[K12OSN] Netware Authentication

Burt Carter bcarter at jchs.com
Fri Feb 25 17:27:19 UTC 2005

I am in the process of setting up the novell authentication now for a
test network. I am not sure that authentication with a Netware 4 box
will work, you may need to upgrade to 6 or 6.5.  The howto's that have
been posted here have been very helpful and all in all it has been
pretty easy.  The only problem I have right now is mounting user

Burt Carter

-----Original Message-----
From: k12osn-bounces at redhat.com [mailto:k12osn-bounces at redhat.com] On
Behalf Of Brandon Kovach
Sent: Friday, February 25, 2005 11:54 AM
To: Support list for opensource software in schools.
Subject: [K12OSN] Netware Authentication

We recently added 94 thin clients on 2 linux boxes to our new school and

it's been one of the best decisions we've made, IMHO.

We have a Netware 4.11 server that currently only uses IPX. 

I've been watching and reading about the netware authentication and it's

exciting.  We need to get that done over the summer.

So my question is how.  Does anyone have any ideas on how best to get 
our LInux boxes to authenticate to the Netware server?  I am not so sure

that by then, Novell will have put out a Linux client that will work 
well, but ...


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