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OnCommand Workflow Automation 5.0
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Upgrade from OnCommand Workflow Automation 3.1 or later


You can perform an in-place upgrade from OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) 3.1 or later to the latest available version of WFA to use the new features and enhancements.

What you'll need

You must have downloaded the .bin binary file from the NetApp Support Site to the WFA host machine.

About this task

You can restore to WFA 5.0 from either WFA 4.2 or 4.1 only. A WFA database backup can only be restored to a system that is running the same version or a later version of WFA.

You cannot install MYSQL on your own when upgrading from earlier versions of WFA. You can install MySQL on your own:

  • When you are upgrading from WFA 4.2 to later versions of WFA.

  • Upgrade from WFA 3.1 or later by choosing one of the following methods:

    • Interactive installation

      1. Navigate to the .bin binary file in the WFA host machine, and then run the file.

      2. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the upgrade.

    • Silent installation

      At the shell prompt:

      ./WFA-version_number-build_number.bin [-y] [-u admin_user_name] [-p admin_user_password]


      ./WFA-3.1-Z3234343435.bin -y -u admin -p Company*234

      During the silent upgrade, you must include values for all of the following command options:

      • -y skips the installation confirmation.

      • -u specifies the admin user name.

      • -p specifies the admin user password.

        If you have not provided the admin user password, then you must enter the password when prompted.