1.2 Universal Password

In the past, administrators have needed to manage multiple passwords (simple password, NDS password, enhanced password) because of password limitations. Administrators have also needed to deal with keeping the passwords synchronized.

Novell introduced Universal Password as a way to simplify the integration and management of different password and authentication systems into a coherent network.

Universal Password addresses these password problems by doing the following:

Most features of password management require Universal Password to be enabled.

For detailed information, see Section 2.0, Deploying Universal Password.