Upgrading Sensu Enterprise

In most cases, you can upgrade Sensu Enterprise by installing the latest package. Certain versions of Sensu Enterprise may include changes that are not backwards compatible and require additional steps be taken when upgrading.

Upgrading the Sensu Enterprise package

The following instructions assume that you have already installed Sensu Enterprise using the steps detailed in the Sensu Installation Guide.

NOTE: If your machines do not have direct access to the internet and cannot reach the Sensu software repositories, you must mirror the repositories and keep them up-to-date.

  1. Download the latest package.

    CentOS/RHEL:

    sudo yum install sensu-enterprise
    Ubuntu/Debian:
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get -y install sensu-enterprise

  2. Restart Sensu Enterprise:

    sudo systemctl restart sensu-enterprise
    NOTE: For Linux distributions using sysvinit, use sudo service sensu-enterprise restart.

  3. Use the Info API to confirm that Sensu Enterprise has upgraded to the latest version:

    curl -s http://127.0.0.1:4567/info | jq .