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 Upgrade from VisionProject 4.1 to VisionProject 5.0 Export knowledge base Export     SubscribeSubscribe      Show article info

First of all; take a backup copy of your current installation!

Both the directory in the Tomcat webapps and the database!

Again, make sure that you have made a backup of your Tomcat webapp and the database!

Unzip the vp_installed_v5.0_20090408.zip anywhere on your disk

Start to update your VisionProject database by running the SQL script 'upgrade_from_4.1_to_5.0.sql' located in the directory: '\WEB-INF\internal_docs\installed version\db_scripts\v5.0\Upgrade from v4.1\'. Choose the directory that match your database, MS SQL Server or MySQL.

Remove all files in the 'web-inf/lib' directory

Extract the content from "vp_installed_v5.0_20090408.zip" over your current installation.

Take the files below from your backup copy (1. above) and merge them with the corresponding files that was extracted in 5. To merge these files we recommed that you use WinMerge (http://winmerge.org/) or a similar tool.

  • web-inf/classes/visionplatform_mail.properties
  • web-inf/classes/VisionProject_database.properties
  • web-inf/classes/VisionProject.properties

NOTE:

  • It is important that you merge the files (see 6. above) to make sure you don't miss any new or changed properties in these files. For instance
    • To enable context sensitive help in VisionProject you have to add a new line in VisionProject.properties with this row "contextSensitiveHelpEnabled=true"
    • Also, the "VisionProjectSupportCenterURL" should also be set to: VisionProjectSupportCenterURL=http://www.VisionProject.se/support.html

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