7.0 Consolidating Data from Windows Servers

When migrating data from Windows servers, the Novell Server Consolidation Utility automates key tasks, such as copying Windows NTFS file system data to NetWare servers in a Novell eDirectory tree, migrating users, groups, and their file permissions, and assigning new user passwords.

Before beginning your Windows data migration, you should plan your consolidation project and make the necessary preparations. Perform the following tasks in the order listed.

  1. Understand Windows Consolidation Issues

  2. Meet System and Software Requirements

  3. Perform Prerequisite Tasks

  4. Launch Server Consolidation Utility and Create a Project File

  5. Model Your Consolidation Project

  6. Perform Precopy Verifications

  7. Run the Consolidation

  8. Perform Post-Consolidation Tasks