[unisog] Novell and the Mac

Stuenkel, MaryBeth maryb at umich.edu
Mon Oct 24 21:09:28 GMT 2005


It's Kanaka, at
http://www.condreyconsulting.com/production/PRODUCTS/Kanaka/Overview.htm
.  I've not used this product, but pretty much everything out of Condrey
Consulting is worth taking a look at.

--MaryBeth


> -----Original Message-----
> From: unisog-bounces at lists.sans.org
[mailto:unisog-bounces at lists.sans.org]
> On Behalf Of Edgecombe, Jason
> Sent: Monday, October 24, 2005 1:20 PM
> To: frnkblk at iname.com; UNIversity Security Operations Group; Johannes
> Grosen
> Subject: Re: [unisog] Novell and the Mac
> 
> Hi,
> 
> We're using the Prosoft client on our campus. I don't think that the
> prosoft client can integrate with the Mac login. It does Novell
> authentication and drive mapping, but only after logging in locally.
The
> user must still have a local/LDAP login to the Mac box.
> 
> I've tried to run the client from the command line, but there is only
a
> gui. I can't automate it.
> 
> Our Apple rep confirmed this was the case with prosoft. He recommended
> something called konaka(sp?). You still need Native File Access on
> Novell, but Konaka is supposed to simplify the mountings.
> 
> Jason Edgecombe
> TST Web Developer
> Dean's Office, College of Arts & Sciences
> UNC-Charlotte
> Phone: (704) 687-4686
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: unisog-bounces at lists.sans.org
> > [mailto:unisog-bounces at lists.sans.org] On Behalf Of Frank Bulk
> > Sent: Monday, October 24, 2005 12:02 PM
> > To: 'Johannes Grosen'; UNIversity Security Operations Group
> > Subject: Re: [unisog] Novell and the Mac
> >
> > In that case, you need to look at Prosoft's client:
> > http://www.prosofteng.com/products/netware_client_x.php
> >
> > Frank
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Johannes Grosen [mailto:John.Grosen at ndsu.edu]
> > Sent: Monday, October 24, 2005 8:45 AM
> > To: frnkblk at iname.com; UNIversity Security Operations Group
> > Subject: Re: [unisog] Novell and the Mac
> >
> > On Friday 21 October 2005 10:15 am, Frank Bulk wrote:
> > > Google is your friend!
> > >
> > > Here's a few recommended links:
> > > http://www.novell.com/coolsolutions/feature/11740.html
> > >
> > >
> > http://archive.macosxlabs.org/documentation/directory_services
> > /details/novel
> > l/intro.html
> > >
> >
> > Thanks for the reply. Novell's solution is interesting but we'd
really
> > rather avoid schema changes and the like. If we were to go
> > the LDAP route
> > I'd probably do it in our non-eDir LDAP service where we can
> > deal with the
> > schema changes without having to be concerned with upgrades.
> >
> > What we were really hoping to find was a viable commercial
> > client that would
> > support authentication and drive-mapping.
> >
> > John
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: unisog-bounces at lists.sans.org
> > > [mailto:unisog-bounces at lists.sans.org]
> > > On Behalf Of Johannes Grosen
> > > Sent: Friday, October 21, 2005 8:29 AM
> > > To: unisog at lists.sans.org
> > > Subject: [unisog] Novell and the Mac
> > >
> > > We are working on a project to use our existing Novell
> > infrastructure
> > > to authenticate users in our campus labs. One of the
> > problems we have
> > > not found a solution to so far is how to handle the Mac. Is anyone
> > > reading this list in a similar environment and, if so, do you have
a
> > suggestion?
> > >
> > > John
> > >
> 
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