Downgrade 4.4 to 4.2

The following page summarizes various considerations for downgrading to 4.2. For specific instructions for your deployment type, see:

Once upgraded to 4.4, if you need to downgrade, we recommend downgrading to the latest patch release of 4.2.

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If you need to downgrade form version 4.4, downgrade to 4.2.6 or a later version. You cannot downgrade to 4.2.5 or an earlier version.

Optional but Recommended. Create a backup of your database.

Before downgrading the binaries, you must downgrade the featureCompatibilityVersion (fCV) to "4.2".

Before downgrading the binaries, remove all persisted 4.4 features that are incompatible with 4.2.

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