By: mgpeter

October 6, 2008 1:12 pm

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Getting Samba 3 to work with Vista Clients

Having problems getting Vista Clients to behave properly on Samba Domains? I did until I spent quite some time digging into some of the common complaints users have been experiencing. Instead of having all of this information go to waste, I decided to document what I have found. What started out as a simple exercise […]

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By: mgpeter

March 2, 2008 10:51 am

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Utilizing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as a Network Firewall / Proxy Server

This article shows you how to utilize SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as a fully functioning network Firewall, including the ability to utilize a "Transparent Proxy Server" and to filter the Internet Access with SquidGuard. Also covered is the implementation of monitoring software to show you where your users go on the Internet and how […]

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By: mgpeter

June 28, 2007 11:42 am

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Configuring DNS and DHCP Servers with SLES10

Contents: DNS Server Stepping Through the Wizard Configuring the DNS Server Adding Records to Zones Configuring a Secondary DNS Server DHCP Server Stepping Through the Wizard Manually Assigning DHCP Addresses Advanced DHCP Settings Dynamic DNS Creating a TSIG Key and Zone Setup Enabling DHCP for Dynamic DNS DNS & DHCP Reference DNS Parameters DHCP Parameters […]

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By: mgpeter

June 28, 2007 6:16 am

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Deploying BackupPC on SLES

Problem: Too many Small-Mid size networks have no backup or disaster recovery procedures, or their Administrators are simply too lazy to do proper backups. Solution: To alleviate this issue I wrote a "how-to" article on getting BackupPC running on Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 at: http://www.pcc-services.com/sles/backuppc.html To show people how to […]

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By: mgpeter

February 9, 2007 1:25 pm

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Add ACL Support to Nautilus

Problem: When using the GNOME Interface on SLES10 or SLED10 it is very hard to adjust ACLs (Access Control Lists) on files and directories because Nautilus does not have ACL support (yet). Solution: Fortunately there is a Nautilus Extension that will add ACL support to Nautilus. It is called Eiciel and can be found at: […]

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By: mgpeter

January 4, 2007 9:36 am

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Custom Built RPMs for SUSE Linux Enterprise

Problem: Although Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop is by far the premier Linux Distribution for the Desktop, there are some software packages missing from the installation media that most ordinary users need. Solution: Over the last 6 months, I have compiled and optimized custom built RPMs for Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop (and Server) to make it […]

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By: mgpeter

December 8, 2006 12:00 am

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Installing nVidia or ATI Proprietary Drivers

Mike Petersen recently posted a new article in the Cool Solutions Wiki that explains how to install nVidia or ATI Proprietary Drivers. Read the article here: http://wiki.novell.com/index.php/SLED10:_Installing_nVidia_or_ATI_Proprietary_Drivers[…]

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By: mgpeter

October 26, 2006 12:00 am

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SLED 10 Deployment Tips

These guides provide tips and tricks on how to deploy SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10. Feel free to add/edit the articles. SLED 10 Deployment Tips: Producing a Solid SLED10 Installation Customizing SLED10 Application Settings Locking Down the GNOME Desktop Quickly Deploy SLED10 Workstations Read the articles here: http://wiki.novell.com/index.php/SLED_10_Deployment_Tips[…]

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