CA-OPSMVS Upgrade from older unsupported release to current release

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Article ID: 208494

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CA OPS/MVS Event Management & Automation

Issue/Introduction


Whether OPSMVS can be upgraded from 12.3 to V14?   Can OPS/MVS successfully be upgraded from unsupported releases to a current release?
 

Environment

Release : 12.3 to 14.0 , but applicable to ALL releases.

Component : OPS/MVS

Resolution

Upgrading directly from an older release, here R12.3, to a current release, in this instance 14.0, of CA OPS/MVS may be done successfully.  A couple of thoughts that will help.

1) Review the Release Guides for the various releases involved, and in particular the Migration Information sections of these guides.   

14.0 - https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-mainframe-software/automation/ca-ops-mvs-event-management-and-automation/14-0/release-notes/migration-information.html  

13.0  - https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-mainframe-software/automation/ca-ops-mvs-event-management-and-automation/13-0/release-notes/migration-information.html

The above documents will ensure that you consider all changes made in the various releases.   NOTE:   The R14.0 Migration Information link contains the necessary information for migrating from both 13.0 and 13.5.   For future releases of OPS/MVS it is imperative to review the Migration Information for each of the releases that were subsequent to the one being upgraded from.  

 2) The second consideration will be the z/OS level that you are at.   You can verify that you are running a compatilble z/OS level here:    https://ftpdocs.broadcom.com/WebInterface/phpdocs/0/MSPSaccount/COMPAT/zos_compat.HTML