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Adams fully supports running in a virtual environment. In fact we use virtual machines internally at Foray. This document serves as a general guideline for running Adams in a virtual environment. However, Foray does not specialize in virtual machines a...
HOW TO TEST AND TROUBLESHOOT ACCESS TO THE REPOSITORY SHARE: * Enter the UNC path to the share in Windows Explorer on the server from which it is shared. Ex: \servernameRepository. If this doesn't work check: * Share settings - the repository owner ...
Can't Run Downloaded EXE on ServerDescription: Applications installed run fine but newly downloaded EXEs or ones copied to the server do not. Affects: Windows Server 2003 Solution: Part 1Add/Remove ProgramsAdd/Remove Windows ComponentsUncheck "Inte...
When going to save the backup database Windows Task the following error may occur: Task Scheduler An error has occurred for the task . Error message: The following error was reported: A specified logon session does not exist. It may have already...
To check the trust relationship of a workstation run this command at a command prompt: nltest /trusted_domains For more info see this TechNet article
This article will guide you throw how to determine the values necessary in the Directory Server tab of the Configuration dialog. This is particularly useful when connecting to a directory server for which default values do not already exist. For ins...
GET THE SHORT DOMAIN NAME CMD: echo %userdomain% Powershell: gci env:userdomain GET THE DOMAIN From an elevated prompt (cmd or powershell) nltest /parentdomain GET DOMAIN CONTROLLER From an elevated prompt (cmd or powershell) nltest /dsgetdc:...
To export the group policy from a workstation or server for the purpose of comparing the policy on different machines follow these steps. * Open Windows PowerShell * Import-Module GroupPolicy * Get-GPOReport -All -ReportType xml -Path C:TempGpoRep...
GET-CHILDITEM CMDLET In order to get an idea of how large a repository is prior to migration or other large operations, they may be using the Properties panel in Windows Explorer. This process takes a very long time if the directory is large due to Windo...
INTRODUCTION The Health Check command line utility should be installed on the repository server (for performance reasons) and finds the database and repository using the same Foray.Adams.config.xml the same as other Adams applications. Run the applicat...
How to boot RedHat to the command line (single user mode) * Boot/reboot machine * At blue RedHat screen press any key to enter the boot loader * Press 'e' to edit the most recent boot command * Use the arrow keys to select the line that starts wi...
Sometimes it is desirable to browse a directory server. One such case is when determining what keys to use for communication with a directory server (the values in the bottom half of the Directory Server tab). To do this we will use a Java applicati...
This article explains how to configure Adams to query users and groups that are in multiple domains within the same forest. Use Port 3268 instead of port 389. 3268 is the Active Directory Global Catalog port. Not all directory servers will necessarily su...
How to enable/disable a service in RedHat from the command line To Disable: * stopservice * chkconfig off Ex: stopservice fedora-ds chkconfig fedora-ds off To Enable: * chkconfig on (or if it hasn't been added before: chkconfig --add ) * s...
At the command line as root enter: find / -size +102400k This will find all files on the entire system that are bigger than 100 MB. Use this one to see the sizes: find / -size +103400k | xargs ls -laAh Use "find ." to look only in the...
How to join a domain across subnets * Edit: C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc\lmhosts (start with lmhosts.sam if lmhosts does not exist) by adding a line for the domain controller: IP Address #DOM: Ex: 192.168.1.202 ws2003 #DOM:forayadams-ad * Net...
If you need to join an AD domain from the Linux command line, do the following:net ads join "OrganizationUnit" -U domainAdminsUserName You will be prompted for the password. Ex: net ads join "Computers" -U johnsmith To test your connec...
This is a Disaster Recovery procedure. The following instructions are to assist in recovering from a disaster and are not necessary or intended for the use of Adams under normal conditions. The Adams Repository is the primary storage for all evidentiary...
To find and install a package that has a particular file: On the command line as root, enter the following: up2date --solvedeps="_filename_" Ex: up2date --solvedeps="libstdc++-libc6.2-2.so.3" To only see what package(s) has the file but not...
If you need to set the CA ARCserve license key from the command line enter the following as root on the command line: /opt/CA/ca_lic/CALicense _LICENSE_KEY_
UPGRADING A SERVER REPOSITORY A server repository is one that resides on a server. To verify the repository type run Configure Adams. You must be a local administrator to run Configure Adams. On the Configuration File tab will appear the Repository Type....
* Download the latest Updates release from: http://www.foray.com/support/downloads.php [http://www.foray.com/support/downloads.php] * If you don't have a username and password then contact Support http://support.foray.com [http://support.foray.com/] ...
UPGRADE STEPS * Download the latest Updates release * From: http://www.foray.com/support/downloads.php [http://www.foray.com/support/downloads.php] * If you don't have a username and password then contact Support http://support.foray.com [http://s...
