General Release Process

Update the following pages

Lock Space for Editing (Optional)

This step is only necessary if you have many folks actively editing the documentation.

Export Documentation to HTML

Post-export cleanup

Generate Index

Test

Deliver to S/W Engineering, Build Installer

Monthly Docs Release Process

Create zip package for web site release

post new zip file to www site

Update the Documentation page links

Send IT Request

Send release notice to NA_Sales; International Sales

Create two versions of the release:

  1. A version for internal use only
  2. A version that can be distributed to partners (and likely, customers)

see attachments for examples

Full Product Release Process

Follow these procedures in addition to the Monthly Release procedures for a full release (GA).

Create CD Image and Cut CD

Make ZIP of CD Image