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ARA Upgrade (5 to 6): Microsoft downloads clarification

Discussion created by Duong_Nguyen-Nhat_2335 on Nov 8, 2016
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Question:

Upgrade Documentation has following section: 

https://docs.automic.com/documentation/webhelp/english/ARA/11.2/BOND/6.0/Migration%20Guide//Default.htm#ARA/Migration/ara-migration-update-ara.htm%3FTocPath%3DMigrating%2520ARA%2520from%2520Version%25205%2520to%252011.2%7C_____2 

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2. Download and install the following files: 


Microsoft Report Viewer 2012 Runtime 
Microsoft System CLR Types for SQLServer 2012 (x64) 
Download links: 

Microsoft Report Viewer 2012 Runtime: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35747 

Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Feature Pack: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29065 , https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=35580). 

External links are subject to change at any time. 
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What ARA 6 Features use "Microsoft Report Viewer 2012 Runtime" and "Microsoft System CLR Types for SQLServer 2012 (x64)" ? 

Answer:

Microsoft Report Viewer 2012 Runtime and Microsoft System CLR Types for SQLServer 2012 (x64) enable applications that run on the .NET Framework to display reports designed using Microsoft reporting technology. 

You can't use the baseline in ARA, if you don't install these two. More information about baseline as below:

https://docs.automic.com/documentation/webhelp/english/ALL/components/DOCU//ARA%20Guides//Default.htm#ARA/wwReleases/release_baseline_concept.htm%3FTocPath%3DUser%2520Guide%7CWorking%2520with%2520Releases%7CGeneral%2520%252F%2520Baselines%7C_____1

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