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Posted by: bobcozzi
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Comment on: what do I need to do?
Posted: 7 years 1 months 25 days 13 hours 54 minutes ago

I wish I could help. I have a "product" I built called QMigrate that does just what you need--but it purposely omits QS36xxxx libraries (well, those and any "Q" libraries).

If you've installed the COZTOOLS runtime, it includes SENDLIB and SENDSAVF commands.

You could use SENDLIB to send all your libraries to the other system (specifying *ALLUSR) and then use it to send over the QS36 libraries. But those libraries are Product libraries and should be installed. So after transferring them, you'd have to re-install that product to replace any old stuff that got brought over--although I doubt they've been updating it.

Isn't QS36 NOT available on v7.1 anyway? Or am i wishfully dreaming?

Posted by: RalphAMiller
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Franklin, TN
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Posted: 7 years 1 months 23 days 18 hours 39 minutes ago

Just FYI - we still support s36 environment on a model 525 with v7r1.

Posted by: redboxeri5
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Posted: 7 years 1 months 18 days 10 hours 34 minutes ago

FWIW:  We did a conversion from an I520 to Power 7 e4c last November.  We still use the 36 environment (alas) and found the conversion almost painless.  However, you might want to consider ownership issues if you are just doing SAVF.  Wouldn't you want to Restore the authorities after you restore the libraries?   We bought the latest internal tape drive (5638- LT05) but used the LT03 tapes to restore from.  What about your IFS?