Could NAS = Novell As Storage? - Page 2
The Monitoring and Diagnostics Panel is your gateway for information and control regarding the appliance's status, memory usage, attached CPUs, current storage, hardware, and connectivity issues.
Novell has been shrewd in leveraging its own assets. The underlying NOS is, of course, NetWare, thus providing native file storage and interoperability within any heterogeneous network. The management uses eDirectory, the current marketing name for Novell Directory Services (NDS) the cornerstone of Novell's current foundation -- thereby allowing the appliance to appear on the network as a single logical device, and also provides secure sharing through Access Control List (ACL). If you are already using NDS, the device can be grafted (joined) to existing NDS trees.