To make sure you complete all the tasks necessary for upgrading your Machine 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.
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.
Review the Machine Agent and Controller version compatability information below:Machine agent 4.5.2+ is compatible with Controller 4.4.0+Machine agent 4.5.0 - 4.5.1 is compatible with Controller 4.5.0 - 4.5.xMachine agent 4.4.0 - 4.4.3 is compatible with Controller 4.4.0 - 4.4.3Machine agent 4.3.x, 4.4.x, and 4.5.x is compatible with Controller 4.5.x
Tip! Back up the <machine_agent_home> directory to a <machine_agent_home_BACKUP> in case you need to revert to the previous installation.
Instructions for upgrading other AppDynamics components are available in our general Release Upgrade Checklist.