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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

Before You Migrate

Prerequisites to Migrate a Single Directory Server Instance

Deciding on the New Product Distribution

Outline of Migration Steps

Deciding on Automatic or Manual Migration

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

9.  Migrating Directory Proxy Server

10.  Migrating Identity Synchronization for Windows


Outline of Migration Steps

The Directory Server migrating can be broken down into the following distinct steps:

  1. Migrating the Schema

  2. Migrating the Security Settings

  3. Migrating the Configuration

  4. Migrating the Data

  5. Migrating the Plug-Ins

  6. Post-migration tasks

To avoid unforeseen problems with the migration, these steps should be performed in the order listed above. In certain cases, you can automate some or all of these steps, using the dsmig command. The following section indicates what can be automated and what must be done manually, depending on your existing deployment.