virtually any device, anytime, anywhere. It also allows Northwestel users to work together across all types of networks and operating systems seamlessly. Read their story here.

    18 Dec 2003
    GroupLink: Integration Has Been Proven! - - Leverage Your Investment! (trench)
    How can integration with GroupWise help you GROW your business and IMPROVE your customer relationships? Read on to learn how!

    17 Dec 2003
    Easy Changing of Machine's IP Address (tip)
    When the IP address of the machine changes, have you thought it was necessary to change the application configuration file with the new IP address manually? (For example, when the IP address changes, the Apache service won't come up.) Well, it's easier than you think, if you have NetWare 6.5.

    17 Dec 2003
    Panda Antivirus and Novell NetWare 6.0 (feature)
    When trying to start PAV.NLM there's always a failure loading Panda Antivirus (missing IPXS.NLM and SPXS.NLM). But you don't have to install the IPX/SPX protocol! Sebastian explains how to do it.

    17 Dec 2003
    Installing the Virtual Office Plugin Manually (tip)
    If you didn't select Virtual Office as a product to install in the initial installation of NetWare 6.5, and then you decide to install it later, here's an important heads up: don't forget you need to install the Virtual Office iManager plugin manually. Here's how you do it.

    16 Dec 2003
    The World According to Matt (feature)
    We are delighted to announce that Matt Asay of Novell's Linux Business Office and Open Source Review Board, has agreed to become a regular columnist for our new Nterprise Linux Services Cool Solutions (aka Linux Cool).

    16 Dec 2003
    Migrating to an Open Source Environment (tip)
    Check out this hefty document from the European Commission which explains how to migrate to an open source environment for office apps. It also includes a spreadsheet that compares the costs of continuing proprietary software versus migrating to OSS over a five year period. (In case you've got bean counters to deal with...)

    16 Dec 2003
    Samba beats Windows (feature)
    Heads Up: Here's an interesting article from VNUNET for you Samba users. Turns out Samba 3 smoked Windows Server 2003.

    9 Dec 2003
    How to Run iFolder 2.1 in Protected Memory (feature)
    By default, iFolder 2.1 Professional Edition does not load its own instance of apache in protected memory on NetWare. If you don't like that, here is how to set up another instance of apache that will be loaded in its own memory address on the server.

    9 Dec 2003
    Updated NetStorage Gadget (tip)
    Have you seen the recently updated NetStorage Gadget for Novell NetWare Webaccess? This Gadget will enable users to access their iFolder account, access mapped network drives processed via login scripts, and access their home directory. In other words, this will make your users worship you.

    9 Dec 2003
    Context for an Enterprise-Wide Standard Install (tip)
    Richard Blake shares his nifty method of setting up workstations with a standard install including an enterprise-wide standard client install, in spite of multiple contexts.

    8 Dec 2003
    GroupWise HyperLink C3PO (tool)
    Hyperlink inserter with file browser.

    5 Dec 2003
    Getting Started with Novell AMP Server (feature)
    Here is a splendid introduction to the Novell AMP or Apache MySQL, and PHP, PERL services offered on Novell NetWare. This article is the first in a series that will introduce concepts and skills associated with developing with Novell AMP Server.

    4 Dec 2003
    How Dave Does It: GroupWise HTML Monitoring (trench)
    Here's an easy way to share your GroupWise system information with the other administrators at your company. Dave Muldoon has provided an HTML template that you can download and edit with information about your company's GroupWise system. Find out more and download the template here.

    4 Dec 2003
    Success Story: Novell Provides the Perfect Cure for Viruses at Health First (feature)
    Health First needed an e-mail system to mitigate against virus attacks, as well as a desktop management system to rapidly distribute anti-virus updates to 3,500 PCs in more than 30 locations. Using Novell GroupWise and Novell ZENworks, they have prevented virus attacks from becoming a serious issue. Read their story here.

    4 Dec 2003
    Create Folder to display all Sent items in GroupWise 6.5 (tip)
    Anand Sinha noticed that starting with Groupwise 6.5, if a sent item is moved to a folder other than Mailbox/Calendar, it no longer displays in the Sent Items folder. He shares a tip on how to create a folder that will display all sent items.

    2 Dec 2003
    Stopping the iPrint client from Checking for Updates (tip)
    If you don't like the fact that the iPrint client checks for updates every time the workstation boots up, don't just gnash your teeth. Here's how to make it behave the way you want.

    2 Dec 2003
    Adding a NW6.5 server into your Tree (trench)
    We've heard from a lot of people who want some advice on what to do before introducing new NetWare 6.5 servers into a tree with existing NetWare 5.1 and 6 servers. Here are some ideas, and an OPEN CALL for any other suggestions.

    26 Nov 2003
    NetMail 3.10 Logging Patch for Windows (feature)
    This new patch will help administrators setup logging when running NetMail 3.10 on the Windows platform. Download it here.

    26 Nov 2003
    How to Change NetMail's Personal Addressbook to Display Last Name First (tip)
    Here's a cool tip from Novell Technical Support that explains how to modify NetMail's templates so the personal addressbook will display the Last Name first.

    25 Nov 2003
    Avoiding NetStorage Login Problems (trench)
    Are you having problems logging in to NetStorage? Did you state the wrong hostname/domain/context during install? Can't log in to NSadmin? Change password of the user used when installed NetStorage, and can't login now? Here's an elegant solution from Magnus Ardstrom.

    25 Nov 2003
    Portlock Storage Manager for Linux and NetWare (trench)
    Come find out how our partners at Portlock Software plan to support Novell's Linux strategy. Their beta software for Portlock Storage Manager native on Linux is now available, if you want to take it for a test drive.

    25 Nov 2003
    How to Synchronize GroupWise Calendar to Sony Ericsson P800 Calendar (tip)
    Stephen Toms shares a tip on how to synchronizing calendar information from Groupwise 6.5 to Sony Ericsson P800 mobile phone calendar.

    25 Nov 2003
    Configure GroupWise for Authenticated SMTP (tip)
    Configure GroupWise for Authenticated SMTP

    25 Nov 2003
    Rule to Delete Messages Older than 7 Days (tip)
    Rule to Delete Messages Older than 7 Days

    25 Nov 2003
    ROI Case Study: Heritage Oaks Bank (feature)
    Heritage Oaks Bank started using Microsoft Exchange for it's e-mail system in September 2002. But after a routine security audit revealed potential problems with Exchange, IT managers turned to GroupWise to fill their e-mail needs. While security issues drove the migration, Heritage Oaks Bank was able to realize a hugely beneficial return on investment of 501% in the first year and a payback of just 2.4 months. Read more about it here.

    20 Nov 2003
    Success with GroupWise Document Management (feature)
    Updated with Part 2: Baffled by GroupWise Doc Management? Join the club. It's a chronically misunderstood part of GroupWise, and here's your chance get to know it better. Gregg Hinchman and Danita Zanre have written a new book about it, and have graciously allowed us to publish Chapter 4. This chapter discusses the best way to plan and design DMS so it will work for you.

    20 Nov 2003
    Making GroupWise Messenger Available Inside and Out (feature)
    Sindre Westre recently installed GroupWise Messenger for the students at his school. He explains how he set it up so the students are able to collaborate on their school-related projects, even when they are at home.

    20 Nov 2003
    Enjoy Online Instructor-Led Instruction through BrainStorm's eLive Training (trench)
    Hands on training? Yes. Live instructor-led training? Yes. Plus it all comes to you via your own computer desktop. BrainStorm, Inc., Novell's Authorized End-User Training Partner, has announced an innovative new way in which your users can get the training they need without even leaving the comfort of their own office. Check out eLive!

    20 Nov 2003
    Using XP Remote Desktop Assistance with GroupWise (tip)
    Brian Anderson shares a tip on how to get the Windows XP Remote Assistance request feature to work with GroupWise.

    19 Nov 2003
    AppNote: Multiple instances of iFolder on NetWare Configuration Report (appnote)
    This appnote will go into detail on how run multiple instances of iFolder on the same NetWare server. People running Novell Cluster Services (NCS) and people with large deployments of iFolder will benefit from this configuration.

    19 Nov 2003
    Simple File Sharing between NetWare and SUSE Linux Servers (trench)
    Want to familiarize yourself with SUSE Linux and allow simple file sharing amongst your NetWare server and your SUSE Linux Server 9 or Workstation? Here's a good starting point.

    19 Nov 2003
    Veritas Backup Exec 9.1 and OFM (trench)
    Sheila Otte shares an important gotcha. Be aware that when you apply Service Pack 6 (NW 5.1) it has a problem with Veritas Backup Exec and Open Files.

    17 Nov 2003
    NDSAX (tool)
    NDS ActiveX controls for Web-based authentication.

    13 Nov 2003
    Creating a Template E-mail Message (feature)
    If you've been trying to figure out how to create message templates in GroupWise, don't miss this article by Tay Kratzer. He explains three ways on how to use a template/boilerplate e-mail message. Try it out!

    13 Nov 2003
    Success Story: The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (feature)
    WMATA recently upgraded to Novell GroupWise 6.5. They used Novell ZENworks to deliver the GroupWise upgrade to 4,000 users and completed the entire upgrade from a central location in approximately five hours with a 98 percent success rate! Read their story here.

    13 Nov 2003
    Novell GroupWise 6.5 Administrator's Guide (feature)
    Novell's GroupWise 6.5 Administrator's Guide is the most complete GroupWise Admin book ever. Something that makes this book different than any other Novell Press book is that it has it's very own Errata site. The Author, Tay Kratzer, has set up a website to provide updates and improvements to the GroupWise 6.5 Administrator's Guide. Check it out!

    13 Nov 2003
    Publish Calendar and Folder Information to the Web using GWExtranet (trench)
    The Messaging Architects invites educational organizations to download a free trial of a new product called GWExtranet: an advanced web collaboration software that enables schools and academic organizations to easily share information online with faculty members, large studentbodies, and the community.

    12 Nov 2003
    AppNote: Installing iFolder Storage (appnote)
    Check out this great new AppNote that explains the business benefits of iFolder, and then tells you how to get it all up and running.

    12 Nov 2003
    AppNote: iFolder Features, Configuration, and Best Practices (appnote)
    Come find out about the new features and improvements in iFolder 2.0 (like recoverable pass phrases, PDA Access, terrific scalability, and Cluster support. And oh, by the way, it runs on Linux...

    12 Nov 2003
    Changing the IP Address (feature)
    Heads Up: This is MUCH easier to do in NetWare 6.5. If you need to change the IP address on your NetWare 6 server, you'll want to know all the places that need to be updated with the change. Here's a handy reference.

    6 Nov 2003
    Increase Login Speed on Citrix Metaframe Servers (trench)
    David Schon explains his elegant solution to the problem of remote users logging into the centralized Citrix Metaframe server at excruciatingly slow speeds.

    6 Nov 2003
    Changing User Data Directory on iFolder 2 (tip)
    The instructions for changing the user data directory in iFolder 1 don't work for iFolder 2. Vincent Krommenhoek tells you how to do it.

    6 Nov 2003
    Virtual Classroom using Virtual Office (trench)
    John Fuge helped a school in Mexico turn the world into a Virtual Classroom.

    6 Nov 2003
    Automating GroupWise using Rules (feature)
    If you're trying to learn how to use rules in GroupWise, don't miss this article by BrainStorm in this month's Novell Connection Magazine. They have provided several tips on how to create rules that will help you to easily archive important items, automatically send forms or files to anyone that requests them via e-mail, and automatically file e-mail into folders. Check it out!

    6 Nov 2003
    Success Story: Sarasota County (feature)
    Sarasota County recently upgraded from GroupWise 5.5 to GroupWise 6.5 to take advantage of enhancements to shared folders, Web access and junk mail handling. The county was also impressed with the security of GroupWise against virus attacks. Read their story here.

    6 Nov 2003
    Cool Tool: GroupWise Personal Address Book Search & Replace (trench)
    Here's another cool tool from Jeff Brusoe. This program will search through a GroupWise users's personal address book looking for a specified search string and replace that string with another one. Try it out!

    31 Oct 2003
    GroupWise Personal Address Book Search & Replace 1.2 (tool)
    Search & replace of a GroupWise user's personal address books.

    30 Oct 2003
    Novell GroupWise Exchange Gateway 2.0 SP1 Now Available (feature)
    The new Novell GroupWise Exchange Gateway 2.0 Support Pack 1 updates the Exchange Gateway functionality for compatibility with several GroupWise 6.x features and resolves some important issues. Download it here.

    30 Oct 2003
    Success Story: L&T e-Engineering Services (feature)
    L&T needed a reliable collaboration infrastructure to help its staff communicate and share critical project information with global customers, many working in different time zones. After evaluating various options, L&T e-Engineering selected Novell GroupWise for enterprise messaging and collaboration. Read the Success story here.

    30 Oct 2003
    Network Drive Loses Root Directory (tip)
    Rae Duncan encountered a problem where a network drive loses the root directory and shows as being in group only - in WinXP.

    30 Oct 2003
    Copying Files at the Console (trench)
    There are times when you need to copy files at the console. Say, the NIC driver is acting up and a client can't attach. Or maybe the NIC is causing a problem that prevents the GUI from being accessed on NetWare 5.x and 6.x. John Jakus explains how to do it.

    23 Oct 2003
    Using Secondary IP Addresses (tip)
    Ryan Seale shares a tip on how to use secondary IP addresses so all client access and MX records can point at "floating" IP addresses that can easily move from one NetMail server to another.

    23 Oct 2003
    NetMail Tips for Users (tip)
    Here is a collection of end user tips that we have published in NetMail Cool Solutions. If you have discovered a cool user tip that you would like to share, submit it here and if we publish it, we'll send you a Novell t-shirt!

    23 Oct 2003
    Creating a GroupWise 6.5.1 Automatic Client Installation CD (feature)
    Do you have people in the field without a high-speed connection that you want to upgrade to the GroupWise 6.5 client? Wouldn't it be nice if you could just mail them a CD that they pop in - and the GroupWise install just runs without any prompts? Check out this great article by Tay Kratzer that has step-by-step instructions on how to create a client installation CD.

    23 Oct 2003
    CASLAN Fastbooker 1 Tool (trench)
    Make appointments fast and simple with this cool tool from Lars Nielsen. Find out more and download a demo copy here.

    22 Oct 2003
    Deploying iPrint to Workstations Using ZENworks (trench)
    Matt Osburn shows us how he uses ZENworks to deploy iPrint without requiring the cooperation of the users.

    22 Oct 2003
    Success: iFolder in a University (trench)
    At Philadelphia Biblical University they implemented iFolder to cut down on floppy failure, and to save time for the IT staff. Worked great!

    22 Oct 2003
    Users Weren't Connected to Home Drive at Login (trench)
    Joe Squires explains how he solved this problem -- When users would login they were not being connected back to their home drives.

    21 Oct 2003
    Gartner TCO Findings: NetWare 6 Rules (feature)
    The research arm of Gartner recently took a look at a company that's been using Windows NT servers and NetWare 6 servers. Then they did the Total Cost of Ownership math. You'll like how the numbers added up .... if you like NetWare.

    16 Oct 2003
    GroupWise Log Filter (tool)
    GroupWise 6.5 Mail Statistics Log Parsing Program.

    16 Oct 2003
    GroupWise 6.5 Quick Reference Cards - Free Download (trench)
    The Messaging Architect's new GroupWise 6.5 Quick Reference Card covers the most frequently used features. An excellent instructional tool for users who are new to GroupWise, it also serves as a handy reference tool for the more experienced users. An electronic version of the card is available for download and printed versions can be purchased at a special price. Find out more!

    16 Oct 2003
    InfoWorld Article: Novell Smartens Up GroupWise (feature)
    Recently InfoWorld reviewed the latest release of GroupWise, giving it high marks for security, setup and administration. Learn why they say that "the real question for CXOs and IT Management is not 'Should we be using GroupWise in the future?' but rather, 'Why aren't we using GroupWise now?'"

    16 Oct 2003
    GroupWise Address Merge Utility (trench)
    Check out this cool tool from Jeff Brusoe that will merge multiple personal address books into a single address book without any duplicate e-mail addresses.

    14 Oct 2003
    Clearing a Previous Login off a WinXP Machine (trench)
    Here's a tip about clearing the client32 login dialog box of previously logged-in username on a WinXP box. Pascal Grosset-Grange searched the web for hours for this info, and finally just had to figure it out for himself. Then, happily enough, he took the time to share it with us.

    14 Oct 2003
    NICI Migration with Overlay CD (trench)
    If you would like to migrate from NW5SP6 to NW6SP3 across the wire, and you are using Migration Wizard, check this out. Andreas Troger shares a potential gotcha, and its workaround.

    14 Oct 2003
    Using RSYNC for NetWare Outside of Nterprise Branch Office (trench)
    Michael Ashton-Moore has figured out how to use the open source Rsync NLMs between two NetWare servers with no Nterprise Branch Office involvement. Obviously this is with no Novell support! Worth a look...

    14 Oct 2003
    Success: NetWare Server Runs Like Crazy (trench)
    Ashutosh Dhoundiyal shares the success he's had with his old faithful NetWare 3.1 server -- 9 years of solid performance. Only goes down when the power goes out. Beautiful.

    14 Oct 2003
    Success: NetWare 6.5 Virtual Teams in a School (trench)
    Charles LeClerc has found the new NetWare 6.5 Virtual Teams to be perfect in a school setting. Looks like a winner for teachers, students, and parents alike.

    9 Oct 2003
    GroupWise 6.5 Best Practices Guide (feature)
    GroupWise Administrators: Check out the new GroupWise 6.5 Best Practices Guide. You'll find guidelines for system design, software installation, system maintenance and more!

    9 Oct 2003
    GEE Whiz Updated With Latest Release of Spam Assassin (trench)
    GEE Whiz, from Omni Technology Solutions, has just been updated to include the new release of the Spam Assassin 2.6.0 rule set. Find out more.

    9 Oct 2003
    How to do a Mass Change on User Visibility (tip)
    Here's a cool tip from Sheila Howard on how you can use ConsoleOne to export and modify the nGWvisibility attribute to do a mass change on user visibility. Check it out.

    8 Oct 2003
    NetWare 6.5 Patterned Installation Reference (feature)
    In NetWare 6.5 it is easier to install a server with one of the pre-configured installations, but you do not know what NetWare services/ products are actually installed with one of those pre-configured installations.Novell's Leandra Streicher shares a summary of NetWare 6.5 Pre-configured/ Patterned Installations and Files. This is a great one to print and keep in your Giant Binder of Knowledge.

    8 Oct 2003
    Special Issue: Novell Ships New iManager (feature)
    Novell has released a new version of its Web-based management console, iManager, and you've got to check it out! More than just fixes and patches, Novell iManager 2.0.1 now runs on NetWare and Windows - and it makes customizing the management interface easier than ever.

    8 Oct 2003
    NetWare 6.5 Virtual Office Quick Start Card (trench)
    Are you getting ready to deploy the new NetWare 6.5 Virtual Office to your users? Check out the cool new NetWare 6.5 Virtual Office Quick Start Card by BrainStorm, Inc.

    8 Oct 2003
    Recovering Data when Password was Written in Greek (trench)
    Come see what a couple of readers said about being able to change a password that was originally written in Greek.

    3 Oct 2003
    GroupWise Address Merge Utility (tool)
    Merge multiple personal address books into a single address book tab, without any duplicatee-mail addresses.

    2 Oct 2003
    Novell GroupWise 6.5 User's Handbook (feature)
    Now Available: The Novell GroupWise 6.5 User's Handbook by Shawn Rogers and Richard McTague. This book provides step-by-step instructions on how to use the new features in GroupWise 6.5 to manage e-mail, schedules, and workload. Order it today!

