Upgrading version with full package

TUTORIAL: HOW TO UPGRADE TO A NEW VERSION INCLUDING A DATABASE REVISION

(On the server hosting NeoGroupe applications)

(Replace Neowinners by NeoScreener or NBS if applying to another product)
  1. Disconnect the users by means of the “Connections” tab in the HF CC. Select which users to disconnect, and eventually send message prior to disconnection.
  2. Backup database
  3. Go to HF Control Center. Double click on DB name
  4. Backups tab/ new backup icon / make a new hot backup of one db with save indexes in “Backups”, no procedures, next and done.
  5. Click on the update icon until it is completed, if you want to see progress.
  6. Copy old neowinners folder elsewhere (for example to D:\tmp\NeoWinners before upgrade to ver x.x
  7. Run install package Install_NeoWinners_X.exe
  8. Custom setup
  9. Destination directory must be as in D:\NeoWinners, where you installed the previous version
    1. ABSOLUTELY SELECT ADVANCED OPTIONS
    2. Unckeck hot backup without disconnecting users
    3. Check interactive database modification
    4. Uncheck save data
    5. Hit Ok
  10. Hit next
  11. Do not save replaced executables, hit next, hit install.
  12. Overwrite all conflicts with files, if any.
    1. “MODIFICATION AUTOMATIQUE DES DONNEES” – PAY ATTENTION
    2. Uncheck all files that start with « file://\\ »
    3. Then find files on an HFCS C/S Server
    4. Server = Localhost
    5. Port = 4900
    6. Database = NeowinnersXXXX
    7. User = admin
    8. Password = xxxxxxx
    9. Check that the files that were retrieved in the list of files to modify is accurate then
    10. Hit connect/OK
  13. If being asked (because users re-connected in the mean time), disconnect users at this time.
  14. Database modification is being performed.
  15. At the final screen UN CHECK all options (do not put a shortcut on desktop / start menus and startup program)

END of tutorial. Your database revision and new version installation is done.

Launch executable to test if process went ok.