Information About Updating an Existing Cisco StadiumVision Director Remote Server Using the TUI
The ISO upgrade procedure for Cisco StadiumVision Director Remote software using the TUI includes the following tasks:
1. Downloading an ISO upgrade file from the software download site on Cisco.com.
2. Uploading the ISO file from your laptop to the Cisco StadiumVision Director Remote server using the upload utility through your browser.
3. Installing the ISO image using the upgrade utility in the TUI.
ISO Upgrade Files
You can store multiple ISO upgrade files on a Cisco StadiumVision Director server. The files will be displayed with a sequence number and the ISO filename in the TUI upgrade utility for you to select which file to install.
There is no automatic aging of ISO upgrade files, but there is a utility to delete ISO upgrade files in the TUI.
You can see disk utilization for remote servers from the Management Dashboard on the centralized Cisco StadiumVision Director server, or you can use the TUI to get file system usage.
Figure 1 shows an example of disk utilization reporting available for a Cisco StadiumVision Director Remote server from the Management Dashboard.
Figure 1 Disk Utilization for Remote Server in Cisco StadiumVision Director Management Dashboard
To upgrade your Cisco StadiumVision Director server, complete the following tasks:
Downloading ISO Upgrade Files from Cisco.com
Be sure to download the upgrade files to a location, such as a laptop computer, where you can access them for installation onto the Cisco StadiumVision Director Remote server.
To download an ISO upgrade file, complete the following steps:
Step 1 Go to the Cisco StadiumVision Director software download site.
Note This site page is also available from the Cisco StadiumVision Director product support page by clicking Download Software > Cisco StadiumVision Director.
Step 2 Select the ISO upgrade, and optionally the companion MD5 checksum file, and download them.
Table 1 shows the filename conventions used for ISO upgrades.
Note Be sure that you choose the ISO for SVD-REMOTE and not for SV-DIRECTOR.
Table 1 ISO Filename Conventions for Cisco StadiumVision Director Remote
You can download the files using one of the following methods:
- Download both files at one time—Select each file and click Add to Cart. Then at the top of the download page, click the “Download Cart (2 items)” link.
- Download each file independently—Click the Download Now button in the file selection box for each file.
Step 3 (Optional) To verify the integrity of your upgrade file from the download, you can use a command-line or GUI utility on your laptop to calculate the checksum on the.iso file. Open the.md5sum file to compare the value that you calculated with the expected value provided in the.md5sum file.
The values should match. If they do not, retry the download.
Uploading an ISO Upgrade File to the Cisco StadiumVision Director Remote Server
After you have downloaded the ISO upgrade file from Cisco.com, you need to upload the file to the Cisco StadiumVision Director Remote server using a URL from a browser to access the ISO uploader utility. Once you have uploaded the software to the server, then you will use the TUI to install the upgrade image.
Be sure that you know the IP address of the Cisco StadiumVision Director Remote server where you want to upload the file, and you have a supported browser version for Cisco StadiumVision Director.
To upload an ISO upgrade file to the Cisco StadiumVision Director Remote server, complete the following steps:
Step 1 Open your browser, and to go the following URL, where x.x.x.x is replaced by the IP address of the server where you want to upload the upgrade software (Figure 2):
Figure 2 ISO Updater Utility
Step 2 Click Browse (Figure 2).
Step 3 From the File Upload dialog box, navigate to the location of the ISO upgrade file that you downloaded from Cisco.com. Select the file that you want to upload and click Open.
Step 4 Click Upload ISO. The file is sent to the server.
The upload might take several minutes. Do
not refresh or reload the ISO Updater page while the upload process is running. Any interruption will corrupt the ISO image being uploaded.
When the ISO upload is complete, one of the following occurs:
- When the image is validated and uploaded successfully, a message is displayed stating that the ISO image has been uploaded.
- The image upload failed for some reason and you will need to retry the upload again.
Installing the ISO Upgrade Image on the Cisco StadiumVision Director Remote Server
To install the ISO upgrade image on the Cisco StadiumVision Director server, complete the following steps:
Step 1 From a laptop computer that is connected to the Cisco StadiumVision Server Remote network, use an SSH client to run a secure login to the Cisco StadiumVision Director Remote server using the IP address for your server.
Step 2 When the login prompt appears, enter the installer userid followed by the installer password at the password prompt.
Step 3 From the TUI Main Menu, go to the StadiumVision Remote Server Administration menu. Select the Upgrade Server option (type b and press Enter) (Figure 3):
Figure 3 TUI StadiumVision Remote Server Administration Menu Option for Server Upgrade
Step 4 All of the ISO upgrade files that you have uploaded are displayed with a sequence number and the image name (Figure 4). Type the sequence number that corresponds to the image that you want to install, and press Enter.
Figure 4 ISO Upgrade Image File List
Step 5 When the upgrade configuration confirmation prompt appears, type c to continue (Figure 5):
Figure 5 TUI Upgrade Configuration Confirmation
The upgrade process begins (Figure 6).
Figure 6 Start of Upgrade Process
Wait until the upgrade process completes, which should only take a few minutes.
Do not close the terminal while the upgrade is in progress. You will get notification once the installation is complete.
Step 6 When the “Upgrade complete” message appears, press any key. (Figure 7):
Figure 7 End of ISO Upgrade Process
Verifying the Upgrade
To verify the upgrade, completing the following steps:
Step 1 Log into the TUI as installer on the Cisco StadiumVision Director Remote server.
Step 2 Go to Services Control > StadiumVision Remote Services > All.
Step 3 Select Show Status and confirm that the distribution service is reported as running normally (Figure 8):
Figure 8 Verifying Distribution Service Status
Step 4 Press any key to return to the All menu.
Step 5 Continue to return to the Main Menu and exit the TUI.