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Moving to Novell GroupWise 2012 (Novell Technical Training) [Course 8713]

Course Overview

Still running your GroupWise system on NetWare? Been waiting for the right moment to migrate to Linux? This two-day, hands-on course introduces you to the new features of GroupWise 2012, then takes you through all the tasks necessary to move an existing GroupWise system from NetWare to a Linux platform. In addition, you learn how to perform the following administrative tasks to make sure your customers and employees can take full advantage of GroupWise 2012:

- Installing GroupWise WebAccess

- Updating the GroupWise Windows client

- Installing GroupWise Monitor

- Implementing the Novell Data Synchronizer Mobility Pack

ON-DEMAND: This course is available as part of the Full Library or the Novell Solution Library.  Click the "Buy On-demand" button for details on purchasing these libraries.

Training Level: 3 - Experienced

Duration: 2 Days

Key Objectives

You learn how to perform the following administrative tasks to make sure your customers and employees can take full advantage of GroupWise 2012:

- Installing GroupWise WebAccess

- Updating the GroupWise Windows client

- Installing GroupWise Monitor

- Implementing the Novell Data Synchronizer Mobility Pack

Audience Summary

The audience for this course is experienced GroupWise server administrators who are, or intend to be, moving GroupWise 8 servers to GroupWise 2012 on a Linux platform.

Course Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have a fundamental knowledge of networking technologies, especially TCP/IP. Solid working knowledge of Novell eDirectory is required, including the use of ConsoleOne, tree organization, and how to browse the tree. Basic GroupWise administration skills are also required. You must know how to access GroupWise objects from the GroupWise view in ConsoleOne. It is also necessary for you to know the GroupWise folder/file structure.

Course Outline

This course is taught in the following sections:

SECTION 1: What's New in GroupWise 2012

  • What's New in the Windows Client
  • What's New in WebAccess
  • What's New on the Back-End

SECTION 2: GroupWise Linux Basics

  • Basic Linux Commands
  • Connectivity
  • ConsoleOne and eDirectory
  • GroupWise on Linux

SECTION 3: Migrate GroupWise 8 from NetWare to Linux

  • Using the Server Migration Utility
  • Installing GroupWise 8 on Linux
  • Performing a Manual Migration
  • EXERCISE 3-1: Start a NetWare to Linux Migration Project
  • EXERCISE 3-2: Manage GroupWise on Linux from a Windows Workstation

SECTION 4: Upgrade to GroupWise 2012 on Linux

  • Prepare GroupWise 8 for the Update
  • Install the GroupWise 2012 Software
  • Update the Primary Domain
  • Update the Secondary Domain
  • Update the Post Offices
  • EXERCISE 4-1: Upgrade from Novell GroupWise 8 to Novell GroupWise 2012

SECTION 5: Install GroupWise WebAccess

  • What is GroupWise WebAccess
  • Pre-Installation Tasks
  • Set Up GroupWise WebAccess
  • Test GroupWise WebAccess
  • EXERCISE 5-1: Install GroupWise 2012 WebAccess on Linux

SECTION 6: Update the GroupWise Windows Client

  • Update Manually
  • Update with AutoUpdate
  • Update with SetupIP
  • Update with AutoUpdate and SetupIP
  • Update with ZCM 11
  • EXERCISE 6-1: Update the Novell GroupWise 8 Client to Novell GroupWise 2012

SECTION 7: Install GroupWise Monitor

  • What is GroupWise Monitor?
  • Pre-Installation Tasks
  • Set Up GroupWise Monitor
  • Test GroupWise Monitor
  • EXERCISE 7-1: Install GroupWise Monitor

SECTION 8: Implement Novell Data Synchronizer Mobility Pack

  • Novell Data Synchronizer Overview
  • Novell Data Synchronizer Architecture
  • Installing Novell Data Synchronizer Mobility Pack
  • Configuring Novell Data Synchronizer
  • EXERCISE 8-1: Implement Novell Data Synchronizer Mobility Pack

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