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The upgrade script for full upgrades of FileCloud Server is available in version 18.1 and later. 

The script method is fully compatible with Ubuntu/Centos Servers and has been tested in the following versions:

  • Ubuntu 16.04.x LTS
  • Centos 7.x
  • RHEL 7.x


As an administrator, you can use filecloudcp (FileCloud control panel) to perform a full upgrade of a FileCloud instance regardless of the version (Debian, Fedora, etc).

The control panel runs a script that opens a basic interface to step you through the installation or upgrade process.

To navigate the interface, use the following keyboard keys:

KeyAction
Arrow UPscroll through the previous options in a field 
Arrow Downscroll through the next options in a field
 Spacebarmove to the next field
 Tabselects the highlighted option

Show me the commands for filecloudcp


Full Upgrade for LINUX


Requirements:

  • The FileCloud instance must be accessible to the external network (Internet)
  • The script commands must be executed with root permissions

If the FileCloud Instance doesn't have access to Internet, please contact our support team for assistance.


Step 1. To use filcloudcp to run the upgrade script, type the following command:

~# filecloudcp -u

 

 Step 2. After logging in, review the packages to be updated, and then to run the upgrade script, type the following command:

~# wget http://patch.codelathe.com/tonidocloud/live/installer/filecloud-liu.sh $$ bash filecloud-liu.sh

Step 3. On the Installer and Upgrade  screen, to start the process and select Proceed, press Tab.

(lightbulb) If you are having problems, to click Cancel, use the spacebar to highlight Cancel, and then press the Tab key.

Step 4. On the Welcome  screen, to click OK, press the Tab key.

(lightbulb)To review the policies you are agreeing to:

The terms of service can be found here: https://www.getfilecloud.com/tos/

The privacy policy can be found here: https://www.getfilecloud.com/privacy/


 

 Step 5. The Installer and Upgrader with inform you that FileCloud is already installed. 

a. To click OK, press the Tab key.

 

 Step 6. The Installer and Upgrader with inform you that a new version of FileCloud is available. 

a. To click OK, press the Tab key.


 Step 7. On the Upgrader screen, to start the upgrade and select Proceed, press Tab.

(lightbulb) If you are having problems, to click Cancel, use the spacebar to highlight Cancel, and then press the Tab key.

 

  Step 8. On the Upgrader screen, to click OK, press the Tab key.

(lightbulb)To review the policies you are agreeing to:

The terms of service can be found here: https://www.getfilecloud.com/tos/

The privacy policy can be found here: https://www.getfilecloud.com/privacy/

 

 Step 9. On the Upgrader screen, to start the database backup and select Proceed, press Tab.

(lightbulb) If you do not want to do a backup, to click Skip, use the spacebar to highlight Skip, and then press the Tab key.

It is recommended that you complete a backup manually or through this upgrade script before upgrading FileCloud Server.

 

Step 10. On the Upgrader screen, to start the webroot backup and select Proceed, press Tab.

(lightbulb) If you do not want to do a backup, to click Skip, use the spacebar to highlight Skip, and then press the Tab key.

It is recommended that you complete a backup manually or through this upgrade script before upgrading FileCloud Server.

 Step 11. If Solr is detected, it will be upgraded. 

light-on (on) Notes

What is Solr?

Solr is an open source enterprise search platform. It provides users with the following features:

  • Content search for file types such as txt, pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx
  • Regex support for file/folder name searches



 Step 12. You will be advised that FileCloud Server has been upgraded. This completes the upgrade process.

a. To click OK, press the Tab key.

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