Before you can upgrade Backup or Monitor Server, you must upgrade Adaptive Server.
XP Server does not have a formal upgrade process.
Back up all databases, including master, after successfully upgrading Adaptive Server and Backup Server.
Upgrading Backup and Monitor Servers
The procedure for upgrading Backup Server and Monitor Server are similar.
If you are upgrading during the initial installation of Adaptive Server 12.5, select Upgrade Existing Servers from the drop-down menu when the Studio Installer prompts Build or Upgrade ASE, Backup, and Monitor Servers.
This launches the sqlupgrade utility. Select OK.
If you are upgrading after the initial installation, start the sqlupgrade utility from the command line. Enter:
A warning message appears. Click OK to continue.
From the Server selection screen, select the server to upgrade. Click OK.
Provide the release path:
Enter the path where the new Sybase Server is installed.
Enter the name of component directory. Leave this field blank if the Backup Server is older than 12.0.
Enter the path to the Open Client/Server Library that the old Backup Server uses. Leave this field blank if it is older than version 12.0.
When you are prompted for the password, enter the password for the SA, and click OK.
The Status output screen display the upgrade progress. When the upgrade is complete it displays, “Done.” Select OK.
You return to the sqlupgrade screen. You can either upgrade another server, or click Exit to leave the utility.
Repeat this procedure to upgrade Monitor Server.