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Summary: step-by-step instructions for upgrading CAST Extend Proxy to a new release.

Step 1 - Stop existing CAST Extend Proxy service (CAST_ExtendProxy)

Stop the CAST Extend Proxy 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 manually uploaded into CAST Extend Proxy or have been downloaded automatically:

%PROGRAMFILES%\CAST\ExtendProxy\data\PACKAGES

Step 3 - Uninstall CAST Extend Proxy

See Uninstall CAST Extend Proxy.

Step 4 - Download and install the new release of CAST Extend Proxy

See Install CAST Extend Proxy.

Step 5 - Stop newly installed CAST Extend Proxt service (CAST_ExtendProxy)

Stop the new installation of CAST Extend Proxy. 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:

%PROGRAMFILES%\CAST\ExtendProxy\data\PACKAGES

Step 7 - Restart newly installed CAST Extend Proxy service (CAST_ExtendProxy)

Restart the new installation of CAST Extend Proxy using the Microsoft Windows Services panel.

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