Upgrading the Capacity Agents

When upgrading the Gateway Server and the Capacity Agents on computers running the UNIX or Linux operating system, you can choose to use run the installation program from the UI-based wizard or from a command line, also known as silent mode.

Before you begin

Supported upgrade paths for the Capacity Agent

The installation program for the Capacity Agents supports direct upgrades from the latest three versions of the product. To upgrade from earlier versions of the product requires that you perform a phased upgrade approach, as shown in the following illustration:


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Overview of the upgrade process

The following diagrams provide a high-level overview of the end-to-end upgrade process. Each step in the process also includes a link to the corresponding documentation.

 Upgrade process overview for TrueSight Capacity Optimization...

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Wizard-based upgrade

The following processes correspond to the operating system of the Capacity Agent system.

Silent-mode upgrade

The silent upgrade process for the Capacity Agents mirrors the silent-mode installation process for this component on Windows and Linux and UNIX computers.

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