4.0 Installing and Configuring the Engine

The Kanaka Plug-in and Kanaka Desktop Client have four basic needs for interacting with the Novell network infrastructure:

  • Authenticating the user to eDirectory

  • Retrieving information and interacting with eDirectory

  • Retrieving information from the Novell File System

  • Providing access to the Novell File System

All of these are accomplished via the Kanaka Engine, which you install and set up by following the procedures in this section.

NOTE:You can have more than one Kanaka Engine in your deployment. Novell Kanaka for Mac does not support clusters, but you can install two engines with identical configurations and then add both servers to the Mac’s Directory Utility when you configure the Kanaka Plug-in (see Step 4).