The 3.3(2) install is not really an upgrade but the whole install. Do an STI backup of your current server, install 3.3(2) -get spB as well on the new server and restore the stidata to the new 3.3(2)spB server and it will be ready to go.
Is there a reason you said put spB on before you do the restore. I've been trying to do a restore with spA and been getting no where?
Is there a list of caveats / issues seen with 3.3(2) upgrades - my experience, and what i've heard, is that it's been a wealth of problems - unfortunately, we all seem to be hitting the same problems again and again?
Are you getting this error “Installer User Interface Mode Not Supported. The installer cannot run in this UI mode. To specify the interface mode, use the -i command-line option, followed by the UI mode identifier. The value UI mode identifiers...
The below trick might come handy when you have to add a new node to a cluster but you don't have or is unsure of the security password for the publisher. This procedure has been around for ages.
1) Login into the CLI of the Publisher.