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Policy server upgrade from 12.8 sp2 to 12.8 SP6


Article ID: 203271


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CA Single Sign On Secure Proxy Server (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On Agents (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On Federation (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On SOA Security Manager (SiteMinder) SITEMINDER



When planning upgrade of a Policy Sever, AdminUI, Policy Store data
and CA Access Gateway (SPS) to 12.8SP6 :
  1. Where to get the documents for upgrading ?
  2. Where to get the prerequisites for upgrading ?
  3. Where to get the binaries for upgrading ?




At first glance, you'll find the different information here :

1. The document to upgrade (1). Even when applying a Service Pack (SP)
   from 2 to 6, follow the steps, probably choosing the "In-place

2. Check the pre-requisites (2), insure the Policy Store data is
   healthy (3) and make sure that all components you update follow the
   Support Matrix (4).

   Among the others, make sure that the Policy Server 12.8SP6 will use
   AdoptOpenJDK and not Oracle JDK (5)(6). Pay attention that 12.8SP6
   version requires AdoptOpenJDK 11 (7).

3. The binaries (8)(9)(10), insure to be logged in to get access to the


Additional Information





    Complete the Upgrade Prerequisites


    Correct Integrity Errors of Policy Store


    Symantec SiteMinder 12.8 Product Support Matrix


    Policy Server OpenJDK forks support


    CA Access Gateway (SPS) upgrade to 12.8 SP03


    2.4 Java Virtual Machine (JVM)

      The following table lists the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) support
      requirements for release 12.8.06:

 | SiteMinder Component | Java Runtime Environment                          |
| Policy Server        | AdoptOpenJDK 11 (or later updates on 11.x) 64 bit |
| Access Gateway       | AdoptOpenJDK 11 (or later updates on 11.x) 64 bit |



    Policy Server

      SSO POLICYSERVER R12.8 SP06 [#2649]



      SSO POLICYSERVER R12.8 SP06 [#2649]


    CA Access Gateway (SPS)

      SSO ACCESS GATEWAY R12.8 SP06 [#2649]