4.2 Prerequisites

IMPORTANT:Check the currently installed Novell and Third Party applications to determine if eDirectory 8.8 is supported before upgrading your existing eDirectory environment. You can find out the current status for Novell products in the TID 7003446 It is also highly recommended to back up eDirectory prior to any upgrades.

Configuring Static IP Address

Static IP address must be configured on the server for the eDirectory to perform efficiently. Configuring eDirectory on the servers with DHCP address can lead to unpredictable results.