This section provides several ways to simplify your administration tasks and customize how Macintosh workstations interact with the network.
AFP lets you configure a guest user account through iManager.
In Novell iManager, click thebutton.
For more information, see the Novell iManager 2.7.5 Administration Guide.
Specify a user name and a last name for the user.
Specify the context for the user.
Clickto save the changes.
The guest user is now created.
After creation of the guest user, query for the user by using thetask in iManager.
Remove the ability for the user to change the password by clickingthen deselect .
Enable the Guest account by adding the full eDirectory context of the guest object to the context search file.
Select the Section 5.3.1, Security and Rightsoption and specify the name of the guest user by using the instructions in
Reload the AFP server to make thebutton available on the login screen.
To reload the AFP server through iManager, see Section 5.2, Selecting a Server to Manage.
Information about volumes is stored in the /etc/opt/novell/afptcpd/afpvols.conf file.
To edit the afpvols.conf file and store volume information:
Use a text editor to open the afpvols.conf file.
On separate lines, enter the current name of the volume and the new name of the volume, separated by a space. For example:
Unload and reload the AFP server by using the rcnovell-afptcpd reload command, or use iManager to reload the server.
The AFP server configuration parameters are stored in the /etc/opt/novell/afptcpd/afptcpd.conf file. After you install the AFP server, this configuration file has all the parameters, commented with their default values.
The following sample shows a typical afptcpd.conf file:
# Authentication module to use.
# It is advisable not to use - cleartext - as the option # for this. The possible options currently are: # cleartext, random random key exchange), two-way (two way random # key exchange),DHX (Diffie-Hellman exchange 2).
# AUTH_UAM <name>
# Minimum Number of threads that the daemon must always
# have waiting for work, notwithstanding the complimentary
# parameter - Maximum Number of threads (described next)
# This can not be more than MAX_THREADS parameter.
# MIN_THREADS <num>#