• Subject: Re: MIDRANGE-L Digest V3 #907
  • From: "Mike Silvers" <msilvers@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 12:59:54 -0500
  • Organization: Hainey Business Systems

We just installed V4R5 on one of our 400's.  It still supports V3R2.

Mike


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Mike Silvers
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----- Original Message -----
From: Jim Langston <jimlangston@conexfreight.com>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 22, 2000 12:05 PM
Subject: Re: MIDRANGE-L Digest V3 #907


> Is V4R5 still able to save to V3R2 ?  I know V4R4 will save to prior
> release V3R2 even though it won't save to V3R7.  And so will V3R7.
> Save objects on both systems to V3R2 and you should have no problems
> with that portion.
>
> I've also had no problem with creating remote data queues.  They work
> fine between V3R7 and V4R4.  I don't think that would change at V4R5.
>
> Is V4R5 going to loose prior release *V3R2M0 ?  If so, that can be a
> big problem (V3R2 was the last CISC version).
>
> Regards,
>
> Jim Langston
>
> From: owner-midrange-l@midrange.com
> [mailto:owner-midrange-l@midrange.com]On Behalf Of KirkG@PacInfoSys.com
> Sent: Tuesday, November 21, 2000 6:10 PM
> To: midrange-l@midrange.com
> Subject: V3R7 to V4R5 Data Sharing
>
>
> We have a client V3R7 on  a 500. No SW Subscription and a cost of
> something like $58k to get current. This 500 and it's function will most
> likely go away in a year or so.
>
> They are buying a new 820 and will need to #1 migrate a large amount
> (30+gb) of data and programs to the new 820. Once the 820 is up then maybe
> 250-500mb of data will need to be transferred daily both ways.
>
> I know the official line is 4.5 won't support below 4.2 or 4.3 I forget. I
> know we can't use save files to go 4.5 to 3.7. So here are some questions
>
> #1 Will 4.5 read save tapes from 3.7?
> #2 Will 4.5 read SaveFiles from 3.7?
>
> #3 If a PF is created and populated on 3.7 on the 500 and the file is
> created and empty on 4.5 on the 820, can we FTP that file to the 820?
> #4 How about #3 above but create on 4.5 and ftp to 3.7?
>
> #5 Can we get DDM to work between these 2 systems or are they too far
> apart OS wise?
>
> #6 Other options?
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