Convert Professional edition to Enterprise edition

Convert Professional edition to Enterprise edition

  1. Install an "Admin Server" with the same build number as that of your professional edition. (You can find the build number in Settings -> Tools -> Support -> Build number
    Archive link: http://archives.manageengine.com/applications_manager/
  2. After successful installation, start the Admin Server.
  3. As an alternative, you can upgrade your existing professional edition to latest version first and then install an admin server with the same version.
  4. Apply the license for Enterprise edition that you have in existing server.
  5. Make a note of the HostName / IP address of the machine in which the Admin Server was installed. Also take a note of the SSL Port of the Admin Server.
  6. Make the following changes in the AMServer.properties file under <AppManager_Home>/conf directory in your professional edition. 
    am.server.type=Norm  to am.server.type=MAS
    am.edition.type=STANDALONE to am.edition.type=ENTERPRISE
    am.adminserver.host=<Provide Admin Server Host Name>
    am.adminserver.port=<Provide Admin Server SSL Port>
  7. Save the file.
  8. Restart the existing professional edition of AppManager to convert it to a Managed Server.
  9. Add this as first Managed server with server id 1 from Managed servers link in the header.


  10. You can then install as many additional "Managed Servers" as you want and add it to the Admin using the installation wizard.
Note: The Above steps can be used to convert only the first Managed Server.