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From Markus Schuch <>
Subject Re: Migration from mcf 1.1 to 1.7
Date Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:02:50 GMT
Hi Karl,

thanks for the quick response.
We will try it then and report the results.


Am 20. Oktober 2014 23:55:16 MESZ, schrieb Karl Wright <>:
>Hi Marcus,
>The schema changes are handled automatically by ManifoldCF, so you do
>need to start with a clean database.  All you have to do is run either
>new single-process example (or combined war), or the "initialize.bat"
>script (for multiprocess deployments) after configuring properties.xml
>point to your database instance.
>I recommend that you back up your database first, of course, but so far
>I've not heard of any upgrade issues.
>On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 5:49 PM, Markus Schuch <>
>> Hi users,
>> we plan to switch from mcf 1.1 to 1.7.
>> Are there any resources that sum up an describe the schema changes
>> backward compatibility for existing configurations?
>> We have the the following questions:
>> How are the schema changes handled? Is it necessary to start on an
>> database or can we just start 1.7 on the old database? If not, can an
>> existing crawler configuration be migrated to the new schema? (e.g.
>> migration path by using the import export feature)
>> Many thanks in advance
>> Markus

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