Chapter09 - Chapter 9: Novell NetWare Operating System...

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Chapter 9: Novell NetWare Operating System
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History of NetWare 1983: NetWare X and NetWare S 1985: NetWare 2.0 1987: NetWare 2.11 1991: NetWare 3.11 (Final Bindery-based operating system) 1993: NetWare 4.0. Introduction of the LDAP-based Novell Directory Services. Allowed management of an organization’s network across WAN links. Novell had 85% of the LAN market. 1998: Netware 5.0. Market share had declined steadily since the release of Windows NT 4 in 1995. NetWare shifted from IPX/SPX to TCP/IP as primary LAN protocol. 2004: Current version: NetWare 6.5 Future: With acquisition of SUSE Linux, NetWare 7.0 will be very tightly integrated with Linux.
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NDS/eDirectory Novell Directory Services is now known as eDirectory. Users authenticate to the network. Once authenticated, user can be granted rights to access any resource on the network. A directory tree is a graphical representation in eDirectory of the organization of network resources. Generally, resources are grouped by location. Security can be applied to each grouping separately. Database can be partitioned for multiple locations. eDirectory can run on Windows, Linux, and Solaris.
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NetWare Client NetWare client software runs on the operating system, allowing the computer to access the Novell network as though it were a physical extension of the computer itself. The client automatically locates network services, having them
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2010 for the course LAN 237898 taught by Professor Johns during the Fall '10 term at Allen County Comm College.

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Chapter09 - Chapter 9: Novell NetWare Operating System...

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