1.0 Getting Started

ConsoleOne® is a Java*-based tool for managing your network and its resources. By default, it lets you manage:

If you install other Novell products, additional capabilities are snapped in to ConsoleOne automatically. For example, if you install Novell eDirectory, the capability to configure the LDAP interface to eDirectory is snapped in to ConsoleOne automatically.

This chapter explains what's new in this ConsoleOne release, why you should use ConsoleOne instead of legacy tools like NetWare Administrator, and how to install and start ConsoleOne.

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