Installing the latest DataStax Enterprise 6.7.x patch release

How to install the most recent DSE 6.7.x patch release.

The latest version of DataStax Enterprise is 6.7.2.

To view the available patch releases for DataStax Enterprise 6.7, see the 6.7 Release Notes.

Installing the latest 6.7.x patch release (6.7.2) from the RHEL packages

  1. If needed, add the DataStax Yum repository and enable signature verification and enable signature verification.
  2. Install DataStax Enterprise package.
    For example:
    sudo yum install dse-full

Installing the latest 6.7.x patch release (6.7.2) from the Debian packages

  1. If needed, add the DataStax repository file and key.
  2. Install the latest version (6.7.2):
    sudo apt-get install dse-full

Installing the latest 6.7.x patch release (6.7.2) from the binary tarball

When installing from the binary tarball, you can either download the tarball and then extract the files, or use curl.

  • Download and extract the latest DSE patch release (6.7.2):
    1. Using your Your DataStax Academy registration email address and Downloads Key or Profile Name and password, download the tarball from Download DataStax Enterprise into the current directory.
    2. Extract the files:
      tar -xzvf dse-6.7.2-bin.tar.gz
  • Use curl to install the latest DSE patch release (6.7.2):
    CAUTION: If you choose this method, your password is retained in the shell history. To avoid this security issue, DataStax recommends using curl with the --netrc or --netrc-file option.
    Use the following curl command to download and install the latest DSE patch release (6.7.2):
    curl --user DSA_email_address:downloads_key -L https://downloads.datastax.com/enterprise/dse.tar.gz | tar xz

    where DSA_email_address and downloads_key are your DataStax Academy email address and My Downloads Key. Depending on your environment, you might need to replace @ in your email address with %40 and escape any character in your password that is used in your operating system's command line. Examples: \! and \|.

    For backward compatibility, you can use your DataStax Academy Profile Name and password instead of your email address and Downloads Key.