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Communication Server

Security Setup Guide

CommWorks Ready

Part Number 10031370

Communication Server

Security Setup Guide

CommWorks Ready

Part No. 10031370-01

Published November 2000

3Com Corporation 5400 Bayfront Plaza Santa Clara, California 95052-8145

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Use of each Server license is authorized for an initial 30 calendar days providing all licenses are authenticated by 3Com to allow for continued operation beyond these initial 30 days. If the Server license is not authenticated within the initial 30 days of operation, on the 31st day, it will cease to transmit and cease to forward or print received faxes. License Authentication Procedure is described in the ‘Getting Started Guide’ included with this CD.

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DEFINITIONS.

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“Licensee” means the person or business entity that purchased this license to use this software or for the end user for whom such license was purchased.

“Software” means the computer programs provided in the accompanying package.

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YEAR 2000 INFORMATION:

For information on Year 2000 compliance and 3Com products, visit the 3Com Year 2000 web page: http:// www.3Com.com/products/yr2000.html

CONTENTS

ABOUT THIS GUIDE

 

Conventions........................................................................................................................

ix

 

Year 2000 Compliance .........................................................................................................

x

1

 

 

INTRODUCING SECURITY

 

 

......................................................................................................................

Introduction1-1

 

The Nature of Objects .................................................................................................

1-1

 

Accounts.....................................................................................................................

1-2

 

Groups........................................................................................................................

1-2

 

Positive and Negative Security Permissions...................................................................

1-2

 

Security Glossary ..............................................................................................................

1-3

 

Adding Members to Pre-Defined User Groups .............................................................

1-4

 

Pre-Defined User Groups .............................................................................................

1-5

 

Security Objects and Permissions ................................................................................

1-8

2

 

 

WORKING WITH SECURITY

 

 

...............................................................................................................

Starting Security2-1

 

Sorting Security Information ........................................................................................

2-2

 

Setting Up Accounts ...................................................................................................

2-3

 

Setting Up Groups.......................................................................................................

2-6

 

Setting Up Security Permissions ...................................................................................

2-8

 

Resetting Security......................................................................................................

2-11

3SECURITY PERMISSION EXAMPLES

Sample Sales Permissions..................................................................................................

3-1

INDEX

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ABOUTTHISGUIDE

This chapter covers security issues over the network, assigning rights and permissions to users.

If release notes are shipped with your product and the information there differs from the information in this guide, follow the instructions in the release notes.

Most user guides and release notes are available in Adobe Acrobat Reader

Portable Document Format (PDF) or HTML on the 3Com World Wide Web site:

http://totalservice.3com.com/

Conventions

Table 1 and Table 2 list conventions that are used throughout this guide.

 

Table 1

Notice Icons

 

 

 

 

 

 

Icon

Notice Type

Description

 

 

 

 

 

Information note Information that describes important features or

 

 

 

instructions

 

 

Caution

Information that alerts you to potential loss of data or

 

 

 

potential damage to an application, system, or device

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Convention

Description

 

 

 

 

Screen displays

This typeface represents information as it appears on the

 

 

 

screen.

 

 

 

 

 

Syntax

 

The word “syntax” means that you must evaluate the syntax

 

 

 

provided and then supply the appropriate values for the

 

 

 

placeholders that appear in angle brackets. Example:

 

 

 

To enable RIPIP, use the following syntax:

 

 

 

SETDefault !<port> -RIPIPCONTrol =

 

 

 

Listen

 

 

 

In this example, you must supply a port number for <port>.

 

 

 

 

Commands

The word “command” means that you must enter the

 

 

 

command exactly as shown and then press Return or Enter.

 

 

 

Commands appear in bold. Example:

 

 

 

To remove the IP address, enter the following command:

 

 

 

SETDefault !0 -IPNETaddr = 0.0.0.0

 

 

 

 

The words “enter”

When you see the word “enter” in this guide, you must type

 

and “type”

something, and then press Return or Enter. Do not press

 

 

 

Return or Enter when an instruction simply says “type.”

xCHAPTER: ABOUTTHISGUIDE

Convention

Description

 

 

Keyboard key names

If you must press two or more keys simultaneously, the key

 

names are linked with a plus sign (+). Example:

 

Press Ctrl+Alt+Del

 

 

Words in italics

Italics are used to:

 

Emphasize a point.

 

Denote a new term at the place where it is defined in the

 

text.

 

Identify menu names, menu commands, and software

 

button names. Examples:

 

From the Help menu, select Contents.

 

Click OK.

 

 

Year 2000 Compliance For information on Year 2000 compliance and 3Com products, visit the 3Com Year 2000 Web page:

http://www.3com.com/products/yr2000.html