Re: Migration from Dec-Unix to COMPAQ Tru64 UNIX 5.0 -Reply
I upgraded to Compaq unix V5 running Tivoli 5.1 and it worked fine.
However you are correct you cannot re-install the product on V5. When I
had to do a reinstall I had to go back to V4.1 first.
>>> James Shanks <James_Shanks AT TIVOLI DOT COM> 2/December/1999
Well, I don't know what will happen if you migrate (that is, change the
operating system while leaving the installed products in place) an
with NetView already installed. But currently the Framework will not
COMPAQ Tru64 UNIX 5.0, or so they tell me, so NetView won't either.
run if already installed? No one knows.
The NetView Verification unit won't even attempt to test NetView on the
until Framework will install on it. So there is no one who can answer
question at this time. I wasn't even aware that COMPAQ Tru64 UNIX 5.0
available in production yet, but I don't keep up on these things. I am sorry
say that is one of the hazards you face on what Tivoli calls a "Tier 2"
operating system. Support is not available for them as quickly as for
If I hear that this has changed I will certainly post it here, but for now,
are limited to the Version 4 of Digital UNIX, as our documentation states.
Tivoli (NetView for UNIX) L3 Support
"Rauwers, Laurens" <rauwers AT HITT DOT NL> on 12/01/99 09:31:41 AM
Please respond to Discussion of IBM NetView and POLYCENTER
Manager on NetView
<NV-L AT UCSBVM.UCSB DOT EDU>
To: NV-L AT UCSBVM.UCSB DOT EDU
cc: (bcc: James Shanks/Tivoli Systems)
Subject: Migration from Dec-Unix to COMPAQ Tru64 UNIX 5.0
Somewhere next year(which can be very soon) we will migrate to
Are there any consequences for NetView? At this moment we are using
5.1.2 and TME10 3.6.
Thanks in advance.
Holland Institute of Traffic Technology
e-mail: rauwers AT hitt DOT nl