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Differentiate Open Enterprise Server From SLES9

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By Aaron Gresko

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Posted: 27 Apr 2005
 

To determine if a SLES9 box has Open Enterprise Server (OES) installed, using the /etc/SUSE-release file is insufficient.

OES Linux boxes can be detected using the /etc/novell-release file, which doesn't exist on standard SLES9 boxes. The /etc/novell-release file contains version and architecture information for OES, as shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1: /etc/novell-release contains product and version information for OES.



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