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...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.
...netware 6.5 to netware 6.5 hardware upgrade
Is there any dsmaint procedure or TID available
for "netware 6.5 to netware 6.5 hardware upgrade"?
(I want to replace a server)
On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 02:32:33 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>Is there any dsmaint procedure or TID available
>for "netware 6.5 to netware 6.5 hardware upgrade"?
>(I want to replace a server)
The Migration Wizard v. 8
(http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=nMihwfdEES8~) will do
this for you.
Novell Product Support Volunteer SysOp
Sorry, no replies to e-mail respon...Upgrade Netware 5.0 to Netware 6.5
Can one tell me how to upgrade a Netware 5.0 Single Server to a Netware
6.5 Singele Server where the Netware 6.5 Server will be on a new Machine.
What are the specials one has to look after?
You should look into Migration Wizard to ease this process.
Migration Wizard can be downloaded from http://download.novell.com
Novell Product Support Forum SysOp
(No Email Support, Thanks !)
Having used Migration Wizard 7.1 to migrate 5.0 to 6.5 I cannot recommend
that route. I have seen others in these forums have the same problems I
A stepped migra...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 5.0 to Netware 6.5 upgrade?
I have two servers running Netware 5.0 and one server running Netware 5.1
My question is, can I upgrade from 5.0 to Netware 6.5 using the migration
wizard on one server and have
the other servers remain on the network communicating with each other. (i.e.
have a 5.0 server co-exist with a nw 6.5 server with no issues with
Or do I have to upgrade from 5.0 to 5.1 then to 6.5? If doing this, will the
5.0 license work for 5.1? As it will be impossible to upgrade all servers
from 5.0 to 5.1 at the same time!
> My question is, can I upgrade from 5.0 to...Netware 5.1 to Netware 6.5 upgrade.
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 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 220.127.116.11. and want to
> upgrade them to Netware 6.5.
> I will upgrade one server, then the others will be up...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&...Upgrade Netware 5.1 to Netware 6.5
I have Netware 5.1 SP7 & eDirectory 8.7.03 with 4 servers. I would like to
upgrade all servers to Netware 6.5 but only 3 can be upgraded at the same
time as 1 server is in a remote office.
Should I upgrade the master server in the root partition first? Also, will
the upgrade change the eDirectory version? Should I upgrade to eDirectory
18.104.22.168 immediately after the Netware 6.5 upgrade?
From the eDirectory point of view, your servers are already up to date.
So an upgrade to NW 6.5 will not upgrade your eDirectory and as such
will not create comp...Upgrade Netware 5.0 to Netware 6.5
I have a netware 5.0 (no sp) with ds 7.45 on a Compaq Proliant 3000.
This server is alone on my tree.
I want migrate this server to Netware 6.5 to a Compaq dl 380 G2.
What is the best method ?
Thanks for answer
You will need to deploy updates on the 5.0 server prior to running the
Migration Wizard. No SP's at all on the 5.0 server? That is rare indeed.
Also, how many users on this server and how much data?
Novell Support Connection Volunteer Sysop
config.txt give this :
Novell NetWare 5.00...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...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 ...Upgrade from NetWare 5.0 SP6a to NetWare 6.5
Is it possible to do an inplace upgrade from NetWare 5.0 SP6a with NDS
version 7.51 to NetWare 6.5, using the Deployment Manager?
Thank you in advance for your help.
I would not advise it.
D/l the 5.1sp7 overlay and migrate to it, then use the mig wiz to move to
No. Upgrading from 5.0 to 6.5 on the same machine is not supported. The
installation program will simply refuse the upgrade. If you want to do
an in place upgrade to from 5.0 to 6.5, you have to upgrade to 5.1 or
6.0 first and then upgrade to 6.5.
In a...Questions on upgrading from Netware 5.1 to Netware 6.5
We are currently running Netware 5.1sp5 ds 8 version 8.82
I want to install a clean netware 6.5 server and make it the Master
replica, following with an inplace upgrade of six read\write netware 5.1
servers to 6.5. What should I be concerned about? Does this sound like
the appropriate path to take?
You can install the NW6.5 server as a Pre-Migration server, there will be no
other application installed on the server, use MW7.1. In order to do this
make sure all you other servers have eDir8.7.3 install and update the SP to
the latest available for NW5.1. Get a copy of the tru...