Self-made utilities, mostly for NetWare and DOS enviroment

utility name

version

size in bytes

last update yyyy.mm.dd

short description

Useful utilities

version.com v1.52
7,749
2002.02.26
Various information on Novell, Microsoft, Cisco and other files. Read more here.

diseval.nlm

v0.02

861

2001.05.14

DisableEveryoneAlert on NW 5.x servers

disstal.nlm

v0.02

856

2001.05.14

DisableStationAlert on NW 5.x servers. The two together can be used to completely disable annoying messages such as "no license available" or the "server will shut down"messages occuring every 2 minutes. Turn on or off as you wish.

disalert.nlm

v0.03

1,131

2001.05.24

Disables (and enables) NetWareAlert routine. (NetWare 4.x, 5.x)

disbrdct.nlm

v0.03

1,150

2001.05.24

Disables (and enables) INWSendBroadcastMessage routine. This routine handles broadcasts messages. Let's say you want to restart a server, which has several connections but no open files and you don't want to annoy users with the "server down" message. (NetWare 4.x, 5.x)

These DIS*.NLM-s capable of switching off different messages, alerts, broadcasts. I didn't have the time to list all the details. Feedback are welcome on this topic an will be disclosed eventually.

getpart.com

v1.3.05

2,818

2001.05.15

Gets partition info and optionally writes out MBR and boot sectors to files (for back up all important boot sectors)

realdate.com v1.11

1,497

2004.07.26

Displays current date and/or time in any specified format. For more details, see: realdate.htm

Development and/or hacking utilities - Some might find it pretty outdated, but still are pretty good examples

splitser.com v1.01
777
2001.05.07
Splits SERVER.EXE into loader.exe + the internal NLM-s
chknodel.com v1.01
604
2000.05.02
Checks network card's node address after lsl.com loaded. Can be used to decide which landriver.com to load in a DOS remote boot environment. Sample batch file.
diskpoke.com v0.91
1,291
1997.01.06
patches bytes of sectors on a physical disk
goramdrv.com (v1.0)
39
1999.11.03
Finds the first ramdrive and sets it current. Can be used to boot a system with a ramdrive, GORAMDRV to change current drive to ramdrive, and expand command-line virus protection on that.
devpath.com (v1.0)
95
2000.12.26
Changes SB16 driver environment in memory. SB16 driver in a remote boot environment always tries to load its driver from A:\SB16\DRV. This "patch" changes A: to F: so no floppy needed anymore.

sparse.com

v1.01
856
2001.11.02
Creates "sparse" file (or normal file non NetWare filesystem) in specified size

nlminfo.com

v1.0
3,420
1997.04.06
Gives detailed information on an NLM file. Gathered information here. For a better version check Novell's one at: http://developer.novell.com/support/sample/areas/serveri.htm (look for "NLM Dump Utility")

If some of my utilities is useful to someone (especially the development part), drop me a mail on the exact details and likes / dislikes of that. Same goes for ideas, corrections, comments.

There's more to come. Check back eventually or contact me. In some cases source code can be arranged.

All utilities are free to use but registration and donation is welcome.

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