Will there be a migration path from Confluence 3.5 -> 5 ?

I know Confluence 5.0 is still in beta,... but will there be a direct upgrade possible from Confluence 3.5, or will we first have to upgrade to 4.x?

Thanks in advance.

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Normally, Atlassian recommends to upgrade to the latest mayor version number before going to a new mayor number version. This is because upgrades between mayor version are tested that way.

In your case, the path would be to upgrade to 4.3.x before going for 5.x.

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Hello Stuartu,

You can upgrade directly to version 5.0. Should not be a problem :) However, you can try the upgrade on a test environment first.

You can take a look at this guide:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Upgrading+Confluence#UpgradingConfluence-TestingtheUpgradeinaTestEnvironment

Cheers.

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