Upgrade Guide

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Overview of the Upgrade Process to WebLogic Portal 10.3


Portal 9.2, 10.0, 10.2 to 10.3 Upgrade Overview

Portal 8.1 to 10.3 Upgrade Overview

Library Module Changes

Supported Features Comparison


Event Handling


Upgrading to WebLogic Portal 10.3

Before You Begin

Database Changes During Upgrade

DDL Files

Backing Up Your Applications and Data

Removing Unneeded Database Objects

Upgrading to WebLogic Portal 10.3

Upgrading Your Portal Domain

Upgrading from Portal 9.2 and 10.0/10.2 to 10.3

Upgrading from Portal 8.1 to 10.3

Functional Changes for WebLogic Portal 10.3

Functional Changes Affecting Your WebLogic Portal Environment

Functional Changes from Portal 8.1 to 10.3

Upgrading to the SQL Authenticator

Upgrading Federated Portals from 8.1 to 10.3


Upgrading Producer and Consumer Applications

Upgrading Only the Producer Applications

Upgrading Only the Consumer Applications

Listing Producer Handles

Updating Producer Registration Handles

Upgrading UUPs

Understanding JSP Tag Changes

Upgrading Autonomy Search Services

Using 8.1 Search within a 10.0 Portal Application

Upgrading to Use 10.0 Search after Using 8.1 Search with a 10.0 Portal Application

Manually Upgrading Passwords in Content Management Repositories

Maintaining Content Queries

Upgrading Look & Feels

Import Wizard Does Not Handle Some Legacy Jar Files

Changes in Behavior Between Struts 1.1 and 1.2

Portlet State Persistence

WSRP Security Compatibility

Working with Encoding in HTTP Responses

Setting Encoding for 8.1

Setting Encoding for 10.3

Disconnected Desktop Requires desktopStateShared Property

Correcting Duplicate Portlet Category Names in an Upgraded Application

Propagation Utility Web Application Obsolete

Definition Labels Not Editable in 10.3

Propagation Inventory Compatibility

Functional Changes from Portal 9.2 to 10.2/10.3

Upgrading Federated Portals

Upgrading UUPs

Disconnected Desktop Requires desktopStateShared Property

Upgrading Search Services

Repository Configuration Settings for Using CM Full-Text Search

Update Autonomy Configuration Files

Supporting Double Quotes in WLP Content Search Queries

Supporting Japanese Characters in your WLP Content Queries

Migrating your Autonomy Installation to the 10.3 Directory

Copy Required Files to the New Location

Export Indexed Data from the 9.2 IDOL Location

Import 9.2 Indexed Data to the 10.3 IDOL Location

Re-Index WLP Content

WSRP Security Compatibility

Upgrading Propagation Scripts

Propagation Inventory Compatibility

Performing Database Upgrade Tasks Manually

Upgrading your Main WebLogic Portal 8.1, 9.2, or 10.0 Database

Upgrading 8.1, 9.2, or 10.0 PointBase Databases

Upgrading to the 10.3 WebLogic Server SQL Authenticator

Upgrading Separate 8.1 Behavior Tracking Databases

Upgrading Additional 8.1, 9.2, or 10.0 Content Management Databases

Upgrading a 9.2 GroupSpace Database

Dropping Deprecated RDBMS Authenticator Tables After Upgrade

Dropping Deprecated Compoze Database Tables After Upgrade

Upgrading WebLogic Portal 8.1 Projects to WebLogic Portal 10.3

WebLogic Portal 8.1 Features Not Supported in WebLogic Portal 10.3

Upgrade Considerations and Tips

Command-Based and Ant Task Upgrade Not Supported

Enabling Communities Features in Upgraded Visitor Tools

Upgrading Look And Feels

Upgrading Custom Controls that Have Custom Properties

Upgrading Tuned Thread Pools for Forked Portlets

Upgraded Applications Use Struts 1.1 and Related J2EE Libraries

Changes in Behavior Between Struts 1.1 and 1.2

Ampersand Entities in Portal URLs

Upgrading Individual application-config.xml Files Later

Correcting Duplicate Portlet Category Names Before Propagating an Upgraded Application

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