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Is Your Backup Solution Cluster-Ready?



January 6, 2015 4:00 pm



With today’s complex IT environments, many companies have implemented clusters to ensure high availability and manageability of critical network resources.  When dealing with mission-critical data, an equally powerful backup solution must be in place to improve business continuity and decrease IT headaches.  Additionally, enterprises have incorporated multiple backup solutions to protect their infrastructure which increases the …

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Categories: Cluster Services, End-user How-to, NetWare, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

Sending a Custom Cluster-events Email


September 5, 2014 1:40 pm



Novell Cluster Services for Linux has an option to send notifications out via email about cluster events. In Novell iManager you can configure it to send email to any given account notifying of Critical Events or Verbose Messages. Notification messages are sent to administrative email accounts or groups containing pertinent information related to cluster events. …

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Migrating NCS Clustered Data to a Smaller Volume


January 10, 2014 3:22 pm



In the majority of cases, the size of user storage will only continue to grow. However there are a few instances where a NSS volume is too large and the data on it needs to be moved to a smaller location. There has not been a direct method for shrinking a NSS volume or pool, …

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Rotterdam University Selects Novell to optimize IT Services

Bret Fitzgerald


August 2, 2012 3:31 pm



We’re excited to announce that the University of Rotterdam recently selected Novell® Open Enterprise Server 11 and accompanying Novell Cluster Services™, to optimize the performance of its IT infrastructure. With this move, the university will be able to manage its network of 33,000 end users with fewer people, which will help them reduce costs and protect …

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