Upgrading Concourse 3.13.x to v5.5.8 with BOSH
This guide provides a high-level overview of upgrading a Concourse deployment using BOSH, including command requirements and common errors.
Notes about breaking changes and other information can be found in the release notes.
This is a guide to upgrading Concourse through BOSH, using the BOSH CLI v2 command
The BOSH CLI must be installed before following the rest of this guide. For steps to install the BOSH CLI, see the BOSH documentation.
Important information before you begin
You must only backup or upgrade a working Concourse deployment. Before upgrading, fix any issues in your Concourse deployment. This is necessary to ensure your backup files are valid, and to prevent problems occurring during the upgrade procedure.
For more information, see Checking the health and status of your deployments.
This guide is made up of three main sections:
- Backup Concourse with BOSH Backup and Restore (BBR)
- Upgrade Concourse and dependencies
- Validate your new deployment
When you are ready to begin, follow the steps in Backup and Restore Concourse with BBR.