Business Connector 4.7 to 4.8

Hi Experts!

- Environment:
Sap Business Conector
Product: webMethods Integration Server
Version: 4.7 (Standard Encryption)
Updates: BC47_CoreFix9, BC47_KeyUsageFix
Java Version: 1.4.2_02 (48.0)
OS: Windows 2000 x86

- Objective:
Perform upgrade of SAP Business Connector (WebMethods) to version 4.8

- Questions:
What are best practices for this upgrade?
Could someone provide tome some documentation about Install and Manage BC 4.8?
Have some risk for this update? (Based on your experience)
is BC4.8 compatible with Windows 2008 x64? (Based on your experience)


Thanks!
br_msAsked:
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gnurlConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi  br_ms,

as i know there are nearly not problems with the upgrade from BC 4.7 to 4.8.

Please check SAP notes 1275665 - Business Connector 4.8 Service Release 4 (SR4)
and the FAQ's
http://service.sap.com/~form/sapnet?_SHORTKEY=01100035870000719352&

BC 4.8 supports Windows Server 2008 auf x64 (64 Bit)
Please have a look in SAP note 1094412 - Release and Support Strategy of SAP Business Connector 4.8.
but:
"On Windows the Microsoft Runtime DLLs version 8.0 are required. Please see note 684106 (with regard to "vcredist_<platform>.exe", not "R3DLLINS.EXE"!) for instructions."

The documentation for BC can be found in the installation pakage (html pages) ...some documentation is available here:
http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/18/ccb14035a5c64ee10000000a1550b0/frameset.htm

courses for Business Connectro are BIT530
http://www.sap.com/services/education/globaltabbedcourse.epx?context=%5b%5b%7cBIT530%7c%7c%7c031%7cG%7c%5d%5d%7c
and BIT531
http://www.sap.com/services/education/globaltabbedcourse.epx?context=%5b%5b%7cBIT531%7c%7c%7c021%7cG%7c%5d%5d%7c


Best regards,
gnurl

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br_msAuthor Commented:
Excelent!
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