A quick blog entry about getting Solaris PXE boot working with Microsoft Windows DHCP server. I was always told it was easy but I never managed to get it to working even though a lot of people I talked to had it working.
After many years of being faithful to UW IMAP it was time to move on. The move was required since UW IMAP was no longer being supported and I was having problems using it with latest version of Horde Webmail, so I decided to install Dovecot on our Oracle Solaris 11 systems.
I was surprised how easy the installation went to get Dovecot working on Solaris 11, which was pleasing.
As you know Oracle Solaris 11 (11.1, 11.2) comes with Firefox 17 ESR and Mozilla 17 ESR, which is very good news. I have had no problems with this version until now when I upgrade our Oracle Database 12c to 22.214.171.124 and found out that I could no longer access the Enterprise Manager Database Express via the browser since you require Firefox 24+.
Thankfully someone has compiled there our later version and placed them in mozilla contrib locations http://download.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases.
I have been using LDAP for years for our authentication and using LDAP Active Directory for about 3 years, but this was always using ldap so I thought I would start looking at SSL.
This blog entry will look at the initial setup and how you can talk to the AD server over SSL. The information here is nothing new and is all covered in the references but hope this shorter version helps.
Changing Active Directory passwords via LDAP using PHP
A short entry, since if you have setup a cups server and you have set up the Windows 7 clients to print to it via IPP you may find the windows printer spooler some times plays up. We had this for a while with our setup and I could not find a answer. It looks like Microsoft really tries hard for it software to only work with Windows.
I bet there is code inside windows which says if talking to non-windows system add bugs!!
Anyway if you get any of the following in your cups logs:
Returning IPP client-error-bad-request for windows-ext
Missing printer-uri, job-uri, or ppd-name attribute
You see the following from windows:
Print job fails.
Event is logged
in the Operation Log that shows that the print job was successful.
However, the size of the print job is displayed as 0 bytes.
tmp files appearing in printer spool
You need a hot fix which has been out since November 14, 2012.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2769359 KB2769359 : Print job fails when the printer driver isolation feature is set to isolated or shared mode in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
Hope this helps