This guide describes the Novell® NsureTM Resources data model and explains how to set up and test this product in a lab environment.
The guide contains the following sections:
Understanding the design and purpose of Novell Nsure Resources is key to a successful deployment. This section explains the Novell Nsure architecture, default dataflow, and policy.
The Workforce Tree is a flat Novell eDirectoryTM tree hosting DirXML® and the Novell Nsure Resources data store. This section explains how to install and configure the Workforce Tree.
Novell iManager and Novell eGuideTM are browser-based tools that will help you set up Novell Nsure solutions. This section explains how to install and use these tools.
Each system that will share data must be prepared to communicate with DirXML and the Workforce Tree. This section explains how to prepare HR, messaging, and account systems.
After you have prepared each system for provisioning, you must provide the DirXML drivers with system-specific information. This section walks you through driver configuration and validation.
This appendix covers fundamental steps that contribute to a successful roll-out of Novell Nsure Resources to a production environment.
Nsure Resources must be activated within 90 days of installation, otherwise it will shut down. This section explains how to request and install an activation credential.
For documentation on using DirXML and the DirXML drivers, see the DirXML Documentation Web site.
For the most recent version of the Novell Nsure Resources Deployment Guide, see the Novell Nsure Resources Documentation Web site.
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