Sorry, The old servers fro Network "A" will be shut down when the
Network "B" is up and running.

Andy Konecny wrote:
> In article <3EB144EC.9070101@bellsouth.net>, Charles Redfearn wrote:


>
>>Network "A" 4 servers; PHN-GPS-01, PHN-GPS-02, PHN-IMAX, & PHN-ENX.


>>Network "B" 3 servers; PHN-GPS-01, PHN-IMAX, & PHN-ENX.
>>

>
> Same names? Hopefully not at the same time, but from your message

sounds
> like you already have the new system built. That's a recipe for

problems
> right there even if they are different versions.
>
> If you need/want to keep the same server names, the preferred method

would
> be to use either the Migration Wizard or the Server Consolidation

Tool.
>
> for the remote offices to connect to the NetWare 4.11 systems, the

routes
> through you ISP must be carrying IPX or someone has had the 'fun' of


> configuring NetWare/IP. Knowing which is in use will help on the

move
> forward.
>
> Are you changing the lines from the remote sites or are they staying

the
> same?
>
>
>
>>So my questions are:
>>How do I get the N6 servers to advertise their existence?

>
> Either via IPX SAPs in which you will have a problem because of

conflicts
> with the old servers, or via SLP which does not automatically flow

over
> routers (either tell the routers the right helper addressing or

configure
> a SLPDA and tell the workstations about it)
>
>
>>Do I have to set up SLP?

>
> Very likely
>
>
>>Do I need to set up VPNs?

>
> Depends, are those ISP links shared or already private?
> IPX doesn't tend to work via most VPN's. So far I've only seen IPX

work
> over BorderManager's VPNs
>
>
>>Would getting my servers put into the DNS record of my ISP do the

trick?
>
> No, not that there isn't any value, but I wouldn't jump on that

without
> really thinking the security implications of that.
>
>
>>What else am I forgetting?

>
> Probably tonnes but that is hard to catch in this context. You

could
> probably really benefit from at least a day's worth of consulting

time
> with someone such as myself who has done these migrations before to

get
> you on the right track. Check your local Novell office for a good > integrator near you. If you were closer I'd have my hand up, but

your
> border guards just don't like letting us 'foreigners' come work in

your
> country ;)
>
>
> Andy Konecny
> Ainsworth Inc. in Toronto (a few elderly folks get a little flue

and
> everyone panics, where few is less than the # of people killed in

car
> accidents)
> [sometimes being certifiable is more fun than being certified :]
>