    2 Oct 2003
    GWAVA Announces GWAVIX for Linux (feature)
    At BrainShare Europe, GWAVA announced the release of GWAVIX. GWAVIX is a Linux based Anti-Spam/Anti-Virus solution, that protects GroupWise from inbound junk mail at the SMTP gateway perimeter. Find out more.

    2 Oct 2003
    GroupWise Means Collaboration - - Collaboration Means Customer Support (trench)
    Taking advantage of Novell's open-source vision for deploying web applications on NetWare 6.5 and Linux, GroupLink's HelpDesk solution will let you use your GroupWise infrastructure to help keep your support team and collaboration efforts performing at peak efficiency. Find out more and download an overview of HelpDesk here.

    29 Sep 2003
    Mounting CDROM as an NSS Volume (trench)
    Malcolm Fisher was unable to mount CDROM as an NSS Volume within the OS, from the server on the HP Proliant ML370 G2 and G3 models. Here's his workaround.

    29 Sep 2003
    Novell Products in the Public Library (feature)
    Yarra Plenty Regional Libraries, a group of eight public libraries in north-east Melbourne, Australia, has just completed a comprehensive upgrade of its network infrastructure - including NetWare 6, BorderManager 3.7 and ZENworks 4.01 on each library's server and at headquarters, and GroupWise 6.5 centrally. From staff, to public, to beancounters: everyone's happy! (Imagine...)

    29 Sep 2003
    Monitoring your Buffers at a Glance (trench)
    Erik Klausen shares a tip that could help you keep an eye on several counters more efficiently.

    29 Sep 2003
    NetWare 6.5 Tomcat 4 .keystore Utility (tip)
    If the LDAP servers SSL certificate is changed or becomes invalid, Tomcat 4 will fail to load with a "Could not contact LDAP" error on the Logger Screen. Here's a utility to export the Host certificate (from localhost), and place it in sys:/adminsrv/conf/.keystore

    25 Sep 2003
    How to Share the Checklist Folder (tip)
    Check out this cool tip from Tim Snyder on how to share a Checklist folder with your co-workers so that when an item is marked completed, everyone will see it!

    25 Sep 2003
    Novell GroupWise Gateway 3.0 for Lotus Notes Now Available (feature)
    The latest version of GroupWise Gateway for Lotus Notes provides message exchange between GroupWise 5.x and 6.x and Lotus Notes 4.0 or later, Directory exchange, and Directory synchronization. Download it here.

    25 Sep 2003
    How to Control or Limit the Message Store Size (tip)
    A common call for Novell Support has been related to disk space management specific to GroupWise post offices. Check out this TID from Novell Technical Support that explains why a GroupWise administrator needs to control or limit the size of the post office message store.

    23 Sep 2003
    Create and Mass-delete Home Directories with HOMES 2.15 (trench)
    Heads Up: Here's a cool free tool that's worth a look. This is a utility for creation and deletion of home directories. You can use the program to create new home directories, or use the program for re-creation of the HOME DIRECTORY attribute in eDirectory after a migration and so on. The program can also mass remove home directories.

    23 Sep 2003
    Review of NetWare 6.5 (tip)
    Heads up -- check out this review of NetWare 6.5 from Network World Fusion.

    23 Sep 2003
    Programmatically Checking Time Synchronization (feature)
    If you've ever wanted to check for time synchronization events easily and automatically, here's some excellent advice from Novell engineer Siddharth Jagtiani.

    23 Sep 2003
    Backup Advice from the School of Hard Knocks (trench)
    Providing reliable server backup is one of the cornerstone services you perform for your company, and if you don't attend to it with proper diligence (and paranoia), it can be a career buster for you and your boss. Come see what some experts had to say about backup, and then add your two bits.

    19 Sep 2003
    Configuring iPrint with Web Self-Service (OnDemand) and DeFrame (feature)
    Check out this awesome article that will help you get your users hooked up with iPrint in a quick hurry.

    18 Sep 2003
    How to Edit a GroupWise .NAB File (tip)
    If you're looking for information on how to edit a GroupWise .nab file, check out this article from Wayne Lasson. He provides you with step-by-step instructions on how to edit the file and import it back into GroupWise.

    18 Sep 2003
    How to Create a New Folder for Uncompleted Tasks (tip)
    Here's a cool tip from Sayed Hashimi on how to create a Find Results folder that will display only tasks that you have not completed and are either over due or due within 8 days. Check it out!

    18 Sep 2003
    Formativ Applet: Insert Attachment List (tool)
    Inserts an attachment listing at the end of the body text of the current message.

    16 Sep 2003
    IP Address Management Framework: Managing Application IP Address/Port Configurations in NetWare 6.5 (feature)
    The IP Address Management framework is a centralized repository for managing applications' IP address/port associations. Check out this excellent new AppNote that introduces the key features, explains configuration scenarios, and shows the differences between the way it worked in NetWare 6 vs NetWare 6.5.

    16 Sep 2003
    iFolder 2.1 Client (tip)
    Heads up: The iFolder 2.1 Client was recently released. Check it out.

    16 Sep 2003
    Searching Extra Large Trees (trench)
    When performing a directory search in ConsoleOne in a large directory information tree, ConsoleOne only returns the first 2000 objects. Darren Reevell shares two ways around this limitation.

    16 Sep 2003
    Dealing with the Great Blackout of 2003 (tip)
    Novell customers tell us how they coped when the lights went out in mid-August. Come see these stories of grace under pressure, as NetWare and other Novell products took a licking, and kept on ticking. (And see the winners of the five Forever Flashlights.)

    12 Sep 2003
    How to Integrate a Spell Checker into NetMail Templates (feature)
    Here's a great article for NetMail Administrators. Matt DeFoor has provided detailed instructions on how to integrate a third-party spell checker product into the NetMail Modweb templates. Check it out!

    12 Sep 2003
    Limiting NetMail's ModWeb Address Book Search (tip)
    Here's a new TID from Novell Technical Support that gives you step-by-step instructions on how to setup NetMail to limit ModWeb Address Book search results by Internet domain.

    12 Sep 2003
    University of Kentucky Developers Add Calendar Subscription Service to NetMail (feature)
    With the successful rollout of a calendar subscription service for NetMail, the University of Kentucky's IT staff is making campus life easier and more productive for thousands of students. Read this Novell Developer success story for more information.

    12 Sep 2003
    Absa Bank Success Story Video (feature)
    Absa Bank's recent venture into the online banking space has proven so successful that they are now the number one internet banker in South Africa. Watch this video to learn how NetMail has helped Absa to cost effectively provide e-mail for 150,000 users.

    11 Sep 2003
    Securing GroupWise 6.5 End to End with SSL (feature)
    Don't miss this new article in Novell Connection magazine. Frank Gioffre and Tay Kratzer provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to secure your entire GroupWise system via SSL, giving you the most secure messaging solution possible.

    11 Sep 2003
    Check for GroupWise Notify During Upgrade (tip)
    If you've ever had a problem with GroupWise Notify being removed from a user's Startup group after an upgrade, check out this tip from Steve Eschenburg. He has provided a batch file that will return the Notify icon to the Startup group if it was there to begin with.

    11 Sep 2003
    Wyeth Success Story (feature)
    After re-evaluating e-mail vendor solutions, Wyeth reconfirmed continuation of Novell GroupWise as its messaging platform for 43,000 e-mail users worldwide. Read the Success story here.

    11 Sep 2003
    Fast Install of Support Packs (tip)
    Gert ter Burg shares a tip on how to do fast install of GroupWise support packs.

    11 Sep 2003
    Using Shortcut Keys (tip)
    Use shift+delete to automatically delete an item without having to use your mouse or first move it to trash bin.

    11 Sep 2003
    Saving Gwcheck.log to Readable Format (tip)
    Gil Gazaille shares a quick tip on how to save the gwcheck.log file as a word doc for easier reading.

    10 Sep 2003
    NetWare 6.5 Installation and Server Consolidation: a Traveler's Companion (feature)
    Glen Davis of Novell's System Test team shares some excellent insight gained during the NetWare 6.5 testing process. This is the kind of thing you should print and have near at hand when you embark on your Install or Server Consolidation. It's sort of a Traveler's Companion noting things you might see on the way, alerting you to the pitfalls, and generally letting you know that you're not crazy when unexpected things happen.

    10 Sep 2003
    Your First NetWare 6.5 / Linux Application - - Immediate Improvement of IT efficiency and effectiveness!! (trench)
    Taking advantage of Novell's open-source vision for deploying web applications on NetWare 6.5 and Linux, GroupLink's HelpDesk lets you create an online support channel for your employees and provide more service without adding staff. Worth a look!

    10 Sep 2003
    Preconfiguring HP Drivers (trench)
    Ian Belton shares a nice little heads up about the HP driver configuration utility that will allow you to tweak the defaults for your LaserJet printers.

    4 Sep 2003
    Building Upon the New Benefits and Features of GroupWise 6.5! (trench)
    So...you've got the latest-greatest version of GroupWise! Or, maybe you're just evaluating it for now. Either way, you want to get the most out of your time and investment. Find out how GroupLink's ContactWise integrates powerful solutions for your organization's needs with GroupWise 6.5.

    4 Sep 2003
    Enabling and Speeding up QuickFinder Indexing (feature)
    Here's a great article for GroupWise administrators. Tay Kratzer explains why QuickFinder indexing should be enabled and how to run a "health check" to determine if QuickFinder indexing is actually working.

    4 Sep 2003
    Modify WebAccess Template to Save a Sender's Address (tip)
    Brian Anderson shares a great tip on how you can modify the WebAccess message item file to add a button that when clicked, will save a sender's address. Check it out!

    3 Sep 2003
    Workspace (tool)
    WebAccess on SonyEricsson P800.

    3 Sep 2003
    Document Management System Meta Data Export (tool)
    Export Document Management system meta data for a selected GroupWise library.

    2 Sep 2003
    DOS Nprinter replacement for Pure IP NDPS (trench)
    Have you searched in vain for a replacement for Novell's Nprinter.exe when your network migrated to pure IP? Looking for print servers while short on budget but still having some obsolete workstations lying around? Then read on.

    2 Sep 2003
    ConsoleOne Locks Up on ZfS Objects (tip)
    Aaron Albery recently had a problem with ConsoleOne locking up when trying to access a ZfS enabled object e.g. server, ZfS Sites etc. Here's the workaround.

    2 Sep 2003
    Dumping Your Directory DB Info for Novell to Debug (tip)
    If you ever need to get Novell's help debugging, you will need to create a Directory Information Base (DIB) set using DSRepair and send it to Novell. Here's how you do it.

    28 Aug 2003
    New York Health and Hospitals Corporation Success Story (feature)
    Novell GroupWise helps New York Health and Hospitals Corporation maintain a low cost of ownership by using only 25 percent of its IT resources to manage 18,000 users and efficiently process nearly one million e-mail messages a month. Find out more.

    28 Aug 2003
    GEE Whiz Stops SoBig Virus (trench)
    Did the SoBig virus slow you down? Come and find out how Omni Technology Solution's GEE Whiz kept GroupWise users safe.

    26 Aug 2003
    NetWare 6.5 Web Components Part 2: Upgrade (feature)
    In Part 2 of Joe Harmon's new series on NetWare 6.5, we investigate the ins and outs of upgrading, including preparing for a smooth upgrade, performing a remote upgrade, and much more. As always, this has Joe's trademark attention to detail. Definitely a must-read!

    26 Aug 2003
    WatchDISK Disk Space Tracker 3 (tip)
    Here's a nice addition to your arsenal for the never-ending quest to stop your users from hogging all the disk space.

    26 Aug 2003
    Trustee.nlm v 1.10c (feature)
    Heads Up: There's a new public release of the TRUSTEE.NLM that's been tested on NetWare 4.x, 5.x and 6.x servers.

    22 Aug 2003
    Cleaning up after Sobig with GWAVA and GroupWise 6.5 (feature)
    If your GroupWise system has been infected with the Sobig virus there is good news. GWAVA will securely clean and sweep the GroupWise message store at the post office level. Find out more.

    22 Aug 2003
    Enabling Access to iFolder (feature)
    For many users, iFolder has provided a safe haven for their work. However, the accessibility of iFolder via the Open/Save dialogs of the native environment, the Office productivity suites, and Windows Explorer, needs improvement. This document outlines several methods to improve accessibility to your iFolder in Windows XP, compliments of Trent Badger.

    22 Aug 2003
    Why the Directory Tree Mode parameter in Timesync was Removed (tip)
    As you may have noticed, the "Directory Tree Mode" parameter is not-funtional/missing in Timesync on CSP9 (NetWare 5.1 SP6, NetWare 6.0 SP3 and NetWare 6.5). There's a great reason for that. Here it is.

    22 Aug 2003
    Avoid Truncated Directory Names (tip)
    Setting up users from a workstation and creating long directory names in their home directory using the user template's setup script attribute always results in a truncated directory name. John Mes explains how to avoid that particular annoyance.

    22 Aug 2003
    Using RSYNC to back up to a Hub Backup Server (trench)
    Sam Morris was looking for instructions for using RSYNC without BOMA to back up multiple servers to a hub backup server. He couldn't find them, so he wrote them himself, and shares them here in glorious detail.

    22 Aug 2003
    Speedy Loading of FoxPro Database (tip)
    Al Dullum shares the secret of how he reduced the load time of their FoxPro database from 3 minutes to 15 seconds.

    21 Aug 2003
    Stop Sobig Mass-Mailing Worm Before It Hits GroupWise (trench)
    What is W32.Sobig and how does it affect me? For those of you being hit by the Sobig-F worm, you can easily defend your GroupWise servers using GWGuardian+AV. Read on to find out what actions you can take.

    21 Aug 2003
    New Virus Spreads WorldWide - Sobig-F Virus (feature)
    If you have been worried about being hit by the Sobig-F virus, you can easily defend your GroupWise servers using GWAVA. If you do not currently own GWAVA, you can download a fully functional eval copy at www.gwava.com. Find out more.

    21 Aug 2003
    Looking for an Acceptable Email Policy? (trench)
    If you are struggling with creating policies regulating email use in the workplace, you can now download ePolicy guides from The Messaging Architects and protect yourself from e-mail risks. Get the details here.

    21 Aug 2003
    Provide an Internal IM Solution with Novell Messenger 1.0 (feature)
    If you're getting ready to install Novell Messenger, check out this article in TechRepublic by Scott Lowe. He provides you with step-by-step instructions on how to install the server and client software.

    15 Aug 2003
    NetWare 6.5 Ships! (feature)
    Heads Up!!!!!! NetWare 6.5 has left the building. Don't be the last one to find out about all the fantastic new features in this newest version of Novell's flagship product.

    15 Aug 2003
    Hot off the Forge: VNC for NetWare (feature)
    Looking for a VNC Server NLM for NetWare? Look no further. Russell Cohen explains how they tackled this in the Novell Forge, where to get it, and how you can participate in making it even better.

    15 Aug 2003
    VGadget 2.2 (tip)
    Get a quick status summary of all of the volumes on your 3.x, 4.x, and 5.x NetWare servers with this nifty little tool. Keep your eye on free space, purgable space, and much more.

    14 Aug 2003
    How Dave Does It: Troubleshooting Communication Problems with PING (trench)
    You've probably used PING in a truly basic form to troubleshoot GroupWise issues, but you may not realize there's a lot more to it than meets the eye. As with many command line tools, you have to know the switches to get the most out of it. In this episode of How Dave Does It, Dave Muldoon reveals some truly groovy things you can do with PING.

    14 Aug 2003
    GEE Whiz 1.3.1 Anti-Spam, Anti-Virus Now Available (trench)
    Our Partners at Omni Technology Solutions recently released GEE Whiz 1.3.1. New features include: HTML or text-based corporate disclaimers/signatures, an enhanced Web-based management interface and a new Web-based Quarantine Viewer/Manager. Find out more and download a 30-day trial version today!

    14 Aug 2003
    Installing GroupWise Snapins into ConsoleOne (tip)
    Matthew Shuter shares a batch file that makes it easier to install ConsoleOne GroupWise snapins on a local computer. Use it when installing the snapins for the first time, or when you need to update the snapins due to a service pack.

    14 Aug 2003
    L&T Sargent & Lundy Success Story (feature)
    L&T Sargent & Lundy needed to provide its senior management team with remote access to e-mail to allow them to make decisions while traveling. Find out how Novell GroupWise has helped keep employees productive while traveling or working off-site.

    7 Aug 2003
    Novell GroupWise Coming to the Linux Enterprise (feature)
    Novell GroupWise for Linux, due the first half of 2004, will include GroupWise client and server services running entirely on Linux. Get all the details here.

    7 Aug 2003
    Cool Tool: AdmWin (trench)
    Create home directories, set permissions, volume quotas and manage NetWare and GroupWise accounts with AdmWin. Download a 30-day trial here.

    7 Aug 2003
    Tip: Create a Shredder Folder to Delete and Empty Items (tip)
    Here's a cool tip from Jon Eveland on how to create a shredder folder that automatically empties items that are filed into it. Drag and drop items that you know you won't want to recover into the shredder instead of the trash.

    6 Aug 2003
    NetWare 6.5 Web Components Part 1: Fresh Install (feature)
    This is the first installment of the long-awaited sequel to Joe Harmon's training series on NetWare 6 Web Infrastructure. Snap on your reading glasses and dig into Part 1: Fresh Install of NetWare 6.5. (Be sure to take the survey so Joe can see how you like it.)

    6 Aug 2003
    Remotely getting a X Window System session from a NetWare server using Cygwin (trench)
    Using Cygwin as an X server for a NetWare box works like a charm: it is fast and there are no refresh problems that I can see. Why use Cygwin? Well -- it is free! In order to get it working do the following.

    6 Aug 2003
    Downing a NetWare Server Gracefully (tip)
    Freshly updated: In some cases you can't bring down a NetWare server by typing the command DOWN and hitting ENTER button, so lots of people resort to (gulp) powering down the server to bring it down. Bad idea. Here's a nifty keystroke combo that will keep you from resorting to such draconian measures.

    4 Aug 2003
    Dallas Police Department Success Story (feature)
    Novell NetMail provides a low-cost, scalable e-mail solution for the Dallas Police Department's 3,500 employees, giving them timely access to information whether in the office or at home. With NetMail, the department has reduced its workload by 20 percent and eliminated 100 percent of its paper notifications. Find out more.

    4 Aug 2003
    Tip: Troubleshooting Large Message Queue (tip)
    Here are some great troubleshooting tips from Ray Poorman that will help NetMail administrators identify where problem mail is coming from and how to block it, and then how to delete the messages while they are still in the queue.

    4 Aug 2003
    Tip: Deleting Folders in Netscape IMAP Client (tip)
    If you're using the Netscape IMAP client to access NetMail and can't delete IMAP folders, check out this tip from Paul Banks for instructions on how to get it working.

    31 Jul 2003
    How to Configure & Use ARCserve 9 to Restore GroupWise 6 (feature)
    Here's a great step-by-step guide written by David Kretschmer on how to configure ARCserve 9 to work with GroupWise 6 and the GroupWise Target Service Agent (GWTSA).

    31 Jul 2003
    How Dave Does It: Comparing E-mail Vendors ("The Big Three") (trench)
    Have you ever been faced with the challenge of researching and comparing different e-mail systems? In this article, Dave Muldoon provides you with facts and details that can be used if your company is considering a change in e-mail vendors.

    31 Jul 2003
    Upgrading to GroupWise 6.5 Q&A (feature)
    If you're getting ready to upgrade to GroupWise 6.5, make sure you check out this article by Makau Corp & The Messaging Architects in the Novell Connection Magazine. They have put together a list of questions and answers about upgrading to GroupWise 6.5.

    28 Jul 2003
    Export to Disk - Formativ Applet (tool)
    Save items selected in a GroupWise folder to a user-designated directory on disk.

