Upgrading from TPC 5.2 to TPC 5.3

 
  • 1. Prerequisites
  • 2. Preparing for Upgrade
  • 3. Installation
  • 4. Configuration
  • 5. Additional Steps

Prerequisites

  • Sitefinity 11.2.6900 and above installed.
  • The Portal Connector 5.2 successfully installed on the Sitefinity site
  • A Portal Connector license applicable for the version you are upgrading to
  • Visual Studio 2017 or greater

Preparing for Upgrade

  1. We recommend that you take a backup of all the website files and a backup of the database (Refer to this article regarding how create a database backup).
  2. Identify the Sitefinity version of the target site. To do this, navigate to the Sitefinity backend, select Administration and then Version & Licensing.
    TPC 5.3 Licensing Page
  3. With this version, we’re able to download our Portal Connector release. Login to The Portal Connector website and navigate to the downloads page.
  4. On the left-hand side, select the version you want, in this case we’re upgrading to TPC 5.3.
    TPC Downloads Page
  5. Download the release appropriate to your Sitefinity version from Step 2.

If your version is not found in the list, The Portal Connector is either not supported for that release of Sitefinity or in the case of a recent Sitefinity release, we’re still testing the release with the latest Portal Connector version. For all questions about versioning please contact support@crmportalconnector.com

Installation

  1. Navigate to your Sitefinity site's installation directory in File Explorer.
  2. Extract the contents of the zip file you downloaded previously into the bin folder, overwrite all changes.
    Upgrade TPC bin folder
  3. The site has now been upgraded to TPC 5.3.

Configuration

To configure the Environment, please follow the setup steps in the link below:

Additional Steps

Review the breaking changes and take the appropriate actions: