How to configure contextless login

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  • 31-Aug-2006
  • 30-May-2012


Contextless Login
Novell Client 4.9 for Windows NT/2000/XP
Novell eDirectory
Novell NetWare 6.5


ISoftware requirements:

1) Client 4.9 or greater running on the workstations.

2) eDirectory 8.5 or later. (eDirectory 8.5 has reached it's"end of life-cycle for support". It is recommended to installeDirectory 8.7.1into your tree and on every server in your tree where possible. The benefits of eDirectory 8.7.1 greatly outweigh the benefits of all eDirectory and NDS version.)

IIInstallation and configuration

To configure LDAP Contextless Login, please visit:

1) http:// and search for LDAP Contextless Login

Known Issues

1) In some instances, the 4.9 client will fail to find a user due to the type of ldap search filter created. This can be easily rectified by either changing the attributes that the client is searching for or by updating the trustee assignments. See TID #10085685 - LDAP Search not returning any entries for some filters that 'OR' search components for details.

IVCommon Errors or Problems

Additional Information

Formerly known as TID# 10050160