Patching Address Manager - BlueCat Address Manager - 8.2.0

Address Manager Administration Guide

BlueCat Address Manager

BlueCat regularly provides patches or hotfixes to Address Manager software in order to provide performance enhancements, new functionality, or fixes to security vulnerabilities. Patches and hotfixes are available from BlueCat Customer Care and are uploaded to Address Manager from your local machine or workstation.

Address Manager patches are delivered as two components:
  • A tar.gz file containing the software patch.
  • A .key file that verifies the integrity of the patch file.
Note: Always refer to patch or hotfix Release Notes for details on precautions, effects on service, and patch rollback.

To apply patches to Address Manager:

  1. From the configuration drop-down menu, select a configuration.
  2. 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.
  3. Under General, click Version Management.
  4. Click BlueCat Address Managerâ„¢ Patches.
  5. Under Upload Patch, perform the following:
    • Upload Patch: Click Choose File to select the tar.gz patch file.
    • BlueCat Public Key Security File: Click Choose File to select the .key file that will verify the patch file.
  6. Click Apply Patch. The Patch Confirmation page opens.
  7. Under Confirm Application of Patch, verify the <patch-number>.tar.gz file you will be applying to the Address Manager server.
  8. Click Yes.
During the patch application process, the Address Manager server will restart and the user interface will be temporarily inaccessible for a few minutes. Log in to Address Manager once the patch application process is complete.