7.2 Why Install OES Services on Your VM Host?

Micro Focus supports four OES services running on a Xen VM host server: Linux User Management, Storage Management Services, Cluster Services, and iPrint.

Having these components installed on a Xen VM host server provides the following benefits:

  • Linux User Management (LUM): Lets you SSH into the server for management purposes by using an eDirectory user account.

    This functionality requires that you

  • Storage Management Services (SMS): Lets you back up VM host server file system data.

  • Cluster Services (NCS): Lets you cluster the VM host.

  • Micro Focus iPrint: Lets you print from the host.