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Step 0: Automated Script

Use the following script that we made so all the steps below will be done automatically!

Steps to make the script

Usage
The script will ask the version he needs to install. Provide here the latest version with dots in between. For example (1.0.2 or 1.1.3 or 1.1.2).
The rest will be done automatically!

Step 1: Download the new version

  • Go to: https://github.com/wavesplatform/Waves/releases/
  • Click on the latest version (1.0.2 right now)
  • Check the Update Notes!!
    If they told you to rebuild from scratch, don’t continue with this guide!! Follow the guide with resync of the waves node!
  • Scroll a little down till you found the file waves_………_all.deb

Step 2: Backup your waves config

Make a copy of your waves.config file to recover when something went wrong in a upgrade.
Command
cp /usr/share/waves/conf/waves.conf ~/

Step 3: Install the update

  • Stop Waves node
    service waves stop
  • Install the update (fill in your version of the update)
    dpkg -i waves_………_all.deb
    The update is installed after this step!
  • Start Waves Node
    service waves start
  • Check if the node is running normaly
    journalctl -u waves.service -f

Questions or need help ?

I hope this manual was clear and easy to understand!
If you have any questions or need any help, contact us and we will help you out!

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