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Microsoft Windows 10 Attachment Manager not working

For compliancy reasons we need to demonstrate that users downloading and then running certain file types (namely .exe) are first presented with a warning (for Cyber Essentials). The setup are Windows ...
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Synchronize users and passwords from LDAPS (Novell-based) to Azure Active Directory

We are a school and have a Novell/NetIQ directory service for our local computers. Multiple services (such as Moodle) are connected over Open LDAP/LDAPS (Port 636) for user authentication. We would ...
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Windows treats mapped drives differently based on host server type (Netware vs 2008R2), file create issues

We have a ~30 PC heterogeneous network environment. DOS, Linux, OSX, Windows 98, XP, 7 , and 10 clients, to name a few. The question: How can I get Windows desktops to treat Mapped network drives as ...
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Credential Provider showing incorrect tiles

EDIT: Turns out I was probably overthinking this. See answer below. This may or may not be better on SuperUser, it's regarding issues with a few workstations failing to cleave to the Enterprise ...
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Merging Novell and Active Directory Users

After having two separate companies merge into one, we were left with two existing environments, a Novell environment, and an Active Directory environment. Prior administration decided not to merge ...
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Turn LDAP tracing on WebSphere 7?

I am having difficulty logging into our test environment, but not production. I confirmed in the WebSphere Admin console that our LDAP configuration is the same as production. Nothing has changed on ...
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When I ncpmount a Novell server under Linux (Ubuntu 14.04), I do not see filenames with accented characters

I use Linux on my computer at work and the server uses Novell. I am friendly with the IT staff in a "don't bother us, and we won't bother you" kind of way, and I can usually fix my problems myself ...
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how do I change 1000 user passwords using ldap? [closed]

I have 1000 users I need to change the password for to a known password for a migration tool (groupwise to exchange). I do not have any of the existing password. How do I change the password for 1000 ...
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LDAP config for Novell export

I am trying to export the email userlist from groupwise via the consoleOne export tool.. In the tool, they ask for some basic LDAP parameters that make little sense in the GUI (I dislike GUIs). http:/...
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connect to groupwise mbox with mutt

I am try to extract the GroupWise mailbox userlist and emails via script. I am told that Groupwise is in mbox format mutt looks for .maildir which does not exist on a Novell server. How can I ...
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How to integrate a network; share resources

An engineering department has been running its own network for years with a NovellNetware server using IPX/SPX protocol.All 25 client computers are running windows XP Professional.This network is ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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running a linux script to check on process and if stopped how to make it start the process

We are running OES2/SuSE. The problem is with our groupwise webaccess. From time to time it stops and we just have to restart the process. The commands are: rcgrpwise status rcgrpwise start How ...
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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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novell certificate file missing after restart

Every time I restart my Novell Groupwise on Suse Open Enterprise server the root certificate goes missing. Thats why ldap is not starting and so the other services are not working. After repairing the ...
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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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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 User Login / Logout logging/tracking

Currently we're running OES 2.0.1 / SLES 10.2 and I'm trying to figure out how to track when users log in and out of the system. I've been googling around for a couple hours and all I can find is that ...
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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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Drive failure-Novell Netware [closed]

Small business in San Clemente, CA. 2 out of 3 drives have failed. Data is on server, can't get to server. Has to be restored to a Netware server. Anyone have suggestions who works with Novell ...
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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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Netware - display user groups

Is there command in netware that will allow me to display all groups that user belongs to in login script?
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Remote network SLES install error on ia64

Does anyone have any experience installing SLES though lanboot on ia64? I have done plenty of network SLES installs for i386 and x86_64, even PowerPC, but for some reason ia64 is stumping me. I have ...
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How can I read ArcServe6 backup tapes?

I have got several 100 tapes of backups created with ArcServe6 for Netware. Also I have got two tape drives with which these tapes were written. I tried setting up a Netware server and installing ...
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Novell access manager VMC proc 200% cpu then restarts

First off we have an SR opened with Novell but I figure I'd ask here anyway. The quick scenario is this. When the load average on one of the access gateways (LAG) spiked above 2.0 I saw some CPU wait ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Did Novell Netware ever come in 64-bit?

I need to know for my script, was there ever a 64-bit version of Netware? I am going to guess no.
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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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Apache mod_authnz_ldap: how to use windows credentials without prompting the user?

Is it possible to use mod_authnz_ldap to protect a virtual directory, but without prompting the user for his username? I'd just like to use his windows login and check if it exists on the LDAP server ...
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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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Mount Access Novell Netware 4.11 file(s) on Windows XP or above

We have old servers that serve application using FoxPro database and it's currently still operating till today. The operating system is using Netware 4.11 and the client is dumb terminal (boot from ...
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problems after migration of a foxpro app from novell to samba

I had to decomission an old novell server which served for shares in a medium network (~30 workstations) and chose a virtualized samba solution (freebsd under vmware esxi) after the first two weeks, ...
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