Questions related to Novell products such as NetWare or Open Enterprise Server (OES)


NetWare is a computer network operating system developed by Novell, Inc. It initially used cooperative multitasking to run various services on a personal computer, using the IPX network protocol. The final update release was version 6.5SP8 of May 2009; Netware is no longer on Novell's product list. NetWare 6.5SP8 General Support ended in 2010, with Extended Support until the end of 2015, and Self Support until the end of 2017. The replacement is Open Enterprise Server.

Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES)

Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES), originally released in March 2005, is the successor product to Novell, Inc.'s NetWare operating system (OS). Initial versions allowed running on an underlying kernel of either the proprietary Novell kernel or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), but since OES 11, only SLES is supported.OES 11, SP2 was released on January 28, 2014. OES 2015 was released in 2015.