Support for Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) 1, OES 2, NetWare 5.1, NetWare 6.0, and NetWare 6.5
File system integration with NSS and non-NSS volumes via NCP
Login script processing
Notification area (Red N) options
Many of the Novell Client features are available when you right-click the icon in the notification area of the taskbar, located in the bottom right portion of your screen. For more information, see Novell Client for Windows User Guide.
Integrated login with Windows (single username and password)
The Novell Client for Windows provides a single, synchronized login to the Windows desktop and the Novell network. Users enter their names and passwords only once to access all the resources they are authorized to use.
Integrated eDirectory login support for Windows Terminal Services
Integrated eDirectory login and script support for TS Remote Applications
NMAS client integration
Forgotten password recovery options for eDirectory
You can provides users with the ability to recover from a forgotten password without contacting the help desk. For more information, see Section 6.3, Using Forgotten Password Self-Service.
LDAP contextless login support
LDAP contextless login makes it unnecessary for your users to manage or know about changes to their organization’s name or its placement in the hierarchy. Because users no longer need to enter their context to authenticate, the context can be changed on the back end as many times as necessary without the users knowing and without the costs associated with managing and supporting these changes.
For more information, see Section 8.7, Setting Up LDAP Contextless Login and LDAP Treeless Login and Section 1.2.3, LDAP Contextless Login Differences.
Support for 802.1x wireless authentication
See Section 8.8, Configuring 802.1X Authentication for more information.
DHCP-based configuration options
The Novell Client is able to use DHCP-supplied configuration values for the Novell login profile's Novell Client 2 SP1 for Windows User Guide., and/or fields. For more information, see section
In addition, the OpenSLP support in the Novell Client is able to retrieve DHCP-supplied configuration information for the SLP Directory Agent and/or SLP Scope to use."
SLP (moved to OpenSLP instead of the proprietary SRVLOC)
For more information, see Section 1.2.2, Service Location Protocol (SLP) Differences.
Shell extensions for Windows’ file browser
File caching/shared open mode support
Auto-reconnect for NCP connections
Cluster failover support for NCP connections
Novell Client settings management and install-time pre-configuration