I'd be willing to venture that a lot of people have. However, you'd
better darn well make sure you read and understand both the
V6R1 Memo to Users
V7R1 Memo to Users
Not only the MAJOR anzobjcvn concern, but the other concerns noted.
My personal preference is to upgrade the old server from V5R4 to 7.1 first
and then load that on to the new server. Now, your old server may not
support 7.1 but there's charts to check. It will add some time to the
process. I'd do that one weekend and the hardware swap another. As 7.1's
been out for a few years now you have had the time...
-- IBM Certified System Administrator - IBM i 6.1 Group Dekko Dept 1600 Mail to: 2505 Dekko Drive Garrett, IN 46738 Ship to: Dock 108 6928N 400E Kendallville, IN 46755 http://www.dekko.com From: Billy Waters <bwaters@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: "midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx" <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Date: 10/31/2012 12:00 PM Subject: V5r4 Upgrade Sent by: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx We are in the planning stage of migrating from V5r4 to V7.x loaded to a new server. Is anyone willing to share their time line related to testing this process? My boss is under the impression we can do this "cutover" over the weekend without any prior testing on the new server / OS. Thanks in advance for your assistance. Billy Waters
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