Restoring 7.9 backup in 8.0

Is it possible to restore a backup of 7.9 in a fresh install of v8.0.2?

We want to deploy a new VM with 8.0 and test before upgrading our production server. Would restoring create any issues?


Yes, restoring a 7.9 GWBK in 8.0.x is fine. Please see the Ignition 8 Upgrade Guide.

Just make sure that you initially restore in a disabled state so that your devices/databases don’t get hit multiple. Once it starts up, enable what you need for testing.