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sboothman
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Situation

I am new to Novell but I do have experience with Linux and Windows. I have recently downloaded a evaluation copy of Novell OES, and I am trying to set it up on a Dell PowerEdge 1800 with a Windows XP Client.

So far I have installed the software onto the server and set up user accounts, Tree, Context, user volumes and licenses for the users. I have also installed the latest Novell Client software onto the Windows XP machine.

The Problem

When I start the Windows XP client I am presented with the Novell Client, I click on advanced and fill in the Tree, Context and server IP fields. Then I put in a username and password and it logs in fine, very fast and no problems. However when I log out, I am unable to log back in again as the Novell client cannot find the server. I log in locally and I can still ping the server however. The only way to allow me to log in again, is if I restart the client machine, then it lets me log in again.

Has anyone had this problem before or know why it might be occurring.

Thanks for your help

Sam

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Ram Appsense
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hi,

try to have dual logon, i.e., u can set the logon screen such that ur windows logon will be first and the novell logon will be second.. its just breaking a single logon window into two.

try with that and come back if the same problem occurs....


u can change the logon by changing
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\Microsoft\Windows NT\currentversion\winlogon

change the value of the key GinaDLL to MSGINA.DLL


cheers

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OK i have solved the problem now thank, I tried a different workstation and another one and it seems to work fine on both of them, I didn't set up the client I was working with so there must of been a configuration problem.
Thanks for your help.

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