Upgrades

This section will walk you through upgrading Qommentary to a newer version. Before upgrading, we recommend to create a backup of the installation folder and database.

Please note that in version 21.4.0 the .NET Core Hosting Bundle version was upgraded to 3.1.19.

If upgrading to this version or higher, you will need to manually install the .NET Core Hosting Bundle executable which is included in the upgrade package under Dependencies.

Setup

  1. Download the Qommentary Service Release package on the server to be upgraded

  2. Unzip contents to a server path location of your choice

Qommentary Engine/Manager

  1. Search for Windows Powershell and open with "Run as an administrator"

  2. Change paths to the package download location

  3. Run .\upgrade.ps1

  4. You should see a success confirmation message as below:

For a Qlik Sense multi-node architecture, this process should be run on each node.

Qommentary Database

  1. Open PGAdmin

  2. Go to package download location

  3. Run scripts found in Qommentary Scripts folder

Qommentary Extensions

In your upgrade package, you will find a Qommentary Extension folder with the patched extensions. You will be required to manually import these extensions in Qlik Sense.

To upgrade an extension in Qlik Sense, please follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to Dev Hub

  2. Search for "Qom"

  3. Click on the extension targeted for upgrade

  4. Back up environment config in a text file

  5. Navigate to QMC » Extensions

  6. Delete the extension targeted for upgrade

  7. Import the upgraded extension

  8. Navigate back to Dev Hub

  9. Paste back your environment config

  10. Click on Save