2.0 Overview

Micro Focus Kanaka for Mac provides macOS users automated single login access to NetIQ eDirectory storage resources through flexible login options. The Kanaka Plug-in component allows users to simultaneously log in to macOS and mount storage resources through a single username and password. The Kanaka Desktop Client allows users to access network storage resources after they have logged in as a local user to macOS.

Figure 2-1 Micro Focus Kanaka for Mac Architecture

The components of Micro Focus Kanaka for Mac include the Engine, the management interface, and two methods of accessing Micro Focus Open Enterprise Server storage resources from macOS: the Kanaka Plug-in and the Kanaka Desktop Client. An expanded discussion of each of these components follows: