Upgrade Guide

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Upgrade from QuickBuild 1.x

Migration procedure

  1. Login to QuickBuild 1.x as administrator, switch to page Administration/Backup Database, and backup the database as backup.xml under QuickBuild 1.x's installation directory.
  2. Install QuickBuild2 following the installation guide. Assume installation directory for QuickBuild2 server is /opt/quickbuild2.
  3. Open a command prompt window, switch to directory /opt/quickbuild2/bin, and run command migrate.sh <QuickBuild 1.x installation directory> (or migrate.bat on Windows). The param <QuickBuild 1.x installation directory> should be replaced by the actual installation directory of
    QuickBuild 1.x.
  4. After migration, please check the file /opt/quickbuild2/migrate/migrate-log.html for all settings that can not be migrated and needs to be re-configured.

Important changes that affect 1.x users

  1. Configuration settings such as build necessary condition, variables definitions, promote settings, build clean up strategies are placed into advanced settings tab.
  2. Expressions have been changed a lot. Due to complexity of expressions, we can only migrate default expressions that have not been changed by users. For customized expressions, please rewrite them based on the scripting help, which can be accessed by poining mouse to the help icon when edit related properties.
  3. By default only one promote destination can be defined now. However multiple promote destinations can be enabled by using variables. Below is an example of how to define
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