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Updated versions of Fishbowl are typically released several times once a year month and include new features and improvements. It only requires a few minutes to update Fishbowl and take advantage of the latest changes. Fishbowl also has the ability to push critical updates and patches in the middle of a release cycle. In this case, you will see an update window when starting the Fishbowl server.
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== Auto update {{top}} Tips==
* Major updates, such as Fishbowl 2017{{Last major version}} to {{Major version}}, require a current support contract and an updated license key.4 or higher On the latest versions of Fishbowl, the license key will display be updated automatically. Alternatively, a notification in new key can be obtained instantly by clicking [http://www.fishbowlinventory.com/support/license/ here]. Minor updates such as Fishbowl {{Major version}}.1 to {{Major version}}.2 will continue to work with the client when an update previous license key.* In most cases, backup files are not needed, however it is availablehighly recommended to create backup files. Click On the Fishbowl Server computer, double-click the '''Start C:\Program Files\Fishbowl\server\bin\backup.bat''' file to backup the reports and plugins to a folder on the desktop. To backup the MySQL database, right-click the Fishbowl Server Downloadtray icon and select ''' to complete Stop'''. After the red status dot appears on the server icon, right-click the Fishbowl Server tray icon and select '''Options'''. Then right-click the update automaticallydatabase name and select '''Backup'''. There is no need Browse to run an installer, '''C:\Program Files\Fishbowl\data\backups''' and in copy the most cases, only a few small files will recent backup file to the Desktop.* The auto update settings can be downloaded to complete customized by right-clicking the Fishbowl Server tray icon and selecting '''Options'''. <br>[[File:Auto updatesettings.png]]
[[File:Update notification.png|link=]]=Auto update==
The With the auto update can then , there is no need to run an installer, and in most cases, only a few small files will be applied downloaded to complete the next time update. [[Plugin#Update_plugins|Plugins are automatically updated]] when Fishbowl is updated to the server is restartedlatest version.
[[File:Update on restart.png|link=]] [[File:Applying # Fishbowl will display a notification in the client when an updateis available.png|link=]] The auto update settings can be customized by right-clicking the Fishbowl Server tray icon and selecting Click '''OptionsStart Server Download'''to download the update.  <br>[[File:Auto update settingsUpdate notification.gif|8000|link=]] For older versions of Fishbowl, or if the auto update fails, follow the steps below to manually update Fishbowl. == Manual update {{top}} == # Please carefully read [[Updating to 2017png]] before updating from 2016 to 2017.# In most cases, backup files are not needed, however it is highly recommended to create backup files. On the Fishbowl Server computer, double-click the '''C:\Program Files\Fishbowl\server\bin\backup.bat''' file to backup the images, reports, and plugins to a folder on the desktop. To backup the MySQL databaseAlternatively, right-click the Fishbowl Server tray icon and , select '''StopCheck For Updates'''. After the red status dot appears on the server icon, right-click the Fishbowl Server tray icon and select '''Options'''. Then right-then click the database name and select '''Backup'''. Browse to '''C:\Program Files\Update Fishbowl\data\backups''' and copy the most recent backup file to the Desktop.# To download the update onto the Fishbowl Server computer, right-click the Fishbowl Server tray icon and select '''Check For Updates'''.<br>[[File:Check version2.png]]#* If Restart the auto download fails, server by right-clicking the Fishbowl installer can be downloaded [https://www.fishbowlinventory.com/support/updates/download/ here].# Click Server tray icon and selecting '''NextExit''' to proceed through the wizard.<br>[[File:New version availableServer restart.png]]# Once Then start the Fishbowl server from the desktop or the download is complete, click '''Next'''list of programs.<br>[[File:Download CompleteServer shortcut.png]]# Select '''YesWhen the server restarts, run the update now''' and then click '''FinishYes'''to apply the updates.<br>[[File:Run Update NowApplying_update.png]]# The installer will open automatically. Click '''NextOK''' to advance through start the wizard and select '''Server with Client''' on the '''Installation Mode''' stepdatabase update.<br>[[File:Installation ModeDatabase update.png]]# Install the All client computers will update into automatically when connecting to the same directory where updated Fishbowl is currently installed.<br>[[File:Installation directory2Server.png]]# Major updates, such as Fishbowl {{Last major version}} to {{Major version}}, require a current support contract and an updated license key. On If the latest versions of Fishbowlauto update fails, a new license key will be generated automatically or a new key can be obtained instantly by clicking [http://www.fishbowlinventory.com/support/license/ here]. Minor updates such as Fishbowl {{Major version}}.1 to {{Major version}}.2 will continue to work with the previous license key.# Complete follow the instructions [[Getting_Started#1._Install_Fishbowl|installationhere]] to manually download and on install Fishbowl into the final step, select '''Run same directory where Fishbowl'''is currently installed.<br>[[File:Run FishbowlInstallation directory2.png]]# Click '''OK''' to complete the database update.<br>[[File:Database update.png]]# For most updates, client computers will update automatically when connecting to the updated Fishbowl Server.

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