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Planning Your StruxureWare Power Monitoring 7.0 Upgrade

This article provides links to upgrade documentation, recommendations and Frequently Asked Questions. This article will also be updated updated frequently with the latest upgrade information.

Consider the following upgrade recommendations to minimize required storage space and reduce system downtime.

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    Ensure you have enough hard drive space available on your database server
    Have an external hard drive available for storing database upgrade backup files
    Plan an ION-Enterprise system downtime window
    Consider archiving data (with Trim) to reduce system downtime

Upgrade Documentation
Read these documents before upgrading your software.
Determine Your Upgrade Type (RESL#207578)
Read the Database Upgrade FAQ (RESL#206536)
Consult the relevant upgrade guide(s):
In-Place Upgrade Guide (RESL#207603)
Side-By-Side Upgrade Guide (RESL#207604)
SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Upgrade Guide (RESL#207643)
SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition Upgrade Guide (RESL#207632)
SMS Migration
The migration from PowerLogic SMS to StruxureWare Power Monitoring 7.0 is a specialized upgrade path. Please contact technical support for more information on an SMS migration.

New Software Install
If you're installing a new StruxureWare Power Monitoring 7.0 system, this guidance does not apply. Consult StruxureWare Power Monitoring 7.0 Installation Guide (7EN02-0308-00).

Known Issues
Articles related to issues with upgrading your software to StruxureWare Power Monitoring 7.0 are listed below.
SPM 7.0 - Error while installing Report Packs from previous versions
StruxureWare Power Monitoring 7.0: Database Manager - alarm functionality removed
StruxureWare Power Monitoring 7.0: Installer fails at 'check 64-bit server' step
StruxureWare Power Monitoring 7.0: Side By Side upgrade - reports missing after restore
StruxureWare Power Monitoring 7.0: why do saved reports show different results after the upgrade?
StruxureWare Power Monitoring 7.0: Upgrade fails at 'Configure SQL' step
StruxureWare Power Monitoring 7.0: 100ms report - saved measurement selector empty after upgrade
StruxureWare Power Monitoring 7.0: where do I find the most recent version of the SBS Upgrade Utility
StruxureWare Power Monitoring 7.0: The SBS Upg Utility fails on 'Restore Config Folder'
StruxureWare Power Monitoring 7.0: Migrating saved/custom reports when using the SBS Upgrade Utility

Legacy KB System (APS) Data: RESL204865 V7.0, Originally authored by JaMc on 03/19/2011, Last Edited by JaMc on 05/17/2012
Related ranges: Power Monitoring 7.0
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