5.2. Upgrade the JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 RPM Installation

Summary

Upgrading to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.0.1 requires some initial work to back up the existing 6.0.0 installation. This topic covers upgrading the RPM installation via the Red Hat Network (RHN).

Prerequisites

  • Ensure that the base operating system is up to date.
  • Ensure that the the jboss-eap6 RHN channel is enabled.
  • Back up any modified configuration files, deployments, and all user data.

Warning

For managed domains, the master Host Controller (or Domain Controller) instance should be upgraded first, before each Host Controller is upgraded.

Procedure 5.2. Upgrade to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.0.1

  1. Run the following command in a terminal to upgrade the installation:
    [user@host] yum update
  2. Manually merge each created *.rpmnew file that contains changes into the production configuration files.
Result

JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 has been successfully upgraded to the 6.0.1 release.