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Bitbucket Server upgrade path from 5.0.1 to 7.6 LTS

We are currently using Bitbucket server 5.0.1 on RHEL 6 can we upgrade directly to the 7.6 Long Term Support release or do we need to upgrade to an intermediate version eg 6.0 first?

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Daniel Ebers Community Leader Nov 23, 2020

Hi Ian,

welcome to Atlassian Community!

As per documentation it is possible without the intermediate step of going to version 6 first.

This is found here:
https://confluence.atlassian.com/bitbucketserver/bitbucket-server-upgrade-guide-776640551.html

In chapter 6. there are some versions mentioned which are even older.

Same time there is a yellow info box warning that version 7 is a major upgrade - so testing on a non-production environment will be necessary (and is absolutely recommended!) is all cases.

Please also review release notes:
https://confluence.atlassian.com/bitbucketserver/bitbucket-server-release-notes-872139866.html

Additionally please have a look at "supported platforms":
https://confluence.atlassian.com/bitbucketserver076/supported-platforms-1026535721.html

Cheers,
Daniel

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