Upgrading LogonBox to version 2.3

Christopher Dakin

Upgrading LogonBox to version 2.3

Due to some changes since LogonBox version 2.2, it is not possible to upgrade to version 2.3 via the web UI.

Please follow the instructions below for your install type.

 

On-prem hosted VMs

It is recommend you back up or snapshot your system before upgrading in case you need to revert the changes.

To perform the upgrade, connect to a terminal or SSH shell and run the following commands:

echo "deb http://hypersocketdebianstable.s3.amazonaws.com tachyon main" | tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/hypersocketdebianstable.list
echo "deb http://deb.debian.org/debian/ stretch-backports main contrib non-free" | tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
apt update
apt upgrade 

This should automatically restart the service, follow any prompts given during the updates.

 

Cloud hosted VMs

This covers any VMs hosted in Azure, Google or AWS where you need to elevate access to perform commands from a terminal.

It is recommend you back up or snapshot your system before upgrading in case you need to revert the changes.

To perform the upgrade, connect to a terminal or SSH shell and run the following 3 commands:

echo "deb http://hypersocketdebianstable.s3.amazonaws.com tachyon main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/hypersocketdebianstable.list
echo "deb http://deb.debian.org/debian/ stretch-backports main contrib non-free" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

 

This should automatically restart the service, follow any prompts given during the updates.

 

Windows version

Pre-requisite

Java 11 must be preinstalled: https://www.oracle.com/uk/java/technologies/javase-jdk11-downloads.html

Java was an older version on 2.2 and earlier which was able to be bundled with the installer.

This is not possible with 2.3 which has a later Java version (and different licensing restrictions on bundling the JVM).

 

It is recommend you back up the C:\Program Files\LogonBox directory before upgrading in case you need to revert the changes.

To perform the upgrade, simply download the new 2.3 installer for Windows and run the installer.

Accept any defaults and it should upgrade your system and automatically restart the service, follow any prompts given during the updates.

 

If you have any issues with this process please contact support at support@logonbox.com