Identity Manager databases backward compatibility between versions 12.6 and 12.5

Document ID : KB000049063
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Description:

You are not required to upgrade Identity Manager's databases when upgrading from 12.5 to 12.6.

Solution:

Identity Manager's 12.6 databases is backward compatible with a 12.5 database. This includes the object store, task persistence, auditing, workflow and archive databases. When upgrading from 12.5 to 12.6 you are not required to upgrade or update your database. Due to its backward compatibility you will should be able to use your existing database. Upon first execution of Identity Manager 12.6 it will update and upgrade the schema automatically. You should be seeing the following lines in your Identity Manager server log file confirming your databases auto-update:

 	WARN [ims.tmt.CreateDatabaseSchema] (main) ****** Upgrading Task Persistence database schema from r12.5. 	
 	WARN [ims.tmt.CreateDatabaseSchema] (main) Task Persistence database schema was upgraded successfully. 	
 	WARN [ims.tmt.CreateDatabaseSchema] (main) ****** Schema for: Archive is up to date. 	
 	WARN [ims.tmt.CreateDatabaseSchema] (main) ****** Upgrading Auditing database schema from r12.5 to r13. 	
 	WARN [ims.tmt.CreateDatabaseSchema] (main) Auditing database schema was upgraded successfully. 	
 	WARN [ims.tmt.CreateDatabaseSchema] (main) ****** Schema for: Auditing is up to date. 	
 	WARN [ims.tmt.CreateDatabaseSchema] (main) ****** Upgrading Schema for: Report Snapshot from r12.5SPx to r12.5 SP7 	
 	WARN [ims.tmt.CreateDatabaseSchema] (main) Begin to add non standard accounts table in snapshot database schema. 	
 	
 	WARN [ims.tmt.CreateDatabaseSchema] (main) ****** Schema for: Task Persistence is up to date. 	
 	WARN [ims.tmt.CreateDatabaseSchema] (main) ****** Schema for: Archive is up to date. 	
 	WARN [ims.tmt.CreateDatabaseSchema] (main) ****** Schema for: Auditing is up to date. 	
 	WARN [ims.tmt.CreateDatabaseSchema] (main) ****** Schema for: Report Snapshot is up to date.