Before upgrading to Opsview Monitor 6.3
Prior to installing or upgrading Opsview, please read the [Prerequisites](🔗) and the relevant [New Installation](🔗) or [In-Place Upgrade](🔗) guides.
Questions? - Open a Support ticket with our technical team through the [Support Portal](🔗).
Short on resource to perform an upgrade or migration? - Let our technical experts do this for you, followed by a full health check to ensure your environment is running efficiently. Available for a limited time, we are offering significant discounts on assisted upgrades.
For [Major](🔗) and [Minor](🔗) version upgrades, please get in touch with your Account Manager to schedule the upgrade while the offer lasts.
Please read carefully the documentation associated with the version of Opsview you are currently running and the methods available to start using Opsview Monitor 6.3.
## New Installation
If this is the **first time you are installing Opsview Monitor**, please follow the steps in the [Installation](🔗) pages.
## Upgrade WebEx Recording: Moving from v5 to v6
## Upgrade or Migration
Customized Apache configuration
If you have customized your Apache configuration, you will need to convert and rewrite the rules. More information on converting Apache Rewrite Rules to Nginx Rewrite Rules [here](🔗).
If your current version of Opsview Monitor is:
**Opsview Monitor 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.1 or 6.2**, you can choose either an in-place upgrade or side by side migration:
In-place [Upgrade from Opsview Monitor 6.x](🔗)
Side by side manual [Migration from Opsview Monitor 6.x](🔗)
**Opsview Monitor 6.0 Early Adopter (EA)** - single box installation:
Upgrade to 6.0 by following the steps on [Upgrading from Opsview Monitor 6.0 Early Adopter](🔗) page, and then proceed to an in-place upgrade as documented above. **NOTE:** If you are running Opsview Monitor 6.0 EA , and have manually moved Components to a different server, please contact our [Customer Success Team](🔗) for assistance
**Opsview Monitor 5.4.2**, you can choose to:
Run an in-place upgrade, therefore go to [Upgrade from Opsview Monitor 5.4.2](🔗)
Proceed with a manual [Migration from Opsview Monitor 5.x](🔗)
For versions **older than** Opsview Monitor 5.4.2:
Upgrade to 5.4.2, then proceed with an in-place upgrade, or migration as documented above.
# Hardware Requirements
Minimum [hardware requirements](🔗).