The iSCSI software for NetWare 5
.1 and 6 can be downloaded for free at http://download.novell.com/filedist/pages/PublicSearch.jsp.
Cluster Services for NetWare 5
, which has been beta testing since March and ship next month, includes central management from a single Java-based console and supports nodes running earlier versions of NetWare.
Novell's new NetWare 5
enables institutions to reduce the cost and complexity of deploying, managing and securing their networks.
The Provo, Utah-based company said the surge in earnings and profits - which led chief executive Eric Schmidt to claim that Novell "is on its way to becoming a growth company again" - was due in large part to strong demand for the NetWare 5
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Details of the next update to Novell's NetWare 5
.0 operating system, code-named Cobra, reveal that NetWare will support HTTP - allowing IT mangers access to NetWare via the web, eliminating the need for a separate web server.
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The Provo, Utah based networking giant said the technology, which will allow up to 12 or more Netware 5
.0 servers to be linked together, will be available in the second half of this year, although it will be renamed Novell Cluster Services when it ships.
In addition the company is packaging NetWare 5
, NDS directory services and its new caching server in a box designed to plug directly into existing IP networks.
's market share apparently increased from 50% in 1998 to 55% in 1999, with the average nodes shipped per licence 85% higher for Netware at 35 nodes per licence, compared to Windows NT's average of 19 nodes per licence.
The internet-enabled NDS 8.0 will be available for NetWare 5
.0 within 60 days followed by Windows NT and Unix versions.
The US Bureau of Export Administration recently granted approval for Novell to ship strong encryption versions of NetWare 5
, NetWare 5
.1, NDS 8, NDS Corporate Edition and NDS eDirectory following last month's publication of the Export Administration Regulations.