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    Updating to the latest version

    This guide describes how to update Flexmonster to the latest version. If you don’t have Flexmonster yet, get a free trial here.

    Table of contents:

    Updating Flexmonster Pivot

    We recommend updating Flexmonster Pivot Table & Charts to the latest version using Flexmonster CLI. You can install the CLI globally using npm:

    npm install -g flexmonster-cli

    To update Flexmonster without npm, follow this guide.

    Run the appropriate command from the project folder to update Flexmonster in your application:

    Pure JavaScript

    flexmonster update js-flexmonster

    Angular

    flexmonster update ng-flexmonster

    React

    flexmonster update react-flexmonster

    Vue

    flexmonster update vue-flexmonster

    If you are updating from a previous major version to 2.9, check out the migration guide from 2.8 to 2.9.

    See how to verify that you have updated the component.

    That’s it! You are now ready to use the most recent version of Flexmonster Pivot Table & Charts with its newest features.

    Note If you are our active customer (during the first year after purchase or renewal payment) you are able to update for free. If you are our client and you would like to renew the maintenance, please contact our team for more details.

    Updating Flexmonster Data Server

    Steps to update the Data Server depend on how the Data Server is used:

    • As a Windows/Unix service
    • As a console application

    As a Windows/Unix service

    To update the Data Server installed as a service, run the following command in the console:

    flexmonster update fds

    This command updates the Data Server, reinstalls it as a service, and updates Flexmonster Admin Panel.

    Updating will not override the Data Server’s configuration, log files, or any other files or folders.

    As a console application

    If migrating from version 2.8 of the Data Server, see the migration guide. Otherwise, follow the steps below:

    Step 1. Stop the Data Server by closing the program.

    Step 2. Get the most recent version of the Data Server with the update command. Execute it from the folder with the Data Server:

    flexmonster update fds

    Updating will not override flexmonster-config.json, log files, or any other files or folders.

    Step 3. Start Flexmonster Data Server by launching the executable file.

    Updating Flexmonster Accelerator

    Step 1. Uninstall the Accelerator.

    Step 2. Get the most recent version of the Accelerator with the following CLI command:

    flexmonster update accelerator

    The flexmonster update accelerator command does the following:

    • Downloads the .zip archive with Flexmonster Accelerator.
    • Unpacks the files in the current folder.
    • Automatically starts the installation using the Flexmonster Accelerator.msi setup file.

    When the installation begins, just follow the wizard.

    Updating Flexmonster CLI

    Update Flexmonster CLI to the latest version with the following npm command:

    npm update -g flexmonster-cli

    Updating Flexmonster Pivot in Blazor

    You can update the Flexmonster.Blazor package using NuGet Package Manager or Package Manager Console:

    Using NuGet

    Step 1. Right-click on the project and select Manage NuGet Packages:

    Open NuGet

    Step 2. Open the Updates tab and find Flexmonster.Blazor.

    Step 3. Update Flexmonster.Blazor to the latest stable version or to a specific version:

    • To update Flexmonster.Blazor to the latest stable version, select Flexmonster.Blazor and click the Update button:
      Update the Flexmonster.Blazor package to the latest stable version
    • To update Flexmonster.Blazor to a specific version, choose the necessary version in the drop-down menu and click the Update button:
      Update the Flexmonster.Blazor package to a specific version

    Using Package Manager Console

    Step 1. To open Package Manager Console, select Tools > NuGet Package Manager > Package Manager Console:

    Open the Package Manager Console

    Step 2. Run the following command in the console to update Flexmonster.Blazor:

    • To the latest stable version:
      Update-Package Flexmonster.Blazor
    • To a specific version:
      Update-Package Flexmonster.Blazor -Version 2.9.25

    Updating Flexmonster by downloading a package

    Updating Flexmonster Pivot

    Step 1. Go to the Client’s area and download the latest version of Flexmonster Pivot Table for JavaScript.

    Step 2. Replace your flexmonster/ folder with the new one.

    If you are updating from a previous major version to 2.9, check out the migration guide from 2.8 to 2.9.

    See how to verify that you have updated the component.

    If you are our active customer (during the first year after purchase or renewal payment) you are able to update for free. If you are our client and you would like to renew the maintenance, please contact our team for more details.

    Updating Flexmonster Data Server

    Step 1. Stop the Data Server by closing the program.

    Step 2. Go to the Client’s area and download the most recent version of Flexmonster Data Server for your operating system.

    Step 3. Replace the Data Server file with the updated version from the downloaded package.

    Step 4. Start the Data Server by launching the executable file.

    Updating Flexmonster Accelerator

    Step 1. Uninstall the Accelerator.

    Step 2. Go to the Client’s area and download the latest version of Flexmonster Accelerator for SSAS.

    Step 3. Install the Accelerator using the updated MSI installer from the package.

    Am I using the latest Flexmonster Pivot version?

    To verify that you are using the latest Flexmonster version, follow the steps below:

    Step 1. Check your Flexmonster version by clicking on the grid and pressing Ctrl + Alt + i (Option + Control + i on macOS). You will see a pop-up window showing the version.

    Step 2. Compare your Flexmonster version with the last version in the release notes.