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This session will provide everything you need to know to deploy Novell iFolder 3.8—as well as a look at its latest set of rich features. Showcasing iFolder in single-server, multi-server and cluster ...

This session will provide everything you need to know to deploy Novell iFolder 3.8—as well as a look at its latest set of rich features. Showcasing iFolder in single-server, multi-server and cluster deployments, we'll demonstrate iFolder as load balancer and iFolder in a Storage Area Network on Fiber Channel. You'll also hear about new iFolder features like Active Directory integration, pass phrase recovery, platform support and more.

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Novell iFolder 3.8: A Simple, Secure File Access Solution Novell iFolder 3.8: A Simple, Secure File Access Solution Presentation Transcript

  • Novell iFolder ® A Simple, Secure File Synchronization Solution Mahabaleshwar Asundi Technical Specialist AMahabaleshwar@novell.com
  • Agenda • Introduction • Novell iFolder Solution ® • Novell iFolder Architecture • Novell iFolder Features • Deployment and Scalability • Performance Considerations • Novell iFolder Troubleshooting • Sneak Peek – Future iFolder 2 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Introduction
  • • Is your data everywhere but not where you need it to be? • Are you not able to modify data while disconnected? • Does your corporate backup policy not cover your laptop or desktop files? • Are you usually unsure of the latest version of your file? • Is your data too difficult to access from the Internet? • Is your data too sensitive to store on the network? • Do you have other “Owners” for folders in addition to yourself? 4 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Solution... Novell iFolder is a simple and secure storage solution that ® enables you to store remotely, access and manage your personal files from anywhere, at anytime. 5 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Novell iFolder Solution ®
  • Create an iFolder and synchronize Synchronizes data from client to domain – Select and convert a regular folder into an iFolder – iFolder client monitors and synchronizes files/directories from the desktop to iFolder domain. Changes to files are captured regardless of connectivity to the server 7 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Access Data from Any Where Synchronizing data between desktop computers – The iFolder client synchronizes changes from one desktop through the iFolder domain to other desktops Ian's Desktop Ian's Laptop 8 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Sharing Novell iFolder ® Sharing data between users using iFolders – Every regular iFolder can be shared with a set of users or groups. – Only one copy of the file/directory exists on the iFolder domain Ian Jeff Jerry 9 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Novell iFolder Usage Scenario ® Novell iFolder LDAP domain Directory Jeff's iFolder iFolder Server 1 Storage Mobile Ian's iFolder Home Internet HTTP(s) NSS Jeff's iFolder Jeff's iFolder iFolder Server 2 ext3 Jeff's iFolder Through browser Jeff's iFolder Kiosk Office 10 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Novell iFolder Architecture ®
  • Novell iFolder Architecture ® iFolder Client and Server iFolder Client iFolder Server Shell Web Web GUI Extensions Admin Backup Access Web Service Web Service HTTP (SOAP/XML) (SOAP/XML) Simias Simias File Meta- File Meta- System Data System Data 12 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Novell iFolder Platforms ® • Supports SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ® OES2 32 bit and 64 bit platforms • Client support – SLED 10 SP1, SLED 11, openSUSE ® – Windows XP (32 bit), Windows Vista, Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit – Business & Enterprise) – Intel Mac OSX 10.4 – Web Access / Admin Console > Mozilla Firefox, Windows IE, Mac Safari 13 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Novell iFolder Features ®
  • Novell iFolder : Features ® iFolder Server – Multiple Servers (Master – Slave) support – Multiple User Provisioning Mechanisms – Performance and scalability – Active Directory support – Multi Volume – Increased server stability with mono 2.4 – Improved iFolder administration console and web access performance. – Segregated groups 15 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Novell iFolder : Features ® Management – Policies at every level(System, group, user, iFolder etc..) – Single management console for all iFolder servers. – LDAP Groups support(Provisioning, sharing, policy) – Multi Level Administration Web Access – Supports Mozilla Firefox, Windows IE, Mac Safari 16 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Novell iFolder : Features ® iFolder Client – New improved client user interface – Default iFolder – Multiple regular or encrypted ifolders. – iFolder sharing with Access Rights – Password change option – Silent install and Auto account creation using ZENworks ® – New pass phrase recovery framework 17 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Novell iFolder : Features ® iFolder Synchronization – Synchronization of only modified data. – Background file synchronization – iFolder Merge and Enhanced conflict resolution Security – Data encryption (With Blowfish algorithm) – Encrypted communication channel (Https) – Silent install and Auto account creation using ZENworks ® – Fine grained policy management 18 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Novell iFolder Recent Features: ® Migration and upgrades – Server Migration and Upgrades from previous iFolder versions. – iFolder plug-in for Novell migration framework. ® – Client Migration 19 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Deployment and Scalability
