Lawson Upgrade and Changes to 802

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Lawson Upgrade and Changes to 802

By:

Craig Needham

8.0.2 Upgrade Information


Supported Upgrade Paths




From
Environment 7.0.8

and from
LOGAN Engine 7.2.2.2


to
Environment 7.3.3

and
LOGAN Engine 7.3.2.1


and then to
LOGAN Engine 7.3.3




and then to
Environment 8.0.2

and
LOGAN Engine 8.0.2


8.0.2 Upgrade Information


Compiler Changes for UNIX
Customers


MicroFocus
® COBOL Compiler Users


Merant Patches for Lawson HP Users


Sun C Compiler Note


Compiler Changes for Windows
Customers


MicroFocus
® Net Express REQUEST KEY
and User Request Key Form


MicroFocus
® COBOL Compiler Users

New Environment 8.0.2 Features


Environment Limits


Description


Maximum


Files per product line (mFILES)


4000


System codes per product line (mSYSTEMS)


512


Program codes per system code (mPGMSYS)


1200


Relations stored in table when users use the Drill Around feature
(mRELGROUPS)


5000


Job Steps


32767


Recurring jobs per user


100000


Security condition elements


256


Security conditions per product line


32767


Security conditions per security class


32767


Index total column length


224


New Environment 8.0.2 Features



Job Queue Field Size Increase


The name of a job queue can now be up to 10
characters in length instead of 5.


The name of the default job queue is now “**********”
instead of “*****”

New Environment 8.0.2 Features



Environment Group Security


Environment Group Security is now always on.


ENVGRPSEC, PRTGRPSEC, DISTLISTGRPSEC,
USERGRPSEC, JOBQGRPSEC parameters no
longer used


upgenvgrps

utility

New Environment 8.0.2 Features



Decommission of
lafile


Because Lawson no longer supports the storage of
production data in the Lawson database (
lafile
), you
get a warning message if you attempt to use
lafile

for production data.

New Environment 8.0.2 Database
Features


IBM DB2 Versions Supported in
Environment 8.0.2


IBM DB2 Universal Enterprise Edition


Versions 7.1 and 7.2


IBM DB2/UDB V6.1 Client to DB2 OS/390


Version 5.1 Database Server

New Environment 8.0.2 Database
Features


Informix Versions Supported in
Environment 8.0.2


Informix 9.20 and and 9.21 (Informix 2000)



New Environment 8.0.2 Database
Features


Oracle Versions Supported in
Environment 8.0.2


Oracle 8i versions 8.1.7 and 9i

New Environment 8.0.2 Database
Features


Sybase Versions Supported in
Environment 8.0.2


Sybase System 12.0


New Environment 8.0.2 Database
Features


Microsoft SQL Server Versions
Supported in Environment 8.0.2


Microsoft SQL Server 2000


New Environment 8.0.2 Database
Features


Empty Database Type


If a Lawson
-
provided table is not used at your site,
you can free up the space allocated to the table by
setting it to a database space that you have defined
as empty.

New Environment 8.0.1 Database
Features


Improved dbreorg


The
dbreorg

utility has new features that
improves the speed of database
reorganization.


You can now choose to perform a dbreorg in
one of three modes:
Safe
,
Conservative
, or
Fast
.


The
dbreorg

utility no longer dumps and
loads all data for a given table when the only
change made to that table is an index change.
The
dbreorg

utility now drops and rebuilds
only the indexes for such changes.



LOGAN
-

New Name


Old:

LOGAN
-

Lawson Open Gateway Navigator



New:

IOS
-

Internet Object Services

802 IOS Basics


Internet Object Services are the engines that
allow Lawson to be web
-
deployed


802 IOS is a hybrid of Servlets and CGI


802 IOS includes the LOGAN product line


Data for Portal Bookmarks, User
information/attributes, ProcessFlow,
Resource Management, etc. are warehoused
in the LOGAN product line

Planning My Upgrade


3rd Party upgrades


Operating System


Database


COBOL compiler


Web Server


Environment upgrade


IOS upgrades


CC upgrades


Applications upgrade (can do before or
after the server tech upgrade)


Upgrade Paths



Server technology first,
Applications second



OR



Applications and IOS first,


then Server technology



What is Server Technology?


Environment


IOS (product formally known as
LOGAN)


CC Products grouped under old
Collaborative Commerce


Information Management


Collaboration and Integration


What is Environment?


