Linux IPX-HOWTO

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This document aims to describe how to obtain, install and configure various tools available for the the Linux operating system that use the Linux kernel IPX protocol support.

1. Introduction.

  • 1.1 Changes from the previous release.
  • 1.2 Introduction.

2. Disclaimer.

3. Related Documentation.

  • 3.1 New versions of this document.
  • 3.2 Feedback.
  • 3.3 Mailing list support.

4. Some of the terms used in this document.

5. A brief discussion of IPX network topology

6. The IPX related files in the /proc filesystem.

7. Greg Pages IPX tools.

  • 7.1 The IPX tools in more detail.

8. Configuring your Linux machine as an IPX router.

  • 8.1 Do I need to configure an internal network ?

9. Configuring your Linux machine as an NCP client.

10. Configuring your Linux machine as an NCP server.

  • 10.1 The mars_nwe package.
  • 10.2 The lwared package.

11. Configuring your Linux machine as a Novell Print Client.

12. Configuring your Linux machine as a Novell Print Server.

  • 12.1 Prerequisites
  • 12.2 Configuration

13. An overview of the ncpfs user and adminstration commands

  • 13.1 User commands.
  • 13.2 Administration tools.

14. Configuring PPP for IPX support.

  • 14.1 Configuring an IPX/PPP server.
  • 14.2 Configuring an IPX/PPP client.

15. IPX tunnel over IP

16. Commercial IPX support for Linux.

  • 16.1 Caldera’a Network Desktop

17. Some Frequently Asked Questions

18. Copyright Message.

19. Miscellaneous and Acknowledgements.

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