Plone upgrade or migrate – How to

Migrating Plone to different machine.

  • Backup your database and pack
  • Stop Plone and tar the whole directory for backup
  • In the new machine- donwload the exact version of Plone
  • Install the Plone
  • Copy Data.fs file into the new Plone at var/filestorage
  • Start your Plone
  • This is it——

Upgrading Plone:

    • change the buildout.cfg at

extends =
# versions.cfg

Change the URL to the desired version

  • execute


  • This is it if there are no errors


Old Releases:


Upgrade from 4 to 5 References