Re: [Emerald] SQL 7

PowerNet ( (no email) )
Mon, 10 Jan 2000 18:32:23 -0500

Do I then need to install all the client machines with SQL 7 like SQL 6.5?

Will all the 6.5 scripts that I have work?

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On 1/10/00, at 3:15 PM, Dale E. Reed Jr. wrote:

>PowerNet wrote:
>> I am currently running SQL 6.5 Emerald 300 and Admin 288. Things are=
working pretty good.
>> I have purchased SQL 7 and would like to upgrade.
>> I can't afford downtime. What exactly do I need to do to Upgrade to SQL=
7, and how will it benefit?
>1. Make a backup
>2. Make ANOTHER backup. :)
>3. Make sure you have 2x the space available on your SQL Server that you
> current DB are using.
>4. Run the SQL 7 installation, and check "run upgrade wizard when done".
>5. When the upgrade wizard starts, tell it to upgrade just your Emerald
> Database.
>6. Let it do its thing.
>AS a side note. SQL 7 installs in a seperate dir than 6.5, including
>its dbs, etc. It does NOT share or sync with 6.5, except for the one
>upgrade wizard. There is a switch program to allow you to choose which
>version you want to run (incase 7.0 bombs during the upgrade, switch
>to 6.5). No 6.5 data is actually updated/changed.
>Dale E. Reed Jr. Emerald and RadiusNT
>IEA Software, Inc.
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