To upgrade the nevisAdmin 4 appliance image, execute these steps on the nevisAdmin 4 host:
Before upgrading, determine the version of the installed nevisAppliance and nevisAdmin 4.
- Run nevisappliance -v
Check the Release Notes for any breaking changes between the previously installed and the new version of nevisAdmin 4.
- In some cases, the release notes may require the performance of manual upgrade steps. Memorize these steps for later execution.
Make sure you have a recent database backup. If not, refer to Database and File System Backup.
Follow the chapter Software updates in the nevisAppliance Reference Guide.
- Integrate any manual upgrade steps memorized in step 2.
- Each step will tell you when it has to be executed (for example, before stopping, after upgrade, or after starting).