For an upgrade from a v3.0 installation, please see Upgrading from Identity Broker v3.0 below for additional details. Upgrades post-v4.0 are as simple as running the
UNIFY Identity Broker.msi installer package.
Upgrading the Identity Broker Service
To begin installation, first ensure that all Identity Broker operations have finished and the service has been stopped.
Web.config) are not preserved.
Locate and run the
UNIFY Identity Broker v5.2.msi installation package from Windows Explorer.
The title screen of the installation wizard will be shown.
Click Next to continue.
Read and accept the UNIFY Software License Agreement.
The v3.0 configuration directory step can be skipped for upgrades from an Identity Broker v4.0 installation and onwards. Please see Upgrading from Identity Broker v3.0 below for additional details for a v3.0 upgrade.
Configure database settings. The Attempt Upgrade option should be selected. If you wish to create manually upgrade the database, select the Manual Install option.
Enter the credentials for the Windows account that the Service will run as.
Select an installation directory for the Identity Broker Service. The default installation will be
C:\Program Files\UNIFY Solutions\Identity Broker
Select an installation directory.
Confirm the values specified for this installation.
Confirm to begin the installation.
A progress bar will appear showing the progress of the installation.
Wait for the installation to complete.
The installation has completed successfully.
Click Finish to close the installation window.
The Identity Broker service has now been upgraded.
Adding back modifications
As not all files are preserved during the upgrade (e.g.
Web.config), any custom modifications that had been made to the file must be added back in from the backed up file.
Starting the Service
To start the service, first open the Services window from Administrative Tools. Alternatively, run
services.msc from command prompt.
Open the Services page, and select Yes if prompted to continue.
Find the UNIFY Identity Broker service, and start it.
Start the UNIFY Identity Broker service.
To verify the installation, please see the Verifying Installation section of Installing the Identity Broker Service.
Upgrading from Identity Broker v3.0
An in place upgrade is not possible from v3.0 to v4.0. To begin, copy the
Extensibility directory from the v3.0 installation directory to another folder. The default directory is
C:\Program Files\UNIFY Solutions\Services\Extensibility\
Next, the Identity Broker v3.0 service should be uninstalled. Please follow the steps on Uninstalling the Identity Broker Service. Uninstall all v3.0 plugins for Identity Broker, including Connectors. Follow the Upgrading the Identity Broker Service section above. However, select the directory containing the copied configuration from the v3.0 installation on the following screen:
Click the Browse button.
Navigate to the copied v3.0 configuration directory and click OK.
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Continue with the rest of Upgrading the Identity Broker Service guide from the section above.
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