OES 2018: File Systems Management Guide

This document describes how to create directories and files on an Open Enterprise Server (OES), and to give users secure access to them. It discusses file system access control issues, such as file system trustees, trustee rights, inherited rights filters, and directory and file attributes, for the Novell Storage Services (NSS) file system and NetWare Core Protocol (NCP) volumes on Linux POSIX file systems.

For information about managing Linux POSIX file systems and access control lists, see the following resources:

This guide is divided into the following sections:


This guide is intended for network administrators and users.


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Documentation Updates

For the most recent version of the File Systems Management Guide, see the latest Novell Open Enterprise Server 2015 SP1 documentation website

Additional Documentation

Consult the following guides for information about managing file systems and file access protocols: