OpenFire:Upgrading Download from http://www.igniterealtime.org/downloads/index.jsp
Extract to a temporaty folder
Rename containing folder and move it to /usr/local
Patch openfire-3.7.0/conf/openfire.xml from the old one
Copy plugins from old plugins folder to new plugins folder.
Actually - this caused the server to fail to start, so it might be better to start the server without plugins, and re-instal them later.
Copy security certificates from old resources/security folder to new resources/security folder
Re-point sym-link /usr/local/openfire