Category Archives: Sun JES

Sun.com is no more! :-(

sun.com is no more – it now redirects to Oracle.com 🙁 Didn’t take them long to roll out the new styles! (but then, I guess they have had 9 months to get it all ready :-)). Best thing is that … Continue reading

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yes yes, I know…

It’s been a while, no, I’m not dead. Just not really posting anything on here 🙂 Anyway, happy now Tony? 🙂 Could be an interesting day tomorrow firstly, Apple event – *finally* the Apple tablet will make an appearance? Sounds … Continue reading

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Grrrrr…..bloody Microsoft

We run Sun LDAP server (Directory server 5.2) and we use idsync (or SUNWisw, or “Sun identity syncronisation for windows” or whatever they are calling it this week) to enable passwords in our Microsoft AD domain to be kept in … Continue reading

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All change at the top?

Late last week, it seems that Trudy Norris-Grey (el president and Managing director of Sun UK) became ex president and ex managing director. Bit of a surprise – she had only been there a couple of years. Not seen where … Continue reading

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idsync / Sun Identity sync for Windows

note to self: When installing idsync don’t spend ages trying to debug why it only syncs passwords from AD to Sun only to find the default is to not set the “sync attributes in both directions”. Grrrrrrrr. Also, don’t try … Continue reading

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Good news – too late?

Seems the Comms suite team has a new boss with great ideas? All sounds great – a few years late possibly but it all sounds good. Too late for us? Quite possibly. Too late for Sun to take on Exchange? … Continue reading

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bye bye Sun? (go on, prove me wrong)

I’ve written before about our experiences with Sun JES software. A bit like oyster cards, it so nearly works really well but just ends up being frustrating 🙁 Our initial contract with Sun expires this summer. 3 years on it … Continue reading

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3510 firmware upgrade – urghhh

Way back in Jan, I mentioned a problem we were seeing on our Sun JES messaging server machines with corrupt disks. After some fscking and much swearing (more downtime. *sigh*) Sun couldn’t really come up with a definite reason but … Continue reading

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maybe they saw me coming?

Reading Jonathan Schwartz’s blog entry about how great his blackberry is I thought I’d post a comment. Annoyingly, by the time I hit the post button comments were closed! I guess they saw me coming. Still, as I’d already written … Continue reading

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heh, Sun have problems with Sun support as well :)

Nice to know it isn’t just us. I must admit this post made me smile 🙂 In other news, michs car was fixed – under warranty – with no arguing! I’m amazed! I feel a little let down now – … Continue reading

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