Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Two quick questions about Bitbucket server release upgrade

Hello,

we are planning the upgrade of Bitbucket server release on a test server of ours: its current release is Stash v3.0.4 and we want to updrage it to Bitbucket 5.9.1.

 

- Do we have to do an intermediate release upgrade (for example to 4.xx) or can we perform a direct migration (following https://confluence.atlassian.com/bitbucketserver059/upgrade-bitbucket-server-from-an-archive-file-949255740.html )  from 3.0.4 to 5.9.1?

 

- On this Test server we have a “Bitbucket (Server) 10 Users: Starter License” whose support and updates is ended: do we have to renew this license before executing the release upgarde ?

 

Best regards

 

2 answers

0 votes

Hi David,

Bitbucket Server 5.9 has already reached end-of-life status - is there any reason why you don't just upgrade straight to version 7?

Cheers,

Christian

Premier Support Engineer

Atlassian

Hi Christian,

I work in a corporate where they are still on Bitbucket 5.9 and our department has to be upgrade our old release but keeping it aligned with the rest of the company tools releases.

Thanks,

regards,

David

0 votes
Alexis Robert Community Leader Jun 22, 2020

Hi @David , 

 

I don't remember having to do intermediate upgrades for Bitbucket so I think you're fine : the biggest change is that most configuration is now done in bitbucket.properties rather than server.xml, you can view the documentation to migrate it here : https://confluence.atlassian.com/bitbucketserver059/migrate-server-xml-customizations-to-bitbucket-properties-949255746.html.

Regarding the license : you will need to renew it before doing the upgrade

 

Let me know if this helps, 

 

--Alexis

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Bitbucket

New improvements to user management in Bitbucket Cloud 👥

Hey Community! We’re willing to wager that quite a few of you not only use Bitbucket, but administer it too. Our team is excited to share that we’ll be releasing improvements throughout this month of...

3,741 views 10 16
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you