Upgrading

If your version of dokku is pre 0.3.0 (check with dokku version), we recommend a fresh install on a new server.

Migration Guides

Before upgrading, check the migration guides to get comfortable with new features and prepare your deployment to be upgraded.

Upgrade Instructions

If dokku was installed via apt-get install dokku or bootstrap.sh (most common), upgrade with:

sudo apt-get update
dokku apps
dokku ps:stop <app> # repeat to shut down each running app
sudo apt-get install -qq -y dokku herokuish
dokku ps:rebuildall # restart all applications

Upgrade From Source

If you installed dokku from source (less common), upgrade with:

dokku apps
dokku ps:stop <app> # repeat to shut down each running app
cd ~/dokku
git pull --tags origin master

# continue to install from source
sudo DOKKU_BRANCH=master make install

# upgrade to debian package-based installation
sudo make install
dokku ps:rebuildall # restart all applications

To upgrade herokuish from source, upgrade with:

cd /tmp
git clone https://github.com/gliderlabs/herokuish.git
cd herokuish
git pull origin master
IMAGE_NAME=gliderlabs/herokuish BUILD_TAG=latest VERSION=master make -e build-in-docker
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