DSfW 2008 R2 Schema Update

DSfW is in the process of being updated to 2008 R2 schema and needs your help.  If you are interested in beta testing the next version of DSfW please send an e-mail to and with a subject line ‘Interested in Domain Services for Windows Beta Program’

The final version will support 2012 schema, aes encryption, and fine grained password policies.  This is exciting and would be a great project to be part of.  This is your chance see and be a major contributor for the coming versions of DSfW.

For more information on this project please go to the coolsolution page below.

Updating DSfW Environment to AD2008 R2 Level – Beta Planned

OES11 SP1 Beta released

The OES11 SP1 Beta has been publicly released
Check it out if you are interested in seeing some of the new features in OES

The big news for Domain Services for Windows is the simplified install.
The install allows for a simplified install
For the simplified install the YaST configuration screens have been minimized.
The first screen start with what type of install instead of the eDirectory screen.
Some screens have been eliminated and common default values are used automatically making the install less confusing.

Plus it runs on SLES11 SP2

For more info see

The ISOs can be found here:

The documentation can be found here: