Proper Mail Date Header Formatting (RFC 4021, RFC 2822, RFC 822) and Analysis of 132k Date Headers

Emails generated by our applications were displaying universal time instead of a user’s local time when viewed in Thunderbird.  Our servers use universal time.  The emails we send to our users include a date header with UTC.  Other email clients automatically convert this to the user’s local time. I compared the date header in our messages to date […]

Patching OneOrZero Helpdesk Software (PHP/MySQL) to Support Multiple LDAP Base DN records in Novell NDS

This article demonstrates a working configuration of OneOrZero helpdesk that was setup to authenticate to Novell NDS via LDAP. I wrote a simple patch for OneOrZero that is designed to accept multiple Base DN records and search through each record for the requested username (uid). Configuring OneOrZero to Authenticate to Novell NDS via LDAP First, […]