January, 2010

  • I cannot see “Unix attribute” tab even after installing IdMU

    I cannot see “Unix attribute” tab even after installing IdMU. It may happen that you cannot see Unix attribute tab in the users or groups properties even after installing IdMU. This may happen because of either of the two reasons: 1) nisprop...
  • Unable to create username mapping

    Unable to create username mapping We got a scenario where an administrator was unable to create username mapping. He was getting the following error messages in event logs. Log Source Type ID Description...
  • Sco (Unixware cannot access NFS share from windows 2008)

    Recently we got multiple issues, where Unixware client was unable to access NFS share on a Windows 2008 machine. UnixWare client seems broken - it sends V4 GETADDRLIST call and when the server replies, it cannot understand the reply and fails to list...
  • “ypcat command does not list complete list of user…”

    We got an issue from a customer where he said that there is a mismatch between the Number of users in his environment and the user present in the output of ypcat. To start off with, we started collected different sets of output from the dsquery...
  • Using unixUserPassword attribute properly

    In my last posts I discussed regarding NIS and LDAP implantation using new RFC 2307 compliant schema on Windows environment. An important aspect of using these much depends on unixUserAttribute. If you want the Active directory users to change their Windows...
  • A simple script to manage UNIX related attributes in Windows 2003 R2

    Migrating an existing environment running on Services for UNIX 3.5 to Windows 2003 R2 or above is very common these days. Generally we need to copy the values of the attributes for SFU 3.5 to the new attributes. In one of my earlier post I mentioned the...