[ngw] What next for GW8 migration?

Joseph Marton jmmarton at gmail.com
Wed Apr 14 12:14:04 UTC 2010

Last I heard, you should only use Samba if no more than one administrator at
a time will be managing GW.  At least that was the case with SLES10.  Not
sure if that's changed with SLES11.


On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 7:06 AM, Tim Jackson <tjackson at baltimorecountymd.gov
> wrote:

> I use Samba shares on SLES11 for managing from my workstation. I can even
> control who can access them via Active Directory groups. It's been working
> great.
> >>> "Steve Bogdanski" 04/13/10 5:41 PM >>>
> Depends on what you are planning on doing.  If you are used to managing GW
> from your Workstation (Windows) and already using the Novell Client, then
> usually people recommend you go with OES.  Then you can either use NSS and
> mount the domain or use a Linux FS (Ext3, ReiserFS, etc) and use ncpcon to
> also mount as NSS to connect through via Novell Client.  If you have no
> problem managing the GW system from the server itself then you can go with
> SLES10/11, which means less configuration on the sever side.
> There is really no "right" answer as some would prefer that it runs on SLES
> others would say running it on OES is better.  It personally took me the
> better part of a year to decide... in the end I went with OES to utilize NCS
> for failover support (guess I should've mentioned that above).
>  -Steve Bogdanski
> >>> On 4/13/2010 at 5:26 PM, "Scott Jones" <sdjones at weberpl.lib.ut.us>
> wrote:
>   I've also been reading the discussions and am confused about whether or
> not to put the system on OES2(SLES10SP3) or just SLES11, and why one over
> the other.
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