Upgrade

Make sure you can upgrade to the desired version.

Pro license allows you to download and use any version released up to 1 year after the initial purchase. The exact date can be found in the original license file. If you purchased a license more than year ago you need to renew your support contract.

  1. Download the current version or an older version from the archive.
  2. Backup your configuration folder for extra safety.
  3. Run the installer, use the existing directory for installation path. The installer will update the files and services. When upgrading from v1.x, the services will be reinstalled and you will need to re-enter service user credentials.

Using the .zip package

  1. Download the current version or an older version from the archive.
  2. Stop the services - ("Rebex Buru SFTP Server" and "Rebex Buru SFTP Server Web Administration").
  3. Backup your configuration folder (/config) for extra safety.
  4. Unzip over the existing installation
  5. Run burusftp init to check the configuration files
  6. Start the services again.

Upgrading from version 1.x to version 2.x using the .zip package

Full reinstall is recommended: unregister the services (buru uninstall), then install the new version to a different location. You can reuse the old configuration files as they are (with few exceptions) backwards compatible.

Upgrading from beta versions

Owners of beta licenses are eligible to use Rebex Buru SFTP Server Pro version 1.x for free. Download an update from the archive and use your current license.

Note that the configuration and user file format have changed since beta and are no longer compatible.