Questions tagged [upgrade]

Questions tagged with upgrade are about upgrading from an older version of SDL Tridion to a newer one. Usually the first step is an "upgrade scan" process to identify any risk areas or custom implementation that will need to change.

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“Unable to get template type with legacy id” error

I am working with the XPM in Tridion 2013 at the moment. I want to change the page template of one of my pages but when I click on the drop-down, there is an error notification popping up. It says: ...
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'Import-Module : Could not load file or assembly' when running 2013 sp1 DB upgrade scripts

I'm running the SDL Tridion 2013 Sp1 database upgrade scripts but running into the following error : Import-Module : Could not load file or assembly 'file:///C:\Tridion 2013 SP1\database\Scripts\...
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What should I look out for when upgrading from R5.2 to 2011 SP1

I am looking for some insight into real world experience of upgrading a Tridion 5.2 SP1 system to 2011 SP1. What must be changed or will definitely break (GUI extensions for example), what areas are ...
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Why are my TCDL Tags not converted to XPM markup?

After upgrading a 2013 GA environment to 2013 SP1 I am trying the new TCDL syntax for marking fields (<tcdl:Field/> and <tcdl:FieldValue/>). The problem is that this syntax does not get ...
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Failed upgrade from SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 HR2 to Tridion 2013 SP1

Created a new question for the sake of simplicity: Failed upgrade from Tridion 2011 SP1 to Tridion 2013 SP1 We had a SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 HR2 setup running with Oracle 11g R2 (11.2.0.2). We followed ...
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What should we consider when upgrading from SDL Tridion 2011 to 2013 and putting our non-production environments on the cloud?

Currently we have Tridion 2011 SP1, we are working on an RFP to upgrade to Tridion 2013 an put a portion of it in a cloud environment. As per a brief overview given by client in the RFP, we are ...
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Migrating Event System from 5.3 to 2011 SP1

We are currently in the process of upgrading from Tridion R5.3 SP1 to Tridion 2011 SP1. One of the parts to upgrade is the event system which we will also be migrating from VB to .NET (C#). ...
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Will my 5.2 code to run a search work unaltered in 2011?

I have some code running on version 5.2 SP1 which uses the TDS.Search class. It sets the search instruction as an XML string (using SetSearchInstruction) and gets results as an XML string (using ...
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DXA 2.1 Upgrade Content Import Fails Due to TemplatePurpose Property

We're completing the final steps of an upgrade from Web 8.5 to Sites 9 and from DXA 2.0 to 2.1. Most of the steps have succeeded so far (upgrading databases, upgrading CM and CD to Sites 9, etc.) - ...
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Registering .dll to be callable via VBScript

We've inherited a Tridion implementation that is built on VBScript templates and are upgrading it from 2009 to 2011. One of the page templates has the following code: Set var = CreateObject("DLL....
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Content Delivery dll issues while upgrading Tridion from 2009 to 2013

We are upgrading from Tridion 2009 to 2013 Sp1. We setup new Content Deployer targets and publishing is smooth after configuration. We have few broker calls which are done using broker 2009. When ...
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When performing an upgrade, is it a problem if there are active workflow process items?

I think in general the answer to this is No, however I do remember that there were some significant changes to Workflow between versions 5.2 and 5.3 (and the upgrade in question is from 5.2) which ...
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Unable to locate a valid Tridion Home directory - After upgrade from SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 to SDL Tridion 2013 SP1

I am getting the below mentioned error while accessing a web application after upgrade the SDL Tridion from 2011 SP1 to 2013 SP1. Unable to locate a valid Tridion Home directory Complete Tridion ...
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After upgrade to 2011, Component's metadata field not getting loaded for specific schema in IE

After upgrading from 5.3 to 2011, for one specific schema, some of the metadata fields is not getting loaded in IE 9 and above. It just shows the field description or Label, but the actual field ...
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Old workflow items set to “Unapproved”

Within an upgraded environment from 2009 to 2013sp1, there are components that have an approval status "Live", the schema, that these components are based on was associated with a workflow process in ...
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Valid upgrade path from 2011 SP1 HR1 to 2013

