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iPrint Migration Demonstration Videos

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Environment

Novell iPrint for NetWare
Novell iPrint for Linux
Novell iPrint Client for Windows

Situation

Below lists YouTube links which explain and demonstrate the NetWare to Linux iPrint Migration tool. 

Resolution

The explanation and demonstration videos are split into 5 segments.  Be sure to:
  • right-click the links and choose to view in a new tab or window
  • view the video in full screen mode
  • view the video in the highest resolution option available
    • for some videos, that will be 720p HD resolution, for others, that will be 480p 
      • the quality difference will be significant when selecting the highest option.

Note: The numbers within [ ] denote time markers: [Minutes:Seconds]

iPrint Migration Part 1 - Introduction [Time = 4:53]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SzQL55nDF8
This is video segment 1 of a 5 part iPrint Migration training and demonstration series. This segment covers:
  • What the iPrint Migration is and what it is not [0:00 -> 3:25]
    • iPrint Migration as a Duplication Tool, not a Migration Tool
    • Duplicates server configuration, does not migrate iPrint clients
  • The implications of an iPrint Migration as a duplication tool [3:25 -> 4:12]
  • Outline of following video segments in this 5 part series: [4:12 -> 4:53]
    • Introduction
    • iPrint Client
    • Automated iPrint Client address change (demonstration)
    • iPrint Migration Tour and Demonstration (Segment split into 2 parts)
    • iPrint Migration Results
iPrint Migration Part 2 - iPrint Client Considerations [13:25]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozV71L0nFwc
This is video segment 2 of a 5 part iPrint Migration training and demonstration series. This segment covers:
  • How the iPrint client communicates to the Print Manager [0:20 -> 0:40]
    • How the iPrint client does not communicate to the Print Manager
  • How the Print Manager address binding can be viewed: [0:00 -> 0:40 and 1:50 -> 3:52]
    • /ipp page
    • workstation
      • ShortInstallName
  • How to bind the Print Manager to an address. [0:40 -> 1:50]
  • What constitutes an 'undesired' Print Manager/client configuration [4:45 -> 6:05]
  • What constitutes an 'desired' Print Manager/client configuration [6:10: -> 8:15]
  • A multi-server iPrint consolidation requires the use of the iPrint Printer Redirection feature [11:45 -> 13:30]
    • Advantages and disadvantages to Printer Agent Redirection
iPrint Migration Part 3 - Automated iPrint Client address change (demonstration) [7:10]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUE4yVfmpqQ
This is video segment 3 of a 5 part iPrint Migration training and demonstration series. This segment covers:
  • Demonstrate the automated way to point iPrint clients to a transferrable DNS name.
  • Introduce the InformUserOfUpdate feature [3:35 -> 4:40]
iPrint Migration Part 4a - iPrint Migration Tour and Demonstration [14:26]
This is video segment 4a of a 5 part iPrint Migration training and demonstration series. This segment covers:
  • Launch the Migration Tool and Authenticate [0:00 -> 1:55]
  • TransferID vs Consolidation [1:55 -> 3:55]
  • Populate "Print Options" configuration page [4:00 -> 5:30 and 12:50 -> 14:26]
    • Same Context vs Target Context [5:30 -> 8:45]
  • Populate "Other Options" configuration page [8:45 -> 12:50]
iPrint Migration Part 4b - iPrint Migration Tour and Demonstration (continued) [10:55]
This is video segment 4b of a 5 part iPrint Migration training and demonstration series. This segment covers:
  • Verify iprntman authentication [0:00 -> 1:10]
  • Start the migration [1:10 -> 6:50]
    • Watch the iPrint migration log
  • Review the psmimport.xml [6:50 -> 9:20]
  • Review the .psm directory and the padbtxt.xml [9:20 -> 10:55]
iPrint Migration Part 5 - iPrint Migration Results [9:16]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNHG8uQY39w
This is video segment 5 of a 5 part iPrint Migration training and demonstration series. This segment covers:
  • PsmStatus page test [0:30 -> 1:45]
  • iManager test [1:45 -> 2:30]
  • Printer installation test [2:30 -> 3:00]
  • Send print job from workstation after migration has completed. Which print manager processes the job? [3:00 -> 4:35]
  • Change DNS to redirect workstations to the new Print Manager [4:35 -> 7:55]
  • Send print job from workstation after DNS change. Which print manager processes the job? [7:55 -> 9:16]

Additional Information

See TID 7004455 for more information on the iPrint migration from NetWare to Linux.

Disclaimer

This Support Knowledgebase provides a valuable tool for NetIQ/Novell/SUSE customers and parties interested in our products and solutions to acquire information, ideas and learn from one another. Materials are provided for informational, personal or non-commercial use within your organization and are presented "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.

  • Document ID:7008684
  • Creation Date:01-JUN-11
  • Modified Date:26-APR-12
    • NovelliPrint

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