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CA UIM supported upgrade Paths

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Products

DX Unified Infrastructure Management (Nimsoft / UIM)

Issue/Introduction

We currently running on CA UIM 8.5.1 on Windows 12. Would like to know when is this version EOS?  What is the recommended version for the upgrade?

Environment

Release : 8.51

Component : UNIFIED INFRASTRUCTURE MGMT

Resolution

8.51 was announced EOS since March 2020 and keeping in mind recent COVID-9 conditions it has been extended until June 2020. Here's our link to EOS:
https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/product-content/status/support-life-cycle/indexes/ca-unified-infrastructure-management-release-and-support-lifecycle-dates.html?r=2&r=1

Below are our support upgrade paths:

Unified Infrastructure Management (UIM)
UIM 9.2.0 to UIM 20.1.0
UIM 9.1.0 to UIM 20.1.0
UIM 9.0.2 to UIM 20.1.0
UIM 9.1.0 to UIM 9.2.0
UIM 9.0.2 to UIM 9.2.0
UIM 9.0.2 to UIM 9.1.0
UIM 8.51 SP1 to UIM 9.0.2
UIM 8.51 to UIM 9.0.2
UIM 8.5 to UIM 9.0.2
UIM 8.47 to UIM 9.0.2
UIM 8.5 to UIM 8.51
UIM 8.47 to UIM 8.51
UIM 8.45 cloud pack to UIM 8.51
UIM 8.4 SP2 to UIM 8.51
UIM 8.4 SP1 to UIM 8.51
UIM 8.4 to UIM 8.51
UIM 8.31 to UIM 8.51
UIM 7.5 or higher to UIM 8.2 to UIM 8.47 to UIM 8.51

Unified Management Portal (UMP)
UMP 9.2.0 to UMP 20.1
UMP 9.1.0 to UMP 9.2.0
UMP 9.0.2 to UMP 9.2.0
UMP 9.0.2 to UMP 9.1.0
UMP 8.51 SP1 to UMP 9.0.2
UMP 8.51 to UMP 9.0.2
UMP 8.5 to UMP 9.0.2
UMP 8.47 to UMP 9.0.2
UMP 8.5 to UMP 8.51
UMP 8.47 to UMP 8.51
UMP 8.45 cloud pack to UMP 8.51
UMP 8.4 sp2 to UMP 8.51
UMP 8.4 sp1 to UMP 8.51
UMP 8.4 to UMP 8.51
UMP 8.31 to UMP 8.51
UMP 7.5 or higher to UMP 8.2 to UMP 8.47 to UMP 8.51
Unified Reporter (UR)
UR 8.51 to UR 9.0.2
UR 8.5 to UR 8.51
UR 8.4 to UR 8.51
UR 8.31 to UR 8.51

Below is the direct link to our documentation that provides upgrade paths and compatibility matrix:
https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/unified-infrastructure-management/20-1/installing/product-compatibility/supported-upgrade-paths.html

Below is a link to our compatibility matrix:
https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/unified-infrastructure-management/20-1/installing/product-compatibility/ca-uim-compatibility-matrix.html

Additional Information

Note: CA UIM 8.47 supports MySQL 5.5; whereas, CA UIM 9.0.2 does not support this MySQL version. Therefore, before you upgrade to CA UIM 9.0.2, ensure that you use the correct MySQL version that CA UIM 9.0.2 supports. For more information about supported database versions, see Compatibility Matrix.