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Upgrading the Junos Space Network Management Platform and Application

 

You can upgrade the Junos Space Platform and the application on both the active and the passive sites simultaneously, as both the sites are in standalone mode.

To upgrade the Junos Space Network Management Platform:

  1. Login to the Junos Space Network Management Platform.

    The dashboard appears.

  2. Upload the software image to the active site (log: 2a on active site VIP node).
    1. Select Network Management Platform from the Applications drop-down menu.
    2. Click Upgrade.

      The upgrade window appears.

    3. Upload the image.

      Note

      The system takes approximately 5 minutes to upload the new image. Enter the following command in a separate shell prompt at each node of current active site to check the logs for errors.

      $tailf /var/log/install.log

  3. Upgrade the Junos Space software at the active site.

    Reboot occurs as part of post upgrade (log: 2a & 2b on active site and standby site VIP node).

    Time taken: 1-1.5 hours.

    1. Select Network Management Platform > Administration > Application > Network Management Platform.
    2. Click Upgrade.

      The upgrade window appears.

    3. In the Upload Platform menu, select the specific row and click Upgrade.

      The maintenance mode screen displays the upgrade progress. The reboot screen appears, once the upgrade is completed.

      Time taken: 1-1.5 hours.

      Note

      Type the following command in the separate shell prompt on each node of current active site to check the error logs.

      $tailf /var/log/install.log .

      Note

      Type the following command in a separate shell prompt at each node on the standby site to check the upgrade progress.

      $tailf /var/jmp_ugrade/slave/log/ 171R1_172R1.log

    4. Click Reboot.

      The nodes starts to reboot.

      Note

      Execute the following command to check the log 3b for boot to complete.

      $tail -f /tmp/systemStartup.log

      Log Example:

      2018/03/07 10:05:51.207 Appmgt is now deploying ... [ 9 of 9 ] 2018/03/07 10:05:57.607 Appmgt

  4. Upload the Junos Space application in active and the standby site.

    Time taken: 5 minutes.
    1. Select Network Management Platform > Administration > Application ><application-name>> Upgrade > Action.
    2. Click Upload.

      The upload window appears.

    3. Upload the selected Junos Space application.Note

      Enter the following command in the separate shell prompt on each node of current active site to check the logs for errors.

      $tailf /var/log/install.log

  5. Upgrade the Junos Space application in the active and standby site (log: 2a on active site VIP node).

    Time taken: 5 minutes.
    1. Select Network Management Platform > Administration > Application ><application-name>> Upgrade > Action.
    2. Click Upgrade.

      The Upgrade window appears.

    3. In the Upgrade Platform menu, select the specific row and click Upgrade.

      The maintenance mode screen displays the upgrade progress. The reboot screen appears, once the upgrade is completed.

      Note

      Enter the following command in a separate shell prompt on each node of current active site to check the logs for error.

      $tailf /var/log/install.log

    4. Select Network Management Platform > Administration > Application.

      The Application window displays the expected upgrade version.

    Figure 1 displays the upgrade version.

    Figure 1: Upgrade Version Verification
    Upgrade Version Verification