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


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