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)
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[ 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
"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..."