Move user home directory to new server
I want to move multiple users home direcotry to new server, the only
change is server and volume, there is no change on path.
How can I do this?
I tried NWadmin to modify multiple users, after I put in new volume and
apply the change, the path have been overwirte, and become blank. I tried
to put variable %username or %login_name, they won't pick it up.
> How can I do this?
You could use UIMPORT for this, or easier SETHOME from the JRB
- Anders Gustafsson, Engineer, CNE6, ASE
NSC Volunteer Sysop (http://support-forums.novell.com)
Pedag...move user home directory to secondary server
I have to move user home directories to a secondary server. What's the
best way to establish the new home directory reference in console one. I
can go to the screen containing the home directory reference and manually
enter the new location. Is there an automated way to do this??? i have
already taken care of rights on the secondary server.
> I have to move user home directories to a secondary server. What's
> the best way to establish the new home directory reference in console
> one. I can go to the screen contain...Move USERS to NEW Groupwise System (new Tree/Server)
I'm currently running a GW6.0sp3 on NW4.11sp9 on a low end hardware.
I have new hardware on which I have installed GW6.5sp2 on NW6.5SP2.
Both servers have different tree,server,context names and Groupwise
How to move users?
TID's have explained between move to different domains, po's, nds tree
but not Groupwise System.
Please help me.
You can't. Not without TREMENDOUS work.
Don't do this unless you have a good reason. Just UPGRADE the copy of the gw
system and graft into the new tree.
Michael J. Bell
Nov...Move users from GW6.5 System to New GW 7 Sytem on new server
We have a Tree (CBM) with a GW 6.0 System,1 Domain, 1 Po.
We hace set a new server with a new NDs Tree (MU) and have loaded a fresh
copy of GW 7 with a newsystem name (cbmmail) and 1 Domain and 1 PO.
What is the best way of imorting the Gw 6.0 users and resources into the
new system. I haven't been able to find any reference for this.
Merge the two systems and then move the users. You would have been
much MUCH better off just upgrading the system you had.
The best way of all is to stop GW. copy the domain and PO structures
to the new server, and then do an in-pl...Moving Users to New Home
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I just configured Groupwise 6.5 SBS to run on a new Proliant cluster. I =
did not want to take my old 6.0 domain (full of "issues"), I just wanted =
to move the users between post offices. Followed "moving users" instructio=
ns from documentation by creating external domains. Direct linked through =
TCPIP and both mta's opened fine. My 6.0 link configuration shows both =
inbound and outbound but my 6.5 system only shows outbound. When ...Move volume to a new server
I did this before, but am wondering: Can I remove a volume from one servwer
and install it physically on another?
I did that to recover data once.
Original was on 6.0 newer one is 6.5. NSSMU sees the device, partition but
no pool or volume.
> I did this before, but am wondering: Can I remove a volume from one
> and install it physically on another?
> Original was on 6.0 newer one is 6.5. NSSMU sees the device, partition
> no pool or volume.
NSSMU on the original or ...Moving Users to a New Volume
running NW6.5 SP2 here.
I want to move users from one volume to another volume, eDirectory-wise and
also physically moving the user folder structure and files.
What would be the easiest way to do this?
Greg R. Shaw,
You can use Console One to do the move and then just update the Home
Directory Path attribute of the user (if used).
There's also some 3rd party tools that lets you do this in one operation
if you need to move a bunch of users. MovHome from JRB Utilities,
www.jrbsoftware.com comes to mind.
IIRC you may also use Novell's Server Consolidation Utility to do it.
Niclas Ekstedt, CNA/CNE/CNS/CLS
Network Consultant/NSC Sysop
Greg R. Shaw wrote:
> running NW6.5 SP2 here.
> I want to move users from one volume to another volume,
> eDirectory-wise and also physically moving the user folder structure
> and files.
You need to purchase JRB (it is worth the $$ though). This one comes
for free: http://www.novell.com/coolsolutions/tools/14312.html
...move volume to new server
I have two servers in the same tree, both are NW6 SP5 with NSS volumes. I
would like to move a volume from one server to the other. What is the best
way to accomplish this?
I could always backup the volume data and trustee info, delete the volume on
server A, create a new volume on server B, and restore files and rights. I
was wondering if there is an easier way to do this?
if the volumes are not on shared storage then yep, that's basically the
way to do it.
there are a number of ways to actually do the copy, I prefer copying
the files across th...How to move user home directories
I need to move the user home directories to another volume (without lost
trustees, permission and other properties).
What do I have to do?
Just move it?
thank for your help
Marcelo (from Argentina)
On 1/3/2006 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Just move it?
Check out http://jrbsoftware.com/06utils/sethome2.htm
Novell Product Support Forum SysOp
(No Email Support, Thanks !)
> I need to move the user home directories to another volume (without
> lost trustees, permission and other properties).
you can downloa...Moving users to new server
Ok, let's try again. Currently, I have around 80 users on a
NW5.0SP6a server (DS version 7.58, Tree=Recherche, Context=Recherche).
I have bought a new server and installed an upgraded version of netware
to OES (NW6.5SP3, DS version 10552.79, Tree=CRIR-IRM, Context=Recherche)
on it. The volumes structure will be identical. I would like to copy
my current users to the new server. Is there an EASY way to do that. TIA.
Did you put the new server in the same or a different tree? If the
later, there's nothing to move except for the user files an...New Server for User Home
Currently, I have a NetWare 4.2/SP9 (traditional file system) server
called UServ1 that is used for users Home directories only. The volume
(200Gb) is 90% full.
I have just built a new NetWare 6.5/SP2 (NSS volume) server with brand new
server-class hardware named UserServ.
What is the safest and quickest way to move all of the data from the old
server to the new, while preserving all file system rights?
