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Release Upgrade Checklist for Analytics Agents

To make sure you complete all the tasks necessary for upgrading your Analytics Agents after a release, we recommend following the instructions in our upgrade checklist. This guide is not release-specific and can be referenced for any release.



  1. Review the Product Announcements and Alerts page for details on any intermediate versions between the current version of your instance and the version you are targeting.

  2. Review the compatibility matrix in our Community and technical documentation for various components of the AppDynamics environment.


Upgrading Analytics Agents

  1. Tip! The Analytics Agent, Events Service and Controller versions should be compatible:
    1. The Analytics Agent version should <= the Events Service version.
    2. Analytics Agent Version <= Controller Server version.
  2. Tip! You should maintain a copy of the controller.xml file in addition to the, job directory, and watermark folder.
  3. See Upgrade Analytics Agent for step-by-step instructions.
  4. If you are running the Analytics Agent through the Standalone Machine Agent, see Upgrade the Standalone Machine Agent for instructions.
  5. In the event of a failure, follow the troubleshooting steps outlined here.


Instructions for upgrading other AppDynamics components are available in our general Release Upgrade Checklist

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