Upgrading Opencast from 7.x to 8.x

This guide describes how to upgrade Opencast 7.x to 8.x. In case you need information about how to upgrade older versions of Opencast, please refer to older release notes.

How to Upgrade

  1. Stop your current Opencast instance
  2. Replace Opencast with the new version
  3. Back-up Opencast files and database (optional)
  4. Upgrade the database

You can find the database upgrade script in docs/upgrade/7_to_8/.