Expert Novell Netware
For System Administators
Software version number: 4.0
Course length: 2 days
Hardware/software required to run this course
To complete the optional suggested lab activities, you will need 12 megabytes (MB) of Random Access Memory (RAM). See your reference manual for hardware considerations that apply to your specific hardware setup.
Overview: This course is designed for System Administrators. Students will review how to install and configure Novell Netware machines and administer a peer-to-peer network of Netware Workstation machines. Students will learn to support applications running on Novell Netware, to install and secure file systems, to manage Netware Workstations in a domain environment, and to interoperate with NetWare and TCP/IP networks.
Prerequisites: Hard Disk Management; Microcomputer Hardware; Novell Netware: Orientation, Windows Orientation, Introduction; and Understanding Network Fundamentals, or equivalent knowledge. It is also recommended that students have experience supporting networks and end users and have taken Windows 3.1: Advanced User or Windows : Advanced User, or have equivalent knowledge.
Delivery method: Instructor-led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
Benefits: Students will learn how to install, configure, and maintain Netware Workstation machines at their workplace. Students will learn about the system and network architecture of Novell Netware; how to support DOS, Windows, Netware, OS/2 and
POSIX applications under Netware; to create and format partitions using all supported file systems; to implement file system security; to join a Netware domain; to interoperate with NetWare networks; to install and configure TCP/IP; to install, configure, and use the Remote Access Service (RAS); and to back up files on a Netware system.
Target student: Students enrolling in this course should be systems administrators or highly familiar with the Netware Workstation operating system and have experience supporting networks and end users.
What's next: First Look: Novell Netware Server, the next course in this series, teaches students how to install and manage Netware
Server 4.0 and Netware domains. Performance-based objectives Lesson objectives help students become comfortable with the course, and also provide a means to evaluate learning.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Review:
* Compare and contrast the features of the products in the Microsoft networking family.
* Install Netware Workstation.
* Troubleshoot Netware Workstation startup.
* Evaluate the Netware Workstation security model.
* Administer user and group accounts, and design security policies.
* Configure a Netware Workstation computer.
* Work with shared resources on a Netware Workstation peer-to-peer network.
* Discuss and evaluate the Netware Workstation Browser service.
* Optimize the performance of Netware Workstation computers.
* Support printing in Netware.
* Identify and correct problems on a Netware Workstation computer.
* Describe the system architecture of Novell Netware.
* Manage DOS-, Win16-, and Win-32 based applications on a Netware system.
* Manage OS/2 and POSIX applications on a Netware system.
* Implement and manage appropriate file systems on Netware workstations.
* Implement and manage file system security under Netware.
* Manage Netware workstations as part of a Netware domain.
* Describe the networking architecture of Novell Netware.
* Connect and interoperate with Novell NetWare and TCP/IP networks.
* Install, configure, and manage the Remote Access Service (RAS) on RAS servers and clients.
* Use the Netware Backup utility as part of an effective overall backup strategy.
Review 1: Introduction to Netware Workstation
Orientation to Netware
Review 2: Installing Netware Workstation
Planning an installation
Review 3: The boot process
Starting Netware Workstation
Review 4: Netware Workstation security
The Netware Workstation security model
Review 5: Account administration
Review 6: Configuring the Netware Workstation environment
The Control Panel
Customizing the Netware Workstation logon process
Review 7: The Netware Workstation networking environment
Sharing network resources
Accessing network resources
Command-line network operations
Review 8: Netware Workstation Browser service
Review 9: Optimizing performance
Optimizing system performance
Monitoring Netware performance
Review 10: Printing support
The Netware Workstation printing process
Administering a printing device
Troubleshooting the print process
Lesson 1: Troubleshooting
Examining the Emergency Repair process
Additional troubleshooting resources
Lesson 2: Architectural overview of Netware 4.0
Examining the Netware 4.0 system architecture
Lesson 3: Supporting applications
Understanding the Win32 subsystem
Support for DOS-based applications
Support for Windows 3.x applications
Other application issues
Lesson 4: File systems
Overview of file systems
Working with disk partitions
Working with volume and stripe sets
Other file system considerations
Lesson 5: File system security
Using Netware permissions
Managing Netware permissions
Security system interactions
Lesson 6: Moving from a workgroup to a domain
Workgroups vs. domains
Joining a domain
Using domain resources
Lesson 7: The Netware networking architecture
An overview of networking in Netware
Examining network components
Accessing resources through network services
Examining network installation and configuration
Lesson 8: Inter operating with Novell NetWare and TCP/IP
Using the NW Link protocol
Using the Client Service for NetWare (CSNW)
Using NetWare resources
Exploring common network connectivity problems
Lesson 9: The Remote Access Service
Overview of the Remote Access Service
Lesson 10: Configuring RAS protocols on the RAS server
Configuring the RAS client
RAS reference and troubleshooting resources
Appendix A: Upgrading to Novell Netware
Upgrading to Novell Netware
Appendix B: The Backup utility
Overview of the Backup utility
Backing up and restoring files
Other backup considerations
Appendix C: Support for OS/2 and POSIX applications
Support for OS/2 and POSIX-based applications
Course number: 44-529 2/2