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Howto: repair eDirectory on a SLES server

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ndsrepair allows you to maintain and repair the eDirectory database of a Novell eDirectory tree.  ndsrepair is the linux equivalent of Netware’s dsrepair tool. To run ndsrepair on a SLES 10 SP1 server,  from a terminal window type: ndsrepair You can find the entire list of command line options applicable to ndsrepair here at the Novell eDirectory […]

Howto: Determine the version of eDirectory in SLES 10 SP1

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To determine the version of eDirectory running on a SLES 10 SP1 server,  from a terminal window type: ndsd –version or ndsrepair -T or ndsstat The ndsstat utility displays information related to Novell eDirectory servers. The utility displays the eDirectory tree name, the fully distinguished server name, the eDirectory version, and the RootMostEntryDepth. The RootMostEntryDepth […]

Howto: Remove eDirectory from a SLES 9 SP3 server

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I’ve decided to format our SLES 9 SP3 server and put a nice, fresh installation of SLES 10.1/OES2 onto it. Before I can do that though, I need to remove the SLES server and it’s replicas from eDirectory. From a console session on the SLES server, run the following command (logged in as root): ndsconfig […]