21.0 Preparing to Upgrade Identity Manager

This section provides information to help you prepare for upgrading your Identity Manager solution to the latest version. You can upgrade most components of Identity Manager using an executable file, binary file, or in text mode, depending on the target computer. To perform the upgrade, you must download and unzip or unpack the Identity Manager installation kit.

WARNING:You must always rely on Identity Manager patch channels to update the components that are installed with Identity Manager 4.7. Otherwise, you can encounter severe conflicts during regular Identity Manager patch updates