[Archivesspace_Users_Group] Help upgrading ArchivesSpace on a Windows/MySQL system

Ben Finberg bfinberg at okeeffemuseum.org
Tue Dec 6 12:50:02 EST 2016

Really? That's kind of crazy. Does anyone know if it's in the roadmap to make it work as a service again?

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I had the same problem.  Chris told me that AS 1.5 will not run as a service.
So I have to load it the old way.

Br Raphael
Quoting Ben Finberg <bfinberg at okeeffemuseum.org>:

> Hoping for some help upgrading ArchivesSpace from 1.4.7 to 1.5.1 
> running Windows Server 2008 R2 and MySQL. I've tried following the 
> main and supplemental 1.4.x to 1.5.x instructions several times and I 
> keep finishing and getting HTTP ERROR 503 service unavailable.
> Here are the steps I'm doing:
> 1)      Backup.
> 2)      Delete data/solr_index/index directory. Delete all files in  
> data/indexer_state directory.
> 3)      Unzip AS download.
> 4)      Shutdown AS service
> 5)      Rename old AS directory from ArchivesSpace to ArchivesSpace.old
> 6)      Name new AS directory ArhichivesSpace
> 7)      Copy data directory from ArchivesSpace.old to ArchivesSpace,  
> replace all files when prompted.
> 8)      Make three edits in new config.rb file for db_url and jetty  
> as described in clean install instructions.
> 9)      Copy mysql-connector*.jar to new \lib directory.
> 10)   Copy prunmgr and prunsrv to new ArchivesSpace directory.
> 11)   (I don't have any plugins or mods.)
> 12)   Running a command prompt as an admin, run setup-database.bat  
> in the new \scripts folder, then service.bat in the new \launcher 
> folder.
> 13)   Start service.
> So? Thoughts on what I might be doing wrong?
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