We only specify functional migration steps in this guide.
Functional migration steps from MOLGENIS 7.x to 8.x
The following changes require manual actions (if applicable for your application):
- MREF as labels are not allowed anymore. You should use template expressions. Please check: template expressions.
- You can migrate the database first and if you encounter the following errorError:Conversion failure in entity type [#name#] attribute [#name#]; No converter found capable of converting from type [org.molgenis.data.support.DynamicEntity] to type [java.lang.String]You can fix these attributes in the Metadata Manager by editing the expression of the mentioned attribute.
- If users or groups were giving special permissions on the Settings Manager Plugin, these permissions should be set again for the replacement Settings Plugin. The plugin itself is replaced automatically.