How to always use the Novell credential provider rather than the Microsoft credential provider.
The user interface for this setting is found by navigating to the Red N in the system tray > Novell Client Properties > Advanced Login tab. Or, it is settable directly in the registry.
Setting Name: Computer Only Logon Default
Registry Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Novell\Authentication\NCCredProvider]
Value Name: ComputerOnlyLogonDefault
Value Data Type: REG_DWORD
Valid Data Range: 0 to 2
Setting Default: 0
Default Data: None (value not present in registry by default)
Help/Comment: Determines whether the Novell Client will default to using the Computer Only Logon mode. Possible values include:
These are defined as follows:
'Automaticâ: The Novell Client will remember when Computer Only Logon was the mode previously selected, and will continue defaulting to Computer Only Logon until Novell Logon mode is interactively selected again.
'Alwaysâ: The Computer Only Logon will always be the default mode presented, even if Novell Logon was the previous mode used.
'Neverâ: Novell Logon will always be the default mode presented, even if Computer Only Logon was the previous mode used.