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The Update Center is the place for keeping the Sonar SonarQubeTM platform up to date. It allows to:

  • List already installed plugins
  • Check and install plugin updates
  • List available plugins and install new ones
  • Check Sonar SonarQubeTM platform updates

To take effect, most actions taken in the Update Center (updating a plugin...) will require Sonar the SonarQubeTM server to be restarted. The Update Center is only accessible to administratorSystem Administrators: Settings > System > Update Center.


This tab displays the list of installed plugins and the list of system plugins. System plugins are the one ones that are built in Sonar SonarQubeTM core. They cannot be updated nor uninstalled. Non-system plugins can be uninstalled by clicking on the 'Uninstall' button:

Available Plugins

This tab displays available plugins for your Sonar SonarQubeTM version. They are grouped by category such as 'Additional Languages', 'Visualization/Reporting', etc. and can be installed by a simple click on 'Install':


System Updates

This tab shows new version versions available for Sonar and path to SonarQubeTM and steps of migration in terms of plugins update plugin updates (plugins need to be upgraded, uninstalled, etc.) to the new version of SonarSonarQubeTM. Installation of the new Sonar SonarQubeTM version is manual.

Pending Operations

When taking an action in the update center (installing, updating or uninstalling a plugin), a yellow area appears on each tab. The area contains pending operations that will be executed when restarting Sonarthe server. Pending operations can be canceled until Sonar the server is restarted:

Using the Update Center behind a Proxy

Update Center uses HTTP connection to external servers to provide these services. If Sonar SonarQubeTM is located behind a proxy, additional information must be provided in the 'SONAR_HOME/conf/' configuration file:

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