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IBM Watson Explorer Version 12.0.2 includes programs for upgrading Watson Explorer Version 12.0.0 to the latest level.

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Installing / Upgrading to Watson Explorer oneWEX Version 12.0.2

Installing / Upgrading to Watson Explorer Analytical Components Version 12.0.2 or Foundational Components Version 12.0.2


Installing / Upgrading to Watson Explorer oneWEX Version 12.0.2

Installing / Upgrading to oneWEX for ICP Version 12.0.2

Planning - Before you deploy Watson Explorer oneWEX for ICP Version 12.0.2

You must set up the Persistent Volumes (PVs) for oneWEX. To deploy Watson Explorer oneWEX on ICP, the Persistent Volumes listed in the Prerequisites section in the Watson Explorer oneWEX Helm Chart README are required.

Note: Watson Explorer oneWEX Helm Chart README is found after you install Watson Explorer oneWEX on IBM Cloud Private. Login to IBM Cloud Private, go to Catalog then select ibm-wex-prod.

See Installing Watson Explorer oneWEX on IBM Cloud Private before you install Watson Explorer oneWEX for ICP Version 12.0.2. Also, make sure to select the proper storage type (NFS, Glusterfs, etc.) that supports the listed access mode based on the Watson Explorer oneWEX Helm Chart README.

 

Performing a fresh installation of Watson Explorer oneWEX for ICP Version 12.0.2 on ICP 2.1.0.3 or ICP 3.1.0

You can install Watson Explorer oneWEX for ICP Version 12.0.2 directly without installing Watson Explorer oneWEX for ICP Version 12.0.0 GA, Version 12.0.0.1, or Version 12.0.1. To perform a fresh installation of Watson Explorer oneWEX for ICP Version 12.0.2, follow the steps as described in Installing Watson Explorer oneWEX on IBM Cloud Private.

 

Upgrading to Watson Explorer oneWEX for ICP Version 12.0.2 on ICP 3.1.0

Following two scenarios are supported to upgrade from Watson Explorer oneWEX for ICP Version 12.0.1 on ICP Version 2.1.0.3 to Watson Explorer oneWEX for ICP Version 12.0.2 on ICP Version 3.1.0.

  1. Upgrade ICP from Version 2.1.0.3 to 3.1.0 first, then upgrade Watson Explorer oneWEX for ICP

    • Upgrade ICP Version 2.1.0.3 to 3.1.0 first.
    • Upgrade Watson Explorer oneWEX for ICP from Version 12.0.1 to 12.0.2.
  2. Upgrade Watson Explorer oneWEX for ICP from Version 12.0.1 to 12.0.2 first, then upgrade ICP

    • Upgrade Watson Explorer oneWEX for ICP Version 12.0.1 to 12.0.2 on ICP Version 2.1.0.3 first.
    • Upgrade ICP Version 2.1.0.3 to 3.1.0.

Note: See Release Notes - IBM Watson Explorer oneWEX, Version 12.0 and Watson Explorer Deep Analytics Edition V12.0.1 Readme about WEX for ICP Version 12.0.1.

To upgrade ICP 2.1.0.3 to ICP 3.1.0, see Updating from IBM Cloud Private Version 2.1.0.3 to 3.1.0.

To upgrade Watson Explorer oneWEX for ICP Version 12.0.1 to 12.0.2:

  1. Install oneWEX for ICP Version 12.0.2 with following steps 2-5 in Installing Watson Explorer oneWEX on IBM Cloud Private.

  2. If you do not use dynamic persistent volume provisioning, create wex-disk-log persistent volume that is newly introduced in oneWEX for ICP Version 12.0.2. You can create the persistent volume by executing:

     kubectl create -f <yaml-file>
    

    Refer to the Watson Explorer oneWEX Helm Chart README for template of yaml-file for wex-disk-log persistent volume.

  3. Upgrade helm release of oneWEX for ICP Version 12.0.1 to 12.0.2. See "Upgrade Helm release version" in Managing Helm releases.

 

Installing / Upgrading to oneWEX for single container deployment Version 12.0.2

Performing a fresh installation of Watson Explorer oneWEX for single container deployment Version 12.0.2

You can install Watson Explorer oneWEX for single container deployment Version 12.0.2 directly without installing Watson Explorer oneWEX for single container deployment Version 12.0.0.1 or Version 12.0.1. To perform a fresh installation of Watson Explorer oneWEX for single container deployment Version 12.0.2, follow the steps as described in Installing Watson Explorer oneWEX on Docker.

 

Upgrading to Watson Explorer oneWEX for single container deployment Version 12.0.2

You can upgrade from Watson Explorer oneWEX for single container deployment Version 12.0.1 to Watson Explorer oneWEX for single container deployment Version 12.0.2 without uninstalling Watson Explorer oneWEX for single container deployment Version 12.0.1. To upgrade to Watson Explorer oneWEX for single container deployment Version 12.0.1, follow the steps as described in Installing Watson Explorer oneWEX on Docker to install Watson Explorer oneWEX for single container deployment Version 12.0.2.

 


Installing / Upgrading to Watson Explorer Analytical Components Version 12.0.2 or Foundational Components Version 12.0.2

Performing a fresh installation of Watson Explorer Analytical Components Version 12.0.2 or Foundational Components Version 12.0.2

You can install Watson Explorer Analytical Components Version 12.0.2 or Watson Explorer Foundational Components Version 12.0.2 directly without installing Watson Explorer Analytical Components Version 12.0.0 GA or Watson Explorer Foundational Components Version 12.0.0 GA . To perform a fresh installation of Watson Explorer Analytical Components Version 12.0.2 or Foundational Components Version 12.0.2, follow the steps as described in Installing Watson Explorer Content Analytics for Analytical Components or Installing and Integrating IBM Watson Explorer Foundational Components for Foundational Components.

 

Upgrading to Watson Explorer Analytical Components Version 12.0.2 or Foundational Components Version 12.0.2 

See Upgrading to Watson Explorer 12.0.x for detailed steps. Same steps are applicable when you are upgrading from Watson Explorer Analytical Components Version 12.0.0 or Watson Explorer Foundational Components Version 12.0.0.

For other versions, upgrading to Watson Explorer Version 12 is supported only from Watson Content Analytics (WCA) v3.5 to WEX  Analytical Components (AC) v12, from WEX AC v11.0.2 to WEX AC v12, and from WEX Foundational Components (FC) v11.0.2 to WEX FC v12. From other versions, upgrading to WCA v3.5, WEX FC v11.0.2, or WEX AC v11.0.2 is required before upgrading to WEX Version 12. For upgrading from those versions, see Upgrading to Watson Explorer 12.0.x

 

Document information

More support for: Watson Explorer

Software version: 12.0.2

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 0735985

Modified date: 07 November 2018