Applying patches, hotfixes, or software updates - BlueCat Address Manager - 9.0.0

Address Manager Administration Guide

BlueCat Address Manager

Upload Address Manager update files obtained from BlueCat Customer Care to upgrade to the latest version of Address Manager, or to apply updates that include performance enhancements, new functionality, or fixes to security vulnerabilities.

If you need any assistance when applying Address Manager software updates, visit BlueCat Customer Care at:
Attention: Before applying patches, hotfixes, or software updates in a replicated environment, the State of all Address Manager servers in replication must be Replicating. If any of the servers are Not Replicating, you cannot perform the update.

To apply patches, hotfixes, or software updates to Address Manager:

  1. Select the Administration tab. Tabs remember the page you last worked on, so select the tab again to ensure you're on the Administration page.
  2. Under General, click Version Management.
  3. Click Software Update.
  4. Click Choose File beside the Upload an Address Manager update field, select a tar.gz file and click Open.
  5. Click Choose File to upload a private security file to verify the update file, select a .key file and click Open.
  6. Click Submit.
    • If you are applying a major or minor software update, the Available Updates section refreshes to list available updates by product name and version number. To apply the update, click Apply. The Confirm Apply page opens. To delete the update file, choose a software update and click Delete.
    • If you are applying a patch or hotfix, the Update Confirmation page opens.
      Attention: Before applying the update, ensure you have completed any necessary update requirements described in the accompanying Knowledge Base article for the respective software update.
  7. Click Yes.
Depending on the type of update applied, the Address Manager server might restart. The user interface might be temporarily inacessible for a few minutes.