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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Microsoft meets enterprise Linux: Novell's Open Enterprise Server 2

Mar 22, 2007, 06:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sander Van Vugt)

[ Thanks to jane walker for this link. ]

"In the new Open Enterprise Server (OES) 2, of which the first public beta will be released within a few weeks, some new solutions are included that allow for better integration with Microsoft services. One of these is the Active Directory functionality that is now incorporated for the first time in an enterprise Linux-based product."

"This new functionality allows companies to run a Linux server that presents itself as an Active Directory Domain Controller, without any visual differences with a Windows Domain Controller. To realize this, two components are used; first, some of the new parameters from the unfinished-as-yet Samba 4..."

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