Upgrading tablesONLINE/CICS from Release 4.2.x, 5.0.x, or 5.1

The following steps are specific to upgrading from a pre-Version 6 release of tablesONLINE/CICS.

Before you install tablesONLINE/CICS you should review the information in Installation overview.

It is important that all tableBASE libraries are either in the BRIDGE format or are converted to the Version 6 format before attempting the installation outlined below. tablesONLINE/CICS libraries cannot be in Bridge format. tablesONLINE/CICS Version 5 libraries are compatible with tableBASE Bridge loads. Note that tablesONLINE/CICS Version 4.2.x must first be upgraded to Version 5; Version 5 can then be upgraded to Version 6. For more information, see Step 5—Convert tableBASE libraries to Version 6 format (optional).

Before performing the following steps, ensure that the PC Server is running.

To proceed with the upgrade, perform the following steps:

  1. Upgrade 1—Create new TBACTLB library
  2. Upgrade 2—Create new TBDICLB library
  3. Upgrade 3—Create new TBAPPLB library
  4. Upgrade 4—Update description tables
  5. Upgrade 5—Update menu tables
  6. Upgrade 6—Update message tables
  7. Upgrade 7—Update help table
  8. Upgrade 8—Update security module (optional)