Upgrade PP 4.5 - 5.0 (Windows)

To upgrade your PoolParty installation, follow the steps described below.


Anew license managerhas been integrated in PoolParty 5.0. All customers with active maintenance contracts will receive new license keys. Take care to have yournew license keys readybefore you upgrade your PoolParty server.

In order to upgrade to a specific PoolParty release, you must ensure that your current PoolParty installation is at the immediate previous release. In other words, you cannot skip any intermediate releases when upgrading PoolParty. For example, if your PoolParty installation is at version 4.2 and you want to end up at 5.0, you must perform the upgrade to 4.5 and then to 5.0.

Note that with release 4.1 a 64bit build of the Sun/Oracle Java 7 Runtime Environment is required for running a PoolParty server.

These instructions assume you are upgrading a PoolParty default installation for Windows with Apache Tomcat installed atC:/Programs/Apache Software Foundation/Tomcat 6.0/and PoolParty's data-files residing atC:/Users/poolparty/PoolParty/.

Upgrade Procedure

Before you upgrade, make sure you have a working backup of your existing installation.

STEP 1: Start the PoolPartySetup.exe and follow the instructions on screen.

STEP 2: Copy your new license keys to the license directory and remove the old keys.

  • C:/Users/poolparty/PoolParty/config/licenses

STEP 3: Start your PoolParty server

Run Post Update Scripts

After you login into PoolParty for the first time after the update, you have to run the PoolParty migration script:

  • http://<your-serverurl>/PoolParty/!/migrate

The script lists all updates to twill be done. The migration is triggered clicking the Start Migration button. A progress bar and an info box show the progress and status of the migration. When the process has been finished an overview of the migration steps per project is provided.


You need to have the Superadministrator role assigned to be able to run those scripts.