By: paulsenj

June 1, 2012 1:02 pm


Novell OES Clustering with NSS on vSphere 4.x

For those IT shops wanting to enjoy the advantages of Novell clustering in their VMware environments, Victor Gehring pulls together information from various sources, along with personal experience, for what is intended be a complete configuration guide for this platform. The article assumes a working knowledge of SLES/OES, SAN’s and VMware.

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By: mweiss2

October 3, 2011 11:03 am


In-Place Upgrade NetWare to Open Enterprise Server

Currently, Novell doesn’t support an in-place upgrade from NetWare to OES. This has prevented some customers from upgrading to OES.

To address this shortcoming, Novell Consulting is investigating a procedure that allows customers to perform an in-place upgrade when certain prerequisites are met.

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By: gldavis

September 9, 2011 10:00 am


SLES10SP4 support for OES2SP3 is live!

Looking to add SLES10SP4 to your OES2 servers?

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By: vnagaraj

June 8, 2011 5:35 pm


Blocking the SLES10SP4 bundles flowing onto OES2 Servers via ZEN11

This article explains how to block the SLES10SP4 bundles flowing down to the OES2 Servers (SLES10SP3) via ZEN11.

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By: khurni

December 16, 2010 4:42 pm


Ensuring files for patches are accurate in SMT

How to adjust your SMT server to ensure that all patches downloaded are complete and correct.

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By: mwilmsen

November 17, 2010 5:07 pm


Apache2 could not bind to address after vSphere upgrade

After the upgrade from vSphere 4.0x to vSphere 4.1 or ESXi 4 to ESXi4.1 apache on a OES 2 server wouldn’t start with the error: apache2 could not bind to address after vSphere upgrade

As you all probably know TCP port 631 is for IPP print, or for us Novell guy’s iPrint. iPrint is started with apache (the website that is). But if iPrint cannot start, apache wouldn’t start also. So what’s blocking TCP port 631?

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By: gldavis

July 23, 2010 2:39 am


SLP updates for Open Enterprise Server 2 / SLES10

openSLP gets new updates for OES2 and SLES10 to enable caching of SLP service entries.

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By: mbruner1

January 28, 2010 10:35 am


Migration from NetWare 6.5 SP7 to SLES10SP2-OES2SP1 Hiccup

After doing a pre-migration of a Volume from NetWare 6.5 SP7 to SLES10-SP2 w/ OES2-SP1 all of the file structures appeared to be correct. We did this “Pre-migration” in order to copy the bulk of our user files prior to doing a final sync and pointing to the new volume on the new server. But after the sync, we found that some of the source files and the destination files had the EXACT same size, creation date, and modified date, but the content was different. Here is how it went down.

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By: mbruner1

September 24, 2009 3:57 pm


Branch Server Redundancy

My company needed a way that users at the different branches could still function and perform their duties, even when the local branch server was down. The following should at least let you begin thinking about how this could be handled.

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By: npelton

August 21, 2009 3:14 pm