4.3 Upgrading GroupWise Mobility Service

4.3.1 Upgrading Mobility on SLES 12

Before upgrading Mobility, the new ISO must be downloaded to the server.

  • In a terminal, mount the GroupWise Mobility ISO using the following command:

    mount -o loop <path to the Mobility ISO> /mnt
  • Browse to /mnt and run the install.sh.

  • Follow the prompts to upgrade Mobility.

4.3.2 Upgrading from SLES 11 to SLES 12

Before you can upgrade from SLES 11 to SLES 12, the following prerequisites must be met:

  • The latest GMS 14.2.x must be installed on the SLES 11 server before the upgrade to SLES 12.

  • The SLES 11 server must be registered with NCC.

  • You must be updating to SLES 12 SP1 or SP2. Updating to SLES 12 SP3 or later requires an extra step to be performed from SLES 12 SP2.

  • You must have the GMS 18.0 or later iso to use for the upgrade after upgrading to SLES 12.

To upgrade the server from SLES 11 to SLES 12, do the following:

  • Run /opt/novell/datasync/tools/pgUpdate.sh to update postgresql. This can be done at any time before upgrading the OS.

  • Upgrade the OS to SLES 12.

    NOTE:As part of the upgrade, the Mobility server files may be removed. This does not affect the Mobility data.

  • In a terminal, mount the GroupWise Mobility ISO for SLES 12 using the following command:

    mount -o loop <path to the Mobility ISO> /mnt
  • Browse to /mnt and run the install.sh.

  • Follow the prompts to upgrade Mobility.

To upgrade the server from SLES 12 SP2 to SLES 12 SP3, do the following:

  • Run /opt/novell/datasync/tools/pgUpdate94to96.sh to update postgresql. This can be done at any time before upgrading the OS.

  • Upgrade the OS to SLES 12 SP3.