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Recommended update for POS Server

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(Last modified: 02AUG2004)


solutions Recommended update for POS Server SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (01cea907cb5418fff175f5517976a9c8)

Applies to

Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8

Package: POS_Server
POS_Server-Admin
POS_Server-AdminTools
POS_Server-AutoInstall
POS_Server-BranchTools
POS_Server-Modules
Release: 20040802
Obsoletes: 3f730f15b1be64bf8afb1316373fdb5b

Indications

Everyone using the POS Server should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Reverse DNS lookup failing for .0 addresses when they should not. The reverse DNS generation was faulty because it always used a 255.255.255.0 netmask. This causes a .0 mask to always be equal to the network address. Modified the code to get the real netmask and use it only for the compare.
Changed line in posleases2ldap service script to accurately show whether the service is running.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh POS_Server.rpm POS_Server-Admin.rpm POS_Server-AdminTools.rpm POS_Server-AutoInstall.rpm POS_Server-BranchTools.rpm POS_Server-Modules.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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