Using the Novell Virtual Debugger utility

Article:TECH93777  |  Created: 2009-01-04  |  Updated: 2012-01-24  |  Article URL
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Instructions for using the Novell Virtual Debugger utility.


The Novell Virtual Debugger utility is a command-line driven Novell program to analyze dumps generated by the Netware operating system.

Extract the Vdb65.exe file to a folder of your choice that also contains the image to be analyzed. The password for the zip file is "symantec" (no quotes).
Click Start.
Click Run.
Enter "cmd" (no quotes) and press OK.
Navigate to the folder that contains both the tool and the dump file.
Enter "vdb65 name_of_dump_file" (no quotes) and press Enter.

The dump processing will take a very long time (15-20 minutes or longer).

When the dump is processed, the command prompt will display information about the dump. Copy this information into a text file and provide it to technical support.

To exit, type a capital Q, then press enter.

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