By: mfaris01

December 14, 2010 10:09 am

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 the change to all of the replicas?

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By: brianrbenson

April 22, 2010 4:51 pm

freeRADIUS 2.1.8 on SLES 10 with eDirectory Integration

Installation and Configuration of freeRADIUS 2.1.8 on SLES with eDirectory integration.

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By: palaniappan1

August 18, 2009 3:36 pm

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.

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By: palaniappan1

August 7, 2009 11:44 am

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, 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 the existing data from OpenLDAP to eDirectory.

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By: geoffc

June 11, 2009 2:06 pm

Troubleshooting pam_ldap Against eDirectory Issues

Geoff Carman explains Pluggable Authentication Modules. Learn how to configure them, and how to troubleshoot them when things go awry.

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By: sideshow

January 2, 2009 9:58 am

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 for your own environments.

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By: tukaram

August 28, 2008 3:13 pm

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).

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By: jhhut

July 24, 2008 10:11 am

Automatic network configuration and eDirectory configuration for bootable VMware images

Set up your SLES 10 VMware image to automatically create virtual network adapters at boot time and configure the eDirectory configuration file for newly acquired DHCP addresses during boot.

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By: mfaris01

April 22, 2008 5:27 pm

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

Looking for a way to provide a standard across all your SLES 10 servers to use the same eDirectory authentication for local access? In this article, we will successfully configure LUM on a “non-OES2”, SLES 10 server to allow users in your eDirectory LUM-enabled group to authenticate to this server without creating local accounts, using their eDirectory ID’s and passwords.

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By: oasik

February 20, 2008 10:42 am

Setting a Hard Limit for the eDirectory Cache on Linux

Two to three weeks after initial installation, you might notice that eDirectory keep stopping/restarting itself under a heavy load – for no apparent reason. Find out why this might be happening, as Oguz Kutlu Asik explains …

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