I have an inline upgrade to do for a client moving from 2011 Sp1 Hr1 to 2013. It has been mentioned to me that there may be a way to inline upgrade the Content Delivery side of the platform to 2013 ...
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Error with upgrade SDL Web 8.1.1 in Cluster Env

I am upgrading from SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 HR1 to SLD Web 8.1.1 release within a clustered env. Node 1 upgrade in Acceptance has been successful and is now considered "upgraded'. Node 2 upgrade failed ...
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Upgrading to Tridion 2013 From 2009

We are planning to upgrade from 2009 to 2013, but before that we want to do a POC on the same. I have gathered the infrastructure specifications from SDL's documents, but for POC I would like to have ...
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Tridion Upgrade 2009 to 2013

I am planning to upgrade my Tridion 2009 to 2013. We have been using 2009 features as mentioned below. Initially it's a AS-IS state upgrade. Please advise if any of the feature will require code ...
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Tridion GUI Custom Extensions Upgrade to 8.5 - finding resources in new locations

After upgrading our Tridion to 8.5, our custom GUI extensions are no longer working. The problem seems to be that it is no longer finding some resources in the old namespaces. Based on a hint from ...
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Failed upgrade from Tridion 2011 SP1 to Tridion 2013 SP1

We had a SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 HR2 setup running with Oracle 11g R2 (11.2.0.2). We followed the below upgrade path: Updated the DB Server to patchset 11.2.0.4 as required by SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 ...
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Component Link and Image source are not generating correctly

We have upgraded our project from "SDL Tridion 2011 SP1" to "SDL Tridion 2013 SP1" with legacy feature. All went fine and our application was also running properly. But suddenly after republishing the ...
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How To Debug Tridion 2013 Workflow automatic activity

I have implemented the Workflow using core-service in Tridion 2011. and i was able to debug the code by attaching the process cm_wf_svc.exe. recently the Tridion version is being upgraded to 2013 and ...
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Handler for Component Save on Transaction Commited not working after upgrade

I have a piece of Event System code which used to work fine on 2013 SP1, but when upgraded to Web 8.5 throws the following error: The item tcm:X-Y-16-v0 does not exist. Event Viewer: The original ...
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Upgrade 5.3 VB script Default page template to 2011 Compound Template

We have migrated from Tridion 5.3 to 2011 and want to remove all the templates which are in VB Script. Some of default templates(in VB Script) provided by Tridion are being used in our application. ...
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What applications or utilities would update Tridion's XML schemas?

I'm dealing with a situation where I have installed the Media Manager connector for Tridion 2011 in two environments. In one environment, the connector worked fine. In the other, the Tridion GUI ...
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Post Web 8 upgrade Translation Error

Post-upgrade in a live SDL Web on premise and World Server SaaS scenario, we are seeing this in logs after set to verbose. Tridion.TranslationManager.Service RetrieveFromTranslation The ...
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Web8 Upgrade of CME Ribbon GUI Extension

We have a custom GUI Extension that was created for Tridion 2013 SP1 HR1, but when we've upgraded to Web8 are getting a strange error. Are there any core changes you need to make to extend the Ribbon ...
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Recovering from a bad Topology Manager Installation

We're working on an upgrade from 2013 SP1 HR1 to Web 8.5 but have run into an issue installing Topology Manager where the installation failed, but the installer is reporting Topology Manager as being ...
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Tridion 2013 sp1 upgrade - New user add not working

We are using LDAP authentication. We have upgraded one of the server from Tridion 2011 sp1 to Tridion 2013 sp1. Before upgrade, search for particular user for adding the user was working fine ...
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DD4T versions for SDL Tridion 2013 and SDL Web 8?

For customers on SDL Tridion 2011 (GA), what versions of DD4T do they need for an upgrade to either SDL Tridion 2013 (SP1) or SDL Web 8. Also, does DD4T handle the new CIL/CIS architecture in SDL Web ...
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Upgrading CMS database from 2009 to 2013 SP1

We are in the middle of upgrading our system from 2009 to 2013 SP1. We have already run the upgrade content data store script successfully. Now we want to upgrade content manager database, which is ...
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CWA migration 1.5.04 to CWA 2011

Today we are using CWA 1.5.04 (with TDF 1.4.03). We've planned to move to CWA 2011. After having updated jar files according to the documentation, we are facing some compilation errors, especially ...
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Tridion 2013 SP1: Error in CD Website

