Updating the VMP Server
If you have previously installed the VMP Server, you can use the
VMP setup file
to upgrade your installation to the latest version.
Note: For best results, save a backup of the contents of the folder in which the VMP Server is installed
(by default, this is \Program Files\Vocera), and save a copy of the WICMASTER
If you are using an SSL connection, the VMP Server
must validate the SSL certificate
using the existing Windows mechanisms. See SSL Certificate Validation
for more details.
Stop the Vocera Data Exchange service. See Starting and Stopping the VMP Server
for details on how to do this.
Execute the updated VMP
setup file on the VMP
In the Welcome screen, click Next.
Accept the License Agreement, and click
In the Software Type dialog, select VMP Server
and Administrator, and click Next.
Accept the existing Destination Folder and click
In the Create VMP Database Wizard dialog, do the
Ensure that the SQL Server field contains the SQL instance name that the VMP Server is using.
Select the Sql Server Authentication radio button.
Enter the server authentication Login and
Note: For details about the SQL Server requirements, see
the Vocera Messaging Platform Server Sizing Guide.
Click OK to confirm that the existing database will be
The database wizard now enables you to change the SQL login names that VMP uses. You do not normally need to change these login names.
The installer will upgrade the VMP databases on the SQL
server. When the script is complete, click OK.
If the VMP Enterprise Manager opens after the database
script is complete, close the application to complete the installation process. Click
Finish to close the installer.
Restart the server.
The VMP Server is now
updated. Confirm a good installation by opening a supported Web browser and pointing to the server URL. If VMP is installed correctly,
the VMP Web Console opens.