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Sun Java System Identity Manager 7.1
Support for Provisioning to Lotus Notes 7; Show History of Access Reviews

New features in the Sun Java System Identity Manager 7.1 include a new hybrid LDAP/RACF Resource Adapter, support for provisioning to Lotus Notes 7, integration with SAP Access Enforcer, and more.

Sun Java Composite Application Platform Suite 5.1.3
A New User Interface, Improved Product Stability and Sun Cluster Support

Version 5.1.3 of the Sun Java Composite Application Platform Suite (Java CAPS) is available with more advanced features than its predecessors 5.1.2 and 5.1.1, both of which have a last order date (LOD) for subscription and perpetual part numbers set for August 24, 2007.

Surviving Sun Java System Calendar Server Database Corruption
BigAdmin Article Details Diagnosis, Repair and Recovery

If you manage Sun Java System Calendar Server 6.x database operations, you may be interested in a BigAdmin feature article that describes how to diagnose corruption in a Sun Java System Calendar Server calendar database, and then repair and recover it.

Download Available: Sun Java System Access Manager Policy Agent 2.2 for Sun Java System Web Server 7.0
For Authenticating and Authorizing Users

Version 2.2 of the Sun Java System Access Manager Policy Agent for the Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 is now available for download from the Sun site. The agent allows the Sun Java System Access Manager 7.0 to authenticate and authorize users accessing the Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 via a Web browser.

Sun Multithreaded Dual 10Gb and Quad 1Gb Ethernet Linux Driver Reference Source
Download Now Available
The Sun Multithreaded Dual 10Gigabit or Quad 1Gigabit Ethernet Networking Adapter Card now has a Linux driver reference source available as a free download. Linux platforms currently supported include SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.0_u3 and RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.0_u4.
RoHS-6 compliant Sun x4 PCI-E Quad-port Gigabit Ethernet Adapters UTP in Low Profile Form Factor
Provides Increased Server I/O Utilization for Network Connectivity
Sun is now offering RoHS-6 compliant Sun x4 PCI-E Quad-port Gigabit Ethernet Adapters UTP in Low profile form factor. These are free of lead (Pb), support Cat 5 UTP media and also feature Dynamic Reconfiguration support.
New 160GB HDD Configuration for Sun Ultra 25 Workstation: Twice the Storage Capacity at Same Price
80GB HDD Being Transitioned
New Sun Ultra[Tm] 25 workstation Configurations with new 160GB hard disk drive (HDD) are now available. The 80GB HDD will be ended. The 160GB HDDs are available in the standard configurations and as an ATO option.
Review of Sun Ultra 40 M2 Workstation with the 3Ware 9650SE SATA RAID Controller
The System Handled All Tests Well

Paul Venezia of InfoWorld reviewed the Sun Ultra 40 M2 workstation running with a 3Ware 9650SE-8LPML, a full-on 8-port SATA RAID controller with 256MB RAM and an optional battery-backup unit, and called it a "marriage made in heaven".

Choice of OS with AMD Chip Nets Positive Review of Sun Ultra 20 M2 Workstation
Review from
Martin Brown, a member of the documentation team at MySQL, has written a review of the Sun Ultra 20 M2 workstation that analyzes the hardware and results of performance tests Brown ran with different operating systems, and he concludes it is a powerful machine for the price.
Introduction to Dynamic Reconfiguration and Capacity on Demand for Sun SPARC Enterprise Servers
Sun BluePrints Document
SPARC technology specialist Nick Kloski presents a new Sun BluePrints document on dynamic reconfiguration and capacity on demand for Sun SPARC Enterprise servers. Kloski also provides an overview of the eXtended System Board (XSB) and how it can be configured.
Unattended Installation of Windows 2003 Server on Sun Fire Servers
Sun BluePrints Document Covers Slipstreaming Technique
Find out how you can install Windows 2003 Server from a CD and additional device drivers onto Sun Fire x64 Servers without having to babysit the process. A Sun BluePrints Online document covers a "drivers slipstreaming" technique that is designed to create a fully unattended Windows installation CD.
Inventory Channel in Sun Connection Service Finds Servers
Register and Group Assets, Track Service Contract IDs
Kier Gombart's Sun blog provides a screen shot of a new Sun Connection service inventory channel and the discovery client feature.
Top Ten Articles for last Issue
Volume 111 Issues 2, 3, 4 and 5

Each week, we determine which articles have been most frequently referenced by logged-in subscribers to provide you with a list of the most popular articles for the last 4 issues. The top 10 articles for last week, Vol 111 Issue 5, were:

  • Setting Up a Samba Server Installation to Share a Solaris 10 OS File System [18154]
  • New Podcast Available on Virtual Desktop Solution from Sun [18146]
  • Sun Blade Systems Launch [18178]
  • Sun Secure Global Desktop 4.31 Available for Download [18145]
  • Solaris Containers Podcast -- Paul Steeves, Sun Director of Solaris Marketing [18169]
  • How to Build Server-Side Mashups Explained [18113]
  • Sun StorageTek 9990V Enterprise Storage System [18147]
  • Sun Fire X4600 M2 Server Now Supports up to 256GB Memory [18155]
  • Optimizing Storage Environments [18148]
  • Work on StarOffice Documents When You Fly Singapore Airlines [18166]
    NetBeans IDE 5.5.1 BlueJ Edition
    Helps Users Make the Jump from BlueJ to a Full-featured IDE
    Academia working with BlueJtool can seamlessly migrate to a full-featured IDE with NetBeans IDE 5.5.1 BlueJ Edition that adds features such as code completion and drag-and-drop GUI building. It's ideal for users whose projects have grown too big to fit comfortably into BlueJ or just want to work with a full-featured, professional IDE.
    CollabNet and Sun's New Virtualized Development Platform
    Self-Service Access for Teams in Different Time Zones
    Sun and CollabNet have created the world's first Virtualized Development Platform (VDP) for distributed software development. The VDP is built on the Sun Blade 6000 modular system and CollabNet CUBiT, a virtualization solution for managing and provisioning distributed development, build and test environments.
    Security Configuration Elements of Web Services Interoperability Technology (WSIT)
    Including Validators, RealmAuthenticator, CallbackHandlers and More
    A technical article on the GlassFish project website illustrates the WSIT Security Configuration and how configuring security for a WSIT application deployed on GlassFish gets simplified.
    Using the Java Persistence API in Desktop Applications
    A Technical Example

    Sun technology evangelist and engineer John O'Conner explains a new API called Java Persistence API, and he walks you through the steps with examples and code to create a database of baseball player information.

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