Enabling or Disabling Broadcast Message on an OES 2 Linux Server

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  • 23-Apr-2010
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Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 Linux


How to enable or disable broadcast message in oes2 linux server
Clients cannot send or recieve messages using SEND.EXE


  1. In Novell Remote Manager for Linux, select Manage NCP Services > Manage Server.
  2. In the Server Parameter Information list, click the Parameter Value link for the DISABLE_BROADCAST parameter.
  3. Specify the new value as 0 (default, allows broadcasting) or 1 (disables broadcasting), then click Change.
  1. In the /etc/opt/novell/ncpserv.conf, change the parameter: "DISABLE_BROADCAST" to 0 (default, allows broadcasting) or 1 (disables broadcasting)
  2. Either restart ndsd or reboot the server to make this change effective.