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Upgrade Central: Planning your migration to WebSphere Portal 8.0

Product lifecycle


Upgrade Central provides key resources for planning and deploying your migration to IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0.x


WebSphere Portal 8.0 was announced in May 2012. This major release contains both defect fixes and new features.

The following resources are available to assist you with your migration.
Table of contents

  1. Deciding to migrate
  2. Obtaining the installation media
  3. Installing / migrating
  4. Available fix packs and updates
  5. Post-upgrade

1. Deciding to migrate
Visit the product marketing pages for WebSphere Portal to review announcements, articles and product information, including:

2. Obtaining the installation media
Passport Advantage subscribers have the following options:
New customers and customers without a maintenance agreement have the following options:

3. Installing / migrating
The following information is available to assist with your migration: For instructions for a brand new install, refer to:

4. Available fixes and updates

5. Post-upgrade
The following resources are available for your assistance:

Related information

Plan your migration to version 8.5

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Portal

Software version: 8.0

Operating system(s): AIX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition: Enable, Express, Extend, Server

Reference #: 1592236

Modified date: 23 August 2016

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