Upgrading Shares

Note: Aspera recommends that you backup your system before performing an upgrade. For details on how to back up your system, see Backing Up Shares and the Database.
Note: You can only upgrade to this release of Shares from an installation of 1.5 or higher. To upgrade from an earlier release, contact Aspera Technical Support.
  1. Download IBM Aspera Shares from http://downloads.asperasoft.com/en/downloads/34. You need your Aspera credentials for downloading the software.
  2. Stop Shares services from the Computer Management window, accessible from Manage > Services and Applications > Services. Stop the following services:
    • Aspera Nginx Services
    • Aspera Delayed Job Service
    • Aspera Web Services
    • Aspera Stats Collector
  3. Install the new version of Shares by running the executable file and follow the onscreen instructions.
    AsperaShares-version.exe
    For details on how to install Shares see Installing Shares.
  4. Restart all Shares services.
    To start or stop any service, first go to Start Menu > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services to view the list of the Shares services. From this window, you can start and stop any of the following services:
    • Aspera Nginx Service
    • Aspera Delayed Job Service
    • Aspera Web Services
    • Aspera Stats Collector