Note that downgrading of the database is not supported. As of License Statistics v6.14.4, the application will fail to start when turned on with a database newer than the installed version.

The procedure for updating an existing License Statistics installation depends on:

  • Your installation platform (Windows or Linux)
  • Your currently installed License Statistics version that you will be updating

Choose the upgrade instructions that match your version and platform from the table below.

From versionTo version

Follow upgrade instructions for

Notes

< 4.11.1

4.11.1WindowsLinux

The database migration system was changed in v4.11.1, so it's not possible to update directly to the newest version from versions older than v4.11.1.

4.11.1 - 5.14newestWindowsLinuxMySQL server was updated from v5.5 to v5.7 in License Statistics v5.15.
>= 5.15newestWindowsLinux

For Windows, a one-time manual update is required prior to v6.6, which introduced automated updates for Windows installations.

For Linux, a one-time manual update is required prior to v6.17, which introduced automated updates for Linux installations.

>= 6.6newestWindows

Automated update using an MSI installer is available when upgrading from v6.6 and above to newer Windows installations.

>= 6.17 newest
Linux

Automated update using DEB and RPM installers is available when upgrading from v6.17 and above to newer Linux installations.

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