We are planning to upgrade out enterprise JasperServer from v4.5 to v7.1. The upgrade path highlighted by the official guide is v4.5->v6.x->v7.1. While the intermediate step of upgrading to v6.x is fine, but there are no specific technical reasons mentioned in the official guide book or Release notes for this. We would like to understand the concise technical requirements for upgrading to this interim version.
Thanks and Regards,
We don't have the resources to test every possible upgrade path, so we limit the officially supported upgrades. This bug indicates that the direct upgrade likely no longer works: