To upgrade the Enterprise Console, you run the installer for the version of the application to which you want to upgrade on the Enterprise Console machine. The installer detects the Enterprise Console installation and upgrades that instance.
If you upgrade the Enterprise Console to 4.5.x version, it will copy the Controller and Events Service artifacts into the
platform-admin/archives/<service>/<version> folder. When you upgrade to the next version of the Enterprise Console, the same will be repeated for newer binary versions, e.g. 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6. Note that it is not possible to downgrade the Enterprise Console to any intermediate version.
|If you are upgrading from Platform Admin 4.3.x to the Enterprise Console, make sure you specify a different installation path from the Platform Admin 4.3.x. This is will ensure that any existing Events Service managed by the Platform Admin 4.3.x can be discovered and upgraded using the Enterprise Console.|
The user upgrading the Enterprise Console should be the same user who installed the Enterprise Console.
Upgrade the Enterprise Console
The following steps describe how to upgrade the Enterprise Console on Linux and Windows. You use the Enterprise Console installer in GUI mode, console mode, or silent mode to perform the upgrade.
If there is a newer version of Enterprise Console available, you can begin the upgrade process by downloading and installing the latest version from the AppDynamics download site on top of the existing application.
Before starting, get the Enterprise Console installer version appropriate for your target system. You can get the installer from the AppDynamics download site. When ready, follow these steps to install the Enterprise Console:
Run the following commands:
|You can run the installer as non-root or root.|
It is recommended that you right-click the exe and select Run as Administrator.
After the GUI launches, use it to complete the installation. In Linux, you may also follow the steps in the installation wizard to complete the console installation.
|If you install the Enterprise Console on AWS, use the public DNS for the Enterprise Console host name when prompted.|
To use silent mode, pass the response file that the installer generated at first installation to the installer. This response file is at the following location
If you have made any changes to the settings as originally configured by the installer—such as to the connection port numbers, tenancy mode, or data directory—make the same change in the response file before starting the upgrade.
You must also add the existing passwords to the file:
platformAdmin.databasePassword= ENTER_PASSWORD platformAdmin.databaseRootPassword= ENTER_PASSWORD platformAdmin.adminPassword= ENTER_PASSWORD
If you do not, the installer prompts you to add the password.
If you are upgrading the Enterprise Console from a version earlier than 4.5.9, you must clear your browser cache after the upgrade process completes.