When you upgrade to a new version of the software, you create a backup copy of your IBM® Cognos® Command Center repository database, run the installation wizard, and point the new installation to your existing database.
About this task
Before you upgrade to a new version of Cognos Command Center software, create a backup copy of your repository database. If you are upgrading to Cognos Command Center version 10.2.4 FP1 or newer, ensure that you have Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.1 or newer installed.
When upgrading the IBM Cognos Integration Server plug-in, you must edit all existing Cognos Integration Server computing resources because the set of attributes has changed. For more information, see the topic Cognos Command Center plug-in for Cognos Integration Server in the IBM Cognos Command Center Administration Guide.
When you run the installation wizard, the wizard does not delete a prior database. In the wizard, you must point the new installation to the existing database by using the following procedure.
For more information, see Server repository configuration in the wizard.
- Run the unified installation wizard.
- On the Database Type Selection page of the wizard, select the Use existing database option.