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Old 03-03-2009, 09:49 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an old server running BES 4.0 and I'm getting a new server that will run 4.1.6

Can I still perform the knife-edge cutover as instructed by RIM? Should I upgrade the old server to 4.1.6 first?
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I have an old server running BES 4.0 and I'm getting a new server that will run 4.1.6

Can I still perform the knife-edge cutover as instructed by RIM? Should I upgrade the old server to 4.1.6 first?
Although there are options, it's always best to upgrade what you have first, run with it for a week then knife-edge to the new hardware if all is good.

Have a search, loads of post about it on here.
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Stu is correct, do it all in one shot not a good thing, upgrade first wait a few days then knife edge cutover. Dont forget to backup your DB before begining.
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I did the same thing last year. Knottyrope is the man that helped me, a very good resource in this forum. What's up Knotty!?
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If you care to read, here's what I've done:

4.0.x to 4.1.6 Upgrade
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Knife edge is pretty easy.

Bored, so might as well do what I recomend so often, The Knife Edge Cutover
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Knottyrope is the man that helped me, a very good resource in this forum. What's up Knotty!?

Thanks for the compliment.
Doin about the same.
Was bored one day though and did this

Bored, so might as well do what I recomend so often, The Knife Edge Cutover
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