Read this article carefully before updating your software.
Use the following instructions to download and update the Automate Schedule server software on your Windows enterprise server.
Complete the following steps to update the Automate Schedule software on your UNIX/Linux enterprise server.
tar -xf setupAutomateSchedule.tar
Use the following instructions to update the Automate Schedule software on your agents. Note: The following instructions do not apply to IBM i agents because they must be updated manually. For those instructions, see "Installing or Updating Automate Schedule Agents on the IBM i."
Note: The update process waits until there are no Automate Schedule jobs running on the agent before running the update. The agent is inactive for a few seconds while the update proceeds.
To update all agents in your Automate Schedule network, click Update All Agents on the Agents page. Note: You cannot use Update All Agents for IBM i agents. They must be manually updated individually.
After updating Windows agents, follow the instructions in the After You Are Done section, below.
If you use Automate Schedule HA, then you'll also need to plan to update the Standby server at the same time as the Master. This should be done at the same time because there could be code dependencies that need to be in place for the software to work correctly.
Note: Updating the HA system is the same as updating the Master (above).
Windows only: If you’re upgrading from Skybot Scheduler 3.9 or lower to Automate Schedule 4.0 or higher, you must run the following batch files on the server and agents to ensure that any commands you have (in jobs, member jobs, or command sets) that use the Skybot directory or file names continue to work:
Run on the Windows server:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Help Systems\Automate Schedule\Create_Skybot_Server_Symlinks.bat
Run on each Windows agent:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Help Systems\Automate Schedule Agent\Create_Skybot_Agent_Symlinks.bat
You can also manually update the commands to use the new directory and file names, if you wish.
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