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Re: Upgrade to NetView v5.1 and Security

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Subject: Re: Upgrade to NetView v5.1 and Security
From: Jon Needes <jon.needes@ATS.UK.EDS.COM>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 1999 15:40:14 +0100
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"Radcliffe Jr, Arthur W" wrote:

> If I understand the situation right,
> try
> Copying the Group Profiles  from direcotries:
> /usr/OV.back.v4r1/security/C/Domains to  /usr/OV/security/C/Domains.
> That is what I did, and it worked fine for us.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Shanks [mailto:James_Shanks@TIVOLI.COM]
> Sent: Friday, June 18, 1999 8:53 AM
> Subject: Re: Upgrade to NetView v5.1 and Security
> Unfortunately, this was not discovered until 5.1 shipped, so the migration
> fix is in 5.1.1(I believe) , a sort of catch-22.
> I don't know if you can copy the files and make that work but I think it is
> worth a try.    If it fails, you can always turn security off anf then
> rebuild it.
> James Shanks
> Tivoli (NetView for UNIX) L3 Support
> Ken Freeman <Ken.Freeman@WOOLWICH.CO.UK> on 06/18/99 08:06:10 AM
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> Now that I have managed to complete the upgrade to v5.1.1 I have found that
> the Security set-up I had for v4 has not been migrated. Is this correct and
> do I have to go through the nvsec_admin process to rebuild it or can I copy
> the files/directories from the v4 migration backups?
> Thanks for any assistance
> Ken Freeman
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I agree that copying Domains seems to work. We are not at 5.1.1 yet but I
guess you may find some new entries on the NetView menu bar which you want to
remove. Everything is enabled by default and it is up to you to remove access
on a group by group basis.

Jon Needes
EDS, Hook, UK

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