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How to use Novell Secure Login (NSL) version 3.5 with BorderManager version 3.8

(Last modified: 08Nov2003)

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Novell BorderManager 3.8

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How to use Novell Secure Login (NSL) version 3.5 with BorderManager version 3.8

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To use Novell Secure Login (NSL) version 3.5 with BorderManager version 3.8, you may need to manually alter the NSL scripts.  Following are instructions for the various BorderManager dialogs:

For NBM 3.8 VPN Client:

NSL 3.5 will automatically detect the NBM 3.8 client and build a script for you.  It will not however detect the NMAS password prompt.  To have NSL sign you into this dialog as well, you can manually add the following to the VPN Client script.

 ## BeginSection: "Login Window"
 Dialog
 Class "#32770"
 Title "NMAS NDS Password"
 EndDialog
 Setprompt "Password:"
 Type $Password #4001
 Click #1
 Setprompt "Enter your sign-on variables."
 ## EndSection: "Login Window"

For NBM 3.8 Proxy Authenitication (Applet)

For NSL to automatically provide credentials to the JAVA applet do the following:

1. Double-click the NSL icon in the system tray
2. Select the Applications tab
3. Select "New"
4. Select "New application"
5. Name the application https://<dnsname>/BM-Login/ (e.g. http://borderserver.mycompany.com/BM-Login/)
6. Enter any description you like
7. Select "Java" from the drop down menu for Type
8. Select "Create"
9. After selecting "Create", a new dialog will appear
10. On the dialog select "script"
11. Enter the following in the script field

 # control: 1  name: *null (class java.awt.TextField)
 # control: 2  name: *null (class java.awt.TextField)
 # control: 3  name: *null (class java.awt.TextField)
 # control: 4  name: * Ok  (class java.awt.Button)
 # control: 5  name: *Cancel (class java.awt.Button)
 # control: 6  name: *null (class BMLFrame)
 Dialog
 type $username #1
 type $password  #2
 click #4

12. Select OK
13. Select OK

For NBM 3.8 Proxy Authentication (HTML)

When you login through the Border HTML Proxy page, NSL will prompt you to save the login credentials.  Select "Yes" for the entire site.   This script will provide the credentials to the proxy authentication page, but will not select the "OK" button.  If you'd like NSL to log you in completely, complete the following additional details.

1. Double-click the NSL icon in the system tray
2. Select the Applications tab
3. Highlight the page on the list of applications and select "Edit"
4. Select the script tab
5. In the script remove the comment (#) from in front of the "Click #1" line

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  • Document ID:
  • 10088650
  • Solution ID: NOVL93785
  • Creation Date: 07Nov2003
  • Modified Date: 08Nov2003
    • Novell BorderManager Services

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