service interruption during the upgrade and subsequent server restart.
VVB only on virtual machines. Cisco VVB will not run on bare metal.
mandatory. Before you upgrade, ensure that the domain name and DNS server IPs
are configured. Also verify that forward and reverse lookups on the DNS server
Do not make
any configuration changes during the upgrade, because the changes are lost
after the upgrade.
VVB during off-peak hours or during a maintenance window to avoid service
experience a delay of approximately 30 minutes for the services to start during
the first restart of the Cisco VVB system post the switch version. This is due
to the application of Security policies post upgrade. This delay will not
appear in subsequent restarts.
approximately 90 minutes to upgrade.
Cisco VVB versions include
a feature in the VMware Installation information line to indicate whether the
disk partitions are aligned. If the disk partitions are aligned, the VMware
installation information line will indicate
Partitions aligned. After upgrading, if the
VMware installation information line indicates
ERROR-UNSUPPORTED: Partitions unaligned, it means
Cisco cannot provide support for performance issues.
you have the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) server product.
appropriate ISO file from
Create an ISO
image of the upgrade file and follow the steps:
ISO image on a DVD. Do not copy the ISO file to a DVD.
ISO image on an FTP/SFTP server on which your server has access.
Cisco VVB Upgrade
table lists the required tasks to upgrade the Cisco VVB.