7.1 Accessing and Editing the HTTPSTKD Configuration File

Anytime you want to change the functionality of Novell Remote Manager, access the /etc/opt/novell/httpstkd.conf file, modify the settings, then restart the HTTPSTKD daemon.

To access and edit this file from within Novell Remote Manager:

  1. Log in to Novell Remote Manager as the root user.

  2. Click the Configure icon Configuration page access icon in the navigation frame.

  3. Click Edit httpstkd config file.

  4. Make the changes.

  5. Click Save Changes.

You can alternatively open the /etc/opt/novell/httpstkd.conf file in a text editor that saves files to a UNIX format, edit the file, then save the file.

After making changes to this file and saving it, restart the HTTPSTKD daemon. See Restarting the HTTPSTKD Daemon. You can also restart it manually as described in Section 6.3, Starting or Stopping HTTPSTKD.

Table 7-1 identifies the functions that are controlled by settings in the Novell Remote Manager configuration file, and provides links to information about how to change them.

Table 7-1 Information for Changing the Functionality of Novell Remote Manager


Information about How to Change

Which network adapter Novell Remote Manager is bound to or add additional IP address that it is bound to

Section A.1, Address and Port Commands

The certificates Novell Remote Manager is using for authentication

The cipher strength of the SSL key that is used to access Novell Remote Manager

Section A.9, SSL Key Cipher Strength Command

The HttpOnly attribute for cookies in a response header

Section A.5, HttpOnly Command

The InventoryResolveNonLumOwnerName option for resolving names of NSS volume file owners if their eDirectory user names are not LUM enabled

Section A.6, InventoryResolveNonLumOwnerName Command

Which plug-ins are loaded

Section A.8, Load Command

Which workstations can access Novell Remote Manager

Section A.4, Filtering Commands

For OES 11 SP1 and earlier, whether an email notification is sent for the Health Monitor tool or who receives it

Section A.3, Email Notification Commands (OES 11 SP1 and Earlier)

Which users can log in to Novell Remote Manager

The language the browser supports

Section A.7, Language Commands