    28 Jul 2003
    Using RSync on NetWare for Backup (trench)
    Andrew White has been using RSync on NetWare for a while now copying data from remote sites to their main site, so they can backup the data and also to have a secondary real-time copy refreshed every 60 minutes. If you get the timing right, it's quite handy for those file deletion moments students sometimes do....

    28 Jul 2003
    Removing NDS 7 using NWConfig (tip)
    Here's how to remove NDS 7 to 7.5 using NWconfig, in case you forget the administrator password, courtesy of Shyamal Ganguly.

    28 Jul 2003
    Downloading files from the NetWare server using GUI Download Manager (trench)
    Svetlin Petrov had a problem downloading files from the NetWare server using Sun Download Manager 1.1. Here's how he solved it.

    28 Jul 2003
    Making Digital Airlines CD work on VMware (trench)
    The Digital Airlines demo CD was designed to work on a Compaq Server and Compaq NIC. If you'd like to get it to run on VMware, check out this cool idea. (Freshly updated with the .cfg file.)

    23 Jul 2003
    Authenticate Users against iPlanet (trench)
    Scot Putney shares his cool scripts that will authenticate users against a iPlanet Directory, put that password into NDS for that user, and will also enable iFolder for that user. Smooth!

    23 Jul 2003
    Installing iFolder 2.1 on Active Directory (trench)
    When installing iFolder 2.1 on Active Directory, you may experience a setup error. The culprit? Password Policies. Michael Barrow tells all.

    23 Jul 2003
    Fixing Problems with DOS Partition after Server Reboot (trench)
    With NetWare 5.1 running on a HP Proliant G2/G3, built with SmartStart 6.x, the DOS partition is sometimes inaccessible and the server will not boot. Malcolm Fisher sleuthed out the problem, and offers his solution.

    23 Jul 2003
    Using NTPQ to Monitor NTP Synchronization (trench)
    Siddharth Jagtiani explains how to use the utility ntpq to keep an eye on your time synchronization. Nice one!

    23 Jul 2003
    Up and Running in an Hour on GroupWise 6.5 (feature)
    If you're new to GroupWise 6.5, you will LOVE this. It's a nicely illustrated end-user training document that will get you acquainted with all the cool features in this newest version of the product, and have you slinging email, organizing your personal address book, scheduling meetings, and creating folders before you know it. (Also available in PDF, for all you GroupWise trainers out there...)

    23 Jul 2003
    Server Syncs GroupWise Data with any Device (feature)
    Toffa's SyncWiseEnterprise Server syncs GroupWise securely with an ever increasing number of mobile devices including: iPAQ, Palm, Handspring, Axim, and more! Get all the details here and download a FREE evaluation version today!

    23 Jul 2003
    Migrating Domain Database from GroupWise 4.1 (tip)
    Head's up: If you have any GroupWise 4.1 domains in your system and you are planning on upgrading to GroupWise 6.5, read this TID from Novell Technical Support first for some tips on how to perform the upgrade.

    23 Jul 2003
    Formativ Applet: CSV Address Book Importer (tool)
    Enables the import of CSV files into a GroupWise Personal Address Book.

    21 Jul 2003
    PortaMail 2003 (tool)
    This version is written specifically for PocketPC 2003 based devices.

    17 Jul 2003
    How to create a "Jobs ToDo" or "Uncompleted Tasks" folder (tip)
    Philipp Orth shares a tip on how to create a "Jobs ToDo" or "Uncompleted Tasks" folder

    16 Jul 2003
    How to connect to MySQL using the NPS query gadget (trench)
    Consultant Robert Strasser was configuring the NPS query gadget for a client and thought he would pass on the how-to tip. Now that's what we're talking about. Do it, share it with Cool Solutions, make the world a better place. Thanks, Robert!

    16 Jul 2003
    The Mystery of the Frozen PCs (trench)
    Anything they did on Windows Explorer, or any kind of browsing, locked numerous PC's on login-script-mapped Novell drives. The mystery drove them crazy. Chad Brown reveals the culprit.

    16 Jul 2003
    How to Redirect the Output to File on the NetWare Console (tip)
    Rajeev Sharma shares two parameters that will redirect the output to file.

    11 Jul 2003
    British Airways CitiExpress Success Story (feature)
    British Airways CitiExpress significantly reduced its network administration costs by consolidating its infrastructure and providing mobile employees with access to e-mail and applications anytime, from anywhere. The airline has saved £600,000 by implementing GroupWise. Find out more.

    11 Jul 2003
    CEO Conference Highlights GroupWise Successes! (trench)
    Hundreds of CEOs and other corporate executives recently gathered in Nashville TN to learn about "Best Practices" in their industry. One of the most popular sessions featured Novell GroupWise. Sign up to receive a free "walk-thru" of the CEO presentation with our partners at GroupLink.

    11 Jul 2003
    Blocking Spam Tip (tip)
    It's hard being a spammer. You have to keep changing your identity so people can't block you, like Frank Abagnale in Catch Me if you Can. Sorry, spammers, but it just got harder, thanks to this nifty tip from Howard Tayler.

    10 Jul 2003
    Your First Class Seat Awaits You! (tip)
    The NetWare 6.5 First Class Technical Training is coming to your area. It is a public technical training course taught by Novell Training Services. The NetWare 6.5 First Class will show you the components that make up NetWare 6.5 and how these components can be implemented to solve your business challenges. Register today!

    10 Jul 2003
    How to mount .ISO images as NetWare volume (tip)
    If you have an .ISO image you would like to mount as a volume on your NetWare 6 server here's how you do it.

    10 Jul 2003
    Installation of Open Watcom 1.0 and the NDK to create NLM's (trench)
    Wondering how to install Open Watcom 1.0 to program NetWare NLM's? Bjoern Gaul found the manual for original Watcom was a little lacking, so he's supplied the instructions here. (This is the beautiful thing about open source. It's all about sharing, and improving, and re-sharing. Kind of like Cool Solutions...)

    10 Jul 2003
    Changing IP address after using Migration Wizard (tip)
    Alan Coutts shares another thought about changing the IP address after using Migration Wizard to upgrade to new hardware.

    10 Jul 2003
    Formativ Applet: Quick Proxy Rights (tool)
    Quick customization and assignment of current GroupWise account proxy rights to all users in a selected GroupWise address book.

    8 Jul 2003
    How Dave Does It: GroupWise Consolidation - GroupWise Specific Server Settings (trench)
    Dave Muldoon, sole GW administrator for over 11,000 users (and counting), is back with some great guidelines for making your GroupWise server perform efficiently. He's been busier than usual lately, so we haven't heard from him for awhile. Welcome back, Dave!

    3 Jul 2003
    Preparation is key when installing GroupWise 6.5 (feature)
    If you're getting ready to install GroupWise 6.5, check out this article in TechRepublic by Scott Lowe. He explains what you need to prepare for when installing GroupWise 6.5.

    3 Jul 2003
    New: Document Management Quick Start Card (trench)
    Does your organization use (or want to use) Document Management? If so, then you will certainly want to check the cool new GroupWise 6.5 Document Management Quick Start Card by BrainStorm, Inc., Novell's End-User Training Partner. The card is sure to help your users get up to speed in no time at all.

    3 Jul 2003
    Tip: Sorting "Frequent Contacts" for Name Completion (tip)
    Jeff Gardiner shares a tip on how to have the Name Completion feature bring up the name you want when there are multiple e-mail addresses for one person in the Frequent Contacts address book. Check it out.

    3 Jul 2003
    Tip for Managing Your Sent Items (tip)
    If you are looking for a specific item in your Sent Items folder, it can sometimes be difficult to find. Here's a cool tip from Sayed Hashimi on how to create additional sent items folders for appointments, tasks, or mail items that you have sent.

    3 Jul 2003
    GroupWise Aliases vs. Nicknames (tip)
    If you're a bit confused about aliases and nicknames, don't worry, check out this TID from Novell Technical Support that explains the differences between them.

    30 Jun 2003
    Easy Way to Discover Java Version (feature)
    Looking for a programmatic way to check which version of JAVA.NLM you are running? Rajeev Sharma shares a great little tip.

    26 Jun 2003
    Customizing Your GroupWise Toolbar (tip)
    User Tip: Here's a quick overview on how to customize your GroupWise toolbar. You can add and delete buttons, change the button order, and place separators between buttons. Plus, find out how to add a button that links to GroupWise Cool Solutions!

    26 Jun 2003
    Post Office Agent Error Fix (feature)
    Dhanesh Shah shares a tip on how to fix the "DA0E, /home Switch is Required" error everytime when you restart your O/S.

    25 Jun 2003
    NetWare Services for Linux (feature)
    Heads Up: have you heard about the new Nterprise Linux Services? For years we have been developing great networking services that sit on top of the NetWare kernel. We're now offering these same services on a Linux kernel too. Get the scoops, and sign up to be a beta tester.

    25 Jun 2003
    Making Wholesale Changes in the Labs (trench)
    Donald Mundrick needed to change the tree name and context on over a thousand computers. Here's how he did it.

    25 Jun 2003
    Update: Running NetWare 6 Under VMware Workstation for Windows (feature)
    Freshly updated: Novell's Roger Foss went to the work of setting NetWare 6 up with VMware. Learn what he did (without putting in the overtime).

    25 Jun 2003
    Ideas for iPrint Maps (trench)
    Have you made a cool iPrint map? Do your endusers trot off to the nearest printer with a smile on their face because you made it so darned easy and fun to find it? We'd love to hear from you. Share the snazzy iPrint maps you've created and we'll send you an equally snazzy Novell t-shirt and a whopping heap of bragging rights.

    25 Jun 2003
    Manually Correcting Registry Settings on a NetWare 6 Server (feature)
    If you ever have a problem with registry settings not getting set correctly, or if they ever get corrupted during the installation of NetStorage or ZfD 4 on a NetWare 6 server, this one's for you.

    25 Jun 2003
    Quick Send (tool)
    Sends one copy of the current open email message to each recipient email address stored in a flat text file.

    19 Jun 2003
    New GroupWise Educational Bundles (trench)
    Specially priced for the educational sector, these GroupWise solutions from The Messaging Architects will help you protect your email system from spam & viruses, automate web calendaring publishing, and enhance user productivity with an online interactive learning system. Learn more here.

    19 Jun 2003
    PalmSource and Novell to Market Mobile Messaging, Handheld Management Tools to Palm OS and GroupWise Customers (feature)
    PalmSource and Novell recently announced an agreement to introduce and promote mobile messaging and resource management solutions Novell GroupWise and Novell ZENworks, along with solutions from Nexic Inc. and Notify Technology Corporation to Palm OS licensees. Get all the details here.

    19 Jun 2003
    Cool Tool: Export to Disk (Formativ Applet) (trench)
    Check out this formativ applet from Steven Stewart that will save selected items in a GroupWise folder to a user-designated directory on disk. Each folder contains the original message in wpd format, the message information is saved as a .txt file as well as any attachments. Download it here.

    19 Jun 2003
    Looking for a Web-based User Administration Solution for GroupWise? (trench)
    Have you ever been in the following situation? Your Junior Network Administrators or Help Desk Operators need to be able to change GroupWise passwords and GroupWise Distribution List memberships but your security policy won't allow them to have Supervisor rights to the GroupWise Domain and eDir/NDS objects? If so, check out eControl, a new Cool Solution for GroupWise from the people at Omni Technology Solutions Inc.

    18 Jun 2003
    Using DirXperts to achieve LDAP-based Contextless Login (trench)
    Marcel Cox shares some hidden capabilities of this popular free tool. Using REGMON and Ethereal, he was able to figure out the hidden options of LGNCXW32.DLL, and shares what he found in this cool article.

    12 Jun 2003
    Install Service Pack First (tip)
    Here's a good reason to install the Service Pack on a newly built server before configuring everything on it.

    12 Jun 2003
    Failing the NAV Master Server from one node to another on a NetWare Cluster (trench)
    If you are running Norton Anti-Virus (NAV) on a clustered NetWare system, you don't have any native way to fail the NAV Master Server from one node to another. Jack Turner explains how to do it in this nicely detailed article.

    12 Jun 2003
    Finding a File Quickly Using NetWare Web Search (feature)
    Peter Clemons, one of the NetWare Web Search engineers, explains a little-known trick that can help you search with blazing speed.

    12 Jun 2003
    How to Send Blind Copy Mail to a Group (tip)
    Stephanie Gallegos shares a tip on how to send blind copy mail to all members of a group without the members addresses or names showing in the To: field.

    12 Jun 2003
    GroupWise Printing only in Arabic (tip)
    If you're having problems with GroupWise printing only in Arabic, check out this quick tip from Verne Farley on how to fix it without having to install new print drivers.

    12 Jun 2003
    Tip for DLL Registry Failed Error (tip)
    Carla McGee shares a tip on how to turn off the Notify dialog pop-up window

    12 Jun 2003
    Using GroupWise Calendar for Office Events and Resource Management (tip)
    Using GroupWise Calendar for Office Events and Resource Management

    12 Jun 2003
    Monitor Bosses Email Using Shared Folders (tip)
    Monitor Bosses Email Using Shared Folders

    12 Jun 2003
    GroupWise 6.5 Administration (3014) Technical Training (feature)
    As a GroupWise administrator, learn how GroupWise 6.5 can more easily address your business messaging and collaboration needs. You will also be taught to create and maintain a GroupWise system, install and configure GroupWise Internet Agent and GroupWise WebAccess, and GroupWise Messenger for securing instant messages inside a firewall.

    6 Jun 2003
    Configuring Your iPrint Maps (feature)
    Come get all the details about how to create an iPrint Map, and get started on the (sometimes slippery) path of workplace creativity and personal fulfillment.

    6 Jun 2003
    Gotcha when Creating Login Script Batch Files (feature)
    Batch files can be trickier than they look. Jarrod shares a gotcha he found the hard way.

    6 Jun 2003
    Modifying the NetWare Registry through NetWare Remote Manager (feature)
    Would you like to edit NetWare registry settings graphically? Here's how you set things up so you can edit the registry via NetWare Remote Manager (NRM). Thanks once again to frequent contributor Greg Leong!

    6 Jun 2003
    Set CD Jumper Properly to Mount ISO CD (tip)
    tIf you run into problems mounting your ISO CD, take a look at this little tip from Alex Trappenberg.

    5 Jun 2003
    Power to the People (feature)
    User productivity and time saved doing routine and standard tasks can provide a tremendous savings to organizations concerned with the TCO of GroupWise. In this Novell Connection Magazine article, Danita Zanre takes a look at some of the new GroupWise 6.5 Client features that can help improve your end-users' productivity--and thus decrease your TCO.

    5 Jun 2003
    Tell Us Your GroupWise Success Story! (feature)
    There are a lot of good things happening in the GroupWise market and we want to let the world know about them. We know that readers like you are the ones that are really making a success of GroupWise and we want to hear your stories and share them with other analysts, partners and customers. Tell us your success story here.

    5 Jun 2003
    Novell Defends U.S. Army Black Hawks from Network Attacks (feature)
    Read how the U.S. Army's Utility Helicopters Project Management Office (UH PMO) has implemented a Novell solution including GroupWise 6.5, to protect the organization against hacks, cracks and virus attacks.

    5 Jun 2003
    Rule for Filtering Offensive GroupWise Spam (tip)
    Here's a cool tip from Mike Schmid on how to create a rule that will detect and discard email based on offensive words showing up in either the sender's email address, subject line, or in the message body.

    5 Jun 2003
    Export Proxy Details (tool)
    Export details of your proxy accounts to a CSV file.

    3 Jun 2003
    User Tip: Creating Recurring Appointments, Tasks and Notes (tip)
    Here's a quick tip on how to create recurring appointments, tasks and notes in NetMail.

    3 Jun 2003
    Cool Tool: MyRealBox Notifier (trench)
    Check out this new tool that monitors the inbox of your MyRealBox email account and notifies you when you have unread messages.

    3 Jun 2003
    Duplicated Logins Scanner for NDS/eDirectory (trench)
    If you are installing NetMail to a NDS tree with a large number of containers and users, the search for duplicated logins could be a problem. The Duplicated Logins scanner tool will quickly find out if the specified login already exists to prevent creation of a duplicated login name. Download it here.

    29 May 2003
    NetWare Systray Utility 1.05 (trench)
    Heads Up: Here's a very slick way to clear away some clutter from your desktop. This little freebie consolidates a lot of your most important NetWare Tools, Support Links and Resources into one tidy click. Check it out.

    29 May 2003
    Speeding up the Uploading of Large Files to NetStorage (tip)
    If you have found that uploading large files is too slow through the NetStorage HTML interface on a NetWare 6 server, here's a cool trick to speed things up.

    29 May 2003
    Download NetWare 6.5 to fix DHCP Related IP Address Issues (tip)
    Caleb Squires had problems with IP addresses changing when running a NetWare 6 Server off a DSL Connection. The answer? Upgrade to NetWare 6.5. Here's why.

    29 May 2003
    In the Works: NetWare 6.5 Web Component Series (tip)
    Joe Harmon's series on NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure is done and he's moved on to a new series on NetWare 6.5. Come see what he's got planned.

    29 May 2003
    Recovering Deleted GroupWise Accounts in GroupWise 6.5 (tip)
    If you have a reliable backup procedure in place, you can restore recently deleted user accounts using the new Recover Deleted Account Utility in GroupWise 6.5. Check out this TID from Novell Technical Support for the details.

    29 May 2003
    Cool Tool: GWopen (trench)
    Here's a new tool from Chaitanya Errande that will mark all GroupWise email as opened to facilitate auto archiving. Download it here.

    22 May 2003
    GWopen (tool)
    Mark GroupWise emails as opened to facilitate Auto Archiving.

    22 May 2003
    Sending Secure and Encrypted Messages with GroupWise 6.5 (feature)
    If your users are required to send secure and encrypted messages, don't miss this new AppNote by Tay Kratzer. He explains the steps that must be taken by the GroupWise administrator to prepare the system for sending secure and encrypted e-mail.

    22 May 2003
    Blocking Spam from GroupWise (feature)
    We've received several questions from people looking for information on how to block Spam from GroupWise, so we pulled together a list of links to all the articles, tips, and partner solutions we could find.

    22 May 2003
    Cool Tool: CASLAN Labelprint 1.05 (trench)
    Here's a cool tool that will print address labels directly from the address book. Check it out.

    22 May 2003
    Moving Completed Tasks out of Task Folder (tip)
    Moving Completed Tasks out of Task Folder

    22 May 2003
    Importing Calendar Information from Sony Clie' (feature)
    Importing Calendar Information from Sony Clie'

    21 May 2003
    Web Browser (tool)
    Add a generic web browser window to the GroupWise client to display any valid Internet or Intranet URL.

    20 May 2003
    Editing Login Script Drive Mappings Displayed through NetStorage (tip)
    Do you want to change the Login Script drive mappings that are displayed through the NetStorage interfaces (i.e. DriveJ@public)? Greg Leong tells you how.

    20 May 2003
    Eliminate the Windows XP Dual-Login Issue (tip)
    Rob Callbeck shares a great idea to keep your users from having to login twice from XP workstations in a NetWare-only environment.

    20 May 2003
    Problem with NetWare 6 DHCP (tip)
    Trevor Smith explains how to deal with abend problems involving clustered NetWare Servers and DHCP.

    20 May 2003
    Resetting Daylight Savings Mode (tip)
    If you find that Daylight Savings Time mode isn't working after you apply SP5, you'll appreciate this little tip from Brett Williams.

    19 May 2003
    CASLAN Labelprint 1.05 - GW Address Book Label Print (tool)
    Allows you to print address labels directly from GroupWise.

