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Automating AEM upgrade (6.0 - 6.3.3)

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I am automating this AEM upgrade from 6.0 - 6.3 using Chef cookbook/recipes. For this I need to write two recipes. One which will automatically backup the repository content and other will upgrade the packages to 6.3. Any suggestions?

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Tastes like a "recipe" for disaster.

Why automate it? How are you going to trust the results? What data points will define success at each stage?

Jumping from 6.0 to 6.3 will involve a repository migration before you upgrade.

Lastly, AEM 6.3 will be end-of-core-support in April 2020, 5-6 months from now. If you're going through the effort to migrate off AEM 6.0 why not jump to 6.5 and set yourself up for long-term success.

I think automating the upgrade is a waste of time and is something that should be manually performed.

But that's just me.  Good luck

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Thanks for your suggestion marc. We would love to upgrade it directly to 6.5, but all this, automation and upgrade are client requirements which I personally cannot change. That was a nice piece of information though.