Update the Scheduler

This procedure describes how to update the Scheduler software to a more current build release.

To update the Scheduler software:

  1. Create a backup of the Scheduler. For information about creating backups, see Maintaining a DITA CMS Deployment Toolsmith's Guide.
  2. Stop the Scheduler service.
    Option Description
    On Windows
    1. Click the Windows Start menu, right-click Command Prompt, and select Run as administrator.
    2. Navigate to the Scheduler bin file. For example:
      cd C:\ixiasoft\Scheduler\bin
    3. Enter the following command:
      net stop Scheduler

      Wait until you see the confirmation message that it has stopped.

    On Linux
    1. Open a command-line interface to the Linux server.
    2. Enter the following command:
      /sbin/service scheduler stop

      Wait until you see the confirmation message that it has stopped.

  3. Go to the IXIASOFT Scheduler download page:
  4. Click the link to the latest version of the Scheduler and continue clicking the links until you reach the following files:
    • scheduler-<version>_bin.zip
    • scheduler-<version>_conf.zip
    Where <version> is the version of the Scheduler.
  5. Download these files to the %SchedulerDir% directory.
  6. Extract the files to the %SchedulerDir% directory.
  7. When the files are extracted, delete the .zip files from the directory.
  8. Restart the Scheduler service.
    Option Description
    On Windows
    1. Click the Windows Start menu, right-click Command Prompt, and select Run as administrator.
    2. Navigate to the Scheduler bin file. For example:
      cd C:\ixiasoft\Scheduler\bin
    3. Enter the following command:
      net start Scheduler
    On Linux
    1. Open a command-line interface to the Linux server.
    2. Enter the following command:
      /sbin/service scheduler start