Upgrades between minor versions of the agent, like from 1.1 to 1.2 are always backwards compatible. Upgrades that involve a major version bump often come with some backwards incompatible changes.
Before upgrading the agent, be sure to review the:
Recommended upgrade stepsedit
- Shut down the application.
- Download the latest release of the agent jar file from maven central.
- Optionally change JVM settings, e.g., if the path to the agent jar has changed due to a different file name.
- Restart the application.
End of life datesedit
We love all our products, but sometimes we must say goodbye to a release so that we can continue moving forward on future development and innovation. Our End of life policy defines how long a given release is considered supported, as well as how long a release is considered still in active development or maintenance.