Upgrade Guidelines

Upgrading DSW

Warning

Backup database and other imporant data (e.g., configuration) before upgrade!

Using Docker

In case of using Docker, just use the tag in docker-compose.yml or pull the new Docker image and restart using down/up:

$ docker pull datastewardshipwizard/wizard-server
$ docker pull datastewardshipwizard/wizard-client
$ docker pull datastewardshipwizard/document-worker
$ docker-compose down
$ docker-compose up -d

Other setup (using Git)

All you need to do is download or checkout new version from our repositories and rebuild the application (according to guidelines above):

$ git checkout vX.Y.Z

Dependencies

If you need to upgrade MongoDB version, follow the official instructions in their documentation.

Upgrade process

Usually, nothing special is required for upgrade. Internal structure changes are migrated automatically using DB migrations and Metamodel migrations (since 1.8.0). See below the changes that needs to be done by you (since 1.10.0):

2.3.X to 2.4.0

  • To unify configuration, document-worker now supports and prefers YAML configuration files.

  • Local/custom template.json files must be updated (renamed allowedKMs to allowedPackages, and several new attributes: description for template and shortName + color for each format) - see the example template.json.

2.2.X to 2.3.0

(nothing)

2.1.X to 2.2.0

  • Configuration of client and several features is now moved from application.yml file to in-app Settings; therefore, it must be reconfigured during upgrade process. Additional secret must be configured in application.yml for encryption and JWT tokens (JWT.secret section has been removed), see Server configuration. It is recommended to first add general.secret (32 chars secret), start DSW, migrate options from application.yml to Settings and then optionally clean up application.yml file.

  • User fiels name and surname has been renamed to firstName and lastName - it needs be updated if used in custom mail or document templates.

  • Recommended version of MongoDB is updated to 4.2.3.

2.0.X to 2.1.0

  • There is a significant change related to new Document Worker that handles generation of documents from templates and filled questionnaires. You need to run RabbitMQ and document-worker with correct configuration according to server, see docker-compose.yml and Configuration for details.

1.10.X to 2.0.0

  • Changing the major version actually does not mean any problem in migration, it has been made due to significant internal changes (restructuring, new repositories, etc.)

  • If you are using Docker for running DSW, you need to change it according to new documentation of docker-compose.yml and Configuration.

  • Crontab image is no longer needed, see Feedback synchronization.

  • A DMP template configuration file must contain list of allowedKMs (see the default root template).

1.9.X to 1.10.0

  • Custom DMP templates needs to be upgraded to a new structure (see the default root template).

Compatibility

Important

DS Wizard components (server, client, document worker, registry) should always use matching version (compatibility is assured)!

The DS Wizard is compatible with all recent versions of web browsers Chrome, Opera, Firefox, and Edge. We do not recomment use of Internet Explorer. Internally, there are components between is are following compatibility of versions:

DS Wizard

KM Metamodel

Registry

2.4.0

5

2.4.0

2.3.0

5

2.3.0

2.2.0

5

2.2.0

2.1.0

5

2.1.0

2.0.0

5

2.0.0

1.10.0

4

1.2.0

1.9.0

3

1.1.0

1.8.0

3

1.0.0

1.7.0

2

1.6.0

1

1.5.0 (or lower)