Installing and upgrading the server

This chapter describes how to install the Perforce service or upgrade an existing installation. It contains information about the following topics:

Many of the examples in this book are based on the UNIX version of the Perforce service. In most cases, the examples apply equally to both Windows and UNIX installations. The material for UNIX also applies to Mac OS X.


If you are upgrading an existing installation to Release 2013.3 or later, see the notes in Upgrading the Perforce service before proceeding.