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Nagios eDirectory Time Check

preycor

October 15, 2010 3:04 am

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[no-glossary]Part of eDirectory health checking is to monitor time synchronisation in the environment.

I’ve put together a Nagios check script which can be used by system administrators to monitor whether time is out of sync on any contactable servers from eDirectory’s point of view. It also outputs a list of any servers that couldn’t be contacted.[/no-glossary]

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Nagios eDirectory Partition Continuity Check

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October 15, 2010 2:58 am

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[no-glossary]Part of eDirectory health checking is to monitor partition continuity in the environment.

I’ve put together a Nagios check script which can be used by system administrators to monitor the oldest partition continuity age and alert if an age threshold is hit. It also outputs the oldest age (in seconds) as performance data which can be used to graph and determine the appropriate baseline.[/no-glossary]

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When upgrading SLES and/or OES, be sure to backup & reimplement kernel parameters

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October 9, 2009 8:44 am

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When following this knowledgebase article to upgrade your SLES or OES server, be sure to bear in mind that the upgrade will overwrite any customisation that you’ve done in /boot.

There are a few situations where this might be important to you. Here’s one.

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Finding Updated Snap-ins for iManager

preycor

November 7, 2007 5:59 am

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This tip from Jesse Pretorius shows you how to find the sometimes elusive iManager snap-ins you need to download.

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Cool Wiki: NetWare’s AUTOEXEC.NCF

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March 2, 2007 1:22 am

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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.

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