Netware 5.1, Netware 5.1 SP6, Netware 5.1 SP8, Nici
I'm building a test network that is currently a mess. This network will be
used to test the migration of my 10 netware 5.1 Sp 6 servers to NW 6.5. I'm
putting two netware 5.1 servers and one MS 2003 server into the test
network. Testserver 1 is a 5.1 SP6 server with a master replica. When
installing Testserver 2 using the NW51SP6 overlay, the installation failed
with a css.nlm "waiting for xmgr" error. Consequently, I was going to create
a 5.1 server and then install the SP6 overlay or the SP6 depending on what
worked best. My NW51 original disks are scratched and...Upgrade Netware cluster from Netware 5.1 to Netware 6.5
We bought new hardware for our 2 new Netware 6.5 servers for cluster. Now we
've cluster on Netware 5.1 with shared disk system. I wonder what design of
upgrading is better. Is it better that i install Netware 5.1 on both new
servers and for begining make migration from NW5.1 to NW51 cluster (just
changing the hardware for servers) and the second step make inplace
migration to Netware 6.5?
Or is it better to install Netware 6.5 with latest support packs on both new
servers, prepare existing NDS tree for cluster migration, and make migration
with upgrade wizard on both ser...Netware 5 to Netware 5.1
I have an old copy of Netware 5 that I would try out and install on a
spare computer. However, how would I go about upgrading to Netware 5.1?
Would this be something I would have to purchase, or is it something I
> Would this be something I would have to purchase, or is it something I
> can download?
Purchase. An upgrade,and I suggest 6.5 in that case. SBS version if you
have less than 50 users.
- Anders Gustafsson, Engineer, CNE6, ASE
NSC Volunteer Sysop
Pedago, The Aaland Islands (N60 E20)
Novell does not monitor these forums officially...netware 5.1 sp8 in a mixed netware 5.0 / 5.1 nds7 tree
Any problems doing an overlay SP8 for Netware 5.1 (on only 1 server, the
backup server) in a mixed environment and then upgrading Groupwise and
Primary File Server later on off-hours?
Specifically, the question is, all servers in the tree are NDS 7.62b The
SP8 seems to require NDS 8.x. Will this 1 server running NDS 8.x cause a
problem in the same tree with all the other 7.62b servers?
It shouldn't cause a problem -- heck, NW 5.1 SP8 will 'play' with NW
4.2 servers (DS 6.21).
Novell Support Connection Volunteer Sysop
...Netware 5.1 SP7 to Netware 6.5 SP1b
Did first in-place upgrade in Production yesterday.
1) Install seemed to hang at the very end. Closing installation files.
(We let it set for 20 minutes and then
closed diaglog box). Then was able to restart server. Server
was not hung.
2) Can not access iManager
Do I have to recreate CA for 6.5?
My test network which has different hardware works. I will compare results.
Any suggestions on what I can try next.
Was finally able to get iManager to work.
Found several tids. TIDS 10068769, 10086939, 10087650, 10088796...groupwise 5.5 on Netware 5.1 upgrading to Netware 6.5
HI...I have a client that wants to upgrade to New\tware 6.5 from 5.1 and
they are running Groupwise 5.5....is there any compatibility issues with
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I just did this last week and had no problems. One key thing to note is =
that you should not upgrade your version 5.5 GWIA until AFTER all of your =
MTA's & POA's are upgraded. The v6.5 MTA/POA will work with the older =
GWIA, but the older POA/MTA will not work with the new GWIA.
...Have Groupwise 5.5 on Netware 5.1 going to Netware 6.5
HI there...I have a client that wants to upgrade from Netware 5.1 to
6.5...they have Groupwise 5.5 on that server at present...is the upgrade
going to cause a problem. And is Groupwise 5.5 compatiable with Netware
> HI there...I have a client that wants to upgrade from Netware 5.1 to
> 6.5...they have Groupwise 5.5 on that server at present...is the upgrade
> going to cause a problem.
MOst likely not, however...
> And is Groupwise 5.5 compatiable with Netware
> 6.5 ?
