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Updating eXtreme Scale in an OSGi framework
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So, you have WebSphere eXtreme Scale in an OSGi environment running it as a bundle, or have any other third party software that requires you to bundle eXtreme Scale with your application. Fear not when it comes to upgrading!
eXtreme Scale includes two bundles. Only one of the following bundles is required in an OSGi fram
You will have either these jar as bundles in your OSGi environment, but when putting on new fixpacks, you will have to use the installation manager for v18.104.22.168 and later. Use you use the Update Installer on anything that is v22.214.171.124 and earlier.
When you have eXtreme Scale integrated into a separate environment besides running standalone or inside of WebSphere Application Server, you just retrieve your eXtreme Scale jars from a standalone installation. Since you are upgrading, you may already that this standalone environment setup. If that is the case, just take your fixpack and install it to your standalone installation. In the <Ins
If you do not have a standalone environment to install the fix to, you will have to reinstall the original version you were using as standalone and then install the fix on top of that. In the <Ins
In your OSGi environment, you cannot dynamically update the objectgrid or ogclient jars. You must stop this bundle. You can then replace it in your plugins directory with the same name, or you can remove the previous bundle and install the new one via the osgi command line.
In the OSGi command prompt:
osgi> remove <id>
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