By: jmeldrum

November 11, 2011 1:42 pm


How to set up AutoAdminLogon with the Novell Client for Linux on SLE 11

Setup Process: Step #1 - Configure the desktop to automatically login. Launch YaST or YaST2 Click on System-->Sysconfig Editor-->Desktop-->Displaymanager-->displaymanager_autologin Enter the username used in logging into the desktop. Now after the workstation is rebooted, the workstation should automatically do a local login to the desktop. Step #2 […]

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By: utlemming

June 25, 2008 12:46 pm


Enabling UID 0 logins via LDAP or other external authentication source

Scope This article is targeted at advanced users migrating from other Linux platforms to SUSE Linux who require UID 0 logins. Skill Level The methods described in this article are advanced. If you fail to follow the precautions, you will be booting into the rescue system to recover. Security Note There is a reason why […]

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By: dhardik

April 11, 2008 3:02 am


SSH Quick Login and Get Result Approach: No More Long Syntax!

Many of you know how to do password-less login with SSH. Below is my approach. person@NOVELLDESK:~> ssh-keygen -t dsa Generating public/private dsa key pair. Enter file in which to save the key (/home/person/.ssh/id_dsa): Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase): Enter same passphrase again: Your identification has been saved in /home/person/.ssh/id_dsa. Your public […]

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By: DamianMyerscough

December 5, 2007 2:50 pm


Biometric Fingerprint Scan

Problem: Weak security. Solution: Implement biometric fingerprint authentication. Environment: This article was tested on SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop SP1. Note: If you receive the following error:"fprint_demo: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory" Issue the following command: ln -s /opt/gnome/lib/ /usr/lib/libfprint.[…]

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