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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

Consultants Corner: Quick Tip: Tuning Tips for SLES11 on VMWare running GroupWise

Gregg Hinchman

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June 17, 2014 5:01 pm

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Score:4.33

Many times I am asked for tuning tips/tricks for running GroupWise on SLES11 in a VMWare environment. But as I think about the wording, really there is little tuning I do for GroupWise on any Operating System. More likely, I will tune the operating system for VMWare. Mind you it seems every linux jock has …

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Chance for easy $100 for OES users



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May 22, 2014 1:56 pm

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Score:5

If you use OES or NetWare, we want to hear from you. Answer ten easy questions and you could win a $100 Amazon gift card or ten $10 Amazon cards. Piece of cake.

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Print, Siri!

colsen

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April 28, 2014 4:06 pm

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If you are wondering, or if your users have asked, how to print Office for iOS documents, here are two ways you can use Novell iPrint to solve your problem.

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Categories: Announcements, Collaboration, Cool Tools, End-user How-to, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, iPrint, Mobility, Novell, Open Enterprise Server

Novell Product Update: Heartbleed Announcement

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April 15, 2014 5:45 pm

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Score:5

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, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, General, Novell, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, PR Blog, Storage Manager, Technical

GroupWise 2014 SHIPS!



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April 2, 2014 8:45 am

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Score:4.9166666666667

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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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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