IDM and PHP utilites, mainly Novell related
I'm no guru when it comes to this sort of thing, and not an
especially talented coder, but these are things that have proved
useful to my work, so they're offered up on that basis. Its mainly
things that I've developed at my work, but somewhat tidied up and
commented at home in my own time to (I hope) make the code a bit less
shameful in public view. A drawback of the tidy up process is that I
don't have a development environment in which I can test the tidied
up versions of the code, so the odd "error in translation"
is quite feasible.
These snippets and utilities are licensed under the University
of Illinois/NCSA Open Source License This is GPL compatible, but
doesn't restrict the use the code is put to. Here
is the text of the license as it applies to this code.
- iprintlist. This is very
Novell specific. it provides an easy way for users to select between
different iPrint Servers, including a means of detecting the nearest
server by ip address range. Only useful at Novell shops using iPrint
on a fair sized network.
- dsbedit. A pair of php
scripts that can be used to make batch changes to an LDAP directory
from data in a csv file. Should work with any LDAP directory, but
there are some Novell specific customisations, notably with handling
the Novell format for Home Directories.
- dsmobj. Another set of
scripts for manipulating LDAP directories. Whereas dsbedit takes a
list of CNs for objects with different CNs, dsmobj makes the same
change to multiple objects with the same CN in a large directory. It
was designed for manipulating ZEN application objects in a largish
tree with multiple WAN nodes, each containing app objects with the
same name. If you think of other uses please let me know.
- cronulist. Three scripts
that just report on LDAP directories. They are intended to be run
daily, scheduled by cron. They create, respectively, lists of all
users with the most important attributes listed, disabled users, and
groups in the directory with group members.
- cmexport. A php script to
create as CSV file containing users and telephone numbers from the
Cisco Call Manager LDAP directory. This is specifically to permit
import of Call Manager data with a Novell Identity Manager delimited
text driver. The script can readily be adapted for other LDAP
- kmiexp. A pair of php
scripts to list the expiry dates of SSL certificates within an
eDirectory implementation and highlight those that have or are about
- readopatt. This is not a
fully operational script, but demonstration code to show how to read
Operational Attributes, such as object creation date using php and
Ldap. The technique can be added to any of the scripts above if
- expusers. A pair of php
scripts to list the eDirectory user accounts which are about to or
have recently expired. Intended for use by helpdesks to help
proactively manage account expiry.
- abendlogger. Neither
Identity Manager nor PHP, this Windows application gathers salient
data from the abend.log files on all servers in the attached tree
and creates an csv file for analysis in a spreadsheet. VB6(!!)
source code included.
- lfnreport. A php script
which works with trustee.nlm on a Netware platform to report paths
which exceed Windows limits and may cause problems for Windows
applications and system tools. Output is in a single web page and/or
emails to the users who are listed as file owners.
- svrmailer. A pair of php
scripts to query LDAP for the email addresses of users within a
listed context and/or (for Netware OES) users with their home
directory located on a listed server. The script will either produce
a screen with all email addresses listed or alternatively email the
users a message from a form.
- zappassc. A php script to
report Zenworks v3 to v7 application associations to users within an
organizational unit. It was written to provide an easy way of
documenting what is in use in the tree for planning a migration to
Zenworks 10, but would be useful for any need to document what
applications are in use.
- Comments, suggestions, improvements and (kind) criticism all
welcome. It would be good to hear from folk who find these tools useful in their