Simplify Data Migrations
Use powerful capabilities to migrate data between network platforms
Novell Storage Manager includes powerful migration capabilities to cost-effectively move data without disruptions while retaining established file system rights.
Migrating data between Novell servers is an easy two-step process. Using the Storage Manager Cross-Empire Data Migration subsystem, it’s also easy to move data between Novell and Microsoft systems. With every migration, Storage Manager retains all important metadata and timestamp information.
During a data migration, Storage Manager moves home directories one at a time. If users are logged in during the migration, Storage Manager simply skips over the users’ home directories and proceeds. When it finishes the initial migration process, Storage Manager checks back to see if skipped users have logged out. If they have, it moves their directories. If the users are still logged in, Storage Manager continues to check the users’ login status until they log out, at which time it moves the users’ home directories.
Storage Manager maintains all user access rights as it migrates user and group storage.