4.1 Prerequisites

The Migration Tool is installed as part of the Open Enterprise Server (OES) 11 SP2 installation. The source server and the target server must meet the requirements outlined in this section.

  • Platform Support for the Source Server:

    • OES 11 SP2

    • OES 11 SP1

    • OES 11

    • OES 2 SP3 Linux on 32-bit or 64-bit

    • OES 1 SP2 on 32-bit. Upgrade to eDirectory 8.7.3.x

    • NetWare 6.5 SP8 and eDirectory 8.7.3.x or later

  • Platform Support for the Target Server:

    • OES 11 SP2

  • Time Synchronization: The source and target servers must be using the same time synchronization method. For more information about time synchronization, see Time Services in the OES 11 SP2: Planning and Implementation Guide.

4.1.1 Source Server Requirements

The source server is a NetWare server, OES 1, OES 2, or OES 11 server that contains the files, volumes, and eDirectory objects to be copied to the target server.

  • The source server must be running supported versions of NetWare, OES 1, OES 2, or OES 11, and eDirectory.

  • Update the source server with the latest NetWare Support Pack.

  • Ensure that the user performing the migration has read/write/access rights on the source server.

4.1.2 Target Server Requirements

  • Ensure that the user performing the migration has read/write/access rights on the target server.

4.1.3 Unsupported Target Platforms

Novell does not support the following as a Migration Tool target server:

  • Novell Open Workgroup Suite - Small Business Edition