Upgrading Cisco Intercloud Fabric
This chapter contains the following sections:
About Upgrading Intercloud Fabric
The only supported upgrade path for Intercloud Fabric Release 3.2.1 is from 3.1.1.
You can obtain the upgrade software for Intercloud Fabric from the Download Software page.
Intercloud Fabric Infrastructure Components
Before starting the upgrade, verify that all services are up and running.
The upgrade includes two .tar files: Icf-upgrade-patch-3.1.1.tar.gz and Icf-upgrade-3.2.1.tar.gz. Apply the patch.tar file first, followed by the upgrade.tar file.
Intercloud Fabric Link
Workflow for Upgrading Intercloud Fabric
Upgrading Intercloud Fabric includes the following steps:
||Upgrade the Intercloud Fabric infrastructure components. See Upgrading .|
||Modifications to the routing policy (system_default_routing_policy) without upgrading Intercloud Fabric link will fail in the Intercloud Fabric cloud
Routing Service. |
||Upgrade the Intercloud Fabric links. See Upgrading an .|
Upgrading Intercloud Fabric Infrastructure Components
Use this procedure to upgrade Intercloud Fabric infrastructure components.
Before You Begin
Download the upgrade package from Cisco.com.
Untar the package and obtain the two tar.gz files, which you must use in the following order:
Icf-upgrade-patch-3.1.1.tar.gz—Patches the 3.1.1 test bed.
Icf-upgrade-3.2.1.tar.gz—Upgrades 3.1.1 to 3.2.1.
||Log in to
||Using SSH, connect to the Intercloud Fabric VM CLI console as an administrator.
||For more information, see the Cisco Intercloud
Fabric Administration Guide, section "Using Cisco Intercloud
Fabric VM CLI Commands."|
||At the SELECT> prompt, enter the option to upgrade and then press Return. |
||At the Do you want to upgrade [y/n]? prompt, enter y and then press Return. |
||When prompted for the SCP, enter command syntax similar to the following and then press Return:
||Enter the SCP password at the prompt and press Return.|
What to Do Next
The upgrade setup proceeds in the following sequence:
Intercloud Fabric VM-based content is upgraded, including any new CLIs.
The Intercloud Fabric
Controller is upgraded.
The Intercloud Fabric Director is upgraded.
The icfVSM is upgraded.
Upgrading an Intercloud Fabric Link
Use this procedure to upgrade an Intercloud Fabric link.
||From a browser, log in to the Intercloud Fabric UI.|
||Click the upgrade link for each of the Intercloud Fabric links.|