Upgrade APM Insight PHP agent

Methods to upgrade PHP agent (Linux/Windows)

PHP agent can be upgraded in 2 ways:
  • Auto upgrade
  • Manual upgrade

Auto upgrade:
  • When this feature is enabled, the latest version of the agent is automatically downloaded and deployed when it is made available
  • After the deployment process is complete, you will be requested to restart your application server. Once the server is restarted the updated version will come into effect
  • To enable this feature, go to your APM Insight application > Edit option > Edit APM Agent Configuration Profile Enable Agent Auto-Upgrade.
Note: Auto upgrade feature will only work for major version changes in agent. Minor changes will not be covered in this.

Manual upgrade:
  • By default, auto-upgrade option is disabled. When a new version of the agent is available, users will be notified in the APM Instance view.

  • Users can initiate the upgrade process by clicking on Update Agent link in the above said notification. On doing so, the latest version will be downloaded and deployed
  • After the deployment process is complete, you will be requested to restart your application server. Once the server is restarted, the updated version will take effect


Note: For Windows agent, the manual restart is not required.



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