Default User Name

This setting is involved with configuring a Windows service for authentication to eDirectory. This setting is required for the eDirectory login configuration to be honored. Specifies the complete distinguished name (DN) of the eDirectory user account to login with. For example, "AntiVirusUpdate.Services.MyCorp". This eDirectory user account name does not have to match the Windows account name being used for the Windows service logon. This feature first became available with the Novell Client 2 SP1 for Windows (IR6). See TID 7008266.

Supported on: Novell Client 2 SP3
Default User Name

Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSOFTWARE\Novell\Login\Service Account eDirectory Login\
Value NameDefaultUserName
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value

Note: The key name for 'Default User Name' includes.

the name of the Windows user account specified

for the Windows service 'Log On' configuration.

Therefore, it is necessary to enter the name of the

Windows User Account in the KEYNAME line for

this setting in the .ADM file before using this setting.


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