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Updating Confluence to most current level from Confluence 5.7.4

Currently we are on old level Confluence 5.7.4 , Need to bring Confluence to most current level. Would appreciate help with steps needed to accomplish this task. 

 

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@jovan savin 

 

Hi Jovan

looking at the upgrade path at

https://confluence.atlassian.com/doc/confluence-upgrade-matrix-960695895.html

upgrades from 5.7.4 to version 7.x is supported.

In that case you should refer to the official upgrade documentation available at https://confluence.atlassian.com/doc/upgrading-confluence-4578.html

 

All the best

Kurt

Kurt,
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Can you share the steps you would take to upgrade from 5.7 to 7, I have not done this before would need some guidence
in how to safely acoplish this upgrade. Biggest worry is we have multiple users numerous spaces and pages the largest user is daily BLOG that
technical group uses it spans over number of years begining in 2017. How do I upgrade keeping everything we have so far in order.
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Jovan Savin
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@jovan savin 

 

Hi Jovan

 

i hope that you have a test environment available to test the upgrade procedure itself.

The most important thing before you start the upgrade is to have backups of your filesystems and the database used by confluence.

Afterwards i would check on the installed apps, if they need to get updated or if there are any incompatible ones that should get deactivated.

 

The upgrade itself is best done by using the installer.

 

If you had any changes to your configuration (e.g. ssl config of the tomcat connector, you might need to redo these changes after the installation)

 

All the best

 

Kurt

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