Cisco Software Manager
This chapter helps to use Cisco Software Manager (CSM) application to migrate from Cisco IOS XR to Cisco IOS XR 64-bit operating system on the ASR9000 series routers.
This chapter covers
Manager (CSM) is an application that can be installed on Mac OS or UNIX. CSM
helps manage the process of Software Maintenance Upgrades (SMUs) and Service
Packs (SPs) on devices that run the Cisco IOS XR Software. CSM also helps
migrate from IOS XR to IOS XR 64 bit on the ASR9000 routers.
Migration Process Using CSM
The migration from IOS
XR to IOS XR 64 bit using CSM involves these phases:
Pre-migrate: Prepares the
device for migration though a series of automated tasks:
hardware and software compatibility and operational state.
content from harddisk:/ and harddiskb:/ location.
conversion, and existing operational configuration to be applied after
Copies the 64-bit tar file to harddisk:/ location.
Checks relevant FPD versions and performs FPD upgrades, if necessary.
Migrate: Migrates the
device to IOS XR 64 bit through a series of automated tasks:
Sets the boot
mode to load the 64-bit image from /harddiskb:/ location.
back-up of admin and IOS XR configurations.
device to load the 64-bit image.
the migration through a series of automated tasks:
Route Switch Processors (RSP), Route Processors (RP) and Line Cards (LC) are in
migrated and converted admin configurations.
the migrated and converted IOS XR configuration or a custom IOS XR
configuration based on the selection during scheduling migration.
Checks FPD versions, upgrades FPDs, and reloads device, if necessary.
For more information
about scheduling migration to IOS XR 64 bit, in the CSM application, click