3.2 What Services Are Included in OES?

Table 3-1 summarizes the services and technology support available on each platform and the differences in the way these services are provided.

Although extensive, this list is not exhaustive. If you are interested in a service or technology not listed, or for documentation for listed services, see Tasks and Topics on the OES Documentation Web site.

Table 3-1 OES Services Available on OES LINUX and OES NetWare

Service

OES LINUX

OES NetWare

AFP (Apple File Protocol)

No

Yes - NFAP

Apache Web Server

Yes - Standard Linux

Yes - NetWare port of open source product

Archive and Version Services (Novell)

No

Yes

Backup (SMS)

Yes

Yes

Clustering

Yes

Yes

CIFS (Windows File Services)

Yes - Samba

Yes - NFAP

DFS (Novell Distributed File Services)

No

Yes

DHCP

Yes

Yes

DNS

Yes

Yes

eDirectory 8.7.3

Yes

Yes

eDirectory Certificate Server

Yes

Yes

eGuide (White Pages)

Yes

Yes

FTP Server

Yes

Yes

Health Monitoring Services

Yes

Yes

Identity Manager

Yes

Yes

iPrint

Yes

Yes

IPX™ (Internetwork Packet Exchange™) from Novell

No

Yes

iSCSI

Yes

Yes

LDAP Server for eDirectory

Yes

Yes

MySQL

Yes - Standard Linux

Yes - NetWare port of open source product

NCP™ Server

Yes

Yes

NetStorage

Yes

Yes

NFS

Yes - Native to Linux

Yes - NFAP

NICI (Novell International Cryptography Infrastructure)

Yes

Yes

NMAS™ (Novell Modular Authentication Services)

Yes

Yes

Novell Client™ for Windows and Linux support

Yes - through NCP Server for Linux or Novell Samba

Yes

Novell Cluster Services™

Yes

Yes

Novell iFolder® 2. x

Yes

Yes

Novell Licensing Services

No - See Section 28.3, OES Linux Doesn’t Support NLS.

Yes

NSS (Novell Storage Services™)

Yes

Yes

Nsure® Audit

Not included with OES. However, the Novell Audit 2.0 Starter pack is available for download at no cost on Novell.com.

Yes

NTPv3

Yes

Yes

OpenSSH

Yes - Standard Linux

Yes - NetWare port of open source product

PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules)

Yes - eDirectory enabled

No - eDirectory authentication is pervasive on NetWare.

Pervasive.SQL

No (Available at http://www.pervasive.com)

Yes

PKI (Public Key Infrastructure)

Yes - eDirectory

Yes - eDirectory

Printing

See iPrint.

See iPrint.

QuickFinder™

Yes

Yes

RADIUS

Yes - Novell RADIUS

Yes - Novell RADIUS

Samba

Yes - Novell customized

No - See Section 35.1.2, Native File Access Protocols.

Search (QuickFinder)

Yes

Yes

SLP

Yes - SLES 9

Yes - Novell

Software RAIDS (NSS volumes)

Yes (0 and 1)

Yes (0, 1, 5)

Storage Management Services™ (SMS)

Yes

Yes

TCP/IP

Yes

Yes

Timesync NLM™

No - See Time Synchronization.

Yes

Tomcat

Yes - Standard Linux

Yes - NetWare port

NetWare Traditional File System

No

Yes

Virtual Office (Collaboration)

Yes

Yes

WAN Traffic Manager (for eDirectory)

No

Yes