This guide describes how to install and upgrade Novell® NetWare® 6.5.
This guide is divided into the following sections:
This guide is intended for network installers and system administrators.
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The latest version of the NW 65 SP8: NetWare Installation Guide is available at the NetWare 6.5 documentation Web site.
Because NetWare enters its extended support phase in 2010, Novell encourages you to transition your Novell services to Open Enterprise Server 2. The following documentation will help you make the transition.
Table Additional Documentation References
For more information about
Planning and implementing OES 2
Installing OES 2 Linux
Migrating NetWare data and services to OES 2 Linux
Upgrading from NetWare to OES 2
Transitioning from NetWare management tools to OES Linux tools
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