Simple or Complex:
- NetWare provides overlapping layers of security to protect data and
- Control access to network resources through user accounts, passwords,
trustee rights, file rights, and directory rights.
- NetWare confirms a user's identification and checks his or her authorization
before granting requests for services or data.
- NetWare security can be as simple or as complex as requires.
- Limit users to operating within specific files, within designated
directories, at a particular workstation, or during specific hours of the
- Require users to periodically change their passwords, and use the
intruder detection and lockout features to specify the number of incorrect
login attempts allowed before the system locks a user out.
- In addition to encrypting passwords at the server, the NetWare NOS
encrypts user passwords on the cable as they are transferred to the server,
preventing intruders from using unauthorized cable taps to discover passwords.
- To further increase network security, NetWare enables the signing
of NetWare Core Protocol sessions between the server and a client workstation.
- This diminishes the possibility of unauthorized users gaining access
to secure network resources.