Upgrading a 1.6.3 installation

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Upgrading a 1.6.3 installation

Postby tester007 » Mon Oct 25, 2010 8:56 pm

I have a busy installation of TL-1.6.3 running on pretty crappy hardware. I am thinking about first upgrading this installation to
TL-1.8.5 and then port it over to new hardware and newer version of Linux. I will appreciate if anyone can point out things that I shall watch out for or avoid.

I'd also like to know if it would be possible to port over a complete backup of TL-1.6.3 and use a script or utility to restore it into a fresh installation of TL-1.8.5.


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Re: Upgrading a 1.6.3 installation

Postby kakhaberi » Thu Oct 28, 2010 11:57 am

Dear tester007 ,

have you solved your problem?
Had a same issue....
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Re: Upgrading a 1.6.3 installation

Postby Amaradana » Tue Nov 02, 2010 6:48 am

from 1.6.3, you can not upgrade directly to 1.8.5. You need to migrate first to 1,7 and then 1.8. Please see the below link

viewtopic.php?f=9&t=3594
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Re: Upgrading a 1.6.3 installation

Postby vwbwood » Wed Nov 10, 2010 7:27 pm

Agreed, that is the path I took as well. It works -
Back up everything along the way - we use mysqldump - which works well for us in case we decide to move to another machine.

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