December, 2009

  • Oh gosh, I deleted my passwd map

    Oh gosh, I deleted my passwd map “Oh my God, I accidently deleted my NIS passwd map definition from ADSIEdit ”. We have faced many a similar situations in our life. Once you install Server for NIS, you get some standard maps. You have the liberty...
  • Gateway for NFS

    Gateway for NFS “I wish I had to configure only one machine as NFS share” Many of us who are new to “Services for Unix” asks this question. Gateway for NFS comes as a rescue to them. It is a part of Services for Unix 3.5. However, Gateway for NFS...
  • Using Identity Management for UNIX effectively - Part II

    In this post let’s take a looks around managing UNIX related attributes. Once we install Server for NIS and related components on a domain controller the User, Group and Computer objects gets a separate property page – UNIX Attributes. ...
  • Disk Space is showing as 0.0 MB for NFS components in Add Remove Windows Component

    When you go to Control Panel-Add Remove windows component and select Microsoft Services for NFS to install, you will see the size as 0.0 MB. The actual size for this component is 3.9 mb. This is just an issue on certain builds of Windows XP, Windows 2003...
  • SUA SDK for Windows 7

    The SUA SDK for Windows 7 is taking longer to see the day light. The news is it is going to take some more time before being published publicly. I will again make a post once it is made avaialable.
  • Server for NIS using too many Ephemeral ports

    The Server for NIS initiates recursive LDAP queries on AD and in some environments, where the ports do not close quickly enough, it can create problems like TCP port Exhaustion . When a client initiates a TCP/IP socket connection to a server, the...