Upgrading Guard1 Plus 2.81 to Guard1 Plus SE 5.2

Published: 2015-12-04

 

Last Updated: 2015-12-04

 

Applies To

Overview

The current version of Guard1 Plus SE is 5.2, released in November 2015. You can upgrade to version 5.2 from the following earlier versions:

 

 

This document describes the procedure for upgrading from Guard1 Plus version 2.81.

 

 

 

IMPORTANT: To ensure that tour data is not lost, you should download all of your PIPEs just prior to beginning the upgrade, and instruct your users not to download the PIPEs again until the upgrade is complete, Guard1 Plus SE 5 is functional and all IP Downloaders are configured to communicate with the new Attendant.

 

Procedure

If you are installing Guard1 Plus SE 5 Server on a different PC than the one Guard1 Plus 2.81 is installed on:

  1. Create a Backup of your Guard1 Plus 2.81 database using the Guard1 Plus 2.81 Data Maintenance Wizard.
  2. Install and configure Guard1 Plus SE 5 as described in theGuard1 Plus SE Installation Guide section Installing Guard1 Plus Server Edition starting on Page 6.
  3. After finishing the Guard1 Plus SE 5 installation, run the Guard1 Plus SE 5 Data Maintenance Application by right-clicking its shortcut in the All Programs menu and selecting Run as administrator.
  4. Login with your Guard1 Plus SE Supervisor credentials.
  5. Click Restore .G1P file.
  6. Click the browse () button to select the Guard1 Plus 2.81 Backup file you created in Step 1.
  7. Click OK. The conversion/restore process will begin and may take several minutes depending on how large your Guard1 Plus 2.81 database is.
  8. When the conversion/restore process is complete, exit the Data Maintenance Application.
  9. Proceed to the section Connecting Your Downloader below.

 

 

If you are installing Guard1 Plus SE on the same PC that Guard1 Plus 2.81 is installed on (uncommon):

  1. Install and configure Guard1 Plus SE 5 as described in theGuard1 Plus SE Installation Guide section Installing Guard1 Plus Server Edition starting on Page 6.
  2. The Guard1 Plus SE 5 Data Maintenance Wizard will detect and automatically upgrade your Guard1 Plus 2.81 database as part of the configuration process.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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