NW 6.5 SP8: AFP, CIFS, and NFS (NFAP) Administration Guide

This guide contains information on installing, configuring, and managing Novell® Native File Access Protocols software specific to the Windows* and Macintosh* native protocols—CIFS and AFP, respectively.

This guide is divided into the following sections:

IMPORTANT:OES NetWare and NetWare 6.5 share the same code base and are the same in every way. Installing the OES NetWare product or associated support pack is the same as installing the simultaneously released NetWare 6.5 product or associated support pack.


This Guide is intended for NetWare administrators who want to use Native File Access Protocols software specific to Windows*, Macintosh*, and UNIX.


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Additional Documentation

For documentation on CIFS on Linux, see OES 2 SP2: Novell CIFS for Linux Administration Guide.

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