[ngw] Semi OT - P2V for an edirectory server

Joseph Marton jmmarton at gmail.com
Fri Dec 23 16:12:46 UTC 2016

I would go with your way.  Only consideration is if the server to be
retired is the CA for the tree.  If it is things could be more complex.  If
it's not you are golden.


On Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 9:59 AM, Joe Acquisto-j4 <joea at j4computers.com>

> Planning to virtualize an eDirectory server and leave it as the sole
> replica for an existing tree.
> One line of thinking (mine) is to create a VM with edirectory, add a
> replica, let things settle, promote it, then remove the retiring servers in
> orderly fashion.
> Another line of thinking (management) is to use P2V tools (just because, I
> guess), and retire the source and others as is prudent.
> Seem to me my ways is the cleanest and least likely to introduce
> strangeness.
> Opinions?
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