15.14 Updating eDirectory for Shared Pool

To update eDirectory for Shared Pool from iManager, perform the following steps:

  1. Make the cluster resource offline.

    1. In iManager, click Clusters > Cluster Manager.

    2. Select the resource that you want to bring offline and click Offline.

  2. Delete the cluster resource.

    1. In iManager, click Clusters > Cluster Options.

    2. Select the cluster where your resource is available.

    3. Select the resource that you have brought offline in Step 1 and click delete.

  3. Activate the Pool.

    1. In iManager, click Storage > Pools.

    2. Select the server where the pool exists.

    3. Select the pool from the pools list that you want to activate.

    4. Click Activate.

  4. Update the eDirectory.

    1. Select the pool and click on Update eDirectory.

      IMPORTANT:Updating a pool's eDirectory object might delete the pool's existing volumes' eDirectory objects.

    2. (Conditional) If the pool's existing volumes' eDirectory objects are not available, update the eDirectory objects for existing volumes.

  5. Cluster enable the pool. For more information, see Cluster-Enabling an Existing NSS Pool and Its Volumes in the OES 2 SP3: Novell Cluster Services 1.8.8 Administration Guide for Linux.

  6. Bring the cluster resource online.

    1. In iManager, click Clusters > Cluster Manager.

    2. Select the pool and click Online.

To update eDirectory for Shared Pool from command prompt, perform the following steps:

  1. Make the cluster resource offline.

    Run the command, cluster offline<resource name>.

  2. Delete the cluster resource from iManager. For more information, see Step 2.

  3. Activate the Pool.

    1. Go to NSSMU.

    2. Select the pool you want to activate.

    3. Press F7.

  4. Update the eDirectory.

    1. Press F4 to NDS Update the pool.

      IMPORTANT:Updating a pool's eDirectory object might delete the pool's existing volumes' eDirectory objects.

    2. (Conditional) If the pool's existing volumes' eDirectory objects are not available, update the eDirectory objects for existing volumes.

  5. Cluster enable the Pool. For more information, see Cluster-Enabling an Existing NSS Pool and Its Volumes in the OES 2 SP3: Novell Cluster Services 1.8.8 Administration Guide for Linux.

  6. Bring the cluster resource online.

    Run the command, cluster online<resource name>.