This topic explains how to update Concourse component VM stemcells separately from updating Concourse itself.
The preferred stemcell version for Concourse v5.5.8 is Ubuntu Xenial Xenial 621.x.
You can check your stemcell versions by running the command
Download the latest Xenial 621.x stemcell for your IaaS as follows:
- Browse to Stemcells for Ops Manager (Ubuntu Xenial) on VMware Tanzu Network.
- Select and download the latest Xenial 250.x stemcell version for your IaaS.
Upload the stemcell to the BOSH director by running the the following command:Where
bosh upload-stemcell PATH-TO-FILE
PATH-TO-FILEis the local path to the stemcell you downloaded.
Edit your Concourse manifest
cluster/concourse.ymlto target the stemcell version that you downloaded. By default, the Concourse manifest targets the
lateststemcell as follows:
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... stemcells: - alias: xenial os: ubuntu-xenial version: latest ...
To target a specific stemcell version, modify the
version:setting as follows:Where
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... stemcells: - alias: xenial os: ubuntu-xenial version: TARGET-VERSION ...
TARGET-VERSIONis the version number of the uploaded stemcell, without quotes. For example,
Trigger an update by running your Concourse deploy script.
After Concourse has re-deployed, all Concourse VMs should be running the new stemcell version.