Highlighter comes with an auto updater tool that can check if there is an update available, download it, install, and restart the Highlighter Service. Your configuration will not be lost.
To check for an update, run:
On Windows: Run "Check for update" in Highlighter programs group.
On Linux/Unix: run
Before upgrading Highlighter server, make sure you backup the following files:
highlighter.lic- your license key
application.conf- your custom configuration file
Default location for both files is Highlighter's
WEB-INF/classes folder but can be changed using environment variables.
To upgrade Highlighter:
- Make sure you backup up data files listed above.
- Stop Tomcat.
- Delete Highlighter's application directory:
- Extract new
highlighter.war(which is a plain zip file) file to previous version's location (
- If you are keeping the license key and application config files within the application, copy them back to WEB-INF/classes.
- Start Tomcat
- Verify Highlighter installation by opening
http://localhost:8080/highlighter/statusin your web browser.