LAC Upgrade 5.3 to 5.4 ( developer upgrade) - tomcat

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Products

CA Live API Creator

Issue/Introduction

LAC 5.4 upgrade package we have doesn't have CALiveAPICreator.war ..  so to upgrade from 5.3 to 5.4 ..
So, we can not  take that file and rename it to root.war ..like mentioned here in documentation. 

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/layer7-api-management/live-api-creator/5-4/installing-and-upgrading/upgrade-live-api-creator.html

Environment

Release : 5.4

Component : LIVE API CREATOR

Tomcat 8.5

Resolution

lets say we just have LAC 5.3 installed under Tomcat webapps folder.

1. we will stop tomcat service 

2. we will remove current root.war file and root folder 

3. now we will move over all 4 files from GEN0000000002361\production folder ( 5.4 package - GEN0000000002361 ) 
    - APICreator.war

    - APIServer.war

    - DataExplorer.war

   - SwaggerUI.war

4. Rename APIServer.war to ROOT.war

restart Tomcat service .. 

start C:\Program Files (x86)\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 8.5\bin\startup.bat

this was you can see console how it loads files .. 

5. you may have to re-install license 

now when you log in to localhost:8080/APICreator .. LCA should we upgraded version