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Using Update Manager

 

The Update Manager is a tool which is used for installing the service packs (.ppm file) over SQLDBManager Plus. The service pack may contain certain bug fixes and new feature additions. This document explains about how to use the Update manager to install service packs over SQLDBManager Plus.

 

Note: The Update Manager also has some useful validation incorporated. This validation includes compatibility checks. You cannot use update manager to install an incompatible service pack. For example, you cannot install a service pack of another product in SQLDBManager Plus or a service pack of one version of SQLDBManager Plus in another version.

Installing Service Pack using Update Manager

  1. Run updateManager.bat file located in the <SQLDBManager Plus Home>/bin directory or invoke Start > Programs > ManageEngine SQLDBManager Plus 5 > Update Manager in Windows. The Update Manager tool is displayed. Click Update.


  2. Provide the service pack (.ppm file) by clicking the Browse button. Only compatible service pack file will be opened. Once the file is specified, other buttons such as Readme and Install are enabled.


  3. Click the Readme button and the Readme file related to the service pack is displayed in a separate window.


  4. Click Install. This opens a new panel where the installation process is displayed. On completion, a message "Service Pack installed successfully" is displayed and the service pack is listed in the Installed Patches section.


To uninstall the service pack, click the Uninstall button and to know the service pack details, click the Detailsbutton in Update Manager.

Installing Service Pack using Update Manager (Command Line Option)

  1. Under <SQLDBManager Plus Home>/bin, execute the following command.

updateManager.bat -c

 

Using this command line option, you can install or uninstall a service pack or view its details. Press 'i' to install and specify the absolute path of the service pack file in your machine.



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