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Need advice for working with an old NetWare server

Hey, I have an old server at the police dept that they want to pull some data off of. Unfortunately, anybody who might have known anything about it is long since resigned / retired / passed away. No ...
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Novell Netware 6.5 Server Logs

I have inherited a Novell Netware 6.5 server to manage. We had have some users move folders into other folders that they were not supposed to be able to do. Additionally, there have been cases were ...
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GroupWise 6.5 IMAP Service Shuts Down-Needs Constant Restarting

I have an issue with my aging (and soon to be replaced) GroupWise 6.5 system. The IMAP service in the GWIA tends to periodically shut down, requiring that I restart the service. When IMAP is down, my ...
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How to force Novell Client to access NDS tree on a specific IP interface

I have a legacy NetWare 6.5 server that offers file shares to about 40 clients. It also acts as the router between our two internal subnets and our parent agency's network. We are planning on ...
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NetWare to SLES Apache alias

I have a NetWare server running Apache that has directory aliases that call out to other NetWare servers. I'm about to migrate one of those NetWare servers to SLES10SP3 with OES2. When I test the ...
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Error ORA-01034: Oracle not available

I have an old Novell server which runs DocsOpen. I know very little about this system, basically we had a disk fault which halted the system. The server was rebooted and came up, I had to manually ...
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windows clients cannot get dns resolution until you open and close ipv4 properties page

This strange problem has started recently. Some windows clients cannot seem to get dns resolution to the internet after boot, and sometimes again at some point in the day. Internal hosts are also slow ...
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Database Administrator

I have a Novell LDAP server running on RHEL. and I want to authenticate my LDAP users from the Website on one of my machine having HTTP, so I use in the httpd.conf <Directory /var/www/html> ...
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How can I administer Netware via a vitual machine (VirtualBox perhaps)?

We have several Novell Netware file sharing that we are inheriting. This is temporary and we are transitioning to our Samba based file sharing. For the time being, I need to be able to login to ...
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Is it possible to have Novell NCP on top of IPv6?

Is it possible to configure NetWare Core Protocol to run over IPv6?
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Novell Netware and SAMBA Access

We are working on migrating from a Novell Netware 6.5 (not OES) platform over to MS Active Directory. While performing testing, etc. we have found the need to have access to shares on the Novell ...
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novell netware benefits

I am in the process of moving a business' servers to a virtualized solution; so far so good, but the main problem is an old novell server (v4.something, from 1999) it seems to me that its functions ...
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Data Backup Solution

I'm looking for some input on backing up data on our servers. We are running a pair of Novell servers that primarily act as file servers. When I look at our data, I'm not concerned about the Network ...
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determining trustee of directories on novell netware volume

Currently there are a lot of directories (user home directories that may no longer exist) on a netware volume. As this number is significant, I'm in need of an easy way of determining if there are any ...
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Server Performance Comparison

We recently moved our users Home folders and shared drives onto a Novell OES server from a Novell Netware 6.5 server. All the folders are stored on a LeftHand SAN attached to the server through an ...
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Data Center Automation tools and Novell Suse Linux?

I'm looking for info to automate the patching/updating process for several hundred Suse machines. Apart from Zenworks and SMT is there other patch management/automation tools you know with good ...
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Novell Cluster services monitoring with Nagios

I am trying to find plugins or configuration settings to monitor Novell clustered services and was wondering if anyone has done this before or has any info they can share The system I am trying to ...
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How do I export the groupwise database into .pst or .csv format?

I have only an ssh connection to the server and I need to extract the groupwise database and import all the users and hopefully emails too into MS Exchange. When you google for tools, the only thing ...
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Exporting Client Data from Groupwise 6.5 to Outlook 2010 without Crashing

My employer has recently moved from Novell GroupWise 6.5 to Exchange 2010. We've imposed mailbox limits on staff but we still need to move their old messages, contacts, calendars, etc. over to Outlook ...
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Using OpenLDAP to proxy to an Novell eDirectory LDAP Server

I'm currently trying to use OpenLDAP as a proxy to a Novell LDAP server and running in to a few problems. It seems that only certain objects are coming through and there's almost no hierarchy. (I can ...
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Novell JRBUtils How do I find a combined membership of multiple groups without duplicates

Using GRPLIST.EXE from JRBUtils I can get a list of all members in one group or another, or even a list of members that appear in multiple groups (excluding the indivudals not in one or the other). ...
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Novell iPrint Client delays Windows login

At the University I work at, we have a system in which every student gets a laptop and this laptop comes installed with the Novell iPrint client to allow for wireless printing throughout campus. This ...
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Novell Clustering Problem

I am trying to cluster 3 servers to then mount an NSS. I have all 3 configured and ready to roll. The only problem is none of them are apart of any cluster. When I run the: "cluster join" command I ...
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Login script on windows client does not map drives correctly

This script is located in the OU container of a sample Organization tree in an eDirectory that I created for the purpose of exploring and troubleshooting. This is not a critical/ live system setup. ...
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Many (thousands) SNPP connections

Novell Linux server used for Novell Access Gateway. When I run netstat -a I get thousands of CLOSE_WAIT state connections from localhost:xxxx to localhost:snpp. 1st question how can I trace the ...
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Rewind print job under Windows Server 2008

