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Before you upgrade Ignition...

You should backup your Gateway, see Gateway Backups.

To Upgrade Ignition on Mac OS X

  1. From Gateway, go to Configure > Backup / Restore.

  2. Click on Download Backup to back up the entire project from the existing installation.
    The .gwbk backup file is created in the Downloads folder.

  3. Shut down Ignition by typing the following from the command-line:

    /usr/local/bin/ignition stop

  4. Move the existing installation folder somewhere else. 

  5. Unzip the new installation and place it in the location of the old installation. 

  6. Start the new installation.

    /usr/local/bin/ignition start

  7. Go to Configure > Backup / Restore and click Restore to perform the restoration.


Upgrading Ignition on Mac OS X

Tip Sheet

Upgrading from 7.6 or earlier?

Please read this upgrade guide: Ignition 7.7 Upgrade Guide 






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