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Software Requirements

Software Requirements

 Server Software
 Client software
Software Requirements
SERVER SOFTWARE

Network Operating Systems


 The purpose is to support a network.
 Typically resides on a server.
 The client computers on the network rely on the server for recourses
 Example :
i) NetWare
ii) Windows Server 2003
iii) OS/2 Warp Server for e-business,
iv) UNIX
v) LINUX
vi) Solaris.
Server Software
NETWARE

 Network operating system designed for client/server


networks.
 NetWare has a server portion that resides on the network server
and client portion that resides on each client computer
connected to the network.
 The server potion of NetWare allows users to share hardware
devices attached to the server such as a printer, as well as any
files or application software stored on the server.
 The client computers also can have their own stand-alone
operation system such as Windows XP Professional or Mac OS X.
Server Software
WINDOWS SERVER 2003
Windows Server2003 is an upgrade to Windows 2000 Server,
which was an upgrade to Windows NT Server. Windows Server2003
which includes features of previous server versions, offers the following
Capabilities:
 Web site management and hosting.
 Delivery and management of multimedia across intranets and the
Internet.
 Document storage in Web folders
 Client support using Windows XP and earlier versions of Windows,
Mac OS X and UNIX.
Server Software
OS/2 WARP SERVER FOR E-BUSINESS

 IBM’s network operating system


 Designed for all sizes of business.
 Many e-commerce applications use OS/2 Warp Server for e-business.
 The web browser and e-mail program similar to Netscape.
 Client use OS/2 Warp Client or some version of Windows.
Server Software
UNIX

 Being a stand-alone operating system and also can being a network

operating system.
 Handling a high volume of transactions in a multi user environment

and working with multiple processors using multiprocessing.


 For this reason, some computer professionals call UNIX a multipurpose

operating system because it is both a stand-alone and network


operating system.
Server Software
LINUX

 LINUX is also a multi-operating system.


 Can be network administrator also can configure the network,
administer security, run a Web Server and process e-mail.
 Clients on the network can run LINUX.
 Version of LINUX include both the Netscape and Mozilla
Web browser.
Server Software
SOLARIS

 Solaris a version of UNIX developed by Sun Microsystems,


 It is a network operating system designed specifically for
e-commerce application.
 Solaris manages high-traffic accounts and incorporates security
necessary for Web transactions.
 Client computers use a GNOME- based version Solaris.
Exercise
NET WARE

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/cisintwk/ito_doc/netwarep.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netware

LINUX

http://www.faqs.org/docs/linux_intro/sect_01_01.html

http://www.faqs.org/docs/linux_intro/sect_01_04.html