Before you begin the upgrade process, install Adaptive Server 12.5 onto your system. See Chapter 4, “Installing Sybase Servers.”
Before beginning any upgrade tasks, read the “Special Upgrade Instructions” section in the release bulletin for Adaptive Server.
To ensure a successful upgrade, review the following pre-upgrade tasks and perform them as necessary. Depending on the old server configuration, it may not be necessary to perform all pre-upgrade tasks.
All pre-upgrade tasks are performed on the old server. Pre-upgrade tasks include:
If you use replicated databases, read “Preparing to upgrade servers with replicated databases”.