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Old 03-09-2004, 02:44 PM   #1
Wade
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Is there a way to connect to networks using Novell


Hey my schools has a huge network and we have to buy laptops with windows and we use Novell to connect to the network. Well i want to got Linux now and i was wondering if there is a way to connect to my schools network buy using Novell or any other types of ways.

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Old 03-09-2004, 05:58 PM   #2
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Depends on what novell services you are looking to connect to, and whether they are hiding behind a firewall. If you are using Netware 6+, you should be able to access your files via a web browser by pointing to http://yourservername/NetStorage. You can also access files via Samba, if Native File Access is enabled on the server. We have linux users use Samba on the inside and NetStorage on the outside.

If you are looking for Groupwise, go to beta.novell.com and download the cross platform client. It works very well, but requires v6.5 running on the server.
 
  


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