Summary of upgrade path
To help you understand what you need to do to prepare for the upgrade, identify the starting state of your deployment to obtain the list of tasks you must complete before starting the upgrade.
You must evaluate each of the following sections to identify the effort required to perform the upgrade.
Part 1: Remove legacy products
Beginning with the DITA CMS Core 4.5 release, the legacy Web Collaborative Reviewer and Web Author products are not longer supported products in the deployment.
|Starting state of your deployment||Tasks required BEFORE performing the upgrade to Core 4.5|
|If your deployment contains the legacy products Web Author or Web Collaborative Reviewer||
These instructions are provided in Removing the legacy products.
Part 2: Prepare your Content Store
Your Content Store must be upgraded to the last release before performing the upgrade to this release. 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.
|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||
Please contact IXIASOFT Services for assistance.
|If your Content Store is at one of the versions from Core 4.2.33 to 4.2.53||
|If your Content Store is at one of the Core 4.3.X versions||
|If your Content Store is at one of the Core 4.4.X versions||
Part 3: Prepare your DITA CMS Web component
The new DITA CMS Web component requires a change to your IXIASOFT license model. Please contact IXIASOFT Sales to find out how your organization can update its license to use DITA CMS Web.
For the full instructions for how to upgrade your existing DITA CMS Web component, see Upgrading the DITA CMS Web from 4.5 to 4.6 Guide on the DITA CMS Web page on http://archive.ixiasoft.com/en/products/dita-cms/documentation.
|Starting state of your Web component||Tasks required BEFORE performing the upgrade to Web 4.6|
|If the webplatform folder in your Content Store only contains the web.platform.config.xml file||
|If the webplatform folder in your Content Store contains the web.platform.config.xml, webroles.xml, and webroles.dtd files||