In this article, we will look into the steps to upgrade from Skedler version 5.x to the latest version. 

Backup reporting.yml

Before upgrading to the latest version take a backup copy of the reporting.yml file from your current skedler-xg folder.


Install Skedler latest version

Navigate to the old skedler-xg package and remove it.


Download the new package from this link.

Unzip Skedler package and navigate to $skedler-home.


Open Windows PowerShell in Run as Administrator mode and navigate to the skedler-xg package. 


Restore reporting.yml

Finally replace the backed up reporting.yml file in the new skedler-xg folder.

Start Skedler Manually

In the terminal start skedler manually by executing the following command from $skedler_home.

bin\skedler.bat

Start Skedler as a Service

Run install_as_service.bat file from $skedler_home folder by using the following command:

.\install_as_service.bat

To start the application as a service execute the following command from $skedler_home:

bin\skedler-service.bat start

To stop Skedler Reports as service execute the following command from $skedler_home,

bin\skedler-service.bat stop

To restart the application as a service execute the following command from $skedler_home:

bin\skedler-service.bat restart