How to properly update dokku plugin.

How do I properly update dokku plugin? Do I also have to kill/recreate/rerun the docker container?

The thing is that dokku-mongodb plugin has recently added ability to create database dump, and I want to use this new option, but my current plugin version doesn’t allow this.

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This question was answered by @milkmedia:

You just need to cd /var/lib/dokku/plugins and the plugin directory and—assuming you installed the plugin with git—do git pull then run dokku plugins-install again.

It shouldn’t harm your instances, but I strongly advise you backup all your data first.

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