Scrutinizer Upgrade Instructions

Pre-Upgrade Checklist

Confirm that the following requirements are met prior to upgrading Scrutinizer:

  • Current running version of Scrutinizer is v15.8 or greater (If running a version prior to v15.8, contact Plixer support for assistance.)
  • Internet access to download the CentOS updates and get the latest installer (Contact Plixer support for offline upgrades.)
  • root access to the appliance
  • Snapshot of the VM prior to an upgrade as a backup measure
  • Valid license key to launch the latest installer (check Admin > Settings > Licensing)

Upgrade Instructions

  1. ssh in to the virtual appliance as the root user

  2. Navigate to the files directory:

    cd /home/plixer/scrutinizer/files

  3. Confirm that there are no prior Scrutinizer installer files by using the command ll or ls. If there are, delete them.

    rm -f Scrutinizer-linux-x64-installer.run

  4. Download the latest installer

    wget http://files.plixer.com/Scrutinizer-linux-x64-installer.run

  5. Once it has finished downloading, modify the permissions.

    chmod 755 Scrutinizer-linux-x64-installer.run

  6. Launch the installer

    ./Scrutinizer-linux-x64-installer.run

  7. Once the installer has completed, open the web interface and log in. You should now be on the latest version of Scrutinizer.