Installing or Upgrading the DFSIG Software
This section describes how to install or upgrade the DFSIG software.
Before You Begin
Deploy the VM OVA image for Cisco IPICS as described in the “Obtaining and Deploying the VM OVA Image for the Cisco IPICS Operating System” section. In Step 1 c of this procedure in that section, make sure to download the dfsig-4.9.1-2cpu.ova. After you deploy the VM OVA for your environment, you are ready to install or upgrade the DFSIG software on the server.
To install the DFSIG software, perform the following steps.
Step 1 If you are upgrading the DFSIG, take the following actions, otherwise, skip to Step 2.
a. From a client PC, take these actions to obtain the DFSIG installation file:
1. Go to this URL (you must have a valid Cisco.com user ID and password to access this URL):
2. Click the IPICS Release 4.9.2 link.
3. Click Download next to dfsig-4.9.2.bin.
Follow the onscreen instructions to download the DFSIG installation file to your local drive.
b. Copy the DFSIG installation file from your local drive to the following folder on the VM that you deployed for the DFSIG:
c. Log in as the root user to the VM that you deployed for the DFSIG and enter the following commands to modify the permissions on the DFSIG installation file, where installerfilename is the name of the DFSIG installation file that you put on the server:
[root]# cd /root/installer
[root]# chmod 755 installerfilename .bin
Step 2 Log in as the root user to the VM that you deployed for the DFSIG if you are not logged in already and enter the following commands, where installerfilename.bin specifies the name of the installer file:
[root]# cd /root/installer
After a short time, a Welcome message appears.
If you are upgrading the DFSIG software on this server, continue to Step 3.
If you are performing a fresh install of the DFSIG, skip to Step 4.
Step 3 If you are upgrading the DFSIG software, take either of these actions:
- Press 1 and Enter to install the DFSIG software. This process installs the DFSIG software and completely removes the older version of the software and its configuration information.
- Press 2 and Enter to upgrade to the DFSIG software. This process installs the DFSIG and retains the earlier DFSIG configuration information.
If you choose option 1, you loose all of your existing DFSIG configuration information.
Step 4 When you are prompted to continue, type y then press Enter.
Text displays to inform you that you must read and accept the terms of the End User License Agreement (EULA) before you can proceed.
Step 5 Take these actions:
a. Press Enter to display the EULA.
b. Press the Spacebar to scroll through and view the EULA, then type y and press Enter to continue with the installation.
You must accept the terms of the EULA to proceed.
Step 6 When you are prompted to continue, type y then press Enter.
Step 7 When you are prompted for an DFSIG Administration Console user name, enter a user name that you will use is you need to access the DFSIG Administration Console, then press Enter.
The user name can include letters and numbers only. It cannot be blank.
Step 8 When you are prompted for an DFSIG Administration Console password, enter a password that you will use to access the DFSIG Administration Console, then press Enter.
The password must follow these guidelines:
- Must contain at least 6 characters
- Cannot contain any variation of cisco or ocsic (for example, abCiSCo12 is not valid)
- Cannot contain three or more same consecutive characters (for example, a password that contains AAA or 888 is not valid)
- Must contain at least one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter, one number, and one special character (special characters include !, @, and #)
Step 9 Reenter the DFSIG administration console password when you are prompted to do so, then press Enter.
Step 10 When you see the “Password accepted” message, press Enter.
Step 11 When you are prompted to begin the installation, type y then press Enter.
The DFSIG software installs. A progress bar indicates how the installation is proceeding.
Step 12 When you are prompted whether you want to reboot the server, type y then press Enter.
The server reboots.
Step 13 When you see the log in prompt, log in as the Linux root user and press Enter.
Step 14 Take these actions to run the network configuration script and configure eth1:
a. Enter this command:
b. At the Enter option prompt, press 3 then press Enter.
c. Enter an IP address for eth1, then press Enter.
d. Press A to apply the configuration that you entered an exit the configuration script.
e. When you are prompted whether you want to apply the configuration now, press Y then press Enter.