    16 May 2003
    Taking a coredump on Nterprise Branch Office 1.0 Servers (feature)
    If you need to take a coredump on your Nterprise Branch Office 1.0 server you'll find that the DOS partition image size is roughly 50 meg -- way too small to hold diagnostic coredumps. Here's what you do.

    16 May 2003
    Workaround for Compaq DHCP Problem (tip)
    After upgrading to NetWare 6, Alex's Compaq servers stopped handing out DHCP addresses. After three agonizing days, Alex solved it, and in a fit of altruism, shares the workaround here. Updated with a new suggestion.

    16 May 2003
    Apache 2.0: All New and Engineered for the NetWare Environment (feature)
    Don't miss this outstanding AppNote by Novell's Brad Nicholes. It summarizes what's new in Apache 2.0 and explains why you, as a NetWare web services administrator, should consider the upgrade.

    16 May 2003
    Emergency Admin (tip)
    Here's a nice freebie for your bag of tricks. It allows you to create a user with Supervisor rights to any container in your tree, including root.

    16 May 2003
    NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 1: Installation (feature)
    This multi-part series will help you understand the complexity of Web Infrastructure on NetWare 6.0. In essence, you will see how to integrate Basic Web Infrastructure (Web products) into Extended Web Infrastructure (solutions). Part 1 addresses Installation.

    15 May 2003
    All About GroupWise 6.5 (feature)
    To help you get everything you need to know about Novell GroupWise 6.5, we've done some serious surfing and pulled together a short list of the essential links.

    15 May 2003
    Installing GroupWise WebAccess Servlets on Linux (tip)
    Philip Chase shares his instructions on how to install the GroupWise 6.0.2 and 6.5 WebAccess Servlets on Linux. Get all the details here.

    15 May 2003
    User Tip: Create a Shared Address Book for Staff (tip)
    Create a Shared Address Book for Staff

    15 May 2003
    User Tip - Changing Item Types (tip)
    'Updated: ' Here's a quick tip on how you can change an item in your mailbox to another type of item. You can change a message to a reminder note or appointment so it will show up on your calendar.

    8 May 2003
    iFolder Wins 2003 Codie Award (tip)
    Woo hoo! Novell iFolder Professional Edition 2 just won a 2003 Codie Award for Best Storage Software. Get the scoops here.

    8 May 2003
    Getting Upgrades for Alexander LAN (tip)
    Heads Up: Did you know that you can no longer purchase Alexander LAN SPK from Novell? You need to go directly to Alexander LAN for upgrades and support. Here's the official letter from the folks at Alexander LAN, Inc.

    8 May 2003
    Creating a NetWare 6 Cluster in VMware 3.0 (trench)
    Rob Bastiaansen has set up a 2-machine NetWare 6 cluster -- on his laptop! Sounds like a cool way to learn, demo, or even teach about NetWare 6 and clustering.

    8 May 2003
    Creating Shortcuts to Start GroupWise in Different Modes (tip)
    Durwin Hannig shares a tip on how you can create desktop shortcuts to start GroupWise in different modes (online, caching, or remote) by using parameters on the command line.

    8 May 2003
    GroupWise 6.5 Computer Based Training (CBT) (trench)
    Did you know that BrainStorm, Novell's End-User Training Partner, has now released its GroupWise 6.5 End-User CBT? The CBT contains the same great training that you have come to expect from BrainStorm. Join BrainStorm's trainer as he walks you through all of the powerful tools of GroupWise including the new features of GroupWise 6.5, WebAccess, and Document Management. Get all the details here.

    7 May 2003
    Export Address Book Group Members to CSV (tool)
    Exports Address Book Group membership details to a CSV file.

    2 May 2003
    Global GroupWise Distribution List Synchronization (tool)
    Creates and Synchronizes Global GroupWise Distribution Lists.

    2 May 2003
    PortaMail 2002 (tool)
    Synchronize Calendar, Tasks, (Email + Attachments) and Contacts with any 32-Bit version of GroupWise 5.5.x or 6.x.

    1 May 2003
    GWMigrate - Exchange To GroupWise Migration Tool (feature)
    One of the big hits in BrainShare 2003's One Net Solutions Lab was the Exchange to GroupWise Migration tool at the Caledonia booth. It got the attention of attendees, speakers and developers alike! Find out more.

    1 May 2003
    Best Practices with GroupWise 5.5 to 6.5, eDirectory, and Beyond Presentation (trench)
    As organizations make plans for their future use of GroupWise, many also begin a discussion about how they want to build upon their GroupWise and eDirectory infrastructure. Register now to attend this premier GroupWise Advisory Summit presentation by GroupLink on Best Practices with GroupWise 5.5 to 6.5 and eDirectory.

    1 May 2003
    New at Caledonia - The Definitive Guide to GroupWise WebAccess on Apache/Tomcat - by Jim Michael (feature)
    Finally! A guide that takes the mystery out of installing GroupWise WebAccess on Apache/Tomcat - regardless of the server platform. This guide walks you through the installation process and explains the ins and outs of Apache/Tomcat so that anyone (even Danita) can figure out how to do this in one sitting! Order it today!

    1 May 2003
    Upgrading to GroupWise 6 on Windows XP (tip)
    Here's a quick tip on how you can change an item in your mailbox to another type of item. You can change a message to a reminder note or appointment so it will show up on your calendar. Check it out.

    1 May 2003
    Synching PDAs with GroupWise (feature)
    Updated: There's been a great deal of interest in how to synch GroupWise with the growing array of handheld devices. Come see what other people's experiences have been and share your own. (Why learn it the hard way?)

    30 Apr 2003
    NAMP on NetWare 6 (feature)
    Here's a wonderful deployment guide for Apache, MySQL and PHP on NetWare 6 (aka NAMP). This PDF guide explains how to configure Apache, how to install PHP and MySQL, and offers a sample application.

    30 Apr 2003
    Contextless Login Fix for NT4/2000 (tip)
    This is a solution though for those of you that are trying to get contextless logins to work without having to set up the catalog.

    30 Apr 2003
    Clustering NetWare 6 Production Servers without Losing Data (tip)
    When clustering servers with "production" data, how do you cluster them without risking loss of data? Michael Taylor shares a neat trick.

    30 Apr 2003
    Change how Home Directories are Displayed in NetStorage (tip)
    Have you ever wanted to change how home directories are displayed through the Netstorage interfaces? If you want to reference home directories with a different word or in a language other than English, check out this cool tip.

    30 Apr 2003
    Use Broadcast Command to Save Data in Emergencies (trench)
    Here's a quick and reliable way to get the word out to your NetWare server users if there's an emergency and they need to log out and run away.

    30 Apr 2003
    AdRem NetCrunch 2.3 (trench)
    Looking for great network maps and alert to prevent server downtime? Check out this newly updated shareware tool

    24 Apr 2003
    Implementing HIPAA Security Rules with GroupWise 6.5 (feature)
    Here's a new white paper that explains how GroupWise 6.5 can be securely deployed in a HIPAA-compliant environment.

    24 Apr 2003
    GWAVASig: Free Utility To Add Disclaimers to Outbound Messages (feature)
    Beginfinite just released a new free NLM-based utility called GWAVASig that adds a signature or disclaimer to the bottom of all outbound GroupWise messages. Find out more!

    24 Apr 2003
    GroupWise 5.x Document Management Utilities (trench)
    Here's a nice little set of Document Management utilities that were created for GroupWise 5.5 and work like a charm. Novell Support doesn't support them anymore, but we hate waste so we said we'd give them a home here. If you haven't moved up to GroupWise 6 yet, these are for you.

    24 Apr 2003
    GroupWise 5.x Document Management Utilities (tool)
    Set of Document Management utilities that were created for GroupWise 5.5 and work like a charm.

    24 Apr 2003
    Syncing GroupWise to a Pocket PC (tip)
    Kurt West shares a tip about a product that makes it easy to sync GroupWise to his Pocket PC.

    24 Apr 2003
    How to Import Users into a Test Tree (tip)
    Here's a good trick for your collection. It describes how to use ConsoleOne to import GroupWise users into Novell Directory Service (NDS).

    22 Apr 2003
    NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 8: Tomcat (feature)
    Don't miss Part 8 of Joe Harmon's amazing series about NetWare 6.0 web capabilities. In this episode, you'll explore the ins and outs of how Apache and Tomcat integrate. Get some toner in your printer: you're going to want this in hardcopy...

    22 Apr 2003
    Avoid Ctrl-Alt-Del on Login (tip)
    If your users are annoyed by the ctrl-alt-del they face when they login to the Client, here's a tip for you, updated with some new suggestions.

    22 Apr 2003
    Careful how you use the Migration Wizard (tip)
    This is probably common knowledge, but worth mentioning. This can save you a lot of work, especially if you have many users or other objects.

    22 Apr 2003
    Forcing Gateway P-4 Bootup to Novell Login (tip)
    Bill Cordiero shares a workaround for a problem he encounters from time to time. He's found that when using Gateway P-4 boxes, sometimes when booting, there is no Novell Logon screen.

    22 Apr 2003
    Accessing your iFolder files with NetStorage Interfaces (tip)
    Would you like to access your iFolder files through the NetStorage interfaces? Here's how.

    17 Apr 2003
    Post NetWare 5.1 Support Pack 5 Updates (feature)
    If you're a bit confused about Novell patches, you're not alone. Support gets a lot of questions from people wondering which patches should be included in routine maintenance, why there are patches that don't appear on the Minimum Patch list, and other mysteries. Premium Support Engineer David Stagg sets out the whole story in terrific detail. Don't miss this one.

    17 Apr 2003
    Enabling Internet Addressing (tip)
    Here's how to enable Internet Addressing in GroupWise 6.

    17 Apr 2003
    Novell GroupWise Client for Linux and Macintosh Desktops (feature)
    A new Java-based GroupWise client for Linux and Macintosh will be available later this year, as announced at BrainShare this week. Find out more.

    17 Apr 2003
    The Messaging Architects Keeps Virginia Employment Commission Working with GWGuardian and GroupWise (feature)
    The Virginia Employment Commission relies on GroupWise every day. Come and find out how they made it even more secure and stable by using The Messaging Architects' GWGuardian.

    17 Apr 2003
    RobGWLog - GWIA Log Scanner (feature)
    Check out this tool from Rob Kliewer that will scan GWIA logs and generate CSV files from the results.

    17 Apr 2003
    Installing the First NW6 Server in a Mixed Tree - The Long Version (tip)
    Looking for advice about installing the first NetWare 6 server in a mixed tree? Here are some great tips from Novell's Winston Castle, updated with lots more detail.

    17 Apr 2003
    NwDsk: NetWare Boot Disk (tip)
    Ever wanted to log on to your network and get files? And all this in DOS? Here's the solution -- a free NetWare Boot Disk called NWDSK.

    17 Apr 2003
    Print a filtered list of the groupwise calendar (tip)
    Need a filtered printout of what's in your GroupWise calender? Here's how.

    14 Apr 2003
    RobGWLog - GWIA Log Scanner 1.9 (tool)
    Scan GWIA logs (ACCT files) and generate CSV files from the results.

    10 Apr 2003
    Over-the-Air Synchronization with GroupWise (feature)
    Need a synchronization solution that permits easy, cost-effective, anywhere, anytime access by mobile workers? Come and check out Toffa' s SyncWiseEnterprise.

    10 Apr 2003
    Rebuilding Domain and Post Office Databases over slow WAN (tip)
    If you need to rebuild a Domain or Post Office database over a slow WAN link, check out this tip from Gene Homan for instructions on how you can get it done very quickly.

    10 Apr 2003
    GroupWise Clients 6.5 SetupIP (feature)
    If you're planning on using SetupIP to install the GroupWise 6.5 client files, the new GroupWise Clients 6.5 SetupIP is available on Novell's download site.

    10 Apr 2003
    GroupWise Messenger Evaluation Software (feature)
    Communicate in real-time with other GroupWise users. Download the GroupWise Messenger eval and try it out today!

    10 Apr 2003
    IE6 Update Fixes GroupWise Client Crashing Problem (tip)
    If you recently applied the Microsoft IE6 Security Patch from February 2003 and have had problems with your client crashing while replying to a message, then check out this TID from Novell Support for instructions on how to fix it.

    10 Apr 2003
    Mailbox Cleanup (tool)
    Reduce your mailbox size by deleting/moving messages from your account within a given date range.

    10 Apr 2003
    Restoring Archived User Email after Server Re-installation (tip)
    Restoring Archived User Email after Server Re-installation.

    9 Apr 2003
    Forward and Delete Rule (tip)
    This rule will forward your e-mail and delete and empty the copy of the sent items (e-mail) and the actual e-mail.

    9 Apr 2003
    NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 7: Apache Web Server Installation and Deployment Considerations (feature)
    In Part 7 of his wildly popular series, Joe digs deeper into the intricacies of Intranet Only, Extranet Only, and combined Intranet/Extranet deployment. This just keeps getting better and better...

    9 Apr 2003
    Customizing Nterprise Branch Office (NBO) Content to Fit Your Company (feature)
    Novell's Pete Raumann lays out in marvelous detail how to remove the pre-canned Configure My Printers page and insert a new home page and printer page. This document requires a basic level of HTML knowledge.

    9 Apr 2003
    The Server Consolidation Utility 2.0 JUST SHIPPED! (tip)
    It's new and it's improved, and now the Server Consolidation Utility copies files between Trees! Don't be the last one on your block to get it.

    9 Apr 2003
    Avoid Abend when running TNG across Cluster Nodes (tip)
    Trevor Smith shares a secret he learned the hard way: reading piles of books. Here's the Reader's Digest version.

    9 Apr 2003
    Stop Employee Spam Rule (tip)
    With over 60% of incoming email as spam, part of the problem is spam from staff. Instead of using the staff web site or a shared GW folder for distributing information, they continually spam all GroupWise users.

    9 Apr 2003
    Forwarding Email Rule (tip)
    Create a rule to forward received mail items for the last 2 weeks to the new e-mail address of user.

    9 Apr 2003
    Using Aliases with Multiple Domains (tip)
    We were in the process of adding another domain that will eventually replace our current domain. Our current email was being address via aliases, as our usernames were not the same as our email usernames. Nicknames did not work, because outgoing messages were not addressed properly (were addressed with the username and not the email username). The main limitation was the ability to only have one alias per user.

    9 Apr 2003
    Saving Voice-Message attachments (tip)
    MULTIPART/Voice-Message attachments cannot be decoded to a .WAV file with GroupWise 6.0.2. Unified Messaging is provided to our company via our telephone provider and sent as MULTIPART/Voice-Message wav file attachment via the GWIA. The GroupWise client will only show the WAV file as an attachment if it was downloaded via POP3 and no attachment in Live, Caching, or Remote mode.

    9 Apr 2003
    How to send a "Reminder" to yourself using Notify (tip)
    How to send a "Reminder" to yourself using Notify.

    2 Apr 2003
    What's New in GroupWise 6.5 (feature)
    If you're looking for more information on GroupWise 6.5, check out this AppNote that gives a brief overview of the many new features and enhancements in GroupWise 6.5.

    2 Apr 2003
    The Promise and Challenge of Enterprise Sync (trench)
    Pumatech has been at the forefront of redefining the role of sync in today's increasingly efficient enterprises. Come and learn all about their sync solutions here.

    2 Apr 2003
    Cool Tool: Personal Address Book Search & Replace (trench)
    Jeff Brusoe shares a tool that will search through a GroupWise user's personal address books looking for a specified search string and replace it with another one.

    2 Apr 2003
    GroupWise 6.5 Upgrade Guide - Quick Review (feature)
    Tay Kratzer, Danita Zanre and Eric Raff have just released a new GroupWise 6.5 Upgrade guide. This guide provides you with step-by-step procedures to help make your upgrade from prior versions seem almost effortless.

    31 Mar 2003
    IP - IPX Boot Disk 1.7 (trench)
    This free boot disk has already received rave reviews during its brief sojourn over in the Free Tools area, and we thought you'd like to take a look at it. Readers have been calling it "One of the most simple to use and complete NetWare boot disks around," and "Hands down the best boot disk yet." See for yourself.

    31 Mar 2003
    Configuring Novell iPrint on NetWare 6 (feature)
    With Novell iPrint, users have an identical experience with all types of printers, whether local or on the Internet. Users can download drivers for each printer easily, with minimal user intervention. (Imagine a new employee installing all needed printers with only a few mouse clicks and no administrative assistance!) Here's how to set up this cool service.

    27 Mar 2003
    GroupWise Document Management Solutions (tip)
    We've just launched a new GroupWise Document Management Solutions site. This is the place to find partner solutions, articles, and tips to help you get the most out of GroupWise Document Management. Check it out today.

    27 Mar 2003
    Using Find Results Folders for Document Management (feature)
    GroupWise expert Danita Zanrè explains how to use the Find Results Folder as a means of keeping your documents handy without cluttering up your mailbox.

    27 Mar 2003
    Create Copy of Ex-employee's Mailbox (tip)
    Darryl Smith shares a tip on how he uses Hit the Road to create a complete copy of an ex-employee's mailbox and then burn it to CD. Find out more.

    20 Mar 2003
    Formativ Applet: Customize Startup Folder (tool)
    Specify which GroupWise folder should be selected upon startup.

    20 Mar 2003
    Palm for Novell GroupWise (feature)
    Give your mobile workers secure access to GroupWise from Palm-powered handheld devices. Come and learn about Novell's partner solutions that extend GroupWise access to handheld devices that run Palm OS.

    20 Mar 2003
    Using ADDON.CFG to Apply Registry Changes (tip)
    Jonathan Laudicina shares a tip on how to use ADDON.CFG to include registry changes during the GroupWise client install.

    19 Mar 2003
    Scan one or more NetWare directories for Trustees (tip)
    Heads Up: Don't miss this cool Free Tool. TrstRpt allows you to scan one or more NetWare directories for trustees. You can scan for directory trustees, for file trustees, or for both.

    17 Mar 2003
    Giving Users Easier Access to iFolder with VirtualHost (tip)
    Lupe Silva shares a nice tip for making it easier for your endusers to find their iFolder.

    17 Mar 2003
    Patching IE6 disables iFolder (tip)
    Did you know that if you install the latest patch for Internet Explorer 6 you can't login into iFolder from your browser? Matt Boell shares the solution.

    17 Mar 2003
    Speeding iFolder Performance in Large Tree (tip)
    Jaco Burger explains a nifty trick to improve performance in those huge trees with, say, more than 20,000 objects.

    17 Mar 2003
    Installing iFolder (feature)
    Joe Harmon is part of Novell's Web Services Support team. This material is adapted from some excellent training sessions he recently presented here at Novell.

    12 Mar 2003
    Novell Ships GroupWise 6.5 (feature)
    Novell recently announced the availability of Novell GroupWise 6.5. GroupWise 6.5 is the latest version of Novell's email, calendaring, contact and document management, and workflow services solution. Get all the details here.

    12 Mar 2003
    GroupWise 6.5 Interactive Flash Demo (trench)
    Do you want to experience GroupWise 6.5? Check out this new GroupWise 6.5 flash demo from BrainStorm, Inc., Novell's End-User Training Partner.

    12 Mar 2003
    GWAVA Guards GroupWise at Northwestern Michigan College (trench)
    For Northwestern Michigan College's mail system administrator, dealing with viruses and spam is a significant job responsibility. Find out how Beginfinite's GWAVA stops unwanted or virus-infected email from getting to end users in the first place.

    12 Mar 2003
    Tips to help Control Spam (tip)
    Updated: Here are several tips that we have received from readers telling us how they control Spam in their companies. Send us your tip and we'll add it to the list.

    11 Mar 2003
    NAAS Update for NW6 SP1 or SP2 Servers (feature)
    Don't miss this new patch for Novell Advanced Auditing Services (NAAS) for NetWare 6 SP1 or SP2. All the fixes in the patch will be in NetWare 6 SP3, but until that blessed event, here you go.

