Re: emerald-UX

RHS Linux User ( )
Thu, 27 Feb 1997 01:54:35 -0500 (EST)

On Sun, 16 Feb 1997, Dale E. Reed Jr. wrote:

> Darren Klein wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am trying to setup Emerald to work with my Unix system to create user
> > accounts, and expire dates etc.
> >
> > I am following the docs in Emerald/UX and I am up to the part where it
> > says to add:
> >
> > My Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\IEA\Emerald\exports
> > ChangedFile =\\{NetBIOS name}\admin$\extends
> > Masterlog =\\{NetBIOS name}\admin$\exports.log
> >
> > I do have an \exports folder in my registry - How do I properly create it?
> > Also, how do I then create proper entries for ChangedFile and Masterlog?
> Unfortunately 2.0.80 is still doing some weird things with this. The
> creation
> based on the ES is working (this information is pulled from the
> database) but
> the updates are sending it to the registry config (its incorrect).
> The first thing you need to do is create an External System of type
> Standard/Export for the unix machine, and then associate whatever
> account types to that.
> That will handle the creation of accounts. For the updates, you need
> to put the registry entry as per above. The key:
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\IEA\Emerald\Exports
> may need to be created. Then add the values ChangedFile and
> Masterlog under that key as specified in the docs (both are REG_SZ).
> The docs terminology is a little off. I have been editing it some.

Regarding the External Systems setup in Emeradmn..I have a couple of

1. What are the filed of Smart Host, Accounts, Postmaster, Password,
Form-ID, Workdir and Logfile used for?

2. Do I need to muck about with the System registry to get Exporting to work
while using 2.0.88?