A new version of the Essential Viewer component of Essential Architecture Manager is delivered as a Java Web Archive (WAR) ready to be deployed to your Java application server. This article describes how to deploy a new version of this web application.
Updates to individual reports may also be provided as ZIP archives of the updated XSL, JSP etc. files. This article does not describe how to install such updates. Details of how to update analysis report files is provided in this article.
To install a new version of the Essential Viewer web application, you should not need to stop any running applications. However, if you encounter any issues with the installation of the new version of the web application (e.g. the new version will not deploy or the web application will not respond), please restart your application server after completing step 2, below.
The installation process is simple:
Tomcat (or your preferred Java Application Server) should overwrite the existing version of Essential Viewer. If you encounter any problems with this, please un-deploy your existing version of Essential Viewer before deploying the upgrade.