Novell Open Enterprise Server for Beginners


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With NetWare general support ending in March, now is the time to upgrade to Novell Open Enterprise Server 2. You can take advantage of brand new capabilities, as well as retain the NetWare services you know and love (many of them are even better on Linux). Attend this session for an overview of Novell Open Enterprise Server running SUSE Linux Enterprise. You'll also learn how NetWare has evolved into Novell Open Enterprise Server and how simple the upgrade path can be.

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Novell Open Enterprise Server for Beginners

  1. 1. Novell Open Enterprise ® Server for Beginners Lothar Wegner Technology Sales Specialist
  2. 2. Outline Today's environment Benefits of Open Enterprise Server 2 Time to Migrate Success Stories What's next for OES 2 2 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. Today's Environment
  4. 4. Today's Marketplace Demands Growing adoption of x86 virtualization for server consolidation Adoption of virtual appliances Greater ability to maximize return on server resources Merging of consumer and corporate demands Windows 7 migration and integration Cross-platform interoperability 4 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  5. 5. Customer Demands • I need you to help me.... – Better manage my complex, mixed environment – Keep infrastructure costs down – Maximize existing investments – Help end users be more productive – Be sure my infrastructure supports business priorities – Leverage today's newest hardware 5 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  6. 6. What is Open Enterprise Server?
  7. 7. History • “NetWare ” services have been available since the ® early 80's Management Services Security Services + = Print Services File Services NetWare Operating System Hardware 7 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  8. 8. Evolution Open Enterprise Server 2 • “NetWare ” services on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ® ® Management Services Security Services SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Print Services File Services SUSE Linux Novell Open Enterprise Server Enterprise Server Hardware 8 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  9. 9. Deployment Options Open Enterprise Server 2 • Physical hardware Management Management Services Services Security Services Security Services Print Services Print Services File Services File Services SUSE Linux SUSE Linux Novell Open Enterprise Server Enterprise Server Enterprise Server 32-bit Hardware 64-bit Hardware 9 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  10. 10. Deployment Options (cont.) Open Enterprise Server 2 • Virtualized with XEN (or others) Other Operating System NetWare SLES SLES Operating System Operating System Operating System 32-bit VM 32-bit VM 64-bit VM 64-bit VM Novell Open Enterprise Server SLES with XEN Virtualization Hardware 10 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  11. 11. Open Enterprise Server 2 More than “NetWare ” ® iFolder 3.8 Enhanced Identity Novell Cluster Business Upgrade Manager 3.5 Services Continuity User & IT Utilities Bundle Edition Cluster Productivity Domain SAMBA & AFP stack CIFS stack iPrint Services for NetAtalk Interoperability Windows POSIX Dynamic Archive & Novell Storage DFS w/ File Storage Storage Versioning Services Junction Technology (NSS) Support Networking & Auto YaST Windows NetStorage DNS & DHCP Novell Client eDirectory Management (64-bit) Sentinel ready 3rd Party Novell Client Novell Novell Remote NSS Auditing Linux Apps iManager Manager XEN Virtualization Av. on NW & SLE kernels Av. only on SLE kernel SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ® 11 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  12. 12. While you are here: CL211 – Deployment Options for Novell Open Enterprise Server Workloads CL212 – Lessons Learned: Novell Open Enterprise Server Upgrades Made Easy CL305 Upgrading from NetWare to Novell Open Enterprise Server on Linux: The Novell Consulting Way ATT200 – Bridging NetWare Skills to Novell Open Enterprise Server ATT206 – SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11: BASH Scripting Fundamentals 12 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  13. 13. Moving to Novell ® Open Enterprise Server 2
  14. 14. Benefits Save your money for strategic projects. Upgrade to the infrastructure that controls your costs. • Don't rip-and-replace... Interoperate! • Control costs of growing infrastructure with powerful consolidation options • Utilize existing administration skills and processes • Enjoy vast selection of commodity hardware • More than 4,000 supported applications 14 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  15. 15. Powerful Consolidation Possibilities With Open Enterprise Server, you can reduce server count by: • Consolidating servers • Virtualizing multiple workloads • Standardizing on the SUSE Linux Enterprise kernel for ® network and application workloads – even your desktop! 15 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  16. 16. Dynamic Storage Technology Improve File Storage Administration • Reduce costs by leveraging less-expensive storage for stale data • Set customizable policies to manage file storage • Simplify back-up and associated administration • No impact to the end-user experience 16 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  17. 