Supported upgrade paths for Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 6.0 on AIX

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Supported upgrade paths for Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 6.0 on AIX

Table: AIX upgrades using the script- or Web-based installer describes upgrading to 6.0 on AIX.

Table: AIX upgrades using the script- or Web-based installer

Veritas software version

AIX 5.2

AIX 5.3

AIX 6.1

AIX 7.1

4.0

4.0 MPx

5.0

Upgrade the operating system to AIX 5.3 TL7 with SP2 or later - do not upgrade to AIX 6.1 or 7.1. Upgrade your Veritas product to 5.0 MP3RP1. Then upgrade the operating system to AIX 6.1 TL5 or later - do not upgrade to 7.1. Use the installer to upgrade your Veritas product to 6.0.

Then, upgrade the operating system to AIX 7.1 if you want to use your Veritas product on AIX 7.1.

Upgrade the operating system to AIX 5.3 TL7 with SP2 or later - do not upgrade to AIX 6.1 or 7.1. Upgrade your Veritas product to 5.0 MP3RP1. Then upgrade the operating system to AIX 6.1 TL5 or later - do not upgrade to 7.1. Use the installer to upgrade your Veritas product to 6.0.

Then, upgrade the operating system to AIX 7.1 if you want to use your Veritas product on AIX 7.1.

N/A

N/A

5.0 MP1

Upgrade the operating system to AIX 5.3 TL7 with SP2 or later - do not upgrade to AIX 6.1 or 7.1. Upgrade your Veritas product to 5.0 MP3RP1. Then upgrade the operating system to AIX 6.1 TL5 or later - do not upgrade to 7.1. Use the installer to upgrade your Veritas product to 6.0.

Then, upgrade the operating system to AIX 7.1 if you want to use your Veritas product on AIX 7.1.

Upgrade the operating system to AIX 5.3 TL7 with SP2 or later - do not upgrade to AIX 6.1 or 7.1. Upgrade your Veritas product to 5.0 MP3RP1. Then upgrade the operating system to AIX 6.1 TL5 or later - do not upgrade to 7.1. Use the installer to upgrade your Veritas product to 6.0.

Then, upgrade the operating system to AIX 7.1 if you want to use your Veritas product on AIX 7.1.

Upgrade the operating system to AIX 6.1 TL0 with SP4 or later - do not upgrade to AIX 6.1 TL2 or 7.1. Upgrade your Veritas product to 5.0 MP3RP1. Upgrade the operating system to AIX 6.1 TL5 or later - do not upgrade to AIX 7.1. Then use the installer to upgrade to your Veritas product to 6.0.

Then, upgrade the operating system to AIX 7.1 if you want to use your Veritas product on AIX 7.1.

N/A

5.0 MP3

5.0 MP3 RPx

N/A

If your Veritas product version is 5.0MP3, upgrade your Veritas product to 5.0MP3RP1.

Upgrade the operating system to AIX 6.1 TL5 or later - do not upgrade to AIX 7.1. Then use the installer to upgrade your Veritas product to 6.0.

Then, upgrade the operating system to AIX 7.1 if you want to use your Veritas product on AIX 7.1.

If your Veritas product version is 5.0MP3, upgrade your Veritas product to 5.0MP3RP1.

Upgrade the operating system to AIX 6.1 TL5 or later - do not upgrade to AIX 7.1. Then use the installer to upgrade your Veritas product to 6.0.

Then, upgrade the operating system to AIX 7.1 if you want to use your Veritas product on AIX 7.1.

N/A

5.1

5.1 RPx

5.1 SP1

5.1 SP1 RPx

N/A

Upgrade the operating system to AIX 6.1 TL5 or later - do not upgrade to AIX 7.1. Then use the installer to upgrade your Veritas product to 6.0.

Then, upgrade the operating system to AIX 7.1 if you want to use your Veritas product on AIX 7.1.

Upgrade the operating system to AIX 6.1 TL5 or later - do not upgrade to AIX 7.1. Then use the installer to upgrade your Veritas product to 6.0.

Then, upgrade the operating system to AIX 7.1 if you want to use your Veritas product on AIX 7.1.

N/A

5.1 SP1 PR1

N/A

N/A

N/A

Use the installer to upgrade your Veritas product to 6.0.

No Veritas product

N/A

N/A

Upgrade the operating system to AIX 6.1 TL5 or later. Use the installer to install the 6.0 version of your Veritas product.

Use the installer to install the 6.0 version of your Veritas product.


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