The latest version of Votiro Cloud has new and enhanced features, improved security, and bug fixes. Upgrading your installation is a straight-forward and robust procedure.
We recommend you upgrade your installation to the latest version as soon as possible.
Votiro's Support team will be available should you require assistance.
Prepare for your upgrade by ensuring the following:
|n||A successful |
|n||There is a minimum of 15 GB disk space on each node.|
|n||The IP addresses and passwords are available for all nodes in your cluster.|
|n||You have taken VM snapshots of all nodes before starting the upgrade.|
|n||The upgrade package is the most recent build.|
To run a health check on your installation, navigate to the /root folder and use the following command:
The expected results are:
|n||All pods are running with no issues.|
|n||The Redis cluster is running with no issues.|
|n||Elastic pods are running with no issues.|
|n||Disk speeds are at the required rates.|
When you have successfully carried out the pre-requisite preparations for your upgrade, follow these steps:
|1.||Request the upgrade zip file from Votiro Support.|
|2.||Upload the upgrade package to the first node: /root/upgrade folder.|
Create an upgrade folder if one is not already present, using the following command:
#mkdir -p /root/upgrade
Delete content from the /upgrade folder on each node prior to uploading the upgrade package to the first node.
|3.||Extract the zip file, using the following command:|
#unzip 9.5.X.zip -d /root/upgrade
Where X is the latest version of Votiro Cloud, usually expressed as three digits.
|4.||Run the upgrade executable file using the following command:|
An upgrade log file votiro-upgrade.log is created, located in the same folder as the upgrade package /root/upgrade.
|5.||When the upgrade process is finished, the message Upgrade complete! displays.|
|t||If you are upgrading to version 9.6.3:|
Encryption keys are displayed on the page in a red font. These keys are uniquely generated using the AES128 encryption algorithm and SHA256 hash algorithm. The encryption keys are used to encrypt stored files.
The encryption keys are not stored elsewhere within Votiro Cloud. We recommend you copy and securely store the encryption keys displayed.
|t||If you are upgrading from version 9.6.3 or later:|
The encryption keys are not displayed.
To ensure your upgrade has completed successfully, check the following settings and configurations applicable to your environment:
|n||Sufficient disk space on all three nodes.|