How To Apply a Patch

last updated on Oct. 8, 2020

See this page for patching best practices.

  • Copy the patch file PATCH_FILE.tgz to the appliance using scp or any other tool
  • ssh into the appliance as smeconfiguser
  • su to root

su - root

  • cd to var/www/smestorage/patches

cd /var/www/smestorage/patches

  • move the copied patch file to /var/www/smestorage/patches

mv /home/smeconfiguser/PATCH_FILE.tgz .

  • change the owner of the file to smestorage

chown smestorage:smestorage PATCH_FILE.tgz

  • su to smestorage

su - smestorage

  • cd to patches

cd patches

  • Apply the patch

./patch -patch PATCH_FILE.tgz

If you encounter any issues during these steps, please contact Support.

  • su to root

su - root

  • su to smestorage

su - smestorage

  • cd to patches

cd patches

  • Roll back the patch

./patch -rollback

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