4.0 Upgrading from Another Driver

This section provides the information you need to upgrade the NovellĀ® Identity Manager 3.6.1 driver for Linux and UNIX from earlier versions of the driver, known as the NIS driver. It also provides information for upgrading from the Fan-Out driver.

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We recommend that you perform the upgrade in a test environment similar to your production environment before upgrading your live production systems.

Before beginning the upgrade process, review Section 3.0, Installing the Linux and UNIX Driver.

To prepare for installing the upgrade:

  1. Verify that you have the required knowledge and skills.

    For details, see Section 3.2, Required Knowledge and Skills.

  2. Ensure that the prerequisites are met.

    For details, see Section 3.3, Prerequisites.

  3. Prepare the distribution files for installation.

    For details, see Section 3.4, Getting the Installation Files.