Online upgrade to Snow License Manager 9

The following description displays how to upgrade to Snow Licence Manager 9 when internet access is available.

  1. Upgrade to Snow License Manager 8, if you are using an earlier version.

  2. If you are currently using Snow Inventory 3, migrate to Snow Inventory 5 for all active inventory sources.

    Inventory sources are listed in Snow Management and Configuration Center, under Snow License Manager > Configuration > Inventory source.

  3. When you have successfully migrated to Snow Inventory 5, run Data Update Job, and verify that it finishes successfully.

    Caution

    Data Update Job must complete its initial run successfully. Do not stop this process manually.

    Do not continue the upgrade if Data Update Job does not finish successfully. If Data Update Job does not finish successfully, please contact Snow Support and do not continue the steps of this guide.

  4. If you are currently using Snow Inventory 5, upgrade to Snow Inventory 6.

    1. Run Snow Update Service

      Snow Update Service appears.

    2. Select Check for updates.

      All available updates are displayed.

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    3. Select Enter new license to enter a license key for Snow Inventory 6.

      The Enter new license window appears.

    4. Enter your Snow Inventory 6 license key.

      Note

      When you enter a valid Snow Inventory 6 license key, it will be verified by displaying a checked green circle.

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    5. Select Save.

      The Available updates view now displays the update as checked and ready to be installed.

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    6. Select only the check boxes for Snow Inventory 6, and select Install.

      Once Snow Update Service has attempted to upgrade Snow Inventory to version 6, the review window will appear and inform you whether the upgrade was successful.

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  5. Select Check for updates.

  6. Install only updates that are available for Snow Inventory, until none remain.

    Warning

    Snow Inventory 6.0.3 is the minimum version that must be installed before upgrading Snow License Manager to version 9.

  7. Select Check for updates.

  8. Install all available updates for Snow License Manager 8.

  9. Select Check for updates.

  10. Select only the check boxes for Snow License Manager 9, and select Install.

  11. Update Snow License Manager to version 9.0.1, run Data Update Job and verify that it finishes successfully.