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Preparing Migration 8.14 - Upgrade Guide

Step 3a. Upgrade the Directory Synchronization Agents

Step 3a. Upgrade the Directory Synchronization Agents

The procedure for upgrading a Directory Synchronization Agent depends on whether terminal services are enabled or disabled on the computer running the agent. Choose the appropriate procedure below.

Upgrading Directory Synchronization Agents

To upgrade Directory Synchronization Agents complete the following steps:

  1. On the computer on which the Directory Synchronization Agent is installed, run autorun.exe from the Migration Manager 8.14 CD.
  2. On the Install tab, click Migration Manager—Directory Synchronization Agent.
  3. Follow the setup wizard to upgrade the agent.
  4. Repeat steps 1–3 for each Directory Synchronization Agent computer.

Upgrading Directory Synchronization Agents in case Remote Desktop (terminal services) is enabled on the computer

If terminal services are enabled on the computers on which Directory Synchronization Agents are installed you can use alternative method to upgrade Directory Synchronization Agents:

  1. In the Migration Manager console, from the Project menu, select Agent Manager.
  2. In Agent Manager, from the Action menu, select Install.
  3. In the dialog box, specify the Directory Synchronization Agent computer name.
  4. In the Remote Desktop window, specify your credentials and log in.
  5. Follow the setup wizard to upgrade the agent.
  6. Repeat steps 2–5 for each Directory Synchronization Agent computer.

Step 3b. Upgrade the Directory Migration Agents

Step 3b. Upgrade the Directory Migration Agents

To upgrade Directory Migration Agent

  1. Start the Migration Manager for Active Directory (Microsoft Office 365) console.
  2. In the console, select the Directory Migration root node and then click the Agents tab in the right pane.
  3. Right-click the agent from the list and select Upgrade Agents.

Step 4. Upgrade Resource Updating Manager

The process for upgrading Resource Updating Manager consists of two major steps:

  1. Upgrade all instances of standalone Resource Updating Manager console.
  2. Upgrade the Resource Updating Agents on the processed computers to the latest version.

Step 4a. Upgrade standalone Resource Updating Manager console

Step 4a. Upgrade the standalone Resource Updating Manager console

If you upgrade the Migration Manager console (as described in Step 2. Upgrade Migration Manager on the Console Machine earlier in this document) you need to update all instances of standalone Resource Updating Manager console, if any. In case there are no instances of standalone Resource Updating Manager console proceed to Step 4b. Upgrade the Resource Updating Agents.

To upgrade the Resource Updating Manager console on all computers where it is installed, complete the following steps:

  1. Select Tools | Create Resource Updating Manager setup on the computer where Migration Manager console is installed to create preconfigured msi-based setup package of Resource Updating Manager console. For more details see Using Preconfigured Resource Updating Manager section of Migration Manager for Active Directory Resource Processing Guide.

  2. In the computer where Resource Updating Manager console is installed close it in case it is running.
  3. Deploy preconfigured Resource Updating Manager msi-based setup on this computer. All settings will be kept, all services will be stopped and then restarted.
  4. Upgrade Resource Updating agents configured for this console as specified in Step 4b. Upgrade the Resource Updating Agents.
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