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    Incorrect Upgrade Express menu (Target vs. Source)

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 21

    Problem Symptoms:
    Running Upgrade Express to go from v20 to v21....

    Case #1: After successfully running "Install Customer Data" on the v21 Target instance, the util_upgrade menu shows "Upgrade Express Utility ... Source" -- which has no "Run Upgrade Express" option. It should show "Upgrade Express Utility ... Target" which *does* have this option.

    Case #2: The v20 upgrade_util menu has "Upgrade Express Utility ... Target" -- which has no "Export customer data" option. It should show "Upgrade Express Utility ... Source" which *does* have this option.

    Case #1:

    > view /exlibris/aleph/u21_1/alephe/aleph_start


    setenv ALEPH_VERSION 20

    This *should* be:

    setenv ALEPH_VERSION 21 .

    The instructions for Screen 17 in the "Upgrading to Aleph Version 21: Upgrade Express: Actual Run" document for correcting aleph_start were not followed. See Resolution below.

    Case #2:

    The version 20 and version 21 instances are on the same server. The user was connected to the version 21 instance. To get the "Upgrade Express Utility ... Source" menu one needs to be connected to version 20 instance.

    For Case #1:
    <Begin instructions from "Upgrading to Aleph Version 21: Upgrade Express: Actual Run" document, Screen 17: >

    Manually synchronize the new /alephe/aleph_start file with the aleph_start file supplied with the target installation under the utree supplied with the version [saved as alephe.orig]. It is recommended to merge the files by taking the file supplied with the installation and adding local specifications into the new file.

    > cd exlibris/aleph/u21_1/alephe
    > mv aleph_start aleph_start.fromv20
    > cp -p /exlibris/aleph/u21_1/alephe.orig/aleph_start .

    <Change pw_library, usr_library, and z105_library setenv?€™s to local value.>**

    Log out/on to v.21 (or do ?€œsource aleph_start?€?)?€¦.

    aleph@us-alephtrain01(a21_1):~/u21_1/alephe>> source aleph_start

    <End instructions>

    **Note: If set in aleph_start.private, these variables do *not* need to be changed in aleph_start; the aleph_start from alephe.orig can be used as is.**

    For Case #2:
    Connect to the version 20 instance.

    Category: Installation & Upgrades (500)

    Subject: Upgrade Express (500)

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013