About This Guide - AWS Elemental Conductor File

This is version 2.16 of the AWS Elemental Conductor File documentation. This is the latest version. For prior versions, see the Archive section of AWS Elemental Conductor File and AWS Elemental Server Documentation.

About This Guide

This guide is intended for engineers who will upgrade the software running on the nodes of an AWS Elemental Conductor File cluster with worker nodes.

The full suite of upgrade information for AWS Elemental Conductor File and AWS Elemental Server is described in the table:

Deployment Description Information
  • Single Conductor cluster

  • No backup workers

AWS Elemental Server nodes without backup in a cluster controlled by one Elemental Conductor. Upgrading an AWS Elemental Conductor File Cluster
  • Two Conductor (high-availability) cluster

  • With or without backup workers

AWS Elemental Server nodes in a cluster controlled by redundant AWS Elemental Conductor File nodes (a primary and a backup). Workers might or might not have redundant nodes. Upgrading an AWS Elemental Conductor File High Availability Cluster

Prerequisite Knowledge

We assume that you know how to:

  • Connect to the AWS Elemental Conductor File web interface using your web browser.

  • Log in to a remote terminal (Linux) session in order to work via the command line interface.

Note

To receive assistance with your AWS Elemental appliances and software products, see the forums and other helpful tools on the AWS Elemental User Community.

Sending Commands

Tips for sending commands:

  • Unless otherwise stated, enter all Linux shell commands from the home directory (/home/elemental).

  • To ensure that the commands will be executed regardless of your user permissions, use "sudo" to run the command as superuser.