Upgrading Opencast from 8.x to 9.x

This guide describes how to upgrade Opencast 8.x to 9.x. In case you need information about how to upgrade older versions of Opencast, please refer to older release notes.

Configuration Changes

  1. The dispatch interval property is now called dispatch.interval and expects seconds instead of milliseconds etc/org.opencastproject.serviceregistry.impl.ServiceRegistryJpaImpl.cfg.

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
  5. Remove search index data folder
  6. Start Opencast
  7. Rebuild Admin UI and External API index