Welcome Serena Central users! CLICK HERE
The migration of the Serena Central community is currently underway. Be sure to read THIS MESSAGE to get your new login set up to access your account.
DoraPatterson Absent Member.
Absent Member.
611 views

zcm 11.3 upgrade/migration planning

I'm working with a zone with two primaries/nine satellites on 11.2.3 (non-a release). Both primaries are SLES 11.2, but one is 32-bit and also the first primary with the CA/cert. Database is external MS SQL 2008 R2 (SP1).

I plan to migrate the first primary to a new 64-bit SLES server using the documented server migration process.

Question 1: Will the server migration utility cleanly migrate the CA/cert to the new server as well? The new server will truly assume the identity and all roles of the old server?

Question 2: The first primary should be updated to ZCM 11.3 last, correct? I seem to recall reading that somewhere.

Question 3: What is the best way to get the primaries to SLES 11.3?

A) new SLES 11.2 64-bit build for server migration, migrate/upgrade zone to ZCM 11.3, update to SLES 11.3?

or

B) update zone to ZCM 11.2.4, new SLES 11.3 64-bit build for server migration, migrate/upgrade to ZCM 11.3

I'm leaning towards A as it seems the cleanest path to ZCM 11.3 with less mucking about with ZCM updates and the database. As long as the SLES 11.3 update process doesn't break ZCM 11.3 in any way.

Cheers!
Labels (2)
0 Likes
1 Reply
Anonymous_User Absent Member.
Absent Member.

Re: zcm 11.3 upgrade/migration planning

DoraPatterson,

It appears that in the past few days you have not received a response to your
posting. That concerns us, and has triggered this automated reply.

Has your problem been resolved? If not, you might try one of the following options:

- Visit http://www.novell.com/support and search the knowledgebase and/or check all
the other self support options and support programs available.
- You could also try posting your message again. Make sure it is posted in the
correct newsgroup. (http://forums.novell.com)

Be sure to read the forum FAQ about what to expect in the way of responses:
http://forums.novell.com/faq.php

If this is a reply to a duplicate posting, please ignore and accept our apologies
and rest assured we will issue a stern reprimand to our posting bot.

Good luck!

Your Novell Forums Team
http://forums.novell.com


0 Likes
The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of Micro Focus. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation. Certain versions of content ("Material") accessible here may contain branding from Hewlett-Packard Company (now HP Inc.) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company. As of September 1, 2017, the Material is now offered by Micro Focus, a separately owned and operated company. Any reference to the HP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise/HPE marks is historical in nature, and the HP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise/HPE marks are the property of their respective owners.