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I have written hundreds of articles on Novell and NetIQ technologies over the years. I work as a consultant implementing Identity and Access Manager. Check out my book on NetIQ's IDM product: http://ninja-tools.com/Definitive-Guide-to-NetIQ-IDM-Tokens-Soft-Copy-2001.htm

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An Example of Troubleshooting NetStorage

geoffc

August 30, 2013 11:55 am

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One of the hidden gems in Open Enterprise Server, be it running on NetWare or on top of SLES, is NetStorage. This provides web access to your files via a web interface, or via WebDAV. As a web interface, you get to see your drive mappings from your login script parsed, to show in the …

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Return of Troubleshooting Kanaka

geoffc

August 13, 2013 4:04 pm

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Back in 2006 I wrote two articles about Kanaka, a Mac plugin for easier home directory mapping on Macs. After 7 years it seems like a good time to revisit it, since so much has changed!

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Error Codes of the SOAP Driver – Part 2

geoffc

November 16, 2010 5:30 pm

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Here’s part 2 of Geoffrey Carman’s series on Error Codes of the SOAP Driver.

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IDM 3.6 Remote Loader and Windows 2000 Servers

geoffc

December 22, 2009 12:33 pm

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We recently ran into an issue with a Windows 2000 server that we wanted to install an Active Directory driver on, using Identity Manager 3.6.1. Here’s a solution.

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Error Codes of the SAP HR driver for Identity Manager – Part 1

geoffc

November 20, 2009 12:13 pm

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Geoff Carman takes a look at some possible error codes that can occur for the SAP HR driver and explains how to fix them.

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ZENworks Handheld Management, Figuring out ConsoleOne Snapins

geoffc

March 27, 2009 10:50 am

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Recently I was working on a ZENworks for Handhelds (Also known as ZENworks Handheld Management) project, version 7, and ran into some fun situations. The management tools are still ConsoleOne based. I wanted to be able to use the tools that ZEN for Handhelds provides via the ConsoleOne snapins, without necessarily running ConsoleOne just to launch them. Here’s what I did.

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Example of a Use for a Toolkit Rule in Identity Manager

geoffc

December 17, 2008 9:23 am

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If you have been following along my series on toolkit rules, this is a no-brainer to extend the default rule we left off with at the end of part 3. In fact, it is a nice way to do it internal to the Identity Manager system itself.

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IDM 3.6 shipped

geoffc

August 4, 2008 1:03 pm

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Well yippee! IDM 3.6 just shipped today!

Now it’s time to see what is new!

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30,000 points!

geoffc

July 10, 2008 1:25 pm

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Come on everyone, get involved!

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Converting Speed values from Backup Vendors

geoffc

May 19, 2008 9:10 am

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One of the things that maddens me about backup vendors (both hardware and software) is the confusion they engender with the many ways of referring to data throughput speeds. Every vendor used a slightly different notation to denote throughput of the devices. In the end, I came up with my own system.

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