This document contains notes on upgrading an existing Crowd installation to Crowd 1.5. You can see the features of this release in the Crowd 1.5 Release Notes.
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crowd.properties file is now in Crowd Home
As from Crowd 1.5, the
crowd.properties file for the Crowd Administration Console is located in the Crowd Home directory and not the Installation directory. When upgrading from an earlier version of Crowd, you will need to copy the
crowd.properties file to the root of your Crowd Home directory.
crowd.propertiesfile for the CrowdID application is still located in the Installation directory.
- For future upgrades after Crowd 1.5.0, the upgrade process becomes easier because you will no longer need to copy the
There are new required JAR files for Crowd WAR deployments
WAR deployments need to ensure that JavaMail classes and the Java Beans Activation Framework are located in the application server's classpath. For more information, please review this guide.
To upgrade to Crowd 1.5.x from 1.4.x or earlier, please follow these upgrade instructions.