After acquiring the ZappySys License, the next crucial step is to initiate the license activation process. To activate your purchased license key, please uninstall any existing trial version (*if installed) and proceed to download and install the full version by following the instructions below.
Here is the direct link for the latest build. Please ensure to uninstall the previous version before installing this one (Go to control panel → Add Remove programs → Uninstall SSIS PowerPack).
To download an older build, kindly log in to your Customer Download Area using the below link.
From the ZappySys Licence Manager, you can get the OrderNumber and MachineCode to download the Full PowerPack.
Go to Start → All Programs → ZappySys → SSIS PowerPack → Click ‘SSIS/ODBC PowerPack License Manager’
So on the Customer Download Area Page, using that Order Number and Machine Code you can Download the Full Paid Version.
The following are some best practices for upgrading the Zappysys PowerPack,
- We recommend testing the latest version on the Test Server or on the Development machine first.
- Check for compatibility: Before upgrading the Zappysys PowerPack, it is important to ensure that the new version is compatible with your existing system configuration. Check the release notes and system requirements of the new version to ensure that your system meets all the requirements.
- Take a backup: Before upgrading, it is always recommended to take a backup of your existing system configuration and PowerPack settings. This will ensure that you can easily roll back to the previous version in case of any issues during the upgrade process.
- Uninstall the previous version: It is recommended to uninstall the previous version of the Zappysys PowerPack from the Control Panel before installing the new version. This will ensure that there are no conflicts between the two versions and that the new version can be installed smoothly.
- Disable antivirus software: Antivirus software can sometimes interfere with the installation process of the Zappysys PowerPack. It is recommended to temporarily disable the antivirus software before installing the new version.
- Install the new version: Once you have completed the above steps, you can proceed with the installation of the new version of the Zappysys PowerPack. Follow the installation wizard and select the appropriate options for your system configuration.
- Test the new version: After the installation is complete, it is recommended to test the new version thoroughly to ensure that it is working correctly. Test all the features and functions that you use regularly to ensure that they are functioning as expected.
- Rollback plan: Finally, it is always a good practice to have a rollback plan in case the new version does not work as expected. Keep a backup of the previous version and be prepared to roll back to it if necessary.
- Download the latest/older version on the Machine.
- On the Server, Stop all the jobs that contain the ZappySys PowerPack Tasks/Components and close the Visual Studio and SQL Server instance(s).
On the Development machine, just close the Visual Studio and SQL Server instance(s).
- Uninstall the ZappySys PowerPack from the Control Panel
(Go to control panel → Add Remove programs → Uninstall SSIS PowerPack).
- Install the downloaded version with the Typical Default Setting on the Machine.
- On the Server, Start stopped jobs and test them out. No need to rebuild the older built packages.