This is a supported configuration as a migration only. To minimize downtime,
VMSclusters support the concept of a rolling upgrade. Successive versions can
interoperate in a migration mode until the rolling upgrade can be completed.
The OpenVMS Alpha V6.2 is a successive version to OpenVMS VAX V5.5-2H4.
From the OpenVMS SPD;
Migration support means that Digital has qualified the two
architectures and versions for use together in configura-
tions that are migrating in a staged fashion to a higher
version of OpenVMS or to Alpha systems. Digital will answer
problem reports submitted about these configurations.
However, in exceptional cases, Digital may recommend that you
move your system to a warranted configuration as part of the
Note that Digital does not support the use of more than two
versions of OpenVMS software in a VMScluster at a time.
Digital recommends that all Alpha and VAX systems in a VMScluster
run the latest version of OpenVMS.