- With NetWare, you can design a network with the computing resources
that best fit your organization's needs.
- You can provide connectivity to local area network (LAN) clients as
well as to other networks, host systems, and remote and mobile users.
- NetWare lets you seamlessly integrate specialized computing platforms
such as UNIX, OS/2, OSI FTAM, Mac OS, IBM SAA, and DOS.
- Users on the network can share files, application software, printers,
and other network resources, regardless of the desktop operating system
they are using.
Other Operating Systems:
- NetWare serves Windows 3.x and DOS clients through either the NetWare
Client for DOS/Windows or the NetWare Client 32 for DOS/Windows.
- NetWare supports Windows 95 clients through the NetWare Client 32
for Windows 95 and supports Windows NT clients through the NetWare Client
for Windows NT.
- OS/2 clients are supported through the NetWare Client for OS/2.
- NetWare also supports UNIX, OSI FTAM, and NFS clients through add-on
- AppleTalk Filing Protocol (AFP) add-on service Macintosh computers
can connect directly to the NetWare server.
- The NetWare UNIX Client gives UnixWare clients access to a NetWare
- UNIX workstations can connect to a NetWare server through the NFS
- The NetWare NOS also supports as many as five Macintosh clients at
no extra cost.
- The NetWare file system supports multiple name spaces to accommodate
the file naming conventions of various desktop operating systems.
- The NetWare NOS enables users on all supported workstation operating
systems to create files using familiar naming conventions.