Best Practice on upgrading TSM for MS SharePoint 5.4.5 to TSM for MS Sharepoint 6.1.3

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The software architecture of TSM for SharePoint 6.x is different from TSM for SharePoint 5.x.

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If customers are currently running TSM for SharePoint5.x and want to upgrade to TSM for SharePoint v6.x, it is recommended and the safest to run both versions in parallel until the data on TSM for SharePoint5.x has expired. This allows you access to all data. The attached document outlines how to have versions 5 and 6 co-exist in an environment.


IBM TSM for SharePoint v5 + v6 Co-Existing .doc IBM TSM for SharePoint v5 + v6 Co-Existing .doc

If you insist on upgrading, please follow the instructions below. Again, it is safest to run both versions in parallel until the data on TSM for SharePoint5.x expires.

Step 1: Upgrade TSM for SharePoint v5.x to TSM for SharePoint v6.1.0
Download the TSM for SharePoint v6.1.0 image from Passport Advantage, and refer to the release notes as below.


Follow the User guide and the Upgrade Guide to upgrade TSM for SharePoint v5.x to TSM for SharePoint v6.1.0.

Step 2: Upgrade TSM for SharePoint v6.1.0 to TSM for SharePoint v6.1.2 Manager
Download the DocAve Manager Patch to the server which you have installed DocAve Manager from the below site.

Note: Do not unzip or rename the file.

1. From DocAve GUI -> Control Panel -> License Management -> Patch Manager
2. Browse for the .zip file and load it as Server patch.
3. Apply the patch.

Step 3: Upgrade TSM for SharePoint v6.1.2 to TSM for SharePoint v6.1.3 Manager
Download the DocAve Manager Patch to the server which you have installed DocAve Manager from the below site.

Note: Do not unzip or rename the file.

1. From DocAve GUI -> Control Panel -> License Management -> Patch Manager
2. Browse for the .zip file and load it as Server patch.
3. Apply the patch.

Step 4: After the TSM for SharePoint Manager is upgraded successfully. Uninstall TSM for SharePoint 5.x Agent and install TSM for SharePoint 6.1.3 Agent directly.

Agent
Download the TSM for SharePoint v6.1.3 (DocAve 5.5.3.1) Agent full installation package to the server which you have installed TSM for SharePoint Agent from the below site.
1. Uninstall the TSM for SharePoint agent.
2. Unzip the Agent installation package.
3. Run "Setup".
4. Configure the agent to the TSM for SharePoint Managers.

NOTE: After the above actions, re-login to the TSM for SharePoint GUI and allow a minute or two while the services restart after the upgrade.

Log back in to TSM for SharePoint and check if the agents and servers were correctly upgraded to TSM for SharePoint v6.1.3.

For Agents: go to control panel>agent services>agent monitor
For Manager: go to control panel>manager services>manager monitor

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More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager for Microsoft SharePoint

Software version:

All Versions

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1496367

Modified date:

2013-03-11

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