1.3.1 Upgrading from a previous version on Unix-based deployments

Preliminary notes

Upgrading is usually a two-step process:

  1. upgrade the mdss package by installing the newer package

  2. upgrade the existing code by downloading new images

Acquire the installer package

In order to acquire the new package please visit https://www.opswat.com/solution

Debian / Ubuntu package (.deb)

  1. Update your packages

    sudo apt-get update
  2. Move to the folder containing the installer and install it

    sudo dpkg -i <name of the file>.deb || sudo apt-get install -f
  3. Start the service

    sudo mdss -u update
  4. Optionally, you can check the status using the following command:

    sudo mdss -c status
  5. Open a browser and navigate to the web interface: http://<server> to configure your deployment.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS package (.rpm)

  1. Update your packages

    sudo yum -y update
  2. Move to the folder containing the installer and install it

    sudo yum upgrade <name of the file>.rpm
  3. Start the service

    sudo mdss -u update
  4. Optionally, you can check the status using the following command:

    sudo mdss -c status
  5. Open a browser and navigate to the web interface: http://<server> to configure your deployment.