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Former Member
May 10, 2007 at 08:21 PM

Migrating EP 6.0 SP17 to new hardware


Hi Everyone,

We are getting ready to do lease replacements on our EP hardware and I am not sure what the best way to do this is for a Java only system.

We run EP version 6.0 SP17, with a heterogeneous landscape. The Database runs on a standalone DB server, HP-IA64, and the Java CI runs on SLES9 32 bit. We are only changing the Java CI and the new servers run SLES10 64-bit.

I would not think a homogeneous system copy would be necessary since we aren't touching the database. Is it enough to copy the whole J2EE server over, then lay down 64-bit binaries? Or should we leave the new server as 32-bit as well, then migrate to 64-bit later on.

This a no brainer for me in the ABAP world, but this is the first time we have had to do this in the Java world.

Thanks for any and all information.

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Stephen Martin