Sun Directory Server Enterprise Edition 7.0 Upgrade and Migration Guide

Before You Migrate

This chapter provides an overview of the upgrade and data migration process.

Before upgrading, familiarize yourself with the new features and fixes available in the current version. Take the opportunity to review design decisions made during implementation of existing directory services. For a description of all new features and fixes, see Chapter 1, New Features in Directory Server Enterprise Edition 7.0, in Sun Directory Server Enterprise Edition 7.0 Release Notes. For information about the new features that specifically affect migration, see Chapter 6, Architectural Changes in Directory Server Since Version 5.2.

Prerequisites to Migrate a Single Directory Server Instance

Before migrating a server instance, ensure that the following prerequisites are met: