Upgrading from version 7 to version 8.0
Note: If you are upgrading from version 5 or 6, ensure that you read the following article beforehand.
STEP 1: Upgrade your License Key
Version 7 keys will NOT work in Version 8!
- If you have a current Software Maintenance Agreement (SMA), you are entitled to a free upgrade to v8.
- Click here for instructions on checking your SMA status.
If you do not already have a V8 License Key, please click here to upgrade it before proceeding any further.
STEP 2: Upgrade your Installation
The upgrade process below from version 5.x, 6.x, 7.x to 8.0 will keep all your settings and previous backups. First, uninstall Altaro VM Backup from the Windows Programs and Features screen, then simply download v8.0 using the download link below, and run the installer.
(The V8 offsite Altaro Offsite Server installation file can be downloaded here)
The installation of v8.0 will NOT require a reboot.
(unless a previous reboot is already pending from some other installation).
- V8 is compatible with all the same Operating Systems as V7
- V8 introduces Replication, this uses an additional port 35120.