This guide helps you get started with OES 11 SP2.
Before installing OES 11 SP2 in a production environment, we recommend you become familiar with the following additional documentation.
This guide is designed to help you with your transition from NetWare to OES 11 SP2 by helping you to get acquainted with basic OES services.
The information and instructions it contains help you to do the following:
Install an OES 11 SP2 server into a new eDirectory tree named EXAMPLE_TREE
Install selected OES 11 SP2 components on the server
Install an OES 11 SP2 virtual machine host server, create a virtual machine (VM) on the server, and install NetWare 6.5 SP8 on the VM
Create seven different user types, at least one of which should closely align with the users on your network
Perform simple tasks to get acquainted with basic OES 11 SP2 services on a Windows 7 (or Windows XP) workstation.
The sections in this guide are designed to be accessed sequentially, thus guiding you through the main tasks of setting up an OES 11 SP2 environment that you can then explore further as desired.
If you want to install additional OES 11 SP2 servers, create a different tree structure than the one specified in this guide, or diverge from the instructions presented, you can still use these instructions as a basic outline for setting up OES 11 SP2 services in a getting-started lab environment. However, be aware that any divergence from the instructions presented or the order they are presented in, can cause ripple effects through the rest of the guide. If you need to diverge, refer to the information found in the following guides for assistance:
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In this documentation, a greater-than symbol (>) is used to separate actions within a step and items within a cross-reference path.