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Upgraden... of toch maar liever niet

Eind vorige week kreeg ik een mooie CD-Rom met daarop de laatste versie van ons boekhoudpakket en een begleidende brief met een stap-voor-stap beschrijving van wat je als gebruiker allemaal moet doen om de installatie tot een goed einde te brengen.

Ok, lijkt me eenvoudig genoeg. Dus begin deze week begonnen met de upgrade. Eerst gewacht tot onze boekhoudafdeling naar huis was, de server herstart (om zeker te zijn dat iedereen afgesloten was) en dan hup... de installatie. Oeps, 1 proces blijft hangen: de installatie van de database. Gebeld met support, maar die zijn alleen aanwezig tijdens kantooruren (09:00 - 17:00) en het was al reeds 19:45. Dan gewacht tot de volgende dag, support gebeld die me konden meedelen dat de installatie gewoon kon afgebroken worden zonder probleem.

Natuurlijk ging dat niet goed en moesten we een technieker laten komen om de boel op te lossen. Moraal van het verhaal: upgraden alleen wanneer het echt noodzakelijk is !

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