    11 Mar 2003
    Mac OS X version of RconsoleJ (trench)
    For Mac lovers who would rather administer their NetWare boxes from Apple's Mac OS X, this is your lucky day. Jeffrey Sessler has managed to get Novell's Java-based remote server console "RConsoleJ" running on Mac OS X, and shares it here.

    11 Mar 2003
    Moving the Organizational Certificate Authority from NW5.1 to NW6 (feature)
    Kyle Hussey details the stepsrequired when you move the Organizational CA from a NetWare 5.1 server to an existing Netware 6 server.

    11 Mar 2003
    SQL Example (tool)
    Find records in a sample database and display the results in a Formativ portal.

    7 Mar 2003
    Send GroupWise Email in .NET (tool)
    Source code developed with VB.NET.

    5 Mar 2003
    How Dave Does It: GroupWise Consolidation - Moving GroupWise over the WAN (trench)
    Here's the latest in the continuing series of GroupWise Consolidation articles by Dave Muldoon. This week's article describes an alternative process for moving massive amounts of users over WAN links all at the same time.

    5 Mar 2003
    Toffa SyncWiseEnterprise (feature)
    Our partners at Toffa recently released SyncWiseEnterprise, a scalable, high-performance, SyncML compliant synchronization server for GroupWise. SyncWiseEnterprise offers organizations a highly effective synchronization solution for its mobile workforce.

    5 Mar 2003
    Novell GroupWise 6.5 Evaluation Software (feature)
    Come and see what's new in GroupWise 6.5. Download the GroupWise 6.5 Five-User Evaluation software here.

    5 Mar 2003
    Advansys Formativ Helps Klagenfurt University Leverage GroupWise (feature)
    Thanks to Advansys Formativ and GroupWise 6, Klagenfurt University administrators, staff and faculty now enjoy faster procurement times and greatly improved order handling procedures that are easy to understand and use. Read this success story for more information.

    5 Mar 2003
    Newest "Sales Force Automation" (SFA) with GroupWise (feature)
    Our partners at Grouplink are announcing the latest release of ContactWise, the premier Sales Force Automation (SFA) and customer relationship management solution for Novell technologies. Get the details here.

    5 Mar 2003
    GroupWise SetupIP Client Installation Guide (tip)
    If you need to use SetupIP to install GroupWise client files, here is a great installation guide from Novell Technical Support that gives you step-by-step instructions on how to set it up.

    5 Mar 2003
    SMTP Display Name Utility (tool)
    Construct SMTP Display on GWIA from eDirectory Attributes.

    4 Mar 2003
    Get McAfee Superdat Files without SecureCast (trench)
    Here's another way of getting superdat files from McAfee, now that McAfee does not support SecureCast any more, and you have to get the superdat files yourself.

    4 Mar 2003
    All About Nterprise Branch Office (tip)
    Come get the scoop on Novell Nterprise Branch Office in this new article from Novell Connection Magazine.

    4 Mar 2003
    Easy Search and Replace for Login Scripts (trench)
    If you are looking for a way to either search or search and replace login scripts for users, organization containers, org units, templates, and profiles in NDS, you should take a look at this new free tool. Very useful for big migration projects like NetWare 5 to NetWare 6.

    4 Mar 2003
    Command Line switches for the NDPS Manager (tip)
    Here's one for the great binder of knowledge. This is a list of all the command line switches that have been implemented into the NDPS Manager. (NetWare 5.1 and NetWare 6)

    4 Mar 2003
    Synchronize Files Among NetWare Servers with Sync Center (trench)
    From the Hungarian Consulting team comes this nifty tool that's worth a look if you need to keep the files and directories on your servers synchronized with each other. It's not free, but could be just what you're looking for.

    3 Mar 2003
    2NDC Denmark A/S DocuWise Document Management System (DMS) (trench)
    2NDC Denmark A/S DocuWise Document Management System (DMS).

    28 Feb 2003
    Changing the Automatic Logout Timeout Limit (tip)
    User Tip: You can choose how long you remain logged into NetMail during a period of inactivity. After the specified time limit has passed, you are automatically logged out. Here is a quick tip to show you how to set the timeout limit.

    26 Feb 2003
    First Look: GroupWise 6.5 (feature)
    GroupWise 6.5 includes numerous improvements for users and administrators alike. Come and learn about all the new features and improvements in this Novell Connection article by Eric Harper.

    26 Feb 2003
    Nexic Discovery: Comprehensive Email Retention Product Line for GroupWise (trench)
    Our partners at Nexic recently released a new product line called Nexic Discovery. Nexic Discovery is a collection of products for GroupWise that satisfy a broad range of corporate and personal email retention needs. Find out more.

    26 Feb 2003
    PocketPC for Novell GroupWise (feature)
    Now, you can make your mobile workers more productive than ever by giving them secure access to GroupWise right from their Pocket PCs. Learn about Novell's partner solutions that extend GroupWise access to iPAQ, Axim and other PDAs.

    26 Feb 2003
    The National Opera of Paris Improves Collaboration and Security with GroupWise (feature)
    The National Opera of Paris now uses GroupWise to easily manage email accounts across four locations based on eDirectory. Read this success story and find out why they chose Novell GroupWise.

    24 Feb 2003
    Upgrading from NetWare 5.0 to NetWare 6: Field Notes (feature)
    Here are some very useful notes from Daren Roberts, a Novell Consultant in New Zealand, that just might save you a lot of time (and grief) when you upgrade to NetWare 6. Thanks, Daren!

    24 Feb 2003
    NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 4: NetWare Web Access Configuration (feature)
    Here is Part 4 of Joe Harmon's outstanding training series on NetWare 6 Web Infrastructure. This one explains the ins and outs of NetWare Web Access Configuration.

    24 Feb 2003
    Fixing the Disappearing Screensaver (tip)
    After performing a backup (Arcserve 7) Alex lost the screensaver from the server console. Here's his fix.

    24 Feb 2003
    Client Login Tips (tip)
    Here are a couple of nice tips to keep in mind in case you run into Client Login problems.

    20 Feb 2003
    Cool Tool: New and Improved Big Red NetWare Clock (trench)
    For those of you who can't stand to wear a watch, this is perfect. The Big Red NetWare Clock is an NLM that displays a large clock on the NetWare server console. You can toggle between 24-hour and 12-hour format, adjust the colour (if you can't take all that red...) and now use it as a screensaver.

    19 Feb 2003
    How Dave Does It: GroupWise Consolidation - Monitoring User Moves (trench)
    Here's the latest in the continuing series of GroupWise Consolidation articles by Dave Muldoon. This week Dave gives you information on monitoring user moves and what to watch for.

    19 Feb 2003
    Providing Effective GroupWise PIM Sync: A Pharmaceutical Case Study (trench)
    Come see how pharmaceutical sales reps used Pumatech's Enterprise Intellisync to extend GroupWise onto their mobile devices. Just what the doctor ordered...

    19 Feb 2003
    Using eDirectory to Manage Access to Postfix (trench)
    Here's how reader Tony Casciato has simplified his life by using eDirectory and OpenLDAP to manage access to his open source mail gateway, Postfix. Nice job Tony!

    18 Feb 2003
    NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 3: Increasing the Amount of RAM that Tomcat Can Use (feature)
    Here's the third installment of Joe Harmon's training series on how to integrate Basic Web Infrastructure (Web products) into Extended Web Infrastructure (solutions). Come find out exactly how to increase the amount of RAM available to Tomcat.

    18 Feb 2003
    Pay for Print for Wireless Users (tip)
    Paul Glenn figured out a cool way to allow the wireless users at the University of Kentucky to print though the pay-for-print system.

    13 Feb 2003
    iFolder for Micro Businesses (tip)
    Small businesses can use iFolder for an inexpensive and reliable backup solution, and they don't have to remember to switch tapes or anything. Slick for a busy small business owner.

    13 Feb 2003
    Boosting iFolder Access through Reverse Proxy (tip)
    If you're getting sluggish performance when you access iFolder through BorderManager or iChain reverse proxy, this nifty tip will do the trick. Thanks Nathan!

    13 Feb 2003
    Adding Multiple Users to iFolder Professional 2 for a Staged Roll-out (trench)
    If you need to muscle a lot of users into iFolder 2.0, take a look at how David Guest did it before you reinvent the wheel.

    13 Feb 2003
    Using NetDrive in University Computer Labs (trench)
    Jay Lee explains why they think NetDrive is the best solution for public computers. He shares how he configured NetDrive in the University computer labs for students and teachers.

    13 Feb 2003
    Installing iFolder 2.0 on a NetWare 5.1 Server (tip)
    We've had several letters from people wanting to know how to put iFolder 2 on a NetWare 5.x server. Here's the answer.

    12 Feb 2003
    BlackBerry for Novell GroupWise (feature)
    The BlackBerry Wireless handheld is one of the most popular ways of giving people on the go easy, convenient access to email. Learn about Novell's partner solutions that extend GroupWise access to RIM handheld devices.

    12 Feb 2003
    How to Block Email to Former Employees (feature)
    Check out this tip on how you can use GWAVA to create content filters to block all those Postmaster messages you receive for email being sent to employees that no longer work for your company.

    12 Feb 2003
    Rule to Accept Appointments When No Conflict Exists (tip)
    Sonya Travis shares a cool tip on how she uses a "No Conflict" rule that accepts appointments automatically when no conflict exists. Get the details here.

    12 Feb 2003
    Remove Duplicate Address Book Entries (tool)
    Removes duplicate entries from a personal address book.

    11 Feb 2003
    Setting up Apache on NetWare 6 as a Proxy Server (feature)
    Novell's David Chenworth explains in glorious detail how to make your Apache web server function as a proxy server, and how to configure your workstations to work with the proxy server. Don't miss this: it's a keeper.

    11 Feb 2003
    NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 2: Deployment (feature)
    Here's Part II of Joe Harmon's Web Infrastructure training. This multi-part series will help you understand the complexity of Web Infrastructure on NetWare 6.0. Part II addresses Deployment.

    11 Feb 2003
    Java-Based NetWare FTP Command Line Utilities 1.6 (feature)
    Check out these freshly updated Java-based NetWare-to-NetWare FTP-based utilities capable of single file, single directory or single directory tree FTP operations. They're free to a good home by the good grace of the generous Marc Savereux.

    11 Feb 2003
    Contextless Login Bug and Workaround (tip)
    Mark Saunders shares a workaround that helped him fix a problem with Contextless Login.

    11 Feb 2003
    CA Brightstor ARCserve 9 for NetWare 6 outperforms ARCserve 7 (feature)
    Come see the results of the recent Key Labs performance comparison of ARCserve 7 and ARCserve 9 on NetWare 6. Bottom line: ARCserve 9 showed a remarkable increase in performance. Also, don't miss the info about the special rebate. This could be your lucky day.

    5 Feb 2003
    How Dave Does It: GroupWise Consolidation - End User Impact (trench)
    In this third article of a series about GroupWise Consolidation, Dave Muldoon reviews potential issues that end users may experience during the move of their GroupWise account in a GroupWise 6 environment and how to prepare for them.

    5 Feb 2003
    Finding Potential Proxy Rights Errors In GroupWise (feature)
    Tay Kratzer explains how GroupWise 6 administrators can find out if users may have unknowingly given proxy rights to "<All User Access>", what the specific rights are, and if needed, how to remove them.

    5 Feb 2003
    SSL login on GroupWise WebAccess (tip)
    Charles Ransom shares a tip on how to force SSL login on GroupWise WebAccess without having to use filters, URL blocking, JavaScript, or modifying the templates. Get the details here.

    5 Feb 2003
    Central Michigan Community Hospital Success Story (feature)
    After evaluating alternative e-mail and calendaring applications, including Microsoft Exchange, Central Michigan Community Hospital chose Novell GroupWise 6 to reduce administrative overhead and protect its environment against virus attacks. Read the success story here.

    3 Feb 2003
    Preventing Nasty Broadcast Messages (tip)
    Here's how Daren Petersen keeps the students at his school from using the red N to send nasty-grams to everyone.

    3 Feb 2003
    Resetting Login for the Morning After (tip)
    Stop those "morning after" phone calls. Here's a handy trick for all the sys admins who login to someone else's computer to fix it, and then (ahem) forget to reset the login.

    3 Feb 2003
    Industry Coverage about Native File Access (tip)
    Check out this nice review of Native File Access in a recent Tech Republic.

    29 Jan 2003
    Leveraging Your GroupWise Investment To Increase Revenue (feature)
    You're in the hot seat to give your users solutions. Your solutions must be cost effective, quick to implement, and use your existing I.T. investment. Find out how ContactWise from GroupLink can help.

    29 Jan 2003
    Why Upgrade to GroupWise 6.5? (feature)
    If your organization hasn't yet heard how the new GroupWise 6.5 can improve your collaboration, then click here to quickly learn what the new and improved features can do for you.

    29 Jan 2003
    Rule to Filter Attachments for Viruses (tip)
    Jeff Bowen shares a rule that will search for specific attachment extensions and automatically delete them before a user can open them up.

    28 Jan 2003
    Thawing the Win2K Freeze (trench)
    R.B.Woods updates his article about how to fix the slow performance of Win2K workstations.

    28 Jan 2003
    Silent Install for iPrint Client (tip)
    For all those who dreamed of a way to get the iPrint client to silent install, this is for you!

    28 Jan 2003
    Set NDPS for Immediate Purge (tip)
    Aaron Jacob vouches for Immediate Purge to manage the buildup of useless stuff in NDPS.

    28 Jan 2003
    Interrupting ARCserve (tip)
    Come see how Dave Calhoun solved a problem with ARCserve hanging on a NetWare server while running a job.

    24 Jan 2003
    Immediate Purge of Deleted Files (tip)
    NetMail creates an enormous number of temporary files when processing messages. If these files are not purged, the volume quickly becomes full of deleted files. It is suggested to enable the "immediate purge of deleted files" option to prevent problems. Check out this TID from Novell Technical Support for details.

    22 Jan 2003
    How Dave Does It: GroupWise Consolidation - Project Guidelines (trench)
    In this week's article, Dave Muldoon covers general project guidelines that he has used to consolidate thousands of users. He also provides a list of items and time frames, which most administrators should be able to use for consolidating a GroupWise Post Office.

    22 Jan 2003
    Script to Copy GWIA Send/Receive Folders Automatically (feature)
    If you've ever had problems with a corrupted file that keeps abending the GWIA, here is a script from Jamie Glendinning that will automatically copy the GWIA folders with the corrupted file to temp folders so the server can start. Check it out.

    22 Jan 2003
    Forwarding Multiple Emails (tip)
    Updated: Christie Nader shares another great tip on how to forward multiple emails as attachments to a mail message.

    22 Jan 2003
    Visa Norway Increases Employee Productivity Using Novell GroupWise (feature)
    Using GroupWise, Visa Norway successfully created a new teamwork model that has dramatically improved employee productivity across all its departments. Read the success story here.

    22 Jan 2003
    Formativ Applet: Filing Assistant Solution (tool)
    Helps keep your email organized by moving one or more selected messages to folders based on the sender's domain name.

    21 Jan 2003
    Connecting to NetWare 5.x Server via TCP/IP & SLP with DOS boot disk (trench)
    Denny Hopkins explains how he created a boot disk that would allow the support team to re-image machines from images stored on their NetWare 5.1 servers over TCP/IP & SLP. Nice detailed info.

    21 Jan 2003
    Migrating Print Queues during Server Migration (tip)
    Charles Leclerc shares a quick tip on how to migrate standard print queues when doing a manual server migration (does not apply for NDPS).

    15 Jan 2003
    Prioritizing/Sorting Tasks in The Calendar View (tip)
    Ray Spencer shares a cool tip on how he prioritizes and sorts his tasks in the Calendar view.

    15 Jan 2003
    Formativ Applet: Set Reply Status (tool)
    Set the reply status for the selected message.

    14 Jan 2003
    Moving iFolder objects to Another Container (feature)
    Heads up: If you ever need to move iFolder objects to a different container, you'll need to follow these steps. (You can't use the usual administration tools, like ConsoleOne, so don't even try it...)

    14 Jan 2003
    Keep Your IE Favorites the Same (tip)
    One of the cool things you can do with iFolder is to keep your Internet Explorer Favorites in synch, so no matter where you go, your bookmarked urls follow you. Here's how.

    14 Jan 2003
    Backup Netscape Mail Automatically (tip)
    Here's another cool use of iFolder, from a Netscape mail user.

    14 Jan 2003
    Install iFolder Client to Make NetDrive Work (tip)
    Nathalie Romero learned this the hard way: you need to first install the iFolder client for NetDrive to work on a Windows 2000, Citrix MetaFrame server.

    14 Jan 2003
    Clustering iFolder (tip)
    Users have found there are some great advantages to using iFolder in a cluster. Here are a couple of examples.

    14 Jan 2003
    Don't use Groups to manage iFolder (tip)
    Here's a piece of advice from the school of hard knocks.

    13 Jan 2003
    Managing Jobs for NDPS printers (tip)
    Lukasz Lenart shares his method of giving users a simple way to manage jobs on NDPS Printers.

    13 Jan 2003
    Adding Trustee Rights To Many Files (tip)
    Adding trustee rights on a large number of individual files and directories takes a long time and is hard to manage. Roger Dills vouches for the new TRUSTEE.NLM.

    13 Jan 2003
    Running NNTP Java App on NetWare 6 (tip)
    Michael Enevold needed an easy solution for setting up and running an NNTP server. Here's what he came up with.

    13 Jan 2003
    Capture LPT Ports for NDPS Printing (tip)
    Here's a better way to capture LPT ports and print to NDPS printers.

    8 Jan 2003
    How Dave Does It: Let's Talk About GroupWise Consolidation (trench)
    In this week's article, Dave Muldoon covers GroupWise consolidation. The consolidated approach is one that most GroupWise Administrators are looking at today, as email has taken on such an important, mission-critical role and the overall cost of bandwidth has come down to affordable means.

    8 Jan 2003
    NotifyLink Enterprise Edition-GroupWise Version Evaluation Software (trench)
    Notify Technology would like to offer Novell GroupWise users a FREE 30 day trial evaluation of its NotifyLink Enterprise Edition-GroupWise Version software. NotifyLink provides GroupWise users with wireless access and management of their email, calendar, contacts, and tasks, via a variety of wireless 2-way devices.

    8 Jan 2003
    Planning for GroupWise 6.5 Integration with High Impact Users (feature)
    Our partners at GroupLink have developed tight integration between their product ContactWise and GroupWise -- aimed first at "High Impact" users. This integration also allows you to effortlessly upgrade to the next release of GroupWise (v6.5). Get all the details here.

    8 Jan 2003
    How to Recreate a Deleted GroupWise Account and Restore Email (tip)
    Tommy Mikkelsen needed to recreate a deleted GroupWise account for a customer and restore all of the email, but the only backup was one month old! Find out how he was able to recreate the account and restore all of the customer's email.

    8 Jan 2003
    Log GroupWise Activity With This Free Tool (feature)
    Updated: Chris Premo has made some enhancements to this popular tool he created to audit the email traffic going through the system he oversees. Download it here.

    8 Jan 2003
    Formativ Applet: Extract NGW Digest Messages (tool)
    Extracts all individual messages received in single 'digest' form from the NGW Digest listserver.

    6 Jan 2003
    Solving GroupWise Client Startup Problem (trench)
    Joe Whited had a problem with the GroupWise client looking for ngwnameserver1 at startup. Here's how he solved it.

    3 Jan 2003
    SMTP Display Name Utility for GWIA (trench)
    Check out this cool tool from Fred McMullen that will recreate the Display Name field on all outbound messages from the users property values in eDirectory. Download it here.

