Using COBRAS to Upgrade Unity from v4.2 to v7.0

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Aug 13th, 2009

In the past, I have used DiRT to reimage a Unity Server from Windows 2000 to 2003 and I understand the procedure/requirement of backing up and restoring from the same version of Unity/DiRT.

My question is that now COBRAS is available to do upgrades (for example, unity connection v1 to unity connection v7) can we use this tool to reimage a Unity server for the OS along with an upgrade to a newer version. So for example:

1. Export with COBRAS of the Unity v4.2 server with WIN 2000

2. Reimage the server with Windows 2003 and install a fresh version 7 of Unity

3. Import the COBRAs data

Is this possible or is DiRT our only option?

I have this problem too.
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kking2008 Thu, 08/13/2009 - 10:00

Yes, that is exactly how it works. COBRAS does not care what OS is on the source or destination unity. And as far as I know the only migration it won't do is from Connections to Unity.

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