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Upgrade WAS ND to ND

Ratan Kumar
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Joined: Jul 19, 2006
Posts: 67

Can somebody who has done this help me with upgrading WAS ND to ND on solaris.

1. What all I need to download? fix pack and the update installer?
2. Can somebody provide me all the steps? as to run the installables from which location. how to backup the current configuration and if any precautions to be taken.

Deepak Pant
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Joined: Feb 13, 2004
Posts: 443
1. Install the Update Installer version 7.x as it will be needed for latest fix packs for v 6.1.x. More details at:

2. Download all the pack files (.pak) that you need to upgrade. If you are not sure then download all.

3. Copy the fix pack files to the maintenance folder under Update Installer install location.

4. Run Update installer and point it to the maintenance folder.

5. You will have to run the update installer multiple times to upgrade WAS, IHS, EJB3 Feature pack, IHS Plugin etc one by one.

I have upgraded several times without any issues.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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