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Installation and Upgrade Instructions

Before you begin to install Network Director Release 3.1, ensure the following:

  • The Junos Space Network Management Platform is of the required release number with the latest patch installed. For more information about the software requirements for Junos Space Network Management Platform, see Junos Space Network Management Platform Requirements .

    Note: If you have installed Network Director Release 3.1 Beta on the same Junos Space appliance, then you must uninstall it before installing Network Director Release 3.1.

  • Network Director cannot be installed on a system that has Connectivity Services Director or Edge Services Director already installed. Uninstall Connectivity Services Director or Edge Services Director before you install Network Director on your system.

You must complete the tasks in the prescribed order for installation or upgrade of Network Director. Use the following table to determine the prescribed order of tasks for your installation or upgrade.

Upgrade or Installation

Steps to be Performed

New installation—Network Director

  1. Install or upgrade to a supported release of Network Management Platform. See Junos Space Network Management Platform Requirements to know the supported Network Management Platform version.
  2. Install Network Director Release 3.1. For detailed steps, see Installing Network Director.

    After the installation is complete, the system lists Network Director in the list of installed applications.

Upgrade from earlier releases of Network Director—Network Director Release 3.1

  1. Upgrade to a supported release of Network Management Platform. See Junos Space Network Management Platform Requirements to know the supported Network Management Platform version.
  2. Ensure that you have Network Director Release 2.0, 2.5R1, or 2.5R2 running. You can upgrade to Release 3.1 only from one of these releases.

    Note:

  3. Download and install the Junos Space Platform 15.2R2 patch from the Download Software page.
  4. Back up the Junos Space Platform and Junos Space Application data from the Junos Space nodes by executing the backup script that is part of the Junos Space Platform 15.2R2 patch.
  5. Install Junos Space Platform Release 16.1R1 on a standalone node or on the first node of the fabric and restore backed up data.
  6. Configure device communication to ensure that discovered devices can communicate with the Junos Space server.
  7. Install Network Director Release 3.1.

    For detailed instructions on installing Network Director, see Network Director Quick Start Guide.

Modified: 2018-02-01