30.1 Security Features of NSS

Issue/Feature

Description

Recommendation

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Encrypted volume support

Encrypted NSS volumes meet the legal standard of making data inaccessible to software that circumvents normal access control, such as if the media were stolen.

Encrypt data volumes that contain mission critical data or sensitive data.

Use a strong encryption password and protect the password.

Managing Encrypted NSS Volumes

Section 30.15, Creating Strong Passwords

Storage plug-in for iManager

iManager requires eDirectory authentication and SSL connections between your Web browser and the iManager server and between the iManager server and the target server being managed.

Use an Administrator user identity and a strong password.

Section 30.15, Creating Strong Passwords

Section 9.1.7, Storage Plug-In Quick Reference

iManager 2.7.x website

Files and Folders plug-in for iManager

Manage trustees, trustee rights, and inherited rights filters. View effective rights.

Manage file system attributes.

Use an Administrator user identity and a strong password.

Section 30.15, Creating Strong Passwords

Section 9.1.8, Files and Folders Plug-In Quick Reference

Section 20.1, Configuring File System Trustees, Trustee Rights, Inherited Rights Filters, and Attributes

iManager 2.7.x website

NSSMU

NSSMU is executed locally on the server.

Secure physical access to servers.

Section 30.13, Controlling Physical Access to Servers and Resources

Novell Remote Manager

Novell Remote Manager requires eDirectory authentication and SSL connections between your Web browser and the Novell Remote Manager running on the server being managed.

Use an Administrator user identity or equivalent, and use a strong password.

Section 9.5.3, Accessing Novell Remote Manager

Section 30.15, Creating Strong Passwords

OES 11 SP2: Novell Remote Manager Administration Guide

NW 6.5 SP8: Novell Remote Manager Administration Guide