Scripts and Tools to Download

  • Add DisplayName  –  Populate the DisplayName attribute uses the value in cn.  This is required by BlackBerry.
  • Add Mail  –  Populate the Mail Attribute using the value in the cn attribute.
  • Add uniqueDomainID  –  Adds the uniqueDomainID attribute with a value 1049076 of to users and groups.  The uniquedomainID attribute is used by DSfW to determine if the object is in the domain.  If an object is missing this attribute, DSfW will not recognize the object as being within the domain.
  • Add UserPrincipalName  –  Adds the userPrinicpalName attribute to objects using the value of the cn attribute.
  • ADPH roles  –  Display which server holds each  ADPH role.
  • adsiedit and other tools  –  MS tool that allows you view all objects in a domain.
  • Backup eDirectory script  –  Script to backup eDirectory – DIB directory, NICI directory, and nds.conf.
  • Certificate Re-creation Script  –  Recreate all certificates on the file system used by apache, iPrint, etc.
  • DNS CASA Repair  –  Novell DNS CASA Repair tool will fix CASA issues with Novell DNS.  See the Coolsolutions article for more information.
  • DSfW DNS Health Check  –  Checks that all DSfW/AD specific DNS records can be resolved.
  • DSfW Health Check  –  The script does a basic health check for NDSD and DSfW.  Run with the -h switch to see more options.  This script is a must have for a DSfW server.
  • DSfW Logs  –  Gather DSfW logs and files.  Useful to troubleshoot installs.
  • DSfWMon  –  This is a rpm – daemon of the Monitor DSfW script which monitors DSfW daemons (ports and pids).  Checks for pids, if ports are listening, and if a connection can be made on the ports.  If one of the daemons stop or if one of the ports is not responding , the script will restart the services.  This script is a must have for a DSfW server.
  • DSfW Monitor  –  Monitor DSfW daemons (ports and pids).  Checks for pids, if ports are listening, and if a connection can be made on the ports.  If one of the daemons stop or if one of the ports is not responding , the script will restart the services.  This script is a must have for a DSfW server.
  • DSfW Monitor xad and rpc  –  DSfW xad – rpc Monitor script – This is a continuous loop script that runs every 2 seconds checking that rpcd and xadsd are running, if not it restarts.  This is a troubleshooting script.  Do not use unless directory by Novell Support.
  • DSfW Port Check  –  Monitor DSfW Ports only.  It will check if ports are listening and a connection can be made.  If one of the ports is not responding, the script will restart the services.
  • DSfW Process check  –  Monitor DSfW daemons.  Checks for pids.  If one of the daemons stop, the script will restart the services.
  • DSfW removal tools  –  Use this script to remove DSfW.  It works great if the server is up and running, and works in most cases if the server is partially installed or non functioning.
  • dsrepair for linux  –  A script to make ndsrepair on Linux look similar to dsrepair on NetWare.  It is menu driven and easy to use.
  • eDir NCP statistics – OES Only  –  Gather ndsd, ncp, and memory statistics for troubleshooting slow or hung servers for OES servers
  • eDir statistics – standalone  –  Gather ndsd, and memory statistics for troubleshooting slow or hung servers for standalone eDirectory servers.
  • eDir/DSfW statistics – DSfW Only  –  Gather ndsd, ncp, memory, smb, and xadsd statistics for troubleshooting slow or hung servers for DSfW OES servers
  • Fix Assign Rights TID 7009930  –  Fix assign rights from TID 7009930
  • Fix DNS Guid script  –  Fix the domain guid in the DNS record and the record length
  • Fix ldap objects  –  Fix the ldap objects on a DSfW server.
  • Fix sysvol ACLs  –  Set the sysvol ACLs back to default.
  • GPMC for Windows 7  –  Link to the Group Policy Management Console for Windows 7
  • GPMC for XP and 2003 32bit  –  Link to the Group Policy Management Console for XP and 2003 32 bit.
  • GPO Information script  –  Script to gather GPO information.
  • highutil_gstack-1.5.sh  –  Gather gstacks for a process and force a core.
  •  iotest script – Test I/O writes using eDir API fdatasync.  Anything under 100 MB/s is a concern.
  • LDAP Browser – Apache Studio  –  Nice LDAP Browser
  • LDAP Browser – JXplorer  –  Nice LDAP Browser
  • MMC for Windows 7  –  Link to MMC for Windows 7
  • MMC for XP and 2003 x86  –  Link to MMC for XP
  • modify_grouptype-1.0.sh  –  Change the grouptype on group objects.  See TID 7011498 for more information.
  • NCP Clear Station All  –  A nice script by Olaf Zerfowski to clear ncp connections.  Emulate the clear station all on NetWare.
  • NDSD Health Check  –  A Health check script for eDirectory
  • Objectsid Scripts  –  Scripts to display duplicate ObjectSids, delete ObjectSid from all users, and delete ObjectSid from single user
  • Objectsids – Display Duplicates  –  Display Duplicate Objectsids.  Great tool to use if there are strange results when logging in.
  • Register Servers  –  Script to easily register SLES and OES servers.  See the How To Register OES and SLES Servers Using Command Line and a Script for more information.
  • Rename DSfW Netbios Name  –  Need to rename the NetBios Name, this script makes it easy.
  • Return objects missing uniquedomainid  –  Script to return objects missing the uniqueDomainID.
  • Update Computer acls  –  Add ACLs to Computer objects for the operating system attributes.  This is a must if applying the November 2013 Maintenance Patch.  See TID 7013205 for more information.
  • Utility – ldapPacketTrace  –  A utility to take ndstraces, packet traces, and or enable samba debug.
  • Utility – ndsPacketTrace  –  A utility to take ndstraces, packet traces, and or enable samba debug.
  • Utility – Passwords: diagpwd  –  Link to the diagwpd utility
  • Utility – Passwords: pwdcheck.pl  –  Script that works with diagpwd to analyze universal password sync.
  • Utility – Passwords: rmupwd  –  Link to the rmupwd utility.  It removes the universal password attributes on objects.
  • Utility – Trace Menu  –  A time based ndstrace and packet trace script.  The script will run for the time specified.
  • vi commands  –  Can’t remember VI Commands, this is a great tool to provide commands to cut, past, move, etc..

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