Identity Manager 4.0.2 Upgrade and Migration Guide

Novell Identity Manager is a data sharing and synchronization service that enables applications, directories, and databases to share information. It allows you to integrate, manage, and control your distributed identity information so you can securely deliver the right resources to the right people. Novell Identity Manager has long been valued by a wide variety of businesses and other organizations, ranging from small businesses to multinational enterprises.

It is extremely important to take the time to plan an Identity Manager solution, so that it can be effectively implemented in your environment. To create an effective Identity Manager solution for your environment, you first must take time to plan and design the solution. For more information on planning your Identity Manager solution, see Planning in the Identity Manager 4.0.2 Framework Installation Guide.

What This Guide Provides

This guide contains information about how to upgrade or migrate an Identity Manager system.


This guide is intended for administrators, consultants, and network engineers who plan and deploy Identity Manager.

Documentation Updates

For the most recent version of this document, see the Identity Manager Documentation Web site.

Additional Documentation

For additional Identity Manager Drivers documentation, see the Identity Manager Drivers Documentation Web site.

For User Application documentation, see the Identity Manager Roles Based Provisioning Module Documentation Web site.