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Upgrading to Watson Explorer 12.0.x

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Abstract

Upgrading to WEX Version 12 is supported only from Watson Content Analytics (WCA) Version 3.5 to WEX Analytical Components (AC) Version 12, from WEX AC Version 11.0.2 to WEX AC Version 12, and from WEX Foundational Components (FC) Version 11.0.2 to WEX FC Version 12.
From other versions, upgrading to WCA v3.5, WEX FC v11.0.2, or WEX AC v11.0.2 is required before upgrading to WEX v12.

Content


Upgrading from Watson Content Analytics 3.5
Upgrading from Watson Explorer Analytical Components 11.0.2
Upgrading from Watson Explorer Foundational Components 11.0.2


Upgrading from Watson Content Analytics 3.5

Before upgrading Watson Content Analytics 3.5, confirm the following:

  1. Some configuration files have been modified if you installed Watson Content Analytics in a distributed server configuration and WebSphere Application Server is used as the application server See “Upgrading in a distributed server WebSphere Application Server environment” at http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27037841 for detail.


Then run the installer of Watson Explorer Analytical Components 12.0.0 or 12.0.1.

  1. Extract Watson Explorer Analytical Components archive file.
  2. Execute the installer (“install.bin” in Unix, “install.exe” in Windows).
    In Windows environment, execute “install.exe” with “Run as Administrator” option or execute the file in Command Prompt started with “Run as Administrator” option.

 

Upgrading from Watson Explorer Analytical Components 11.0.2

Run installer of Watson Explorer Analytical Components 12.0.0 or 12.0.1.

  1. Extract Watson Explorer Analytical Components archive file.
  2. Execute the installer (“install.bin” in Unix, “install.exe” in Windows).
    In Windows environment, execute “install.exe” with “Run as Administrator” option or execute the file in Command Prompt started with “Run as Administrator” option.


Upgrading from Watson Explorer Foundational Components 11.0.2

For Application Builder, Big Index, Engine, Results Module and ZooKeeper:

  1. Make a backup of following components. Adding followings, a backup of files in installation folder created/updated manually after installation should be made.
    a.) For AppBuilder and ZooKeeper, https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SS8NLW_12.0.0/com.ibm.swg.im.infosphere.dataexpl.appbuilder.doc/t_de-ab-system-backup-system.html
    b.) For Engine, https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SS8NLW_12.0.0/com.ibm.swg.im.infosphere.dataexpl.install.doc/c_installation-sysadmin-backup.html
  2. Uninstall the current version of Watson Explorer Foundational Components.
  3. Run the installer of Watson Explore Foundational Components 12.0.0 or 12.0.1.
    a.) In Linux environment, execute

    i. rpm -ivh wex-appbuilder-12.0.0.0-dae_en.el6.rpm
    ii. rpm -ivh wex-bigindex-12.0.0.0-dae_en.el6.rpm
    iii. rpm -ivh wex-engine-12.0.0.0-dae_en.el6.rpm
    iv. rpm -ivh wex-resultsmodule-12.0.0.0-dae_en.el6.rpm
    v. rpm -ivh wex-zookeeper-12.0.0.0-dae_en.el6.rpm

    b.) In Windows environment, execute

    i. wex-appbuilder-12.0.0.0-dae_en.msi
    ii. wex-bigindex-12.0.0.0-dae_en.msi
    iii. wex-engine-12.0.0.0-dae_en.msi
    iv. wex-resultsmodule-12.0.0.0-dae_en.msi
    v. wex-zookeeper-12.0.0.0-dae_en.msi

 

For Annotation Administration Console:

  1. Extract archive of Annotation Administration Console 12.0.0 or 12.0.1.
    a.) wex-aac-12.0.0.0-dae.tar for Linux.
    b.) wex-aac-12.0.0.0-dae.zip for Windows
  2. Execute the installer (“install.bin” in Unix, “install.exe” in Windows).
    In Windows environment, execute “install.exe” with “Run as Administrator” option or execute the file in Command Prompt started with “Run as Administrator” option.

 

Note: The number appears in the installer file name (such as 12.0.0.0 or 12.0.1.0) depends on the version that you install. Run the version of installer that you want to install.

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Document Information

Modified date:
27 July 2018

UID

swg27050903