11.0 Installing and Managing NetWare on a Xen-based VM

IMPORTANT:NetWare 6.5 SP8 has been modified to run in paravirtual mode on a Xen virtual machine. Running NetWare in fully virtualized mode on a Xen host server or on a KVM host server is not supported.

You can install NetWare as a virtual machine guest (VM guest) operating system on the following servers:

For general information on the Xen virtualization technology in SLES 11 SP3, see the Virtualization with Xen guide.

NOTE:To get started with third-party virtualization platforms, such as Hyper-V from Microsoft and the different VMware product offerings, refer to the documentation for the product that you are using.

This section documents the system requirements, installation instructions, upgrade and migration instructions, and issues associated with setting up NetWare on a Xen-based virtual machine.