2.0 Overview

Novell Kanaka for Mac provides Mac OS X users automated single login access to Novell eDirectory storage resources through flexible login options. The Kanaka Plug-in component allows users to simultaneously log in to Mac OS X 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 Mac OS X.

Figure 2-1 Novell Kanaka for Mac Architecture

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