How to upgrade Syncplify.me Server! from V4 to V5

The video here below shows the recommended procedure to upgrade your Syncplify.me Server! from version 4.x to the new version 5.x.

This article assumes you’ve already read and understood the following 2 knowledge base articles, before you attempt the upgrade process:

It is recommended, before upgrading to v5.x, to make sure that you’re running the latest version 4, which is v4.2.5.

Also, it should go without saying (but we say it anyway), that prior to any major upgrade like this you should always make sure to take a snapshot or a full backup of the machine/VM running your existing version. This way, should anything go wrong during the upgrade, you can always go back to your old v4.x in no time.

Last but not least, the “magic URL” mentioned in the video, the one to backup your old v4.x configuration is:

 

What’s new in Syncplify.me Server! v5

Syncplify.me Server! version: 5.0.0+

While the step from v3 to v4 was somewhat “epic” (as 80%+ of the code was rewritten from scratch) the upcoming Syncplify.me Server! v5 will, instead, build upon the rock-solid foundation of v4 and expand and improve its features significantly. Version 5 will also be our most cloud-enabled version to date.

Here’s a list of some of the most important upcoming new features our users will find in Syncplify.me Server! v5: Continue reading

Regarding the upcoming version 5

We, the Syncplfy team, have been asked by few customers and prospect customers about the upcoming version 5 of Syncplify.me Server! the release date for the last few months now. We know the release date keeps being postponed due to several reasons, some that were out of our hands. Syncplify’s goal and us, behind it, is to provide the most reliable and secure product to you. That’s one reason why we keep delaying the release of the new version. We run and re-run multiple tests and sessions to ensure the product satisfies us, then to relay the satisfaction to you. Although we understand some might be upset by the fact of “unfulfilled expectations”, we focus on long-term satisfaction and security. Thus, the Syncplify team asks you, our dear customers, to accept our apologies and continue to support us.

Thank you and sincerely yours,

Syncplify team