Upgrading to Liferay Portal CE 7.1

Upgrading to Liferay Portal CE 7.1 consists of two main steps: upgrading your installation and then upgrading the database. To upgrade to the latest release directly, you must be coming from Liferay Portal 6.1 or higher.

If you’re on Liferay Portal 6.0 or below, you should upgrade to Liferay Portal 6.2 before approaching an upgrade to the Liferay Portal CE 7.1 platform. Please see the Upgrading to Liferay Portal 6.2 article for information on upgrading to Liferay Portal 6.2 first. You can upgrade from Liferay Portal 6.1 and above directly to Liferay Portal CE 7.1.

Before you do anything, however, you should follow the pre-upgrade process of cleaning and normalizing your data. After that, you can prepare your system for the upgrade, and then finally run the upgrade process.

The tutorials that follow lead you through those steps.

Pre upgrade - Speed up the process

The most complex step in upgrading Liferay Portal is running the process that upgrades the database from the old version to the new version. It takes a long time to restructure the data to the new...

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Preparing for Upgrade to Liferay Portal CE 7.1

Now that you’ve completed the pre-upgrade process of cleaning and normalizing your data, you’re ready to prepare your environment for upgrading to Liferay Portal CE 7.1. Here’s a summary of the...

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Running the Upgrade Process

Now you’re ready to run the upgrade process. It updates the database schema for the core and your installed modules. Verification processes test the upgrade. Configured verifications for the core...

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Post-Upgrade Tasks

After upgrading and running verify processes, you should reindex Liferay Portal’s search indexes. Don’t just do this blindly, however. By default, Liferay Portal ships with an embedded...

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Deprecated Apps in 7.1: What to Do

During the development of any software product, it’s sometimes necessary to stop development on or remove outdated or unpopular features. Liferay Portal CE 7.1 is no different. Liferay has...

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