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Sun Java Communications Suite 5 Upgrade Guide 


The Sun Java Communications Suite Upgrade Guide contains the information you need to upgrade Communications Suite software in a Sun Java Solaris™ Operating System (Solaris OS) or Linux operating system environment. The Guide covers upgrades from Java Enterprise System 2004Q2 (Release 2), Java Enterprise System 2005Q1 (Release 3), and Java Enterprise System 2005Q4 (Release 4) to Communications Suite 5.

This preface contains the following sections:

Who Should Use This Book

This book is intended for system administrators, or software technicians who wants to upgrade Communications Suite software.

This book assumes you are familiar with the following:

Conventions Used in This Book

The tables in this section describe the conventions used in this book.

Typographic Conventions

The following table describes the typographic changes used in this book.

Table 1  Typographic Conventions 





API and language elements, HTML tags, web site URLs, command names, file names, directory path names, onscreen computer output, sample code.

Edit your.login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

% You have mail.

(Monospace bold)

What you type, when contrasted with onscreen computer output.

% su


Book titles, new terms, words to be emphasized.

A placeholder in a command or path name to be replaced with a real name or value.

Read Chapter 6 in the User’s Guide.

These are called class options.

Do not save the file.

The file is located in the install-dir/bin directory.


The following table describes the symbol conventions used in this book.

Table 2  Symbol Conventions 





[ ]

Contains optional command options.

ls [-l]

The -l option is not required.

{ | }

Contains a set of choices for a required command option.

-d {y|n}

The -d option requires that you use either the y argument or the n argument.


Joins simultaneous multiple keystrokes.


Press the Control key while you press the A key.


Joins consecutive multiple keystrokes.


Press the Control key, release it, and then press the subsequent keys.


Indicates menu item selection in a graphical user interface.

File > New > Templates

From the File menu, choose New. From the New submenu, choose Templates.

Shell Prompts

The following table describes the shell prompts used in this book.

Table 3  Shell Prompts



C shell on UNIX or Linux


C shell superuser on UNIX or Linux


Bourne shell and Korn shell on UNIX or Linux


Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser on UNIX or Linux


Related Documentation

The web site enables you to access Sun Java technical documentation online. You can browse the archive or search for a specific book title or subject.

You should review the Java Enterprise System Upgrade Guide particularly if you are upgrading non-Communications Suite Java Enterprise System products that are not covered in this guide.

Books in This Documentation Set

The books in this documentation set manuals are available as online files in Portable Document Format (PDF) and Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) formats. Both formats are readable by assistive technologies for users with disabilities. The Sun™ documentation web site can be accessed here:

The Communications Suite documentation includes information about the system as a whole and information about its components. This documentation can be accessed here:

Table 4 lists the manuals in the Communications Suite documentation set. The left column provides the name and part number location of each document and the right column describes the general contents of the document.

Table 4  Communications Suite Documentation 



Sun Java Communications Suite 5 Release Notes

Contains the latest information about all Communications Suite component products, including known problems.

Sun Java Communications Suite 5 Installation Guide

Guides you through the process of installing Communications Suite and those Java Enterprise System components on which Communications Suite products rely, on the Solaris™ Operating System or the Linux operating system. Also shows how to configure components after installation, and verify that they function properly.

Sun Java Communications Suite 5 Upgrade Guide

Provides instructions for upgrading Communications Suite on the Solaris™ Operating System and the Linux operating environment.

Sun Java Communications Suite 5 Deployment Planning Guide

Provides deployment information for Communications Suite products.

Accessing Sun Java Resources Online

For product downloads, professional services, patches and support, and additional developer information, go to the following:

The following location contains information about Communications Suite and its components:

Contacting Sun Java Technical Support

If you have technical questions about this product that are not answered in the product documentation, go to

Related Third-Party Web Site References

Sun is not responsible for the availability of third-party web sites mentioned in this document. Sun does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials that are available on or through such sites or resources. Sun will not be responsible or liable for any actual or alleged damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services that are available on or through such sites or resources.

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