In-place and hybrid upgrades
With the Update function in IBM Installation Manager, you can upgrade the existing version of Connections to the next version, either in your production environment or in a in a new environment identical to production.
The following topics provide planning information and upgrade procedures.
- Considerations for an in-place or hybrid upgrade
Both the in-place and hybrid approach use the Update function in IBM Installation Manager to apply Connections 8.0 and the latest CR updates to a 7.0 server, preserving some of the existing configuration settings.
- Performing an in-place or hybrid upgrade
Upgrade to an HCL Connections 8.0 and the latest CR deployment by running the Installation Manager Update function on a Connections 7.0 deployment. This can be done either in-place (in your existing production environment) or using a hybrid approach of installing 7.0 in a new environment identical to production then running the upgrade to 7.0.
Parent topic: Upgrading and updating