To upgrade to the latest Update released for HxGN SDx, follow the procedures in this book. Typically, the upgrade process involves the steps listed in the Basic Upgrade Sequence below, each step of which is detailed in the sections that follow this one.
To upgrade to the latest Update available for Version 2019 (10.0), you must follow the full upgrade procedure as described here, even if the currently installed version is already Version 2019 (10.0) or includes one of its earlier Updates.
You cannot upgrade to the latest Update from any other product or any SDx version earlier than the initial release of SDx 2019 (10.0.0).
If you have HxGN SDx® Projects 2018 R1 and want to upgrade to SDx Projects 2019 or higher, you must migrate your environment. If you want to use SDx Operations 2019 with SDx Projects 2019, you must migrate. Contact your project team or Hexagon Support for more information. HxGN SDx® Projects 2018 R1 is formerly known as Smart Digital Asset | Collaboration.
HxGN SDx Projects 2018 R1 cannot be upgraded using either the SDx 2019 or SmartPlant Foundation 2019 upgrade process.
You can upgrade SDx using the Server Manager command from the command line. Use SPFServerManager.exe with the /upgrade argument to upgrade SDx. For more information, see Server Manager command line syntax and arguments. However you still must follow the procedures in this book for preparation and to perform upgrades procedures related to your configuration.