This section describes enhancements to the installation program for Open Enterprise Server (OES) 2015 SP1.
Upgrade from OES 11 SP3 to OES 2015 SP1: Using zypper command, you can now manually upgrade from OES 11 SP3 to OES 2015 SP1. For more information, see Channel Upgrade from OES 11 SP3 to OES 2015 SP1 Using Zypper in the OES 2015 SP1: Installation Guide.
Multi-forest support allows you to access NSS resources from Active Directory users belonging to AD forests having bi-directional trust with OES joined forest or AD domains having bi-directional external trust with OES joined forest.
Forest trust (bi-directional) must be in place and active between the trusting forest and trusted forest(s). For more information about NIT, see NIT (Novell Identity Translator) in the OES 2015 SP1: NSS AD Administration Guide.
The following OES components supports the multi-forest changes for AD users:
Novell Storage Services (NSS)
Common Internet File System (CIFS)
Distributed File Services (DFS)
Dynamic Storage Technology (DST)
Novell Identity Translator (NIT)
Storage Management Services (SMS)
OES File Access Rights Management (NFARM)
OES User Rights Management (NURM)
NSS Auditing Client Logger (VLOG)
NSS Utilities (rights, nssquota, nsschown, and metamig)