17. Dynamic Storage Technology Reduce Complexity, Cost, and Risk BEFORE AFTER • Drastically reduce backup windows • Stop adding expensive SAN storage • Don't impact user experience 17 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  18. 18. Policy Engine in Your Control Use Novell Remote Manager for Linux to manage ® Dynamic Storage Technology shadow volume policies • Create, monitor, modify, and delete policies • Start and stop time • Frequency – Monthly, weekly, daily, hourly, and 1 time • Volume operations – Move files from primary to secondary – Move files from secondary to primary • File criteria – Time stamps – File size – File type 18 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  19. 19. Domain Services for Windows Seamless Interoperability • No requirement for the local install of any client • Simplified management of users and groups – Use Microsoft Management Console to manage eDirectory ™ users and OES files • Eliminate server duplication by using OES and DSFW as AD domain servers in addition to OES workloads • Maximize the return on value of your heterogeneous environment 19 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  20. 20. Domain Services for Windows Interoperate & Simplify • Same user login • Access to new services • Eliminate multiple clients 20 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  21. 21. Domain Services for Windows Domain Services for Windows provides login, authentication and directory authorization for Windows workstations in eDirectory trees and ™ integrates with existing eDirectory deployments 21 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  22. 22. While You Are Here: CL300 – Life Without the Novell Client ® CL308 – Advanced Tips for Dynamic Storage Technology CL310 – Domain Services for Windows: Best Practices for Windows Interoperability ATT313 – Novell Domain Services for Windows Installation and Administration 22 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  23. 23. What's New in Open Enterprise Server Service Pack 2?
  24. 24. What's New in Service Pack 2? Powerful Features That Address IT Challenges Cross- Audit iFolder 3.8 Protocol Support File Locking 24 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  25. 25. iFolder 3.8 Backup and Retrieve Your Files Anywhere • Doesn't require eDirectory infrastructure ™ • Enhance user productivity with access to files anywhere • All users can benefit from iFolder, regardless of their client-side OS • Compatible with Windows 7, Mac, and Linux as well as older Windows versions 25 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  26. 26. Cross-protocol File Locking Keeping Users Productive When Working With Shared Files • True interoperability support for mixed networks • Maintain your preference for mapped drives • Make file sharing safe and easy for your users 26 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  27. 27. Audit Support Meeting Requirements for Compliance • OES now meets Government and Regulatory Compliance (GRC) standards – Permissions per file – File changes • Novell Sentinel ready today ® • Third-party vendor support Novell Sentinel 27 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  28. 28. Windows 7 Everything You Need to Support Your Workstation Upgrade • OES services are fully ready for Windows 7 – Novell Client ® – iFolder 3.8 – iPrint – Novell Storage Services – DNS/DHCP 28 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  29. 29. While You Are Here: CL309 – NSS File System Performance, Clustering and Auditing in Novell Open Enterprise Server on Linux CL311 – Novell iFolder 3.8: A Simple, Secure File Access Solution CL312 – Novell iPrint: Advanced Features on Linux ATT306 – Novell iPrint: Advanced Tips and Tricks 29 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  30. 30. A Compelling Reason to Migrate to Open Enterprise Server 2
  31. 31. NetWare Support Lifecycle Event ® NetWare Reaches a Support Milestone • NetWare moves to a new support state on March 7, 2010, entering the Extended Support phase – Customers under maintenance will still be able to receive support – Patches and fixes will no longer be developed – Enhancement requests are no longer accepted – Only critical security updates will be provided 31 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  32. 32. Success Stories
  33. 33. aQuellé Bottler and Distributor of Mineral Water “Novell GroupWise running on Open Enterprise Server gave us an enterprise- ® ® class collaboration platform, taking aQuellé to a completely new level. Previously, it was practically impossible for users to work together effectively and share information.” Andrew Muller, IT Manager The Challenge The Solution The Result Supply major retail chains Implemented Novell Standardized on Linux, while throughout South Africa GroupWise on Novell Open gaining well-supported server with bottled water Enterprise Server running management tools Linux Replace outdated IT Gained robust, enterprise- architecture as a result of Applied security policies to class platform for e-mail and rapid growth user storage with Novell collaboration Implement an enterprise- Storage Services ™ Provided remote e-mail wide e-mail and collaboration Improved employee access to help field sales platform collaboration with Novell communicate effectively Standardize IT environment GroupWise Simplified and accelerated to reduce costs Standardized desktops with problem resolution for users Novell ZENworks ® with remote control 33 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  34. 