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fixed

Thanks. I've heard about these 70 days. So each time I start my back-up system 
with the tapes saved on my V5R3 production system, I will have 70 days to work 
with. That could help.

Regards.
Jean-Claude

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Envoyé : lundi 25 octobre 2004 10:23
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Objet : RE: Version change


Jean Claude
 
You will need new keys.
Keys are Serialnumber, processortype bound!
Upgrading from V4R5 directly to V5R3 is not possible, you are only allowed to 
skip 1 release
V4R5 to V5R2  and then to V5R3
You don't need keys for V5R2 because you have 70 days tot get the keys and 
before that time you will upgrade to V5R3 for which you will also have 70 days 
to get the keys, without the keys is will stop working after 70 days.
 
Met vriendelijke groet, / best regards
 
Eduard van den Braken
Technisch Consultant AS WebSphere C&I - iSeries
Inter Access B.V.
 
E-mail: eduard.van.den.braken@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
Tel: 035 - 68 88 400
Fax: 035 - 68 88 444
Marathon 5, 1213 PC  Hilversum
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Bezoek onze website: www.interaccess.nl 
 

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Van: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx namens MITTELHEISSER Jean Claude
Verzonden: ma 25-10-2004 9:36
Aan: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Onderwerp: Version change



Hi all,

I would like to upgrade the version of my 820 from V4R5 to V5R3 to use it as 
back-up of a 520 and to test some softs. IBM told us it will cost near to 60000 
euros, that means more than to buy a new 520. OK, 820 is a P20 machine and 520 
is a P10 one. We didn't even ask what it will cost to upgrade our 830 which is 
a P30 machine. It's like IBM wants us to change all our material...

I have never done a system upgrade. Is it true that we need a special key to 
upgrade ? Does it mean software key is related to the machine id and to the 
version ? No matter if I have no maintenance on it. Isn't it possible to use 
the V4R5 key when loading a V5R3 from CD's ?

Thanks.
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