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Upgrade Openfire from 3.8.x to latest version ( 3.9.3 ) in Ubuntu

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Upgrade Openfire :

 

Here we are going to upgrade  Openfire  server on Ubuntu server, As we have tested on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS but it should work on all debian based systems .

 

Here are some steps which i have done on my Ubuntu Server.

(1) First Check installed Openfire version on your server through Ubuntu Command and Graphical you can check through login .

[email protected]:~# dpkg --get-selections | grep openfire    openfire                                        install

(2 ) Now  you need to login with root user in Ubuntu server .

login as: ubuntu  Authenticating with public key "imported-openssh-key"  Welcome to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-36-generic x86_64)    * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/    System information as of Tue Dec 16 08:56:29 UTC 2014    System load: 0.0 Processes: 99  Usage of /: 15.6% of 7.74GB Users logged in: 0  Memory usage: 20% IP address for eth0: 172.31.29.254  Swap usage: 0%    Graph this data and manage this system at:  https://landscape.canonical.com/    Get cloud support with Ubuntu Advantage Cloud Guest:  http://www.ubuntu.com/business/services/cloud    75 packages can be updated.  43 updates are security updates.  Last login: Tue Dec 16 08:56:31 2014 from 123.236.125.224  [email protected]:~$ sudo su -  [email protected]:~#

(3) Now you’ll need to download . Using your browser on your own PC, visit the download section on the website. Click Linux and then click the Debian package, which will be named something like openfire_3.8.2_all.deb. On the next page, cancel the download and copy the link from click here. Now download it onto your virtual server using:

wget -o openfire_3.9.3_all.deb  http://www.igniterealtime.org/downloads/download-landing.jsp?file=openfire/openfire_3.9.3_all.deb

(4) Stop the  Service on server like below command .

[email protected]:~# /etc/init.d/openfire stop  best java alternative in: /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-amd64/jre  Stopping ...

(5) Now update the old OpenFire using dpkg with the below command .

[email protected]:~# dpkg -i openfire_3.9.3_all.deb

(6) After upgrade server , service should start automatic. if it’s not already running, start it again.

[email protected]:~# /etc/init.d/openfire start  best java alternative in: /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-amd64/jre  Starting...  

(7)

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(8) go to Security Settings and make the checkmark at “Accept self-signed certificates. Server dialback over TLS is now available.”

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