34. Georgetown McDonough School of Business Nationally ranked business school in Washington, D.C. “Novell has bullet-proof solutions which can't be said about many other ® vendors. We get all the tools that our students will need in the real world. We also like the forward-thinking attitude of Novell about Linux. ...When our IT infrastructure is running smoothly, we spend less time reacting to problems and more time thinking about what we want to do in the future.” John Carpenter, CTO The Challenge The Solution The Result Premier business school with Upgraded infrastructure to Consolidated servers by 90 2,300 students and 250 Novell Open Enterprise Server percent faculty and staff running SUSE Linux Reduced implementation time ® Enterprise Server Prepare students for corporate for new applications by 50 careers with access to latest Virtualized servers using percent with virtualization technology VMware Provided secure instant Move to Linux to for better Implemented Novell GroupWise ® messaging as well as performance on Linux for 3,000 users BlackBerry e-mail support Enable students to work in Students and staff now create Enabled next-generation groups, regardless of location their own virtual workspaces collaboration among students, with Novell Teaming + faculty and staff Conferencing 34 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  35. 35. City of Assen Administrative Area in The Netherlands “The City of Assen has a clear strategy: we use open source software whenever we can. It was time to upgrade from our existing operating system, and Novell Open Enterprise ® Server was the ideal replacement. ...Our services are now always available when users need them, and feedback from users is extremely positive. The Novell solution also keeps us free from the restrictions of closed source software, increasing our options for the future.” Cor Hardebil, System Engineer and Project Leader The Challenge The Solution The Result Provide services for 65,000 and Implemented Novell Open Created a more stable and employment, shopping and Enterprise Server running on scalable infrastructure for recreational facilities for around SUSE Linux Enterprise ® future growth 200,000 people Server Achieved rapid, low-risk Keep pace with 1.5 percent Leveraged Novell Cluster deployment population increase each year Services for high availability ™ Reduced total cost of Upgrade outdated IT of Linux-based clusters ownership infrastructure to flexible, open Achieved 100 percent e-mail source platform Doubled performance of uptime with Novell GroupWise ® e-mail system Provide faster and more stable e-mail, file and print services for employees 35 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  36. 36. What's Next for Novell ® Open Enterprise Server
  37. 37. The Road Ahead NEXT 3 YEARS • Simplify collaborative environment through native product integrations – Web 2.0 experience for OES users – Novell Pulse / Content Services • Streamline product deployment and management – Appliance deployment options for individual OES components – Remote Office capabilities • Sound infrastructure investment – Power of SLES for consolidation – Flexible migration path (NetWare ) ® 37 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  38. 38. Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 SP3 ® [minor release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit Remote Office Reduced administration costs of remote servers and users Dynamic Storage Technology – Simplified client access to tiered – CIFS Client Support storage without the Novell Client – NCP Server Shadow Volumes – Migration solution for moving current files from NetWare to OES Service Location Protocol - High availability coupled with reduced Directory Agent administration costs 38 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  39. 39. Novell Open Enterprise Server ® Codenamed “Ponderosa” [major release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit Content Services Flexible access to Novell and Microsoft file services to disperse unstructured information to cloud based applications and legacy protocols Decoupled Collaboration Services Reduce deployment time and simplified management Cloud Enabled Dynamic Storage Reduce storage TCO with cloud enabled Technology storage 39 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  40. 40. Additional Information
  41. 41. While You Are Here: CL214 – What's LUM Got to Do with It: Deployment Considerations for Linux User Management on Novell Open Enterprise Server CL306 – High Availability with Novell Cluster Services for Novell Open Enterprise Server on Linux ATT301 – Migrating a NetWare Cluster to an Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 on Linux Cluster ATT314 – Novell Open Enterprise Server 2: Troubleshooting and Top Support 41 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  42. 42. Free Extended Support on NetWare ® 42 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  43. 43. Free Consultation on Moving Forward 43 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  44. 44. Where to get more information » Best Practices » Documentation » Free training » Whitepapers » Consulting assistance, etc » Community driven tips, tricks, best practices, etc 44 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
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