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OES 2 SP3: NSS File System Administration Guide for Linux - Novell

OES 2 SP3: NSS File System Administration Guide for Linux - Novell

OES 2 SP3: NSS File System Administration Guide for Linux -

www.novell.com/documentation Novell Storage ServicesTM File System Administration Guide for Linux Open Enterprise Server OES 2 SP3 May 3, 2013

  • Page 2 and 3: Legal Notices Novell, Inc., makes n
  • Page 4 and 5: 2.9.4 Distributed File Services Plu
  • Page 6 and 7: 8 Cluster-Enabling Shared NSS Devic
  • Page 8 and 9: 13.11 Renaming a Software RAID Devi
  • Page 10 and 11: 18.11 Mounting NSS Volumes with Lin
  • Page 12 and 13: 23 Salvaging and Purging Deleted Vo
  • Page 14 and 15: 29 Troubleshooting the NSS File Sys
  • Page 16 and 17: A.28 Pool Verify and Rebuild Comman
  • Page 18 and 19: D.3.1 Using the Linux mkfs Command
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  • Page 22 and 23: Appendix B, “NSS Utilities,” on
  • Page 24 and 25: 24 OES 2 SP3: NSS File System Admin
  • Page 26 and 27: Encrypted volume support to meet th
  • Page 28 and 29: Prevent Unauthorized Access Protec
  • Page 30 and 31: 1.5 Comparison of NSS to Other File
  • Page 32 and 33: 2.2.1 Upgrade to Novell iManager 2.
  • Page 34 and 35: 2.7 What’s New (OES 2 SP2) The fe
  • Page 36 and 37: 2.8.6 Support for Novell AFP for Li
  • Page 38 and 39: 2.9.6 Enhanced Hard Links Enhanced
  • Page 40 and 41: 2.9.18 Storage Plug-In The Storage
  • Page 42 and 43: 3.1.2 Requirements for NSS on Linux
  • Page 44 and 45: For information about the entire OE
  • Page 46 and 47: Install NCS if you plan to share NS
  • Page 48 and 49: 3.5.2 Reboot Server or Restart jstc
  • Page 50 and 51: Although the basic NSS code for Lin
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    4.1.2 Which NSS Volumes to Upgrade

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    nss /ZLSSUpgradeCurrentVolumeMediaF

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    The Linux operating system is store

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    5.2 Compatibility and Interoperabil

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    5.4.3 Conventions for Valid Names o

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    Administrator User The Administrato

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    Users who create hard links must be

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    IMPORTANT: NSS uses NCP Server by d

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    5.7 Antivirus Support for NSS For i

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    If you install Novell Cluster Servi

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    For OES 2 on XEN guest, the default

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    For information, see SUSE Linux Ent

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    Use NSS on Linux only as data pools

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    7.5.3 Do Not Run EVMS Tools When Wo

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    NSS Feature Description Reference P

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    9.1.1 Understanding Storage-Related

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    File Protocols Management (AFP and

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    For information about how to make E

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    CIFS (NetWare) Where it is availabl

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    Table 9-4 Pool Management Tasks Tas

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    Task Description Reference Update e

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    Table 9-9 Device Management Tasks T

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    Deleted Files Salvages or purges de

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    Management Options Description Part

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    9.3 NSS Commands and Utilities Comm

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    http://192.168.1.1:51080/oneNet/Net

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    For information about configuring L

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    Drive mapping for NSS volumes Logi

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    the drive, yet another size might b

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    Software RAID Devices Software RAID

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    3 Select a device to view its detai

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    10.6 Initializing a Disk If you can

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    10.7.3 Configuring the Device’s S

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    5 Select a pool, then click View De

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    The media upgrade is not available

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    Novell AFP for Linux: Install and c

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    11.2.5 Using Scripts to Decommissio

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    Compatibility Issues for Using NSS

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    nss /poolactivate=pool 4 Create the

