On the Linux server, become root in a terminal window.
Check the Linux server for adequate disk space for your backup solution of choice.
If you want to use the GroupWise Database Copy utility (DBCopy), as described in GroupWise 7 Administration Guide, you create a copy of the domain and then back up the copy, which requires double the domain size in disk space.
Make the Linux server visible from Windows.
This is necessary in order to perform administration tasks from Windows ConsoleOne during the domain migration process. For Linux server configurations to accomplish this, Section 19.1.1, Making a Linux Server Visible from Windows.
Make the NetWare® or Windows server visible from Linux.
This is necessary in order to use the Linux version of the GroupWise Database Copy utility (DBCopy) to copy the domain directory and its contents to the Linux server. The Linux version of DBCopy includes switches specialized for the domain migration process. For mount commands, see Section 19.2.1, Making a NetWare or Windows Server Visible from Linux.
In a location on the Linux server that is accessible from Windows, create a new directory for your GroupWise system into which you plan to copy the domain directory. For example:
Continue with Performing the Domain Migration.