Before you begin
Download the following agent upgrade files from the Electronic Product Distribution site to a temporary directory on the agent computer:
You must have execute privileges on the upgrade scripts and write access to the upgrade location.
To upgrade an App Visibility agent for Java silently
- Stop the Java virtual machine (JVM) process on the agent computer.
- Start the JVM process.
Upgrade command options
A silent upgrade requires only the -s (silent) and -d (installation directory) options. Additional options are listed in the following table.
-h or -help
Prints a help message, listing all the command options
-s or -silent
Sets the silent mode, so that the utility does not wait for arguments. If an argument is missing, the utility uses the default value.
-d or -destination <installationDirectory>
Specifies the full path to the existing ADOPsInstall directory to be upgraded.
If a directory is not specified, the installation utility uses the directory from which the installation script was invoked.
-dLogs or -deleteOldLogs
Removes existing log files from the upgraded directory and replaces them with new log files
-keepOrig or -keepOrigDirCopy
Preserves a copy of the existing ADOPsInstall directory next to the upgraded one, named ADOPsInstall.<origVerName>.<indexNumber>.old.tmp
To restore the earlier version of the agent, perform the following procedure:
The agent restarts at the state before the agent upgrade.
Behavior of the agent and agent policy after upgrade
Upgrading the App Visibility agent does not change the agent policy files. Agent policy files are upgraded with the App Visibility server, and they contain the new features for the agents. The agent for Java continues to use the same agent policy file as before the upgrade.
Where to go from here
If you have a single App Visibility agent installation directory that is used by multiple JVM processes, give the App Visibility agents unique names.
After you update the agent, perform the following procedures:
- that upgrade of the agent for Java is successful and that the agent to sending data.
- If you upgraded your App Visibility server, and you enabled high availability in the upgraded version, ensure that you to connect to the portal's load balancing server.
- Examine and modify, if necessary, the and .