How to migrate NDS in Netware 5.1

DELL 2850
September 18, 2007 at 08:25:48
Specs: Netware 5.1, Zeon 3 Ghz
Hi Folks,

We have Novell Netware 5.1 installed in DELL 2850 server.This is a live server. We wanted to create backup server for this Novell server. The purpose is we need to have a standby server if the live server fails.

For this we have installed a Novell 5.1 Server in an identical server.

Now we need to bring up the new novell server without disturbing the live server.

What is the procedure for migrating live server to a new server.

Thanks in Advance


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October 5, 2007 at 23:48:24
i would first try the Novell migration wizard:

it's renowned as being less than perfect, but if it works, it saves you a lot of hassles.

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October 9, 2007 at 22:45:04
Use server consolidation and migration tool to copy the data from one server to other.


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January 9, 2008 at 04:15:09
Migration can't serve as an option if you want to keep the earlier server, because it will replace the earlier server with newer one. Consolidation can be used if you want to copy data, users, trustees and printer agents but not the eDirectory.
For taking eDirectory backup you can use iManager->roles and tasks->edirectory maintanance->backup.
i will try to search a tool(like backup em tool for edirectory 8.7) which supports default edirectory with Netware5.1 for taking edirectory backup and will update with the same.

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August 25, 2011 at 07:19:14
very nice

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