Upgrading Edge Servers to the Full Released Version

Topic Last Modified: 2009-03-11

The evaluation version of Edge Servers must be upgraded along with the internal servers and Directors. The upgrade involves upgrading the installation files. No reactivation is required for the Edge Server upgrade. All configuration settings are preserved during this upgrade.

To perform the upgrade, use the full version of Server.msi.

To upgrade the installation files for the Evaluation Edge Server

  1. Log on to the evaluation version of the Edge Server as a member of the Administrators group.

  2. Start Server.msi by using one of the following two methods:

    • Start the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Deployment Wizard. Under Upgrade from the Evaluation Version, click Install.

    • At a command prompt, change the default folder to the installation folder or the Setup\amd64\setup folder of the installation CD. At the command prompt, type the following command as described in Overview of the Upgrade Process:

      MsiExec.exe /i Server.msi EVALTOFULL=1 [/l*v <Drive:\Directory\FileName.log>] [/q[n|b|r][+]]

      For example:

      MsiExec.exe /i Server.msi EVALTOFULL=1 /l*v C:\Upgrade.log
  3. Follow the instructions in the wizard to complete the upgrade.

  4. Click Finish to exit the wizard.