Stop the Automation Server before the upgrade
On the computer hosting the Alloy Navigator
Run the Automation Server Manager from the Alloy Control Panel (Start > Alloy Software > Alloy Control Panel) or from the Start menu.
Enter the name or IP address of the SQL server that hosts your Alloy Navigator
Express2022 database, provide Alloy Navigator Express2022 administrative credentials, and choose the database name.
Click OK to exit the Automation Server Manager.