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Feature Novell BorderManager 3.7 Novell BorderManager 3.8 Novell BorderManager 3.9
General
NetWare Versions Supported YES YES YES
Strong Encryption Available Globally No YES YES
FIPS 140 Validated Encryption Engine YES YES YES
Migration Path to Novell Access Manager No No YES
Firewall
IPX Packet Filtering YES YES YES
IP Packet Filtering YES YES YES
Stateful Inspection YES YES YES
Network Address Translation (NAT) YES YES YES
IPX/IP Gateway YES YES No
Browser-based Administration No YES YES
ICSA Labs Certification No YES Pending
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Site-to-Site (Certificate mode of authentication) YES YES YES
Site-to-Site (Pre-Shared key mode of authentication) No No YES
Client-to-Site YES YES YES
Protocol support YES YES YES
NAT Traversal Partial YES YES
Client IP Configuration Control No YES YES
LDAP Authentication No YES YES
3rd Party Interoperability No YES YES
Identity-based Access Control No YES YES
Password Self-Service on Client No YES YES
Browser-based Administration and Monitoring No YES YES
Client Firewall Integration No YES No
VPN Client on Linux (SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop) No No YES
ICSA Labs Certification No YES Pending
Proxies and Cache
FastCache YES YES YES
Browser-based Administration and Monitoring No No YES
Application Proxies (Web, FTP, Mail, DNS) YES YES YES
Application Proxies (News) No YES No
Scheduled Download No YES No
Real Audio/RTSP Proxy YES YES YES
Accelerators (Reverse Proxy ? Web, FTP) YES YES YES
Transparent Proxies (Web, telnet) YES YES YES
Active FTP support No No YES
Caching YES YES YES
Multi-Domain, Multi-MX Support in Mail Proxy No YES YES
CVP Support in Mail Proxy YES YES YES
Virus Request Blocking YES YES YES
SOCKS Gateway YES YES YES
Single Sign-on with Client32 (Client Trust) for Windows YES YES YES
Single Sign-on with Client32 (Client Trust) for Linux (SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop) No No YES
Citrix Support YES YES YES
Cache Volume Wizard No YES YES
Logging Engines YES YES YES
Supported URL Blocking Partners YES YES YES
128-Category Support for URL Blocking No No YES
Authentication Services
Novell Modular Authentication Service No YES YES
RADIUS Server YES YES No
Authentication Methods YES YES YES
Authentication Methods for Linux VPN Client No No YES
Other Features
Novell Client Firewall (Personal Firewall) on Windows YES YES No
NWAdmin Support YES YES No
Service Configuration During Install YES YES YES
License Compliance Tool No YES YES
Configuration Dump Tool YES YES YES
Craig Johnson's "A Beginner Guide to BorderManager 3.x" YES YES YES

Client Firewall Integration: Novell BorderManager provided Novell Client Firewall in version 3.8 to provide enhanced End Point Security features on the Windows platform. This functionality will not be available in version 3.9. Customers who are using this firewall are advised to migrate to Agnitum's Outpost Firewall (http://www.agnitum.com/products/outpost/index.php).

RADIUS Server: Novell is no longer continuing the active development of its RADIUS product. Existing customers of RADIUS are advised to migrate to FREE Radius (http://www.freeradius.org/).

Novell Client Firewall (Personal Firewall) on Windows: Novell BorderManager provided Novell Client Firewall in version 3.8 to provide enhanced End Point Security features on the Windows platform. This functionality will not be available in version 3.9. Customers who are using this firewall are advised to migrate to Agnitum's Outpost Firewall (http://www.agnitum.com/products/outpost/index.php).

NWAdmin Support: The proxy services monitoring capabilities have moved from NWAdmin to the Web-based iManager console. This allows you to manage your services more effectively and gain a more comprehensive picture of your border security situation.


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