Using xBrowse to Replace Server References
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01 May 2002
The Replace Server References feature of xBrowse is used before deleting a server object from the tree, which you intend to re-install. After following the steps below and whatever TIDs you find on the subject, the references will be placed on a temporary/dummy object. These references can then be copied back to the new re-installed server object using the NWCONFIG utility.
Menu: Tree - Open New Tree | Specify Tree
Enter the IP address of any one of the servers in the tree. The server you are currently connected to is displayed on the window title bar.
Menu: Tree - Global Login. Login to the tree in the format:
Don't use the dot format and the treename is not required.
Using the xBrowse interface, treewalk to the server that you want to copy the references from (onto another object).
Right-click on that server, and select the menu option "Replace Server References."
On the Replace References form, enter the Temporary/Dummy object FDN (Fully Distinguished Name) in slash format:
You can leave out the object type (Typeless name).
This will generate a report with only two lines, which looks like it has not done anything.
If there are any errors, you'll see them in the report. If you see -634 errors, then the Temporary/Dummy object name is not a valid object. This probably means that the format or context you used in incorrect.
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