The Upgrade Process SIRSI vs DIY – –SIRSI need a consultant need to book a time – –DIY ensure someone will be around think about getting the software think about getting advice
The Upgrade Process NT Upgrades – –Read the instructions completely prior to the upgrade – –Do not upgrade OS to Windows 2000 – –Services (including InetPub in manual – –re-boot server – –Do NOT stop the upgrade – –5100 available in firewall? – –Do NOT upgrade if you have been having hardware problems – –Disable any Anti-Virus
The Upgrade Process Custom Reports/Utilities – –Test on test server first if possible – –Run it prior to the upgrade – –Let SIRSI know beforehand if it is critical to your operations
Post Upgrade Process Who do you contact? – –Upgrade Consultant? – –Helpdesk
Test Servers Why do you want one? – –Test custom work – –BETA test – –Training
Conclusion No upgrade is ever trouble- free (well - almost never!) Can range from:- Few Problems Disaster!