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Software requirements for upgrading FileNet P8 components to version 5.2.1 or 5.5.x

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Abstract

Before upgrading FileNet P8 components to version 5.2.1 or 5.5.x, you must verify that they are at the required released version, build number, and fix pack level.

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Upgrading to FileNet Content Manager V5.5.x

To upgrade to Content Platform Engine V5.5.x, your system must be at V5.2.0 or later.

Before starting your upgrade to FileNet Content Manager V5.5.x, refer to the FileNet Fix Pack Compatibility for Content Platform Engine 5.5.x and to the appropriate FileNet Content Manager V5.5.x software product compatibility report to determine whether components used in your environment are compatible with the software level to which you are moving, or whether they will also need to be updated.

The fix pack compatibility matrix is provided in the following tech note:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=3278&uid=swg27014734

The following link is to the FileNet Content Manager V5.5.0 software product compatibility report:
https://www.ibm.com/software/reports/compatibility/clarity-reports/report/html/softwareReqsForProduct?deliverableId=F3DC0660352311E7AA21484D79653FDD&osPlatforms=AIX|Linux|Windows&duComponentIds=S004|S005|S006|S001|S007|S009|S003|S008|S011&mandatoryCapIds=30|9|132|20|26&optionalCapIds=7|12|128|1|35|221|19|16

The following link is to the FileNet Content Manager V5.5.1 software product compatibility report:
https://www.ibm.com/software/reports/compatibility/clarity-reports/report/html/softwareReqsForProduct?deliverableId=01F64F40224411E895B382FBC780E8BA&osPlatforms=AIX|Linux|Windows&duComponentIds=S003|S009|S008|S005|S007|S002|S004|S006|S001&mandatoryCapIds=30|9|132|20|26&optionalCapIds=380|7|12|128|35|19|16

The following link is to the FileNet Content Manager Container V5.5.1 software product compatibility report:
https://www.ibm.com/software/reports/compatibility/clarity-reports/report/html/softwareReqsForProduct?deliverableId=0A5791006F5E11E8A0B560E89C071ECC&osPlatforms=Linux&duComponentIds=S001|S002|S003&mandatoryCapIds=341|9|20|26&optionalCapIds=380|221|19

Upgrading to FileNet Content Manager V5.2.1


The following information shows the required released version, build number, and fix pack level (where applicable) for each FileNet P8 component before starting an upgrade to Content Platform Engine V5.2.1.

If any FileNet P8 component is below the minimum build or fix pack level documented here, update that component accordingly before starting the upgrade.

Applying a fix pack to one component might necessitate applying fix packs to other components. Before applying any fix pack, review FileNet P8 Fix Pack Compatibility Matrices to assure compatibility between all installed components.

Upgrading from version 5.2.0 to version 5.2.1

FileNet P8 component Released version Build number
Content Platform Engine CPE 5.2.0.3 dap520.003.147
Application Engine AE 4.0.2.14 iFix001 per450.314
IBM Content Search Services CSS 5.2.0.0 EMCTS v2.1 build# 3740
IBM FileNet P8 eForms eForms 4.0.2 raptor330.046
IBM Enterprise Records IER 5.1.0 rec500.190
IBM FileNet Workplace XT WPXT 1.1.5.2 iFix002 orion115.211
IBM FileNet Content Federation Services CFS 5.2.0.2 hel520.002.015
IBM FileNet Rendition Engine RE 5.2.0 re511.036
IBM FileNet Business Process Framework BPF 4.1.0-005 bpf415.005.021
FileNet Integration for Microsoft Office FIMO 1.1.5.5 imo115.005.002
IBM Content Navigator ICN 2.0.2.5
ICN 2.0.3
icn202.500.091
icn203.555
IBM Content Navigator for Microsoft Office NMO 2.0.2.5
NMO 2.0.3
nmo202.500.012
nmo203.312
IBM Case Foundation ICF 5.2.0.3 dap520.003.147

Notes

  1. Content Engine, in versions 4.5.1 through 5.1, became Content Platform Engine in version 5.2.0 and later.
     
  2. In version 5.2.0, Process Engine became part of Content Platform Engine and has no separate upgrade to version 5.2.1.
     
  3. IBM Legacy Content Search Engine version 5.1 is the terminal release of this product. The upgraded environment of FileNet P8 supports IBM Content Search Services. Before upgrading to version 5.2.1, you need to migrate from IBM Content Search Engine to IBM Content Search Services.
     
  4. IBM InfoSphere Enterprise Records in version 4.5.1 is called IBM Enterprise Records in version 5.0 and later.
     
  5. IBM FileNet Process Analyzer in version 4.5.1 is called IBM Case Analyzer in version 5.0 and later.
     
  6. In version 5.2.0, the IBM Case Analyzer server became part of Content Platform Engine, and the IBM Case Analyzer client became part of IBM Case Foundation. There is no separate upgrade of the IBM Case Analyzer server to version 5.2.1. However upgrade of the IBM Case Analyzer client applications might be required.
     
