CA 7 upgrade path to 12.1 : NCF Sites

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Article ID: 211871

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Products

CA Workload Automation CA 7 Edition

Issue/Introduction

On the "Suggested Upgrade Path" page of CA 7 documentation, the "Step 9 Deploy the Product to Production System" section has the following note: 

Note to NCF sites: Upgrade the NCF1 sites (where CA WA CA 7 Edition is executed) to the new release before upgrading any NCF2 sites (where CA WA CA 7 is not executed)

If the customer environment consists of  an NCF2 site(DEV) and an NCF1 site(PROD), is it a requirement to upgrade the Production System before the Development when moving to 12.1? 

Environment

Release : 12.1

Component : CA-7

Resolution

The Note reported in the documentation should be intended as a recommendation and not as a requirement.