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AEM upgrade from 6.2 to 6.4

md_kamranuddin
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How to upgrade from AEM 6.2 to AEM 6.4 with new/fresh installation approach and not the inplace upgrade approach?

Can anyone help with the detailed steps to be carried for this process?

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Gaurav-Behl
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The link shared by Arun is comprehensive and includes every aspect

For a fresh 6.4 install, you'd follow the same steps for standalone install. Check the Deploying AEM section @ Adobe Experience Manager Help | Deploying User Guide based on your requirements of standalone installation or app server installation and in case you want to set up a separate datastore. Once the server is set up, you could fix the source code and migrate it using package manager or vault tools or a similar tool.

Make sure to convert crx to oak using - java -Xmx4096m -jar aem-quickstart.jar -v -x crx2oak -xargs -- --load-profile <<YOUR_PROFILE>> <<ADDITIONAL_FLAGS>>

Follow the steps mentioned here --  Performing an In-Place Upgrade

Couple of links:

https://helpx.adobe.com/experience-manager/6-3/sites/deploying/using/pre-upgrade-maintenance-tasks.h...Planning Your Upgrade

Pre-Upgrade Maintenance Tasks

Adobe Experience Manager Help | Repository Restructuring in AEM 6.4  -- repository restructuring guidelines

Assessing the Upgrade Complexity with the Pattern Detector  -- use this to understand the scope of changes/rework required

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md_kamranuddin
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The above link is for in-place upgrade approach. I want to upgrade from AEM 6.2 to AEM 6.4 with new/fresh installation approach. Can anyone help with providing the detail and elaborate steps on how to proceed for this. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Gaurav-Behl
Correct answer by
Community Advisor
Community Advisor

The link shared by Arun is comprehensive and includes every aspect

For a fresh 6.4 install, you'd follow the same steps for standalone install. Check the Deploying AEM section @ Adobe Experience Manager Help | Deploying User Guide based on your requirements of standalone installation or app server installation and in case you want to set up a separate datastore. Once the server is set up, you could fix the source code and migrate it using package manager or vault tools or a similar tool.

Make sure to convert crx to oak using - java -Xmx4096m -jar aem-quickstart.jar -v -x crx2oak -xargs -- --load-profile <<YOUR_PROFILE>> <<ADDITIONAL_FLAGS>>

Follow the steps mentioned here --  Performing an In-Place Upgrade

Couple of links:

https://helpx.adobe.com/experience-manager/6-3/sites/deploying/using/pre-upgrade-maintenance-tasks.h...Planning Your Upgrade

Pre-Upgrade Maintenance Tasks

Adobe Experience Manager Help | Repository Restructuring in AEM 6.4  -- repository restructuring guidelines

Assessing the Upgrade Complexity with the Pattern Detector  -- use this to understand the scope of changes/rework required

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