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Re: Changing servers
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Newsgroup: novell.support.netware.4x
Posted by: Wallgames.com
2006-07-17 22:15:46

Ruben,

Sorry for the delayed response.

Cloning the old drive to the new drive might be another approach. You can
find instructions here:

http://www.cpafw.com/Netware_easy_disk_upgrade.htm

Best wishes,
Bob Carroll


"Ruben A. Desangles" wrote in message
news:UhTog.12524$tN4.7200@prv-forum2.provo.novell.com...
> Hi everyone,
>
> I got a small network in which I have 3 servers running Novell 4.11. I
> have to replace one of the 3 servers with a newer one, running the same
> version, just a faster box.
>
> Server 1 = This is the master server for the NDS
>
> Server 2 = This server is where all the users log in, the print queues are
> set, main file server.
>
> (the server I need to replace with new one)
>
> Server 3 = ArcServe backup manager, etc.
>
> ------------
> Server 4 = New Server, replacement for server 2.
>
> I already have the new server online, so all the servers see each other.
> When I was setting up Server 4 I did get a message about not being a
> replica, or replica not installed.
>
> The ideal situation would be to have Server 2 identity clone into Server 4
> so that way I dont have to change users login scripts, etc. This was my
> idea, I can copy all the files over form Server 2 to Server 4 then backup
> server 2 NDS, take it offline, change the name, network number and license
> of Server 4 to Server 2, restore NDS backup from Server 2 into Server 4
> now 2, that way I can take old server 2 offline for good and junk it.
>
> That was pretty much my plan.
>
>
> The BIG question is, is this the best way to do this?????
>
> Suggestions please.
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Ruben


 

 

 

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