On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 18:50, Charles Wilt<charles.wilt@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:Here's a 30K foot level process that Al Barsa has suggested in the past
Even if you were to get a new machine, wouldn't the ease of moving
from old-->new when both are at v5r4 mean it would make sense to
upgrade the 270 to v5r4?
Well, there are multiple ways to do this. Our customers systems are
usually well-documented, so it's a lot faster to use the IBM V5R4
preload, move the application, data, user profiles, device
descriptions and done. This usually takes roughly 2-8 hours, depending
on the amount of data the customer has. And even works when the
customer currently has a Model 150 running V4R4.
Much less time than upgrading to V5R3, then to V5R4M5 and THEN doing a
Save 21 & Reload.
But of course if you have messy, undocumented setup it might be faster
to do the OS upgrades and then move everything over to the new
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