i5/OS V5R3 A Guide to Getting There from Previous OS/400 Releases

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 20 September 2005

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IBM Form #: REDP-3997-00
(40 pages)

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Authors: Nick Harris, Ian Mills


This IBM Redpaper will help you understand your options when considering an upgrade to a recent version of OS/400 or i5/OS.
Many customers find it challenging to keep pace with operating system releases for a variety of reasons, including lack of resources or skills application issues.

This paper was created to help you understand these reasons and provides some insight into how to move forward. We also discuss several methodologies for achieving the upgrade.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Keeping your operating system current
Chapter 2. Basic OS upgrade methodology
Chapter 3. OS/400 and i5/OS structures

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