Symantec™ IT Management Suite powered by Altiris™ technology Migration Guide version 6.x to 7.5

Article:DOC5668  |  Created: 2012-06-05  |  Updated: 2013-12-12  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5668
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Symantec™ IT Management Suite powered by Altiris™ technology Migration Guide version 6.x to 7.5

Contents

1. Introducing IT Management Suite migration
About IT Management Suite
About the new features in IT Management Suite 7.5
About IT Management Suite migration
About migrating to IT Management Suite 7.5
Important things to know when migrating from Notification Server 6.x
About the migration methods
About product parity between versions 6.x and 7.5
About reusing existing hardware to migrate
Readiness checklist for IT Management Suite migration
Post-migration checklist for IT Management Suite migration
2. Migrating Symantec Management Platform
Best practices for migrating to Symantec Management Platform 7.5
Migrating from Notification Server 6.x
Backing up the Notification Server Database
Preparing for the migration
About data migration
About data migration when migrating from Notification Server 6.x
About the 6.x data that you must manually migrate to Symantec Management Platform 7.5
About Legacy Agent Communication
About the agent registration after migration from Notification Server 6.x
Creating an agent registration policy
About redirecting sites and agents to Notification Server 7.5
Redirecting managed computers to Symantec Management Platform 7.5
About upgrading package servers
Viewing and managing the agent registration status
Migrating data to Symantec Management Platform 7.5 with the migration wizard
About installing the Symantec Notification Server Migration Wizard
About the data that the migration wizard migrates from Notification Server 6.x
Exporting Notification Server 6.x data to a data store file
Viewing the data in a data store file
Comparing two data store files
About the Store Browser
Importing Notification Server 6.x data from a data store file
Exporting data from a data store file
Migrating managed computers
About the Symantec Management Agent upgrade policies
Upgrading the Altiris Agent and the agent plug-ins
3. Migrating Inventory Solution
Before you migrate Inventory Solution data
About Inventory Solution data migration with Symantec Notification Server Migration Wizard
About manual Inventory Solution data migration
Manually migrating custom inventory script files
Backing up custom inventory script files
Copying custom inventory script files to the Notification Server 7.5 computer
About creating an INI file for custom inventory
Prerequisites for creating a custom inventory software resource package
Creating a software resource with a package and a command line for custom inventory script files
Creating the Quick Delivery task for a custom inventory script file
Creating and configuring a data class
Creating a custom inventory script task
Configuring the custom inventory sample script for Windows
Configuring the custom inventory sample script for UNIX, Linux, and Mac
Migrating Inventory Solution baseline configuration files
Backing up Inventory Solution baseline configuration files
Copying Inventory Solution baseline configuration files to the Notification Server 7.5 computer
Verifying the migration of baseline configuration files
About migrating Inventory for Network Devices
4. Migrating Patch Management Solution
About migrating Patch Management Solution for Windows
About migrating Patch Management Solution for Linux
About migrating Patch Management Solution for Mac
Data that can be migrated from the 6.x version of Patch Management Solution for Windows
5. Migrating Software Delivery to Software Management Solution
Things to know about migrating from 6.x to 7.5
Items that can and items that cannot be migrated from software delivery solutions 6.x
Migrating from Software Delivery Solution 6.x to Software Management Solution 7.5
Migration Wizard objects
About validating Software Package Migration
Promoting migrated Software Packages into the Software Library
Enabling legacy software delivery policies
About migrated Managed Software Delivery sequential tasks
Viewing migrated task server infrastructure software delivery tasks
6. Migrating Deployment Solution
About migration of Deployment Solution 6.9
About reason to migrate to Deployment Solution 7.5
About Deployment Solution 6.9 tasks compared with 7.5 tasks
About import of predefined computers in Deployment Solution 7.5
Installing the Deployment Solution 7.5 agent and plug-in
Uninstalling the Deployment Solution 6.9 agent
Limitations of migrating from Deployment Solution 6.9 to 7.5
Migrating from Deployment Solution 6.9 to 7.5
7. Migrating Monitor Solution
About migrating Monitor Solution
About migrating Monitor Pack for Servers
8. Migrating Out Of Bound Management Component Solution
Out of Band Management Component no longer supported
Symantec Out of Band Remover utility
Using legacy data
9. Migrating Real-Time Console Infrastructure
About Real-Time Console Infrastructure migration to version 7.5
Manually migrating Real-Time Console Infrastructure to version 7.5
About manually migrating Real-Time Console Infrastructure files and settings
How to validate Real-Time Console Infrastructure after the migration
10. Migrating Real-Time System Manager Solution
About Real-Time System Manager migration to version 7.5
Manually migrating Real-Time System Manager to version 7.5
About manually migrating Real-Time System Manager files and settings
How to validate Real-Time System Manager after the migration
11. Migrating Carbon Copy Solution
About migrating from Carbon Copy 6.x
Advantages of using pcAnywhere over Carbon Copy
Before you begin the migration to pcAnywhere Solution 7.5
Migrating from Carbon Copy 6.x to pcAnywhere Solution 7.5
12. Migrating CMDB Solution
About migrating CMDB Solution
13. Migrating Asset Management Solution
About migrating Asset Management Solution
About data migration special cases
Migrating legacy software license items
14. Migrating Barcode Solution
About migrating Barcode Solution
Before you migrate to Barcode Solution 7.5
Synchronizing data from handheld devices to Notification Server
Verifying asset data before loading it into CMDB
Backing up the Barcode Solution default synchronization profile
Migrating to Barcode Solution 7.5
Performing post-migration tasks
15. Migrating Workflow Solution
About migrating Symantec Workflow
16. Migrating Inventory Pack for Servers Solution
About migrating Inventory Pack for Servers
17. Migrating from Helpdesk Solution
About migrating from Helpdesk Solution 6.x
18. Migrating Virtual Machine Management Solution
About migrating Virtual Machine Management data
19. Migrating IT Analytics Solution
About migrating IT Analytics data

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