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    NSSMU tools. NSS partitions are cre

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    12.2.2 Viewing Partitions on a Devi

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    NSS Software RAID For NSS software

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    Table 13-1 RAID Characteristics Typ

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    Figure 13-1 Striping Data on a Soft

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    Requirement RAID 0 RAID 1 RAID 5 RA

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    13.4 Viewing Details of a Software

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    4 Device Type and Name: Specify the

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    13.6 Creating Software RAID Devices

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    WARNING: Leave the RAID 1 group act

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    For instructions, see Section 9.1.5

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    Table 13-4 Recommended Actions on S

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    Multiple Segments Fail in a RAID 5

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    13.19 Managing Software RAID Device

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    14.2 NSS Errors When Linux Multipat

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    Novell AFP must be installed, confi

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    5d If the selected device is sharea

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    7 Click Finish. For NSS on Linux, t

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    15.5 Renaming a Pool The Rename opt

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    When the page refreshes, a list of

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    6 To view details about a partition

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    15.12.2 Enabling or Disabling MSAP

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    3c Close the NSS Console by enterin

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    IMPORTANT: Updating a pool's eDirec

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    File system trustee assignments, tr

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    16.2.3 Verifying the Pool to Identi

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    Errors Reported Errors indicate tha

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    16.3 ReZIDing Volumes in an NSS Poo

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    nsscon 2b In nsscon, enter nss /Poo

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    After the snapshot, the snapshot fu

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    17.2.1 Differences Between Snapshot

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    If you bring a pool snapshot online

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    WARNING: Without first deleting the

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    IMPORTANT: You might see an error m

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    Snapshot Details Parameter Descript

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    4 Select the pool snapshot that you

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    IMPORTANT: Delete the oldest snapsh

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    18.1.1 Volume Attributes Figure 18-

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    Modified File List The Modified Fil

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    The UNIX name space supports some s

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    18.2.4 Guidelines for NSS Volumes i

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    9 On the Attribute Information page

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    18.6 Viewing the Details of an NSS

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    18.8 Modifying Attributes of an NSS

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    7 Click the Quota Usage tab to view

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    mount -t nssvol VOL1 /media/nss/VOL

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    The default mount point for NSS vol

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    “Mount Options for Import via NFS

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    18.16.2 Exporting NSS Volumes for N

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    4e Click OK to save your settings a

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    18.18 Finding the Filename for a Gi

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    19.1.1 Encryption Method Encrypted

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    19.2.5 Archiving Files from an Encr

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    Table 19-1 Volume Mount Commands Co

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    20.1.2 Viewing Properties of a File

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    The following table defines file sy

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    IMPORTANT: Changes do not take effe

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    GUIDs of parent containers for the

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    Data shredding consumes a great dea

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    type=UNKNOWN[1316] msg=audit(116492

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    20.4.2 Enabling or Disabling LAF Au

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    21.1.1 Compression and Decompressio

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    Inactivity Determines Which Files A

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    The volume does not contain enough

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    Parameter Description Enable File C

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    Parameter Description Deleted Files

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    21.3.1 Enabling Compression for a N

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    21.7.1 Using the Novell Client 1 Fr

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    21.8 Using NSS Commands to Configur

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    If the Salvage attribute is enabled

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    7 Click the Quota Usage tab to view

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    Remove a Quota: On the Information

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    22.3.3 Removing a Directory Quota 1

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    Parameter Description Available Rep

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    22.4.4 Modifying a User Space Quota

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    If you migrate an NSS volume where

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    Salvage Policy Range of Influence R

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    23.2 Configuring the Purge Behavior

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    The low and high salvage watermarks

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    Scheduled Purge Time: The time that

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    3 Browse the list of deleted files

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    24.1.1 Hard Links and the Primary L

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    The file’s users can delete the p

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    24.3.1 Prerequisite The NSS volume

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    ln /media/nss/VOL1/timetest /usr/me

