This section describes known issues and associated solutions related to upgrading and using the Upgrade Tool.
When running the Upgrade Utility and identifying the install_dir as the source installation directory, the upgrade process upgrades only those domains that are created under install_dir/domains directory. Domains created in other locations are not upgraded.
Before starting the upgrade process, copy all the domain directories from their different locations to the install_dir/domains directory.
This problem has been observed on several Linux systems, it is most common on Java Desktop System 2 but has also been observed on RedHat distributions.
After clicking the Start Upgrade Tool button on the final installer screen, the installer fails to launch the upgrade tool to complete the upgrade process, and hangs indefinitely, not returning the command prompt.
This issue is not encountered if command line installation mode is used to run upgrade in place.
If you ran upgrade in place in GUI mode and encountered this problem, exit the installer by pressing Ctrl+C in the terminal window in which the installer was started.
Start upgrade tool from the terminal window, using following command:
install_dir/bin/asupgrade --source install_dir/domains --target install_dir --adminuser adminuser--adminpassword adminpassword --masterpassword changeit
adminuser and adminpassword should match the values used for the installation you are upgrading.
When the upgrade tool completes the upgrade process you can also start the browser and enter following URL in order to review About page:
If you also selected the installation option to register the product, follow the link to registration page available on product About page.
While running Upgrade Tool on Windows, you must close all files in the installation being upgraded. If a file is left open, then the Upgrade Tool has been observed to hang.