Upgrade NetQ Agents

Upgrading the NetQ Agents is optional, but recommended.

Upgrade NetQ Agent

To upgrade the NetQ Agent:

  1. Log in to your switch or host.

  2. Update and install the new NetQ Debian package.

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install -y netq-agent
    
    sudo yum update
    sudo yum install netq-agent
    
  3. Restart the NetQ Agent with the following command. The NetQ CLI must be installed for the command to run successfully.

    netq config restart agent
    

Refer to Install NetQ Agents to complete the upgrade.

Verify NetQ Agent Version

You can verify the version of the agent software you have deployed as described in the following sections.

Run the following command to view the NetQ Agent version.

cumulus@switch:~$ dpkg-query -W -f '${Package}\t${Version}\n' netq-agent

You should see version 4.3.0 and update 39 in the results.

  • Cumulus Linux 3.7.x
    • netq-agent_4.3.0-cl3u39~1659220095.34aa65d_armel.deb
    • netq-agent_4.3.0-cl3u39~1659297480.34aa65d_amd64.deb
  • Cumulus Linux 4.0.0 and later
    • netq-agent_4.3.0-cl4u39~1659301100.34aa65d5_armel.deb
    • netq-agent_4.3.0-cl4u39~1659297587.34aa65d5_amd64.deb

root@ubuntu:~# dpkg-query -W -f '${Package}\t${Version}\n' netq-agent

You should see version 4.3.0 and update 39 in the results.

  • netq-agent_4.3.0-ub18.04u39~1659297239.34aa65d_amd64.deb
root@rhel7:~# rpm -q -netq-agent

You should see version 4.3.0 and update 39 in the results.

  • netq-agent-4.3.0-rh7u39~1659299230.34aa65d.x86_64.rpm

If you see an older version, upgrade the NetQ Agent, as described above.