Server Upgrade Silent Varfile

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Article ID: 195620

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Products

CA Release Automation - Release Operations Center (Nolio) CA Release Automation - DataManagement Server (Nolio)

Issue/Introduction

What is the process and correct configuration for server.silent.varfile for upgrading CA Release Automation 6.4 to 6.6 and to 6.7

Environment

Release : 6.4, 6.6

Component : CA RELEASE AUTOMATION RELEASE OPERATIONS CENTER

Resolution

Step to upgrade from 6.4 to 6.6 using server.upgrade.silent.varfile is as below.

1: Go to existing installed directory of component and locate server.silent.varfile in install directory

2: Copy the server.silent.varfile as server.upgrade.silent.varfile

3: Edit the file server.upgrade.silent.varfile and added below line as per document . Paste the below line beneath line starting with sys.installationDir and saved the file

sys.confirmedUpdateInstallation$Boolean=true

4: Run the command below pointing to file edited & saved in step 3

./nolio_server_linux-x64_6_6_0_b9640.sh -q -console -varfile server.upgrade.silent.varfile

 

The above steps is tested for below mix of components and were successful in upgrading the respective components. Please note in multiple components along with Agent, the agent will not be upgraded and agents should be upgraded via ASAP/ROC GUI.

 

The output of various scenarios

1: NAC + NES + Repository

# ./nolio_server_linux-x64_6_6_0_b9640.sh -q -console -varfile server.upgrade.silent.varfile
Unpacking JRE ...
Starting Installer ...
Jul 22, 2020 3:24:08 AM java.util.prefs.FileSystemPreferences$2 run
INFO: Created system preferences directory in java.home.
The installation directory has been set to /usr/local/ReleaseAutomationServer.
Failed to uninstall the watchdog service (Linux)
Wait for the server to stop
Extracting files ...
Please note that currently the service upgrade status is: Waiting for database upgrade to start in server. Upgrade did not finish yet
Upgrade finished
Finishing installation ...

2: NES + Agent

# ./nolio_server_linux-x64_6_6_0_b9640.sh -q -console -varfile server.upgrade.silent.varfile
Unpacking JRE ...
Starting Installer ...
Jul 22, 2020 3:48:11 AM java.util.prefs.FileSystemPreferences$2 run
INFO: Created system preferences directory in java.home.
The installation directory has been set to /usr/local/ReleaseAutomationServer.
Failed to uninstall the watchdog service (Linux)
Failed to stop the upgrade service
Wait for the server to stop
Extracting files ...
Failed to install the Server Watchdog Service
Finishing installation ...


3: NES

# ./nolio_server_linux-x64_6_6_0_b9640.sh -q -console -varfile server.upgrade.silent.varfile
Unpacking JRE ...
Starting Installer ...
Jul 22, 2020 3:39:46 AM java.util.prefs.FileSystemPreferences$2 run
INFO: Created system preferences directory in java.home.
The installation directory has been set to /usr/local/ReleaseAutomationServer.
Failed to uninstall the watchdog service (Linux)
Failed to stop the upgrade service
Wait for the server to stop
Extracting files ...
Failed to install the Server Watchdog Service
Finishing installation ...