Managing Updates
This page describes the process for installing updates on instances hosted locally.
It is recommended to backup an instance before updating.
Prerequisite: Access to command-line where PlexTrac is hosted.

Updating PlexTrac

To install an update to PlexTrac, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Validate user is "plextrac".
sudo su - plextrac
Step 2: Run plextrac update to pull the latest code release.
plextrac update
Once complete, the shell will be returned for use.
Step 3: Login to the platform by browsing to the IP address or DNS name.


If one of the messages below appears when attempting to login, wait for five minutes and try logging in again. These messages generally indicate that the startup needs additional time to finish.
Click Next below to learn about adding backing up PlexTrac.