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To help streamline the transition to Novell Open Enterprise Server 2, Novell has worked with the Cool Solutions community to develop the migration best practices guide below. This guide is meant to be a living, breathing document that evolves as you gain experience migrating to Open Enterprise Server 2. Accordingly, please contribute your tips, tricks and best practices to this wiki so others can take advantage of your expertise.
 
To help streamline the transition to Novell Open Enterprise Server 2, Novell has worked with the Cool Solutions community to develop the migration best practices guide below. This guide is meant to be a living, breathing document that evolves as you gain experience migrating to Open Enterprise Server 2. Accordingly, please contribute your tips, tricks and best practices to this wiki so others can take advantage of your expertise.
 
   
 
   
Periodically, the content in this wiki will be aggregated into a PDF document that will be published in the [http://www.novell.com/communities/node/2758/ Cool Solutions community].  
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Periodically, the content in this wiki will be aggregated into a PDF document that will be published in the Cool Solutions community.  
  
 
=Contents:=
 
=Contents:=
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<br>What Migration Tools Are Available?
 
<br>What Migration Tools Are Available?
 
<br>How Much Training Is Needed?</li>
 
<br>How Much Training Is Needed?</li>
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'''<li>[[Novell_Open_Enterprise_Server_2_Best_Practices_Migration_Guide_-_Before_You_Start |Before You Start]]'''
 
'''<li>[[Novell_Open_Enterprise_Server_2_Best_Practices_Migration_Guide_-_Before_You_Start |Before You Start]]'''
 
<br>Take Inventory
 
<br>Take Inventory
<br>OES 2 Server Software
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;OES 2 Server Software
<br>OES 2 Server Hardware
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;OES 2 Server Hardware
<br>Plan Before You Migrate
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Plan Before You Migrate
<br>Hardware Considerations
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Hardware Considerations
<br>Application Compatibility Considerations
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Application Compatibility Considerations
<br>Other Considerations</li>
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Other Considerations</li>
 
'''<li>[[Novell_Open_Enterprise_Server_2_Best_Practices_Migration_Guide_-_eDirectory_Installation_%26_Migration |eDirectory Installation & Migration]]'''
 
'''<li>[[Novell_Open_Enterprise_Server_2_Best_Practices_Migration_Guide_-_eDirectory_Installation_%26_Migration |eDirectory Installation & Migration]]'''
 
<br>Choosing an eDirectory Version
 
<br>Choosing an eDirectory Version
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<br>Choosing an eDirectory Installation or Migration Strategy
 
<br>Choosing an eDirectory Installation or Migration Strategy
 
<br>Installation Prerequisites
 
<br>Installation Prerequisites
<br>Check Existing Directory Health
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Check Existing Directory Health
<br>Check Requirements and Prerequisites
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Check Requirements and Prerequisites
 
<br>Installing eDirectory 8.8 on OES 2 (Linux)
 
<br>Installing eDirectory 8.8 on OES 2 (Linux)
<br>Installing eDirectory during the OES 2 Linux (SLES 10) Installation
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Installing eDirectory during the OES 2 Linux (SLES 10) Installation
<br>Installing the eDirectory Server in a New eDirectory Tree
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Installing the eDirectory Server in a New eDirectory Tree
<br>Installing an eDirectory Server into an Existing Tree
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Installing an eDirectory Server into an Existing Tree
<br>Adding LDAP Authentication Through eDirectory
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Adding LDAP Authentication Through eDirectory
<br>Additional Information
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Additional Information
<br>Using ndsconfig to Install eDirectory
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Using ndsconfig to Install eDirectory
 
<br>Configuring eDirectory on OES 2
 
<br>Configuring eDirectory on OES 2
 
<br>eDirectory Migration
 
<br>eDirectory Migration
<br>Migration Process Using Replicas
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Migration Process Using Replicas
<br>Migration Process Using migedir
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Migration Process Using migedir
<br>Move, Create, or Import Users
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Move, Create, or Import Users
 
