New Patch for eDir

Patch was released and immediately pulled after seeing ndsd cores due to ldap search filters of (guid=).  A new patch is now available.  To view if the new patch has been applied run the command:
zypper list-patches –bugzilla=864542

To apply the patch run the command:

zypper up -t patch oes11sp1-edirectory-887-patch5-8910

The following packages will be upgraded:
novell-NDSbase novell-NDSbase-32bit novell-NDScommon novell-NDSimon
novell-NDSrepair novell-NDSserv novell-NOVLembox novell-NOVLice
novell-NOVLsnmp novell-NOVLsubag novell-dclient novell-dclient-32bit
novell-edirectory-jclnt novell-edirectory-tsands
novell-edirectory-tsands-32bit novell-nmas novell-nmas-libnmasext
novell-nmas-libspmclnt novell-nmas-libspmclnt-32bit novell-nmasclient
novell-nmasclient-32bit novell-npkiapi novell-npkiapi-32bit novell-npkiserver
novell-npkit novell-npkit-32bit novell-sss

To downlowd the stand alone eDirectory patch and to learn more about the patch see eDirectory 8.8 SP7 Patch 5 HotFix 1 (All Platforms)

NDSD Health Check Script

I’ve received a great deal of feed back on the DSfW Health Check Script and applied some changes. One of the suggestions was to do only a ndsd (eDirectory) script. The DSfW Health Check Script works for both DSfW and eDirectory servers, but if all you want to do is check eDirectory health on a DSfW server or want a script only for ndsd that is smaller and simple this is an option.

I am always looking for suggestions. I’ve created a video for the ndsd_heaclthchk script. Watch to to learn about configuring it for your specific needs.

For for NDSD Health Check in the download section.

The configuration options are as follows

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OES 11 SP1 eDirectory Install

Looking to install  eDirectory on OES 11 SP1?  Here is a video going through the install and giving some tips on doing a successful install.