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Upgrading from a previous version of Alfresco Search Services

Use this information to upgrade from a previous version of Alfresco Search Services, such as 1.0, to Alfresco Search Services 1.3 with the Solr 6 search index server.
  1. Stop Alfresco Search Services 1.0.

    ./solr/bin/solr stop
  2. Backup or move the existing alfresco-search-services folder to a preferred location. For example, alfresco-search-services-1.0.
  3. Browse to the Support Portal:
  4. Download and unzip the Search Services distribution to a preferred location:

    By default, the contents of are decompressed in a folder at ./alfresco-search-services. So, the folder extracts into the same location as the zip.

  5. Copy archive and alfresco from the backup alfresco-search-services-1.0/solrhome/ to alfresco-search-services/solrhome/.
  6. Copy the contentstore from the backup to alfresco-search-services.
  7. (Optional) If you have changed the alfresco-search-services/ or alfresco-search-services/ file, you must restore it from your backup.
  8. Start Alfresco Search Services 1.3.

    ./solr/bin/solr start

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