Upgrading UFM-SDN Appliance Software

NVIDIA UFM-SDN Appliance User Manual v4.9.0

The following figures describe various upgrade scenarios.

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UFM-SDN Appliance Standalone Upgrade Flow

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UFM-SDN Appliance High Availability Out-Of-Service Upgrade Flow

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UFM-SDN Appliance High Availability External UFM-SM In-Service Upgrade Flow

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To upgrade UFM-SDN Appliance software on your system:

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Obtain the available image (.img file) and place it on either a USB storage device or an ftp/scp server and follow the steps below.

  1. Stop UFM.

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    ufm-appliance [ mgmt-ha-active ] (config) # no ufm start

    Alternatively, if external UFM-SM is available, run:

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    ufm-appliance [ mgmt-ha-active ] (config) # ufm safe-stop

  2. Fetch the new software image.

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    ufm-appliance [ mgmt-ha-active ] (config) # image fetch scp://<username>@192.168.10.125/var/www/html/<image_name> Password ****** 100.0%[############################################################]

  3. Install the new image. null
  4. Set next boot location as the other slot.

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    ufm-appliance [ mgmt-ha-active ] (config) # image boot next

  5. Save configuration. Run:

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    ufm-appliance [ mgmt-ha-active ] (config) # configuration write

  6. Reload UFM-SDN Appliance.

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    ufm-appliance [ mgmt-ha-active ] (config) # reload

  7. Start UFM.

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    ufm-appliance [ mgmt-ha-active ] (config) # ufm start

  1. Run on both master and standby:

    1. Fetch the new software image. Run:

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      ufm-appliance [ mgmt-ha-active ] (config) # image fetch <download URL>

    2. Install the new image. Run:

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      ufm-appliance [ mgmt-ha-active ] (config) # image install <image name>

    3. Set next boot location as the other slot. Run:

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      ufm-appliance [ mgmt-ha-active ] (config) # image boot next

    4. Save the configuration changes. Run:

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      ufm-appliance [ mgmt-ha-active ] (config) # configuration write

  2. Reload the standby UFM-SDN Appliance. Run:

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    ufm-appliance [ ha-standby ] (config) # reload

  3. Once the standby is up and running, reload the master UFM-SDN Appliance. Run:

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    ufm-appliance [ mgmt-ha-active ] (config) # reload

    As a result, a failover will occur from the master node to the standby node.

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