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Novell "Neutron" in OES11 and beyond

Pure speculative discussion follows (if you are so inclined to wonder and comment with your best guesses):
Do you expect the new Novell "Neutron" file access ecosystem as outlined here to supplant the current iFolder client and traditional Novell NCP mapped drives sourced from the Novell Client for file sharing in the future or do you suppose things will continue to be a mixed approach going forward, depending on an organization's needs? OR will what we now know as quintessential NetWare/OES core services be considered "legacy" services Novell will recommend moving away from within the next one or two OES releases? Will those traditional Novell services die the slow death of limited attention or outright abandonment or will they be upgraded along with other new "cool" features?

Some exciting things are potentially on the way it seems...but is it more Windows Serverish copycat (having the user feel as if they are connected to a Windows Server domain) or will it still feel like NetWare services at heart?...
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On 03/08/2011 04:36, gcps testid wrote:

> Pure speculative discussion follows (if you are so inclined to wonder
> and comment with your best guesses):
> Do you expect the new Novell "Neutron" file access ecosystem as
> outlined 'here'
> (http://www.gwavacon.com/fileadmin/GWAVACon/Berlin2010/Novell_Open_Enterprise_Server_Roadmap_and_Futures.PDF)
> to supplant the current iFolder client and traditional Novell NCP mapped
> drives sourced from the Novell Client for file sharing in the future or
> do you suppose things will continue to be a mixed approach going
> forward, depending on an organization's needs? OR will what we now know
> as quintessential NetWare/OES core services be considered "legacy"
> services Novell will recommend moving away from within the next one or
> two OES releases? Will those traditional Novell services die the slow
> death of limited attention or outright abandonment or will they be
> upgraded along with other new "cool" features?
>
> Some exciting things are potentially on the way it seems...but is it
> more Windows Serverish copycat (having the user feel as if they are
> connected to a Windows Server domain) or will it still feel like NetWare
> services at heart?...


Expect to hear more about (and see) Neutron at BrainShare in October.

Until then it's all just speculation.
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gcps testid,
>
> Some exciting things are potentially on the way it seems...but is it
> more Windows Serverish copycat (having the user feel as if they are
> connected to a Windows Server domain) or will it still feel like NetWare
> services at heart?...
>
>


I'm just hoping for a viable replacement for iFolder 2.1.x.


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Due to my lack of experience with iFolder 2.1.x, what in particular causes you to wish for an alternative to it?

Douglas Black;2125678 wrote:
gcps testid,
>
> Some exciting things are potentially on the way it seems...but is it
> more Windows Serverish copycat (having the user feel as if they are
> connected to a Windows Server domain) or will it still feel like NetWare
> services at heart?...
>
>


I'm just hoping for a viable replacement for iFolder 2.1.x.
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gcps testid,

>
> Due to my lack of experience with iFolder 2.1.x, what in particular
> causes you to wish for an alternative to it?
>


Only the fact that it runs on an obsolete OS. Otherwise I'd happily
keep using it in production for as long as my tenure here lasts.
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what is the obsolete OS you speak of?

Douglas Black;2126412 wrote:
gcps testid,

>
> Due to my lack of experience with iFolder 2.1.x, what in particular
> causes you to wish for an alternative to it?
>


Only the fact that it runs on an obsolete OS. Otherwise I'd happily
keep using it in production for as long as my tenure here lasts.
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gcps testid,

>
> what is the obsolete OS you speak of?
>


http://obsoleteskills.com/skills/netware
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On 10/08/2011 13:32, Douglas Black wrote:

> http://obsoleteskills.com/skills/netware


NetWare 6.5 included iFolder 2.x with OES2 (Linux) including iFolder 3.x.
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Are you planning to transition to OES2 or OES11 when it arrives or do you plan to rip and replace Novell services with another vendor's offering eventually?

Douglas Black;2127092 wrote:
gcps testid,

>
> what is the obsolete OS you speak of?
>


skills:netware [ObsoleteSkills][/url]
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Any estimated release date yet for OES11?

smflood;2125527 wrote:
On 03/08/2011 04:36, gcps testid wrote:

> Pure speculative discussion follows (if you are so inclined to wonder
> and comment with your best guesses):
> Do you expect the new Novell "Neutron" file access ecosystem as
> outlined 'here'
> (http://www.gwavacon.com/fileadmin/GWAVACon/Berlin2010/Novell_Open_Enterprise_Server_Roadmap_and_Futures.PDF)
> to supplant the current iFolder client and traditional Novell NCP mapped
> drives sourced from the Novell Client for file sharing in the future or
> do you suppose things will continue to be a mixed approach going
> forward, depending on an organization's needs? OR will what we now know
> as quintessential NetWare/OES core services be considered "legacy"
> services Novell will recommend moving away from within the next one or
> two OES releases? Will those traditional Novell services die the slow
> death of limited attention or outright abandonment or will they be
> upgraded along with other new "cool" features?
>
> Some exciting things are potentially on the way it seems...but is it
> more Windows Serverish copycat (having the user feel as if they are
> connected to a Windows Server domain) or will it still feel like NetWare
> services at heart?...


Expect to hear more about (and see) Neutron at BrainShare in October.

Until then it's all just speculation.
--
Simon
Novell Knowledge Partner (NKP)

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If so, your campus could benefit from joining the Novell Technology
Transfer Partner (TTP) program. See novell.com/ttp for more details.
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I assume the answer to that last question will be revealed at Brainshare?
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On 31/08/2011 16:06, markovhe wrote:

> I assume the answer to that last question will be revealed at
> Brainshare?


Well there are a number of OES11 sessions listed in the BrainShare
session catalog @
https://www.novellbrainshare.com/slc2011/scheduler/public.jsp ...

HTH.
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