Solved

Netware 4.1: using template to restrict folder size

Posted on 1997-06-02
5
429 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-18
I am trying to automate the restriction of home space folder sizes when creating new users.  The user template allows you to create home directories when creating new users, but there is no straightforward way to restrict home space sizes at the same time.  I've had to manually go to each user's home directory to change the FACTS property to restrict the home directory.  I've noticed a setup script box in the user template but I don't know the syntax to perform the command if it is possible this way.
0
Comment
Question by:zeno
5 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:garyh
ID: 1590021
You create a user template in the same context as the users and you can set most of the user defaults for that template just like you would for a user, then when you create new users they will start out with those defaults. You can create a user template in any context you wish to put users by clicking on "Object" on the menu bar then on "User Template" and set it up just like you would a new user. Note: This does not change any users that where there before creating the template.
0
 

Author Comment

by:zeno
ID: 1590022
Edited text of question
0
 

Author Comment

by:zeno
ID: 1590023
Modifying the user templates can perform alot of the default tasks but there is nothing within the user template that allows you to change the properties of the folder that is created for the user's home space.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
mpclark earned 50 total points
ID: 1590024
There is no method I know of using Templates in Novell 4.1 to restrict home folder space.  In Novell 4.11 you can set-up user templates with the Volume Restriction option set to the limit you want to restrict the user.  All new users created with that template will then be have space restrictions.
I asked a CNI this question, and they could not tell me an easy way of changing the existing users' space limits either.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:shazzer
ID: 1590025
I know that NW4.11 will allow you to ammend the user space restrictions on certain volumes but if you've got NW4.10 and have know intention of upgrading then this is know good to you.

If you are creating lots of users at the same time, you can use the uimport program that comes will NW4.??.  With this you can use the user template and set the space restrictions.  If you are not creating lots of users at once, you might want to front end the uimport program.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Novell Netware, Windows 7 and Paradox Issue 2 941
iFolder NetDrive with iFolder 3.8 4 960
Mirgrate VM out of SLES 11 to Xenserver 2 483
Replicate files using Rsync 5 338
There are many Password Managers (PM) out there to choose from. PM's can help with your password habits and routines, but they should not be a crutch you rely on too heavily. I also have an article for company/enterprise PM's.
Some code to ensure data integrity when using macros within Excel. Also included code that helps secure your data within an Excel workbook.
In this video I am going to show you how to back up and restore Office 365 mailboxes using CodeTwo Backup for Office 365. Learn more about the tool used in this video here: http://www.codetwo.com/backup-for-office-365/ (http://www.codetwo.com/ba…
Both in life and business – not all partnerships are created equal. As the demand for cloud services increases, so do the number of self-proclaimed cloud partners. Asking the right questions up front in the partnership, will enable both parties …

863 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

23 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now