About This Guide - AWS Elemental Server

This is version 2.17 of the AWS Elemental Server documentation. This is the latest version. For prior versions, see the Previous Versions section of AWS Elemental Conductor File and AWS Elemental Server Documentation.

About This Guide

This guide is intended for engineers who upgrade the software running on the nodes of AWS Elemental Server.

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

Deployment Description Information

Stand-alone deployments

AWS Elemental Server nodes are not in a cluster controlled by AWS Elemental Conductor File.

This guide.
Single Conductor cluster AWS Elemental Server nodes in a cluster controlled by one AWS Elemental Conductor File node. AWS Elemental Conductor File Upgrade Guide
High-availability cluster AWS Elemental Server nodes in a cluster controlled by two AWS Elemental Conductor File nodes (a primary and a backup). AWS Elemental Conductor File Upgrade Guide
Prerequisite Knowledge

We assume that you know how to:

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

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


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

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 are executed regardless of your user permissions, use "sudo" to run the command as a superuser.