Upgrading Ambari This section helps you to upgrade Ambari from Ambari 2.6.2.x to Ambari 7.1.x.x version. Before you upgrade AmbariThis section explains how to upgrade Ambari.Setting up a local repositoryYou need to set up a local repository, update the version repository base URLs, and edit the repository configuration file.Backup AmbariYou must back up the current Ambari database. It creates a copy of the current Ambari database and meta information.Ambari Behavioral changesBehavioral changes denote a marked change in behavior from the previously released version to this version of Ambari. Between Ambari 2.6.x and Ambari 7.1.x there were changes implemented in 2.7.x versions and are mentioned below.Ambari Properties backupYou must make a safe copy of the Ambari Server configuration file found at /etc/ambari-server/conf/ambari.properties.Review Ambari UI and the Quick LinksEnsure to review the Ambai UIs and quick links prior to the upgrade. This check is helpful to compare the user interface state post upgrade.Upgrade to Ambari 7.1.x.0After reviewing the information related to Ambari UI and the Quick Links, and backing up the Ambari Server configuration file, perform the recommended steps for upgrading Ambari.Download cluster blueprintsEnsure you download the cluster blueprints before you begin the upgrade.