Standard upgrade guide

Upgrade BugSnag On-premise on a high availability cluster.

Upgrading your instance

Upgrading BugSnag will take approximately 15 minutes. During the upgrade there should not be any downtime if you have enabled high availability features.

Before upgrading, ensure you have backups of your current installation. See Backup & Restore guide for more information.

It is not necessary to upgrade notifier libraries used by your applications when upgrading BugSnag On-premise, although sometimes new features will require upgrading notifiers.

For more information about the updates see

Update AWS resources

If you provisioned AWS resources with CloudFormation, you should check you are using the latest CloudFormation template version 1.3.0 before upgrading.

Upgrade Replicated KOTS

  1. Check KOTS version

    Port-forward to the admin console:

    kubectl kots admin-console --namespace bugsnag

    View the admin console at http://localhost:8800 and check the current version at the bottom of the page.

    Get the version of the KOTS CLI installed on your machine:

    kubectl kots version

    If the KOTS admin console and CLI versions match the BugSnag supported version of v1.107.8 skip the remaining steps in this section.

  2. Update KOTS CLI

    Update the KOTS CLI version on the machine you use to manage your cluster to the supported version:

    curl -sSL | bash
  3. Upgrade KOTS admin console

    Upgrade the KOTS admin console in your cluster to the same version as the KOTS CLI:

    kubectl kots admin-console upgrade --namespace bugsnag

Upgrade BugSnag

  1. Access the Replicated KOTS admin console

    Port-forward to the admin console:

    kubectl kots admin-console --namespace bugsnag

    View the admin console at http://localhost:8800.

  2. Fetch new version of BugSnag

    Press the ‘Check for update’ button to download the latest version of BugSnag and add it to the list of available versions. Screenshot of dashboard highlighting button to upload new version

  3. Deploy new version of BugSnag

    Press the ‘Deploy’ button next to the new version to start upgrading your installation. Screenshot of version listing highlighting deploy button

  4. Upgrade complete

    Once the upgrade has completed the admin console will indicate that it is ‘Ready’. Screenshot of dashboard showing deployed version ready