3.0 Upgrading to NetWare 6.5 SP8

This section describes how to update an existing server running Novell® Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) for NetWare® by applying a Support Pack.

NOTE:In-place and remote server upgrades are no longer supported in NetWare 6.5 SP8. The update method described in this section is the only supported method for upgrading a NetWare server to NetWare 6.5 SP8.

If you have a server running a previous version of NetWare that you want to upgrade to NetWare 6.5 SP6 as part of a two-phase upgrade to NetWare 6.5 SP8, see Section C.0, Upgrading to NetWare 6.5 SP6.

To update an existing NetWare server to NetWare 6.5 SP8, complete these tasks:

If you need to uninstall SP8, complete this task: