The key factors to consider for implementing and enabling Novell CIFS on your enterprise servers are:
Upgrading from OES 2 SP3 Linux to OES 11 SP1 on your enterprise servers. For details, see Upgrading to OES 11 SP1 in the OES 11 SP1: Installation Guide.
Upgrading to OES 11 SP1
Moving from NetWare to an OES 11 SP1 setup. For details see, Section 6.0, Migrating CIFS to OES 11 SP1.