Upgrading to Nagios Xi 5?
If you are using Nagios XI 2014 or later, you can upgrade your Nagios XI instance easily from the web UI, provided your server is connected to the Internet.
Upgrade Nagios XI From Web UI
Here’s how you do it:
From the Nagios XI web interface navigate to the Admin menu, click Check for Updates menu on the left, then click Check For Updates Now. If an update exists, the most recent version will be displayed and you can click the Upgrade to Latest Version button to start the upgrade process.
Note: If you are running the most current version, the Upgrade to Latest Version button will not be displayed.
Next a pop-up window will ask are whether you sure you want to upgrade Nagios XI. If you’re ready to make the upgrade, click OK.
Note: The pop-up warns you again to back up any edited files which you do not want to be overwritten and clarifies that components are not overwritten unless they are core XI components. To clarify which components are considered core XI components go to Admin → Manage Components. Core components are identified by a Type equal to “Core”.
The upgrade process will start automatically.
Note: The upgrade process can take a few minutes depending on the size of your Nagios XI installation. Please be patient.
Once the upgrade completes, you will see a green box stating the update was successful and a button to complete the upgrade. Click the Complete Upgrade button.
Nagios XI will now display the most recent version of the software when you navigate to the Admin → Check For Updates page.
You have now successfully upgraded your Nagios XI software from the web user interface!
You can view our document on how to upgrade Nagios XI using the Web UI by clicking on the link below:
Note: If there is an error for whatever reason, a red box will appear and you may need to upgrade manually. The most common reason for this would be no internet access.
For instructions on how to upgrade manually, view the document linked below:
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