Upgrading AM/OpenAM

This book provides information on upgrading AM/OpenAM including best practice advice, recommended procedures for different upgrade scenarios and known issues.

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Table of Contents

  • 1 Debug Logging
    • 1.1 How do I enable message level debugging for install and upgrade issues with AM/OpenAM (All versions) ?
  • 2 Backing Up
    • 2.1 How do I make a backup of configuration data in AM/OpenAM (All versions)?
    • 2.2 FAQ: Backing up AM/OpenAM
  • 3 Best Practices
    • 3.1 Best practice for upgrading to AM 6.x
    • 3.2 Best practice for upgrading to AM 5.x
    • 3.3 Best practice for upgrading to OpenAM 13.x
    • 3.4 Best practice for migrating policies when upgrading to OpenAM 12.x or 13.x
  • 4 Recommended Processes
    • 4.1 How do I upgrade AM/OpenAM (All versions) if I am using a site configuration?
    • 4.2 How do I upgrade AM/OpenAM (All versions) with minimal downtime when replication is used?
    • 4.3 How do I upgrade Amster configuration files when upgrading to AM 6.5?
    • 4.4 How do I upgrade Apache Tomcat for an existing AM/OpenAM (All versions) install?
  • 5 Frequently Asked Questions
    • 5.1 FAQ: Upgrading AM/OpenAM
    • 5.2 FAQ: Installing AM/OpenAM
    • 5.3 What versions of DS/OpenDJ are compatible with AM/OpenAM?
    • 5.4 What versions of Policy Agents are compatible with AM/OpenAM?
    • 5.5 What versions of IG/OpenIG are compatible with AM/OpenAM?
    • 5.6 What versions of AM/OpenAM are compatible with IDM/OpenIDM?
    • 5.7 What Java versions are ForgeRock products supported on?
    • 5.8 How do I check what version of AM/OpenAM (All versions) I have installed?
    • 5.9 What automation tools are available for installing, upgrading and configuring AM/OpenAM deployments (All versions)?
  • 6 Known Issues
    • 6.1 AM/OpenAM (All versions) upgrade fails when is empty or corrupted
    • 6.2 Upgrade to AM/OpenAM (All versions) fails when anonymous access is disabled in DS/OpenDJ
    • 6.3 Upgrade from AM 6.5 to 6.5.x doesn't start because The entry ou=am-config does not include a subschemaSubentry attribute
    • 6.4 Data validation failed error when creating or updating user data store LDAP attributes after upgrading to AM 6.5.1 or 6.5.2.x
    • 6.5 Outdated JSP pages causing problems after upgrading AM/OpenAM (All versions)
    • 6.6 Error during shutdown message when stopping an AM 6 instance running on Apache Tomcat
    • 6.7 Creating authentication module via ssoadm causes Not found error in AM 5, 5.1.x and OpenAM 13.0, 13.5
    • 6.8 Upgrade to OpenAM 12.x or 13.x fails with Failed to modify privilege! message when migrating policies
    • 6.9 REST API calls fail after upgrading to OpenAM 12.x or 13.x
    • 6.10 JCEEncryption:: failed to decrypt data error when accessing the admin console in OpenAM 12.x or 13.x
    • 6.11 OpenAM 13.0 hangs when creating or updating policies and policy sets with BLOCKED and WAITING threads