Migration From Earlier Versions of Alloy Discovery

Perform the following steps to upgrade:

  1. Install Alloy Discovery 8
    1. Install Server Components of Alloy Discovery 8
    2. Optional: Migrate to a New Alloy Discovery 8 Database
    3. Optional: Activate Your Test Alloy Discovery 8
  2. Optional: Test Your Alloy Discovery 8
    1. Start Alloy Inventory Server 8
    2. Optional: Review Your Test Database
  3. Deactivate Your Previous Version of Alloy Discovery
    1. Stop Alloy Inventory Server of the Previous Version
    2. Force Users to Log Off
  4. Optional: Stop Alloy Inventory Server 8 for the Test Database
    1. Optional: Stop Alloy Inventory Server 8 for the Test Database
    2. Upgrade the Production Alloy Discovery Database
    3. Activate the product
    4. Start Your Alloy Inventory Server 8
    5. Upgrade Client Components for Technicians
  5. Perform Additional Steps
    1. Optional: Uninstall Alloy Discovery of the Previous Version
    2. Optional: Remove Unneeded SQL Server Login Accounts