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OpenLDAP and range attributes

I am trying to query the "member" attribute of a groupOfNames object, and in AD, I can be sure to retrieve all of them, should they exceed the maximum of 1000 entries, by using ranged attribute ...
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AD - storing last 4 of employee social sec number as the employeeNumber attritubte?

I am currently working on scripting some of our access at work and would love an easy way to enter and retrieve the last 4 of a user's social sec number. It's the primary way we identify people that ...
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Any debugfs command to set file capability?

I need an executable inside an ext2 loop filesystem to have the CAP_NET_ADMIN (cap_net_admin) file capability set. If it is possible with debugfs, what exactly would be the commands I would type in? ...
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How do I load JSON attributes pass via knife through chef recipes?

I have a web server that basically accepts input for a knife ec2 create server command. In my knife command, I pass in -j '{"branch":"clone"}' From documentation I thought I would be able to do ...
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AD plugin or utility that generates unique uidnumber / gidnumber on creation

I'm looking for either: A plugin that will auto-generate a unique uidNumber attribute value for new users and a unique gidNumber attribute value for new groups upon creation. A configurable ...
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View/Find all compressed files on the server?

I need to find all compressed files/folders regardless of file format on a Windows Server 2003 machine. Search options do not provide this capability. Is there a way to list/view all compressed ...
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While using an ntfs smb share for mac users, do symbolic links and extended attributes work?

We have a majority of mac users but we'd rather support their file sharing using a Windows server with an ntfs drive, or at least a Linux server with ext3. We've had trouble, much trouble, utilizing ...
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Practical uses of the immutable flag in Linux [closed]

Does anyone have real world scenarios where they've used the immutable flag in Linux? chattr +i file.txt Since root can unset the attribute, it seems like you're protecting the file against users ...
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How to use `list` to locate attributes changed to `s---ia-------`?

My linux CentOS server has been compromised lately (rootkit). Some files attributes have been changed, for example the command : lsattr /bin/ls gives s---ia------- /bin/ls How cand I use find ...
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Overriding attributes with Chef Solo

I'm trying to install Maven 3 using Chef Solo and the following cookbook: http://community.opscode.com/cookbooks/maven The cookbook installs Maven 2 by default, and the first time I ran it, it ...
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Custom attributes in Active Directory - determining usage/function and possible removal options?

I've bumped into a highly-customized Active Directory environment (2003 FL) that's got me wondering if there's any particularly easy way to figure out what a custom attribute's function is, and what, ...
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Linux ext4 “extents” attribute

I noticed the e attribute on several files/directories on Linux machines installed on ext4 filesystems. [kelly@p2820887.pubip.serverbeach.com ~]$ lsattr -d /bin -------------e- /bin According to ...
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ActiveDirectory lastLogonTimeStamp Inactive

In joining a new company, I have inherited it's history. I find that the User and Computer Object property lastLogonTimeStamp is not available. I have checked that the AD Schema version is 2003 R2, ...
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Where can I find more information about custom/extension attributes in Active Directory?

I want to be able use a script to write/read from extensionAttribute1-15 I was wondering where I could find more info about the size of these fields, what can be written into them. I've used google, ...
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How to delegate control to write to directReports attribute

I'm trying to give my bind user account the ability to write to the directReports attribute. When I get into the properties, almost every other attribute has a read and a write option. I only see ...
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How can I use rsync from serverA to serverB via USB hard disk drives?

I'm trying to syncronize two NAS remotely located. They run FreeNAS 8.0.3 and I've been using rsync to syncronize data over the Internet. The sync literally copies NAS1 to NAS2. Unfortunately, the ...
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How to allow some (non-admin) users to edit address/phone properties for all AD users?

I need to allow HR people to edit some attributes for all Active Directory users (phone numbers, address, and similar contact informations), without giving them full administrative rights. They will ...
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In Chef, how do I access attributes set in the environment JSON from cookbook attributes files?

I have a chef system where we have multiple environments and have attributes set in evironment JSON. I'm having trouble accessing these from within cookbook attribute files and recipes.
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NTFS network file copy hangs on +R attrib files / Server 2008 R2

I have encountered at least two server 2008 R2 machines that were recently built that exhibit identical behavior. When using explorer to copy a folder of files from or to the affected host, any file ...
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SharePoint and use of AD's wWWHomePage attribute

While looking at the wWWHomePage attribute in Active Directory, a web search found some questions on lousier Q&A sites, that indicate that SharePoint will populate the wWWHomePage attribute on a ...
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Defining date attributes in openldap

There doesn't appear to be a standard date syntax. How do people handle entering dates into ldap so that they are comparable and invalid data can't be entered? I'm hoping to enforce a fairly ...
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SharePoint: users cannot see document create or last modified dates

As the SharePointServices admin user for my organization, I can see all the attributes created and last modified date on documents. However, all non-admin users cannot see them. For example, all ...
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how to delete files owned by Apache?

I've installed a CMS on a shared host running Apache, now when I try to delete the root directory, some sub-directories are left with a "Permission denied" error and I can't change their attributes. ...
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How do I figure out what is changing the userWorkstations attribute in Active Directory?

I just took over the IT for a medium sized business with a three domain controllers (2003/2008 Standard) and whenever I create a new user, after some time the user account cannot log into most ...
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Using rsync and which directories should I place in my exclude file when using rsync?

I would like to use a CentOS VM for a mirrored full backup of my CentOS mail server. Both are the same version and are up-to-date. I have found that without excluding certain directories the VM backup ...
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Powershell .lnk deployment/syncing - lnk description attribute

I have been working on a powershell sync script that will be used to control what users have on their desktop (mainly lnk/shortcut files). I have it currently setup to do basic comparisons to ...
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Fastest way to search for file attributes on windows?

I have many files, 2TB be exact, and must find/search for files by creator and creation date and others file attributes. What in your opinion would be the best way to do these kinds of searches? ...
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Is there a tool that lets an end user manage attributes in Active Directory?

There are attributes in Active Directory such as manager and telephone numbers which can get out of date quickly. Is there an open source or inexpensive tool that can help with management of these ...