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Software installation requirements

Encyclopedia database requirements

CA Gen compatibility Compatible with all versions of CA Gen (AllFusion Gen, COOL:Gen, Composer, IEF) up to and including release 8.6.

* The pre-requisite disk space for the server component is for the program files only. If the cache files are stored in a subdirectory of the Upgrade Console Server then the Server directory will occupy considerably more space depending on the size of the models that are extracted. As a guide, a model containing roughly 290,000 objects including 780 action diagrams (PSADs and CABs) occupies approximately 30 MB when the Model Structure and Action Diagram Caches are fully extracted.

  • Available Upgrade Path Check Libraries (moving across multiple releases will require all interim libraries)
    • COOL:Gen 5.1 > CA Gen 6.0 / 6.5
    • Advantage Gen 6.0 / 6.5 > CA Gen 7.0 / 7.5
    • AllFusion Gen 7.0 / 7.5 > CA Gen 7.6
    • AllFusion Gen 7.6 > CA Gen 8.0
    • CA Gen 8.0 > CA Gen 8.0 Feature Pack / Interim Enhancement 1
    • CA Gen 8.0 Interim Enhancement 1 > CA Gen 8.0 Interim Enhancement 2
    • CA Gen 8.0 Interim Enhancement 2 > CA Gen 8.5
    • CA Gen 8.5 > CA Gen 8.5 Interim Release 4
    • CA Gen 8.5 Interim Release 4 > CA Gen 8.6