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Alternate Platform Restore - is it possible

Level 3
Partner Accredited
Hello Folks,

I'm not on this forum very often so I am hoping someone can help me out.  I have a client seeking a data restore from a Windows host and is requesting the data be restored to a Unix host.  Does anyone know if this is possible?  I can find lots of information on alternate client restores and have restored ascii files to a Unix host from Windows before but having looked at the data, it seems my customer is actually seeking a restore of an application that runs on windows.  Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.


Level 6
I have restored some window client flat files to UNIX but never an application and there are some difficulties to overcome. As a general rule, applications should be installed and NOT restored. The application configuration files and data files of coarse should be backed up and restored. That's how I do it.

Level 3
Partner Accredited
Thanks so much Bob for your help and quick response!  Very much appreciated.