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eeffuser
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Setting up EPO 5 Test Server on same domain as production EPO 4.6

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We would like to test EPO 5 beta and such on the same domain that already has a production EPO 4.6 server. Is it "safe" to install it on the same domain? We do not want to push out the beta agents other than to test workstations, nor interfere with our production epo.

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alexn
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Re: Setting up EPO 5 Test Server on same domain as production EPO 4.6

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In My Production environment I have LDAP authentication, but in ePO 5.0 beta I just manaually managed five test machines.YEs, Any workststion would not get beta agent unless you set a client task, plus migrate or transfer that system from 4.6 to 5.0.With this you also have to transfer Agent to server communication keys as well, So no worries. You can freely Test epo 5.0 beta with some test machines.

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alexn
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Re: Setting up EPO 5 Test Server on same domain as production EPO 4.6

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Hi,

I am doing the same thing and everything is going perfect. I found ePO 5.0 with sql exp 2008 far better and easy to navigate.Now i am just waiting for final release.

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eeffuser
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Re: Setting up EPO 5 Test Server on same domain as production EPO 4.6

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Did you still do LDAP authentication or did you just manually populate a group of test systems in the system tree. I assume that no workstation would get the beta agent unless a client task is set or if done manually. Thanks for the feedback.

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alexn
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Re: Setting up EPO 5 Test Server on same domain as production EPO 4.6

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In My Production environment I have LDAP authentication, but in ePO 5.0 beta I just manaually managed five test machines.YEs, Any workststion would not get beta agent unless you set a client task, plus migrate or transfer that system from 4.6 to 5.0.With this you also have to transfer Agent to server communication keys as well, So no worries. You can freely Test epo 5.0 beta with some test machines.

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