The Right Way to Install/Upgrade
                  Your DNN Site
                Tulsa Techfest 2008
                John ...
About Engage Software

• Based in St. Louis, MO
  – Specializing in ASP.NET development
  – DotNetNuke
     • Module Devel...
What’s on Tap

• Install DNN instance
• Upgrade DNN instance
• Move DNN instance
Install New DNN Instance

• Web Server
  – File System
  – IIS
• Database Server
  – SQL Server
Database Server

• In SQL Server
  – Create database
  – Create Login
  – Add Login to database
Web Server – File System

• Obtain latest and greatest DNN Install
  Package
• Extract package to web site root
• Set dire...
Web Server – IIS

• Create Application Pool
• Create website
• Configure website properties
  – IIS 6 vs IIS 7
Browser

• Browse to site
• Install DNN
  – Custom, Auto, Typical
  – Templates, Modules & Skins
Installation Demo


 Here is how you install a new instance of
 DotNetNuke.
Upgrade DNN Instance

• First things first - Always Backup
     • File System
     • Database
• Obtain & Extract DNN upgra...
Upgrade Demo


 Here is how you upgrade an existing
 DotNetNuke instance.
Move DNN Instance

• First things first - Always Backup
     • File System
     • Database
• Existing DNN Instance
• New D...
Move New DNN Instance

• Database Server
  – Always back up the existing database
  – Move copy of database to new server
...
Move New DNN Instance

• Web Server
  – Always make a copy of existing file system
  – Move file system copy to new web se...
Move Existing DNN Instance

• Database Server
  – Backup existing database and new database
  – Restore new database and a...
Move Existing DNN Instance

• Web Server
  – Always make a copy of existing file system
    and the new file system
  – Co...
Moving Demo


 Here is how you would move a
 DotNetNuke instance.
Wrap Up

• Install
• Upgrade
• Move
Questions


            Thank you!

       www.engagesofware.com
     jeimer@engagesoftware.com
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To make sure you don't lose any of your website content this session will focus on the best practices to install or upgrade your DNN instance. By the end of the session, you will be able to confidently install/upgrade and backup your DNN instance whenever you want.Presented by John Eimer of Engage Software

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The Right Way To Install Upgrade Dnn

  1. 1. The Right Way to Install/Upgrade Your DNN Site Tulsa Techfest 2008 John Eimer Engage Software www.engagesofware.com
  2. 2. About Engage Software • Based in St. Louis, MO – Specializing in ASP.NET development – DotNetNuke • Module Development • Skinning • Implementation services • Microsoft Certified Gold Partner • Official DotNetNuke Training Provider
  3. 3. What’s on Tap • Install DNN instance • Upgrade DNN instance • Move DNN instance
  4. 4. Install New DNN Instance • Web Server – File System – IIS • Database Server – SQL Server
  5. 5. Database Server • In SQL Server – Create database – Create Login – Add Login to database
  6. 6. Web Server – File System • Obtain latest and greatest DNN Install Package • Extract package to web site root • Set directory security • Update web.config
  7. 7. Web Server – IIS • Create Application Pool • Create website • Configure website properties – IIS 6 vs IIS 7
  8. 8. Browser • Browse to site • Install DNN – Custom, Auto, Typical – Templates, Modules & Skins
  9. 9. Installation Demo Here is how you install a new instance of DotNetNuke.
  10. 10. Upgrade DNN Instance • First things first - Always Backup • File System • Database • Obtain & Extract DNN upgrade package • Navigate to site
  11. 11. Upgrade Demo Here is how you upgrade an existing DotNetNuke instance.
  12. 12. Move DNN Instance • First things first - Always Backup • File System • Database • Existing DNN Instance • New DNN Instance
  13. 13. Move New DNN Instance • Database Server – Always back up the existing database – Move copy of database to new server – Create & restore database in SQL Server – Create new login – Add new user – Update web.config in file system
  14. 14. Move New DNN Instance • Web Server – Always make a copy of existing file system – Move file system copy to new web server – Apply security permissions to file system – Create application pool – Create website – Update properties for website in IIS
  15. 15. Move Existing DNN Instance • Database Server – Backup existing database and new database – Restore new database and add login
  16. 16. Move Existing DNN Instance • Web Server – Always make a copy of existing file system and the new file system – Copy new files to new web server – Apply security permissions to file system – Check web.config
  17. 17. Moving Demo Here is how you would move a DotNetNuke instance.
  18. 18. Wrap Up • Install • Upgrade • Move
  19. 19. Questions Thank you! www.engagesofware.com jeimer@engagesoftware.com
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