Sentinel Control Center is a pretty standard java app and although it is not officially supported on the Mac, it can be run natively on Snow Leopard.
Here is how:
If everything is working you can even delete the “jre” directory from the folder, since control center is now running with your mac’s java environment instead of the one provided by Novell.
As an added bonus, I’ve specified “sentinelhost” as the server’s hostname during the install, that way I can connect to different hosts just by editing my /etc/hosts file.
I’ve tested this with both Sentinel and Sentinel-RD and so far I haven’t noticed any problems.
There should also be a way to package the entire app in one java bundle by using the “Jar Bundler.app” that comes with Xcode, but I haven’t been able to do this successfully…maybe somebody else can give it a shot!
Disclaimer: As with everything else at NetIQ Cool Solutions, this content is definitely not supported by NetIQ, so Customer Support will not be able to help you if it has any adverse effect on your environment. It just worked for at least one person, and perhaps it will be useful for you too. Be sure to test in a non-production environment.