Upgrade Business Analyze
Business Analyze 5.5 - Upgrade guideline
There are several path that could be followed for upgrading an existing Analyze PRO solution.
The safest way is to uninstall the product and reinstall the product by using the Windows Setup Installer. This is the recommended way of doing it.
Please read the release notes on the recommended upgrade way.
1) File upgrading
Locate the "Upgrade"-folder in the CDimage.
Copy all contents in this directory to your application directory.
Example: c:\Program Files(x86)\Business Analyze\vdir on your web server.
2) Database upgrading
Go to your installation path:
Example c:\Program Files(x86)\Business Analyze\vdir\bin\ and locate the file:
The application will read the configuration for the application automatically:
Then you will be asked if you are sure you want to upgrade and the host and database will be displayed.
After all has been upgrade the dialog will look like this:
3) Configuration file upgrading (web.config)
Validate the file webconfig.txt on the root of the application.
Here is a summary of changes which should be applied to the web.config.
We recommend to to copy webconfig.txt and modify it and overwrite the web.config with this copy.
You should change this with values from your old web.config file.
These keys need to be present in the "appSettings" section:
<!-- New from 4.11 --> <add key="default_layout" value="Standard" /> <add key="fw_helpcentral" value="true" /> <!-- New from 4.12 --> <add key="fw_singlesignon" value="false" /> <!-- Not new moved from top --> <add key="fw_formsfallback" value="true" /> <add key="fw_externalauth" value="disabled" /> <add key="fw_rootfolder" value="C:\Program Files (x86)\Business Analyze\vdir"/>
<!-- New from 5.0.0 -->
<add key="fw_pwtokenlifespanhours" value="1"/>
<add key="fw_pwtokenfromemail" value="firstname.lastname@example.org"/> <!-- Please put a customer specific address here -->
Follow this guideline to apply HTTPS:
After this you should upgrade the Data Sync Service:
First of all uninstall the the data sync service:
And follow the procedure for installation of the latest version from the CDImage.