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BMC Server Automation (BSA) 8.5.1 Patch 5 officially released on 04/17/2015. This post presents a video which walks the user through the steps required to upgrade a BSA 8.5.x environment to BSA 8.5.1 Patch 5.

 

The video follows the steps listed in the Patch 5 upgrade documentation and demonstrates the steps on both Linux and Windows Application Servers as well as Oracle and SQL Server Databases.e

 

Note that the youtube video also contains a Table of Contents so the viewer can skip to specific sections e.g. Env Shutdown, DB Upgrade, Postmigration etc.


 

 

Table of Contents: (visit YouTube link for the TOC to be clickable)

 

00:00 - Introduction

01:26 - Documentation

02:31 - 1 Shutdown

03:39 - 1a Linux/Unix

04:45 - 1b Windows

05:28 - 2 Backup

06:03 - 3 AppServer Upgrade

06:43 - 3a Linux/Unix

09:26 - 3b  Windows

09:56 - 4 Database Upgrade

10:28 - 4a Oracle

12:38 - 4b  SQL Server

13:43 - 5 Postmigration

16:03 - 6 Appserver Agent

17:20 - 7 FileServer Agent

21:24 - 8 AppServer Restart

22:55 - 9 PXE Server

23:13 - 10 BSA Console

26:44 - 11 Additional AppServers

27:38 - 12 Target Agents

28:34 - Conclusion


The top-level documentation for BSA 8.5.1 Patch 5 can be found here.


I hope this video provides the information you need to plan and execute your BSA 8.5.x to 8.5.x Patch 5 upgrade.
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