2.0 Administration Basics

In ConsoleOne®, your network and its resources are presented as a set of objects that are organized into various containers, with My World at the top. Use the left pane to expand and collapse containers. Use the right pane to work with specific resources.

Figure 2-1 ConsoleOne Management Tool

In general, you perform administration tasks by browsing to an object, right-clicking it, and then selecting an action. The available actions depend on the type of object. For example, the New Object action is available only on containers.

This chapter explains how to perform essential tasks like finding objects, creating and modifying objects, and organizing objects into containers. For information on common Novell® eDirectory™ object types, see “ Object Classes and Properties” in the Novell eDirectory Administration Guide.

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