How to upgrade from 2.0-2.2 to 2.5 or laterThis article explains how to upgrade an ADAMS server based installation (i.e. one that has a server and at least one workstation) from a release in the 2.0-2.2 range to a release version 2.5 or later. This pro...
The command line tool PortQry.exe can be used from a Windows workstation to test access to ports on the server.The syntax is:portqry.exe -n ipaddress -e port -p bothEx: portqry.exe -n 192.168.1.100 -e 445 -p bothThe ports we commonly use are:ServiceTCP Po...
ERROR Handler "ExtensionlessUrlHandler-Integrated-4.0" has a bad module "ManagedPipelineHandler" in its module list SOLUTION Run the following from an elevated command prompt: c:WindowsMicrosoft.NETFrameworkv4.0.30319aspnet_regiis.exe -i SOURCE h...
PROBLEM IIS logging is enabled by default. If the log files are not periodically deleted, then eventually, they will fill up the IIS drive. CLEANUP To free up drive space, delete the logs at the following location: C:inetpublogsLogFilesW3SVC1 Note...
Foray Adams supports the use of Named instances in MS SQL Server. If a named instance has been used then use the following format in Configure Adams: Server: SERVERNAMEINSTANCENAME Ex: mydbserver.govForayInstance
This is a handy trick that will allow you to open a file browser that has root permissions even though you are logged in as a user other than root (which you should never login directly as). In a Terminal window su to root. Enter: nautilus --brow...
ISSUE Adams applications report an error with the following message: _Server did not respond within the specified timeout interval._ Verbose logging in the Adams application and in the database reveals that a query is sent to the database but never r...
Before a database and/or repository it is critical that all access to the Adams system be disabled so that no new data or changes can be made during the migration. The following steps should be performed immediately prior to performing a migration. * ...
IMPORTING IMPORTING OF PROPERTY AND REQUESTS NOT SUPPORTED Due to the nature of property and requests importing Folders with these items doesn't make sense. They are contextual to the agency that they originate in and can't be moved to another agency. ...
Foray Adams uses the file system as its primary data store. This offers both performance and durability benefits. Performance characteristics and limitations are therefore directly related to the underlying file system. Following are file system specifi...
1. Open a Command prompt. 2. Type DISKPART and press ENTER. 3. Type LIST VOLUME and press ENTER. 4. Type SELECT VOLUME #, where # is the number of the drive that's giving you the "write-protected" error. In my case, I ended up typing SELECT VO...
The July 18th 2008 update of bind breaks the integration of Samba and Fedora Directory Server by changing on of the configuration files. To fix this do the following: * Open a Termail window as root * Put the correct config file back: * cd /va...
To allow users to send reports directly to the printer from Adams Web configure one or more printers on the server running Adams Web. The printer can be a local or network printer. The printer must be shared. To share the printer on Windows 7: * open ...
This article explains how to create a group policy object for the domain that will set the Local Intranet Sites list in IE. This is the domain group policy equivalent of the following: IE > Internet Options > Settings > Internet Options > Security > L...
SET TIME ZONE FOR CA BRIGHTSTORE ARCSERVE INGRES DATABASE This article applies to Linux systems running the CA Brightstore ARCserve backup software. When backups are occurring one hour later each night it is likely because the time zone is not set co...
STRANGE NETWORK ISSUES This issue is identified by any of the following issues occurring: * Some images intermittently fail to load in Digital Workplace (broken image icon is displayed) * Acquiring into an existing asset folder causes an error ...
When setting up Backup Exec to save to an USB or eSATA connected storage device, use the following best practices. * Never save the backup job to the root of the device. This will cause the backup job to sporadically fail. Always create a folder at t...
The November 2007 updates to RHEL 4 break the Fedora Directory Server and samba. To fix this do the following after the update have been applied. Edit /etc/ldap.conf * Find bind_policy * Uncomment it (remove the leading #) * Change it fro...
SCENARIO: Directory Server: Novell eDirectory Adams version: 4.4 or later Applications are secured using the "Run Application" privilege. However, users in the appropriate groups are told they don't have the necessary privileges when they try ...
The following ports are used in communication on a Windows network. This covers communication for joining a workstation to an Activate Directory domain, logging in to an Active Directory domain, using DNS, using Windows network shares (SMB/CIFS) et...
What ports are used in communication with the server?The following ports are used in communication with the server:  Service TCP Ports UDP Ports Use PostgreSQL Database 5432 ...
Windows 10 has options for when (or really what type) of updates to install. Pre-creators update these options are: Current Branch, Current Branch for Business The default is Current Branch but you want the more stable Current Branch for Business Th...