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qTest Automation Agent 1.3.7.1 Upgrade Guide

In this guide, we will walk you through how to upgrade the qTest Automation Agent to 1.3.7.1 on Windows, Linux or MacOS. 

Before you begin

Go to this page Download Automation Agent Host and download the qTest Automation Agent 1.3.7.1.

Prerequisites

You have installed an earlier version of the qTest Automation Agent.

Steps to upgrade to qTest Automation Agent 1.3.7.1

Windows

1. Open the Services window by following one of these steps:

  • Pressing a combination of Windows + R keys to open Run dialog, then type services.msc OR
  • Open the Control Panel, click on Administrator Tools, then double click the Services shortcut

2. From the Services window, look for the qTest Automation Agent service, right click on it and select Stop in the context menu.

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2. Back up all files in the \lib directory of the current automation agent, e.g. C:\qtest-automation-1.3.7\lib\*.*

3. Unzip the downloaded qTest Automation Agent 1.3.7.1 to C:\qtest-automation-1.3.7.1

4. Copy agent.jar from C:\qtest-automation-1.3.7.1\lib and paste it into C:\qtest-automation-1.3.7\lib

5. Remove all the old files: agent-server.log and agent-perf.log in C:\qtest-automation-1.3.7\

6. Open Services window, as detailed in step 1, look for qTest Automation Service, right click on it and select Start from context menu

7. Open your browser to: http://<IP_or_localhost>:<default_port_as_6789> and verify that the new version is up and running by seeing the version number in the bottom right corner.

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Linux or MacOS

1. Open a terminal where the qTest Automation Agent is running

2. Shut down the qTest Automation Agent by pressing CTRL + C

3. Unzip the qTest Automation Agent 1.3.7.1 package, e.g.: qtest-automation-1.3.7.1.zip, to /opt

4. Back up all files in the /lib directory of the current automation agent, e.g. /path/to/qtest-automation-1.3.7/lib/*.*

5. Copy agent.jar from /opt/qtest-automation-1.3.7.1/lib and paste it into /path/to/qtest-automation-1.3.7/lib

6. Remove all the old files agent-server.log and agent-perf.log in /path/to/qtest-automation-1.3.7

7. Start qTest Automation Agent with command: /path/to/qtest-automation-1.3.7 $ ./start-server.sh

8. Open your browser to: http://<IP_or_localhost>:<default_port_as_6789> and verify that the new version is up and running by seeing the version number in the bottom right corner.

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