How To Upgrade To A New Version Of ObjectiveFS Shared Filesystem

ObjectiveFS versions are backward and forward compatible. So, upgrading to a new version is straightforward. You can also perform rolling upgrades if you are running ObjectiveFS on multiple servers.


  1. Download and install the new version on your server

  2. Restart ObjectiveFS by unmounting and remounting your filesystem.

    $ sudo umount <mount dir>
    $ sudo mount.objectivefs <filesystem> <mount dir>


Q: Where can I get the latest versions?
A: Log in to your account and click download.

Q: How do I know which version I have installed?
A: Run mount.objectivefs” and the version number is printed on the first line of the output.

Q: Do I need to update all my mounts at the same time?
A: No, ObjectiveFS is backward and forward compatible with previous releases. You can do a rolling upgrade.


by ObjectiveFS staff, Oct 5, 2022
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