Vantage 6.1 on 64 bit

Todd Hofert wrote:
> What about 32 bit OS running on a 64 bit processor?

ALL of the AMD and Intel CPUs in the last few years have 64 bit mode. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X86-64 for all the gory details.

As Ted suggested, a virtual PC may be the best way to go. You will also find they're useful for MANY other things as well; eg: software testing -- if you have some new package you want to try, load it in a VPC. If you don't like it, or it hoses something up, you can just roll the VPC's disk image back to its initial state. Really beats messing up your "real" pc.

-Wayne
We are upgrading our Terminal Server and Database Server soon to make ready
for version 8. We intend running Windows Enterprise on the Terminal Server
to maximize the number of users and would like to set all servers to run on
64 bit. I am advised that Vantage 8.0 is ok with 64 bit but we will need to
continue to run Vantage 6.1 on these new servers for 6 months or more while
we set up and test V8. Has anyone run Vantage 6.1 on 64 bit successfully?



Thanks



John



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John,

6.1 as far as I have tried will not work on an x64 Operating System,
at least the client portion.

I run 2 CAD/CAM machines with Dessault Systems CATIA and they require
Windows XP x64 and I have been unsuccessful in installing the Vantage
client on them.

As far as Vantage 8 goes, I am running 8.03.404 with no problems on
x64 Server and x64 Windows XP.

Hope this helps!!
Chris Ryhal


--- In vantage@yahoogroups.com, "John Walter" <john.w@...> wrote:
>
> We are upgrading our Terminal Server and Database Server soon to
make ready
> for version 8. We intend running Windows Enterprise on the Terminal
Server
> to maximize the number of users and would like to set all servers
to run on
> 64 bit. I am advised that Vantage 8.0 is ok with 64 bit but we will
need to
> continue to run Vantage 6.1 on these new servers for 6 months or
more while
> we set up and test V8. Has anyone run Vantage 6.1 on 64 bit
successfully?
>
>
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
> John
>
>
>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>
What about 32 bit OS running on a 64 bit processor?



From: vantage@yahoogroups.com [mailto:vantage@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
Of Chris
Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 12:02 PM
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Vantage] Re: Vantage 6.1 on 64 bit



John,

6.1 as far as I have tried will not work on an x64 Operating System,
at least the client portion.

I run 2 CAD/CAM machines with Dessault Systems CATIA and they require
Windows XP x64 and I have been unsuccessful in installing the Vantage
client on them.

As far as Vantage 8 goes, I am running 8.03.404 with no problems on
x64 Server and x64 Windows XP.

Hope this helps!!
Chris Ryhal

--- In vantage@yahoogroups.com <mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com> ,
"John Walter" <john.w@...> wrote:
>
> We are upgrading our Terminal Server and Database Server soon to
make ready
> for version 8. We intend running Windows Enterprise on the Terminal
Server
> to maximize the number of users and would like to set all servers
to run on
> 64 bit. I am advised that Vantage 8.0 is ok with 64 bit but we will
need to
> continue to run Vantage 6.1 on these new servers for 6 months or
more while
> we set up and test V8. Has anyone run Vantage 6.1 on 64 bit
successfully?
>
>
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
> John
>
>
>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>





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>> What about 32 bit OS running on a 64 bit processor?



This would negate the reason for running the 64 bit operating system. A 32
bit OS can only access so much system memory.



>> 6.1 as far as I have tried will not work on an x64 Operating System,
at least the client portion.



Have you tried to do anything by running a virtual machine on these stations
with Vantage running under that? You could try Microsoft's Virtual PC (it
is now free) or go with something like Parallels for PC or any of the VMWare
products. What you would be doing is running a 32 bit version of Windows
inside of the 64 bit version. Make sure that you pay attention to the
licensing issues associated with virtual machines.



HTH,



Ted Kitch

Information Technology Manager

Astro Machine Corporation

www.astromachine.com



From: vantage@yahoogroups.com [mailto:vantage@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
Todd Hofert
Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 11:08 AM
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
Subject: RE: [Vantage] Re: Vantage 6.1 on 64 bit



What about 32 bit OS running on a 64 bit processor?

From: vantage@yahoogroups.com <mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com>
[mailto:vantage@yahoogroups.com <mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com> ] On
Behalf
Of Chris
Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 12:02 PM
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com <mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com>
Subject: [Vantage] Re: Vantage 6.1 on 64 bit

John,

6.1 as far as I have tried will not work on an x64 Operating System,
at least the client portion.

I run 2 CAD/CAM machines with Dessault Systems CATIA and they require
Windows XP x64 and I have been unsuccessful in installing the Vantage
client on them.

As far as Vantage 8 goes, I am running 8.03.404 with no problems on
x64 Server and x64 Windows XP.

Hope this helps!!
Chris Ryhal

--- In vantage@yahoogroups.com <mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com>
<mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com> ,
"John Walter" <john.w@...> wrote:
>
> We are upgrading our Terminal Server and Database Server soon to
make ready
> for version 8. We intend running Windows Enterprise on the Terminal
Server
> to maximize the number of users and would like to set all servers
to run on
> 64 bit. I am advised that Vantage 8.0 is ok with 64 bit but we will
need to
> continue to run Vantage 6.1 on these new servers for 6 months or
more while
> we set up and test V8. Has anyone run Vantage 6.1 on 64 bit
successfully?
>
>
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
> John
>
>
>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>

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John,

We are running the Vantage client on XP64. The problem is with the
Vantage installer, however the Progress client installer runs fine in
a 64bit environment. Just run the progress client alone (found
in '<Vantage drive letter>:\prgs91d\netsetup').

