BrainShare 2000 Speaker Meeting

Report
eGuide Introduction
and Overview
www.novell.com
James Whitchurch
Director, Software Engineering
Novell, Inc.
[email protected]
Ivan Hurtt
Product Manager
Novell, Inc.
[email protected]
Sophia Johnson
Software Engineering Manager
Novell, Inc.
[email protected]
Vision…one Net
A world where networks of all types—corporate and public,
intranets, extranets, and the Internet—work together as
one Net and securely connect employees, customers,
suppliers, and partners across organizational boundaries
Mission
To solve complex business and technical challenges with Net
business solutions that enable people, processes, and
systems to work together and our customers to profit from
the opportunities of a networked world
Deployed Versions Novell eDirectory™
and Novell Directory Services® (NDS)
Product Version
Build Version
Platforms
NetWare 5.1 SP4 (NDS 7)
DS.nlm v7.57
NetWare 5.1
NetWare 5.1 SP 4 (NDS 8)
DS.nlm v8.79
NetWare 5.1
eDirectory 8
DS.nlm & DS.dlm v8.79
NetWare 5.0,Win NT/2K
eDirectory 8.5.x
DS v85.23
NetWare 5.x,Win,Solaris
NetWare 6 (eDirectory 8.6)
DS.nlm v10110.20
NetWare 6
eDirectory 8.6.1
DS v10210.43
NW 5.1,NW 6,Win,Solaris,Linux
NetWare 6 SP1 (eDirectory 8.6.2)
DS.nlm v10310.17
NetWare 6
eDirectory 8.6.2
DS v103xx.xx
NW 5.1,NW 6,Win,Solaris,Linux
eDirectory 8.7
DS v10410.xx
NW 5.1,NW 6,Win,Solaris,Linux,AIX
Differences between eDirectory
and NDS®
NDS
eDirectory
NOS directory focused on
managing NetWare® servers
A cross-platform, scalable,
standards-based directory
used for managing identities
that span all aspects of
the network—eDirectory
is the foundation for eBusiness
NetWare 5
NetWare
NetWare 6
Introduction
eDirectory Architecture Review
eGuide DirXML™
NSL
ZfS
Solaris
NDAP
Access
Schema
iManager
Utilities
Repair, ICE,
Backup, …
Maintenance
Security
Replication
Storage Management Interface (SMI)
Database
System Abstraction Layer (SAL)
ConsoleOne®
LDAP
iChain™
NT
NetWare®
Linux
AIX
Agenda
• Introduction
• eGuide architecture
• eGuide features
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Features
New features for 2.5
• Administration through iManager
• Self-administration
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Novell eGuide implementations
Case study—Novell/Cambridge merger
Summary
Demonstration
Introduction—Window to the Directory
James Whitchurch
Salt Lake City
Utah
Bill Street
Harry Martin
Pauli Viisas
Isojohtaja
Suomi
Tavallinenjohtaja
Amerikka
Ivan Hurtt
Sophia Johnson
Provo
USA
Anna-Kaisa Räty
TietoTaituri
Suomi
Los Angeles
California
Provo
Utah
Introduction—What Is Novell eGuide?
• Novell eGuide is a net service that allows you to
quickly find and make one-click connections to
people, places and things
• Novell eGuide is a platform-independent, web-based
application that lets you search for user information
from a number of LDAP-enabled sources, including
eDirectory
• Novell eGuide’s user interface allows you to quickly
launch user-based communication applications such as
e-mail, instant messaging, and video conferencing
• Novell eGuide was designed for eBusiness
Introduction—New View to Directory Data
eDirectory
Novell eGuide
Architecture
eGuide Architecture
Work Station
Web Server
Server
eDirectory
Web Server
Browser
eGuide
LDAP Service
Servlet
or
Device
eDirectory
Style Sheets Localized Strings
XSL
XSL
XSL
eGuide Result
Novell eGuide
Features
Novell eGuide Features
• 100% Pure Java application
(eGuide v2.x requires JDK 1.3 support)
• Optimized for performance
• Supported server Operating Systems (OS)
 NetWare
 Windows
(NT/2000)
 UNIX (Solaris, Linux, AIX…)
Novell eGuide Features
• Configurable by administrators
 Default
data source/directory searches
 Feature enablement/disablement
 Attribute mapping
 Attribute filtering
 Definable search criteria
 Definable detail view
 Definable self-service forms
Novell eGuide Features
• Optimized for performance
 Multiple
data source/directory searches
 Threaded concurrent searches on each directory
 eGuide 2.0
• Standard HTTP with XML/XSL
• HTML (no applet)
 eGuide
2.1
• Integrated with iManager for role-based administration
Novell eGuide Features
• White pages
• Self-administration
• Admin configuration of
“displayable” and “editable”
attributes
• Multiple directory search
• Organizational view
• Display and print org charts
based on reporting hierarchy
and structure
• Dynamically generated in real-time
• Security
• Secure through HTTPS
• Admin-configurable filter
of attributes and classes
• SSL LDAP directory
authentication
• Authenticated searching
• Communication tools
• Launch messaging and/or
collaboration applications
from address book
• Admin-configurable
Novell eGuide Features
• Users can immediately send an e-mail message
from their browser e-mail package without
typing an e-mail address
• AOL Instant Messenger users can immediately
begin real-time online chat
• Microsoft’s NetMeeting users can have real-time
collaboration and conferencing that includes
web-phone, white board, chat, file transfer,
program sharing, remote desktop sharing,
advanced calling, security, and Internet directory
eGuide Self-Administration
• Simple changes made by users themselves,
saving administrators valuable time
• Administrator configurable
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 Attributes
eGuide Self-Administration
eGuide Self-Administration
eGuide Self-Administration
eGuide Self-Administration
Introduction—Supporting Multiple
Systems
LDAP
White Pages with eGuide and DirXML™
Search Spans Multiple Servers
CN=S*
eDir
Data
Store
LDAP
eDir
Data
Store
eDir
Data
Store
CN=Sophia
CN=Simon
CN=Susan
CN=Seth
Use Filtered Replicas
CN=S*
eDir
Data
Store
LDAP
eDir
Data
Store
eDir
Data
Store
CN=Sophia
CN=Simon
CN=Susan
CN=Seth
LDAP Search—No Index
City=Pric*
eDir
Data
Store
City=Price
City=Price
LDAP
LDAP Search—Index Present
CN=S*
eDir
Data
Store
CN=Sophia
CN=Simon
LDAP
Novell/Cambridge Merger
Cambridge NT Domain 1
Cambridge NT Domain 2
New Cambridge
Workforce Tree
Novell/Cambridge Merger
Novell
Workforce Tree
New Cambridge
Workforce Tree
Novell/Cambridge Merger
New Novell
Cambridge
Workforce Tree
eGuide Links
• For the latest information on eGuide, go to
http://www.novell.com/products/eguide/
• To download eGuide 2.0, go to
http://download.novell.com/
• eGuide 2.1 shipping with eDirectory 8.7
Session References
• IO116—Novell iManager Introduction and Overview

By James Whitchurch
• TUT131—eDirectory Administration and Management
Using iManager

By Sophia Johnson
• TUT340—Expose the Power of eDirectory Using Novell
eGuide: Advanced Configuration and Customization

By Nathan Jensen, Mike Simpson, and Will Peterson
Demonstration

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