3.0 Installing OES 11 SP2 as a New Installation

Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) 11 SP2 is an add-on product to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP3. When you install and configure OES, you can also install and configure SLES 11 SP3. Therefore, it is helpful to understand how to perform a SLES 11 SP3 installation. This section provides information on the integrated installation of SLES 11 SP3 and OES 11 SP2.

For detailed information on performing a SLES installation, see the SLES 11 SP3 Deployment Guide.

HINT:You can also use the integrated iso (OES11-SP2-addon_with_SLES11-SP3-x86_64-DVD.iso) for OES 11 SP2 installation. This ISO has both OES 11 SP2 and SLES 11 SP3. When you use this ISO, you are not require to select OES as an add-on product in the Installation Mode screen.

This section does not provide step-by-step installation instructions because the installation interface is mostly self-explanatory. It does, however, provide information about important steps in the process that might require additional explanation.