You can then copy the Vantage desktop shortcuts found on a 32bit
desktop to the 64bit machine. Keep in mind that you will have to
manually create the temp folder (commonly set to 'c:\mfgsys61') too.

Let me know how you make out.

John Mahala
I.T. Manager
KRB Machinery


--- In vantage@yahoogroups.com, "John Walter" <john.w@...> wrote:
>
> We are upgrading our Terminal Server and Database Server soon to
make ready
> for version 8. We intend running Windows Enterprise on the Terminal
Server
> to maximize the number of users and would like to set all servers
to run on
> 64 bit. I am advised that Vantage 8.0 is ok with 64 bit but we will
need to
> continue to run Vantage 6.1 on these new servers for 6 months or
more while
> we set up and test V8. Has anyone run Vantage 6.1 on 64 bit
successfully?
>
>
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
> John
>
>
>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>
We're in the process of doing the first test upgrade from 6.1 to
8.03.404. The upgrade path is very un-documented, be prepared to
call tech support many times. What I do know for sure is that 6.1
will not run on x64 Windows 2003 Server (Progress 9.1d will not
install). However, 8.03 will run on x64. I was advised by tech
support to do the upgrade process on any Windows XP computer, and
then in the end, copy the final database over to the x64 server with
8.03.404.

--- In vantage@yahoogroups.com, "Chris" <cryhal@...> wrote:
>
> John,
>
> 6.1 as far as I have tried will not work on an x64 Operating
System,
> at least the client portion.
>
> I run 2 CAD/CAM machines with Dessault Systems CATIA and they
require
> Windows XP x64 and I have been unsuccessful in installing the
Vantage
> client on them.
>
> As far as Vantage 8 goes, I am running 8.03.404 with no problems on
> x64 Server and x64 Windows XP.
>
> Hope this helps!!
> Chris Ryhal
>
>
> --- In vantage@yahoogroups.com, "John Walter" <john.w@> wrote:
> >
> > We are upgrading our Terminal Server and Database Server soon to
> make ready
> > for version 8. We intend running Windows Enterprise on the
Terminal
> Server
> > to maximize the number of users and would like to set all servers
> to run on
> > 64 bit. I am advised that Vantage 8.0 is ok with 64 bit but we
will
> need to
> > continue to run Vantage 6.1 on these new servers for 6 months or
> more while
> > we set up and test V8. Has anyone run Vantage 6.1 on 64 bit
> successfully?
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> >
> >
> > John
> >
> >
> >
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> >
>
Well it would allow you to buy your 8.0 64bit server and continue
running 6.1 on it until you could go to 8.



From: vantage@yahoogroups.com [mailto:vantage@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
Of Ted Kitch
Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 12:20 PM
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
Subject: RE: [Vantage] Re: Vantage 6.1 on 64 bit



>> What about 32 bit OS running on a 64 bit processor?

This would negate the reason for running the 64 bit operating system. A
32
bit OS can only access so much system memory.

>> 6.1 as far as I have tried will not work on an x64 Operating System,
at least the client portion.

Have you tried to do anything by running a virtual machine on these
stations
with Vantage running under that? You could try Microsoft's Virtual PC
(it
is now free) or go with something like Parallels for PC or any of the
VMWare
products. What you would be doing is running a 32 bit version of Windows
inside of the 64 bit version. Make sure that you pay attention to the
licensing issues associated with virtual machines.

HTH,

Ted Kitch

Information Technology Manager

Astro Machine Corporation

www.astromachine.com

From: vantage@yahoogroups.com <mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com>
[mailto:vantage@yahoogroups.com <mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com> ] On
Behalf Of
Todd Hofert
Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 11:08 AM
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com <mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com>
Subject: RE: [Vantage] Re: Vantage 6.1 on 64 bit

What about 32 bit OS running on a 64 bit processor?

From: vantage@yahoogroups.com <mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com>
<mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com>
[mailto:vantage@yahoogroups.com <mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com>
<mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com> ] On
Behalf
Of Chris
Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 12:02 PM
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com <mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com>
<mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com>
Subject: [Vantage] Re: Vantage 6.1 on 64 bit

John,

6.1 as far as I have tried will not work on an x64 Operating System,
at least the client portion.

I run 2 CAD/CAM machines with Dessault Systems CATIA and they require
Windows XP x64 and I have been unsuccessful in installing the Vantage
client on them.

As far as Vantage 8 goes, I am running 8.03.404 with no problems on
x64 Server and x64 Windows XP.

Hope this helps!!
Chris Ryhal

--- In vantage@yahoogroups.com <mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com>
<mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com>
<mailto:vantage%40yahoogroups.com> ,
"John Walter" <john.w@...> wrote:
>
> We are upgrading our Terminal Server and Database Server soon to
make ready
> for version 8. We intend running Windows Enterprise on the Terminal
Server
> to maximize the number of users and would like to set all servers
to run on
> 64 bit. I am advised that Vantage 8.0 is ok with 64 bit but we will
need to
> continue to run Vantage 6.1 on these new servers for 6 months or
more while
> we set up and test V8. Has anyone run Vantage 6.1 on 64 bit
successfully?
>
>
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
> John
>
>
>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>

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