Appeon for PowerBuilder 2016 EBF 1130.00 (For All Versions on Linux) Readme

Last revised: November 19, 2018
Contents:

Introduction
Checking existing Appeon component versions

EBF installation notes

Checking Appeon component versions after EBF installation

EBF uninstallation notes

Appendix


Introduction

The Appeon for PowerBuilder 2016 EBF 1130.00 (For All Versions on Linux) is a setup program that updates the following Appeon components installed from the installation package of Appeon for PowerBuilder 2016 1102.00 (Japanese) or above:

When applying this EBF, please make sure to update your developer and production servers, and do a full deployment of your application after the EBF has been applied.

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Checking existing Appeon component versions

This EBF can only be applied to Appeon for PowerBuilder 2016 1102.00 (Japanese) or above. If you have an older version please contact support@appeon.com. The EBF setup program will automatically check which Appeon components and versions are already installed before performing any update. You can find out the Appeon Server version in AEM:

Step 1: Lauch AEM and input the login user name and password.
Step 2: In the Welcome page, view the Appeon Server version number on the top right corner.

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EBF installation note

Installing the EBF on EAServer/JBoss/JEUS
Run the EBF setup program on all computers containing an Appeon component that needs updating.

Installing the EBF on WebSphere
Run the EBF setup program on all computers containing an Appeon component that needs updating. In order to make the EBF update of Appeon Server take effect on the WebSphere, go to Applications > Enterprise Applications in the WebSphere Server Administrator Console, and then click the Update button.

Installing the EBF on WebLogic
Run the EBF setup program on all computers containing an Appeon component that needs updating. When you update the Appeon Server, please follow the instructions below:
1. Exit the WebLogic Server.
2. Run the EBF setup program.
3. Check the staging mode in WebLogic (see Table-1) and then follow the instructions regarding different staging modes and WebLogic versions to make the EBF update take effect (see Table-2).
4. Restart WebLogic Server.

Table -1: How to check the staging mode

WebLogic Versions

Checking Steps

8

Log in to the WebLogic Administrative Console, and choose Deployments > Applications > appeonserver. The staging mode lists in the General sub-tab page in the Configuration window.

9, 10, 11g Log in to the WebLogic Administrative Console, and click the Deployments item. In the Summary of Deployments window, click the appsdir_appeonserver_ear item. The staging mode lists in the Overview page.

Table -2: Instructions to update the EBF

Staging Mode

WebLogic Version

Instructions

Stage

8

1) Use the new appeonserver.ear file under .\WEBLOGIC_INSTALLATION_PATH\appeon to replace the old appeonserver.ear file under the .\WEBLOGIC_DOMAIN_DIRECTORY\applications for every Appeon Server instance.

2) Go to Deployments > Applications > appeonserver, in the Deploy window click the Redeploy Application button to deploy all modules in the Appeon Server so to make the EBF update take effect.

The EBF update takes effect when the Status of Last Action column is successful after the redeployment.

9, 10, 11g

If Appeon Server (appsdir_appeonserver_ear) is marked as autodeployed, you need to delete the temporary files of the appsdir_appeonserver_ear package. If you cannot find the temporary file please refer to the instructions in the Appendix.

Nostage

8

Use the new appeonserver.ear file under .\WEBLOGIC_INSTALLATION_PATH\appeon to replace the old appeonserver.ear file under the .\WEBLOGIC_DOMAIN_DIRECTORY\applications for every Appeon Server instance.

The EBF update will take effect automatically when you restart WebLogic.

9, 10, 11g

The EBF update will take effect automatically when you restart WebLogic.

External_stage

All versions

Copy the appeonserver.ear file from .\WEBLOGIC_INSTALLATION_PATH\appeon to the directory that you specified for every Appeon Server instance.

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Checking Appeon component versions after EBF installation

After the EBF installation, you can view the version number (2016 1130.00) of Appeon Server in AEM using the same instructions in Checking existing Appeon component versions.

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EBF uninstallation note

There is no separate uninstall program for Appeon EBF. Uninstalling the Appeon components will automatically uninstall the EBF.

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Appendix

Instructions of checking the location of the temporary file in WebLogic:
1) Log in to WebLogic Administrative Console.
2) Click Servers item listed in the middle of the Home page.
3) Select AdminServer (assuming your Appeon Server is installed to this instance).
4) In the Settings of AdminServer window, click the Deployment tab in the Configuration window, the path listed in the Staging Directory Name is the location of the temporary file
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