  • Single Server Client connects to Key Benefits: server public URL Browser - Simple setup Browser Web Access Web Admin - Faster Sharing - 500-1000 users Windows XP / Vista client /admin /ifolder eDirectory SLED 10 SP1 or greater o=ifadmin, o=novell Internet o=ifproxy, o=novell ifolder server Public URL 10.1.1.1 Private URL 10.1.1.1 Server IP = 10.1.1.1 Macintosh 1.4 or greater 21 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Multiple Servers (Master Slave) Client connects to Key Benefits: server public URL Browser - Scalability Browser Web Access Web Admin - More servers= More users Windows XP / Vista ifolder server Public URL 10.1.1.1 client - Distributed /admin Private URL 10.1.1.1 Server IP = 10.1.1.1 /ifolder - Multi site eDirectory SLED 10 SP1 or greater o=ifadmin, o=novell Internet o=ifproxy, o=novell Macintosh 1.4 or greater ifolder server Public URL 10.1.1.1 Private URL 10.1.1.1 Server IP = 10.1.1.1 22 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Multiple Servers (Distributed Load) Client connects to Key Benefits: server public URL Browser - Dedicated Web Browser Web Access Web Admin /ifolder Access server - Only Web Access ifolder server Windows XP / Vista can be exposed /admin Public URL 10.1.1.1 Private URL 10.1.1.1 client to Internet Server IP = 10.1.1.1 eDirectory SLED 10 SP1 or greater o=ifadmin, o=novell Internet o=ifproxy, o=novell Macintosh 1.4 or greater 23 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Clusters Physical IP 10.1.2.1 Physical IP 10.1.2.2 Cluster IP 10.10.1.1 Key Benefits: Cluster IP 10.10.1.1 - High Availability Internet Storage iSCSI SAN eDirectory o=ifadmin, o=novell o=ifproxy, o=novell Internet Physical IP 10.1.2.3 Physical IP 10.1.2.4 Cluster IP 10.10.1.2 Cluster IP 10.10.1.2 24 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Performance Considerations
  • Performance Considerations • Manage user quotas from administration console • Limit number of users per server • Set appropriate synchronization interval • Use Novell eDirectory local replica ® ™ • Deploy iFolder Web Access independently • Add more RAM to server, use dedicated network card • Set number of open files count to a large number 26 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Novell iFolder Troubleshooting ®
  • Novell iFolder Troubleshooting ® • Server – Installation and configuration – Server processes, logs analysis – Authentication problems • Client – Installation and configuration – Log files, format and analysis 28 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Sneak Peek – Future iFolder
  • Sneak Peek – Future iFolder • Integration of Novell iFolder with Novell Pulse ® ® • Scalable and cost effective iFolder • Mysql as Meta Data repository • iFolder Service high availability • Streamlined Backup Restore Mechanisms. 30 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Questions?
  • Unpublished Work of Novell, Inc. All Rights Reserved. This work is an unpublished work and contains confidential, proprietary, and trade secret information of Novell, Inc. Access to this work is restricted to Novell employees who have a need to know to perform tasks within the scope of their assignments. No part of this work may be practiced, performed, copied, distributed, revised, modified, translated, abridged, condensed, expanded, collected, or adapted without the prior written consent of Novell, Inc. Any use or exploitation of this work without authorization could subject the perpetrator to criminal and civil liability. General Disclaimer This document is not to be construed as a promise by any participating company to develop, deliver, or market a product. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. Novell, Inc. makes no representations or warranties with respect to the contents of this document, and specifically disclaims any express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. The development, release, and timing of features or functionality described for Novell products remains at the sole discretion of Novell. Further, Novell, Inc. reserves the right to revise this document and to make changes to its content, at any time, without obligation to notify any person or entity of such revisions or changes. All Novell marks referenced in this presentation are trademarks or registered trademarks of Novell, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All third-party trademarks are the property of their respective owners.