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16.  Sitecore CMS and DMS 7.0 rev.140120 (7.0 Update-4)
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Instructions for downloading Sitecore CMS 7.0 and DMS 7.0 rev. 140120.

This is an old CMS 7.0 update.

This is a product Update. Sitecore recommends upgrading to this release when the fixes included in this release meets specific needs of your organization. If this release does not include specific fixes that your organization requires, you may benefit by waiting until Sitecore releases a Service Pack for this series before upgrading. This is especially true in production environments. To learn more about Sitecore’s versioning system, see the Sitecore Versioning Policy page.

Note about Sitecore 7.0 for Japanese users:
このバージョンの Sitecore CMS および DMS は日本語をサポートしておりません。
7.2 Update-1 以降の最新のリリースをご利用くださいますようお願いいたします。

16.1.  Download Sitecore CMS and DMS 7.0 rev.140120

Choose the appropriate link to download Sitecore CMS 7.0 rev. 140120:

Download DMS 7.0 rev. 140120 for Sitecore CMS 7.0 rev.140120

Choose one of the following links to download DMS 7.0 rev.140120 for Sitecore CMS 7.0 rev.140120:

Additional Tools

You may also want to consider downloading additional tools:

16.2.  To upgrade initial release of CMS and DMS 7.0 to this release



This update requires the following files:

Follow the steps below to upgrade an existing Sitecore CMS and DMS 7.0 installation to Sitecore CMS and DMS 7.0 rev. 140120 (Update-4):

  1. Back up the site.
  2. If you have Sitecore Analytics installed and if you are updating to the current update from 7.0  rev. 130810 (Update-1) or earlier, upgrade the DMS database schema:
    • SQL Server: Execute the DMS70_U2_BeforeInstall.sql script on your Sitecore Analytics database.
    • Oracle: Execute Oracle_DMS70_U2_BeforeInstall.bat. Please refer to the Oracle-specific instructions at the bottom of this page.
  3. Make sure that the IIS is configured to allow access to the /sitecore/admin folder. Otherwise the next step might display a blank page instead of the Update Installation Wizard.
  4. In case of using Solr provider the Global.asax file needs to be changed. Please backup your Global.asax file and then open the file and replace Inherits value with the following: "Sitecore.Web.Application". Note: after this step one will not be able to use Search feature in backend.
  5. Open the Update Installation Wizard by entering the following URL in your browser: http://<hostname>/sitecore/admin/UpdateInstallationWizard.html
    See the Update Installation Wizard Guide for more information about how to use the wizard.
  6. Install the Sitecore CMS 7.0 rev. 140120 update package using the wizard:
    1. Upload the update package using the wizard.
    2. Analyze the package.
    3. Install the package.
  7. If you are using the Solr search provider, you must upgrade the corresponding assemblies. Use the Solr support package and extract the assemblies into the bin folder of the website.
  8. Update your configuration files.
  9. In case of using Solr provider, please perform following steps:
    • Update the Global.asax file so that the Solr provider is loaded on application start: please restore the Global.asax file from backup or revert back changes you did for Inherits attribute in Application directive. As alternative option you can follow instructions described in section 3.4.3 in the "Sitecore Search Scaling Guide" document. Copy and replace all files from Sitecore.Solr.Support 1.0.0 rev. folder to the bin folder of your instance.
    • Restart Solr.
    • Change the Solr schema using the Solr Schema Builder application. This is done via following wizard: Sitecore » Control Panel » Indexing » Generate the Solr Schema.xml file.
    • Restart Solr.
  10. Rebuild all your ContentSearch indexes. This is done via the following wizard: Sitecore » Control Panel » Indexing » Indexing Manager.
  11. Rebuild your search indexes for the "Quick search index" (also for the master and core databases if you have such indexes). This is done via the following wizard: Sitecore » Control Panel » Database » Rebuild the Search Index.
  12. Rebuild the link database for the master and the core databases. This is done via the following wizard: Sitecore » Control Panel » Database » Rebuild the Link Database.
  13. Clear your browser's cache. For instance, in Internet Explorer this is done via the menu Tools » Internet Options » Browsing History » Delete » Delete Temporary Internet Files.
  14. If you are using client languages other than English, download and import the latest translations from the Client Translations page on SDN.
  15. Delete the <webroot>/temp/dictionary.dat file to regenerate the Dictionary (only necessary if any of your editors use other client languages than English).
  16. Publish the entire site (including system items, templates etc.) to every publishing target you have. To do it run Sitecore » Publish Site dialog. The "Republish" option is recommended. 
  17. Check if any installed modules needs to be upgraded to a newer version to be compatible with Sitecore CMS 7.0 rev. 140120.
  18. Reiterate the update procedure for every Sitecore instance in your Sitecore environment.

Instructions for upgrading the Analytics database schema of Oracle databases

You will need the following files:

The file contains two files:

Upgrade steps for the Analytics database:

  1. Extract the SQL script and the batch file from the zip archive.
  2. Copy the SQL script and the batch file to the Database Server (or to the PC where the administration tools for the Oracle database are installed and set up).
  3. By default, the upgrade scripts will process one user schema: scanalytics (the actual name depends on the value of the PREFIX environment variable).
    • If your user schema name is different or if you have additional Sitecore user schemas, modify the batch file as necessary (but do not add the core, master and web schemas – they use a different database schema and should not be upgraded).
  4. Shut down Sitecore.
  5. Back up your Sitecore schemas.
  6. Upgrade your DMS database schema.
    • In System Properties/Advanced/Environment Variables set up user-level variables as follows:
      • DATABASE = The name of the database instance that hosts the Sitecore data.
      • PASSWORD = Password for the system user of the Oracle instance.
      • PREFIX = Prefix for the Sitecore DMS user schema and its password (default value: 'sc').
        • Notice that user password is expected to be the same as the user name.
        • Launch Oracle_DMS70_U2_BeforeInstall.bat.
        • Review the output of the script for errors.
        • Remove the DATABASE, PASSWORD and PREFIX variables from the environment.
  7. Start Sitecore.
  8. Continue with the CMS 7.0 upgrade procedure as described above.

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