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Generating a Self-Signed Certificate for HTTPS Keystore and API Keystore in Keyshield SSO Server

vkarthik

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March 3, 2015 11:40 am

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This article presents simple steps how to generate a self-signed certificate from Keyshield SSO server. In the KeyShield SSO server configuration page you have to provide the HTTPS keystore and API keystore file in PKCS #12 format in order to use the Https port for the keyshield Server. The following steps will tell you how …

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Categories: Filr, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

Annihilate Novell Backup Windows: The True Speed of SEP sesam

rsyager

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February 6, 2015 12:18 pm

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How long is your typical Novell backup window? 2 days? 4 days? 6 days? SEP recognizes the pain points in the industry when backing up Novell environments which include GroupWise, OES Clusters, eDirectories, and NSS Volumes.  Our backup and disaster recovery solution, SEP sesam, comes pre-loaded with patented Multi-Streaming Technology which can facilitate unlimited simultaneous data streams, resulting …

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Categories: GroupWise, NetWare, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

Is Your Backup Solution Cluster-Ready?

rsyager

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January 6, 2015 4:00 pm

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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

Using Chromebooks with Novell iPrint



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November 18, 2014 11:11 am

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During BrainShare quite a few people came up asking for and integration between Novell iPrint and Google’s Chromebooks. While we have plans for something like this, it is still a ways out. A couple of us put our heads together to see if we could come up with something sooner to help people out now. …

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Categories: End-user How-to, File & Networking Services, General, iPrint, Mobility, Novell, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

Homes 4.02



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November 7, 2014 9:35 am

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This version still has all the old goodies. Selection option: context, multi context, file (csv, ldif, txt), query You can select if you want to create the NDS home attribute or the HOME DIRECTORY itself (or both), and you can set the directory attributes, trustee rights, volume-space restrictions or directory quotas or ownership for all …

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Categories: Cool Tools, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

Key Takeaways from BrainShare 2014

Bret Fitzgerald

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November 6, 2014 1:35 pm

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Hundreds of Novell customers from across the world gathered in Salt Lake City Nov. 2-5 for our successful BrainShare conference. The go-to conference for network professionals who specialize in areas such as endpoint management, collaboration, file and print management and identity management, our annual BrainShare conference offers a full range of in-depth product training and …

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Categories: Announcements, Expert Views, GroupWise, Open Enterprise Server, PR Blog, Vibe, ZENworks

How to implement Time Zone changes in Russia on NetWare (2014 year)



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October 23, 2014 10:52 am

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Background In October 2011 Russia ceased using of Daylight Savings Time (DST) and kept Summer time forever. Nine time zones around the territory were implemented in a range from UTC+3 to UTC+12. Moscow local time became UTC+4. Those changes are described in my previous post…

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Categories: General, NetWare, Novell, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

Set a directory quota on an OES11 – NSS volume using a command line.



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October 8, 2014 4:09 pm

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To set a directory quota on OES11 server NSS volume in the form: 500MB for users with a data size lower than 500MB, and 500MB + current size of users data for users with a data size over 500MB. Please download the attached script …

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Categories: Cool Tools, Open Enterprise Server, Storage Manager, Technical

The Linux “Shellshock” Vulnerability and Your Novell Products

Nick Scholz

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October 2, 2014 12:21 pm

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For all of us at Novell, the security of your data is of the utmost importance. Security researchers have discovered the following new software vulnerabilities that could affect Novell’s products and customers. What is the ShellShock vulnerability and how do I know it exists on my systems?

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Categories: Announcements, File & Networking Services, Filr, GroupWise, iPrint, Novell Service Desk, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Patch Notifications, ZENworks

OES/SLES Registration Script

rtburker

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October 1, 2014 4:53 pm

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Overview: A script to easily register Open Enterprise Servers or SLES severs. Symptom: It is important to keep your servers at the current patch level. Usually there are many bugs fixed and if you come across a new issue it helps Novell Support the Developers. I like to use the command line to register my …

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