[ngw] Semi OT - P2V for an edirectory server
joea at j4computers.com
Fri Dec 23 17:25:13 UTC 2016
Since all the physicals will be retired, one of them is bound to be the CA. I had not thought about that.
Still recreating a CA was not too angsty as I recall.
>>> On 12/23/2016 at 11:12 AM, in message
<CAMYRAPMzrNxPxaGomd6NTOEZ3-gK+LwB4RwCpC63ZgKdbQwG9Q at mail.gmail.com>, Joseph
Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
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