Upgrading the server

You can upgrade the HCL Launch server to incorporate to a later version. Always upgrade agents, agent relays in addition to upgrading the server. Upgrading the server, agents, agent relays are each completed independently. Unless specified, upgrade the server before you upgrade the agents.

About this task

Upgrading the HCL Launch server can be performed using the same methods as an initial installation. However, there are a number of considerations that must be taken into account during an upgrade. Read the following sections before performing the upgrade. Also, check out this white paper: Upgrading to HCL Launch 7. The upgrade process is a complete replacement of the server.

Note: When you upgrade the server, only plug-ins that are shipped with the product are upgraded to newer versions. The updated plug-ins are not necessarily compatible with an earlier version. When you upgrade, previous versions of the plug-ins are kept on the server. You cannot create processes with previous versions of plug-ins, but you can deploy snapshots that use the old versions of the plug-ins.