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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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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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ParseDN Token in Identity Manager and Some of its Limitations

geoffc

March 19, 2008 9:22 am

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ParseDN is a very powerful token, but it cannot do magic. Geoff Carman gives us a closer look …

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Setting the ZENworks Control Center timeout value

geoffc

March 13, 2008 6:46 am

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Hate the low default timeout values in web apps? I always up the timeout as the first thing I touch. Here is how you do that for the ZCC in ZENworks 10 Configuration Management.

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Decoding iDOCs with the IDM SAP Driver

geoffc

March 12, 2008 6:43 am

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The SAP driver for IDM (HR and User) uses iDOCs to transmit information on the Publisher channel. Learn more about the format inside iDOCs, as explained by Geoff Carman.

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Cool Solutions meetup at Brainshare?

geoffc

March 10, 2008 11:41 am

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This will be only my second Brainshare, but I am looking forward to meeting folks at the show. The best thing about last year was meeting some of the people who wrote the stuff I am working with! Nice people all around, and great to be able to thank them in person for all the …

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Clusters, Migration Wizard, and Backups

geoffc

February 12, 2008 6:29 am

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If you use Novell Cluster Services on NetWare (or perhaps you call it Open Enterprise Server, NetWare kernel), this one’s for you. Geoffrey Carman explains how to fine-tune the TSA for outstanding performance.

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Another Thought on Upgrading Drivers to IDM 3.5.x

geoffc

February 6, 2008 8:09 am

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Geoff Carman adds his thoughts on avoiding the overlay of configuration files when IDM drivers are updated to version 3.5.

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Solving a -614 Error in User App

geoffc

January 29, 2008 12:44 pm

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Getting 614 error in the Details portlet in User App, for an attribute you added? Geoff Carman describes what to do …

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Shared SCSI Two-Node Cluster

geoffc

January 11, 2008 4:35 pm

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Need an affordable way to set up a two-node cluster? Check out this solution from Geoffrey Carman as an option.

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Testing the Destination Container: Explaining Why it Works

geoffc

January 2, 2008 11:42 am

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Father Ramon offers a great solution to a common problem. Here is an explanation of how it works, courtesy of Geoff Carman.

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