Updating Elastic Search on Windows
Table of Contents
- Download the newest Elastic Search and Kibana package from Elastic’s site:
- Go to Services and stop Your Elastic Search service.
- Create a backup of Your Elastic Search and Kibana folders in case something goes wrong.
- Open the zip folders with 7zip.
- Go to Your Elastic Search installation folder and delete every folder EXCEPT the data and the config folder.
- From the ElasticSearch zip file, extract and copy every folder EXCEPT the config folder into Your Elastic Search installation folder.
- Do the same with the Kibana zip file and installation folder, but MAKE SURE you do not extract the “data” and the “config” folder.
- Go to Services and start Your Elastic Search service.
- Now go to https://localhost:9200.
- Click "Advanced".
- Login with the Elastic superuser account.
- After You login, check the displayed information to confirm that You have the up-to-date stable version of elastic installed.
You will see your current Elastic Search here.
- Open command prompt.
- Go to the Kibana bin folder.
- Run kibana.bat.
- After a message “Kibana is now available (was degraded) appears, go to http://localhost:5601
- Login with the elastic superuser account.
- Click on this icon on the top right corner to check the version.
You will see the current Kibana version here.
- Stop Kibana by pressing ctrl+c inside the command prompt window.
- Say “y” to terminating the batch job.
If both of versions are matching, your update of Elastic Search is done.
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