Upgrade RStudio Connect#
Upgrading RStudio Connect requires limited downtime (typically less than 10 minutes).
- During the upgrade, the RStudio Connect service is restarted.
- Scheduled document renders are not interrupted.
- Connections to running applications and APIs are closed.
- Users can be prompted with a warning ahead of an upgrade using System Messages.
New features, deprecations, and breaking changes are announced on the RStudio Blog for each version release. When performing an upgrade from a much older version of RStudio Connect, it is recommended that you review the detailed Release Notes.
Download and run the script#
To perform an upgrade, download and run the same script used to install RStudio Connect. The script installs a new version of RStudio Connect on top of the earlier one. Existing configuration settings are respected unless otherwise mentioned in the release notes.
The installation script must be run by a privileged user or a user with
To update RStudio Connect, download and run the installation/upgrade script:
$ curl -Lo rsc-installer.sh https://cdn.rstudio.com/connect/installer/installer-v1.9.1.sh $ sudo -E bash ./rsc-installer.sh 1.8.8
More information about the script can be found here.
Additional upgrade information#
Learn more about performing RStudio Connect upgrades in the Admin Guide.