Novell® Open Enterprise Server (OES) NetWare® supports upgrades from previous versions of NetWare 5 and 6. This chapter describes how to use the NetWare 6.5 overlay CDs to perform an in-place or remote upgrade of your NetWare server.
If you prefer to upgrade your server by applying the latest NetWare Support Pack separately, see Section 5.0, Updating an OES NetWare Server.
Upgrading a server to OES NetWare using the overlay CD method includes the following tasks:
IMPORTANT:Upgrades to OES NetWare are performed on a running NetWare server. The down-server upgrade method is no longer supported. See Section 3.7, Down-Server Upgrades for more information.