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Upgrading the Agent

access_time Updated Sep 21, 2021

Check the Agent Changelog to see what’s new in the agent.

Our Agent package is distributed in our package repositories. If you haven’t already, configure our repository on your system.

Upgrading the Agent on Ubuntu-Debian systems

  1. Upgrade the Agent package

    sudo apt-get update

    sudo apt-get install sigsci-agent

  2. Restart the Agent After successfully upgrading the package, restart your agent:

    Ubuntu 14.04 and lower:

    sudo restart sigsci-agent

    Ubuntu 15.04 and higher:

    sudo systemctl start sigsci-agent

Upgrading the Agent on Red Hat-CentOS systems

  1. Upgrade the Agent Package

    yum -q makecache -y --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=sigsci_*

    yum install sigsci-agent

  2. Restart the Agent

    RHEL 6/CENTOS 6

    Under EL6, the Agent is managed via upstart. Restart the agent by running:

    sudo restart sigsci-agent

    RHEL 7/CENTOS 7

    From EL7, Red Hat have migrated to SystemD as their default process supervisor. Restart the agent by running:

    sudo systemctl restart sigsci-agent

Upgrading the Agent on Windows systems

  1. Upgrade the Agent Package

    Download and install the latest agent MSI.

    Download: Windows MSI

  2. Restart the Agent Service

    From the UI

    1. Open services.msc
    2. Select “Signal Sciences Agent”
    3. Right click and select restart

    From the CLI

    1. Open up a dos prompt
    2. run net stop sigsci-agent
    3. run net start sigsci-agent