Upgrading Guard1 Plus SE version 4.30 or 4.40 to version 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 SE version 4.30 or 4.40.

 

 

 

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.

 

Configure the SQL Server

If you are upgrading from Guard1 Plus SE 4.40 or 4.30 and using the same SQL Server you will need the following:

  1. The name and password for a SQL SysAdmin account (e.g. SA).
  2. The name and password of the Guard1 Plus SE SQL Login (typically guard).
  3. The SQL Server name or IP address, and instance name and custom ports (if applicable).
  4. The Reporting Services server name or IP address (if different from SQL Server), Virtual Directory name and custom ports (if applicable).
  5. Create a Backup of your Guard1 Plus SE Application and Configuration databases.

 

 

If you are moving your Guard1 Plus SE 4.40 or 4.30 databases to a new SQL Server you will need the following:

  1. The name and password for a SQL SysAdmin account (e.g. SA).
  2. The name and password of the Guard1 Plus SE SQL Login used on the old SQL Server (typically guard).
  3. The new SQL Server name or IP address, and instance name and custom ports (if applicable).
  4. The Reporting Services server name or IP address (if different from SQL Server), Virtual Directory Name and custom ports (if applicable).
  5. Backup files of the Guard1 Plus SE 4.x Application and Configuration databases from the old SQL Server.
    1. Restore these backup databases to the new server, using the same database names.
    2. Delete the old Guard1 Plus SE SQL Login from each database (typically guard).
  6. Create a new SQL Login for Guard1 Plus SE to use to access the databases.
    1. The suggested Login name is TksGuard1PlusUser.
    2. Default database is master.
    3. Enforce password policy must be disabled.
    4. Assign bulkadmin and dbcreator roles to the Login in addition to the default public role.
    5. Record the Login name and password for future reference.
    6. Add the new SQL Login to both Guard1 Plus SE databases.
    7. Enter dbo for the Defaut schema.
  7. Assign the db_owner Role Membership.

 

 

Upgrade Guard1 Plus SE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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