This topic describes how to upgrade a SQL Server VDB to a higher version of SQL Server instance.

Procedure for VDB In-Place Upgrade

  1. Remove any VDB Refresh Policy assigned to the VDB.
  2. Upgrade the target SQL Server instance.
  3. Refresh the target environment.

Procedure to Upgrade a VDB to a New SQL Instance

  1. Refresh all environments.
  2. Login to the Delphix Management application.
  3. Click Manage.
  4. Select Datasets.
  5. Select the VDB to be upgraded.
  6. From the Actions menu (...) select Disable.
  7. Click Disable to confirm.
  8. From the Actions menu (...) select upgrade.
    The Upgrade Database window will open.
  9. Select the SQL Server instance to which you want the VDB to upgrade.
  10. Click OK.
  11. Enable the VDB. (See the  Enabling and Disabling SQL Server VDBs section in Provisioning and Managing Virtual Databases.)
  12. Repeat steps 5 to 12 for each VDB you want to upgrade. 

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