C.2 August 2012 (OES 11 SP1)

Updates were made to the following sections. The changes are explained below.

C.2.1 Apache Web Server

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Section 6.2.4, Requiring Strong Ciphers

Secure your web solution by requiring strong ciphers.

  1. In a text editor, modify the /etc/apache2/vhosts.d/vhost-ssl.conf file to require strong settings by placing a plus sign (+) before RSA, HIGH, and SSLv2 and exclamation marks (!) before the weaker ciphers as follows:

    # SSL Cipher Suite:
    SSLCipherSuite
    ALL:!ADH:!EXPORT56:RC4+RSA:+HIGH:!MEDIUM:!LOW:+SSLv2:!EXP:!eNULL
    
  2. Restart Apache.

C.2.2 Converting NetWare 6.5 Clusters to OES 11

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Section 4.1, Converting NetWare Cluster Nodes to OES (Rolling Cluster Conversion)

In Step 9.m, corrected text to read “SLES 11 patch channel”.

Section 4.4, Finalizing the Cluster Conversion

During the final conversion of the cluster from NetWare 6.5 SP8 to OES 11, all of the scripts for the NetWare nodes are deleted and are no longer available.

C.2.3 Novell CIFS

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Section 9.0, Novell CIFS

If the cluster resource goes comatose on the Linux server, there might be a timing issue for loading Novell CIFS. Add a sleep command before the novcifs -add command.

C.2.4 Novell Storage Services Pools

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Section 16.4, Using Antivirus Software for NSS and NCP Volumes on Linux

For information about using antivirus software for NSS volumes and NCP volumes on your OES servers, see McAfee Antivirus Requires Additional Configuration in the OES 11 SP2: Planning and Implementation Guide.

C.2.5 Planning the Cluster Conversion

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Section 1.1, Supported Conversion Paths

The NetWare to Linux conversion is supported from NetWare 6.5 SP8 (with the latest patches applied) to OES 11 SP1 on the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP2 operating system.

Section 1.2, Supported Mixed-Mode Clusters

A mixed-mode cluster made up of NetWare 6.5 SP7 or earlier nodes and OES 11 nodes is not supported.

Section 1.4, Master-Election Algorithm

This section is new.

C.2.6 Planning the Conversion of Load and Unload Scripts

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Section 3.4, Comparing Master IP Address Scripts

You can modify the Master IP Address only after the cluster conversion is finalized.

Section 3.6.3, File Access Protocol Commands for Monitor Scripts

This section is new.