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

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

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

Table: Solaris SPARC upgrades using the script- or Web-based installer

Veritas software versions

Solaris 8 or older

Solaris 9

Solaris 10

3.5

3.5 MP4

4.0

4.0 MP1

4.0 MP2

Upgrade the operating system to at least Solaris 10, then upgrade product to 5.0 MP3. Upgrade to 6.0 using the installer script.

Upgrade the operating system to at least Solaris 10, then upgrade product to 5.0 MP3. Upgrade to 6.0 using the installer script.

N/A

4.1

4.1 MP1

4.1 MP2

5.0

5.0 MP1

Upgrade the operating system to at least Solaris 10, then upgrade product to 5.0 MP3. Upgrade to 6.0 using the installer script.

Upgrade the operating system to at least Solaris 10, then upgrade product to 5.0MP3. Upgrade to 6.0 using the installer script.

Upgrade the product to 5.0 MP3. Upgrade to 6.0 using the installer script.

5.0 MP3

5.0 MP3 RPx

Upgrade the operating system to at least Solaris 10. Upgrade to 6.0 using the installer script.

Upgrade operating system to at least Solaris 10. Upgrade to 6.0 using the installer script.

Upgrade directly to 6.0 using the installer script.

5.1

5.1 RPx

5.1 SP1

5.1 SP1 RPx

N/A

Upgrade the operating system to at least Solaris 10. Upgrade to 6.0 using the installer script.

Upgrade directly to 6.0 using the installer script.

Table: Solaris x64 upgrades using the script- or Web-based installer describes upgrading to 6.0 on Solaris x64.

Table: Solaris x64 upgrades using the script- or Web-based installer

Veritas software versions

Solaris 10

4.1

4.1 Phase 2

Upgrade to 5.0 MP3. Upgrade to 6.0 using the installer script.

5.0

5.0 MP3

5.0 MP3 RPx

Upgrade to 5.0 MP3. Upgrade to 6.0 using the installer script.

5.1

5.1 RPx

5.1 SP1*

5.1 SP1 RPx

Use the installer to upgrade to 6.0.

* When you upgrade to 6.0 from 5.1 SP1 using the Web-based installer, you must first upgrade to 5.1 SP1 RP1 if you want the installer to create a backup of the boot disk. You can upgrade directly to 6.0 from 5.1 SP1 if you do not want the installer to create a backup of the boot disk.

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