Draft Volume Copy Utility wiki page.
This page captures some references for running VCU. VCU is provided with late model versions on Netware (such as NW6.5SP7), and is a tool for converting TFS ("traditional file system") volumes to NSS volumes, to get the advantages of fast loading, larger volume size, and updated tools. There are a few applications that do not enjoy working with NSS, but for most environments, NSS volumes will be preferred.
As mentioned in TID 10020279, this is not an "in-place" conversion. It requires free disk space for the new NSS partition equal to or greater than the size of the data on the traditional volume being converted. It is a copy utility, not a conversion utility.
VCU is invoked from the Netware console prompt. This screen shot shows the usage information displayed when VCU is invoked without parameters.
TID 10020279: How to convert a traditional NetWare volume to an NSS volume
TID 10066002: Prevention of data corruption when converting a traditional volume to a NSS volume.
TID 3930743: VCU can't copy files larger than 4 GB
Large File TID]
TID 10088704: VCU Deleting MAC Resource Forks
OES2 NSS Documentation:
TID 10096727: How to expand an existing volume with NSS in NetWare
TID 3086326: NW 6.5 - Can't hide _NETWARE directory.
Room for Corrections
Looking forward to the sysops' notes on this page.