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Installation and Upgrade Instructions


Before you install Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1, ensure that the Junos Space Network Management Platform is of the required release number with the latest patch installed.

Note: We recommend that you restart the JBoss server after you install Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1.

The software image for Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1 enables you to install the Connectivity Services Director application. Also, Network Activate, Transport Activate, OAM Insight, and Sync Design are installed and presented in the same look-and-feel as the Services Activation Director GUI, after you install Connectivity Services Director. The Representational State Transfer (REST) APIs for Connectivity Services Director are installed along with the GUI.

When you install Connectivity Services Director, the single application package installs the capabilities for configuring network services, such as point-to-point, Layer 3 VPN, and VPLS; configuring MPLS and RSVP label-switched path (LSP) services; configuring Precision Time Protocol (PTP) and synchronous Ethernet services; configuring the Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM ) functionality; and configuring CoS profiles. For Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1, you can also access the Services Activation Director GUI to launch workspaces to configure functionalities that are not available in the Connectivity Services Director GUI. You need not separately install the different applications, such as Network Activate or Transport Activate, based on your deployment needs and device models to be managed, on a JA2500 Junos Space Appliance or a Junos Space Virtual Appliance that satisfies the hardware requirements.

New Installation Instructions for Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1

Before you start the installation, ensure the following:

  • Junos Space Platform Release 15.2R2v11 must be running before you begin to install Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1. See [xref target has no title] for instructions on installing Junos Space Platform hot patch release 15.2R2.
  • Connectivity Services Director is supported on a JA2500 Junos Space Appliance or a Junos Space Virtual Appliance that meets the hardware requirements specified in the Junos Space documentation. The Junos Space Appliance that suits your requirement is determined by the number of devices you plan to manage by using the network management application.
  • Network Director or Edge Services Director cannot be installed on the same system as Connectivity Services Director. Uninstall Network Director or Edge Services Director before you install Connectivity Services Director on your system.
  • When you back up the database of a Junos Space Appliance by using the Junos Space Network Application Platform database backup-and-restore facility, all the data maintained by the Junos Space Platform and installed Junos Space applications on the appliance is backed up. If your appliance contains a Junos Space application, such as Service Now, that you do not want to use in your network after upgrading to a different version of Junos Space Platform, you must ensure that you uninstall the application before you perform a backup. This is required because all the backed-up-data is restored when you use the restore utility to reapply the data after an upgrade operation. As a result, if your device was previously installed with a Junos Space application that you have not reinstalled after upgrading Junos Space Platform, restoring the backed up data causes undefined behavior because the backup in such a scenario also contains data of applications that you have not reinstalled.
  • A prescribed order is always required for the installation or upgrade of Connectivity Services Director.

To perform a new installation of Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1:

  1. Install Junos Space Platform Release 15.2R2.

    Note: If your device is running a Junos Space Platform Release earlier than Release 15.2R2, you must first upgrade to Release 15.2R2.

  2. Install Junos Space Platform hot patch release 15.2R2 v11. See [xref target has no title] for instructions on installing Junos Space Platform hot patch release 15.2R2 v11.
  3. Install Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1.
  4. Restart the JBoss server.

    The Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1 is installed.

Upgrading from Connectivity Services Director Release 2.0R2, 2.0R3, 2.0R4, or 2.0R5 to Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1

Before you start the upgrade, ensure that you have:

To upgrade from Connectivity Services Director Release 2.0R2, 2.0R3, 2.0R4, or 2.0R5 to Release 2.1R1:

  1. Install Junos Space Platform hot patch release 15.2R2 v11. See [xref target has no title] for instructions on installing Junos Space Platform hot patch release 15.2R2 v11.
  2. Upgrade Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1.
  3. Restart the JBoss server for the monitoring and fault features to work properly in standalone and cluster setups.

Upgrading from Connectivity Services Director Release 1.0R1 or Release 1.0R2 to Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1

Before you start the upgrade, ensure that you have:

  • Disabled monitoring for all categories on the Monitoring tab of the Preferences page. For more details, see Disabling Data Collection for Monitors.
  • Junos Space Platform Release 15.2R2 running on your appliance. If your appliance is running an unsupported release of Junos Space, you must upgrade Junos Space before installing Connectivity Services Director. See [xref target has no title] for instructions on installing Junos Space Platform hot patch release 15.2R2.
  • Downloaded the Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1 software image to the hard disk or to an SCP server. The Connectivity Services Director software images are located at http://www.juniper.net/support/downloads/space.html .

