Migration Manager Software Update (v8.3.6) & BETA Tester News

A minor update (version 8.3.6) for Migration Manager has been released for Beta testers with the main release currently estimated for all users within the next week.

Beta Testers Needed

Are you interesting in helping shape the Migration Manager experience? Are you interested in being one of the first users to have access to a new feature?

If so, Migration Manager is currently interested in hearing from users who are keen on participating in a new Beta Testing Program. There are a number of new features which are planned to be released over the coming months and we need a select group of users to give them a final working over before they go prime time.

So if you are interested in being involved in testing this new feature, please head over to our Beta Tester Registration page for more information on how to let us know that you want to be involved.

The Update

The Migration Manager program will see a small number of minor fixes. It is an important update however as it prepares Migration Manager for the forthcoming major release which will include a number of new features.

What is in the Update: Change Log – Version 8.3.6

  • Emails
    • Fixed an issue affecting email capture where emails not being automatically assigned correctly if two files had similiar base reference numbers i.e. TEST0001 and TEST0001A
  • Questionnaires
    • Fixed an issue affecting the merging of a questionnaire that caused some date fields to be affected.
  • Other
    • Under the hood changes made in preparation for the next big update.
    • Other minor bug fixes and enhancements.

A list of previous updates and what they included can be found here: Release Update History

How to Perform the Update

When you are ready to perform the update, you should login as the Administrator and then click on the Help menu and then click Online Update. For full instructions on how to perform the update, please see: How to Perform an Update.


When the update window opens click the ‘Start’ button and then follow any prompts. We do recommend that you do a full update and download the latest DIBP forms from Legendcom/immiAccount as DIBP has recently released a number of essential changes – this update includes new mappings for a number of these updated forms.

On one final point, if you have any problems performing the update please don’t hesitate to contact Migration Manager’s support team who are there to help you. You can log a support call through the Help button in Migration Manager or you can click the Support link in the menu bar at the top of this webpage.


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