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Operating File and Print in the Modern Enterprise: Why OES remains a great decision



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August 19, 2016 2:14 pm

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The growth of data in the enterprise isn’t slowing down.  In fact—IDC expects storage needs to reach in excess of 73 million terabytes by 2020.  If solving your enterprise’s file and storage needs were as easy as hooking up another hard-drive, there wouldn’t be a huge problem.  However, we all know it isn’t as simple …

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Categories: Expert Views, File & Networking Services, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite

Performance improvements due to better NSS disk storage allocation policies with OES 2015 SP1



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July 26, 2016 12:29 pm

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Beginning with the OES 2015 SP1 release, the NSS file system has improved disk storage allocation policies. This improvement in disk storage allocation is referred to as delayed block allocation. Delayed block allocation improves the file system performance and reduces the file fragmentation by effectively writing larger amounts of data at a time. Delayed block …

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Join us for a TechTalk on OES 2015 SP1 – What’s New and Improved

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July 19, 2016 12:53 pm

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Hello Everyone, join us for a TechTalk on OES 2015 SP1 this Thursday – hosted by Lothar Wegner, Technology Specialist, and myself. You can register for the Webinar here…

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Categories: Announcements, File & Networking Services, GroupWise, Novell Client, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Technical

Feedback Requested – iFolder in OES

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July 11, 2016 1:56 pm

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iFolder was revolutionary when it was introduced. 2.x version on NetWare and the initial versions on OES and how they tied into the rest of system like NetStorage was superb. iFolder 3.x based on mono – improved on 2.x in many areas like user experience, multiple folder sharing etc, but we lost some capabilities as …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, Filr, iFolder, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Technical

Upgrading to OES 2015 SP1—Easier Than Ever



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June 17, 2016 10:55 am

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Sometimes, doing any sort of server upgrade can be a time-consuming process.  That’s especially true if you are still using physical media and have to manually tend each machine during the upgrade process.  Well—with OES 2015 SP1, you can now use the patch or upgrade channel to do your upgrades. This should reduce the time …

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OES 2015 SP1 is now available for download

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June 15, 2016 8:40 am

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Hello Everyone, We released OES 2015 SP1 yesterday and you can download it from here. Key highlights of the release include: Salvage / Purge support over CIFS (for both eDirectory and AD users) CIFS Performance improvements NSS Performance improvements by reducing disk fragmentation Enhancements to NSS AD Integration FTP support for AD users Multi-forest Support …

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Categories: Announcements, File & Networking Services, Novell Client, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Technical

Identity Manager Bundle Edition 4.5 for OES / BCC customers now available

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January 28, 2016 1:59 pm

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The IDM 4.5 Bundle Edition is now available for all entitled customers  (current on Open Enterprise Server or Business Continuity Cluster maintenance).  You can download the standard IDM 4.5 builds from the NetIQ site and the IDM 4.5 Bundle Edition keys are available in the entitlement section of the NetIQ customer center. In addition to the eDirectory …

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NetWare Survey and NetWare Premium Lifeline Support

Madhan

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January 25, 2016 1:58 pm

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If you still have some of those workhorse NetWare servers up and running, do take a moment to fill out this survey and let us know how you are using it and what can we do to help move those workloads to OES Linux. And by the way, for those needing that extra time to …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, NetWare, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Technical

SLES 11 SP3 EOL and OES

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January 18, 2016 1:12 pm

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SLES SPs are supported for 6 months after the release of the next support pack and since SLES 11 SP4 was released in July’15, SLES 11 SP3 is set to go out of support end of Jan’16. SLES 11 SP3 is the base platform for OES 11 SP2 and OES 2015.  You, as an OES …

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Open Enterprise Server 2015 SP1 – Beta

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January 18, 2016 12:49 pm

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We are almost ready for the beta of the first major update to OES 2015. The key highlights of this release include: Salvage / Purge support over CIFS for eDirectory and AD Users Continued improvements to SMB Version 2 stack Policy based purge Improvements to NSS AD Integration FTP Support for AD Users Support for …

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