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Upgrading Security Director

 

You can upgrade from a previous Security Director release to the latest Security Director release.

Before You Begin

  • If you are upgrading from a previous version of Security Director, clear your browser cache before accessing the Security Director user interface.

  • Back up Junos Space Security Director Release that you want to upgrade. You must take the backup before upgrading Junos Space Network Management Platform. Backing up the Junos Space Network Management Platform database before the upgrade helps you to recover the data if the upgrade fails. See Backing Up the Junos Space Network Management Platform Database.

  • You must upgrade to the supported Junos Space Network Management Platform Release, before you upgrade the Security Director, Log Director, and Security Director Logging and Reporting modules. See Upgrading Junos Space Network Management Platform.

  • The Junos Space Network Management Platform should be active and functioning.

Note

The Required Platform Version column in Table 1 indicates the supported Junos Space Network Management Platform version. Before upgrading Security Director, ensure that the system is running the supported Junos Space Network Management Platform version. See Upgrading Junos Space Network Management Platform.

Table 1: Upgrade Path

Upgrading to Release

Required Platform Version

Upgrade Path

Description

Security Director 21.1R1

21.1R1

  • 20.3R1 > 21.1R1

You can upgrade from the following releases:

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 20.3R1 and Security Director Release 20.3R1

Security Director 20.3R1

20.3R1

  • 19.3R1 > 20.3R1

  • 19.4R1 > 20.3R1

  • 20.1R1 > 20.3R1

You can upgrade from the following releases:

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 19.3R1 and Security Director Release 19.3R1

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 19.4R1 and Security Director Release 19.4R1

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 20.1R1 and Security Director Release 20.1R1

Security Director 20.1R1

20.1R1

  • 19.3R1 > 20.1R1

  • 19.4R1 > 20.1R1

You can upgrade from the following releases:

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 19.3R1 and Security Director Release 19.3R1

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 19.4R1 and Security Director Release 19.4R1

You can now perform direct upgrade to 20.1R1 from earlier versions of Junos Space Security Director Release 19.1R1 and 19.2R1.

  • 19.1R1 > 20.1R1

  • 19.2R1 > 20.1R1

Note: You can perform direct upgrade only for Junos Space Security Director. However, you must follow all the supported upgrade paths for Junos Space Network Management Platform and Log Collector to upgrade to 20.1R1.

Security Director 19.4R1

19.4R1

  • 19.2R1 > 19.4R1

  • 19.3R1 > 19.4R1

You can upgrade from the following releases:

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 19.2R1 and Security Director Release 19.2R1

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 19.3R1 and Security Director Release 19.3R1

Security Director 19.3R1

19.3R1

  • 19.2R1 > 19.3R1

  • 19.1R2 > 19.3R1

  • 19.1R1 > 19.3R1

You can upgrade from the following releases:

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 19.2R1 and Security Director Release 19.2R1

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 19.1R1 and Security Director Release 19.1R2

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 19.1R1 and Security Director Release 19.1R1

Security Director 19.2R1

19.2R1

  • 19.1R2 > 19.2R1

  • 19.1R1 > 19.2R1

  • 18.4R1 > 19.2R1

You can upgrade from the following releases:

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 19.1R1 and Security Director Release 19.1R2

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 19.1R1 and Security Director Release 19.1R1

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 18.4R1 and Security Director Release 18.4R1

Security Director 19.1R2

19.1R1

  • 19.1R1 > 19.1R2

  • 18.4R1 > 19.1R2

  • 18.3R1 > 19.1R2

You can upgrade from the following releases:

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 19.1R1 and Security Director Release 19.1R1

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 18.4R1 and Security Director Release 18.4R1

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 18.3R1 and Security Director Release 18.3R1

Security Director 19.1R1

19.1R1

  • 18.4R1 > 19.1R1

  • 18.3R1 > 19.1R1

You can upgrade from the following releases:

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 18.4R1 and Security Director Release 18.4R1

  • Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 18.3R1 and Security Director Release 18.3R1

You can now perform direct upgrade to 19.1R1 from earlier versions of Junos Space Security Director Release 18.2R1, 18.1R1, and 17.2R2.

  • 18.2R1 > 19.1R1

  • 18.1R1 > 19.1R1

  • 17.2R2 > 19.1R1

Note: You can perform direct upgrade only for Junos Space Security Director. However, you must follow all the supported upgrade paths for Junos Space Network Management Platform to upgrade to 19.1R1.

To upgrade from a previous version of Junos Space Security Director:

  1. Download the Junos Space Security Director Release image to which you want to upgrade from the download site.
  2. Upgrade the Junos Space Security Director application using the procedure at Upgrading a Junos Space Application.Note
    • If you try to upload Junos Space Security Director image of a lower version, an error message Can only upgrade to newer version appears. Click OK and upload compatible version of Junos Space Security Director.

    • If you try to upload incompatible version of Junos Space Security Director image, an error message Current platform version does not support this software version appears . Click OK and upload compatible version of Junos Space Security Director.