WinMerge is an Open Source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare both folders and files, presenting differences in a visual text format that is easy to understand and handle. Useful for determining what has changed between project versions, and then merging changes between versions. WinMerge can be used as an external differencing/merging tool or as a standalone application.
MakeSU allows you to create a new user with full object rights to the [Root] object. Assign a new or existing user full rights to any object within the tree.
PKI Certificate Expiry Reporter uses an LDIF file as input and generates a report on key expiry for certificates.
AdRem Free Remote Console is a more secure replacement for RCONSOLE.
LDAP Browser and Editor by Jarek Gawor - powerful and deadly!
Softerra LDAP Browser is a lightweight explorer-like LDAP client.
Handy File Tool is a very fast and simple file manager, which helps you make quick work of file searching, text replacement, and bulk renaming across a range of file formats and attributes.
SwitcherX allows you to work with 2 destops on Windows NT/2k/XP.
RTMonitor is a brilliant monitoring tool for BorderManager written by Victor Kulichkin.
Nagios is an Open Source host, service and network monitoring program, n'w widely accepted as the defacto standard.
JRB Utils are a collection of command line based utilities for managing NetWare, ideally suited to bulk operations.
NDS Magic is a powerful eDirectory query tool that's easy to use.
Trustee.nlm allows you to export and import trustee rights, similar to TRUSTBAR.NLM but with long filename support.
NCPSync is a utility to synchronize eDirectory trees, sub-trees and/or filesystems fast via NCP.
NSSCpt.nlm is a console command for rectifying invalid filenames for Unicode, but it also has useful ATTRIB capabilities that I have found useful for recursively applying/removing file attributes. It's located in the tools\nsstools sub-folder in Novell Support packs.
Webmin is a free, web-based Linux tool that can be used for administering IP routes and other services.
LogCheck parses system logs and generates e-mail reports based on anomalies.
LogSurfer is a simple utility for parsing log files line by line and can allows great flexibility in defining what should happen under various circumstances.
NetTime is a third-party NTP server for Windows.
NDS Snoop can be used to manage and examine your schema. Because it can modify the schema and NDS objects, you need to be careful when using it.
DSRIGHTS can be used to display the effective rights that one object in eDirectory has to another object and to display how those rights were derived.
Schema Compare allows you to easily compare the schema of two servers.
Hidden Object Locator is a valuable tool. It allows you to find objects that have been hidden from your view in the tree, such as a secret container where an unknown user with administrative rights may reside. The instructions for using it can be found here.
Toolbox provides additional netware 'erver console commands that are extremely useful particularly for automating common tasks.
CRON is the essential tool for scheduling commands to execute at specified dates and times, allowing you to automate maintenance tasks.
Trustee Copy copies trustee assignments from one directory structure to another, a really useful tool.
Ethereal is a free protocol analyzer tool that comes highly recommended by many in the industry.
Nessus is an open source tool for scanning your network for vulnerabilities, it is shipped with SUSE Linux. It should be used carefully and only with appropriate authority from system administrators as it can crash systems.
Snort is an intrusion detection system based on attack signatures. Probably the most sophisticated open source tool of its kind available.tool for scanning your network for vulnerabilities, it is shipped with SUSE Linux. It should be used carefully and only with appropriate authority from system administrators as it can crash systems.
Novell related downloads, news, articles and/or discussions can be found at the following sites:
abeNd.org, Novell News for IT Professionals.
Dave's NovellShareware.com, the Internet resource of miscellaneous software for NetWare professional.
DreanLan Network Consulting, offer a range of Novell tools, both free and paid for.
Holger Dopp, software for the Novell community.
The Novell Museum, the virtual archive of Novell memorabilia.
I Want NetWare
Tek-Tips BorderManager Forum
MX Guarddogs free server spam filter service
As blog mania infects the whole planet, yes there's many a Novell nerd's blog to enjoy:
"Thoughts, information and technical insights from a Network Engineer. (Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox). Mostly Novell and Linux related." NetWare content frequently shows up.
"Tribulations of an achedemic systems (NetWare and Windows) admin. State secrets will be kept out of here, and names where possible obscured. The knowledgeable may figure it out." A University system-administrator with a large NetWare installation.
Diary of a ZEN Master
Ex-Novell Consultant talks IT Management and life as a Novell customer.
Novell Cool Blogs
written by key Novell personnel who are responsible for creating, supporting, and marketing Novell's products.
a GroupWise blog by GWCheck.com, Gert's GroupWise only website, since 2002.
GWAVA Nation Blog
GWAVA Nation is a brand-new web community devoted to helping you get the most out of your investment in GWAVA products.
was set up by Seb Payne and is maintained by the iFolder community. It brings together a number of iFolder related blogs.
, it's all about Identity Manager.
, the blog of Brian Scott, Network Consultant and SUSE Linux enthusiast.
Official Novell BlogsNovell Chief Marketing Officer
, John Dragoon
John Dragoon serves as Novell's senior vice president and chief marketing officer. He is responsible for all aspects of Novell's marketing strategy and activities worldwide.
Novell Chief Technology Officer
, Dr. Jeff Jaffe
Dr. Jeff Jaffe serves as the executive vice president and chief technology officer for Novell. He is responsible for Novell's technology direction, as well as leading Novell's product business units.
Novell Open PR
gives Novell watchers information about what's happening in the company that might not make the cut for a press release, but is still of interest to the market and Novell's customers.
View from Around the World
, Ross Chevalier offers his take on the global market.
provides a place where Novell technology enthusiasts can interact with some of Novell's best and brightest people and the various areas of Novell technology that they lead.
Where to find mailing lists that you might want to subscribe to, these links lead to over 69 lists!
SUSE Linux mailing lists
Novell subscription central
Novell NTTP Mailing List The Novell Technology Transfer Partners (TTP) is an international group of loyal Novell higher education customers that share information with each other and Novell. Membership is restricted, you can read more about it here.
Main Novell Links
Links to official Novell web-pages, some of which you may not have known about!
Novell UK: United Kingdom
Novell Linux Users International
Novell Users International
OpenSUSE Education Partners
Suse Linux Portal
Keep up-to-date on the latest threats.
CERT Coordination Center