Micro Focus is pleased to announce the availability of Micro Focus Open Enterprise Server 2018 (OES 2018). Open Enterprise Server is a secure and highly available suite of enterprise-ready file, print, networking and application services.
Open Enterprise Server 2018 provides:
- Encrypted data traffic for greater end-to-end security via SMB v3 support.
- Mac enhancements including Salvage and Purge and SMB support for improved performance.
- Enhanced Domain Services for Windows (DSfW) capabilities including fine-grained password policy and AES encryption for greater security, easier access to NSS Active Directory file servers using domain authentication, and expanded schema and domain functionality for enhanced integration.
- Enhanced Storage Services (NSS) capabilities with 64-bit support including pool creation, as well as delayed block allocation to help reduce data fragmentation: all improving storage usage and performance.
- Micro Focus iPrint for OES provides secured enterprise print services for your desktops, laptops, and mobile devices without having to install and use the Micro Focus iPrint appliance.
- Built on SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server (SLES®) 12 SP2 base with NetIQ® eDirectory 9.0 support for the latest advancements and improvements.
- Unified update channel that assures all patches and updates for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and other components are tested and compatible with Open Enterprise Server 2018.
- Cloud Integrated Storage (CIS) (Technical Preview): Hybrid cloud solution that provides a secure gateway to store, manage, and access data across private or public cloud to help reduce overall storage costs.
With this OES 2018, your also get NetIQ Self Service Password Reset as an indirect entitlement to all OES customers under maintenance via their IDM Bundle Edition entitlement.
Additionally, OES customers under maintenance are entitled to use the latest version of Filr. Filr 3.3 provides support for the latest versions of Mac OS, iOS, and Android. It also sports a new Linux desktop client, as well as a Microsoft Office plugin that allows Office users to open, save, and share Office files directly to and from Filr.
You can download OES 2018, Identity Manager 4.6 build and Bundle Edition keys, and Filr 3.3 keys from "Software > Entitled Software" section of the Micro Focus Customer Center Portal.