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Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition Upgrade and Migration Guide 11 g Release 1 (
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1.  Upgrading and Migrating to Directory Server Enterprise Edition to Version 11g Release 1 (

Upgrade and Migration Paths

Part I Patching Directory Server Enterprise Edition 7 to 11g Release 1 (

2.  Patching Directory Server Enterprise Edition 7 to Version 11g Release 1 (

Part II Upgrading Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6 to 11g Release 1 (

3.  Upgrading Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6 to Version 11g Release 1 (

Part III Migrating Directory Server Enterprise Edition 5.2 to Version 11g Release 1 (

4.  Overview of the Migration Process for Directory Server

5.  Automated Migration Using the dsmig Command

6.  Migrating Directory Server Manually

7.  Migrating a Replicated Topology

8.  Architectural Changes in Directory Server Since Version 5.2

Changes in the Administration Framework

Removal of the ServerRoot Directory

Removal of the o=netscapeRoot Suffix

Changes to ACIs

Changes in the ACI Scope

Changes in Suffix-Level ACIs

Command Line Changes

Changes to the Console

Password Policy

Changes to Plug-Ins

New Plug-Ins

Changes to the Plug-In API

Changes to the Installed Product Layout

Administration Utilities Previously Under ServerRoot

Binaries Previously Under ServerRoot/bin

Libraries and Plug-Ins Previously Under ServerRoot/lib

Online Help Previously Under ServerRoot/manual

Plug-Ins Previously Under ServerRoot/plugins

Utilities Previously Under ServerRoot/shared/bin

Certificate and Key Files

Silent Installation and Uninstallation Templates

Server Instance Scripts Previously Under ServerRoot/slapd-ServerID

Server Instance Subdirectories

9.  Migrating Directory Proxy Server

10.  Migrating Identity Synchronization for Windows


Changes to Plug-Ins

This section lists the new plug-ins that have been added in Directory Server since version 5.2. The section also describes what you need to do if you have custom plug-ins created with the old plug-in API.

New Plug-Ins

The following plug-ins have been added:

cn=MemberOf Plugin,cn=plugins,cn=config
cn=Monitoring Plugin,cn=plugins,cn=config
cn=Replication Repair,cn=plugins,cn=config
cn=RMCE,cn=Password Storage Schemes,cn=plugins,cn=config
cn=Strong Password Check,cn=plugins,cn=config

For information about these plug-ins, see the plugin(5dsconf) man page.

Changes to the Plug-In API

If you have developed your own custom plug-ins, you need to recompile these to work with Directory Server 11g Release 1 ( For a complete list of the changes made to the plug-in API, see Chapter 2, Changes to the Plug-In API Since Directory Server 5.2, in Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition Developer’s Guide.