HOW TO: Migrate Columbus from version 7.1/7.2 to version 7.3 or newer
  • KB ID: AA-00780
  • Created: 01/09/2015 3:48 PM
  • Updated: 01/12/2015 5:37 PM
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You want to upgrade your Columbus 7.1 or 7.2 server(s) to Columbus 7.3 or higher.

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Please be aware of the following points if you are migrating Columbus 7.1 or 7.2 to a newer version.


  • If you use the Standard Releases of Columbus    
    • you have to make a backup of your edited Jobs, after running the setup you have to edit this Jobs in the new version.  
  • If you don't use the standard Releases of Columbus       
    • you have to follow the article AA-00697     


  • If you use CRC Checksums:   
    • You have to make a Bulk action over the whole SWDepot with the new Package Studio   


  • If you have edited the columbus.cfg       
    • You have to save it before you running the setup, after running the setup you have to replace it in this folders:           
      • Columbusshare\OSDepot\Release\jobs\Col7\Asetup\Col7      
      • C:\Program Files(x86)\Columbus\Setup\Clientgenerator\Source\ColumbusClient      
      • C:\Program Files(x86)\Columbus\Console\Rolloutfolders      
      • Columbusshare\SWDepot\00010_Columbusupdate\7.3.x\Server\Windows   
  • If you have Packages with Regperm actions, you have to download the fixed Client for 7.3.1  
  • Make a backup of your DB before running the setup  
  • Check if the License Console is working properly after running the setup:
    Start ->all programs->columbus->license service -> license console
    the licenses should all be green  
  • If you cannot login to the CMC you have to restart the server  
  • You can update the Site Server over the CMC with the infrastructure Rollout  
  • You can update the old clients over the updatepackage or the Client Rollout.


Migration, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, Update, Upgrade




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