By: mfaris01

December 14, 2010 10:09 am

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eDirectory Restoration – A Case of Perfect Replication of a Change

You’ve followed all the best practices and documentation. Your eDirectory trees are healthy and replicating with no errors. Time is in synchronization and ndsrepair shows no errors or external references hanging out there. So, what do you do when eDirectory gets a request to remove 20,000 members from a group and replicates […]

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By: brianrbenson

April 22, 2010 4:51 pm

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By: palaniappan1

August 18, 2009 3:36 pm

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DHCP – Manual Migration From OpenLDAP to eDirectory on SLES

This article provides information on how to migrate DHCP from OpenLDAP to eDirectory manually on SLES 9 or above, making sure that LDAP based applications do not break. SLES offers eDirectory to be used as an alternate to OpenLDAP, but applications already using LDAP on SLES would break unless there is a provision to migrate […]

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By: palaniappan1

August 7, 2009 11:44 am

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YaST – Manual Migration From OpenLDAP to eDirectory on SLES

This AppNote provides information on how to migrate YaST from OpenLDAP to eDirectory manually on SLES 9 or SLES 10, making sure that LDAP based applications do not break. SLES offers eDirectory to be used as an alternate to OpenLDAP. But applications already using LDAP on SLES would break unless there is a provision to […]

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By: geoffc

June 11, 2009 2:06 pm

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Troubleshooting pam_ldap Against eDirectory Issues

One of the great uses for a directory service is to point things against it to get identity information. For example, Unix systems can authenticate against a number of different systems. The default is known as 'files', which means use the /etc/passwd to store user names, passwords, and other needed information. There was some […]

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By: sideshow

January 2, 2009 9:58 am

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Unattended eDirectory SLES Script

A colleague and I put this script together to help with our server builds that use cloned DIB sets from an existing tree and require a temporary instance of eDirectory running. Some of the switches were hard to find so I thought I would share it here. Feel free to use this as a template […]

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By: tukaram

August 28, 2008 3:13 pm

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Configuration of pdb_nds in Samba server for NDS authentication

pdb_nds is a back-end LDAP authentication method for Samba server. This back-end module provides authentication to the users to the Novell eDirectory™ server (NDS). The eDirectory server can be configured in /etc/samba/smb.conf as follows to allow Samba server to contact eDirectory for user authentication: passdb backend = NDS_ldapsam:ldaps://192.[…]

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By: jhhut

July 24, 2008 10:11 am

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By: mfaris01

April 22, 2008 5:27 pm

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Configuring Linux User Management on non-OES2, SLES 10 Servers

Configuring OES 2 Linux servers for Linux User Management in a normal eDirectory tree is pretty much a no brainer. Configure your Unix Workstation object, enable your groups and users to be LUM enabled and that's pretty much it. But, what about a SLES 10 server that is not running OES2? How can you […]

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By: oasik

February 20, 2008 10:42 am

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Setting a Hard Limit for the eDirectory Cache on Linux

Problem Two to three weeks after initial installation, you might notice that eDirectory keeps stopping/restarting itself, depending on monitoring and configuration, under a heavy load - for no apparent reason. You might also get a -150 INSUFFICIENT MEMORY error when you try to back up with dsbk or eMBox. This might be because you did […]

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