Tuesday Mar 04, 2008

Migration guideline from Sun Directory Server 5.2 to 6.2

Although Sun Directory Server 6.2 has been out for many months, some users are only starting to get their feet wet with the new commands and Graphical User Interface. This is an outline of tasks in Directory Server 5.2 and their equivalent in Directory 6.2 . First a table of equivalent commands in 5.2 and 6.2, below that screenshots of equivalent tasks in 5.2 and 6.2

Command line



Task

Directory 5.2 command

Directory 6.2 command

Server management



Create server

N/A

dsadm create

Delete server

N/A

dsadm delete

Start server

start-slapd

dsadm start

Stop server

stop-slapd

dsadm stop

Restart

restart-slapd

dsadm restart




Backups



Backup

db2bak

dsadm backup

Restore

bak2db

dsadm restore

Import

ldif2db

dsadm import

Export

db2ldif

dsadm export




Certificates



Generate request

N/A

dsamd request-cert

Import certificate

N/A

dsadm add-cert

Key database






Replication



Create agreeement

N/A

dsconf create-repl-agmt

Delete agreement

N/A

dsconf delete-repl-agmt

Enable replication

N/A

dsconf enable-repl

Replication status

N/A

dsconf show-repl-agmt-status




Suffix



Create

N/A

dsconf create-suffix

Reindex

N/A

dsconf reindex

Delete

N/A

dsconf delete-suffix

Export

N/A

dsconf export

Initialize/import

N/A

dsconf import




Indexes



Create index

N/A

dsconf create-index

Delete index

N/A

dsconf delete-index

Get index property

N/A

dsconf get-index-prop

Set index property

N/A

dsconf set-index-prop

List indexes

N/A

dsconf list-index

Reindex

N/A

dsconf reindex




Logs



Manage properties

N/A

dsconf set-log-prop


Graphical User Interface

Create server – version 5.2

Create server – version 6.2



Start & stop server – version 5.2


Start & stop server – version 6.2






Backup & restore server – version 5.2


Backup & restore server – version 6.2



Replication – version 5.2


Replication – version 6.2




Suffix management – version 5.2




Suffix management – version 6.2



LDIF import/export – version 5.2


LDIF import/export – version 6.2



Manage certificates – version 5.2


Manage certificates – version 6.2



Configure logs – version 5.2


Configure logs- version 6.2


Monday Jan 07, 2008

Patches required to enable Solaris servers and workstations to migrate to native-ldap clients


Notes:

  1. The tables below list patches required to allow Solaris SPARC servers and workstations to migrate to native-ldap clients. (The equivalent x86 patch is available on the download links below).

  2. The patch column contains a number which references the patch to install. The number is hyperlinked to http://sunsolve.sun.com to enable patch downloads. The links are current as of January 8th, 2008.

  3. IMPORTANT: Solaris patches are revised and replaced by newer patches. The links in the patch column to download the patch, may not resolve the latest patch available. Please read the patch notes carefully, be aware of obsoleted patches and download the newer patch.


Solaris 10 patches

Install SUNWnisu package from the Solaris 10 DVD, before installing patches


Order

Patch

Prerequisite patch

1

119213 (NSS patch)

n/a

2

119042

n/a

3

119963

n/a

4

119574

n/a

5

119578

n/a

6

126419

n/a

7

118918

n/a

8

120900

n/a

9

125547

n/a

10

125378

n/a

11

121133

120900

12

126538

119042

13

119254

121133

14

118833

118918

119042

119578

119254

15

120272

119042

126538

118833

16

126897

119578

17

122640

118833

18

125503

118833

118918

119042

119574

119578

120272

120900

121133

126538

122640

126897

19

125369

118833

119578

126897

20

120011

119574

126538

122640

125369

125503

125547

126419

126897



Solaris 9 patches


Order

Patch

Prerequisite patch

1

119211 (NSS patch)

n/a

2

112233

n/a

3

112874

112233

4

112960

112874

Solaris 8 patches


Order

Patch

Prerequisite patch

1

119209 (NSS patch)

n/a

2

111310

n/a

3

111111

n/a

4

112936

n/a

5

116602

n/a

6

115827

n/a

7

113648

n/a

8

111317

n/a

9

111023

n/a

10

110386

n/a

11

108987

112936

12

108528

108987

111111

111310

13

108989

108528

14

128624

108528

108989

110386

111023

111317

113648

115827

116602

15

108993

108528

108989

110386

111023

111317

113648

115827

116602





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