Novell Home

Preventing Nasty Broadcast Messages

Novell Cool Solutions: Tip
By Daren Petersen

Digg This - Slashdot This

Posted: 3 Feb 2003
 

We've found that some students are right-clicking on the red N in the sys tray then choosing NetWare Utilities --> Send message. They then type a message (most of the time it's not nice) and send it, and the message gets broadcast to all the computers on our network.

We turn it off like this:

  1. Right-click on the N.
  2. Click on Novell Client Properties.
  3. Click on Advanced Menu Settings.
  4. Scroll down and click on Show Novell system Tray Icon.
  5. Change the setting from on to off.
  6. Click ok, close all windows and reboot.

That will take the red N out of the sys tray.

If you have any questions you may contact Daren at petersed@mustang.k12.ok.us


Novell Cool Solutions (corporate web communities) are produced by WebWise Solutions. www.webwiseone.com

© 2014 Novell