Pega Cloud Services post-upgrade tasks (8.x to 8.y)
After Pega Cloud Services upgrades your environment, review the following tasks and complete the tasks that are applicable to your Pega application.
For details about the difference between a major upgrade, a minor upgrade, and a patch, see Upgrading and patching Pega Infinity.
- Optional: Enabling new UI kit and Cosmos features
To take advantage of the latest user interface elements, including templates and icons, add the latest version of the UI Kit or Theme-Cosmos application to the Built On Applications List. You can still continue to use your current version of the UI Kit or Theme-Cosmos to avoid additional post-upgrade steps, but then you will not have access to the latest features, functions, and fixes.
- Performing post-upgrade steps in your Pega applications
Review required post-upgrade steps in your Pega applications
- Testing your applications
After your upgrade, perform regression testing to verify that application functionality works as expected. As part of regression testing, perform smoke testing to verify that critical functionality works as expected. To instantly ensure that specific functionality works appropriately, run sanity tests.