CAST Extend Offline is deprecated. Please use CAST Extend local server instead.
Step 1 - Stop existing CAST Extend Offline service (CAST_ExtendService)
Stop the CAST Extend Offline Windows Service to ensure a clean upgrade. Use the Microsoft Windows Services panel to ensure the service is stopped:
Step 2 - Backup existing data
Make a copy of the following folder and save to a different location. This folder contains all the extensions that you have already uploaded into CAST Extend Offline:
Step 3 - Uninstall CAST Extend Offline
Step 4 - Download and install the new release of CAST Extend Offline
Step 5 - Stop newly installed CAST Extend Offline service (CAST_ExtendService)
Stop the new installation of CAST Extend Offline. Use the Microsoft Windows Services panel to ensure the service is stopped.
Step 6 - Copy the existing data to the new release
Copy the content of the PACKAGES that you backed up in Step 2 in the following path:
Step 7 - Restart the CAST_ExtendService
Restart the new installation of CAST Extend Offline using the Microsoft Windows Services panel.
Step 8 - Generate and upload a bundle
Generate a bundle and upload it to your new CAST Extend Offline instance using the ExtendCli.exe tool provided in your CAST Extend Offline installation at
%PROGRAMFILES%\CAST\ExtendService\ExtendCli.exe. First run the following command using a Windows CMD prompt ( you can find your api-key by browsing to https://extend.castsoftware.com/#/profile/settings (as described in Account Management in CAST Extend website):
Now add one single extension to the bundle by running the following command:
Now place the bundle in a temporary folder - this will generate an .extarchive file in the chosen folder:
Finally, upload the bundle to CAST Extend Offline with curl, using the following command: