Appendix C. Upgrade the Tungsten Dashboard


C.1. Manually Updating the Tungsten Dashboard Software

Manually Download and Upgrade the Tungsten Dashboard Software


Please change the example values below to match your specific environment.

As user tungsten, download the software using the temporary URL provided by Continuent, or login to the web download portal to obtain the software (, then copy the updated application files to the web root directory, overwriting the existing ones:

shell> sudo su - tungsten
shell> wget -O tungsten-dashboard-1.0.0-123.tar.gz 'TEMP_URL_PROVIDED_BY_CONTINUENT'
shell> tar xvzf tungsten-dashboard-1.0.0-123.tar.gz
shell> cd tungsten-dashboard-1.0.0-123
shell> rsync -a html/ /volumes/data/www/tungsten/html/


Your config.php will NOT be overwritten. The software package contains only config.php.sample, so there is no risk of affecting your settings during an upgrade.

C.2. Self-Updating the Tungsten Dashboard Software

Automatically Download and Upgrade the Tungsten Dashboard Software

Version Support: 1.0.9

This feature was first introduced in Tungsten Dashboard version 1.0.9-61


Figure C.1. Tungsten Dashboard Self-Update Menu Option

Tungsten Dashboard Self-Update Menu Option

You may see a No Update Available message like this:

Figure C.2. Tungsten Dashboard No Update Available

Tungsten Dashboard No Update Available

You may also see a New Version Available message like this:

Figure C.3. Tungsten Dashboard Self-Update Form

Tungsten Dashboard Self-Update Form

  • Click the "Update Now" button to invoke the upgrade. There is no confirmation prompt, the upgrade begins immediately.

  • When the upgrade is complete, simply refresh the page fully to get the new version.

  • You may need to clear cache and refresh the page again to ensure the latest scripts and styles are loaded properly.

Figure C.4. Tungsten Dashboard Self-Update Success

Tungsten Dashboard Self-Update Success