How to Migrate Odoo Database from version 7 to version 8

Dear All,

This tutorial will guide on how to migrate the Odoo database from version 7 to version 8

step1 : Go to cd /var/tmp/

step2 : create directory mkdir openupgrade

step3 : cd /var/tmp/

Download openupgrade module from github


tar -xvf OpenUpgrade

step4 : rename OpenUpgrade to 8.0

mv OpenUpgraden to 8.0

step5 : cd /var/tmp/openupgrade/8.0/scripts

step7 :  login as postgres

su postgres

run command :

python –config=/etc/openerp-server.conf –database=db_name  –run-migrations=version to migrate(8.0)

You will see there will another db created with your db_name_migrated.

Open this db in odoo 8.


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