Upgrade from Pro to ZenTao Biz

2022-01-28 13:22:03
Last edited by Hongyan on 2022-01-28 13:22:03
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You can upgrade ZenTao Pro to ZenTao Biz. Look at the example below. It is to upgrade ZenTao Pro via one-click installation package for Window to ZenTao Biz.

Note: One-click installation package for Windows is inxampp/zentaopro/and that for Linux/opt/zbox/zentaopro/.

1. Before upgrading

1.1 Make sure that ZenTao open source is accessible.

1.2 Back up data for ZenTao open source and refer to the manual HERE.

1.3 Download ZenTao Biz installation package that fits your PHP version.

1.4 Back up the license file of ZenTao Biz which is the bizext.txt and callback.php in zentaopro/config/license). After you override the directory of zentaopro, copy bizext.txt and callback.php to the new directory of zentaopro/config/license.

2. Download ZenTao Biz installation package

2.1 Choose the installation package that fits your PHP version.

2.2 Go to https://www.zentao.pm/download.html to download ZenTao Biz.

2.3 Unzip the downloaded file and you will get a file named zentaopms. Delete .htzaccess and .ztaccess in zentaopms/www.

3. Override the directory

3.1 Copy all files in zentaopms/ to override the xampp/zentaopro/ installed in one-click installation package for Windows. That is to press ctrl+a and then press ctrl+c, and go to xampp/zentaopro/ and press ctrl+v.

3.2 Unzip the license file of ZenTao Biz and copy its last four files tozentaopro/config/license/ (two files will be overridden).

4. Start upgrading

4.1 Visit ZenTao in a browser and start upgrading. For example, the address to visit ZenTao is, so enter the browser, so the upgrade will be started.

4.2 Follow the instruction and create ok.txt. If there is ok.txt, delete it. Then create a new one.

4.3 Create ok.txt, and click Continue Upgrading.

Keep the ZenTao logo and agree to the ZPL (Z Public License).

It is VERY IMPORTANT to back up your data before upgrading.

Choose the version of ZenTao Pro.


Execute the SQL for upgrading.

If you see the page below, your upgrading is finished. Click Visit ZenTao to start your ZenTao Biz. The address to visit ZenTao Biz is the same.

 If any questions, contact us at troy@easycorp.ltd.

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