Sun Identity Manager 8.1 Upgrade

Task 2: Choose the Target Identity Manager Version (Enhanced)

When performing a skip-level upgrade, you must plan your upgrade path after deciding which Identity Manager version is your target.

Note –

For information about Identity Manager upgrade paths, see Upgrade Paths and Support Policies in Sun Identity Manager 8.1 Release Notes.

The standard upgrade processes supplied with each full Identity Manager release generally upgrade an existing installation from any version of the previous major release.

Remember that each stop in the upgrade path requires a different version of the Identity Manager product. To plan your skip-level upgrade, you must read the Release Notes provided for the Identity Manager product version at each stop in the upgrade path.

For example, if you are upgrading Identity Manager from version 6.0 to version 8.1, you must read the Release Notes for the following versions of Identity Manager: