Review the following sections to upgrade from ZENworks Linux Management 7.2 to ZENworks Linux Management 7.2 with IR2.
Before performing the upgrade, do the following:
Take a reliable backup of your object and data stores, and eDirectory. For more information, see Novell ZENworks 7.2 Linux Management Administration Guide.
Ensure that eDirectory is listening on port 10389.
Take an image of the ZENworks servers.
Ensure that the ZENworks Linux Management server and the server on which the Oracle or the PostgreSQL database is running are in time sync.
Remove OpenLDAP 2 from the ZENworks server, if it is installed.
To verify whether OpenLDAP 2 has been installed, execute rpm -qa /grep openldap2 at the server prompt. This displays the installed package version.
To remove OpenLDAP 2, execute rpm -e openldap2.
Install ZENworks 7.2 Linux Management Hot Patch 5. For more information on how to obtain and install the Hot Patch, contact Novell Support.
Apply the TID 3859039. For more information about applying the TID, see Novell Support.
Install ZENworks 7.2 Linux Management with IR1 Hot Patch 5. For more information on how to obtain and install the Hot Patch, contact Novell Support.
Upgrading managed devices to ZENworks 7.2 Linux Management with IR2 installs the new ZENworks Agent. You can directly upgrade the ZENworks 7.2 Linux Management to ZENworks 7.2 Linux Management with IR2 by applying the IR1 Hot Patch 5. See Upgrading the ZENworks 7.2 IR1 Linux Management Managed Device to ZENworks 7.2 Linux Management with IR2 by Using the Hot Patch 5 Channel.