Before installing ChangeBASE 6.2.2, ensure your system meets the following minimum requirements:
|Training/POC (For example, less than 50 packages)||Small Operation (For example, less than 1,000 packages)||Medium Operation (For example, between 1,000 and 5,000 packages)||Large Operation (For example, more than 5,000 packages)|
|ChangeBASE Client||Dual core CPU, 4GB RAM||Quad core CPU, 8GB RAM||Quad CPU, 16GB RAM||Quad CPU, 16GB RAM|
|ChangeBASE Server||Dual core CPU, 4GB RAM||Quad core CPU, 8GB RAM||8-core CPU, 16GB RAM||16-core CPU, 32GB RAM|
|MSI Studio||MSI Studio requires Microsoft .NET 4.0 Framework to be installed.|
|SQL Server||As per Microsoft recommendations for a 1GB database||As per Microsoft recommendations for a 20GB database||As per Microsoft recommendations for a 100GB database||As per Microsoft recommendations for a database larger than 100GB|
For more details about system requirements, please refer ChangeBASE User Guide.
Important: We have added functionality in the Dependency and Conflict Checker (DaCC) that allows users to detect .NET dependencies. We need to collect extra application data to facilitate this and as a result it will increase the ChangeBASE database size. For customers with very large application estates this increase could be significant.
To activate an evaluation license
To activate a purchased commercial license
Large database upgrades (in excess of 1000 applications), may take considerable time to upgrade, please be aware of this and do not cancel the process.
Note: You do not need to uninstall previous versions before installing version 6.2.2.
Before upgrading ChangeBASE take a backup of your database.
Following installation on the client(s), restart the client(s) and verify that the version number displayed on the user interface is now 6.2.2 and also that you can see all your previously imported applications in the Applications window. The Microsoft Patch Tuesday checks from July 2013 to February 2014 (inclusive) will have been loaded for running from the Reporting module. In addition, the new and amended checks will be displayed (refer to ).
Following installation on the client(s), restart the client(s) and verify that the version number displayed on the user interface is now 6.2.2 and also that you can see all your previously imported applications in the Applications window. The Microsoft Patch Tuesday checks from July 2013 to September 2014 (inclusive) will have been loaded for running from the Reporting module. In addition, the new and amended checks will be displayed (refer to Checks_suffixes).
Important: If the upgrade fails, for example if there are no previously imported applications showing in the Applications window after the upgrade, follow the instructions in Contacting Dell. In any communication with Support, be sure to attach all the log files in the directory %ProgramData%\ChangeBASE\Logs. You will then be supplied with an executable file and associated instructions to enable you to complete the upgrade successfully.
Important: Please note if you are upgrading from 6.1.1 you may have already made this change.
The fix for making repackaging work utilizing MSI Studio in a 64bit guest VM requires the updating of a batch file. This batch file resides in the ‘Program Files\Dell\ChangeBASE\MSI Studio’ folder (or ‘Program Files (x86)\Dell\ChangeBASE\MSI Studio’ folder in a 64 bit machine) wherever MSI Studio has been installed. However, updating the ChangeBASE installation in the host will not cause the batch file in the guest VM to be updated.
There are four methods of updating the batch file in the guest VM outlined below and the most appropriate method for your specific environment should be chosen:
CBVM Tools must be upgraded in any VM snapshots used by ChangeBASE. This new version provides features which ChangeBASE 6.1 onwards requires. Please note if you are upgrading from 6.1.1 you may have already made this change.
For each VM Snapshot used by ChangeBASE you must revert the snapshot, and copy the CBVMTools Setup.msi to the guest to install them.
You may need to restart the VM after installation.
Once installation is complete, re-snapshot the VM and give it the same name as the parent snapshot. This will remove the need to update the ChangeBASE Settings.
If you do name it the same as the parent snapshot, you must delete the parent snapshot so there is only one snapshot with that name.
Additional information is available from the user guides in the following locations:
This section contains information about installing and operating this product in non-English configurations, such as those needed by customers outside of North America. This section does not replace the materials about supported platforms and configurations found elsewhere in the product documentation.
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