OpenLM Broker Upgrade Guide from version 1.6 to 1.7


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OpenLM Broker is a tool on the license server. This optional but highly recommended program significantly enhances OpenLM System capabilities.

Although the upgrade process of OpenLM components is usually fully automatic, the transition from OpenLM Broker version 1.6 to version 1.7 is more complex. Thus, some manual steps are required in order to preserve your settings.

In order to preserve your current configuration, you must follow these steps:

  1. Save your broker configuration. To do this, copy the ‘broker.xml’ file from the broker installation folder, whose default location is “C:Program FilesOpenLMOpenLM Broker,” to a temporary folder.
  2. Download  the OpenLM Broker 1.7 installer from our download area.
  3. Run the installation package. Removing the previous installation is uneccessary, as it is a standard ‘Next-Next’ installation.
  4. At the end of the installation process, the “OpenLM Broker Configuration Tool” will pop up.
If your configuration was saved:
  1. Click ‘Servers’ on “OpenLM Broker Configuration Tool,” and select “Add.”
    Complete the fields as illustrated in  in the following image:
  2. Apply your changes.
  3. Exit the configuration tool.
If your configuration was not saved:

Please close the “OpenLM Broker Configuration Tool.”

  1. Open the “Openlm Broker” Folder and replace the new ‘broker.xml’ file with the copy you made earlier.
  2. Open “Openlm Broker Configuration’” from the start menu and then click “Servers.” Choose “Add,” and fill in the fields as shown in the following image:
  3. Apply your changes and click “Restart Broker” to restart the broker service.
  4. Exit the configuration tool.
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