Sun Directory Server Enterprise Edition 7.0 Upgrade and Migration Guide

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.