fix ncurses program not working properly under putty terminal

The problem is that PuTTY in UTF-8 mode ignores1 VT100 “Alternate character set” commands, and ncurses attempts to use the “graphical” character set for drawing the GUI. (The box drawing characters are in the same positions as klmqx would normally be.)

export NCURSES_NO_UTF8_ACS=1 it should fix the problem by telling ncurses to always use Unicode […]

Configure Solaris 10’s native LDAP client to authenticate to OpenLDAP Server

1. Solaris’ LDAP authentication requires shadowAccount object class be bound to an account for lookups to succeed. Edit /usr/share/openldap/migration/ to add the shadowAccount object class below posixAccount

2. Run ldapclient command on the Solaris with the parameters as specified as here

3. Remove /etc/pam.conf with this file

4. edit /etc/nsswitch.conf.ldap, change :

hosts: ldap [NOTFOUND=return] […]

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