I have recently upgraded from 2011 SP1 HR2 to 2013 SP1. One of my Content Delivery websites is giving an exception, which seems to have the following root cause in the cd_core.log for the website. ...
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CMS breaks up after installing GUI Extension that uses CoreService (Web 8.5)

We upgraded our environment from Web 8.1.1 to Web 8.5. We have a few GUI Extensions that uses CoreService (2015) working in one environment. We made a clean install of 8.5 and tried to re-install the ...
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Upgrading a DD4T website from MVC3 to MVC4

We're considering upgrading an existing DD4T website from .NET MVC3 to .NET MVC4. We understand that we need to update our references to the MVC4 DD4T package to get this up and running, but I was ...
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SDL Web 8.5 <tcdl:Comment>s are printing on the jsp website as is

We are upgrading from 2013 SP1 to SDL Web 8.5. After the upgrade <tcdl:comment> is printing on the website. We have contacted SDL CS for the Hotfix that we need to apply after 8.5 upgrade that ...
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sdl web 8 'this implementation is not part of the windows platform FIPS validated cryptographic algorithms'

Performing the upgrade to SDL Web 8 from 2013 SP1. Everything went smoothly, except when I ran the actual installation of the SDLWeb8CM.exe- Basically following Installing SDL Web 8 – CM and DB ...
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Is it mandatory to un-install add on product before upgrading CMS?

Before upgrading CMS from one version 2011 to another 2011 SP1 SDL Tridion recommend to uninstall add-on product (site-edit/content porter etc.) . What will happen if i don't? As per SDL Tridion "...
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Dynamic Linking on classic ASP pages not working

We are attempting an upgrade of our development environment from Tridion 5.3 to 2011 and we still have a couple of publications that are using classic ASP which for various reasons we haven't been ...
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Authentication issues when running DXA upgrade script on Web 8.5 CM

We're attempting to run the DXA 1.7 upgrade script on our CM server. At first glance, this looks like an issue with IIS authentication settings, for the SDL Web site or one of its applications. ...
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Facing issues while rendering some special chars | DD4T.Net 1.3 | Tridion 2013Sp1

We are facing issues while rendering special characters on live site after upgrading CMS from 2011 SP1 to 2013 sp1 and DD4T 1.24 to DD4T 1.3. We are getting ã© instead of é on rendered page where as ...
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Upgrade to SDL Tridion 2013

I have SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 installed. But the Delivery environment is of 2011 GA version installed on Windows 2008 R2 SP1 server. So I have hybrid version running in my system. Now I want to upgrade ...
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How do I use the CIL to resolve Component Links with child HTML elements?

I'm in the process of upgrading a Tridion 2013 SP1 HR1 based site to SDL Web 8.5. The current delivery environment is based on .jsp files. I'm attempting to use the CIL libraries but I'm having ...
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What is the best way to migrate components from Tridion 5.2 to 2011

What is the best way to migrate components from Tridion 5.2 to 2011. Can content porter migrate all the components? What is the best approach and the challanges, if any.
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Tridion upgrade + in progress Translation Jobs

Reading through the documentation, I was unable to find concrete information on the following. In an upgrade scenario, what happens to the in progress Translation Jobs? More specifically, if we ...
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Problem upgrading SDL Tridion 2013 Web Application to SDL WEB 8.5 (Spring, Hibernate)

We're upgrading from SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 HR1 to SDL WEB 8.5 and we've found this issue: Our client's web application (the one that is published by Tridion) uses Hibernate and Spring Frameworks. When ...
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No DCP references in page after upgrade to SDL Web8

We are publishing JSP pages from SDL Web 8. The pages in the CMS have some CPs added to them. The Component Template output format is defined as "JSP Scripting". Component Presentations based on this ...
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Automated CME functional validation after upgrade, hotfix or patch installation

We are planning to automate our test cases used to validate that Tridion CME is functional as usual or not after any upgrade, hotfix or patch installation. We have good count of GUI extensions, ...
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CME Search not working after the upgrade to Web 8.5

We recently upgraded to web 8.5 from Tridion 2013 SP1. The CME search for a text is returning following error (80040356) Unable to retrieve search results Error occured while processing the request: ...