Upgrade paths to Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows 5.1 SP2

Problem

The correct upgrade path for Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows (SFW) and Veritas Storage Foundation HA for Windows (SFW-HA) 5.1 SP2 depends on the product that is currently installed.

Solution

To determine which product is currently installed, use the information found in this technote: www.symantec.com/docs/TECH24718

All documentation for 5.1 SP2, including the "Installation and Upgrade Guide," can be found here: sort.symantec.com/documents/doc_details/sfha/5.1%20SP2/Windows/ProductGuides/

  

For SFW or SFW-HA 5.0 RP1a, 5.0 RP2, 5.1 GA or 5.1 SP1:

These versions support direct upgrades to 5.1 SP2.

 

For SFW or SFW-HA 5.0 GA, 5.0 RP1:

A direct upgrade to 5.1 SP2 is not possible. As a workaround, upgrade to 5.1 and then install SP2, or simply uninstall the product and install 5.1 SP2.

Note: 5.0 RP1 and RP1a are distinct products. RP1 was replaced by RP1a shortly after release and is rarely used today.

 

For SFW or SFW-HA 4.3 GA, MP1, or MP2:

A direct upgrade to 5.1 SP2 is not possible. As a workaround, upgrade to 5.1 and then install SP2, or simply uninstall the product and install 5.1 SP2.

  


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