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Novell Product Update: Heartbleed Announcement

colsen

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April 15, 2014 5:45 pm

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Recently, security researchers announced a flaw in the OpenSSL encryption software library used by many websites to protect customers’ data. The vulnerability, known as “Heartbleed,” could potentially allow a cyberattacker to access a website’s customer data along with traffic encryption keys. The flaw was discovered in a technology called “OpenSSL” — a set of encryption …

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Categories: Announcements, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, General, Novell, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, PR Blog, Storage Manager, Technical

GroupWise 2014 SHIPS!

Dean Lythgoe

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April 2, 2014 8:45 am

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Novell is thrilled to announce the shipment and immediate availability of GroupWise 2014 for all customers and partners.   All customers who are current on their GroupWise maintenance are entitled to this significant upgrade and its related entitlements. I think most know what is in GroupWise 2014 and the great new functionality that it includes – …

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Categories: Announcements, Collaboration, GroupWise, Mobility, Novell, Open Enterprise Server

Updated DNS / DHCP Console for OS X ( Apple Macintosh )



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March 20, 2014 11:38 am

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UPDATED MARCH 2014: The tool has been improved! It now uses the DNS/DHCP Console code from OES 11sp2, there is no need to make any modifications to OS X when running it, and some support for Retina displays is available.

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Common Proxy CASA Repair Tool

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March 5, 2014 11:11 am

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Overview: A tool to troubleshoot and fix the system created CASA key: common-proxy-casa Symptom: Can not install a product because the oes common proxy user fails to authenticate. The oes common proxy user’s password was set/changed in iManager and now services dependent on the proxy user fail to start. The oes common proxy user’s password was …

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Planning and Implementation Guide for Novell Filr

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February 6, 2014 4:01 pm

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We have a new Filr Planning and Deployment Best Practices Guide .   We’ve built the guide based upon the work we have done in our labs, as well as with data collected from a number of you.  We know that Filr deployments and user counts are growing every day and we want to pass along …

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Categories: Announcements, Collaboration, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, Filr, Mobility, Novell, Open Enterprise Server

It’s here. OES 11 SP2

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January 28, 2014 11:34 am

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There’s no ‘kind of’ about this.  Novell® Open Enterprise Server 11 SP2 IS a big deal. This service pack includes many improvements, some long-awaited and much-requested. Most of these changes increase the convenience for you, the Open Enterprise Server administrator. Below is a list of some of the most important changes and improvements. Install We’ve …

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Categories: Announcements, File & Networking Services, General, NetWare, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, PR Blog

Notice about certain OES services

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January 22, 2014 11:31 am

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At BrainShare 2013, Novell announced that Novell Filr is a major focus for the future to  provide file-related services.  Because Filr will eventually replace the following technologies in OES, no   further  enhancements are planned for these technologies: – Archive and Version Services – iFolder – NetStorage – QuickFinder Novell iFolder and NetStorage are still regularly …

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Categories: Announcements, File & Networking Services, iFolder, Open Enterprise Server

ndsPacketTrace Script

rtburker

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January 21, 2014 11:50 am

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Overview: A tool to easily take ndstraces and packet traces. Symptom: Sometimes a ndstrace or packet trace or both are needed to troubleshoot a network issue, authentication issue, volume/share access issue, eDirectory sync issue, etc… If you are unfamiliar with procedures to take a ndstrace or a packet trace it can seem daunting and confusing. …

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AFP ProxyUser



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January 14, 2014 3:27 pm

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If AFP throws the error: “Failed to read proxy user credentials. Ensure that CASA is running and AFP casa entry is updated. Error: -802″ and CASA is running maybe there is no proxy user for AFP configured or CommonProxyUser is not used.

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Novell DNS CASA Repair Tool

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January 13, 2014 12:43 pm

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Novell DNS CASA Repair Tool is a bash script to check and repair if necessary the Novell DNS CASA credentials.

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