IQ 10.2 to 11.2 Upgrade/Migration

  1. Make sure IQ backup has been completed. (db, images, Informa Program Files folder)
  2. Upgrade IQ to 10.3 on old PC
  3. Upgrade 10.3 to 11.2 on old PC (if old PC supports 11.2)
  4. Launch 11.2 and verify it works properly
  5. Close all IQ apps and stop and disable IQ services on the old PC
  6. Backup 11.2 DB in SQL
  7. Install 11.2 on new pc with SQL 2008 R2 Express using the same db name that is used on the old system
  8. Delete newly created db on new SQL server
  9. Migrate/restore the 11.2 DB to the new SQL server
  10. Copy IQ Images to new PC.  Update the path in IQ if necessary
  11. Open Admin and make sure all links work and previous configurations are available
  12. Recreate and reshare IQfolder paths if necessary
  13. Request License key for server ID and new features
  14. Install 1 client pc and make sure IQdesktop can connect

ALTERNATE PATH (mainly used for custom application installations)

  1. Make sure IQ backup has been completed. (db, images, Informa Program Files folder, custom applications)
  2. Restore db backups from 10.2 database to new SQL instance or a new SQL server (ImageQuest media can be downloaded with SQL Server Express if no new instance or server is available and installed on the IQ server)
  3. Install 10.3 on new server, point to new SQL instance (or Server)newly restored db (make sure it’s the warehouse cabinet if multi-cabinet) and let 10.3 installer upgrade the 10.2 db to 10.3.
  4. Upgrade the new server to 11.2 from 10.3
  5. Copy IQ Images to new PC or Update the path in IQ if on a shared drive
  6. Open Admin and make sure all links work and previous configurations are available
  7. Recreate and reshare IQfolder paths if necessary
  8. Configure WebIQ on the new server
  9. Install the new API (for custom applications that use it)
  10. Install the new custom applications (if applicable)
    1. Configure applications based on paths from old server to new server
  11. Request License key for server ID and new features
  12. Install 1 client pc and make sure IQdesktop can connect