OES 2018 SP2: Installation Guide

This guide describes how to install, upgrade, and update Open Enterprise Server (OES) 2018 SP2. Except where specifically stated, the content of this guide applies to installing OES on a computer’s physical hardware rather than on a Xen virtual machine host server.


This guide is intended for system administrators.


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Documentation Updates

The latest version of the OES Installation Guide is available at the Open Enterprise Server 2018 SP2 documentation website.

Additional Documentation

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Planning and implementing OES

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