Note Additional CiscoWorks Classic features may be provided by other CiscoWorks applications. To find information on migration for other application suites, refer to the migration section in the user guide for a specific CiscoWorks suite.
When replacing CiscoWorks Classic with CiscoWorks, consider that the CiscoWorks Server does not provide data migration from CiscoWorks Classic (see Table A-1).
Table A-1 CiscoWorks Data Migration
You can perform autoinstall manually, as described in IOS documentation.
Device Views provide equivalent functionality.
User- and application-level security
Security data is not migrated.
Identifying Fully Transitioned Features
Table A-2 shows the CiscoWorks features that are fully transitioned to the CiscoWorks Server.
Table A-2 Fully Transitioned Features
CiscoWorks Server Feature
Allows keyword and full-text searches.
Context-sensitive online help allows keyword, full-text, index and search.
cw_backup and cw_recover
Backs up and restores CiscoWorks database.
Backs up database from navigation tree and restores from command-line scripts.
Performs single generic login and logout.
Administrative login and logout and a five-level user security system.
Displays CiscoWorks daemon status and start or stop processes.
Provides start and stop process options, and process status details.
GUI for starting CiscoWorks applications.
Identifying Partially Transitioned Features
Table A-3 shows the CiscoWorks features that are partially transitioned to the CiscoWorks Server. Partially migrated means that only some CiscoWorks functions are provided by the CiscoWorks Server.
Table A-3 Partially Transitioned Features
CiscoWorks Feature Description
CiscoWorks Server Feature
Device- and Application-Level Security
Allows all application- and user-based security to be applied to groups of devices.
Uses a five-level security model that addresses application-level security on a user-role basis. CiscoWorks does not provide device-level security.
Security Manager (SA Password)
Authorizes users and defines capabilities.
Provides user access to CiscoWorks and its functions, based on five user groups.
Identifying Non-Transitioned Features
Table A-4 shows CiscoWorks features that are not transitioned to the CiscoWorks Server.
Table A-4 Non Transitioned Features
Provides TACACS server to manage user access.
•The XTACACS protocol is replaced with the TACACS+ protocol.
•The commercial version of TACACS+ is CiscoSecure. CiscoSecure's scripts will convert XTACACS data files to XTACACS+ data files. For information about CiscoSecure, refer to the following URL: