Upgrade: SAP Mobile Platform Server for Windows

SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 Simple Load-Balancing Cluster

Upgrade an SAP Mobile Platform 2.3.6 simple load-balancing cluster to MBO Runtime Server 3.0 SP12.

Table 6: Upgrade Tasks for Simple Load-Balancing Clusters
Component Task SAP Mobile Platform MBO Runtime

Database installation

Go to the computer on which you want to install an external database to support the SAP Mobile Platform SP12 cluster that will be installed when your 3.0 cluster is upgraded to MBO Runtime 3.0.

Follow the vendor's instructions to install the database.

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N/A

Installers, and database configuration/ upgrade

On the same computer, perform the tasks in Acquiring the Support Package Installer.

Acquire these installers:
  • SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 SP12
  • MBO Runtime 3.0 SP12

In Installation: SAP Mobile Platform for Windows, perform all the tasks in Using an External Database > Setting Up an External <database> Database, for the <database> you installed.

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Go to the server where the data tier for the 3.0 cluster is installed.

In Installation and Upgrade: MBO Runtime Server, perform all the tasks in Upgrading from SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 to MBO Runtime 3.0 > Upgrading a Simple Load-Balancing Cluster:

  1. Preparing Cluster Nodes for the Upgrade
  2. Upgrading the Data Tier

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First server node, upgrade to MBO Runtime 3.0

On the current primary server node in the 3.0 cluster, perform all the tasks in Upgrading the First Server Node.

Before you click Finish at the end of the SAP Mobile Platform Server installer run, select to install MBO Runtime, and enter the full path to the MBO Runtime SP12 installer.

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On the same computer, perform all the tasks in Installation and Upgrade: MBO Runtime Server > Upgrading from SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 to MBO Runtime 3.0 > Upgrading a Simple Load-Balancing Cluster > Upgrading SAP Mobile Server.

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Second server node, upgrade to MBO Runtime 3.0

Go to the current secondary server node in the MBO Runtime cluster, and perform all the tasks in Upgrading Additional Server Nodes.

Before you click Finish at the end of the SAP Mobile Platform Server installer run, select to install MBO Runtime, and enter the full path to the MBO Runtime SP12 installer.

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On the same computer, perform all the tasks in Installation and Upgrade: MBO Runtime Server > Upgrading from SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 to MBO Runtime 3.0 > Upgrading a Simple Load-Balancing Cluster > Upgrading SAP Mobile Server .

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Additional server nodes, upgrade to MBO Runtime 3.0

(Optional) If the 3.0 cluster has additional, scale-out nodes, go to one of those nodes, and perform all the tasks in Upgrading Additional Server Nodes.

Before you click Finish at the end of the SAP Mobile Platform Server installer run, select to install MBO Runtime, and enter the full path to the MBO Runtime SP12 installer.

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(Optional) On the same computer, perform all the tasks in Installation and Upgrade: MBO Runtime Server > Upgrading from SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 to MBO Runtime 3.0 > Upgrading a Simple Load-Balancing Cluster > Upgrading SAP Mobile Server.

Repeat the tasks in this row as needed, then continue to the next row.

Adding new server nodes

(Optional) Go to the computer on which you want to install a new server node for the cluster, and perform all the tasks in Adding Cluster Nodes.

Before you click Finish at the end of the SAP Mobile Platform Server installer run, select to install MBO Runtime, and enter the full path to the MBO Runtime SP12 installer.

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(Optional) On the same computer, perform all the tasks in Installation and Upgrade: MBO Runtime Server > Installing MBO Runtime in a Simple Load-Balancing Cluster > Installing the MBO Runtime Server.

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MBO Runtime 3.0 cluster verification

N/A

Cluster integrity is verified incrementally as you install or upgrade server nodes.

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Go to any server node in the MBO Runtime cluster that is not a scale-out node.

In Installation and Upgrade: MBO Runtime Server, perform all the tasks described in Upgrading from SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 to MBO Runtime 3.0 > Upgrading a Simple Load-Balancing Cluster > Verifying the Upgraded Cluster.

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Upgrading MBO Runtime data tier to SP12

N/A

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Go to the computer where the data tier for the MBO Runtime cluster is installed.

Using the MBO Runtime 3.0 SP12 upgrade installer, perform all the tasks in Installation and Upgrade: MBO Runtime Server > Upgrading MBO Runtime to SP12 > Upgrading a Simple Load-Balancing Cluster:

  1. Preparing Cluster Nodes for the Upgrade
  2. Upgrading the Data Tier

    Be sure you use the MBO Runtime 3.0 SP12 upgrade installer.

  3. Preparing for Server Node Upgrades

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Upgrading MBO Runtime servers to SP12

Go to the first computer where you upgraded SAP Mobile Platform Server 3.0 to 3.0 SP12.

Perform these tasks:

  1. Restart the SAP Mobile Server SP12 installer.

    The installer detects the existing SP12 installation and moves to the last installer panel.

  2. Select the option to launch the MBO Runtime installer and enter the path to the MBO Runtime SP12 upgrade installer.

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On the same computer, perform all the tasks described in Installation and Upgrade: MBO Runtime Server > Upgrading MBO Runtime to SP12 > Upgrading a Simple Load-Balancing Cluster > Upgrading SAP Mobile Server.

Repeat the tasks in this row on:

  1. The second server where you upgraded SAP Platform Mobile Server 3.0 to 3.0 SP12.
  2. Any additional servers in the MBO Runtime cluster.

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MBO Runtime SP12 cluster verification

N/A

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Go to any server node in the MBO Runtime cluster that is not a scale-out node.

Perform all the tasks in Installation and Upgrade: MBO Runtime Server > Upgrading MBO Runtime to SP12 > Upgrading a Simple Load-Balancing Cluster > Verifying the Upgraded Cluster.

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Postupgrade

(Optional) In SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 SP12 Administrator, continue with Postinstallation Landscape Setup.

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(Optional) In SAP Mobile Platform 2.3.6 Landscape Design and Integration > Stage 3: Implement, continue with Completing New and Upgrade Installations.

The upgrade of your landscape design is complete.