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Re: What Authentication Data to use??

On Wed, 02 May 2007 21:38:10 +0000, WillR wrote:

> Kathryn wrote:
>>> Well, yeah, but NetWare has a loooong history. Did everything just
>>> work back in 3.x, 4.x? That's roughly where I would reckon we are in
>>> comparison 🙂

>>
>> Actually, it pretty much did just work (from version 2.01 where I
>> started using it) as long as you followed the directions and knew what
>> to expect.
>> Not a rant, just Friday afternoon, and still no iFolder server to show
>> my boss. 🙂

>
> I installed one of the very first NW 2.0 systems (or least a fellow called
> Noorda once said so -- indeed he thought it might have been the first
> even... they thought of it as the first "real" Netware he said...)
>
> There were a lot of problems -- I can attest to that -- mostly confusion
> though. I know I finally gave up calling support after a few -- "we did
> not even know that worked..." comments. Not a complaint -- it's just that
> sometimes the leading edge is the "bleeding" edge. I know ACCPAC told me
> that they only tried the Beta release of Netware 2... and so on and so
> on...
>
> As I said before -- the Linux system just works. There are a lot of things
> that drive me bats -- but hopefully version 2 _will_ be better. Or else...
> 🙂


Don;t tell me you'll consider the dark side?!?

> But _iFolder_ is definitely a PITA. You got that right. I gave up on it.
> ...And Print Manager Just don't have any more time to ... around with it.


Well, there is a update for iPrint npms for iManager and a patch due any
week now to fix the other issues. I was talking to the PM the week after
BS, and he says that, fully patched, iPrint is quicker and more stable on
Linux now...


> And it is a rant -- but a nice one. 🙂


Ok, fair enough 🙂
--
Mark Robinson
Novell Volunteer SysOp
www.nds8.co.uk
One by one the penguins steal my sanity...

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