Sunday, June 16, 2013

How to upgrade CA SiteMinder deployment?

By now, everyone should know that I am a "diagram" guy. I do not like to read words after words, if a simple diagram can do the job. That's just me. :)

So, how do we go about upgrading CA SiteMinder to the latest r12.5?

The strategy is simple:
0. Do not touch the Policy/Key Store
1. Start with Policy Server upgrade
2. Proceed with Web Agent upgrade (Note: This new agent must talk to the new Policy Server)
3. Repeat until all components are upgraded
4. We are now ready to replace the Policy/Key Store

That's it! Simple.


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