Upgrading Bacula-Web installation is very easy, you only need basic linux administration skills.

Configuration backup

Before proceeding to the upgrade, make sure you do a copy of the config file and users database

File: <bacula-web path>/application/config/config.php
File: <bacula-web path>/application/assets/protected/application.db

# cp -pv <bacula-web path>/application/config/config.php $HOME/
# cp -pv <bacula-web path>/application/assets/protected/application.db $HOME/

Check the requirements

Ensure that you meet all system requirements (more informations in the Requirements page).

Upgrade from archive

Steps below describe how to upgrade Bacula-Web if you’ve used the archive available on Bacula-Web web site

Empty the current folder

On Centos / Fedora / RHEL

# rm -rfv /var/www/html/bacula-web/*

On Debian / Ubuntu

# rm -rfv /var/www/bacula-web

Now proceed with the upgrade by downloading the new archive (read the Install Bacula-Web from archive chapter)

Once you’ve downloaded latest Bacula-Web archive, copy Bacula-Web configuration file and users database into latest Bacula-Web folder

# cp -pv $HOME/config.php <bacula-web path>/application/config/
# cp -pv $HOME/application.db <bacula-web path>/application/assets/protected/

Using Composer

Steps below describe how to upgrade Bacula-Web if you’ve used Composer installation method

Upgrade using Composer

Please use steps described below to upgrade Bacula-Web to latest stable version using Composer

Move to Apache root folder

Red Hat / Centos / Fedora

$ cd /var/www/html
$ sudo mv -v bacula-web bacula-web.beforeupgrade

..note:: The path might need to be adapted depending on your setup

Get latest stable version of Bacula-Web

Red Hat / Centos / Fedora

$ sudo -u apache composer create-project bacula-web/bacula-web bacula-web @stable

Debian / Ubuntu

$ sudo -u www-data composer create-project bacula-web/bacula-web bacula-web @stable

Copy configuration and users database to new Bacula-Web folder

$ sudo cp -pv bacula-web.beforeupgrade/application/config/config.php bacula-web/application/config/
$ sudo cp -pv bacula-web.beforeupgrade/application/assets/protected/* bacula-web/application/assets/protected/

Fix files ownership

Red Hat / Centos / Fedora

# chown -v apache: bacula-web/application/config/config.php
# chown -Rv apache: bacula-web/application/assets/protected

Debian / Ubuntu

# chown -v www-data: bacula-web/application/config/config.php
# chown -Rv www-data: bacula-web/application/assets/protected

Test your setup

Once the upgrade process is completed, It is time to test your Bacula-Web installation