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Upgrading

Use the following topics to guide you through upgrading BMC Remedy AR System or the BMC Remedy ITSM Suite.

Goal

Instructions

Prepare your environment to upgrade BMC Remedy AR System and the BMC Remedy IT Service Management Suite.

Preparing for upgrade

Upgrade with overlays already created. This is a three-stage upgrade for customers who have previously installed BMC Remedy AR System 7.6.04 and have already implemented overlays.

To understand the difference between the two upgrade paths, see Planning to upgrade BMC Remedy AR System.

Upgrading with overlays already present

Upgrade with one-time conversion to overlays. This is a seven-stage upgrade for customers who do not already have overlays implemented and want to keep all customizations.

To understand the difference between the two upgrade paths, see Planning to upgrade BMC Remedy AR System.

Upgrading without overlays already present

Understand how upgrading affects encryption security

Upgrading encryption security

Use the Delta Data Migration utility to move data that was created or changed after copying the production database from your production server to a staging server.

Migrating delta data after an upgrade

Perform the necessary procedures to complete an upgrade.

Post-upgrade procedures

Note

Before upgrading, see the BMC Developer Network for new tools that can help you adapt features from your prior version to features in the latest version.

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