    3 Jan 2003
    Tracking Who's Out of the Office (tip)
    William MacLeod shares this cool tip on how his company uses GroupWise so they can see when employees are on vacation, sick, or out of the office for a few hours. Get the details here.

    23 Dec 2002
    Novell GroupWise vs. Microsoft Exchange Competitive Guide (feature)
    Novell GroupWise provides an attractive alternative to Microsoft Exchange customers. By migrating to GroupWise 6.x, you'll strengthen security, reduce costs, simplify administration and support and more. Read this new competitive guide for all the details.

    23 Dec 2002
    Create a GroupWise Calendar Shortcut (tip)
    Jeff Gardiner shares a cool tip on how to create a shortcut to your GroupWise calendar and have it pop up in a separate window.

    23 Dec 2002
    Philadelphia Area GroupWise Special Interest Group (SIG) (trench)
    The Philadelphia area GroupWise Special Interest Group is a local organization of System Administrators, Consultants, and Resellers that meet monthly to discuss GroupWise, related news, share ideas, talk with Novell, and participate in seminars. Find out more.

    19 Dec 2002
    Controlling Disk Space on Server (tip)
    Charles Hucks shares his method of finding huge files that are clogging up the server.

    19 Dec 2002
    Changing IP Address/Server Name on Multiple NW6 servers (tip)
    If you're contemplating a large-scale hardware upgrade, don't miss this great idea for creating a NetWare 6 image that will go on your new DS Master servers.

    19 Dec 2002
    Restricting Viewable Drives in NetStorage (trench)
    Chris Bailey shares a great idea for securing NetStorage. Here's a simple alteration to their login scripts that determine where the staff member is logging in from -- school or NetStorage.

    19 Dec 2002
    Portlock Storage Manager and NetWare (feature)
    Heads Up: if you are planning to migrate to a new storage device, you may want to take a look at Portlock Storage Manager, from our partners at Portlock Software. It allows easy server recovery and migration from local disks to other media.

    19 Dec 2002
    Extreme Network Security from Blue Lance (feature)
    Network security is one of the most critical jobs of the corporate IT department. If you're on the team that worries about security, you should take a look at this Novell partner, Blue Lance, Inc. Their LT Auditor+ auditing product is quietly providing rock solid security to businesses like banks, insurance companies, and other financial institutions with extreme security issues.

    18 Dec 2002
    Getting Voicemail in your GroupWise Client (trench)
    Here's the latest in a series of articles from our partners at TOPCALL. This article describes the process of how you can have voicemails sent to a GroupWise inbox and have control over all messages in the inbox (voicemail, fax and email) from any telephone.

    18 Dec 2002
    LifePath Hospice Migrates from Microsoft Exchange to Novell GroupWise (feature)
    LifePath Hospice migrates from Microsoft Exchange to Novell GroupWise to improve security, reliability and remote access for 800 employees. Read the success story here.

    18 Dec 2002
    Formativ Applet: Mailbox Statistics (tool)
    Produce a statistical report on the volume of messages you sent and received during a user-specified period.

    18 Dec 2002
    Tip: Symantec AntiVirus Product Information (tip)
    Mike Sherer shares what he has learned about Symantec's CarrierScan product and product licensing. Check it out.

    11 Dec 2002
    GroupWise Create Calendar Utility Web (CCUweb) (tool)
    Creates individual department, school, resource or combined school district Web calendars by extracting the data from individual GroupWise accounts.

    11 Dec 2002
    Implementing a High Availability Web Access Solution with GroupWise 6 (feature)
    Tay Kratzer has written a new AppNote that describes a high availability Web Access solution that allows GroupWise 6 users to access their email and other collaboration tools via the Web.

    11 Dec 2002
    How to Blind Copy a Group with Group Name Showing in the To: Field (tip)
    Peter Kall shares a tip on how you can blind copy all members of a group, but still have the group name show up in the To: field.

    11 Dec 2002
    CCUWeb with Auto-Sync and Auto-Import (trench)
    Check out this cool solution from Omni Technology Solutions that allows you to publish your calendars and activities on a Web site. Find out more and download a trial version here.

    11 Dec 2002
    GroupWise 6.5 Offers New Look, Easier Extensions (feature)
    In a recent Advisor magazine article, Matt Smith spoke with Novell's GroupWise Product Manager, Howard Tayler to learn more about GroupWise 6.5.

    11 Dec 2002
    Formativ Applet: Add URLs to Message (tool)
    Easily insert Web site references (URLs) into a message you're creating.

    4 Dec 2002
    How Dave Does It: Un-exploited Features of the GroupWise Client Application (trench)
    In this week's article, Dave Muldoon covers some of the "unexploited features of the GroupWise client application". Learn about saving filters, archiving, proxy settings, vacation rules and more. Check it out!

    4 Dec 2002
    Formativ Applet: Categories (tool)
    Assign any GroupWisemessage to one or more user-defined categories and use the 'Category View' applet to view and manage all items you have associated with categories.

    4 Dec 2002
    Synching your iPaq (tip)
    Kai Reichert shares a tip on how to keep files on your iPaq synched to all desktops via iFolder.

    4 Dec 2002
    Get Quick Download of VPN Software (tip)
    Mitchell explains how he used iFolder to enable executives to get VPN on their home machines in record time.

    4 Dec 2002
    Create a Hard Link to Files (tip)
    Humzah shares a method of creating a symbolic/hard link to the file or folder using ln.exe.

    27 Nov 2002
    Case Study: Voice-over-IP Messaging into GroupWise Using TOPCALL (trench)
    Read how the RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is using TOPCALL's Communications Server ONE and Novell GroupWise to streamline both its business processes and communications infrastructure. Voice, fax and email services are seamlessly integrated with Novell GroupWise. Get the details here.

    27 Nov 2002
    How to Force SSL login on GroupWise WebAccess (tip)
    Robert Stout shares a tip on how to force SSL login on GroupWise WebAccess without using filters or URL blocking. Get the details here.

    27 Nov 2002
    Formativ Applet: View Sent Items (tool)
    Change the folder view withthe click of a button to temporarily display only the sent items within that folder.

    20 Nov 2002
    How Dave Does It: GroupWise Client Application Best Practices (trench)
    Battle-hardened Dave Muldoon, lone GroupWise administrator for over 11,000 users, shares his secrets in an exclusive series of articles. This week, he shares his best practices regarding the usage and tuning of the GroupWise client. Before you reinvent the wheel, come see How Dave Does It.

    20 Nov 2002
    Troubleshooting User Move Problems with GroupWise 6 (feature)
    If you need help troubleshooting user move problems, check out this new AppNote that helps you determine exactly where the move is failing and gives you step-by-step instructions on how to fix it.

    13 Nov 2002
    Enhance SAP Workflow and GroupWise Communications with TOPCALL (trench)
    Many companies are struggling with developing a way to leverage existing systems to stretch the budget and maximize the use of information systems for workflow and communications. One of the biggest struggles is finding the best way to integrate SAP workflow with GroupWise. TOPCALL has identified a solution using XML and integration software for both SAP and GroupWise. Get the details here.

    13 Nov 2002
    Cool Tool: Enterprise User and Import Management Utility (EMU) (trench)
    Here is a cool tool from Omni Technology Solutions that will allow administrators of large networks to quickly and easily bulk import and manage large numbers of NetMail accounts, group memberships, organizational roles and home directories. Download a trial version here.

    7 Nov 2002
    Why Use NetDrive? (tip)
    A lot of new users have been wondering what NetDrive is, and if there's any advantage to using it over a browser to access files. Here's the scoop.

    7 Nov 2002
    Keeping Teaching Materials at your Fingertips (tip)
    A college professor explains how he uses iFolder to keep class rosters, grades, notes, and everything else handy.

    7 Nov 2002
    Synching Outlook Express Files (tip)
    Charlie Kubly explains how he uses iFolder to keep his Outlook Express files the same on my home and work computer.

    7 Nov 2002
    Accessing iFolder with NAT (tip)
    This is not new, but judging by the number of questions it's generated on the support forums it deserves more publicity.

    7 Nov 2002
    Sharing Files with Consultants (tip)
    If your company works with outside consultants a lot, you know that sharing secure documents and keeping them synched up is a serious issue. See how iFolder has helped these guys create a good place to collaborate with outsiders.

    6 Nov 2002
    Notify Technology Enhances its Wireless Enterprise Server Solution For GroupWise (trench)
    Notify Technology recently announced that it will provide Novell GroupWise users with wireless access and management of their email, calendar, contacts, and tasks via a variety of wireless 2-way devices using its NotifyLink Enterprise software. Find out more.

    6 Nov 2002
    Finding Users With Large Attachments In A GroupWise 6 Post Office (feature)
    Here's an article by Tay Kratzer that will help GroupWise administrators identify users who are using up disk space with large attachments.

    30 Oct 2002
    Using SAP with GroupWise for Business Communications (trench)
    Our partners at TOPCALL cover some of the challenges companies encounter when looking to add communications, like email, voicemail, fax, paging, etc, to an environment that runs SAP and GroupWise. Read TOPCALL's solutions for these challenges here.

    30 Oct 2002
    How to do a Top Down Rebuild on GroupWise 6 (tip)
    If you need to perform a top down rebuild on your GroupWise 6 system, don't miss this great TID from Novell Technical Support that gives you step-by-step instructions on how to do it.

    30 Oct 2002
    Cool Tool: GWCheck.log Parser (trench)
    Here is a new tool recently submitted that will create reports on your GroupWise users' mailbox sizes. Download it here.

    30 Oct 2002
    Formativ Applet: Copy FromText to Clipboard (tool)
    Copies the FromText field ofa selected GroupWise message to the Windows clipboard.

    25 Oct 2002
    GWCHECK.LOG Parser (tool)
    For getting users' mailbox size from GWCHECK.LOG.

    23 Oct 2002
    Blackberry for Novell GroupWise (trench)
    Consilient Technologies has announced it will provide Novell GroupWise users with wireless access to email via the BlackBerry platform from Research In Motion Limited (RIM) using MX software. Read about it here.

    23 Oct 2002
    Setting up GroupWise WebAccess with Apache and Tomcat on Solaris (tip)
    Here's a new TID from Novell Technical Support that will help you set up GroupWise WebAccess 6.0 using the Apache WebServer and Tomcat servlet gateway on Solaris.

    23 Oct 2002
    Carlton Television Chooses Novell GroupWise over Microsoft Exchange (feature)
    Carlton Television wanted to synchronize its two disparate email systems into one efficient collaboration tool, offering their employees email, scheduling and calendaring functionality-anytime, or anywhere. Read this success story and find out why they chose Novell GroupWise.

    21 Oct 2002
    SyncWisePro5 (tool)
    Provides comprehensive synchronization facilities between GroupWise 5 and any PalmOS connected organizer.

    21 Oct 2002
    SyncWisePro6 (tool)
    Provides comprehensive synchronization facilities between GroupWise 6 and any PalmOS connected organizer.

    17 Oct 2002
    GroupLink and Computhink Integrate ContactWise and ViewWise (trench)
    GroupWise partners GroupLink and Computhink have forged a partnership to integrate their products ContactWise and ViewWise. Through this alliance, businesses will benefit from a single, comprehensive view of all relevant data needed during customer transactions. And ... GroupWise is the central component in this powerful business solution. Find out more.

    17 Oct 2002
    Cool Tool: GroupWise Footnote (trench)
    GroupWise Footnote scans incoming email messages for virus infections and can also add global signatures to outgoing Internet messages. Find out more and download a trial version here.

    16 Oct 2002
    Formativ Applet: Accounting Codes System Example (tool)
    Accounting codes to appointments in GroupWise.

    15 Oct 2002
    GroupWise Footnote (tool)
    Add global signatures and perform Virus scanning.

    10 Oct 2002
    GW Strip (tool)
    Strip attachments from incoming/sent messages

    9 Oct 2002
    Store Exchange PST Files (tip)
    Ever forget to backup your Exchange PST files? iFolder can help.

    9 Oct 2002
    iFolder Fault Tolerance (tip)
    Here's a nifty way to have iFolder Fault Tolerance. Great idea!

    9 Oct 2002
    Work from Home with iFolder (tip)
    Chris loves iFolder because it lets him work more efficiently from home.

    9 Oct 2002
    LDAP Syntax (tip)
    Bruce Jones shares a syntax gotcha that could be hanging you up. Check it out.

    9 Oct 2002
    If the Internet Won't Let you Login (feature)
    If you're having trouble logging in to iFolder via the Internet (at home, or on the road), and are baffled because you're able to login to it at work via the LAN just fine, listen up.

    9 Oct 2002
    Novell iFolder Professional Edition 2.0 (feature)
    Don't miss the new article in Novell Connection magazine that lays out the advantages offered by Professional Edition 2.0. It's just right for showing your bosses to help convince them to buy it.

    8 Oct 2002
    Cool Tool: Strip Attachments From Your Email (trench)
    Brian Anderson shares a C3PO he created that will remove attachments from your email, but keep the original message. Download it here.

    8 Oct 2002
    Novell ViewpoiNts Newsletter with Research from Gartner (feature)
    This informative newsletter focuses on how to improve business performance by extending email, and features key research on the subject from Gartner.

    3 Oct 2002
    Callware's Unified Messaging Solution for GroupWise (trench)
    Callware Technologies recently released CallegraWEB Portal for Novell GroupWise. The portal appears as a folder in the GroupWise client, which when selected, displays the CallegraWEB interface with full voicemail and fax functionality inside the GroupWise client. Get all the details here.

    3 Oct 2002
    Managing POP3 and IMAP4 Accounts With Novell GroupWise 6 (feature)
    Having multiple email accounts may be nice, or even necessary, but they can be difficult to manage. GroupWise 6 provides the ability to interact with POP and IMAP servers for easy mail collection, organization and storage. Your mail can be received from multiple accounts and collected into your GroupWise inbox. Get the instructions on how to set it up here.

    2 Oct 2002
    Formativ Applet: Publish Distribution List (tool)
    List members of the selected GroupWise distribution list in a Formativ 1.5 portal.

    26 Sep 2002
    Provide Secure Customer Data Reports Using ContactWise 6.1 (feature)
    Reports ... reports!! Administrators and Executives love the reports this new eDirectory/GroupWise enabled application provides. Get the details here.

    26 Sep 2002
    A Simple Way to Recreate Deleted GroupWise Users (tip)
    Ruud van der Zwet shares an easy way to recreate a deleted GroupWise user and restore their mail, appointments, etc... Check it out.

    26 Sep 2002
    Records Retention in a GroupWise Environment - A Follow Up (feature)
    Lindsey Johnstone discusses the progress being made toward an open records system, and the requirements to retain and divulge on-demand, messages on an enterprise level.

    24 Sep 2002
    Formativ Applet: Import Excel Data into an Address Book (tool)
    Import Microsoft Excel spreadsheet data into an address book.

    18 Sep 2002
    Freshly Updated: The GroupWise 6 Upgrade Guide (feature)
    Heads up: GroupWise experts Tay Kratzer and Danita Zanre have updated their GroupWise 6 Upgrade Guide to include information specific to GroupWise 6, Support Pack 2. We have been given permission to publish Chapter 6 here on Cool Solutions for you. Chapter 6 contains exclusive information about SETUPIP that isn't published anywhere else. So don't miss it!

    18 Sep 2002
    Company Archive Policy Change Makes Big Difference (feature)
    In a recent NetWork World Fusion newsletter, Michael Osterman writes about a company that uses Novell GroupWise and how implementing a simple archive policy change had an important impact on their overall mail system performance. Find out more.

    18 Sep 2002
    Formativ Applet: White Pages (tool)
    Creates a 'White Pages' view of a GroupWise address book.

    12 Sep 2002
    Novell GroupWise vs. Microsoft Exchange Live Debate (Archived) (feature)
    If you missed the live debate between Howard Tayler, Novell's Product Manager for GroupWise and Exchange expert Wayne Dunn of AimNet Solutions, don't worry, you can watch the archived recording here.

    12 Sep 2002
    Dynamically Publish Calendar and Folder Information to the Web using GWExtranet (trench)
    Our partners at The Messaging Architects have recently released a new product called GWExtranet. GWExtranet is a web application that will dynamically publish GroupWise calendar and folder information and make it available to anyone using a web browser... Great for schools, communities, businesses and more!

    12 Sep 2002
    Creating Rules in GroupWise WebAccess (tip)
    Quick Tip: Creating rules in WebAccess is easy. Here is a quick tip that gives you step-by-step instructions on how you can create rules that will forward, move, reply to and delete messages automatically!

    11 Sep 2002
    Formativ Applet: Add Signature (tool)
    Add an HTML or plain text signature to a message at the current cursor position.

    5 Sep 2002
    GroupWise 6 WebAccess High Availability (trench)
    Tay Kratzer got permission to give us an exclusive preview of one of his upcoming presentations at the Advisor Summit Conference for GroupWise. Enjoy. And if you like it, you need to be at the conference.

    5 Sep 2002
    Secure Your Sales and Customer Data using ContactWise 6.1 (feature)
    GroupLink's new ContactWise 6.1 gives you a secure user friendly interface to customer data and sales automation data - - - enabling you to deliver higher customer satisfaction and enhanced profitability. Get the details here.

    5 Sep 2002
    How to Forward Multiple Emails (tip)
    Quick Tip: We have received a few questions asking how to forward multiple emails as attachments to a mail message. In GroupWise 6 it's easy. Get the instructions here.

    5 Sep 2002
    GroupWise 6 Shortcut Keys (tip)
    Have you ever wanted to use shortcut keys when using GroupWise but can't remember what they are? Here is a list of the GroupWise 6 shortcut keys to help you out. Print it out and tape it to your computer.

    4 Sep 2002
    Formativ Applet: Create Task with Selected Message (tool)
    Create a posted task and add the selected message as an attachment.

    4 Sep 2002
    Stash your Travel Papers in iFolder (tip)
    This has the unmistakable ring of truth. Looks like Marcus has been there, done that, and doesn't ever want to do it without iFolder again.

    4 Sep 2002
    Goodbye GroupWise Remote - Hello iFolder (tip)
    Here's an ingenious way to couple GroupWise Document Management with iFolder. Thanks to Stuart Gunnis for this time saver!

    4 Sep 2002
    Modifying iFolder LDAP settings and Admin accounts on an IIS server (feature)
    On the IIS server all settings defined during the installation of iFolder for the LDAP server and Admin users are stored in the system registry. If you would like to modify these settings, here's a list of the ones you can change. (Not for the faint of heart...)

    4 Sep 2002
    Configuring iFolder on a Clustered Volume (feature)
    If you've got a Clustered Volume in place and would like to add iFolder to the mix, here's how to do it.

    3 Sep 2002
    Configuring iPrint Auto-Client Update (trench)
    To prompt or not to prompt? There's a configuration setting in the iprint.ini file that allows you to prompt (or not) users before updated iPrint client software is installed on their workstation. Get the details here.

    3 Sep 2002
    iFolder Helpers (tip)
    If you're running iFolder (or plan to) here are a couple of resources that you can access post install. One contains the Quick Start guide and other important info and the other lets you manage your users' iFolder accounts.

    3 Sep 2002
    NetWare 6 Ports Matrix (tip)
    If you're setting up an app on NetWare 6 that requires an IP port, this matrix will keep you from bumping another service off the radar.

    3 Sep 2002
    Mimimize Your Network Traffic by Turning RIP Off for TCP/IP (tip)
    Here's a nice explanation of how to turn off RIP and reduce overhead on the CPU and on the wire. Tuck this into your optimization bag of tricks.

    3 Sep 2002
    Configuring Auto-Reply for New Messages (tip)
    User Tip: If you're going be out of the office for a while, you can configure NetMail to automatically reply to your email messages while you are away. Here are the instructions to set it up.

