Before you can run the name conversion utility, you need to perform the following tasks:
About this task
You do not need to use the name conversion utility if you add
new users or groups to directory. Use the name conversion utility only if you change
user names or group names that exist in the directory.
Parent topic: Changing names as needed
Next topic: Running the name conversion utility
1. Creating a comma separated value file
A comma-separated value (CSV) file created in a text editor provides the name conversion utility with the information it needs to make a name change to user contact, privacy, and alert-me-when lists. The CSV file includes the type of change and typically provides details such as the old name and the new name, and optionally, the display name.
2. Creating a Name Change task
Create a name change task on the IBM Sametime