Upgrading and migrating

Learn how to upgrade HCL Launch elements, including the server, agents, and blueprint design server, and how to migrate data.

Best practices for upgrade

Follow these best practices for a smooth upgrade process:

  1. Open a support case to discuss your upgrade plan.
  2. Clean up your data to make your backups easier and minimize the upgrade time.
  3. Create a backup of all of your data and learn how to restore it.
  4. Read the release notes to know about the features introduced, defects fixed, and any deprecations starting from your current version to the version your want to upgrade.
  5. Review the upgrade notes that lists each build-specific considerations that are important before you upgrade.
  6. Clone your production server and test upgrade to fix issues that you may encounter during real-time upgrade.