3.3 Upgrading from OES 1 to OES 2

3.3.1 Upgrading from OES 1 Linux to OES 2 Linux

Novell Distributed File Services is not supported for NSS on OES 1 Linux servers. Thus, there are no existing DFS services installed on OES 1. After upgrading the OES 1 Linux server to OES 2 Linux, the DFS capability is available when NSS is installed.

  • If NSS is installed on an OES 1 Linux server, the DFS capability is added automatically as part of the NSS services upgrade.

  • If NSS is not installed on the OES 1 Linux server, you must install NSS on the OES 2 Linux server after the upgrade by using the Software Management option in YaST.

Make sure that the OES 2 Linux server meets the requirements as specified in Section 3.1, Requirements for OES 2 Services before you add the server as a replica site or create junctions on its NSS volumes.

IMPORTANT:Verify that the /var/opt/novell/dfs directory was created during the upgrade process. If the directory does not exist, create the directory as the root user, and set its POSIX permissions to mode 755 (rwxr-xr-x).

3.3.2 Upgrading from NetWare 6.5 SP6 to NetWare 6.5 SP7

Novell Distributed File Services is an NSS feature on NetWare 6.5 and OES 1 NetWare servers. When you upgrade from NetWare 6.5 SP6 (OES 1 SP3 NetWare) to NetWare 6.5 SP7 (OES 2 NetWare), the DFS capability is automatically upgraded.