OES 2 SP3: OpenWBEM Services Administration Guide

This guide gives an overview of OpenWBEM services and Common Information Model (CIM) technologies included with Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) 2 and how they relate. It also describes how to implement these services in your network and configure the OpenWBEM Common Information Model Object Manager (CIMOM) on an Open Enterprise Server running SUSE Linux.

This guide is divided into the following sections:


This guide is intended for network administrators.


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Documentation Updates

For the most recent version of the OES 2: OpenWBEM Services Administration Guide, see the Open Enterprise Server online documentation.

Additional Documentation

For more in-depth information about the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) and its standards, see the DMTF Web site.

For more information on the open source project OpenWBEM, see the OpenWBEM Web site.