Saturday, September 29, 2007

Highlights of Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES2)

Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 delivers on the remaining services you've wanted to see on Linux, including directory-enabled Domain Name Services (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), DFS Junction support, and Archive and Versioning services. This release also delivers some Linux-specific productivity enhancements, such as full 64-bit support, updates to iFolder, installation and management improvements, and a whole arsenal of migration tools and resources to help you finalize your transition to Linux.

Quick Sneak Peak and Download OES2 Beta

Series of Novell Connection Magazine Articles on Highlights of Open Enterprise Server 2

Dynamic Storage TechnologyDomain Services for Windows
eDirectory version 8.8 SP2
NetWare 6.5 SP7 as a VM
VM Commands
iManager 2.7

OES2 includes paravirtualized NetWare 6.5

Check out the new virtualization web pages on Open Enterprise Server 2 includes a paravirtualized version of NetWare 6.5 (NetWare 6.5 SP7) that is designed to recognize when it is running in a virtualized environment and optimize its performance.

Details of NetWare 6.5 running as virtual machine

Novell Virtualization

Novell and Microsoft Interop

Download Linux Presentation Slides including technical details about Virtualization