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Updating Elastic Search on Windows

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1. Download the newest Elastic Search and Kibana package from Elastic’s site

2. Go to Services and stop Your Elastic Search service.

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 3. Create a backup of Your Elastic Search and Kibana folders in case something goes wrong.

4. Open the zip folders with 7zip

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5. Go to Your Elastic Search installation folder and delete every folder EXCEPT the data and the config folder

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6. From the ElasticSearch zip file, extract and copy every folder EXCEPT the config folder into Your Elastic Search installation folder

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7. Extract

8. Do the same with the Kibana zip file and installation folder, but MAKE SURE you do not extract the “data” and the “config” folder

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9. Go to Services and start Your Elastic Search service

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10. Now go to https://localhost:9200

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Press advanced

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login with the Elastic superuser account

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After You login, check the displayed information to confirm that You have the up-to-date stable version of elastic installed

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You will see Your current Elastic Search here

11. Open command prompt

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And go to the Kibana bin folder

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And run kibana.bat

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After a message “Kibana is now available (was degraded) appears, go to http://localhost:5601

Login with the elastic superuser account

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And press this icon on the top right corner to check the version

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You will see the current Kibana version here

12. Stop Kibana by pressing ctrl+c inside the command prompt window

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Say “y” to terminating the batch job

13. If both of versions are matching, Your update of Elastic Search is done!

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