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HP OpenVMS Version 8.4 Upgrade and Installation Manual > Chapter 5 Preparing to Upgrade in an OpenVMS Cluster Environment

5.1 Preupgrade Tasks for OpenVMS Cluster Environments

NOTE: Be sure you have performed the preupgrade tasks described in Chapter 4 before you upgrade your OpenVMS Cluster system.

Use the checklist in Table 5-1 to ensure that you perform all necessary tasks prior to upgrading your system in an OpenVMS Cluster environment.

Table 5-1 Preupgrade Checklist for OpenVMS Cluster Environments

Review relevant OpenVMS operating system and OpenVMS Cluster documentation. Section 5.2
Familiarize yourself with mixed-version, mixed-architecture, and migration support in OpenVMS Cluster systems.Section 5.3
If you are adding a new OpenVMS computer system to an existing OpenVMS Cluster, choose one of two options for upgrading.Section 5.4

Perform the preliminary tasks required for the type of upgrade:

  • Concurrent upgrade

  • Rolling upgrade

Section 5.5:

Begin the upgrade.Chapter 6