Prepare your Content Store for the upgrade

If your Content Store is not upgraded to Core 4.4.46, you must apply all the configuration changes required for each release between the build you have in your deployment and Core 4.4.46.

To help you understand what you need to do to prepare for the upgrade, identify the starting state of your Core components in the following table to obtain the list of tasks you must complete before starting the upgrade.

Starting state of your Core components Tasks required BEFORE performing the upgrade to Core 4.5
If your Content Store is at Core 4.2.31 or lower

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If your Content Store is at one of the versions from Core 4.2.33 to 4.2.53
  1. Backup your Content Store.
  2. Follow each of the instructions to update your Content Store configuration for each release from your existing version to Core 4.2.53. See Updating a Core 4.2.X to 4.2.53.
  3. Follow the instructions to upgrade your Content Store from Core 4.2.53 to Core 4.3.61. See Upgrade Core 4.2.53 to latest 4.3 release.
  4. Follow the instructions to upgrade your Content Store from Core 4.3.61 to Core 4.4.46. See Upgrade Core 4.3.61 to latest 4.4 release.
  5. Proceed with the upgrade to Core 4.5. See Upgrade your Content Store to current release.
If your Content Store is at one of the Core 4.3.X versions
  1. Backup your Content Store.
  2. Follow each of the instructions to update your Content Store configuration for each release from your existing version to Core 4.3.61. See Updating a Core 4.3.X to 4.3.61.
  3. Follow the instructions to upgrade your Content Store from Core 4.3.61 to Core 4.4.46. See Upgrade Core 4.3.61 to latest 4.4 release.
  4. Proceed with the upgrade to Core 4.5. See Upgrade your Content Store to current release.
If your Content Store is at one of the Core 4.4.X versions
  1. Backup your Content Store.
  2. No configuration updates are required. Proceed with the upgrade to Core 4.5. See Upgrade your Content Store to current release.