Subject: Grouper Users - Open Discussion List
Re: [grouper-users] Upgrade process from Grouper 2.2.2 to 2.5
- From: Robert Bradley <>
- To: Scott Koranda <>
- Subject: Re: [grouper-users] Upgrade process from Grouper 2.2.2 to 2.5
- Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 10:44:24 +0100
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On 30/04/2020 13:16, Scott Koranda wrote:
> I have not upgraded from 2.2.x to 2.5.x, but I did just
> successfully complete an upgrade from 2.3.x to 2.5.x.
> The strategy I used was to begin by fully patching 2.3.x. I then
> did an "in place" upgrade to 2.4.x using the grouperInstaller.jar.
> Once I was running a fully patched 2.4.x I then converted from
> using a subject sources.xml file to a subject.properties file and
> make sure my 2.4.x still worked. Next I converted to using the
> database to store configuration, so that the only remaining
> configuration in files is grouper.hibernate.properties and
> morphString.properties. At that point transitioning to running the
> 2.5.x container was straightforward.
Sorry for the delay in replying, and thanks for your reply. I was
afraid you might say that...
In our environment, we're building Grouper from source and then
building Debian packages from that. We then use our configuration
management system to push the configuration files to our servers. The
process makes rebuilding servers as-is far easier, but means upgrading
through multiple versions is far more time-consuming than just running
the installer several times. :(
Dr Robert Bradley
Identity and Access Management Team, IT Services, University of Oxford
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- Re: [grouper-users] Upgrade process from Grouper 2.2.2 to 2.5, Robert Bradley, 05/13/2020
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