My hope is that if the rights are transfered from one box to the other,
the only modification I'll have to manually make once the copy is done is
to change LOGIN logic ...User move with home directories
We are going to do a "massive" user move. Users will be moved from one server to the other. Their home directories will need to be moved as well. How can I do a massuser move with homedirectories. When the home direcotories are moved, and users are in a diffrent containter, the File rights and trustees of the home directories must be changed as well.
Does anyone know a tool that could help us? Thank you.
> Does anyone know a tool that could help us? Thank you.
The JRB Utilities.
- Anders Gustafsson, Engineer, CNE6, ASE
NSC Volunteer Sy...Due to virus
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IHNl...Moving Directories to a new server
Here's my situation:
I have a new file server. I used UImport to add all of my users to it and
create their home directories (which gave them rights to the home
directories at the same time).
They all have home directories on the old server (the name of each
individual home directory is the same on the old server as it is on the new
server). I'd like to copy and paste them from the old server to the new
one. However, I know that when I do that they will lose their rights to
their home directory folder on the new server.
Is there a way to do a cut and paste witho...moving volumes to new server
I have a NW 6.0 server that I will be splitting into 2 servers. 2 of the volumes from server1 will be going to server2 which will be a new server in the tree. What's the best way to do this move? (Novell Migration tool or backup to tape and restore - Arcserve)?
> I have a NW 6.0 server that I will be splitting into 2 servers. 2 of the
volumes from server1 will be going to server2 which will be a new server
in the tree. What's the best way to do this move? (Novell Migration tool
or backup to tape and restore - Arcserve)?
I think the migration tool is the best way to go, be...Netware Server A access to Netware servers B volumes
it's possible to access from server A console to servers B volumes and
I 'need this for a canon nlm program that stores printfiles only on
Printserver but we need this files on server B.
Its possible to edit on servers A console
I know this windows like, but we need this.
Any idea ???
You can see files on another server with ConsoleOne by navigating to its
volume objects, but I'm not aware of way of editing them.
Andrew C Taubman
Novell Support Forums Volunteer SysOp
http://suppo...Moving Users to a new Post Office
I am planning to move users in five small post offices to a single new
Post Office for consolidation. I have read TID# 10067427 and the
GroupWise 6.5 Documentation. My POA's have been upgraded since the days
of WordPerfect Office 4.0 version by version to what they are today, GW
6.5.2 POA's. They have never had any real DB maintenance with GWCHECK
over the years. They function fine, but I'm sure they are not as clean
or streamlined as they could be. My question are these: What would be
the "best practice" to ensure 207 individual user moves wi...Move SAN Volume to New Server
I'm getting ready to use the Server Migration Tool to move a server to a
new piece of hardware. There is one large 180 GB volume attached to the
server. Do I have to use the Migration Tool to copy this to the new
server , or can I simply point the new server to the volume's SAN vdisk
after the Migration Tool finishes?
You should be able to point the new server to the same SAN volume. This
should be no problem at all if the volume is an NSS volume and if old and
new ...Move user home directories at once utility?
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into several smaller volumes. One new volume will be for hom directories =
only. Once I get the files and rights moved, are there any utilities that =
can en masse change everyones home drive path?
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Content...Move home directories to different server
What is the best way to move users' home directories from NW 5.1/NSS to
a new NW 6.5 server? We are doing no hardware migration, the source
server remains running, I just need to move the users' data out of it.
I tried to use the Novell Server Consolidation Utility to copy few
testing directories to a temporary space on new server. It did it right,
but how can I do the change of users' home directory entries in
eDirectory? There are 4000 user accounts in our network. Is there some
tool for such task or any scripts, examples?
I believe one o...Server Rename User Home Directories
I renamed a NetWare 6.5 sp3 server. Everything seemed to go ok except now
the user home dir attribute in NDS is gone. Is there an easy way to get
this back or is it divide and conquer time.
Brian T. Payne BS, CNA 5, Net+
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Brian Payne wrote:
> I renamed a NetWare 6.5 sp3 server. Everything seemed to go ok except now
> the user home dir attribute in NDS is gone. Is there an easy way to get
> this back or is it divide and conquer time.
http://www.novell.com/co...move directory to new volume scmt
I have a very large NSS data volume on nas device. I have added
another NSS volume to the same device and am trying to copy the contents
of our GW mail archives over to the new volume (same server) using scmt.
I ran a base copy and things went swimmingly. I tried a synchonize
folders and got the error saying the
Home:/mail/user/ofxxxarc/index/xxxx.inc/ directory does not exist...for
just about every users...well it should be a file and not a directory.
I'm trying runing the entire thing again as a copy commit and am
"Writedataset Home:/mail/user/ofxxxarc/...Moving IDM3 to new netware server
I am glad I tried this in testing first because I think I hosed up my
server. I am trying to move IDM3 from one netware server to another. The
server I want to move it too is in the same Tree and has the needed
What I tried to do first is simply assign the driver set this new server--I
kept getting some odd imanager errors. So I abandoned that and simply added
the new server to the driver set in Designer and deployed. That didnt seem
to work either.
What I *thought* was supposed to happen was when I assign the new server to
the driver set in imanager I get prompted to co...Move Home Directorues to new VOLUME
ok ... I'm sure this has been answered many times by now but I can't find
the threrwad for it so I am asking again.
A long time ago someone made the decision to put the user HOME
directories on SYS. We have now purchased additional Hard drives for the
server and plan to add the space to VOL1. After this is doen I want to
move the HOME directories off SYS and over to VOL1. How do I acomplish
this while retaining all the "special" properties and rights associated
with HOME directories?
Can I use Ncopy to copy them to the new volume? Will this transfer all ...