Novell makes open source security moves
Source: CRBOnline - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security The Waltham, Massachusetts-based company has released the APIs to the open source community to enable open source developers to make use of Novell's eDirectory identity management platform. The code has been posted to two open source groups: the Samba file and print server project, and the FreeRadius remote user authentication project, enabling the Samba CIFS and SMB clients and the FreeRadius wireless authentication technologies to be supported by eDirectory.

The identity management and Linux vendor has also released a new gateway security management software product in conjunction with Astaro Corp. Based on Novell's SUSE Linux operating system, Novell Security Manager is a gateway appliance software package. It includes Linux security specialist Astaro's firewall, virtual private networking, intrusion protection, virus protection, spam protection, and content filtering technologies.

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