To upgrade from Connectivity Services Director Release 1.0R1 or 1.0R2 to Release 2.1R1:

  1. Back up the Junos Space Platform database.
  2. If you are running a version of Junos Space Platform earlier than Release 15.2R2, uninstall Red Hat Package Manager.

    You can uninstall the Red Hat Package Manager manually, or you can run the uninstall_rpm.sh script to uninstall the Red Hat Package Manager.

    For more information about uninstalling the Red Hat Package Manager manually, see [xref target has no title] .

    For more information about the script, contact the Juniper Networks Technical Assistance Center.

  3. Upgrade Junos Space Platform to Release 15.2R2.

    Note: You must not reboot Junos Space Platform on the Maintenance Mode Options page.

  4. Install Red Hat Package Manager.

    You can install the Red Hat Package Manager manually, or you can run the install_rpm.sh script to install the Red Hat Package Manager.

    For more information about installing the Red Hat Package Manager manually, see [xref target has no title] .

    For more information about the script, contact the Juniper Networks Technical Assistance Center.

  5. Reboot Junos Space Platform on the Maintenance Mode Options page.
  6. Install Junos Space Platform hot patch release 15.2R2 v11. See [xref target has no title] for instructions on installing Junos Space Platform hot patch release 15.2R2 v11.
  7. Upgrade Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1.
  8. Restart the JBoss server for the monitoring and fault features to work properly in standalone and cluster setups.

Upgrading from Services Activation Director Release 14.3R3 to Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1

Note: We support migration only from Services Activation Director Release 14.3R3 running on Junos Space Platform Release 14.1R3.4. If you are running a version of Network Activate, Transport Activate, OAM Insight, or Sync Design earlier than 14.3R3, you must first upgrade to 14.3R3 or later before you can upgrade to Connectivity Services Director 2.1R1.

To upgrade from Network Activate Release 14.3R3, Transport Activate 14.3R3, OAM Insight 14.3R3 and Sync Design 14.3R3 to Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1:

  1. Back up the Junos Space Platform database.
  2. Upgrade Junos Space Platform to Release 15.1R1.
  3. Reboot Junos Space Platform on the Maintenance Mode Options page.
  4. Uninstall Red Hat Package Manager.

    You can uninstall the Red Hat Package Manager manually, or you can run the uninstall_rpm.sh script to uninstall the Red Hat Package Manager.

    For more information about uninstalling the Red Hat Package Manager manually, see [xref target has no title] .

    For more information about the script, contact the Juniper Networks Technical Assistance Center.

  5. Upgrade Junos Space Platform to Release 15.2R2.

    Note: You must not reboot Junos Space Platform on the Maintenance Mode Options page.

  6. Install Red Hat Package Manager.

    You can install the Red Hat Package Manager manually, or you can run the install_rpm.sh script to install the Red Hat Package Manager.

    For more information about installing the Red Hat Package Manager manually, see [xref target has no title] .

    For more information about the script, contact the Juniper Networks Technical Assistance Center.

  7. Reboot Junos Space Platform on the Maintenance Mode Options page.
  8. Install Junos Space Platform hot patch release 15.2R2 v11. See [xref target has no title] for instructions on installing Junos Space Platform hot patch release 15.2R2 v11.
  9. Install Connectivity Services Director Release 2.1R1.
  10. Uninstall other applications (such as Junos Space QoS Design or Junos Space Transport Activate) as needed before you uninstall Network Activate.
  11. Uninstall NetworkAppsApi.
  12. Uninstall Network Activate.
  13. Restart the JBoss server.

    Note: QoS Design cannot be installed on the same system as Connectivity Services Director. After the uninstallation of the legacy applications, such as Network Activate 14.3R1, Transport Activate 14.3R1, Sync Design 14.3R1, or OAM Insight 14.3R1, wait until the applications are removed from the Applications page of the Junos Space Platform application. After all the applications are uninstalled, restart the JBoss server. Connectivity Services Director does not work correctly if the JBoss server is not rebooted.

Modified: 2017-08-04