The following implementation pointers are provided only as introductory information. To begin using Novell iFolder, see the Novell iFolder 2.1 Installation and Administration Guide .
You manage Novell iFolder through the iFolder Management Console, which you can access directly or through iManager. For more information, see Novell iFolder 2.1 Installation and Administration Guide .
Before you let users log in to the Novell iFolder 2.1 x server, complete the setup tasks in Novell iFolder 2.1 Installation and Administration Guide .
To provide user access to Novell iFolder 2.1 x:
Create User objects in eDirectory.
Enable the User objects as Novell iFolder users.
Have users create their Novell iFolder accounts by installing and using the Novell iFolder Client. They can then access Novell iFolder in the following ways:
On their local workstation
Changes to their local iFolder are synchronized with the Novell iFolder server.
Using NetDrive to create a mapped drive to the Novell iFolder server
Using NetStorage to access the Novell iFolder server (providing you have enabled NetStorage for access to the Novell iFolder server)
The NetDrive and NetStorage options provide direct access to the data store on the server, bypassing the local iFolder.
For more information, see Novell iFolder 2.1 Installation and Administration Guide .
This section summarizes documentation resources to help you maintain Novell iFolder 2.1 x.
As the Novell iFolder service load increases, you might need to increase the server capacity by installing additional RAM or adding disk space.
Use the iFolder Management Console to monitor how the server is meeting the needs of your Novell iFolder users. For more information, see Novell iFolder 2.1 Installation and Administration Guide .
Novell iFolder documentation includes the following information:
Novell iFolder 2.1 Installation and Administration Guide : Provides comprehensive information for administrators on configuring and managing Novell iFolder servers in the enterprise environment and includes the following:
A conceptual overview
Scenarios for deployment
Planning and management issues
Instructions for using the iFolder Management Console to manage Novell iFolder
Novell iFolder Quick Start : Introduces the Novell iFolder client and provides information on installing and configuring the Novell iFolder client on Windows workstations and laptops.
Novell iFolder 2.1 User Guide : Provides comprehensive information on installing, managing, and using the Novell iFolder client on workstations and laptops and includes the following:
A conceptual overview
Scenarios for use
Instructions for setting Novell iFolder client preferences
Information on securely accessing files from a handheld device or using a Web browser and Novell NetDrive
Novell NetDrive 4.1 User Guide : Provides information on installing and using NetDrive 4.1.
Novell 2.1 Readme : Provides information on known issues for the Novell iFolder server and client.
Novell NetDrive 4.1 Readme : Provides information on known issues for NetDrive 4.1.