2 Preparing for the Upgrade
This chapter explains the steps to take before you begin the upgrade:
Gather the tools you need.
Back up your data.
Save your current configuration settings.
Check the internal event log.
Tools You Need
To install this accessory you need an anti-static service kit (3M 8501/8502/8503
or equivalent). This kit includes a static-dissipating work surface, a chassis clip
lead, and a wrist strap.
If you need to remove the NetServer from a rack, you will also need some
additional tools. Refer to the HP NetServer LH 3000/3000r Installation Guide and
your rack documentation for further details.
Back Up Your Data
Before you start the upgrade, you must back up all hard disk drives and verify that
the backup can be restored.
Save the Current Configuration Settings
Before you start the upgrade, follow these instructions to preserve the current
1. Close all applications, log off all users, and shut down the network
2. Write down all system configuration details from the Setup utility:
a. Restart your NetServer and watch for the message:
Press <F2> to enter SETUP