Migrate PE

As an alternative to upgrading, you can migrate your PE installation. Migrating results in little or no downtime, but it requires additional system resources because you must configure a new primary server.

If you have a standard or large installation, you can implement the following migration process:

Migrate your installation

To migrate your installation, create a new primary server. Then, on the new primary server, restore your existing installation from a backup and proceed with upgrading PE.

Before you begin

Review the upgrade cautions for major changes to architecture and infrastructure components which might affect your upgrade.

  1. Back up your existing installation.
  2. Install your current PE version on a new primary server node.
  3. Restore your installation on the new primary server.
  4. Upgrade your new primary server to the latest PE version.