Prepare for the Upgrade
To prepare for your upgrade, read the Understanding the Changes in Release 9.1 document relevant to your current installation as well as the Release Notes for the release that you are installing and any subsequent Service Packs. These documents contain important information such as what's new and changed, prerequisites for the upgrade, and instructions for running the Updater.
To learn more about the methodologies for determining the Dell or Sun hardware needed to support Blackboard Learn, see Hardware Sizing Information for Windows Dell Environments or Hardware Sizing Information for UNIX Sun Environments.
Perform the Upgrade
For steps to upgrade to Blackboard Learn Release 9.1, see the appropriate upgrading section of this help project.
For steps to perform a fresh install of Blackboard Learn Release 9.1, see About the Installation Process.
After the Upgrade
To learn about improving the performance of a Blackboard Learn deployment, see About Optimizing Blackboard Learn.
For information about the back-end administration of Blackboard Learn, including how to integrate with an existing authentication system, see the managing servers section of this help project.
In this section...
- Understanding the Changes in Release 9.1
- Upgrade Quick Reference
- Running the Pre-Update Change Report
- Release 9.0 to 9.1
- Release 8 to 9.1
- Upgrading CE 4 to Learn 9.1
- Upgrading CE 8 to Learn 9.1
- Upgrading Vista 8 to Learn 9.1
- Upgrading the License Only
- Performing a 32-bit to 64-bit Cross-Platform Migration
- Testing Your Environment After an Install or Upgrade