<br>Remove Directory Services from NetWare
 
<br>Remove Directory Services from NetWare
 
<br>Accessing eDirectory Management Tools
 
<br>Accessing eDirectory Management Tools
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'''<li>[[Novell_Open_Enterprise_Server_2_Best_Practices_Migration_Guide_-_File_System_Installation_%26_Migration |File System Installation & Migration]]'''
 
'''<li>[[Novell_Open_Enterprise_Server_2_Best_Practices_Migration_Guide_-_File_System_Installation_%26_Migration |File System Installation & Migration]]'''
 
<br>Supported File Systems
 
<br>Supported File Systems
<br>Novell File Systems
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Novell File Systems
<br>Traditional Linux File Systems
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Traditional Linux File Systems
<br>Best Bets
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Best Bets
<br>File System and Directory Structure Comparison
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;File System and Directory Structure Comparison
<br>Linux File Permissions
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Linux File Permissions
 
<br>Planning File System Migration
 
<br>Planning File System Migration
<br>Plan the File System Layout
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Plan the File System Layout
<br>Identify Needed File System Components
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Identify Needed File System Components
<br>Plan the NSS Implementation
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Plan the NSS Implementation
<br>Identify NSS Coexistence and Migration Issues
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Identify NSS Coexistence and Migration Issues
<br>Additional Information
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Additional Information
 
<br>Installing NSS on Linux
 
<br>Installing NSS on Linux
 
<br>Migrating NSS Data and Devices from NetWare to Linux
 
<br>Migrating NSS Data and Devices from NetWare to Linux
<br>NSS Migration Prerequisites
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;NSS Migration Prerequisites
<br>Moving Devices
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Moving Devices
<br>Setting Up File Access for Users
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Setting Up File Access for Users
<br>Deactivating and Reactivating Pools
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Deactivating and Reactivating Pools
<br>Migrating NSS Data
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Migrating NSS Data
<br>Additional Information
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Additional Information
 
<br>Post Migration Procedures
 
<br>Post Migration Procedures
<br>Restore Rights and Ownership</li>
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Restore Rights and Ownership</li>
 
'''<li>[[Novell_Open_Enterprise_Server_2_Best_Practices_Migration_Guide_-_Migrating_Background_Infrastructure_Services |Migrating Background Infrastructure Services]]'''
 
'''<li>[[Novell_Open_Enterprise_Server_2_Best_Practices_Migration_Guide_-_Migrating_Background_Infrastructure_Services |Migrating Background Infrastructure Services]]'''
 
<br>Novell Cluster Services
 
<br>Novell Cluster Services
 
<br>GroupWise Collaboration Services
 
<br>GroupWise Collaboration Services
<br>Installing or Upgrading GroupWise on OES 2
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Installing or Upgrading GroupWise on OES 2
<br>Migrating NetWare GroupWise to OES 2
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Migrating NetWare GroupWise to OES 2
 
<br>Service Location Protocol (SLP)
 
<br>Service Location Protocol (SLP)
<br>Overview
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Overview
<br>Configure SLP on Linux
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Configure SLP on Linux
 
<br>DNS/DHCP
 
<br>DNS/DHCP
 
<br>Time Synchronization
 
<br>Time Synchronization
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<br>Workstations
 
<br>Workstations
 
<br>Printing
 
<br>Printing
<br>Set Up Workstation Printer Agents
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Set Up Workstation Printer Agents
<br>Set Up iPrint on OES 2
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Set Up iPrint on OES 2
<br>Migrate iPrint to OES 2
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Migrate iPrint to OES 2
 
<br>Securing the OES 2 Server</li>
 
<br>Securing the OES 2 Server</li>
 
'''<li>[[Novell_Open_Enterprise_Server_2_Best_Practices_Migration_Guide_-_Server_Consolidation_%26_Virtualization |Server Consolidation & Virtualization]]'''
 
'''<li>[[Novell_Open_Enterprise_Server_2_Best_Practices_Migration_Guide_-_Server_Consolidation_%26_Virtualization |Server Consolidation & Virtualization]]'''
 