    30 Aug 2002
    Open File Manager: v8.1 for NetWare 6 Now Available (feature)
    St Bernard Software has just began shipping their "Open File Manager" backup software for NetWare 6. Get the lowdown, and the free-trial download, here.

    30 Aug 2002
    Installing the NetWare Client for the Visually Impaired (tip)
    If you have special situations in your workplace that require the Novell Client be configured for the visually impaired, here's how.

    30 Aug 2002
    Fix for Users Who are Consuming Two Licenses Per Connection (tip)
    If you've noticed that your users are consuming two licenses when they log into your NetWare 6 server (but you aren't getting twice the work out of them) here's a fix.

    30 Aug 2002
    Advice for Upgrading Apache on NetWare 6 (tip)
    We've had a lot of readers ask us how, when, and where they can upgrade the Apache software that comes with NetWare 6 -- just 'cause they can. Senior software engineer Brad Nicholes shares some guidelines.

    29 Aug 2002
    GroupWise 6 = High ROI, Low TCO (tip)
    Try out this new ROI/TCO tool created by Nucleus Research for GroupWise customers. Apply it to your own company and see the outstanding results for yourself! Download it here.

    29 Aug 2002
    MX - Wireless Email Server Integration for BlackBerry (trench)
    If you've been looking for a solution that provides wireless email access between a BlackBerry Wireless Handheld device and Novell GroupWise, check out Consilient's new product called MX. MX is a wireless Mail eXtension Solution for corporate email servers such as Novell GroupWise. Read about it here.

    26 Aug 2002
    Support Pack 2 NSS Modules Available for NetWare 6 (tip)
    If you've applied -- or are thinking about applying -- Support Pack 2 to your NetWare 6 servers, here are some newly-released modules for Novell Storage Services.

    26 Aug 2002
    Putting AdRem's Server Manager to the Test (feature)
    If you've ever wondered what a Server Management software package could do for you, wonder no more. Jeff Hughes installed a copy of AdRem's Server Manager 4.0 and logged his report here.

    26 Aug 2002
    Reinstalling Novell Advanced Audit Services (tip)
    Sometimes the best way to get a troubled install to work is uninstall and start from a clean slate. Here are the step-by-steps for uninstalling Novell Advanced Audit Services (NAAS) should you be faced with an install that won't.

    22 Aug 2002
    GroupWise and Sales Force Automation (SFA) (feature)
    Our friends at GroupLink know what matters most to end users of GroupWise ... ease of use, and ROI. Improve sales and customer relationships while leveraging your GroupWise investment.

    22 Aug 2002
    GroupWise 6 Demo (trench)
    Paulo Ferreira shares a great ScreenCam presentation that shows off some of the cooler features of GroupWise 6. Download it here.

    22 Aug 2002
    Leading Steel Manufacturer Boasts 253% ROI from Novell Collaboration Solution. (feature)
    The Ellwood Group chose Novell's GroupWise 6 to address its collaboration and communication needs. GroupWise 6 offers the Ellwood Group an array of superior communication tools, including e-mail, voicemail, calendaring and document management. Read about it here.

    22 Aug 2002
    Help Viewing Help (tip)
    Heads Up: the documentation department told us that some people are getting an error when they go to view the online Help in Novell products. Let us know if this has happened to you, and get the fix here.

    22 Aug 2002
    Hot Summary Statistics (feature)
    When Laura Chappell says a product is hot, we listen. Read how Laura uses the Summary Statistics window in Wild Packets' EtherPeek analyzer in this Novell Connection article.

    22 Aug 2002
    Auditing Who and How Much Your Printers are Printing (tip)
    Here's a tip that'll walk you through setting up auditing on your NDPS printers so you can put a finger on the pulse of your company's printing needs.

    22 Aug 2002
    RCONAG6.NLM for Servers Running NW6SP2 (tip)
    Here's a download, courtesy of the deep thinkers in Novell Technical Services, that'll fix a bit of a security issue if you use RConsoleJ with NetWare 6 SP2.

    21 Aug 2002
    Writing Start-up Code for NLMs (feature)
    Russell Bateman details how to get your NLMs up and running with your very own start-up code. Since Russell wrote the original NetWare start-up code, we figured this source to be one of our more credible.

    21 Aug 2002
    Help Viewing Help (tip)
    Heads Up: the documentation department told us that some people are getting an error when they go to view the online Help in Novell products. Let us know if this has happened to you, and get the fix here.

    14 Aug 2002
    GroupWise 6 Support Pack 2 (feature)
    Heads Up -- there's a new support pack available for GroupWise 6. It contains updates for all components contained in the GroupWise 6 product, and replaces the GroupWise 6 Support Pack 1. Download it here.

    14 Aug 2002
    Using ViewWise at Meyer Corporation Case Study (trench)
    Read how Meyer Corporation uses Computhink's ViewWise software and Novell's GroupWise client to digitize, integrate and archive thousands of shipping documents. Meyer Corporation expects that the added efficiency will reduce overtime costs by 50%. Get all the details here.

    14 Aug 2002
    Cool Tool: GroupWise Email Enhancement (GEE) (trench)
    Download a trial version of GroupWise Email Enhancement (GEE) from Omni Technology Solutions Inc. GEE provides GroupWise virus scan enabling services directly on NetWare servers and requires no additional hardware, software, workstations or operating systems!

    14 Aug 2002
    Novell's New Security Alerts Policy (feature)
    In light of increased customer interest in Internet-related security and the migration of Novell's products to the Internet Protocol, Novell is taking steps to better inform our customers and partners about security alerts.

    13 Aug 2002
    Comparing Novell's Collaboration Products (feature)
    Here is a quick overview of the features available in NetMail XE, NetMail and GroupWise 6.

    13 Aug 2002
    Novell's New Security Alerts Policy (feature)
    In light of increased customer interest in Internet-related security and the migration of Novell's products to the Internet Protocol, Novell is taking steps to better inform our customers and partners about security alerts.

    13 Aug 2002
    Collecting Messages From Other Email Accounts (tip)
    User Tip: If you have multiple email accounts, you can set up NetMail to retrieve messages from your other accounts using the proxy feature. Here is a quick tip to show you how to set it up.

    12 Aug 2002
    Just Released: Novell NetWare Server Consolidation Utility (feature)
    How would you like to move volumes and directories from one NetWare server to another, with their eDirectory rights intact? Here's a very cool utility, just released by Novell, that allows you do to just that. Check it out!

    12 Aug 2002
    Using PKIDiag to Detect and Repair Certificate Problems (trench)
    Ever run into problems creating or using existing SSL Certificates? Andreas Bach shows you how to diagnose and repair these critical problems using a gem of a tool he's come across.

    12 Aug 2002
    Track and Graph Storage Services Stats with TrendNSS (trench)
    Here's a nifty add-on, just released by James Drews, that allows you to hook into Novell Storage Services and track trending statistics like CPU Utilization, Disk IO, LAN IO, and more. Did we mention that James is giving this one away for free?

    12 Aug 2002
    Green (and other colored) Book Standards for NetWare (tip)
    Green Book, Red Book, Blue Book, ...huh? Bone up on your knowledge of the infamous Rainbow series of trusted computer security documents, published by the US Government. Then you'll be able to brag to your friends that NetWare 6 complies with Green Book standards for document shredding!

    12 Aug 2002
    Novell's New Security Alerts Policy (feature)
    In light of increased customer interest in Internet-related security and the migration of Novell's products to the Internet Protocol, Novell is taking steps to better inform our customers and partners about security alerts.

    8 Aug 2002
    Beware of the & in Passwords (tip)
    Scott Villinski shares a password gotcha.

    8 Aug 2002
    Setting up Apache to listen on a Public and Private IP Address on NetWare 6 (feature)
    On NetWare 6 there are two instances of Apache. One runs the Web Manager and one runs iFolder. This article covers both configurations.

    8 Aug 2002
    iFolder Client Install Problem (tip)
    Mark explains why it's so important to have "My Documents" pointing to your hard drive when you're installing iFolder.

    8 Aug 2002
    Work on Your Website Using iFolder (tip)
    Here's a nice use for iFolder: keep web page files sync'd between the people who maintain your web site.

    8 Aug 2002
    Abend Fix (tip)
    Ian's iFolder server kept hard rebooting until he discovered this nice little trick.

    8 Aug 2002
    Why iFolder Might Fail to Load after installing GroupWise 6 (tip)
    Some people are finding that a perfectly good iFolder client has a problem after they install GroupWise 6. Here's why.

    8 Aug 2002
    GroupLink ContactWise 6.1 (feature)
    Our partners at GroupLink recently released ContactWise 6.1. New features include "Group-to-Individual" level security, a robust and simplified download/installation process, and Sales Force Automation (SFA). Find out more and get a FREE download here.

    5 Aug 2002
    NetWare 6 Tuning Tips (tip)
    If you don't have a lot of faith in the self-tuning features of NetWare 6, here's a tip or two that might help you squeeze some extra horsepower out of your servers (or at least help you appreciate the self-tuning functionality).

    5 Aug 2002
    Speeding Up the NetWare 6 Migration Wizard (trench)
    Jason Hite has devised a way to cut the time it takes to upgrade to NetWare 6 using the Migration Wizard. Get his formula -- and an update from Kristie McCusker -- here.

    5 Aug 2002
    iFolder Professional Edition 2.0 Licensing Change (feature)
    Upgrade protection is becoming a better and better deal. iFolder Professional Edition 2.0 has just been added to the list of reasons to re-up for this valuable service.

    5 Aug 2002
    Configuring Your Cluster to Send eMail Event Notifications (tip)
    Here's a tip to help you set up your Novell Cluster Services to keep you in the loop. Take these steps and you can have your cluster email you whenever it's taking care of an event (like a fail-over) that you really want to know about.

    2 Aug 2002
    Creating a Sent Items Folder (tip)
    User Tip: By default, copies of sent messages are not retained in your NetMail mailbox. You need to create and designate a folder to store copies of sent messages. Here is a tip to show you how to set it up.

    2 Aug 2002
    Enabling LDAP Authentication with GroupWise 6 (tip)
    If you need help setting up LDAP authentication for your GroupWise users, this article has step-by-step instructions on how to enable LDAP Authentication for GroupWise 6.

    2 Aug 2002
    Common LDAP Errors reported by the POA (tip)
    Common LDAP Errors reported by the POA.

    29 Jul 2002
    Client Upgrades: Quelling User Prompts (tip)
    Here's a tip from Mark Schouls that will keep those pesky prompts from popping up while you upgrade the NetWare Clients on your user's machines. Give it a try.

    29 Jul 2002
    Configuring Your IP Print Solution (trench)
    If you're taking steps to move your network away from IPX , here's a tip from Jason Langdon. He went with an LPD (Line Printer Daemon) client and learned a thing or two about configuration along the way. Get your education here.

    25 Jul 2002
    GWIA Log Utility (feature)
    Jim MacLachlan shares a utility that allows administrators to get reports out of the GWIA logs. This utility is designed to give you an overview of the messages that the GWIA is passing. You can track the daily traffic, how many emails a particular user sent during the day or month, and more!

    24 Jul 2002
    GWIA Log Utility (tool)
    Allows administrators to get reports out of the GWIA logs.

    22 Jul 2002
    Moving to New Hardware ... Gracefully (trench)
    Here's a bit of information we plucked out of the support forums that details a clever way to upgrade your server hardware without changing a lot of your server settings. This also helps you avoid problems with other services on the network by making the upgrade transparent to them.

    22 Jul 2002
    ConsoleOne Snap-In Tips (tip)
    We found Wallace Marks perched on a rock in the forums preaching the virtues of ConsoleOne. He spoke of how to get the most out of the various snap ins that, well, snap in to ConsoleOne and give it amazing powers. That's our story and we're sticking to it.

    22 Jul 2002
    Limiting Access to Console Resources (feature)
    Dave Kearns carries a tool on his belt that every NetWare administrator should know about -- SecureConsole. Check out what Dave likes about this tool and why.

    22 Jul 2002
    Simplifying Across-The-Wire Upgrades (tip)
    Here's a tip from reader Robert Stout that describes how he swaps out an old server for a brand new one without making any IP address changes. Sounds like a real time saver.

    22 Jul 2002
    Tuning the NetWare 6 TCP/IP Stack via SET Parameters (feature)
    Bonus material for the highly techy among us. The AppNotes team has put together this piece explaining how to tune things like the TCP Retransmission Threshold from NetWare 6's command line.

    22 Jul 2002
    NDS Health Check Procedures (tip)
    Before installing NetMail 3.1, it is suggested to run a system check to ensure the NDS tree is healthy and synchronized. Make sure you check out this TID from Novell Technical Support that outlines NDS health check procedures for NetWare and other supported platforms.

    18 Jul 2002
    NetWare 6 Selected as Best Operating System (feature)
    In the InfoWorld Readers' Choice Awards 2002, Novell NetWare 6 was chosen Best Operating System Product by those who actually use technology to run their businesses.

    18 Jul 2002
    Updated Apache for NetWare Released (feature)
    According to a Netcraft survey, more of the world's web sites are powered by Apache web server software than all other brands combined. Here's where you can download your own copy of -- the recently updated -- Apache on NetWare.

    18 Jul 2002
    Benchmarking NetWare (tip)
    If you're looking for a way to benchmark your NetWare servers for testing, comparison, or just for the heck of it; here are a few options.

    18 Jul 2002
    Greasing the Restore Skids (trench)
    Here's a tip from David Schon to speed up that critical restore for the boss.

    18 Jul 2002
    Install Tips for Running PHP on NetWare (tip)
    If you haven't tried PHP on NetWare yet, here are a few pointers -- from Novell Sales Consultant Willem de Pater -- to get you through the install.

    18 Jul 2002
    NetWare as an MP3 Jukebox? (feature)
    If you're looking for a way to liven up the office while giving your NetWare servers some real files to share, turn your server into a MP3 jukebox with this open source offering.

    18 Jul 2002
    Data Recovery Services to the Rescue (feature)
    If you just deleted all the user files on your company's server, you may need more help than we can offer. Here's a list of data recovery services just in case.

    18 Jul 2002
    Novell GroupWise 6 Selected as Best Collaboration Product (feature)
    In the InfoWorld Readers' Choice Awards 2002, Novell GroupWise 6 was chosen Best Collaboration Product by those who actually purchase and use technology to run their businesses.

    18 Jul 2002
    Multilingual Speller Install Utility (feature)
    Novell Technical Support has provided a new utility that makes installing the GroupWise 6 Speller quick and easy when multiple language support is needed. Download it here.

    17 Jul 2002
    Multilingual Speller Install Utility (tool)
    Support the collaboration of multiple languages from the workstation.

    12 Jul 2002
    GroupWise Calstart (tool)
    View calendar on GroupWise startup.

    12 Jul 2002
    Configuring Netscape Messenger to Access MyRealBox (tip)
    Read this tip on how to configure Netscape Messenger to access your NetMail account.

    11 Jul 2002
    How to Reset the User's Pass Phrase (feature)
    From the brilliant and long-suffering guys in the Novell IS&T group, here's a very handy cheat sheet to help you reset the iFolder Pass Phrase if (when) someone forgets it.

    11 Jul 2002
    iFolder Developer Kit (tip)
    You can develop your own iFolder client that can read, write, create, delete, and rename files on an iFolder server with the iFolder Developer Kit.

    11 Jul 2002
    Backup iFolder Information on the Server Side (tip)
    If the iFolder directory is backed up it can be restored, but there are some important things to remember.

    11 Jul 2002
    Installing iFolder on NetWare 5.1 (tip)
    We've heard from some folks who want to know roughly how long they should expect to spend installing iFolder on NetWare 5.1. Here's the scoop.

    11 Jul 2002
    Keeping Track of Projects (trench)
    Tim Dennis finds iFolder perfect for working on his weekly reports.

    10 Jul 2002
    WebAccess for GroupWise 6 and GroupWise 5 Users (feature)
    If you're in the process of upgrading to GroupWise 6, some users may still be using GroupWise 5 while others use GroupWise 6. In this Novell Connection article, Tay Kratzer explains how you can set up GroupWise 6 WebAccess for both GroupWise 6 and GroupWise 5 users.

    10 Jul 2002
    GroupWise School Admin Tips (trench)
    We asked our school system administrators to share their pet tips and tricks, and we got some nice nuggets from the school of hard knocks. These suggestions range from basic to advanced, but they're all tried and true by working professionals. No matter how basic an idea is, if it solves your problem, it's perfect.

    10 Jul 2002
    GroupWise Address Book Utility (feature)
    Check out this great utility from Toffa International that will import/export between a GroupWise Address Book and a CSV file. Download it here.

    10 Jul 2002
    Start GroupWise in Calendar View (trench)
    Brian Anderson sent in a C3PO tool that will allow users to startup GroupWise in the calendar view without the need for desktop shortcuts. Download it here.

    10 Jul 2002
    Iris Pure eMail by Caledonia (feature)
    Caledonia Network Consulting recently announced their new email service "Iris Pure eMail by Caledonia". Iris Pure eMail provides both anti-virus and anti-spam services for your email system. Get all the details here.

    9 Jul 2002
    Cutting Restore Time by Improving Transfer Speed (tip)
    In the process of upgrading their 80-plus servers to NetWare 6, Jason Rooth and team figured out how to get the backup data onto their new systems in record time. Get the scoop here.

    8 Jul 2002
    NDPS Management Tip from the Trenches (trench)
    Here's a tip from the desk of frequent contributor and NetWare guru Tommy Mikkelsen. Tommy ran into some problems configuring his NDPS printers over his company WAN. Here's the switch he used to get things up and running.

    8 Jul 2002
    Cluster Enabling Your DNS Service (tip)
    Ronald Zierikzee used VMware to set up a 2-node cluster *and* he did some fancy-pants cluster enabling of his DNS service. Get his notes here.

    8 Jul 2002
    Defining NSS Parameters at Startup (tip)
    European Support Center's Ahmad Sadeghpour shows us how to set and modify NSS (Novell Storage Services) parameters at system startup.

    8 Jul 2002
    Using the DOS Client with IP and NetWare 6 (tip)
    Adam Bradley helps a manufacturing customer get a little more mileage out of the DOS machines that keep their work flowing.

    27 Jun 2002
    Importing Netscape Address Books into GroupWise (tip)
    We recently answered a question on how to import Netscape address books into GroupWise. Tommy Mikkelsen sent in a tool that will do it for you! Download it here.

    27 Jun 2002
    Moving Domains and Post Offices (tip)
    Here is another great TID from Novell Technical Support that gives you step-by-step instructions on how to move a domain or post office to another server.

    27 Jun 2002
    Anti-SPAM and Anti-Virus Content Filter for GroupWise (trench)
    Did you know you could have SPAM, Viruses, and other nasty stuff removed from your entire GroupWise system with a single phone call? Our Partners at DWS have just released a new product called MailWise Filter that will block out SPAM and Viruses from your entire email system, and there's nothing to install, maintain or upgrade! Get all the details here.

    26 Jun 2002
    Configuring NIMS in a Private WAN Environment (trench)
    The Parramatta Catholic Education Office needed an email solution that would enable their students to communicate from any location. Novell technical support's Kevin Pidd shares the details on how they implemented NIMS for more than 40,000 students across 75 campuses.

    26 Jun 2002
    Template Sources for NIMS 3.03 (tip)
    The template sources for NIMS 3.03 are now available on the Novell Cool Solutions Free Tools site. Download them here.

    26 Jun 2002
    Forwarding Emails Tip (tip)
    WebAccess recognizes that you may have multiple e-mail identities and locations. You can configure WebAccess to automatically send your messages wherever you want to receive them.

    24 Jun 2002
    Making Your SYS Volumes Fault Tolerant (trench)
    Here's a nifty solution the guys at M&T Bank Corp. (Carl Whitbeck & Tony Nero) designed to keep users from losing their SYS mapping when a server fails. A few of the in-the-know teams at Novell were impressed -- our guess is you will be too.

