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If you use MS SQL Server, MS SQL Server 2005 or MS SQL Server 2008 is required!

First of all; take a backup copy of your current installation, including the database!

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

Start to update your VisionProject database by running the SQL script 'upgrade_from_v5.1_to_v5.2.sql' located in the directory: '\WEB-INF\internal_docs\installed version\db_scripts\v5.2\Upgrade from v5.1\'. Choose the directory that match your database, MS SQL Server or MySQL. 

Unzip the anywhere on your disk.

Remove all the files in the 'web-inf/lib' directory in your current installation.

Then you can copy your unzipped files from 3. into your VisionProject webapp.

If you need the newly added support for mixed password hashing mechanisms in LDAP you have to merge your current with the one that is available in the full installation package. 

Knowledge Base Images/Icons/number_7_blue.gif IMPORTANT STEP! (This is needed to convert the description field on existing issues to HTML.)

  1. Restart Tomcat
  2. Open up a browser and type in: http://[Your path to VisionProject]/VP_5_2_PostInstall.jsp

When you have done step 7 you can safely remove the file VP_5_2_PostInstall.jsp. Just in case so you do not do the conversion once again. It would do no harm but...

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