9.5 Validating the Schema Update

When the schema level is updated from AD 2003 to AD 2012, of new objects and attribute definitions are added. In the following example, a sample attribute msds-SupportedEncryptionTypes is used for validating the schema update. For comparison you can use another DSfW server as a reference server which is at AD2003 level.

  1. On updating to AD 2012, the attribute msds-SupportedEncryptionTypes is available in the /var/opt/novell/eDirectory/schema.log file.

  2. Verify all the services are running by using the command #xadcntrl status.

  3. Log in to iManager using the domain or eDirectory credential.

  4. Click Roles & Tasks > Schema > Attribute Information.

    The following new attributes are added in the domain:

    • msds-SupportedEncryptionTypes

    • msds-PasswordComplexityEnabled

    • msds-PasswordHistoryLength

    • msds-PasswordRevEncEnabled

    • msds-PasswordSettingsPrecedence

    These attributes are not available in the schema of AD 2003 server.

  5. Export the schema on the server by using the command:

    # ldapsearch -b cn=schema -s base -x -o ldif-wrap=200 >/tmp/after-schema-upgrade.

  6. Verify the dump file after-schema-upgrade for new attributes. These attributes are not available in the schema dump of the reference server.