FIX Antenna Java upgrade instruction

It's recommended to follow the steps listed below in order to upgrade FIX Antenna Java.

The steps are common for Windows and Linux versions.

Upgrade Preparation

  1. Download new FIX Antenna package for the corresponding OS version;
  2. Make a backup copy of your current installation (configuration and binaries);
  3. Backup your current license (engine.license).
    If your license has expired or was lost, contact to obtain the new one;
  4. Prepare configuration amendments in case you plan to change any credentials, destination folders, connection parameters, etc. Refer to configuration guides for assistance;
  5. Make sure you have sufficient administration permissions for further uninstall/install procedures.

Upgrade Process for FIX Antenna Java

  1. Remove all *.jar files from your current FIX Antenna's project. 
  2. Place all *.jar files from the package to your current FIX Antenna's project;
  3. Copy your FIX Antenna license into the license file path;
  4. Update the dependencies of your components which use FIX Antenna;
  5. Optional. Update the Java version on the machine with your current FIX Antenna's project, if it is updated in new FIX Antenna; 
  6. Rebuild your current project where FIX Antenna is used. 


Remember to check for new options in configuration.