About This Guide

This publication documents administrative troubleshooting for the Data Migration Facility (DMF), release 2.6.3, on SGI systems running the IRIX operating system 6.4.1, 6.5, and later releases.

Related Publications

The following documents contain additional information that may be helpful:

  • DMF Administrator's Guide for IRIX describes DMF configuration and administration.

  • DMF Release and Installation Guide for IRIX Systems contains release-specific information about features and describes how to install DMF.

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