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    Upgrading Network Director

    You can upgrade Network Director from Release 2.0, 2.5R1, or 2.5R2 to Network Director Release 3.0. For instructions on upgrading to Network Director Release 2.0, 2.5R1, or 2.5R2 respectively, see Network Director Release 2.0 Quick Start Guide , Network Director Release 2.5R1 Quick Start Guide, or Network Director Release 2.5R2 Quick Start Guide.

    After resynchronizing device configuration (in Network Director), some of the profiles generated by Network Director are in unassigned state. To remove these profiles you must check the option Purge unassigned system profiles after resynchronizing configuration in System Preference page. However, while performing an upgrade to Network Director 2.5, the profiles that are in unassigned state cannot be removed by checking this option.

    Before you start the upgrade, ensure that you have:

    To upgrade Network Director from the Administration > Applications display of Junos Space:

    1. Select Network Director from the list of installed applications and click Upgrade Application from the Actions menu.
    2. In the Upgrade Application page, click either Upload via HTTP or Upload via SCP and navigate to the location where you stored the Network Director image.

      To upload Network Director by using HTTP:

      1. Click Upload via HTTP to open the dialog box.
      2. Navigate to the local location where the Network Director image is stored.
      3. Select the image file and click Open to load the path.
      4. Click Upload to load the image file into Junos Space.

      To upload Network Director by using SCP:

      1. Click Upload via SCP to open the Upload dialog box.
      2. Enter the Secure Copy credentials to upload the Network Director image from a remote server to Junos Space.
        • Enter the username.
        • Enter the password and reenter the password in the Confirm Password field.
        • Enter the host IP address.
        • Enter the local path name of the Network Director application file.
      3. Click Upload to load the image file into Junos Space.
    3. Click OK to skip viewing the job results.
    4. Select Network Director and click Upgrade.

      You can check the Job Status page to see the progress of the upgrade job. Once the upgrade completes, Network Director appears on the Applications inventory page. The new or upgraded application also appears in the Application Chooser (at the upper-left corner).

    5. Download the DMI schemas for devices that require a later schema, and upload the schema to the Junos Space. For more details, see Uploading DMI Schemas.
    6. To work on Network Director, select Network Director from the Applications list in the upper left corner above the Tasks tree.

      Network Director starts in the browser window. The default view is the Dashboard View. Use the View selector on the top banner to navigate to the other views—Logical View, Location View, Device View, Topology View, Custom Group View, or the Datacenter View.

    7. Bookmark this page in your browser for future use.

      You can use the bookmarked URL to log in to Network Director without logging in to Junos Space first.

    Modified: 2016-12-16