Upgrading from an Earlier PXF 6 Release

If you have installed a PXF 6.x rpm or deb package and have configured and are using PXF in your current Greenplum Database 5.21.2+ or 6.x installation, you must perform some upgrade actions when you install a new version of PXF 6.

The PXF upgrade procedure has two parts. You perform one procedure before, and one procedure after, you install a new version to upgrade PXF:

Step 1: Perform the PXF Pre-Upgrade Actions

Perform this procedure before you upgrade to a new version of PXF 6:

  1. Log in to the Greenplum Database master node. For example:

    $ ssh gpadmin@<gpmaster>
    
  2. Identify and note the version of PXF currently running in your Greenplum cluster:

    gpadmin@gpmaster$ pxf version
    
  3. next step

  4. Stop PXF on each Greenplum host as described in Stopping PXF.

  5. Install the new version of PXF, identify and note the new PXF version number, and then continue your PXF upgrade with Step 2: Complete the Upgrade to a Newere PXF 6.

Step 2: Completing the Upgrade to a Newer PXF 6

After you install the new version of PXF, perform the following procedure:

  1. Log in to the Greenplum Database master node. For example:

    $ ssh gpadmin@<gpmaster>
    
  2. next step

  3. next step

  4. Synchronize the PXF configuration from the master host to the standby master and each Greenplum Database segment host. For example:

    gpadmin@gpmaster$ pxf cluster sync
    
  5. Start PXF on each Greenplum host as described in Starting PXF.