    24 Jun 2002
    Running RConsoleJ on Linux: Part 3 (tip)
    Jeff Brown learned what he needed to in parts 1 and 2 of our "series" about running RConsoleJ on Linux to write part 3. Read his approach to running the NetWare 6 version of RConsoleJ on his Linux workstation.

    20 Jun 2002
    Database Maintenance Guidelines (tip)
    Regular database maintenance is important in maintaining database integrity and stability. Here is a great TID from Novell Technical Support that gives you some guidelines to help you setup maintenance tasks for your databases.

    20 Jun 2002
    Formativ Applet: Find Records in Access Database (tool)
    Example of how to read information froman Access database.

    18 Jun 2002
    Changing a NetWare Server's IP Address (tip)
    Changing the IP address on a NetWare server and its related web services, is not an easy task. Here's a tip and a few TIDs to get you headed in the right direction.

    18 Jun 2002
    Exploring NetWare 6's Web Server Options (feature)
    NetWare 6 comes with a venerable plethora of web services and a pair of web servers to power 'em. Novell technical support's Joe Harmon sorts out and installs the Apache Web Server for NetWare and the NetWare Enterprise Web Server -- and tells the tale.

    18 Jun 2002
    Apache 2.0.x for NetWare Released for Testing (tip)
    Heads up: Apache 2.0.x has been released for those of you in the cutting edge crowd. This release includes all the latest features of the Apache 2.0 family but isn't quite ready for prime time. Download a copy for lab -- it'll mature soon.

    18 Jun 2002
    MOD_NDS for Apache on NetWare (tip)
    Here's some info we dusted off when a reader asked if MOD_NDS required SSL. If you're using the new Apache on NetWare, this info could come in handy.

    13 Jun 2002
    Spreading the Word at the Department of Transportation (tip)
    GroupWise as a great source of communication.

    13 Jun 2002
    Newbie frequently asked questions (feature)
    We asked GroupWise Administrators to share some of the most common user questions they get asked during a newbie's first month using GroupWise. Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions and answers that were submitted.

    13 Jun 2002
    GroupWise to Go (feature)
    Accessing your GroupWise account via a cell phone or other wireless device is easy with GroupWise WebAccess. In this Novell Connection article, Linda Kennard explores the features available when you access GroupWise accounts through different types of devices.

    13 Jun 2002
    GroupWise Administrator's Q&A Contest Winners (feature)
    Come and see who the lucky winners are of the GroupWise Administrator's Q&A contest!

    10 Jun 2002
    Attaching to NetWare 6 with the DOS Client (trench)
    Jerry Jennings needed to attach a workstation running the DOS Client to NetWare 6 on IP. It took some research and a shot of ingenuity -- get the scoop (and an update from Kent Altena) here.

    10 Jun 2002
    Resetting NetWare's Screen Saver Login Credentials (tip)
    If you don't like the idea of having the login name and context info of your administrator showing up on your NetWare console, here's the deal.

    10 Jun 2002
    New TIMESYNC Parameter: Time Zone (tip)
    There's a change in the NetWare 6 implementation of TIMESYNC that's causing a bit of grief. Get the missing parameter (and how to use it) here.

    7 Jun 2002
    Five New Marketing Videos Available (feature)
    The marketing department has been working on some sleek new video clips to help push some of your favorite products. Take a look.

    5 Jun 2002
    GroupWise 6 In The Net Services (feature)
    Firewall? Not an issue anymore. With GroupWise 6, your users can access their GroupWise mailbox from the Internet in Online, Caching or Remote mode without having to authenticate to a VPN server.

    5 Jun 2002
    Migrating Pegasus Mail to GroupWise (trench)
    Chris Beckett shares step-by-step instructions on how to migrate Pegasus Mail to GroupWise. Check it out.

    5 Jun 2002
    Workaround to Norton Internet Security (NIS) Error (tip)
    If you're using NIS and you get an error message when attempting to login to an iFolder server, this tip is for you.

    5 Jun 2002
    Shared iFolder Account Caveats (feature)
    Here are some important gotchas that could bite you when you use Shared iFolder accounts in Novell iFolder 1.0. Read this, and keep from tromping all over each other in the shared account.

    5 Jun 2002
    Don't Overlook NetDrive (tip)
    Check out NetDrive that comes with NW6! Everybody seems to have missed it, and it works great with iFolder.

    5 Jun 2002
    Recover iFolder Documents from Accidental Overwriting (trench)
    If you ever accidentally overwrite a file in iFolder and still need the original, don't despair. Andreas Bach explains how to snatch it from the jaws of death.

    5 Jun 2002
    Changing the Location of the iFolder Sync Folder (feature)
    Occasionally a user will need to change the location of the iFolder Sync Folder, either because they don't have room on their C drive, they want a shorter pathname, or they just want a perkier name than "My Documents." Here's how to do it in Win98 and Win2000.

    5 Jun 2002
    Novell iFolder ties for First Place (tip)
    Network World recently published a review of backup alternatives for laptops. No surprise to us--iFolder tied for first place.

    5 Jun 2002
    Stashing Student's Files in iFolder (trench)
    Here's a nice creative way to use iFolder to keep the kids from claiming their dog ate their homework.

    5 Jun 2002
    Restore a User's File or Folder (tip)
    Here's a nice trick to let you know which folder and file to restore if a user comes back to you weeks after deleting it and says he needs it (imagine...). Freshly updated to include instructions for iFolder 2.0.

    4 Jun 2002
    Leading Edge 161: Cluster Services (feature)
    If you've got developer blood running in your veins or if you just want to know more about Novell Cluster Services, here's a download from Developer Services that'll put a smile on your mug.

    3 Jun 2002
    IDACORP Energy Upgrades Their Windows/Sun Network (feature)
    When IDACORP Energy started shopping for ways to improve their Windows and Sun Microsystems network, one Novell solution after another was added to their list. Here's a comprehensive report from Novell Connection Magazine.

    3 Jun 2002
    PHP Web Scripting Language Debuts on NetWare (feature)
    If you you use your NetWare server to dish up web pages, here's a technology that can add some punch to those pages. Novell Developer Services is releasing an early access version of the popular PHP scripting language that runs on NetWare.

    31 May 2002
    More Speeding Tips for NetWare Access From Win2K Desktops (tip)
    We've gotten several more tips from readers telling us how they improved their NetWare access from Windows 2000 workstations. Here's the complete list. Send us your tip and we'll add it to the pile.

    31 May 2002
    Implementing a File Search Utility on NetWare (feature)
    K.S. Venkatram developed this demonstration search tool at Novell's Bangalore India development site. If you're looking for a better way to inventory your software assets, take a look at this technical piece.

    30 May 2002
    Using DSMaint to Reinstall a NetWare Server (feature)
    Craig Nadler came up with a process to help him hang onto his data and directory settings with one hand while he deleted and reinstalled NetWare with the other. This works swell if you want to change system settings or resize volumes without messing up the directory.

    29 May 2002
    Secure Messaging, Part 5: Protecting Confidential Financial Information with a Turn-Key Email Security Solution (trench)
    In this fifth article of a series about email security, our partners at Tovaris explore the financial services industry's challenges for keeping financial information safe from hackers.

    29 May 2002
    Performing a Top-Down GroupWise Rebuild with No User Downtime (feature)
    Tommy Mikkelsen shares his step-by-step instructions on how to perform a top-down rebuild of a GroupWise System, where the only impact on the users is the time it takes to unload and reload the POA. Find out more.

    29 May 2002
    Self Cleaning Mailbox (tip)
    Boudewijn van Lith shares some great tips on how you can use rules and folders to keep your mailbox clean and organized, automatically!

    24 May 2002
    Speed up NetWare Access From Win2K Desktops, part 2 (tip)
    Thanks to Graham Marsh for pointing us to a page that's chock full of ways to improve the performance of Win2K machines accessing NetWare -- and to one tip in particular.

    24 May 2002
    Understanding and Troubleshooting Novell's Security Infrastructure (feature)
    Marcus Gould pulled together some very useful info in this AppNotes article about Novell's security technologies -- namely PKI and NICI. Check it out to learn more and for some nifty troubleshooting tips.

    23 May 2002
    Speed up NetWare Access From Win2K Desktops (tip)
    This fix is guaranteed to make you the hero; almost every customer (every one we know of, that is) has issues with the speed between their Windows 2000 desktops and NetWare. Get the fix here.

    22 May 2002
    Setting ViewWise Security using Novell Directory Services (trench)
    Learn more about Computhink's ViewWise GroupWise Connector and check out this tip on how to assign security rights to Users and Groups using Novell Directory Services.

    22 May 2002
    How to Create a Forwarding Email Rule (tip)
    Here is another great tip from Duane Fish on how to create a rule to have all the email you send from your internal account automatically forwarded to a second email account. Check it out.

    20 May 2002
    State of Ohio Auditor's Office Turns to NetWare 6 (trench)
    When the State of Ohio went shopping for a reliable server solution that would boost uptime and speed, and would have little-to-no volume constraints, guess what they bought?

    16 May 2002
    A Tool to Help Synch Up Your NLM Collection (feature)
    Here's a cool process that Chris Premo put together -- with a handful of tools and a macro -- to list all the NLMs (and their versions) that are running on each of his servers.

    15 May 2002
    Printing a GroupWise Distribution List (tip)
    John Navis, of Royal Canadian Mounted Police fame, has figured out a simple -- yet effective -- way to print out GroupWise distribution lists. Check it out.

    14 May 2002
    Client 4.83 and Paradox 9 Network Error (tip)
    There's a new -- and quite popular -- technical information document that addresses the issue of Network Errors when Paradox 9 and Novell Client 4.83 get on the same machine. Get there from here.

    14 May 2002
    SLP Design and Implementation Guidelines (feature)
    Service Location Protocol, or SLP, leverages eDirectory to allow dynamic discovery of services locally and scalability in large networks. Read more about how to get the most of SLP's advantages.

    13 May 2002
    Anti-Virus Products for NetWare 6 (tip)
    We picked up some buzz on the forums about Anti-Virus products that run on NetWare 6. Here are a few of the products that have been certified and a way to get a current list from Novell.com.

    13 May 2002
    Protocol Analysis: Troubleshooting a School Network (feature)
    The protocol pro, Laura Chappell, takes us on a gig where she troubleshoots every network administrator's nightmare -- a public school network.

    10 May 2002
    Setting up BorderManager Authentication Services on NetWare 6 (feature)
    Support guy Joe Harmon knows that a picture is worth a whole lot of time on the support line. He put this document together -- complete with screen captures -- to walk us all through the installation of the BorderManager Authentication Services suite on NetWare 6.

    10 May 2002
    Running RConsoleJ on Linux: Part 2 (tip)
    Philip Chase of the University of Florida, College of Health Professions takes a different approach to running RConsoleJ on Linux. And in the true spirit of open source -- he's sharing his code.

    9 May 2002
    Securing Your Wireless Network (feature)
    If you're convinced that "wireless security" is an oxymoron, here's a tip that just might change your mind. Karl Reischl has added MAC addresses to his directory at Moraine Park Technical College so when a wireless user attempts to access the network, they must have a recognized username, password, *and* computer.

    9 May 2002
    Configure Automatic Logins with Your Eyes Closed (tip)
    One of our most popular contributors, Tommy Mikkelsen, got tired of all the manual work (and manual reading) that was required each time he was asked to set up a workstation to automatically log in to the network. So he built a tool that makes it all a snap -- and he's giving it away for free!

    8 May 2002
    GroupWise Address Book Duplicate Entries (tip)
    Are you constantly being prompted to choose between duplicate entries when addressing your email messages? Duane Fish shares his tip on how you can manage your address book entries so that the "duplicate entry" issue will go away.

    8 May 2002
    Formativ Applet: Save Message and Attachments (tool)
    Allows you to save the selected message and its attachments into a folder.

    8 May 2002
    Quick Start: NetWare WebAccess (feature)
    WebAccess is a cool chunk of NetWare 6 that deals with all the "web stuff". Things like iPrint, Net Storage, Portal Services, and GroupWise WebAccess are all parts of the new WebAccess functionality. Support guys Joe Harmon and Ralph Blood put together this document to walk you through the installation of these cool new tools.

    7 May 2002
    Running RConsoleJ on Linux (tip)
    If you have a Linux devotee in your shop (and who doesn't?), they'll love this tip. Eric Duncan has written a shell script that allows you to run RConsoleJ to manage your NetWare servers from Linux workstations.

    6 May 2002
    Setting Up Novell iFolder (feature)
    A primary use for Novell iFolder is as a disaster recovery solution that provides easy creation and recovery of backups. Come find out how to set up iFolder, and why it could be the smartest thing you ever did.

    6 May 2002
    iFolder and Passwords (tip)
    Here are a few little nuggets about iFolder passwords to tuck into your backpocket for troubleshooting purposes.

    6 May 2002
    Re-directing "My Documents" Folder in Windows XP (trench)
    With the initial release of iFolder 1.0, you do not have the capability of specifying which folder you want to be "synched". Michael Roberts shares his work-around for this when using Windows XP.

    6 May 2002
    Quick Changes to Close the Deal (trench)
    Having iFolder can be better than carrying a notebook, as Lex Laverock learned the easy way.

    6 May 2002
    Deploying iFolder Behind a Firewall (trench)
    Russell Cohen shares a "gotcha" for those attempting to implement iFolder in the enterprise.

    6 May 2002
    Installing iFolder: Nice to Know Tidbits (feature)
    Here are some dandy little snippets of advice that could help you glide through your iFolder install without a hitch. If you've got an install tip of your own to share, let us know and we'll add it to the list.

    6 May 2002
    Using iFolder to deliver a File Service: from an ISP Perspective (feature)
    Come find out why iFolder is so attractive to ISPs looking to offer additional services. Here's some practical advice on how to make profits from selling iFolder as a service.

    6 May 2002
    Disabling Windows Password Prompts (tip)
    Tired of W95/98/ME password prompts? Don't want to essentially cache your NetWare password on your hard drive? Here's a fix!

    3 May 2002
    Publishing Web Pages Across the Hemispheres (feature)
    Scotch College (Perth, Australia) sent some of their students to Europe with the expectation that they would document their day-to-day adventures on the school's web site. Read how the students published pictures and web pages without any intervention from the down-under IT staff.

    3 May 2002
    VMWare IP Fix for Cluster Demos (tip)
    If you're one of the many using VMware to run a NetWare cluster on your laptop -- for a demo or for the fun of it -- here's a tip about IP configuration that will keep things running smooth.

    1 May 2002
    GroupWise 6 Quick Start Card (feature)
    Just what you've been asking for. Here is the new GroupWise 6 Quick Start Card that has step-by-step instructions on how to use most of the basic features of GroupWise 6.

    1 May 2002
    Cool ... Growing Top Line Revenue ... Leveraging Your IT Investments ... ! (feature)
    So ... how does GroupWise and other Novell technology help to grow top line revenue while leveraging your existing IT investments? Here is a cool real world case study from our partners at GroupLink! Read about it, then download your own "starter" version - - for free!

    1 May 2002
    Applet Focus: DWS Go to Sender's Web Page (feature)
    If you receive an email from someone you do not know, before replying, you may wish understand a little more about the sender. Check out this new cool Formativ applet written by Dave Strickler, that allows you to look at a sender's web page just from their Domain name at the click of a button!

    1 May 2002
    Formativ Applet: Run Program via Shell Method (tool)
    This applet demonstrates the Windows Shell code.

    30 Apr 2002
    Getting the Correct Time From an NTP Source (tip)
    You used to be able to get the current time (and temperature) by calling a number the local bank provided with their refrigerator magnets. Well the times, so-to-speak, they are a changin'. Here's how to set up your network to get the correct time from MIT, or NASA, or the US Naval Observatory.

    30 Apr 2002
    Managing the District's Servers From Home (trench)
    Steve Scarbrough has figured out how to manage the servers at Storm Lake Community School District's seven sites from home. Steve's solution is especially handy after hours and on weekends. Take a look.

    29 Apr 2002
    Using Multiple DHCP Servers in a Single Subnet (trench)
    Karl Reischl uncovered a way to make doubly sure his users could always lease a valid IP address by setting up dual DHCP servers on a single subnet. Read all about it right here.

    29 Apr 2002
    New Timesync TID Available (tip)
    The support team has published a new Technical Information Document to help administrators take advantage of some new and improved features in NetWare's timesync functionality. Get to it from here.

    25 Apr 2002
    Daylight Savings Glitch (tip)
    If you've noticed your NetWare 6 servers (and their time-dependant siblings) sprung ahead too far with this last Daylight Savings change, here's a fix.

    25 Apr 2002
    NetWare 5.1 to NetWare 6 Upgrade Tips (trench)
    Customers who recently finished a NetWare 5.1 to NetWare 6 migration passed these tips on to us. We couldn't find anything similar in the TID database so we thought we would pass them on to our faithful followers.

    24 Apr 2002
    Cross-Mapping GroupWise DMS Properties with ViewWise Imaging Indices (trench)
    Learn more about Computhink's ViewWise GroupWise Connector and check out this tip on how to create a Field Mapping template to synchronize ViewWise and GroupWise databases.

    24 Apr 2002
    How Do I Recreate My Sent Items Folder? (tip)
    Are you getting asked this same question over and over? Patrick Farrell was, so he created an animation that goes through the process of recreating the sent items folder. Now he just points users to the web page with the animation and instructions and they figure it out from there. Check it out!

    24 Apr 2002
    Formativ Applet: DWS Go to Sender's Web Page (tool)
    Allows you to look at a sender's web page from their Domain name.

    24 Apr 2002
    Formativ Applet: Switch View Mode (tool)
    A convenient right mouse context menu toggle between text/HTML view mode.

    24 Apr 2002
    Formativ Applet: Sort Folders (tool)
    Sorts the GroupWise folders and sub folders by ascending or descending order.

    24 Apr 2002
    Formativ Applet: Message Classification (tool)
    Allows the user to categorize existing email messages as either 'Official' or 'Unofficial'.

    24 Apr 2002
    Formativ Applet: Insert Quote Marks (tool)
    Insert a quote from another area of a GroupWise message.

    24 Apr 2002
    Formativ Applet: Create GroupWise Filter (tool)
    Displays or hides items based on the criteria that you specify.

    24 Apr 2002
    Formativ Applet: Create Anniversaries (tool)
    Create recurring anniversary entries on the same day every year.

    24 Apr 2002
    Formativ Applet: Address Mail from Selected Items (tool)
    Automatically create a new email message addressed to the senders of selected email messages.

    24 Apr 2002
    Formativ Applet: Address Book Entry to Clipboard (tool)
    Copy address book entry to the windows clipboard.

    24 Apr 2002
    Formativ Applet: Add Sender Addresses to Address Book (tool)
    Add sender and recipient email addresses from selected messages into an address book.

    24 Apr 2002
    Formativ Applet: Add Entry to Address Book (tool)
    Add sender details of a selected email message into an address book of your choice.

    23 Apr 2002
    NetWare 6 Drive Mirroring Tip (tip)
    Jim Reed shares a tip he learned while setting up mirrored drives on NetWare 6 using ConsoleOne.

    22 Apr 2002
    GroupWise WebAccess & Wireless User's Guide (feature)
    Just what you've been asking for. The GroupWise geniuses at Caledonia (Tay Kratzer and Danita Zanrè) have created the ultimate GroupWise WebAccess & Wireless User's Guide. And get this - you buy a site license for it, so everyone in your GroupWise system can use it. Find out more.

    22 Apr 2002
    Restoring NDPS Without Disrupting Users (trench)
    Many thanks to Jason Harris who figured out how to put the NDPS pieces back together after a server crash without causing his user base any grief -- well, not much grief anyway.

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