Installing the Novell Client for Linux for SLED 11.0 SP1 and SLES 11.0 SP1
Make sure you have updated the workstation to the latest SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 patches.
- Now that the Novell Client is bundled along with the SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 installation media, you can install NCL by adding the SLED 11 SP1 installation DVD as a YaST installation source for both SLED 11.0 SP1 and SLES 11.0 SP1.
Note: The Novell Client for Linux is not on the SLES 11.0 SP1 DVD media. SLED 11.0 SP1 DVD media should be used.
Launch the YaST Control Center.
KDE: Click the menu button >.
If you are not logged in as root, type the root password, then click .
Select, then click .
Selectfrom the drop-down list.
Selectin the category.
Thecheck box should already be selected. If it is not, select it to automatically select all packages for installation.
Clickto install all of the Novell Client for Linux packages.
- Start the Novell Client for Linux.
Starting or Restarting the Novell Client for Linux
Use any of the following methods to start or restart the Novell Client for Linux:
Restart the Linux Workstation: This is the best way to ensure that the Novell Client for Linux is completely restarted.
Manually Start the Novell Client: Open a terminal window and log in as root and run the following commands
New Installations:rcnovell-xregd start
This command loads XTier registry service that is needed by Novell Client for Linux daemon modules.
This command loads the Novell file system kernel module and daemon modules of Novell Client for Linux.
This command stops and reloads XTier registry service that is needed by Novell Client for Linux daemon modules.
This command stops and reloads the Novell file system kernel module and daemon modules of Novell Client for Linux.
Manually launch Novell Client tray application by running the command /opt/novell/ncl/bin/ncl_tray either on the command line of a terminal window or in the Run Application utility that can be launched by pressing Alt-F2.
If either of these commands displays any errors, restart the Linux machine.