We are in the transition from Novell NetWare to Windows server 2008. In case of the printer server we print jobs thousands of pages long. NetWare printer manager has a handy function which allows to ...
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How does Windows handle Time? Updating RTC, etc. (Active Directory and Novell E-Directory)

I'm troubleshooting some time issues in my domain and before making any big changes I want to have a thorough understanding of what's going on. I've got a few lingering questions at the moment: What ...
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Know my novell server version and adding a user

how do i know the version of novell on my server when it has already been installed? How do i add a user to the novell user? is there a graphical user interface to manage novell services?
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login time attribute in eDirectory

I cannot find an attribute in our eDirectory schema that provides a record of a user's last login time, as in what is the date and time of their last login, not how long were they logged in for (don't ...
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Move Groupwise POA from SLES to Windows

I'm attempting to move a GroupWise POA from a crippled SLES cluster to a 2008R2 server, it appears all the binaries meet the requirements, but where the documentation fails me are for a few questions: ...
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novell oes 2 and mac os x compatability

Hey Folks, I'm curious as to the level of support Novell OES 2 has for mac os x. Particularly filesharing and also groupwise. What resources are there that address the issue? Thanks, Matt Delves
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Novell sles replica problem

We have a sles10 sp2 oes2 sp1 server that is in eDirectory as a replica server. However in our ds ring it is not showing up. It shows up as synched for time but it will not show up in our replica ...
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Where can I find a link to download the SP2 of OES2?

I have a Netware Novell server with an eDirectory and different objects configured. I implemented an OEServer2 SP1 to emulate a DSfW to manage the eDirectory with AD. I join the domain with the ...
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Novell Client logout with windows logoff

I have a windows 2008 R2 server that's running the Novell Client 2 SP2. I noticed that when I remote in to the system and then logoff of my remote session the Novell client also logs out. Is there a ...
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What was SPX from the IPX/SPX stack ever used for? [closed]

Been trying to learn about older networking protocols a bit, and figured that I would start with IPX/SPX. So I built two MS-DOS virtual machines in VirtualBox, and got IPX communications working ...
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Check that NLM is patched in Netware 6.5

We need to solve vulnerability CVE-2011-4191 "Stack-based buffer overflow in the xdrDecodeString function in XNFS.NLM in Novell NetWare 6.5 SP8 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or ...
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Novel Netware 5.1 network drives for windows

We have a novel netware 5.1 file server in use for several years with xp machines now we have a new win 7 machine. I downloaded the novell network client for windows put in the tree and context info ...
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Changing eDirectory Password From Linux Machine

I have Configured LDAP Authentication for my Linux Machines. The LDAP Server is Novell eDirectory. The LDAP Users are able to login into the machine. But when i am issuing passwd command it is asking ...
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How can I aggregate account lockout events in Novell eDirectory?

I'm seeing an account become locked out pretty frequently and I wanted to pull an aggregated log together of all of the lockout events so I could get a better idea of what times it's occurring. ...
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Release File Lock on OES2

In the past with NetWare we could use Remote Manager to see what user had a file locked, and clear the connection. How is this accomplished for an NSS volume hosted on OES2 Linux? Thanks, Tom
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Can an IT shop that is 'all novell' support Mac OS X?

I don't have the specifics on our company's network; but all the Windows PCs (Windows XP) currently in my new company's environment use novell client to sign in and use Novell's groupwise for email. ...
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Novell Passwords

I'm looking for some clarification on how I should go about making a "universal" password on Novell. In consoleone under my eDirectory tree, I click properties, and under Login Methods there are ...
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Zenworks 10 high cpu usage from dbsrv10

Specifically the process called dbsrv10 is always pegged at 100% or more CPU usage. I've tried clearing the queue-flush using these commands: zman queue-flush F zman queue-flush S However this only ...
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I am running OpenSUSE 10.1 SLES - Can I install non-Novell distributed packages?

I have inherited an OpenSUSE 10.1 SLES box, with several virtual SLES machines running under it. The subscription for the regular, Novell-provided updates has expired. Can I circumvent renewing this ...
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Novell Identity Manager (NIM) 3.6: How to make an image part of the resources for HTML reports?

This question might not belong here, and since this is related to an identity management product, I thought I could ask nonetheless. I'm currently working to list all of the user identities in ...
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Hyper-V Host/OES2 Guest - Guest Time doesnt stay in sync

So we've finally migrated from our old Netware environment to a virtualized OES2 system. Everything is working with the exception of time sync. On boot the time syncs up like normal. But I very ...
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Simulating load from GroupWise clients (MUA) on GroupWise POAs

We are looking to simulate the load of many clients sending mail, and we want it to be scriptable. The part that we are unsure about is if our possible message submission methods (SMTP and SOAP) are ...
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Trustees Being Ignored on NSS Volume

I'm trying to figure out what's going on here. I migrated a server from NW6.5SP8 to OES2 Linux. All the trustees on the NSS volumes came over and at some point in the past week, they started being ...
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Restart Novell Remote Manager (NetWare)

Is there an easy way to restart the Novell Remote Manager on NetWare? I tried to unload/release HTTPSTKD.nlm but there are WAY too many dependencies. I've tried many different variations of ...
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Local DVD / CD Caches for SLES and OES2 Linux

I'd like to copy my SLES10SP3 and OES2SP2 disks to the system so I don't need to continually insert them for package management. What's the best way to do this?