OES2sp1 Unsupported Service Combinations and competing products

  • 7002425
  • 22-Jan-2009
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2)
Novell Open Enterprise Server (Linux based)

Situation

Installing OES2sp1 may cause dependency conflicts.

Resolution

Do not install any of the following service combination's on the same server. Although not all of the combination's shown  will cause pattern conflict warnings, Novell does not support any of them.

Unsupported Service Combination's


Service                 Unsupported on the Same Server

Novell AFP
        •     File Server (Samba)
        •     Netatalk
        •     Novell Domain Services for Windows
        •     Novell Samba
There is an exception in the case where NCP server is installed on the same server as Novell AFP.
To support cross-protocol file locking between Novell AFP and NCP, Samba must be installed on the server, but it cannot be used for providing file services to CIFS or SMB clients.
        •     Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell Archive and Version Services
        •     Novell Domain Services for Windows (DSfW)
        •     Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell Backup / Storage Management Services
        •     No restrictions
Novell CIFS
        •       File Server (Samba)
        •       Novell Domain Services for Windows (DSfW)
        •       Novell Samba
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell Cluster Services (NCS)
        •       High Availability
        •       Novell Domain Services for Windows (DSfW)
DSfW can actually be installed and run on the same server as NCS, but DSfW cannot run as a clustered service.

Novell DHCP
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell DNS
        •       DHCP and DNS Server
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell Domain Services for Windows (DSfW)

                                    Note: Do not select any other patterns when choosing DSFW
        •       File Server (Samba)
        •       Novell AFP
        •       Novell Archive and Version Services
        •       Novell CIFS
        •       Novell Cluster Services (NCS)
NCS can actually be installed and run on the server, but DSfW cannot run as a clustered service.
        •       Novell FTP
        •       Novell iFolder
        •       Novell NetStorage
        •       Novell Pre-Migration Server
        •       Novell QuickFinder
        •       Novell Samba
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell eDirectory
        •       Directory Server (LDAP)
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell FTP
        •       Novell Domain Services for Windows (DSfW)
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell iFolder
        •       Novell Domain Services for Windows (DSfW)
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell iManager
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell iPrint
        •      Print Server (CUPS)
CUPS components are actually installed, but CUPS printing is disabled. For more information, see Section 6.8.5, iPrint Disables CUPS Printing on the OES 2 Linux Server.
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell Linux User Management (LUM)
        •      No restrictions
Novell NCP Server / Dynamic Storage Technology
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell NetStorage
        •       Novell Domain Services for Windows (DSfW)
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell Pre-Migration Server
        •       Novell Domain Services for Windows (DSfW)
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell QuickFinder
        •       Novell Domain Services for Windows (DSfW)
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell Remote Manager (NRM)
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell Samba
        •       File Server (Samba)
        •       Novell CIFS
        •       Novell Domain Services for Windows
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Novell Storage Services (NSS)
        •       Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
Xen Virtual Machine Host Server
        •       File Server (Samba)
        •       Novell AFP
        •       Novell Archive and Version Services
        •       Novell CIFS
        •       Novell DHCP
        •       Novell DNS
        •       Novell Domain Services for Windows
        •       Novell eDirectory
        •       Novell FTP
        •       Novell iFolder
        •       Novell iManager
        •       Novell iPrint
        •       Novell NCP Server / Dynamic Storage Technology
        •       Novell NetStorage
        •       Novell Pre-Migration Server
        •       Novell QuickFinder
        •       Novell Remote Manager (NRM)
        •       Novell Samba
        •       Novell Storage Services
        •       Print Server (CUPS)
Supported OES Services in a ZEN Dom0 environment are:

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