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Upgrading an HA Deployment with an Offboard ISCSI /store/ariel Partition

 

Upgrade a JSA deployment with an iSCSI /store/ariel offboard partition to JSA 7.3.1 by performing the following procedure:

  1. Remove the HA pair.Note

    For information about disconnecting an HA cluster, see the Juniper Secure Analytics High Availability Guide.

  2. Confirm that the order of the mount points in the /etc/fstab file the primary and secondary hosts is as follows:
    1. /store

    2. /store/ariel

    3. /store/tmp

    4. /store/transient

    Restart the hosts if you made changes to the /etc/fstab file.

  3. Ensure that the /store/ariel partition is mounted on the primary host and unmounted on the secondary host.
  4. Mount the JSA 7.3.1 ISO on the primary and secondary hosts by typing the following command:

    mount -o loop <JSA_7.3.1.iso> /media/cdrom

  5. Upgrade the primary host by typing the following command:

    /media/cdrom/setup

  6. The upgrade fails after the initial restart. A message prompts you to remount the /store/ariel partition correctly.

    Refer to the original fstab information in the /storetmp/upgrade/original_fstab file to update the entry correctly in the /etc/fstab file.

  7. Copy the /store/ariel line from /storetmp/upgrade/original_fstab, and then overwrite the current /store/ariel line in /etc/fstab.
  8. Add the initiator name back on the primary host.
  9. Restart iscsi by typing the following command:

    systemctl restart iscsi

  10. Connect the ISCSI server.
  11. Mount the /store/ariel partition by typing the following command:

    mount /store/ariel

  12. Continue the upgrade by typing the following command:

    /root/complete_upgrade.sh

  13. After the upgrade on the primary host finishes, copy the following file from the primary host to the detached offboard storage secondary host by typing the following command as one line:

    scp /opt/qradar/conf/capabilities/map_localhost_interfaces.txt.bak root@<secondary_ip>:/opt/qradar/ha/map_localhost_interfaces.txt

  14. After the secondary upgrade finishes, complete the following steps on the secondary host:
    1. Ensure that the /store/ariel entry in the /etc/fstab file is identical on the primary and secondary hosts.

    2. Add the initiator name back to the secondary host.

    3. Restart iSCSI by typing the following command:

      systemctl restart iscsi

    4. Connect the iSCSI server.

  15. Reconnect the HA pair through the UI of the primary host.