June, 2010

  • Unable to execute windows commands in a single line through RSH

    Recently we got a issue where customer wanted to start/stop windows service using RSH. The operating system is Windows 2008 R2. Interix rsh was configured on the customer's box. From the Unix client when we execute the command “rsh –l...
  • Unable to install NFS on Windows 2008

    We were working on a case in which we were unable to install NFS components on Windows 2008. Whenever we begin the installation, we get the error message: 80070643 cannot install NFS We were also getting the error message with the event id 7001. ...
  • Unable to save the User name mapping information in windows 2008

    We do get cases where the User name mapping information is lost after restarting the Server/User name mapping service. This happens when we set up the User Name Mapping information on windows 2008/Windows 2003 R2 using GUI. The issue started with...
  • Network error 67: The network name cannot be found

    We were working on a case in which users were unable to mount NFS share from a UNIX machine on a Windows 2003 NFS Client. The NFS share was configured on Solaris and we were able to see the share using the showmount command. usually network error 67 means...
  • Managing Server for NIS properly - Part I

    Once we install Server for NIS on a domain controllers managing this service is one on the important task. The Identity Management for UNIX provided couple of useful tools to manage this service. In the c:\windows\idmu\common directory we have the...
  • Installing IDMU on Windows 2008 R2 Server Core

    If you are planning to install Identity Management for UNIX after configuring a Windows 2008 R2 Server Core as a Domain Controller; the L news is you cannot install these tools in this scenario. There is no way this can be done. The only way to overcome...
  • Unable to write into a NFS share from Unix clients

    Recently we got a case where customer was able to mount NFS share but was unable to read and write into it. The NFS share was hosted on Windows 2003 R2 and we were trying to access /read-wite to the shares from a HP-UX client. While troubleshooting...
  • Finding list of SFU related attributes

    It may happen that you need the list of all SFU related attributes in a domain. Although there is no in-built way to get the list, here is a small script which will traverse your domain and generate a list of all the attributes that are used by SFU. These...
  • Steps to disable Client for NFS cache

    Couple of days back, we were working on a problem in which user was trying to access NFS share using “map network drive” option. He is able to access it for the first time but when he tries to access it again after disconnecting the drive...