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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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Novell-Cifs CASA Repair Tool

rtburker

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September 17, 2014 12:41 pm

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A tool to troubleshoot and fix the system created CASA key: common-proxy-casa and CASA key: novell-cifs

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Quick Reference Tool for VI

rtburker

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September 17, 2014 10:00 am

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A tool to learn vi/vim or to be used as a quick reference tool – vic short for vi commands.

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Categories: Cool Tools, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Technical

Join the OES 2015 Authorized Beta!

Nick Scholz

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September 16, 2014 2:00 pm

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Dear Open Enterprise Server Customers, The newest version of OES – code named Altair and releasing as OES 2015, is preparing for its authorized beta. What’s New in OES 2015? This is a major release, and as such, it includes some key features and functionality changes, including: SMBv2 support in Novell CIFS >8 TB Pools …

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Categories: Announcements, File & Networking Services, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Technical

LDAP Export tool



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September 10, 2014 10:14 am

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A few weeks ago a client asked me “How do we get the data out of our LDAP directory?”. I thought about this for a few seconds and came up with the usual suspects: Softerra, LBE, Apache Directory Studio, custom Perl script (and PHP), some sort of Javascript implementation. There are, basically, many options available but, amazingly, none that were my ‘go to’.

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Categories: Applications, Cool Tools, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

Sending a Custom Cluster-events Email



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September 5, 2014 1:40 pm

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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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Missing a library? Which RPM should be installed to get the lib?



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July 21, 2014 2:43 pm

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Your system is missing a library. But which package do you have to install? At first search the complete path of the lib. You have to get all paths and filter them with grep because rpm uses the full path to give you an answer. So we try ‘all’. #: rpm -qla | grep libldapx …

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Categories: End-user How-to, General, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

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