Oracle Fusion Middleware Upgrade and Migration Guide for Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition

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 Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition 11g Release 1 (11.1.1), in Oracle Fusion Middleware Release Notes for Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition. For information about the new features that specifically affect migration, see Chapter 8, 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: