Removing the application folder
To prevent exposure to potential security vulnerabilities in older libraries/jars please remove the takipi folder and install the binaries from the newly downloaded version.
To upgrade the Linux Collector:
- Copy the following configuration files (not all of them might be present) to a backup location
Note the owner:group and permissions for the folders/files and subfolders
From https://app.overops.com/app/download?t=tgz, download the Collector installation TAR file:
wget --content-disposition "https://app.overops.com/app/download?t=tgz"
wget --content-disposition "$TAKIPI_HOST:8080/app/download?t=tgz"
Stop the Collector by following the instructions here.
Remove the takipi folder completely from the system
Extract the new binaries (by default they are installed in
sudo tar -xvf <downloaded.tar.gz> -C /opt
Copy the previously saved configuration files back into the takipi folder.
Validate the permissions are set as previously noted for the folders AND subfolders
Change as required by running the following command(s):
sudo chown -R <owner:group> /opt/takipi
sudo chmod ...
Start the Collector by following the instructions here. Remember to watch the logs for any warnings or errors.
Verify your upgrade using these instructions.
Updated about 2 years ago