Migration prerequisites

After performing a Transfer CFT 3.6 installation, you should update to the most recent service pack.

You require a new license key if you are migrating from a version 2.x Transfer CFT to a version 3.x.

Check the impact of new features

Before starting the migration, we highly recommend that you review the features changes listed in Migration or upgrade impact and considerations

Windows x86 operating system prerequisite

When using a Windows x86 (64-bit) system, you must install the Visual C++ Redistributable Package for Visual Studio 2013 (not a later version) to provide necessary library files (DLL) for the compiler:

  • For a win-x86-64 target use: vcredist_x64.exe
Note If the redistribution package is already installed on your Windows system, there is no need to reinstall.

Install Transfer CFT 3.6

Perform a Transfer CFT installation, as described in the OS-specific installation section.

Load the environment

Before beginning a standard migration procedure, you must load the old Transfer CFT environment.

Windows procedure

Transfer CFT 2.4

There is no profile file for Transfer CFT 2.4 in Windows.

To execute a command you must be in the correct directory. Therefore, before starting the migration, change the directory to the version-appropriate Transfer CFT installation directory.

Transfer CFT 2.5 and higher

From the console, change the directory to the Transfer CFT runtime directory and execute the profile file using the command: profile.bat

After loading the profile, you can execute commands from anywhere.

UNIX procedure

Transfer CFT 2.4

From the console, execute the profile file for your version of Transfer CFT, which is by default located in the home directory. Enter: . ./ENV_CFT

Transfer CFT 2.5 and higher

From the console, change directory to the Transfer CFT runtime directory and execute the profile file using the command: . ./profile

After loading the profile, you can execute commands from anywhere.

Related Links