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Update the Application

In order to update Kudos, the Kudos.war file in the application needs to be replaced with the new version through the Web-Sphere Integrated Solutions Console. The .war file contains all the new default data and all other application components.

Login to the WebSphere Integrated Solution

Login to the WebSphere Integrated Solution Console for your Connections environment via a web browser.

login

Replace the Kudos.war file

Navigate to Applications -> Application Types -> WebSphere enterprise applications

was app

Select the Kudos application and click Update.

kudos app list

Select Replace or add a single module option.

Type in Kudos.war in the text field. Note: This is case-sensitive!

Click Browse, navigate to and select the new Kudos.war file.

select war

Follow the prompts clicking Next.

If prompted, click Browse and map the default resources as shown.

resource mapping

Follow the prompts clicking Next.

Click Finish.

Click Save directly to master configuration.

If the Nodes have automatically synchronized and you see this screen - Click OK and move to Restart the Kudos Application. Otherwise continue to Synchronize the nodes.

Synchronize the nodes

To complete the update process we need to Synchronize all the nodes so that the new version of Kudos is available to them all. You can skip this Task if you have Synchronize changes with Nodes option enabled and you received a synchronization summary as shown above.

Go to System Administration > Nodes.

Select the node that Kudos is installed on. (If you are unsure you may select all the nodes)

Click on Full Resynchronize and wait for the completion message.

full resync

Restart the Kudos Application

Go to Applications > WebSphere Enterprise Applications

Select the Kudos Application Checkbox.

Click Stop and wait for the Application Status column to display the Stopped icon.

Select the Kudos Application Checkbox.

Click Start and wait for the Application Status column to display the Started icon.

stop start kudos