Install cloud server software on your hosts, so that you can run cloud servers with this software version.
You must have the InstallUpdateSoftware and AlterCloud privileges.
The cloud server software must be added to the cloud.
A host can support multiple versions of cloud server and database software. For example, suppose that all of your cloud servers are version 17 because most of your tenant databases are also version 17. However, you have one version 12 tenant database that must run on a version 12 cloud server. In this case, install a version 12 cloud server software package and use it to create a version 12 cloud server for this tenant database.
Reduce the length of time required to install the cloud server software by running the CopyCloudSoftware task to create copies of the cloud server software on multiple hosts.
The cloud server software is installed on the host, and is available for use. Existing cloud servers are not changed.
Create a cloud server using the newly installed software. By default, newly created servers run the most recently installed cloud server software.
Change the software version of the existing cloud servers to use the newly installed software.