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    24.8 Deleting a Hard Link If multip

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    2 Use one of the following methods

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    3c Select the file, then click Open

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    3 Click OK to begin the upload, or

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    Property Description Creator (View

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    NOTE: As an administrator you can m

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    4 Do one of the following: Add a Q

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    Encrypted NSS volumes store user da

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    Using NSSCON To disable support for

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    need to stop other processes tempor

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    27.2.4 Setting the Name Cache Size

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    27.3.2 Configuring the Journal Grou

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    27.3.4 Configuring the User Data Gr

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    To monitor the status of: Refer to:

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    Other information reported includes

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    Pool Usage reports the amount of sp

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    29.1 Cannot Connect to Target Serve

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    29.3.4 Pools Not Mounted by EVMS Ra

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    29.7 Multipath Devices Are Not Reso

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    29.13 Software RAID 1 Fails to Reco

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    29.20 Snapshots of Pool on the Syst

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    Issue/Feature Description Recommend

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    If you transport and store media of

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    Not using the -l option turns loggi

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    Disabling ndpmod Logging At a Linux

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    Regardless of the POSIX access righ

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    Section A.31, “Read Ahead Blocks

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    A.3 Access Time Command nss /(No)Up

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    A.5.3 ID Cache Commands Use the fol

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    Range: 0 to 50 nss /MaximumConcurre

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    A.7 Data Shredding Commands nss /(N

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    A.10.2 ListXattrNWmetadata Option

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    Options Description -A, --acls pres

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    nss /HardLinks=all Sets the Hard Li

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    A.15 LAF Audit Log Messages Command

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    nss /FixMFL=volumename Repairs the

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    nss /atime=volumename This option e

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    mount -t nssvol VOL /media/nss/NSSV

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    nss /PoolAutoMaintenance= Places sp

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    A.31.1 Read Ahead Blocks The Read A

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    Range: 0 to 98 nss /SalvageSys Lets

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    A.36 Visibility Rebuild Command You

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    A.37.2 Volume Activity Commands nss

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    nss /ZIDtoFilename=ZIDnumber For a

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    Option Description -l, --long Displ

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    Section B.2.4, “Help Options (HOP

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    B.3 metamig B.3.1 Syntax Command De

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    ROptions (Restore) The following op

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    Example C:\>ndir z: /comp /vol Stat

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    B.7.1 Syntax You can use this tool

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    Option Description -d, --log-applic

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    This command checks the integrity o

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    B.9.5 Note /var/opt/novell/log/nss/

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    Option Description -f, --file=filen

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    B.11.3 Example rights -f /designs/t

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    Option Description s, --size=quota

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    B.15.2 Options Usage Options B.15.3

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    Do not partition the remaining spac

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    NSS and Linux POSIX volume cluster

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    Disabling boot.lvm and boot.md Disa

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    To modify the boot loader file in t

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    You should see the following device

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    D.1.2 NSS Limitations for Non-EVMS

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    D.3.1 Using the Linux mkfs Command

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    D.3.4 Creating and Mounting an NSS

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    Column in /etc/ fstab File system c

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    Feature Description NSS for NetWare

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    Feature Description NSS for NetWare

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    Feature Description NSS for NetWare

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    Feature Description NSS on OES 2 SP

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    Feature Description NSS on OES 2 SP

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    Feature Description NSS on OES 2 SP

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    Media Object Definition Globally Un

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    H.3 August 2011 (OES 2 SP3 August 2

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    H.5.5 Management Tools for NSS Loca

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    H.5.11 Troubleshooting the NSS File

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    H.6.1 Comparison of NSS on Linux an

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    H.6.8 Managing NSS Pool Snapshots L

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    H.6.12 Managing Space Quotas for Vo

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    Location Change “Linux-Enabled eD

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    H.7.4 Salvaging and Purging Deleted

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    H.9.1 Installing and Configuring No

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    H.10.4 Securing Access to NSS Volum

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