6.1 Migrating eDirectory to Linux

As part of the migration process, you might want to migrate eDirectory to Linux. Step-by-step instructions for migrating eDirectory to Linux are beyond the scope of this Messenger Installation Guide, but the following documentation can provide assistance:

  • If you are migrating to OES Linux, review Consolidating Data to OES Linux and Migrating Data from NetWare Servers in the Novell Server Consolidation and Migration Toolkit Administration Guide.

  • For situations not covered in the above guide, the eDirectory migration process includes installing eDirectory on Linux, creating an eDirectory replica on one or more Linux servers, and ultimately making one of the Linux replicas the master replica so that you can phase out the replicas on other platforms. For guidance, see the documentation for your version of eDirectory: