Topic: Top 10 “Gotchas” for Admins in Upgrading to V6R1

Date:Wednesday January 21st, 2009
Time:5:30 (Deli snack) - 6:00 (Meeting)
Location: IBM-Southfield
18000 West Nine Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075 (map)
Speaker:Larry Bolhuis
Notes:V6R1 Upgrade Gotchas (ZIPed PDF)

IBM i 6.1 (dba I5/OS V6R1) brings many new things to our platform including its fourth ever name and its second numbering format. While the getting there isn't as difficult as some previous upgrades it's a couple ticks more difficult than recent uprades in the i5/OS family. If you are one of the many still running V5R4 or even V5R4 of i5/OS come learn what you need to do to plan a smooth upgrade to 6.1 Avoid mistakes others have made and get comfortable with what you'll encounter along the way. Bring your questions and we'll do our best to answer those as well.

About the Speaker

Larry Bolhuis

Larry Bolhuis is a partner at Arbor Solutions, Inc., an IBM business partner in Grand Rapids, MI. He began working on IBM midrange equipment with the S/34 and S/36 in 1984 and the AS/400 with its introduction in 1988. Larry currently holds more than 30 IBM AS/400 and iSeries Certifications, including IBM Certified Systems Expert in LPAR, Linux, Windows Integration, and Technical Solutions. Larry is a frequent speaker at technical education conferences including DevCon and Common.