Banyan VINES 8.x

edited October 2020 in Product Comments

imageBanyan VINES 8.x

First released in 1984, Banyan VINES (Virtual Integrated NEtwork Service) was a network operating system originally designed for Unix, initially based on Xerox XNS. It was considered fairly lightweight both on clients and servers and used minimal bandwidth. It featured an early directory services system prior to either Novel or Microsoft.

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  • It should be noted the VINES 8.5 disks here are merely the boot floppies, and not the entire operating system.
  • edited October 2020
    Thanks for pointing that out. Added a note about that.

    Of course any dumps/re-dumps would be appreciated. I have not had time to check out the download on that Banyan Vines OS and Patches page.

    I see one copy on eBay right now, but they $$$ for it.
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