Upgrading Philter

Describes how to upgrade Philter to a newer version.

We recommend reviewing the Philter Release Notes prior to upgrading.

Upgrading from a 1.x Version

Upgrading Philter to the newest version requires moving Philter's configuration to the new version of Philter. To upgrade Philter from a 1.x version, follow the steps below.

  1. Make a local copy of your current Philter's application.properties file.

  2. Launch a new virtual machine of the newest version of Philter.

  3. Replace the new virtual machine's application.properties file with your copy from step 1.

  4. Restart Philter: sudo systemctl restart philter.service sudo systemctl restart philter-ner.service

  5. Test the new Philter virtual machine to make sure it is behaving appropriately.

  6. Decommission the old Philter virtual machine.