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TOPIC: Best Way to Upgrade from 5.0.4 to 7.0.1

Best Way to Upgrade from 5.0.4 to 7.0.1 2 months 1 week ago #33675

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Hello

Need some advice. I'm running Dolibarr 5.0.4. What would be the best way to upgrade to the latest version?
  1. 5.0.4 > 7.0.1
  2. 5.0.4 > 6.0.0 > 7.0.1

Or should I just start fresh from 7.0.1 and restore data back to dolibarr, but what about the product pictures?

Thanks in advance.
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Best Way to Upgrade from 5.0.4 to 7.0.1 2 months 1 week ago #33682

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Hi,
Normally you can install directly the 7.X and run the steps 5>6 then 6 >7 as it will be proposed in the install screen.

that being said, I advise you the test it before (module, customisation or bug can block your business)

- by deploying an new Dolibarr 7 and then importing the 5 db ( should launch the migration script)
- by installing the version 5.0.4, update db & doc then deploy the version 7.X
- by duplicating your prod VM (if you work with virtual machine) and test the migration ( I am doing that for my prod server)

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Best Way to Upgrade from 5.0.4 to 7.0.1 4 weeks 2 days ago #33915

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both ways are possible i would go with option 1 and use installer to upgrade twice
whatever you do make sure you backup database and then proceed to upgrade
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