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ndsPacketTrace Script

rtburker

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January 21, 2014 11:50 am

Reads:1,330

Score:5

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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Score:5

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

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Categories: Cool Tools, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

Migrating NCS Clustered Data to a Smaller Volume



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January 10, 2014 3:22 pm

Reads:354

Score:5

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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Categories: Cluster Services, File & Networking Services, Open Enterprise Server

Extended Support Lengthened for Novell NetWare 6.5

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January 6, 2014 2:36 pm

Reads:625

Score:5

Novell is pleased to announce that Extended Support for NetWare 6.5 has been extended to 31 December 2015.  To capitalize on the latest enhancements and maximize return on investment, Novell encourages customers to upgrade to the latest release of Novell Open Enterprise Server.  However, we are offering additional support on NetWare for customers who need …

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Categories: Announcements, NetWare, Open Enterprise Server

Improving Your Novell Filr Deployment with Novell File Management Products

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December 3, 2013 3:57 pm

Reads:809

Score:5

The momentum from April’s release of Novell Filr shows no sign of slowing down. So far, there have been more than 4,000 product downloads, a record number of Open Enterprise Server license renewals (entitling customers to Filr for free), and one of the highest customer satisfaction ratings of any Novell product. Filr is empowering more …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Filr, Open Enterprise Server, Storage Manager, Technical

DSfW Monitoring with Ganglia



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December 3, 2013 12:29 pm

Reads:651

Score:Unrated

Server monitoring is a growing need in most enterprise class setups. To design a tool that effectively monitors and displays information is a daunting task. With the growing acceptance of monitoring applications like Ganglia and Nagios, server monitoring has been simplified.

This document discusses the monitoring solution of a DSfW server using Ganglia.

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Script to stop a GroupWise agent in a cluster resource



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November 11, 2013 11:51 am

Reads:498

Score:1

If you cannot calculate the time needed so that the GroupWise agents can shut down normally on your cluster without being inadvertently killed by the pkill, you may find this script useful.

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clustall

neveurnicolas

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October 2, 2013 12:00 pm

Reads:728

Score:Unrated

Bash script to put Online/Offline or Migrate all resources of a cluster at once.

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Different by design: iFolder and Filr Part 2

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September 11, 2013 4:55 pm

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In a previous blog, we discussed how Novell® Filr represents the future of Novell file syncing technology. In this post, we dive deeper into what the differences are between Filr and iFolder.

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Categories: Expert Views, Filr, Open Enterprise Server

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