Many people think Microsoft Active Directory is the only directory in use these days. ”Novell eDirectory? No one uses that.” But there are many customers who do indeed use eDirectory as their authoritative identity source and want to use it for VDI.
As the customer in http://communities.vmware.com/thread/204389 says, "I really want this too. I work for a regional government agency and eDirectory is widely used as identity vault for thousands of users. It would be awesome if VMware View had generic support for LDAP or at least for eDirectory, which is regarded as one of the most scalable and flexible directory services."
Other Novell customers tell us: “I don’t want to have to install Active Directory to mirror eDirectory just to get VDI to work!”
But that's what's required - see:
To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Trouble Using Novell eDirectory with VMware View? Unidesk can help!- Unidesk's Virtual Desktop Management Blog