This documentation describes how to use Novell Storage Services File System (NSS) to manage pools, volumes, and software RAIDs on a Open Enterprise Server (OES) 2018 Server.
This guide is intended for network administrators. Section 31.0, Security Considerations is intended for security administrators or anyone who is using NSS storage objects and is responsible for the security of the system.
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The latest version of this NSS File System Administration Guide for Linux is available on the OES documentation website.
For information about planning and implementing storage solutions in Open Enterprise Server, see the following:
The OES 2018: Planning and Implementation Guide describes considerations for choosing a storage solution and system-wide caveats for implementing the different storage solutions.
OES 2015 SP1: Storage and File Services Overview describes typical requirements for system storage, and identifies the various storage products and services in Open Enterprise Server 2018 that address those requirements.
For more information about services referenced in this guide, see the following:
The OES 2018: Distributed File Services Administration Guide for Linux describes how to configure and manage DFS services for NSS volumes.
The OES 2018: Dynamic Storage Technology Administration Guide describes how to configure NSS volumes as shadow volumes by using Dynamic Storage Technology.
The OES 2018: File Systems Management Guide describes the OES trustee model and how to configure file system trustees, trustee rights, and attributes for NSS volumes.
The OES 2018: NCP Server for Linux Administration Guide describes how to manage NCP connections for NSS volumes.
The OES 2018: Linux User Management Administration Guide describes how to Linux-enable users.
The NDK: Virtual File Services describes the software APIs for creating software applications and scripts to manage NSS volumes and services on Linux and NetWare.
The NDK: Novell Storage Architecture Component (Media Manager and NWPA) describes software APIs for creating storage-related applications.
The SLES 12: Storage Administration Guide describes storage services such as the Logical Volume Manager (LVM), UUIDs, Linux multipath I/O for devices; and Linux software RAIDs 0, 1, 5, 6, and 10.