New Procedure to Upgrade CA XCOM Data Transport for AIX 11.6 SP01 from CA XCOM Data Transport for AIX 11.6 SP00

Document ID : KB000010057
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

Please read the CA XCOM™ Data Transport® for AIX Product Information Bulletin for an overview of this upgrade.

•You can now perform an upgrade from 11.6 SP00 which migrates all your settings and files. 

•New enhancements also include TLS V1.2 and TLS V1.2 support

Installation of CA XCOM Data Transport for AIX 64 requires one of the following: 

  • IBM AIX 6.1 (6100-07)
  • IBM AIX 7.1 (7100-03)
  • IBM AIX 7.2 (7200-00)

•You can upgrade CA XCOM Data Transport for AIX from Release 11.6 64-bit to Service Pack 11.6.01 64 bit. 

•The CA XCOM Data Transport for AIX Pack 11.6.01 installer acts as both a new and an upgrade installer. If the Installer does not find any installed XCOM instance on your computer, the installer acts as a new installer. If the installer finds a Release 11.6 XCOM instance, the installer acts an upgrade installer.

 

Instructions:

Here are the steps to download r11.6 SP01: 

• Login to http://support.ca.com

• Go to Download Center -> Download Products 

• From “Select Product” dropdown, Select Product Name. (ex: XCOM Data Transport for AIX - IBM AIX)

• Select r11.6 from “Select Release” dropdown.

• Select SP01 from “Choose Gen level” dropdown and click on GO.

• Download ISO image for CA XCOM Data Transport for AIX r11.6 SP01 - Product Package DVD01085526E.ISO

Here is the Overview for the XCOM for AIX 11.6 SP01 upgrade from XCOM for AIX 11.6 SP00: 

 

When you run the installation program to upgrade the product, the program performs the following tasks:

•Performs pre-installation checks to verify the following criteria:

•The user who invokes the installer has root permissions.

•No CA XCOM Data Transport processes are running.

•The currently installed product version is a candidate for the upgrade process.

•Backs up the XCOM_HOME directory from the existing product environment.

•Removes existing XCOM Service Pack 11.6.00 and CAPKI software

•Installs the following entities:

•CA XCOM Data Transport binary files and services

•CAPKI

•Restores the existing CA XCOM Data Transport for AIX user customized settings:

•User customized configuration files, including configssl.cnf, history.inserts, log4j.properties, StandAloneGUIParameters.xml, xcom.cnf, xcom.glb, xcom.ses, xcom.tid, xcom.log, xcomlp, xcomntfy and exit scripts

•User customized configuration folders, including ssl, tmp, preferences, trace, and convtab

•Copies the user specified JDBC driver jar files to the XCOM_HOME/lib directory.Performs configuration file migration where the key value pair are compared and merged in configuration files such as xcom.glb, xcom.cnf, and configssl.cnf.

•Migrates the history database schema from Release 11.6 to Service Pack 11.6.01.

•Migrates the Transfer Queue records from Release 11.6 to Service Pack 11.6.01.

•Performs post-installation tasks

 

Additional Information:

Go to our docops site for more in depth about the Upgrade from release 11.6 for more important information and a video (video shows Linux PC).