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By Ken Lenihan

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Posted: 2 Nov 2001
 

Novell's Ken Lenihan has put his tree-merging experience to paper for the benefit of Cool Solutions readers. He offers his guidelines with this caution, "If you feel really confident and you really know what you are doing then this is how to go about it. Otherwise, please call in Novell consulting."

This 27-page report covers, in detail, about every step of the merge process. Section headings include:

  • Environmental Impact
  • Merge Procedure
  • NDS Cleanup
  • Non-Server Activities
  • Support Services

Some of the tops covered in the report are:

  • ZENworks
  • Client Systems
  • Non-Novell Products
  • Non-NDS Impact
  • Time Synchronization
  • Schema Synchronization
  • Partitioning and Replication
  • DSREPAIR
  • NDS Manager
  • DSDIAG
  • DSTRACE
  • Fall Back
  • NDS Tree Structure
  • Executing the Merge
  • Master Replica Placement
  • Branch Cleanup
  • Replication Strategy
  • Printer Configuration
  • Client Configurations
You can download the report here. (240KB)


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