Open Enterprise Server
Cloud integrated storage
Save on storage costs by automatically moving “cold data” to the cloud. You can even forecast how changing what’s considered “cold storage” will affect all the OES storage volumes.
Compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux
Deliver access to Open Enterprise Server services on Windows, Mac, and Linux desktops with full-featured clients. Users can browse through authorized directories, transfer files, and use advanced services from any computer.
Simple resource management
Cluster Services for OES is a key component of Open Enterprise Server that helps you manage all the resources on your storage area network (SAN).
Protect against outages
Business Continuity Clustering protects key business systems against downtime and disaster. Automate the configuration and management of a high-availability clustered-server solution.
Simple printer setup with iPrint
Provides global access to printers, customizable views of any print environment, flexible print deployment configurations, and easy, secure printing—even from mobile devices!
Securely share files with Filr
Customers with active maintenance on Open Enterprise Server or Open Workgroup Suite are entitled to Filr Standard Edition. Keep corporate data secure while still giving mobile professionals direct access to the home folders, shared network folders, and personal files—no matter what device they’re using or where they are.
Use your existing Windows server infrastructure
Domain Services for Windows lets you leverage your already established eDirectory environment and have those new business apps authenticate against it—saving money and streamlining your infrastructure.
Includes file storage services
Provide file access for the broadest range of clients, servers, and protocols, while strengthening security access, protecting against file corruption, and increasing the ease with which users and applications can fully share files with other users.
Store, access, organize, and manage files from anywhere
Micro Focus iFolder® is a powerful, encrypted file synchronization and online transfer tool. Ensure that user files are always safe, secure, and up to date while sharing web access with others.
Easy access for Mac clients
Without installing any additional software, Open Enterprise Server lets you seamlessly copy, delete, move, create, save, and open network files from your Mac as if you were accessing them locally.
Manage Linux with a single administrative interface
The Linux User Management application simplifies administration and access for Linux-based platforms on your network by allowing you to create and manage user profiles for all Linux resources.
Server health monitoring
Eliminate time wasted manually watching your network. CIM and Nagios/Ganglia based server health monitoring let you check the status of your servers with a quick glance from any web browser whenever you want.
Global views of your network
The browser-based monitoring tool in Micro Focus iManager allows you to centrally manage your network from a single location. Add advanced capabilities to eliminate redundancy, save time, and save money.
What’s New in Open Enterprise Server
Micro Focus Open Enterprise Server 2018 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Building on the power of Open Enterprise Server 2018, our first service pack offers new functionality, performance improvements, and stability updates to help power your business.
Open Enterprise Server 2018 SP1 provides:
- CIFS / SMB Stack improvements for SPEC compliance and general performance.
- NCP Stack Improvements: Better multi-factor authentication support.
- Domain Services for Windows: Enhancements include scalability and security improvements by virtue of Kerberos stack update and SMB stack update, that adds SMB 2 support.
- NSS File Stack Improvements: Native 4K disk support, 64 Bit SMS, updated FTP stack, and scalability of NIT and NURM.
- UI Refresh for some components like iManager, Java Console and NetStorage
- Cloud Integrated Storage: Brand newstorage-tiering capability.
- Updated to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 and the latest eDirectory 9.1
- Business Continuity Clustering Install Pattern: Micro Focus Business Continuity Clustering is now an install pattern in OES to simplify the distribution and deployment
Unified update channel
Get approved and test patches and upgrades for Open Enterprise Server—all from a single source. You don’t have to update and patch from separate sources anymore.
Now featuring data traffic encryption based on SMB v3 and AES encryption, as well as fine-grained password policies—so you can rest assured your data is well-protected, even for the most security-conscious businesses or institutions.
Cloud integrated storage
See what data is “cold” across all your Open Enterprise Server volumes, and dynamically see how setting or changing storage policies could help you save by moving cold data to lower-cost storage options like the cloud.