Re: Upgrading from MX 7 to CF8
If you completely remove 7 you will lose all settings, such as DSNs,
mappings, ect. The version 7 and version 8 XML files that store these
settings are not compatible so you can not just copy them over .
If you are comfortable manually re-entering all these settings after the
install, that may not be a big deal.
You may be able to use the CAR (ColdFusion Archive) export/import if you
are on the enterprise edition and|or can downgrade the license to the
developer license for the transfer. But I have never done that cross