step by step upgrade from Quality Center 10 to Quality Center 11 (ALM 11.0)
below steps to upgrade from Quality Center 10 to Quality Center 11 (ALM 11.0)
Backup the projects’ databases and site administration database
(“qcsiteadmin_db”) from the Quality Center 10 database server.
1.Backup the projects’ repositories from the Quality Center 10 server. Each
project has the location of the repository at the project properties in the
Site Administration web site.
1.Restore the project databases and the Site administration’s database at
the Quality Center 11 database server.
1.Install Quality Center 11.
Quality Center has 2 different databases, the
project databases and the site admin database. When migrating, to keep users,
user configurations, and site administration parameters, the same database name
that was used to restore the project on the database server must be used.
Select “Upgrade a copy” or “Upgrade the existing schema” option during
Paste/Restore the repositories in the expected repository location in the new
Restore the projects
Login Site Administrator and create a new empty project.
Go to the new empty project’s folder repository and make a copy of the
Remove your projects from the Site Administration (Reason: it has connections
to the old database server). Do not delete the project because it will remove
the project schema from the database server.
Go to the project’s folder and rename the existing “dbid.xml” file to
Paste a copy of the “dbid.xml” file from the empty new project.
Edit the “dbid.xml” to match your project environment description as follow:
<?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″ ?>
<PROJECT_NAME>** Put the project name **</PROJECT_NAME>