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Completing the prerequisite tasks

Updated on July 27, 2021
Pega Agile Studio Update Guide
  1. Update to the latest version of Pega Platform 8.7, and ensure that you can log in as an administrator. For more information, see the Pega Platform Update Guide for your environment on the Deploy Pega Platform page.
    Patch releases are available through Pega’s standard software delivery process. You can request software through Pega Software Distribution or by contacting GCS.
    If you are a DB2 database user updating to Pega Platform 8.7, do not opt-in to run the Update Existing Applications and the Update Applications Schema during the update.
    1. In the header of Dev Studio, click ConfigureSystemReleaseupdateUpdate Applications Schema.
    2. Generate and download the DDL.
    3. Remove the following SQL statement and manually apply the DDL:
    4. In the header of Dev Studio, click ConfigureSystemReleaseUpdateUpdate Existing Applications.
  2. Apply the required hotfixes by using Hotfix Manager. For more information about applying hotfixes, see Applying the latest on-premises patch.
  3. Update the Pega Platform online help to the latest version from the Online Help Files section on the Pega Platform Update page. After you download the latest prhelp.war file, deploy it in your Pega Platform installation before continuing. For deployment information, see the Pega Platform Installation Guide for your application server.
  4. Verify that you are using the latest patch release for your version of Pega Platform through your normal Software Distribution channels or by contacting Global Customer Support (GCS), and install the most recent patch release if necessary.

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