1.0 Overview of the Client for Open Enterprise Server

The Client for Open Enterprise Server provides Windows connectivity to NetWare and OES Linux servers. With the Client for Open Enterprise Server, you can browse through authorized directories, transfer files, and use advanced services directly from Windows 10, Windows 8, or Windows 7 workstations, or a Windows 2012 server.

After it is installed on workstations, the Client for Open Enterprise Server lets users enjoy the full range of OES services, including authentication via NetIQ eDirectory, network browsing and service resolution, and secure and reliable file system access. All services are delivered through industry-standard protocols. The Client also supports the traditional NCP protocol.

The Client for Open Enterprise Server for Windows is a separate release from the Novell Client 4.91 for Windows XP/2003. The Client for Open Enterprise Server for Windows supports both the x86 and x64 versions of Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7 and has many of the same features as the Novell Client 4.91 for Windows 2000/XP. A separate iPrint Client that can be installed as a standalone item and used for printing is also available.

In this guide, the Client for Open Enterprise Server is referred to as the Client.

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