The instructions for upgrading vFabric Web Server differ slightly depending on your operating system and how you installed the original version. See:
yum upgrade to upgrade an existing RHEL installation of vFabric Web Server to the latest version. It is assumed that you used
yum install to originally install the older version.
yum upgrade process:
Installs the latest version of the Apache HTTPD Web Server binaries in a new directory (such
httpd-18.104.22.168) and removes the older versions.
httpd-2.2 symbolic link to point to the new binaries.
Automatically updates all existing Web Server instances to start using the new binaries.
Stop all running Web Server instances in the installation that you are upgrading. See Unix: Start and Stop vFabric Web Server Instances
If necessary, install the vFabric repository RPM that contains the version of vFabric Web Server to which you are upgrading. For example, vFabric Web Server 5.3 is certified for vFabric Suite 5.3, so install the 5.3 vFabric repository RPM.
From the RHEL VM on which you will upgrade vFabric Web Server, log in as the
Execute the following
prompt# yum upgrade vfabric-web-server
yum command begins the upgrade process, resolves dependencies, and displays the packages it plans to upgrade.
y at the prompt to begin the actual upgrade.
When the upgrade process finishes, you will see a
Complete! message at the end. Check the output of the command to ensure that the upgrade was successful.