Upgrading Che using the CLI management tool

This section describes how to upgrade from previous minor version using the CLI management tool.

Prerequisites
  • And administrative account on an OpenShift instance.

  • A running instance of a previous minor version of Eclipse Che, installed using the CLI management tool on the same instance of OpenShift, in the <eclipse-che> project.

  • An installation of the chectl 7.30 version management tool. See Using the chectl management tool.

Procedure
  1. In all running workspaces in the Che 7.29 instance, save and push changes back to the Git repositories.

  2. Shut down all workspaces in the Che 7.29 instance.

  3. Run the following command:

    $ chectl server:update -n <eclipse-che>

For slow systems or internet connections, add the --k8spodwaittimeout=1800000 flag option to the chectl server:update command to extend the Pod timeout period to 1800000 ms or longer.

Verification steps
  1. Navigate to the Che instance.

  2. The 7.30 version number is visible at the bottom of the page.