There are some protocol issues when using Novell on WANs but I've
heard of very few security issues. Novell 4.x seems to be extremely
secure and although I'm not a hacker, the ones that I've known well
(some of them have been arrested for hacking) were never very
successful bypassing NetWare security. They bragged about many UNIX
Of course, this is a tautology. Since most Novell systems have not
been "exposed" on the Internet, how could they be attacked?
I suspect that Novell will go the same as any other "high quality" OS
(e.g., VMS and the IBM mainframe OS's): once it becomes an interesting
target, it will be shot full of holes.
operating systems, a few IBM mainframes and MAC networks but never
bragged about Novell exploits. Even when I asked they didn't seem to
like it much.
This is exactly the point. You don't get bragging points for breaking
into a Novell server. Today. If that should change, all bets are