The "Update Center" is the central place to keep your Sonar platform up-to-date. It allows to :
- List all installed plugins
- Check and install updates on installed plugins
- List all available plugins on the Sonar forge and install desired plugins
- Check updates on the Sonar platform
Any action in the Update Center, like updating a plugin, requires Sonar to be restarted in order to take effect. Only Sonar administrator can access the "Configuration" -> "Update Center" service.
The "Installed Plugins" tab displays the list of installed plugins and the list of System plugins. For each none System plugins, clicking on the the plugin name expand the description area to get additional information like the license, the author, the homepage of the plugin. Finally, this tab allows to uninstall a plugin by clicking on the "Uninstall" button :
This "Available Plugins" tab displays all available plugins according to the version of your Sonar platform. Those available plugins are grouped by category like "Additional Languages", "Visualization/Reporting", ... To install a new plugin, you just have to click on the "Install" button :