Configuring Dynamic Software Upgrade
This section describes how to install and configure the dynamic software upgrade plugin in the ASR 5500.
How to perform Dynamic Software Upgrade
The procedure for the dynamic software upgrade is as follows:
Obtain the patch TAR file from your designated Cisco representative.
Copy the patch file into the /flash directory of the ASR 5500 chassis by the TFTP or FTP method.
After the file has been copied, install the plugin using the following install plugin command from the Exec mode.
After the patch has been successfully installed, the patch version must be configured before it can be loaded into the system. To configure the patch before any other version of patch, first check the existing plugin configuration using the following command. This command entered in the Exec mode is used to list the priorities on the configured patches.
Configure the plugin using the plugin command from the Global Configuration mode, and enters the Plugin Configuration mode.
Enter the following command to update the specified module running in the system. Wait 5-10 seconds for the update to occur on all the PSC cards.
Enter the following command to rollback a running patch version in the system:
Enter the following command in Exec mode to view the status of the currently running VPL. Ensure that the patch with least priority is loaded. Others will have the "loaded" column displayed as "no".
Delete older patch files. Unconfigure plugin from configuration and manually delete the older patch files from /flash/patch/<plugin_name> directory to save disk space if necessary.
For an ICSR setup: