Manager 9.5.3 to 9.6.1 OnPremise Single Server Upgrade Guide for Docker


In this article, we provide step-by-step instructions to upgrade qTest Manager from 9.5.3 to 9.6.1 on a single CentOS/Ubuntu machine using Docker machine. Please read the instructions thoroughly beforestarting your installations.

To request assistance with upgrading or obtain the self-upgrade links, complete the Upgrade Request Form and reference the OnPremise Upgrades Guide.

Note: If you are performing a fresh install, use the OnPremise New Install Form and reference the OnPremise Install Guide.

Before You Begin

Read the following:

To upgrade qTest Manager from a version older than 9.5.3, please use our old Docker deployment packages.

Uninstall your Current Deployment

If your qTest Manager is set up as a Linux Daemon on this server, you should stop it first. If not, you can skip this step.

systemctl stop qtest
  1. Access the directory where you've extracted the docker deployment package of qTest Manager 9.5.3 (docker-deployment-4.7), shut it down and create a backup.
    $ ./shutdown
    $ ./backup
    $ ./uninstall
  2. Download the Docker-Deployment-4.8 Package.
    Note: This package supports the upgrade of qTest Manager from version 9.5.3 to 9.6.1
  3. Extract the package.
    $ tar -zxf docker-deployment-4.8.tar.gz
  4. Access Docker-Deployment-x.x Directory.
    $ cd docker-deployment-4.8

Configure qTest Manager

You have 3 options:

  1. To keep all applications in your previous deployment from being upgradedoverride the /profiles directory of docker-deployment-4.8 with the directory of docker-deployment-4.7
    $ cp -r /<path to your docker-deployment-4.7 package>/docker-deloyment-4.7/profiles/ /<path to your docker-deployment-4.8 package>/docker-deloyment-4.8/profiles/
  2. OR use configure command if you want to specify each application to be upgraded (for HTTP)
    $ ./configure --qtest-url "http://<IP of current machine>:<qtest port>" --qtest-http "<qtest port>"
  3. OR use configure command if you want to specify each application to be upgraded (for HTTPS)
    $ ./configure --ssl-key "<SSL Key>" --ssl-cert "<SSL Cert>" --ssl-ca "<SSL Ca>" --qtest-url "https://<IP of current machine>:<qtest https port>" --qtest-https "<qtest https port>"

Upgrade qTest Manager

Upgrading will keep all of the current data for upgraded applications.

 $ ./upgrade

Deploy qTest Manager

  1. Execute this command to initially set up and start the application.
    $ ./startup

    The script will download the application images and qTest components to the Docker. It may take a couple of hours depending on your network connection

  2. Open your web browser, and access qTest Manager using the URL specified above.
  3. Validate if qTest Manager has started successfully.
  4. Execute these commands to set up qTest Manager as a Linux Daemon.
    $ ./shutdown
    $ ./install
  5. Start the service. You may need to wait for few minutes for qTest Manager to be available.
    $ systemctl start qtest
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