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Novell Client 2 SP1 for Windows 7

The Netware client is required for you to take full advantage of all Netware services. This client is customized specifically for use on NIU's network. To learn more about Netware or other Novell products, or to find generic Netware clients, see Novell's website.

System Requirements

Novell Client 2 SP1 for Windows is supported on the following platforms:

  • Windows 7 (x86 or x64) (Ultimate Edition, Enterprise Edition, or Professional Edition)
  • Windows Vista (x86 or x64) (Ultimate Edition, Enterprise Edition, or Business Edition)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) (Enterprise Edition, or Standard Edition)
  • Windows Server 2008 (x86 or x64) (Enterprise Edition, or Standard Edition)

Product Description

Novell® Client™ 2 SP1 for Windows* provides connectivity to NetWare® and OES Linux servers for Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Novell Client 2 SP1 for Windows lets users on Windows workstations or Windows Server systems enjoy the full range of Novell services, including: authentication via Novell eDirectory™, network browsing and service resolution, and secure and reliable file system access. All services are delivered through industry-standard protocols. The Novell Client also supports the Novell traditional NCP™ protocol.

Although Novell Client 2 SP1 for Windows is a separate release from the Novell Client 4.91 for Windows XP/2003, it has many of the same features as the Novell Client 4.91 for Windows XP/2003. Key Features:

  • 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
  • Integrated login with Windows (single username and password)
  • 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
  • LDAP contextless login support
  • DFS junction support
  • Support for 802.1x wireless authentication
  • DHCP-based configuration options
  • OpenSLP support
  • 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

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Non-Supported Windows Platforms

  • Might run but is not supported on:
    • Windows Starter
    • Home Basic
    • Home Premium editions
    • Windows Server platforms
      • Datacenter Edition
      • Web Server Edition
      • Server Core installations using any edition
  • Will not install or run on:
    • Windows XP
    • Windows Server 2003
    • Windows 2000

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