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AyaNova Windows local network platform upgrade

These instructions assume the original installation steps were followed without changes, if you had to make changes adjust accordingly.

Expired Maintenance plan

If you do not have an active Maintenance plan you will not be able to update.

1. Backup

Before proceeding, make a backup of the database and the attachment files and store it in a safe place.

If you do not have a fresh backup there will be no way to recover from potential data loss or damage.

2. Download setup file

3. Stop the AyaNova server

Ensure all other Users are logged out of AyaNova before stopping the server.

To shut down the AyaNova server cleanly use the AyaNova web app form accessed from Server Operations -> Server State and the menu item Shut down server.

Alternatively you can force close AyaNova using the ctrl-c key combination in the AyaNova launcher window.

4. Setup

Run the setup file downloaded in step 2 above.

Keep the checkmark on Start AyaNova server when Windows starts and click on next.

SCREENSHOT OF setup window checkmarked server start with windows

You will be prompted to go to the core download page:

SCREENSHOT OF question about setup

Select No.

You will next be prompted to go the PostgreSQL installer page:

SCREENSHOT OF question about setup pgsql

Select No.

The files will be updated and a final prompt will appear and ask if you want to overwrite the config.json file during setup:

image prompt overwrite config.json file

Select Keep the existing file.

If you select the overwrite option by accident you will need to re-edit the config.json file as you did during the initial installation once installation has completed before restarting the AyaNova server.

5. Start the AyaNova server

SCREENSHOT OF server desktop shortcut

Open the AyaNova web app in your browser, after a short delay you should see the page refresh and the new version number be displayed at the bottom of the login form.