The documentation and fixes necessary to upgrade from Lotus QuickPlace 6.5.1 or 7.0 to Lotus Quickr 8.2, without having to follow a multi-layered upgrade approach, are available.
As noted in the product announcement, planned availability for documentation describing the steps to do a side-by-side upgrade from Lotus QuickPlace to Lotus Quickr 8.2 is August 2009 for English and 30 to 90 days later for other national languages. Links to this documentation and supporting materials are provided below.
The supported configurations for upgrading to Lotus Quickr 8.2 are:
- side-by-side upgrade, moving from a QuickPlace release to Lotus Quickr 8.2
- multi-layered upgrade, moving from a QuickPlace release to Lotus Quickr 8.0, then from 8.0 to 8.1, then 8.1 to 8.2
To perform a side-by-side upgrade from QuickPlace to Lotus Quickr 8.2, follow the documentation in the Lotus Quickr wiki entry "Upgrading from QuickPlace 6.5.1 or QuickPlace 7.0 to IBM Lotus Quickr 8.2."
As noted in the documentation, you should apply the latest fix pack (Fix Pack 2 or later) from IBM Fix Central in order to have any necessary code changes for the upgrade process.
To perform a multi-layered upgrade from QuickPlace to Lotus Quickr 8.2, refer to the following documentation:
Lotus Quickr 8.2 Information Center: Upgrading
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