Question: Are direct upgrades from Mart release r9.x to version 2020r1 supported?
Yes, any erwin Mart r9.x version can be directly upgraded to the 2020r1 release. Steps to upgrade are specific to the DBMS used as Mart's backend:
A few additional items to consider...
- Mart 2020r1 includes a number of changes to the backend schema that optimize user experience while running reports. Due to these changes, the upgrade process will take longer than in previous releases. See the following reference for specific examples and suggestions:
-Prior to upgrading to any Mart 9.x version, be sure to take a backup of your existing database, to prevent data loss
-All data within Mart is stored in the backend database with the exception of the database connection information and LDAP/ AD connection information. These connection details are stored in C:\ProgramData\erwin\Mart Server\MartConfiguration.config.