Ridom SeqSphere+

Update to Version 7 for Ridom SeqSphere+

Important Information

The update to version 7 requires to update the CLIENT and the SERVER software. The installations of the two updates require administration rights on the computer(s) where the client and server are running. If only the client is updated the user can only login in read-only mode until the server is updated. If only the server is updated, an old client can still login and work, but the new features are not available until the client is updated.

This page describes the update process from version 5 or 6 to version 7. If you are currently using SeqSphere+ version 4 or older, please see the specific page for updating version 4.

This major version update cannot be installed with the built-in online update function.
On Windows the update must be installed by downloading and executing the Windows installers below. The execution of the installers requires administration rights on the computer. Some of the new features are dependent on the installation of the Windows Subsystem for Linux on the SeqSphere+ client computer.
On Linux the update must be installed by replacing the installation directories with the content of the tgz archive files below.

 

Installation Steps

Installing this update requires administration rights on a Windows computer.

  1. Shutdown the SeqSphere+ server process. (On Windows use the Start menu item 'Ridom SeqSphere Server | Stop SeqSphere Service')
  2. Exit all SeqSphere+ client processes.
  3. Download the update for the SeqSphere+ SERVER from below.
  4. On Windows: Start the downloaded server update installer executable and follow the messages of the installation wizard dialog.
    On Linux: Extract the downloaded archive and use it to replace the folder of the existing installation.
  5. Start the SeqSphere+ server process again. (On Windows use the Start menu item 'Ridom SeqSphere Server | Start SeqSphere Service')
  6. Download the update for the SeqSphere+ CLIENT from below.
  7. On Windows: Start the downloaded client update installer executable and follow the messages of the installation wizard dialog.
    On Linux: Extract the downloaded archive and use it to replace the folder of the existing installation.
  8. Start the SeqSphere+ client and try to login to the server.
  9. If the client runs on Windows, the Windows authentication dialog opens when the downloaded update is installed. Confirm this dialog.
  10. Windows OS: Some of the new features (e.g., NCBI AMRFinderPlus) are dependent on the installation of the Windows Subsystem for Linux (only available for Windows 10 / Windows Server 2019).

Please use the Ridom SeqSphere+ menu 'Help | About' after the client has been updated to see the complete list of version changes.

 

Available Downloads

Choose Operating System:

Download UPDATE for Ridom SeqSphere+ CLIENT
UPDATE-RidomSeqSphere-7.0.6_(2020-05)-64bit.exe for Microsoft Windows 64-bit
RidomSeqSphere-7.0.6_(2020-05)-64bit.tgz for Linux 64-bit

Download UPDATE for Ridom SeqSphere+ SERVER
UPDATE-RidomSeqSphereSERVER-7.0.5_(2020-05)-64bit.exe for Microsoft Windows 64-bit
RidomSeqSphereSERVER-7.0.5_(2020-05)-64bit.tgz for Linux 64-bit

 

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