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Managing and Customizing OpenCms 6 by Matt Butcher

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Preparing for the Upgrade

While the upgrade process has been tested and is reliable, there is always the possibility that something could go wrong. Therefore, before proceeding, you should make a backup copy of your OpenCms installation. You may want to export your VFS and your custom modules. (See Chapter 4.) You may also want to dump a copy of your database. (Consult your database documentation.)

Note

During the upgrade, OpenCms will re-install all of the core OpenCms modules, including TemplateOne and the documentation. If you have modified any of these modules, your changes will be lost during the upgrade. You may want to export the changed resources (rather than the whole modules) so that you can re-import them after the update.

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