Not officially. It will most ...Netware 4.1 with Netware SAA 4.0 upgrade to Netware 5.1
I would like to know what is the correct procedure to upgrade a
4.1 with Netware for SAA 4.0 server to Netware 5.1.
This is the last server we have to upgrade, all the other are already
Can I just proceed with a inplace upgrade?
Do I have to change anything in Netware for SAA?
What kind of service pack should I use on Netware 5.1?
After upgrade do I need saa40020.exe for netware 5.1?
Just a few questions to make sure I'am on the right track.
Thanks in advance
Ger van de Kolk
I did a 4.1o to 5.0 with SAA4.0 a coup...netware 5.0 to netware 5.1
1.Do I need a new licence from netware 5.0 to 5.1?
2.If I lost my floppy licence for my netware 5.0 installation, can I
retreive it from the server?
I'm trying to virtualize 3 netware 5.0 servers and unfortunaly my
client lost the floppy licence. So what I tried is to install a fresh
copy of netware 5.0 on a vm but without a big success. So that why I'm
looking to move to netware 5.1
IIRC Netware 5.1 requires a new license. You might want to contact
Novell and s...Upgrade to Netware 6.5 from Netware 5.1
Currently on NW5.1 with a few servers at main and remote offices. Want
(need) to upgrade to newer NOS, so my logical choice would be OES with the
Netware option (and so that I can start playing with the Linux option).
On the training side I'd appreciate a few pointers. I currently have a
NW5.1 CNA and several years experience. I'd like to get the necessary
training to be able to upgrade and administer Netware 6.5, hopefully with
some exposure to the Linux flavor on the side to get me started. Preferably
a certfication would help but not mandatory. In the old days I&...Netware 6.5 & Netware 5.1
We currently are running NW 5.1, NDS 8.85c.
Are there any ramifications installing a NW 6.5 server into our present
tree? I realize the upgrading NDS 8.85c to eDirectory would be the
recommendation, but for various reasons we are not going to upgrade DS.
> We currently are running NW 5.1, NDS 8.85c.
> Are there any ramifications installing a NW 6.5 server into our present
As long as you execute the deployment manager once, no.
> I realize the upgrading NDS 8.85c to eDirectory would be the
> recommendation, but ...Netware 5.1 to Netware 6.5 upgrade
I currently have 2 netware 5.1 servers and want to upgrade to netware 6.5.
The Netware 5.1 servers are running NDS 7.47.
Should I upgrade to edir on the netware 5.1 servers before the migration, if
so what are the steps, as I read the update on the netware 5.1 download
section that said that the edir update cannot be applied to a 5.1 server
running NDS 7.x or can I use NDS 7.47 on the 5.1 server during the migration
It appears that in the past few days you have not received a response to your posting. That concerns us, and has triggered this automated...Upgrading from Netware 5.1 to netware 6.5
I plan to migrate my 4 Netware 5.1 servers to netware 6.5.
What action do I have to do first?Upgrade DS version, latest patchs...
My configuration is :
- Netware 5.1 SP5
- DHCP is running
- NDPS Broker, Manager
- DS version 10330.03
- ZfD 3.2
- DirXml 1.1 + passwordSync
I also plan to migrate to NIM 2.0 (or IDM, I don't know how to call that!)
and ZEN 4
What is the best method?Any feedback experience on projects like this
would really be appreciate!
Email is also acceptable!
I would apply the sp7 patch to the 5.1 servers, then up...Netware 5.1 to Netware 6.5 upgrade.
I have 3 Netware 5.1 servers, sp7, and directory 188.8.131.52. and want to
upgrade them to Netware 6.5.
I will upgrade one server, then the others will be upgraded in a couple of
Is it best to upgrade my master replica first so my replica in a mixed
environment is a 6.5 server? Or at least make my master replica server
whatever server I upgrade to 6.5?
If so why?
> I have 3 Netware 5.1 servers, sp7, and directory 184.108.40.206. and want to
> upgrade them to Netware 6.5.
> I will upgrade one server, then the others will be up...