The following table provides information about upgrading BMC Network Automation, and provides links to the applicable topics:
|Prepare your environment for upgrade|
Review the aspects that you would need to consider before you begin an upgrade.
|Performing the upgrade|
Perform the tasks required for upgrade.
|Configuring after upgrade||Perform the tasks that are needed after upgrade before using the product to accomplish user goals.|
Use this procedure to learn how to migrate one BMC Network Automation system to another in the following situations:
For systems running local authentication, if you first upgrade to BMC Network Automation version 8.3.x and then upgrade to version 8.9, the system forces all the users to change their passwords the first time they log on to the system. This is necessary to ensure that the encryption of user passwords is compliant with the FIPS-140 standards.