How do I upgrade Retain to the latest version?
Since you will be bringing down the server for the upgrade anyway, it is a good idea to see how well your system conforms to our Best Practices.
If you are already running Retain 3.x code upgrading is very easy, but first you should back up Retain.
Upgrade: Retain 3.x to Retain 3.x (Linux)
Upgrade: Retain 3.x to Retain 3.x (Windows)
Upgrading from previous versions of Retain
- If running Retain 1.x, then you must update to Retain 2.6.2 first before going to 3.x. Refer to the Retain online documentation, "Upgrading Previous Retain Versions"
Upgrade: Retain 2.x to Retain 3.x (Linux)
Upgrade: Retain 2.x to Retain 3.x (Windows)
Moving Retain to a New Server
Moving Retain To New Server (Linux to Linux)
Moving Retain To New Server (Linux to Windows)
Moving Retain To New Server (Windows to Linux)
Moving Retain To New Server (Windows to Windows)
Moving MySQL Database to Another Server
MySQL Upgrade (Linux)
MySQL Upgrade (Windows)
How to Revert a Failed 2.x to 3.x Migrated Database
Installing Reporting and Monitoring Server
How to install Reporting and Monitoring Server after Retain has been installed.
Post Install Items
Once you have upgraded Retain also install the software patches.
For more information browse to our support page or give us a call.