<br>Consolidation
 
<br>Consolidation
 
<br>Virtualization
 
<br>Virtualization
<br>XEN and NetWare
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;XEN and NetWare
<br>XEN and Other Operating Systems
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<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;XEN and Other Operating Systems
 
<br>Candidates for Virtualization and Consolidation
 
<br>Candidates for Virtualization and Consolidation
 
<br>Novell Fast Track Virtualization Engagements
 
<br>Novell Fast Track Virtualization Engagements

Revision as of 00:09, 10 January 2008

To help streamline the transition to Novell Open Enterprise Server 2, Novell has worked with the Cool Solutions community to develop the migration best practices guide below. This guide is meant to be a living, breathing document that evolves as you gain experience migrating to Open Enterprise Server 2. Accordingly, please contribute your tips, tricks and best practices to this wiki so others can take advantage of your expertise.

Periodically, the content in this wiki will be aggregated into a PDF document that will be published in the Cool Solutions community.

Contents:

  • Getting Started
    Why OES 2?
    Which Services Are Right for OES 2?
    What Migration Tools Are Available?
    How Much Training Is Needed?
  • Before You Start
    Take Inventory
         OES 2 Server Software
         OES 2 Server Hardware
         Plan Before You Migrate
         Hardware Considerations
         Application Compatibility Considerations
         Other Considerations
  • eDirectory Installation & Migration
    Choosing an eDirectory Version
    Analyzing eDirectory Design
    Choosing an eDirectory Installation or Migration Strategy
    Installation Prerequisites
         Check Existing Directory Health
         Check Requirements and Prerequisites
    Installing eDirectory 8.8 on OES 2 (Linux)
         Installing eDirectory during the OES 2 Linux (SLES 10) Installation
         Installing the eDirectory Server in a New eDirectory Tree
         Installing an eDirectory Server into an Existing Tree
         Adding LDAP Authentication Through eDirectory
         Additional Information
         Using ndsconfig to Install eDirectory
    Configuring eDirectory on OES 2
    eDirectory Migration
         Migration Process Using Replicas
         Migration Process Using migedir
         Move, Create, or Import Users
    Remove Directory Services from NetWare
    Accessing eDirectory Management Tools
    Additional eDirectory Resources
  • File System Installation & Migration
    Supported File Systems
         Novell File Systems
         Traditional Linux File Systems
         Best Bets
         File System and Directory Structure Comparison
         Linux File Permissions
    Planning File System Migration
         Plan the File System Layout
         Identify Needed File System Components
         Plan the NSS Implementation
         Identify NSS Coexistence and Migration Issues
         Additional Information
    Installing NSS on Linux
    Migrating NSS Data and Devices from NetWare to Linux
         NSS Migration Prerequisites
         Moving Devices
         Setting Up File Access for Users
         Deactivating and Reactivating Pools
         Migrating NSS Data
         Additional Information
    Post Migration Procedures
         Restore Rights and Ownership
  • Migrating Background Infrastructure Services
    Novell Cluster Services
    GroupWise Collaboration Services
         Installing or Upgrading GroupWise on OES 2
         Migrating NetWare GroupWise to OES 2
    Service Location Protocol (SLP)
         Overview
         Configure SLP on Linux
    DNS/DHCP
    Time Synchronization
    Anti-Virus and Backup Software
    ZENworks
    Workstations
    Printing
         Set Up Workstation Printer Agents
         Set Up iPrint on OES 2
         Migrate iPrint to OES 2
    Securing the OES 2 Server
  • Server Consolidation & Virtualization
    Consolidation
    Virtualization
         XEN and NetWare
         XEN and Other Operating Systems
    Candidates for Virtualization and Consolidation
    Novell Fast Track Virtualization Engagements
    Additional Information
  • Appendix A: Preparing to Install OES 2
    Gather Installation Information
    Plan Disk Partitioning
    OES 2 Installation and Configuration Notes
    Building an AutoYaST Repository (Images)