Upgrading the APM Java agent to v5.6.0

How to upgrade the APM Insight Java agent to the latest version that supports Java 6 and 7?

Java agent version 5.7.0 and above deprecates support for Java applications running on Java 6 and 7. Please see this community post for more details.

If you don't want to upgrade to Java 8, you can stick with Java 6 or 7. Since Java agent version 5.6.0 is the latest version that supports Java 6 and 7, please follow the below steps to upgrade to it.
  1. Download Java agent version 5.6.0 and verify the SHA-256 checksum.
  2. Replace the existing apmininsight-javaagent.jar file with the JAR from the downloaded apminsight-javaagent.zip file.
  3. Restart the application server.
Auto-update will not be available for APM instances running Java 6 and 7.

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