ncpcon is not a Novell solution and comes from the open source
community. Sadly they have not changed this for some time. It
expects IPX and is really very slow.

If you want to do the same with NCP on OES then I would suggest that
you create an NSS volume and then all the standard Novell file systemattributes will be there.

On Fri, 11 Mar 2005 19:57:55 GMT, Jason Long <>

>First off, if this isn't the best group for questions about

>please point me in the right direction.
>I created an NCP volume on a Linux filesystem, using
> mkdir /web2
> ncpcon create volume web2 /web2
> ncpcon mount web2
>Then, using the Novell Client for Windows, I copied files and folders

>this new volume.
>On the Linux side, I see that all the files/folders that I created

>the client get Linux permissions of rwx------, and owned by

>Is there any way to customize that behavior?
>Furthermore, are there any documents describing how Linux/POSIX file>permissions interact with NCP server and trustee rights?
>Jason Long
>Messiah College

Tim Heywood (SYSOP)
(God's Country)

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