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Update AzuraCast

Updating AzuraCast will update both the web app itself and all of its dependencies, so you will be on the latest version of all of the supporting software.

During the update process, your stations will be briefly offline to listeners, so you should set aside a time to update and notify listeners if necessary.

For Docker Installations

Before Updating: Update Docker & Docker Compose

If it’s been quite some time since you last updated, your version of Docker and Docker Compose may be out of date, and updates may trigger errors as a result.

You can update Docker and Docker Compose using the utility script by running:

cd /var/azuracast
./ update-self
./ install-docker
./ install-docker-compose

Using the included Docker utility script, updating is as simple as running:

cd /var/azuracast
./ update-self
./ update

Automated Updates

By default, the updater will prompt you to update your docker-compose.yml file. If you aren’t making any changes to this file and want to automate the update process, you can use the command below to automatically answer “yes” to this question:

cd /var/azuracast
./ update-self
yes "" | ./ update

For Ansible Installations

AzuraCast also includes a handy updater script for Ansible installations that pulls down the latest copy of the codebase from Git, flushes the site caches and makes any necessary database updates. Run these commands as any user with sudo permissions:

cd /var/azuracast/www
sudo chmod a+x
sudo ./

Force a Full Update

Normally, the Ansible installer’s update script only updates the portion of the system that have been modified since your last update. If an update was interrupted or otherwise is causing trouble, you can force the update script to process all components, which can often fix any issues:

./ --full

Switching Update Release Channels

AzuraCast ships two different release channels (“Stable” and “Rolling Release”), which you can switch between per installation. For more information, see our Release Channels page.