About Upgrades

The automated update process available with previous IDM versions is no longer supported. This chapter describes the manual process required to upgrade an existing IDM deployment. At a high level, the manual update process involves the following steps:

  1. Install IDM 7.1.

  2. Optionally, place your existing server in maintenance mode.

  3. Migrate your existing IDM configuration to the new installation.

  4. Update your repository.

  5. Test that your scripts and customizations work as expected.

  6. Migrate existing data to the new installation.

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