InTime Software

How to apply a software patch?

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Introduction:

When there are new features or bug fixes to any InTime-related software, a patch will be sent. The following steps show how to patch InTime.

More Information:

The patch file format for InTime is: patch_intime_v<version>_<release number>_64bit_<platform>.<extension>.

<version>        The InTime version which the patch is for. Example 1.3.2
<release number> The patch number. Example 042737
<platform>       linux or win for Linux and Windows respectively.
<extension>      .sh for Linux, .exe for Windows.

The patch file format for InTime Server is: patch_intimeserver_<release number>.<extension>.

<release number> The patch number. Example 2015051203
<extension>      .sh for Linux, .exe for Windows.
Patch InTime (Private Cloud License)
  1. If using a Private Cloud environment, patch the InTime Server first.
  2. Download the patch file and check its MD5 checksum.
  3. Copy the patch file into the <InTime Server installation directory>.
  4. Run the commands below.
$ chmod 755 patch_intimeserver_2015051203.sh
$ ./patch_intimeserver_2015051203.sh
$ ./start_server.sh
$ ./admin_console.sh
user> .admin
admin> .intime.set.terminate
admin.intime.set.terminate> choose 1-X, (X is INDEX), this is to make sure all agents is terminated.
admin.confirm> y

Wait for 2 minutes for all agents to exit before proceeding to patch InTime.

admin> .status
admin> .exit
Patch InTime (Local license)
  1. Download the patch file and check its MD5 checksum.
  2. Copy the patch file into the <InTime installation directory>. Make sure the patch is installed using the same user permissions as the user who originally installed InTime.
  3. Run the commands below.
$ chmod 755 patch_intime_v1.3.2_050442_64bit_linux.sh
$ ./patch_intime_v1.3.2_050442_64bit_linux.sh
  1. Launch InTime.

Applies to:

  • Linux Operating System
  • Windows Operating System

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