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LJDT: LDAP Data and Schema Comparisons



By: ab

August 7, 2013 2:53 pm

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This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series LJDT - Linux Just Does That

Have you ever wanted to compare data between eDirectory trees, or schema between servers, or objects between entirely different directories (OpenLDAP and eDirectory, for example)? It should be possible, of course, as both systems are accessible via LDAP. Still, how does one go about doing this kind of comparison? Well, because you are running on the right server or workstation, Linux Just Does That.

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Using SUSE Manager for OES Management



By: PMadhan

July 12, 2013 8:43 am

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In response to popular demand, they have made it possible to manage OES11 systems using SUSE Manager. It can also be used to upgrade to OES11SP1.

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zypper equivalent of “rug history” command

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By: smflood

April 11, 2013 10:21 am

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Do you remember the “rug history” command that you could use to list (and search through) previously installed packages?

With rug you could use the “rug history” command to list previously installed packages but strangely this command is missing from zypper.

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Managing your Xen DomU: Difference between “xm new” and “xm create”



By: coolguys-suse

April 9, 2013 9:20 am

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KBOYLE explains some little-known details about managing your virtual machines. When you use Yast to “Create Virtual Machines”, it does several things. For example, suppose you create a VM (DomU) called “oes11″. The information you provide is saved in a file: /etc/xen/oes11. That information is also imported into the XenStore where it can be managed. You can then use “Virtual Machine Manager” to make changes to the DomU configuration saved in the XenStore. You can add devices, increase memory etc. but you will notice that none of those changes are reflected in /etc/xen/oes11.1.

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DHCP, DNS, DDNS, and TSIG configuration on OES 11 (SLES 11)



By: paulsenj

January 3, 2013 11:23 am

Reads: 1939

This article explains how to re-create a simple DHCP and DNS setup with DDNS working in very little time. Time involved for a simple network topology: ~30 minutes!

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Novell OES Clustering with NSS on vSphere 4.x



By: paulsenj

June 1, 2012 1:02 pm

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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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In-Place Upgrade NetWare to Open Enterprise Server



By: mweiss2

October 3, 2011 11:03 am

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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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SLES10SP4 support for OES2SP3 is live!



By: gldavis

September 9, 2011 10:00 am

Reads: 154

Looking to add SLES10SP4 to your OES2 servers?

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Blocking the SLES10SP4 bundles flowing onto OES2 Servers via ZEN11



By: vnagaraj

June 8, 2011 5:35 pm

Reads: 267

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

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Ensuring files for patches are accurate in SMT



By: khurni

December 16, 2010 4:42 pm

Reads: 650

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

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