These instructions cover how to update existing installations to EZproxy 6.1. These instructions are valid to update from any version of EZproxy to this release. This process will preserve all existing configuration files.
EZproxy 6.1 requires users to obtain a WSKey to run the software, as the license keys from previous versions of EZproxy will not work in EZproxy 6.1. Before downloading EZproxy, please request your WSKey. To request and obtain a Key, please see How to Request a WSKey.
If you have already obtained a WSKey for any EZproxy V6.x, you can use this same WSKey to upgrade to the newest version.
in the Open: box, then clicking OK.
rename ezproxy-windows.exe ezproxy.exe
You will see messages confirming that EZproxy has been stopped and is no longer installed as a service.
rename ezproxy.msg messages.txt
substituting your complete key for 123456789101112. If you are updating from EZproxy V6.0.8 or newer, you will not need to re-enter your WSKey to update.
ezproxy -k 123456789101112
b. If you run EZproxy as a service, start it with the command:
This command will cause EZproxy to automatically start when you reboot your server. See Configure EZproxy to Run as a Windows Service for more information.
This page last revised: September 1, 2015