The AFP NMAS methods were introduced in OES 2 SP3 for secure authentication purposes.
For a new installation, you are not required to install the AFP NMAS methods. The methods are installed during the AFP server installation.
If you are upgrading from an OES 2 SP2 server or an OES 2 SP3 server to an OES 2015 SP1 server, make sure you install the novell-afp-nmasmethods.rpm.
It is important to ensure that the AFP NMAS methods have the latest updates.
To install patches for the AFP NMAS methods, run the following script:
This script prompts you to enter the Tree Admin name and password for the eDirectory user.
After installing or upgrading the NMAS methods, ensure that s NMAS methods are synchronized in eDirectory as indicated in OES 2015 SP1: Planning and Implementation Guide.