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Operating system variable - Login script

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I need to know a variable to be used in a Novell log-in script that will tell me what operating system the PC is running. Can anyone help ?
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The closest that you can get is somthing like this

WRITE "Operating System %OS_VERSION"
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Workstation login script Identifiers
MACHINE                             Type of computer (IBM_PC, etc.)
   
NETWARE_REQUESTER     Version of the NetWare Requester for OS/2 or VLM users
   
OS                        Type of operating system on the workstation (MSDOS, OS2, etc.)
   
OS_VERSION        Operating system version on the workstation (3.30, etc.)
   
PLATFORM                         Workstation's operating system platform: DOS, OS2, WIN
                                           (Windows 3.1), WNT (Windows NT*), or W95 (Windows 95*)
   
SHELL_TYPE                      Version of the workstation's DOS shell (1.02, etc.); supports
                                           NetWare 2 and 3 shells and NetWare 4 Requester for DOS.
   
SMACHINE                           Short machine name (IBM, etc.)


PS For complete list of valid login script identifiers see TFM
http://www.novell.com/documentation/lg/nw4/docui/index.html#../iw2sys/superenu/data/hgacyvsh.html^fb38017
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