Core server Lawson pieces


Ladb


Latm


Lajs


Database drives


3rd Party connectivity


COBOL compiler



IOS Includes?


Web
-
enabling components


AGS


DME


IDA


WEBRPT

User Interfaces

PORTAL

XML

COM+

JAVA (JED /NED)


What is Collaborative Commerce?


7.3.2 separate Product line


Enterprise Workflow


TCS


BCI


E
-
Broadcasting


E
-
Resource Management


One
-
to
-
one relationship to Application PL

A Starting Point


Environment 7.3.3 with ESP 8 or
higher


LOGAN 7.3.2.1 with patches


CC 7.3.2 (if installed)


Applications 7.2.4


Self Service Centers (SEA) 7.2.4.x

Ending Points


LID 8.0.2


ENV 8.0.2 with ESP 2 or higher


IOS 8.0.2


PORTAL 3.0


CC 8.0.2


ProcessFlow Standard


Applications (
stay the same
)


System Requirements


8.0.2 Environment


Web Server


Servlet Container


Web browser on client machines


Java Development Kit


JDK 1.3.1



Verify Current System Set Up


OS


Database


Cobol Compiler


Java Development Kit (JDK)


Lawson Environment version


Application version




Supported Operating Systems


HP11.X


AIX 4.3X


Sun 2.8


Dec 5.1


Windows 2000


Lawson Environment


8.0.2 Environment is required for 8.0.2
IOS and Portal version 3.0

Supported Application Versions


7.2.4 +


8.0.2


8.0.3

Supported Web Server/Servlet Containers


Apache with Tomcat Servlet Container


iPlanet Web server/servlet container


IBM HTTPServer with Websphere
Servlet Container


IIS Web Server with Tomcat Servlet
Container

Supported Web Browsers


Internet Explorer (IE) 5.5


Internet Explorer (IE) 6.0


Netscape 6.2

Current Version of IOS


Current version determines upgrade
process


7.3.2.x to 7.3.3 is major upgrade


Database changes


Must be done prior to moving to 8.0.2


7.3.3 to 8.0.2 is considered cyclical


8.0.1.1 to 8.0.2 is considered cyclical




What Steps do I Need to Follow?


If current version is 7.3.2


Upgrade to
7.3.3


If current version is 7.3.3


Upgrade to
8.0.2


If current version is 8.0.1 or 8.0.1.1
upgrade to 8.0.2

7.3.2 to 7.3.3


7.3.3 IOS merges LOGAN and
Collaborative Commerce product line



Clean LOGAN product line is necessary
for successful merge


Product line clean
-
up will remove files
and programs no longer needed in
LOGAN

7.3.2 to 7.3.3 con’t.


Must follow LOGAN Product line clean
-
up instructions


Pre
-
installation step for 7.3.3


May have been done as post
-
install for
7.3.2.1


Instructions include:


Dumping LOGAN data into a flat file


Removing and re
-
installing LOGAN
product line


Importing the data



Roles and Tasks > Bookmarks


Roles and tasks are converted to
bookmarks with 7.3.3 LOGAN


Allows for greater flexibility when
defining bookmarks


Indefinite number of child bookmarks can
be assigned to parent bookmarks


Hierarchical levels are inherited


When top
-
level bookmark is assigned to a
group, children follow



Roles and Tasks > Bookmarks con’t.


Documented in 7.3.3 post
-
installation
instructions


LO900 converts Web users into new
files and tasks into bookmarks


LO901 converts USERROLE and
USERTASK records into bookmarks


LO920 must be run to update
bookmarks or add new ones


Runs against LAWSONLD file delivered
with LOGAN install

New Web User Record


Web1 record is replaced by RD30
record in 7.3.3


Behind the scenes program updated
when Web users are added


“Web user” field was changed to “Web
Name” on Cobol forms


7.3.3 to 8 Series


Name changed from LOGAN to IOS



Internet Object Services


8 Series uses Java servlet technology


Servlet container configuration instructions
included in post
-
install instructions


8.0.2 uses RMI server technology


RMI configuration instructions are included
in post
-
installation instructions



7.3.3 to 8 Series con’t.


JDK version 1.3.1 is required on
application server and Web server.


Local installs only require one instance of
JDK


Servlet container is required


Next Steps?



Once the IOS has been installed, the
desired User Interface can be installed


There is no user or user interface
delivered with IOS


Portal version 3 is the only UI that takes
advantage of performance
enhancements

Questions