Katello supports upgrades from version 2.0. For users transitioning from 1.4, please see - Transition Guide.
Ensure your operating system is fully up-to-date:
NOTE: If kernel packages are updated here (e.g. upgrading el 6.6 to 6.7), you must reboot and ensure the new kernel and SELinux policy is loaded before upgrading Katello.
Update the Foreman and Katello release packages:
Clean the yum cache
On the Katello server, regenerate the certificates tarball for your capsule:
And copy them to your capsule:
The installer with the –upgrade flag will run the right database migrations for all component services, as well as adjusting the configuration to reflect what’s new in Katello 2.4
Congratulations! You have now successfully upgraded your Capsule to 2.4 For a rundown of what was added, please see release notes.!
If for any reason, the above steps failed, please review /var/log/capsule-installer/capsule-installer.log – if any of the “Upgrade step” tasks failed, you may try to run them manaully below to aid in troubleshooting.
Foreman 1.16.0 is now available, featuring Puppet 5 support, Netgroup LDAP authentication, a more performant Host API, VMWare SCSI controllers with per -disc configuration and many other enhancements. Read all about the changes in the release notes, and follow the quick start to install it.
A new bug fix release for Foreman 1.15 is available. See the Foreman 1.15.6 release notes for more details.