How to transfer BigAnt 5 database from old version to the new version?

Back up the old version then restore it in the new version

  1. Back up the old version then copy the backup file to the desktop
    Launch your BigAnt console > go to server menu 'Database management/Database backup'

    Find the backup file from the following directory: C:\Program Files (x86)\BigAntSoft\IM Console\im_webserver\htdocs\data\XXX\db\
    Copy the backup file for the restore in new version
  2. Install the new version and run a backup
  3. Find the new backup file, copy the name of it, and replace it with the file from old version giving it the same name.
  4. Restore the backup file in the new version

In addition, please do following steps to move files stored on the old version to the new version:

  • Copy files in following directory from old version:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\BigAntSoft\IM Console\im_server\data\
    C:\Program Files (x86)\BigAntSoft\IM Console\im_webserver\htdocs\data\
  • Paste them into the same location in new version.