Updating Individual vGW Security VMs

This topic covers how to update an individual vGW Security VM online and offline.

Before you update vGW security VMs, update the vGW Security Design VM. See Updating the vGW Security Design VM

To update an individual vGW Security VM online, that is, with Internet access:

  1. Navigate to the Settings module Security Settings > Security VM Settings page.

    The Security VMs pane at the top of the page includes a table with a row for each deployed vGW Security VM. Among other information, the table shows the version of the vGW Security VM.

  2. To display a pane that allows you to see detailed configuration information for an individual vGW Security VM, click the row for that vGW Security VM.
  3. Select the Updates tab.
  4. To check for Updates first to determine if there is a version beyond the one that is currently installed, click Check for Updates.
  5. If an update exists, click Update Now.

This procedure explains how to update the vGW Security VM offline, that is, without using Internet access. Before you can update the vGW Security VM offline, you must obtain the update ISO from the Juniper Networks Support team. To perform a manual update offline:

For SVM migration

  1. 1. In VMware attach cd/dvd pointing to the ISO 2. Go to 'Settings->Updates->Advanced->' Select 'Migrate and Offline Update' (In the migrate 'vGW Product Version' box enter "vnf.altornetworks.com@altor:vf-fullers-beta[~vmsafe]")
  2. 3. Mount the media by selecting 'Connect Update Media' then select 'Check for Updates' you should see 5.5 listed and then you can proceed with the update

    Note: If you encounter problems, because, for example, VMs are not moved out correctly though vMotion, on the Security VM Settings page in the Settings module, click Updates.

This procedure explains how to update the vGW Security VM offline, that is, without using Internet access. Before you can update the vGW Security VM offline, you must obtain the update ISO from the Juniper Networks Support team.

This procedure explains how to update the vGW Security VM offline, that is, without using Internet access. Before you can update the vGW Security VM offline, you must obtain the update ISO from the Juniper Networks Support team. To perform a manual update offline:

  1. Navigate to the Appliance Settings Updates section in the Settings module.
  2. Click Updates.
  3. Click Advanced.
  4. To check for updates first, click Check for Updates.
  5. Select the Offline Update check box.

    To enable offline updates (without Internet access), you must use an ISO image for the vGW Security VM.

  6. Click Update Now.

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