Payara Feature: Upgrade Tool

Upgrade From One Version to Another, Faster and Easier.

High Availability
  • Upgrade Payara Server Enterprise without creating scripts.
  • Only needs a single Asadmin CLI command.
  • Restore the domain configuration from the backup using the rollback-server command.
  • Specify a local distribution of Payara Server to upgrade to for users.

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What is the Upgrade Tool?

The Upgrade Tool makes the process of upgrading from one version of Payara Server Enterprise to the next faster and easier. In case an issue is detected with the upgraded version of Payara Server, the Upgrade Tool also restores the domain configuration from the backup using the rollback-server command. (Available in Payara Enterprise only). 

Upgrade Tool Benefits

Why You’ll Want to Use the Upgrade Tool

Simple to Use

Upgrade to a new version with a single Admin CLI command.

Staged Upgrade Available

Install the new server next to the old one before proceeding to the next step.

Rollback Upgrade

Should anything go wrong you can rollback the upgrade easily to your previous version.

Advanced Administration & Maintenance of Payara Server

Download the Guide which summarises some very useful maintenance features of Payara Server:

  • Backing up and restoring
  • Execution of admin commands in batch
  • Monitoring
  • Deployment of multiple application versions

The guide features a demo on Application Versioning in Payara Server and lists some useful references to the detailed documentation material for Payara Server.

At the end of this guide you will also find references to detailed documentation material for Payara Server as well as a summary of default open ports.

Download Guide

Upgrade Tool Blogs

  • Upgrade Tool V1.3 in Payara Server Enterprise 09 Apr 2021

    In January 2021 we introduced the Upgrade Tool as a minimally viable product (MVP) for Payara Server Enterprise users to make the process of upgrading from one version of Payara Server Enterprise to the next faster and easier.  Each release since then has offered improvements to the tool. 

  • New Upgrade Tool in the Payara Server Enterprise 5.24.0 Release 13 Jan 2021

    The January Payara Platform Enterprise Edition release (request here) includes 6 bug fixes and 1 component upgrade along with the introduction of a new CLI Upgrade Tool. You can see a more detailed overview of the fixes and improvements in the Payara Platform Enterprise Edition 5.24.0 in teRelease Notes here.

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