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. 1.
    Make local copies of your current Philter's properties files.
    1. 1.
      opt/philter/ (prior to 1.10.1 the filename was /opt/philter/
    2. 2.
      /opt/philter/ (not applicable prior to version 1.10)
  2. 2.
    Launch a new instance of the newest version of Philter.
  3. 3.
    Replace the new virtual machine's properties file with your copy from step 1.
  4. 4.
    Restart Philter: sudo systemctl restart philter.service sudo systemctl restart philter-ui.service sudo systemctl restart philter-ner.service
  5. 5.
    Test the new Philter virtual machine to make sure it is behaving appropriately.
  6. 6.
    Decommission the old Philter instance.