  7. IBM FileNet Business Activity Monitor 4.5.0 is the terminal release of this product. The upgraded environment of FileNet P8 supports direct CognosNow! integration through IBM FileNet Process Monitor. Before upgrading to version 5.2.1, you need to migrate from IBM FileNet Business Activity Monitor to IBM FileNet Process Monitor.
     
  8. There are no new releases of Application Engine, IBM FileNet P8 eForms, IBM FileNet Workplace XT, and Business Process Framework. Process Simulator, Rendition Engine, and FileNet Integration with Microsoft Office. If these components are already at the latest build (as shown in the tables), you do not need to update them.

Upgrading from version 4.5.1 to version 5.2.1
Note that version 4.5.1 went to End of Service 30 April 2014

The following table provides the minimum levels from which to start your upgrade.

FileNet P8 component Released version Build number
Content Engine CE 4.5.1-008 dap451.008.026
Process Engine PE 4.5.1-004 pe451.004.005
Application Engine AE 4.0.2.14 iFix001 per450.314
IBM FileNet P8 eForms eForms 4.0.2 raptor330.046
IBM InfoSphere Enterprise Records IER 4.5.1 rec220.125
IBM FileNet Workplace XT WPXT 1.1.5.2 iFix002 orion115.211
IBM FileNet Content Federation Services CFS 4.5.1-001 hel451.001.004
IBM FileNet Process Analyzer PA 4.5.1-002 pa451.002.002
IBM FileNet Business Activity Monitor BAM 4.5 bam450.009
IBM FileNet Rendition Engine 4.5.1.0-P8RE-IF001 re451.000.001.003
IBM FileNet Business Process Framework BPF 4.1.0-005 bpf415.005.021


Upgrading from version 5.0 to version 5.2.1
Note that this version went to End of Service 30 April 2016

The following table provides the minimum levels from which to start your upgrade.

FileNet P8 component Released version Build number
Content Engine CE 5.0.0-002 dap452.002.003
Process Engine PE 5.0.0-006 pui460.006.013
Application Engine AE 4.0.2.14 iFix001 per450.314
IBM Content Search Services CSS 5.0.0 cas100.182c
IBM FileNet P8 eForms eForms 4.0.2 raptor330.046
IBM Enterprise Records IER 4.5.1 rec220.125
IBM FileNet Workplace XT WPXT 1.1.5.2 iFix002 orion115.211
IBM FileNet Content Federation Services CFS 5.0.0-001 hel460.001.004
IBM FileNet Rendition Engine RE 5.0.0-002 re452.002.008
IBM FileNet Business Process Framework BPF 4.1.0-005 bpf415.005.021
FileNet Integration for Microsoft Office FIMO 1.1.5.5 imo115.005.002
IBM Content Navigator ICN 2.0.2.5
ICN 2.0.3
icn202.500.091
icn203.555
IBM Content Navigator for Microsoft Office NMO 2.0.2.5
NMO 2.0.3
nmo202.500.012
nmo203.312

Upgrading from version 5.1 to version 5.2.1

Note that this version went to End of Service 30 April 2017


The following table provides the minimum levels from which to start your upgrade.

FileNet P8 component Released version Build number
Content Platform Engine CE 5.1.0-004 dap501.004.014
Process Engine PE 5.0.0-006 pe460.006.0013
Application Engine AE 4.0.2.14 iFix001 per450.314
IBM Content Search Services 5.1.0.0-P8CSS-IF006 ECMTS v1.5 build# 1869
IBM FileNet P8 eForms eForms 4.0.2 raptor330.046
IBM Enterprise Records IER 5.1.0 rec500.190
IBM FileNet Workplace XT WPXT 1.1.5.2 iFix002 orion115.211
IBM FileNet Content Federation Services CFS 5.1.0-001 hel501.001.006
IBM FileNet Rendition Engine RE 5.1.0-001 re501.001.008
IBM FileNet Business Process Framework BPF 4.1.0-005 bpf415.005.021
FileNet Integration for Microsoft Office FIMO 1.1.5.5 imo115.005.002
IBM Content Navigator ICN 2.0.2.5
ICN 2.0.3
icn202.500.091
icn203.555
IBM Content Navigator for Microsoft Office NMO 2.0.2.5
NMO 2.0.3
nmo202.500.012
nmo203.312

Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
Content Foundation Platform Independent 5.2.1, 5.5.x

Document information

More support for: FileNet Content Manager

Software version: 5.2.1, 5.5.x

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 7044022

Modified date: 10 July 2018


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