24.2 Installing in a Novell eDirectory Environment

  1. Log in to the workstation as an administrator.

  2. From the SecureLogin\Client, select the appropriate install package and double-click it to begin the install process. The Installation Wizard for Novell SecureLogin is displayed.

  3. Click Next. The License Agreement page is displayed.

    The Destination Folder page is displayed. By default, the program is saved in C:\Program Files\Novell\SecureLogin\.

  4. Accept the default folder


    Click Change and navigate to your desired folder.

  5. Select Novell eDirectory as the directory where Novell SecureLogin stores its data.

  6. Click Next. The protocols page is displayed

  7. Select how you want Novell SecureLogin to access eDirectory.

    If the Novell Client is installed, the installation program recommends the Novell Client for Windows option. Otherwise, LDAP is recommended.

    This dialog box is displayed only if you have Novell Client for Windows installed on your machine. Otherwise, LDAP is auto-selected as the protocol.

  8. Click Next. The smart card option page is displayed.

  9. Click Yes if you want to use a smart card. If you do not want to use a smart card, proceed with Step 11.

    1. Select a cryptographic service provider from which Novell SecureLogin requests PKI credentials through a Microsoft Crypto API.

    2. Select a PKCS#11 compatible library required for accessing the smart card, then click Next.

      This specifies the location of the Cryptographic Token Interface installed as part of the smart card vendor’s software. These API files are used by Novell SecureLogin to communicate with the smart card.

  10. Click No if you do not want to use smart card support. Proceed with Step 11.

  11. Select the eDirectory features that you want to install, then click Next.

    You can select both Novell SecretStore Client and Novell NMAS Methods.

  12. Click Next. Select the client login pcProx method.

  13. Select the NMAS Methods.

  14. Click Next. The installation features page is displayed.

  15. Select Install Desktop Automation Services.

    If you are installing DAS on a kiosk or shared desktop, deselect Start SecureLogin on Windows startup. By default, this option is selected.

    DAS handles starting and stopping for Novell SecureLogin.

  16. Click Next. The location for the DAS configuration file page displayed.

  17. Select the location for the configuration file.

    If you choose Local, the registry settings set for ARS.exe use the actions.xml file located in the Program Files\Novell\SecureLogin\Desktop Automation Services folder of the workstation.

    If you choose Directory, the actions.xml file is managed through eDirectory as described in Section 25.3, Managing the actions.xml File through eDirectory and iManager. Because you have installed DAS on eDirectory, you can store the configuration file in the directory.

  18. Click Next. The program is ready to install.

  19. Click Install.

  20. Click Finish. By default, the Launch ReadMe option is selected

  21. You are prompted to restart your system. Select Yes to restart the system for Desktop Automation Services to take effect.

When you install DAS in eDirectory mode with the Novell Client, you might see an error indicating Error in parsing xml file during install appears. This occurs because the server or the specified config object is invalid.

To fix the problem, ignore the message and proceed with the install. After the installation or restart;

  1. Log in as an administrator.

  2. Set the ConfigObject and ConfigTree registries values correctly.

    The ConfigObject is the ArsControl Object and ConfigTree - Server or the Tree information. The registry settings are at HKLM\Software\Novell\Login\ARS.

  3. Run ARSControl /RegServer.