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Upgrade to NW6.5 and eDirectory Did Not Install or Get Updated

I just attempted to upgrade a server running NW6Sp5 to NW6.5Sp2, and now it
seems I have a real mess. Everything appeared to go fine during the file
copy process, but after the server rebooted to finish the upgrade, for some
reason I was unable to log into eDirectory. I got an error message that
stated I did not have sufficient rights. I know this is hardly the case
because I just upgraded seven other servers. I tried logging in several
times, but no luck.

I figured that this upgrade was hosed, and since I had to finish it I tried
doing a "Down Server Upgrade". Again, this appeared to go as expected, but
the real bummer is that when the GUI launched the only thing I got was the
background. No start button, and the installation didn't complete or
restart either. I went back to the console to see what version I was
running and it did state that I was running Novell NetWare 6.5 Sp2, but it
had absolutely nothing about eDirectory and the version I was running with
that.

Apparently, eDirectory did not install, or get updated. This seems like a
huge mess at this point and any help or suggestions would be greatly
appreciated.

Thanks,

HFC
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Upgrade to NW6.5 and eDirectory Did Not Install or Get Updated

> I just attempted to upgrade a server running NW6Sp5 to NW6.5Sp2, and now it
> seems I have a real mess. Everything appeared to go fine during the file
> copy process, but after the server rebooted to finish the upgrade, for some
> reason I was unable to log into eDirectory. I got an error message that
> stated I did not have sufficient rights. I know this is hardly the case
> because I just upgraded seven other servers. I tried logging in several
> times, but no luck.
>
> I figured that this upgrade was hosed, and since I had to finish it I tried
> doing a "Down Server Upgrade". Again, this appeared to go as expected, but
> the real bummer is that when the GUI launched the only thing I got was the
> background. No start button, and the installation didn't complete or
> restart either. I went back to the console to see what version I was
> running and it did state that I was running Novell NetWare 6.5 Sp2, but it
> had absolutely nothing about eDirectory and the version I was running with
> that.
>
> Apparently, eDirectory did not install, or get updated. This seems like a
> huge mess at this point and any help or suggestions would be greatly
> appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
>
> HFC



Just thought I'd post this quick follow-up to my previous message:

I went into NWCONFIG and saw a couple of entries that seemed to show that
eDirectory was updated. Now why won't it load??? HMmmmm.

Thanks,

HFC
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Anonymous_User Absent Member.
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Re: Upgrade to NW6.5 and eDirectory Did Not Install or Get Updated

See if this helps:

Start your server with server -ns -na and execute the following commands:
startup
loadstage 1
loadstage 2
loadstage 3
loadstage 4
autoexec
loadstage 5

See if you get any errors in any of those loadstages.

Cheers,
Edward

<Hfc@class.net> wrote in message
news:tCvFe.8241$Y_1.7881@prv-forum2.provo.novell.com...
>> I just attempted to upgrade a server running NW6Sp5 to NW6.5Sp2, and now
>> it
>> seems I have a real mess. Everything appeared to go fine during the file
>> copy process, but after the server rebooted to finish the upgrade, for
>> some
>> reason I was unable to log into eDirectory. I got an error message that
>> stated I did not have sufficient rights. I know this is hardly the case
>> because I just upgraded seven other servers. I tried logging in several
>> times, but no luck.
>>
>> I figured that this upgrade was hosed, and since I had to finish it I
>> tried
>> doing a "Down Server Upgrade". Again, this appeared to go as expected,
>> but
>> the real bummer is that when the GUI launched the only thing I got was
>> the
>> background. No start button, and the installation didn't complete or
>> restart either. I went back to the console to see what version I was
>> running and it did state that I was running Novell NetWare 6.5 Sp2, but
>> it
>> had absolutely nothing about eDirectory and the version I was running
>> with
>> that.
>>
>> Apparently, eDirectory did not install, or get updated. This seems like a
>> huge mess at this point and any help or suggestions would be greatly
>> appreciated.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> HFC

>
>
> Just thought I'd post this quick follow-up to my previous message:
>
> I went into NWCONFIG and saw a couple of entries that seemed to show that
> eDirectory was updated. Now why won't it load??? HMmmmm.
>
> Thanks,
>
> HFC



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