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Change Parent server form Novell server to windows 2000

Change Parent server form Novell server to windows 2000

Change Parent server form Novell server to windows 2000


Presently all the NAV clients (7.51) are connected to our NAV server (ver 7.6) which is a Novell 4.11 box. I have to change the parent server on all these clients from this Novell box to a new Windows 2000 server. Symantec site tell me how to change a parent server from one windows Server to another for all the clients (by making some registry changes).

Can someone tell me how do I achieve the above. Thanks in advance.

Viju Mathai

RE: Change Parent server form Novell server to windows 2000


Search Symantec site for instructions on using the GRC.DAT method.

As I remember, you simple copy the GRC.DAT from the new server to:

Program Files\Norton AntiVirus (on Win9x clients)
Some other folder on NT/2000 clients.

Take the GRC.DAT from the new 2000 server. It should be found at \\SERVER\VPHOME from the network or C:\PROGRAM FILES\NAV localy on the server.

When you put the file in the correct folder, you'll see it deleted after a short time (less then few minutes), and the client now goes to the new parent server.


Yizhar Hurwitz

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