Update SolutionPacks and Other Components – ViPR SRM 3.6

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Update SolutionPacks and other components

Learn how to update SolutionPacks and other components that Online Update has downloaded from the EMC Update server to the Module Repository on the Centralized Management (CM) server.

Refer to the Automate the Download of Updates article for details about Online Update.

The product provides several options for updating SolutionPacks and other components:

The update process detects if any manual edits were made to the SolutionPack files. If a manually edited file is compatible with the new version of the SolutionPack, it will be reused and the system will display a message to let you know. If a manually edited file is not compatible with the new version of the SolutionPack, the system will back up the file and display a warning message that indicates the name and location of the incompatible file. The system does not check files that were not were not included with the SolutionPack.

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Update all SolutionPacks and other components

You can update all of your installed SolutionPacks and other components with a single click.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to the SolutionPacks page: http://<Frontend IP address>:58080/centralized-management/#/sp
  2. Click the Update All Components button in the top-right corner of the page.
    The Initialization window opens and lists the following details:
    • Number of components from SolutionPacks that will be updated to the latest version.
    • Number of components that contain new features that require configuration.
  3. Click Next.
    The Configuration window opens. The left-hand pane lists each of the components that include new features that you need to configure. The right-hand pane displays the configuration details for the component with the new features highlighted in yellow.
  4. When you have finished configuring a component, click Next to move onto the next component. After you have configured every component on the list, click Next.
  5. Confirm that all of the components are correctly listed, and then click Update.
    The Update window opens and displays the progress of each update and the percentage complete of the overall update. Do not close the browser window during this step. When the installation is complete, the Results page opens.
  6. Review the update details for each component.
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Update all SolutionPacks

You can update all of your installed SolutionPacks with a single click.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to the SolutionPacks page: http://<Frontend IP address>:58080/centralized-management/#/sp
  2. Click the Select All button located below the SolutionPacks table, and then click the Update button.
    The Initialization window opens and lists the following details:
    • Number of components from SolutionPacks that will be updated to the latest version.
    • Number of components that contain new features that require configuration.
  3. Click Next.
    The Configuration window opens. The left-hand pane lists each of the components that include new features that you need to configure. The right-hand pane displays the configuration details for the component with the new features highlighted in yellow.
  4. When you have finished configuring a component, click Next to move onto the next component. After you have configured every component on the list, click Next.
  5. Confirm that all of the components are correctly listed, and then click Update.
    The Update window opens and displays the progress of each update and the percentage complete of the overall update. Do not close the browser window during this step. When the installation is complete, the Results page opens.
  6. Review the update details for each component.
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Update all other components

You can update all of your other installed components with a single click.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to the SolutionPacks page: http://<Frontend IP address>:58080/centralized-management/#/sp
  2. Click the Select All button located below the Other Components table, and then click the Update button.
    The Initialization window opens and lists the following details:
    • Number of components from SolutionPacks that will be updated to the latest version.
    • Number of components that contain new features that require configuration.
  3. Click Next.
    The Configuration window opens. The left-hand pane lists each of the components that include new features that you need to configure. The right-hand pane displays the configuration details for the component with the new features highlighted in yellow.
  4. When you have finished configuring a component, click Next to move onto the next component. After you have configured every component on the list, click Next.
  5. Confirm that all of the components are correctly listed, and then click Update.
    The Update window opens and displays the progress of each update and the percentage complete of the overall update. Do not close the browser window during this step. When the installation is complete, the Results page opens.
  6. Review the update details for each component.
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Update individual SolutionPacks or other components

You can easily update individual SolutionPacks or other components.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to the SolutionPacks page: http://<Frontend IP address>:58080/centralized-management/#/sp
  2. In the SolutionPacks table or the Other Components table, click the update icon for the SolutionPack or component that you want to update.
    The Initialization window opens and lists the following details:
    • Number of components from SolutionPacks that will be updated to the latest version.
    • Number of components that contain new features that require configuration.
  3. Click Next.
    The Configuration window opens. The left-hand pane lists each of the components that include new features that you need to configure. The right-hand pane displays the configuration details for the component with the new features highlighted in yellow.
  4. When you have finished configuring a component, click Next to move onto the next component. After you have configured every component on the list, click Next.
  5. Confirm that all of the components are correctly listed, and then click Update.
    The Update window opens and displays the progress of each update and the percentage complete of the overall update. Do not close the browser window during this step. When the installation is complete, the Results page opens.
  6. Review the update details for each component.
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