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Hi at the moment we use a Novell 4.11 server running workstations using either Win95 on Win NT - all of which login to the server using the standard Microsoft Clients.

We have automated the login on both sets of machines so users do not have to type in passwords.

We are about to add another server to the tree so users will have to do a tree login rather than a specific server, theus we need to upgrade to the Novell clients.

OK.....my question is.....are there any utilities that we can install which will automate the login using the novell client for both Win NT an Win 95 ?

Thanks in advance.

Stu
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by:sgenther
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Are you sure this cant be done with the latest Intranetware client?
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by:rjhawkin
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he should have been useing the latest intranenetware client all this time. The clients can be obtained from

http://www.novell.com/download/


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So...you can set these latest ones to boot right into Windows and attach to the network without entering a username and password each time ???
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Yes....see attached article from Novell..
Novell Login Command Line Options  (Last modified: 10AUG1998)
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This document lists all of the available Login command line options. It includes the command line options for Novell Login utilities for the following platforms:

DOS (command line)
OS/2 (command line)
Windows 3.x
Windows 95
Windows NT

Purpose: To gain access to the network.
Syntax: LOGIN | LOGINW31 | LOGINW95 | LOGINWNT [[Server | Tree]/][Username] [/options] [%n variables]

Note: UI means "User Interface"

/P(=)scriptName profile override (specify object name of profile object to use)
/S(=)scriptName script file override (specify a path\filename; no other scripts are executed)
/B bindery login
/CONT continue, do not show initial UI (Not in command line versions, only in Windows versions)
/SI simple login UI (Not in command line versions, only in Windows versions)
/TR service name is a tree name instead of a server name
/NA do not re-login, just run script (Not in NetWare 4.x command line versions, only in Windows versions and NetWare 3.x command line versions)
/NS do not run script, just attach
/NB do not display banner (none is displayed in Windows login)
/RDF /PERM restore default / permanent connections (Windows 3.1 only)
/PWD(=)password supply password to UI (Not in command line versions, only in Windows versions)
/CLS clear screen before script results, after login phase
/A display advanced (all tabs) on UI (Not in command line versions, only in Windows versions)
/SWAP(=path) swap login to extended/expanded memory, current directory or specified drive:directory when running external script commands (only in DOS command line version)
/NOSWAP do not swap login to extended/expanded memory or current directory when running external script commands (only in DOS command line version)

If you want to login without user intervention (no login prompt), search the Novell Knowledgebase for AutoLogon or AutoLogin (for Windows 95 Login) and AutoAdminLogon (for Windows NT Login) for more information.

Search: Login switches parameters flags options command line loginwnt.exe loginw95.exe loginw3x.exe loginw32.exe loginwnt loginw95 loginw3x GUI Graphical User Interface ZENworks ZEN Z.E.N.works


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Document Title: Novell Login Command Line Options
Document ID: 2923763
Creation Date: 10APR1997
Modified Date: 10AUG1998
Document Revision: 7
Novell Product Class: NetWare OS
 
Novell Product and Version: intraNetWare Client 2.12 for DOS/WIN 3.x
intraNetWare Client 2.12 for Windows 95
intraNetWare Client 4.1 for Windows NT
NetWare 3.12
NetWare 3.2
NetWare 4.11

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by:rjhawkin
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ahh thx for putting it in that quick, I was afraid I'd have to go hunt it down ;)

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by:sgenther
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Laff....rjhawkin....you gotta hunt alota stuff down in here.
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Cool......thanks very much :)
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