If you have OV/400 I would removed everyone from Office prior to removing OV/400. Otherwise you'll have he!! to pay the first time you go to delete a user profile who was previously enrolled in office and office is no longer on the system. There is a workaround but until we figured that one out we could not delete user profiles. Curious, if one of these LPP's is Domino, and you remove that, then does it blast certain directory entries in the IFS that contain the list of servers, etc? Are there any LPP's that might have similar IFS or other type entries? Rob Berendt -- Group Dekko Services, LLC Dept 01.073 PO Box 2000 Dock 108 6928N 400E Kendallville, IN 46755 http://www.dekko.com Al Barsa <barsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent by: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx 10/08/2004 10:17 AM Please respond to Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> To Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> cc Fax to Subject Re: OS 400 upgrade This requires a two step upgrade. What I would do is as follows: 1. DSPSFWRSC *PRINT to determine which LPPs you have on V4R5. 2. Determine what are the correct LPPs for V5R3. IBM keeps changing their names and designations to insure that they never get any name recognition. 3. Double check that you have no improperly coded trigger programs. The best way to see which files have triggers is to do DSPFD to an output file, and query the output file. 4. De-install all LPPs on the system except for QGPL and QUSRSYS. This will save you time in the long run. When I de-install lots of LPPs, I submit batch jobs multi-threaded to do this in parallel. 5. Get the latest CDs for V5R2, and install LIC, OS/400, QGPL and QUSRSYS. Skip any PTF's unless required. There is 1 PTF that you will need for V5R3 that comes with the V5R3 media, so put that on. 6. Immediately install V5R3, and all required LPPs. Do not say "Install All", because it will. Tick off the LPPs that you want. You will have to hang around during the LPP installs to "Accept License Agreements". This is new for V5R3, so you may want to read up on it. You cannot "Accept the License Agreements" in advance (preferred method) for the LPPs, because they weren't there. 7 Install PTFs and go. It will be a long day. I just did a V4R4 to V5R2 using comparable methodology, and it took 12 hours on a 720. Based on speed of processor, it could take longer, because of "Accepting the License Agreements". Al Al Barsa, Jr. Barsa Consulting Group, LLC 400>390 "i" comes before "p", "x" and "z" e gads Our system's had more names than Elizabeth Taylor! 914-251-1234 914-251-9406 fax http://www.barsaconsulting.com http://www.taatool.com http://www.as400connection.com "Condon, Mike" <M1C@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent by: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx 10/08/2004 10:49 AM Please respond to Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> To "'Midrange Systems Technical Discussion'" <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> cc Subject OS 400 upgrade Is an upgrade from OS400 v4r5 to v5r3 a one step process, or does it require an intermediate upgrade, for example v4r5->v5r1->v5r3? -- This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l. -- This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.
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