NW 6.5 SP8: Server Operating SystemAdministration Guide

Welcome to the NetWare® 6.5 Server Operating System Guide. This guide is divided into the following sections:


This guide is intended for network administrators.


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Documentation Updates

The latest version of this NW 6.5 SP8: Server Operating System Administration Guide is available at the NetWare 6.5 SP8 Documentation Web site.

Additional Documentation

For additional information about the installing and managing your server operating system in the network, see the information in Additional Documentation Reference.

Table Additional Documentation Reference

If you want to

Refer to

Begin installing the server

NW65 SP8: Installation Guide

Use a multiprocessing computer as your server and you want more information on the higher level of support for multiprocessing

NetWare Integrated Kernel

Decide which protocol to use

NW 6.5 SP8: Novell Server Communications Administration Guide

Learn about how the Novell eDirectory™ database and eDirectory tree are the foundation for convenient network administration

Understanding Novell eDirectory in the Novell eDirectory 8.8 Administration Guide

Decide which file system to use

NW 6.5 SP8: NSS File System Administration Guide

Learn more about use of memory by NetWare

NW 6.5 SP8: Server Memory Administration Guide

Learn more about installing NetWare on a Xen-based virtual machine

Installing and Managing NetWare on a Xen-based VM in the OES 2 SP2: Installation Guide

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