"OES is made up of a bundle of services loaded on top of SUSE
Linux Enterprise Server (SLES). These services consist of both
Novell proprietary software (like eDirectory) ported to Linux along
with tightly integrated open source offerings such as iFolder. The
intent is to provide the same services and applications found in
native NetWare on Linux backed by Novell's service and support.
"OES SP2 contains a number of new capabilities and services not
previously available on OES Linux. These include Apple Filing
Protocol (AFP) services, Common Internet File System (CIFS)
services and Novell Domain Services for Windows. AFP and CIFS
support have been a core part of NetWare for a long time,
delivering native file access to Mac and Windows clients. The key
factor in making these services available on Linux is the tight
integration with eDirectory for authentication and access
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