Once the network operating system of choice for all but a few networks, NetWare's popularity has declined somewhat. However, NetWare is still widely used in many large organizations. The latest version of NetWare, version 6, has garnered a number of awards and continues to prove that Novell can produce a world-leading network operating system.
NetWare Versions The information this chapter provides on Novell NetWare is intended to apply to NetWare 5 and 6. If you find yourself working on an older version of NetWare, you might find that some of the commands and utilities are different from those discussed here.
One of the features that really put NetWare on the networking map was Novell Directory Services (NDS). Like Microsoft's ...