Upgrade Analytics Plus

Upgrade to the latest version

It is recommended to upgrade to newer versions of the software at least once every 2 months. Check announcements on our user community regularly for news about latest versions. 

Locate the existing and latest build number

To know about the existing and latest Analytics Plus' build number, follow the steps below.

  • Open your Analytics Plus application.
  • Click the Help icon, and choose About from the drop-down. You can find your present and latest build number in the pop-up that appears.

Know the installation path

  • Click the Help icon in your Analytics Plus application, and choose Product Info from the drop-down.

  • In the dialog that appears, choose Miscellaneous Details to get the installation path of your Analytics Plus.

Steps to upgrade Analytics Plus

To upgrade your Analytics Plus from one build to another, follow the steps given below:

Prerequisites:

Please make sure that the free disk space is at least twice the size of your present Analytics Plus application. To know about your existing disk space usage, open your Analytics Plus application. Click the Help icon, and choose Product Info > Miscellaneous Details. A dialog appears displaying the disk usage details.

Windows Installation

  1. Open the Run dialog, type services.msc and click OK.

  2. Stop the Analytics Plus application from the Services dialog that appears.

  3. Navigate to the <Analytics Plus home> folder in your server and take a backup copy of the entire folder. Home folder refers to the installation directory of Analytics Plus.
  4. Right-click the <Analytics Plus home> folder and select Properties. In the dialog that appears, navigate to the Security tab.
  5. Provide Full Control permission for the following four groups: All Application Packages, All Restricted Application Packages, Creator Owner, and System.

  6. Open command prompt in "Run as Administrator" mode.
  7. Navigate to the <Analytics Plus home>\bin folder, and run the UpdateManager.bat file.
  8. In the dialog that appears, browse and select the latest Analytics Plus .ppm file and click Install to initiate the upgrade process.

    At the time of installation, the following warning messages are displayed. Click the corresponding option to proceed with the installation.

    • Click the I've added exclusions. Let me continue. button, if your Analytics Plus installation directory is already excluded from antivirus scanners. If exclusions are not added, please add antivirus exclusions before you proceed.

    • If you have already taken a full folder backup of the Analytics Plus installation directory, click Yes to proceed with the upgrade. If not, click No to run a backup of your data in the following pop-up message.

    • For users on the perpetual pricing model, an additional warning message appears in case the Annual Maintenance and Support (AMS) is expired. Click OK to proceed with the upgrade. Note: Users are not allowed to upgrade after the next major release. Please renew your AMS license to continue to upgrade.

  9. Once the installation is successful, click Close > Exit to complete the installation process.

Linux Installation

Graphical Mode

  1. Open the command prompt and run the shutdown.sh command from the <Analytics Plus home>/bin directory.
  2. Navigate to the <Analytics Plus home> folder and take a backup copy of the entire folder.
  3. Provide Read (r), Write (w), and Execute (x) permission for the <Analytics Plus home> and <Analytics Plus home>/pgsql/data folder.

  4. From the <Analytics Plus home>/bin directory, run the sh UpdateManager.sh file.

  5. In the dialog that appears, browse and select the latest Analytics Plus .ppm file and click Install to initiate the upgrade process.

    At the time of installation, the following warning messages are displayed. Click the corresponding option to proceed with the installation.

    • Click the I've added exclusions. Let me continue. button, if your Analytics Plus installation directory is already excluded from antivirus scanners. If exclusions are not added, please add antivirus exclusions before you proceed.

    • If you have already taken a full folder backup of the Analytics Plus installation directory, click Yes to proceed with the upgrade. If not, click No to run a backup of your data in the following pop-up message.

    • For users on the perpetual pricing model, an additional warning message appears in case the Annual Maintenance and Support (AMS) is expired. Click OK to proceed with the upgrade. Note: Users are not allowed to upgrade after the next major release. Please renew your AMS license to continue to upgrade.

  6. Once the installation is successful, click Close > Exit to complete the installation process.

Console Mode

  1. Open the command prompt and run the shutdown.sh command from the <Analytics Plus home>/bin directory.
  2. Navigate to the <Analytics Plus home> folder and take a backup copy of the entire folder.
  3. Provide Read (r), Write (w), and Execute (x) permission for the <Analytics Plus home> and <Analytics Plus home>/pgsql/data folder.

  4. From the <Analytics Plus home>/bin directory, run the sh UpdateManager.sh -c command.

  5. Press i when prompted, to start the upgrade process.

  6. Enter the path where the .ppm file is located, and press Enter to complete the installation.

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