Before upgrading to Opsview Monitor 6.5
Prior to installing or upgrading Opsview to this version, please read the following pages:
The [**What's New?**](🔗) guides for all versions between the one you are upgrading from up to and including this version,
The [**Prerequisites**](🔗) guide,
The relevant [**New Installation**](🔗) or [**In-Place Upgrade**](🔗) guides
Questions? - Open a Support ticket with our technical team through the [Support Portal](🔗).
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For [Major](🔗) and [Minor](🔗) version upgrades, please get in touch with your Account Manager to schedule the upgrade while the offer lasts.
It is critical that you read this page **BEFORE** you start planning for your upgrade to Opsview Monitor 6.5 as the steps to be taken vary depending on your current version of the software.
Please read carefully the documentation associated with the version of Opsview you are currently running and the methods available to start using Opsview Monitor 6.5.
# New Installation
If this is the **first time you are installing Opsview Monitor**, please follow the steps in the [Installation](🔗) pages.
# 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 6.4** or higher, you can perform an upgrade in-place, for more information go to [From 6.4 to 6.x](🔗)
**Opsview Monitor 6.0, 6.1, 6.2 or 6.3**, you first need to choose either an in-place upgrade or side by side migration to Opsview Monitor 6.3 and then upgrade to Opsview Monitor 6.4:
In-place [Upgrade from Opsview Monitor 6.0, 6.1 or 6.2](🔗)
Side by side manual [Migration from Opsview Monitor 6.x](🔗)
**Opsview Monitor 5.4.2**, you first need to choose either an in-place upgrade or side by side migration to Opsview Monitor 6.3 and then upgrade to Opsview Monitor 6.5:
In-place upgrade, therefore go to [Upgrade from Opsview Monitor 5.4.2](🔗)
Side by side 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.
If you are upgrading through Opsview Monitor 6.5.2, all Opsview components will be stopped for the duration of the upgrade.
## Upgrade WebEx Recording: Moving from v5 to v6
# Hardware Requirements
Minimum [hardware requirements](🔗).