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Upgrading / Migrating from 32-bit to 64-bit

Upgrade and Migrate from 32 bit to 64 bit server

 

The steps given below will help you to upgrade the server from 6.2.3 or later to 7.3.0 and then migrate to 7.3.0 64 bit version.

Note: The server should be running on CentOS 5.0 or greater.

Before you initiate the upgrade or migration process, please make sure that all the sections in the current version of AMP is working, without any crashes - AP/Devices, Reports, RAPIDS and VisualRF. If there are any crashes, please contact Support to get it fixed, before you upgrade / migrate.

Below is an example to upgrade your AMP 6.2.x or earlier to 6.2.3 and then proceed further. The upgrade stages are:

6.2.3 ---- 6.4.x ---- 7.1.x ---- 7.3.x ---- 7.5.x ---- 7.7.x

Note: After the AMP is upgraded to 7.3.x 32 bit OS, it is necessary to migrate to 64 bit OS version before the AMP can be upgraded to 7.4.x.

 

The upgrade process mentioned below is for an AMP running on 6.2.3 or greater

• Save the License Key to your desktop.
• Make a copy of the WebUI and SSH credentials to access the AMP.
• Make a note of existing IP Address / Subnet Mask / Gateway IP Address / DNS Name of the server.
• Please take a backup of the AMP on the server using the command - amp_backup
• The backup will be saved as databackup.tar.gz in /alternative directory.
• Please copy it to your desktop using WinSCP.

Note: If the migration should error at all in the process, this backup is your key to restoring your AMP back to a running state.

• Please download the 6.3.7 upgrade package from the link given below:

http://www.airwave.com/download/AMP-6.3.7-cvs.tar.gz

• Please copy the package to /root directory and then run the following command, from the AMP's CLI using the root credentials: start_amp_upgrade -v 6.3.7

Note: If you run into any errors, please email the following file, to Support: /tmp/AMP-6.3.7-upgrade.log

• At the end of the upgrade, the AMP would display a command to upgrade the kernel. Please run the command and then reboot the server, using the command - reboot (or) init 6

Once the AMP is reboots, please check if everything is working fine.

 

The upgrade process mentioned below is for an AMP running on 6.3.0 or greater

• Save the License Key to your desktop.
• Make a copy of the WebUI and SSH credentials to access the AMP.
• Make a note of existing IP Address / Subnet Mask / Gateway IP Address / DNS Name of the server.
• Please take a backup of the AMP on the server using the command - amp_backup
• The backup will be saved as databackup.tar.gz in /alternative directory.
• Please copy it to your desktop using WinSCP.
Note: If the migration should error at all in the process, this backup is your key to restoring your AMP back to a running state.

• Please download the 6.4.7 upgrade package from the link given below:

http://www.airwave.com/download/AMP-6.4.7-cvs.tar.gz

• Please copy the package to /root directory and then run the following command, from the AMP's CLI using the root credentials: start_amp_upgrade -v 6.4.7

Note: If you run into any errors, please email the following file, to Support: /tmp/AMP-6.4.7-upgrade.log

• At the end of the upgrade, the AMP would display a command to upgrade the kernel. Please run the command and then reboot the server, using the command - reboot (or) init 6

Once the AMP is reboots, please check if everything is working fine.

 

The upgrade process mentioned below is for an AMP running on 6.4.0 or greater

• Save the License Key to your desktop.
• Make a copy of the WebUI and SSH credentials to access the AMP.
• Make a note of existing IP Address / Subnet Mask / Gateway IP Address / DNS Name of the server.
• Please take a backup of the AMP on the server using the command - amp_backup
• The backup will be saved as databackup.tar.gz in /alternative directory.
• Please copy it to your desktop using WinSCP.

Note: If the migration should error at all in the process, this backup is your key to restoring your AMP back to a running state.

• Please download the 7.0.11 upgrade package from the link given below:

http://www.airwave.com/download/AMP-7.0.11-cvs.tar.gz

• Please copy the package to /root directory and then run the following command, from the AMP's CLI using the root credentials: start_amp_upgrade -v 7.0.11

Note: If you run into any errors, please email the following file, to Support: /tmp/AMP-7.0.11-upgrade.log

• At the end of the upgrade, the AMP would display a command to upgrade the kernel. Please run the command and then reboot the server, using the command - reboot (or) init 6

Once the AMP is reboots, please check if everything is working fine.

 

The upgrade process mentioned below is for an AMP running on 7.0.0 or greater

• Save the License Key to your desktop.
• Make a copy of the WebUI and SSH credentials to access the AMP.
• Make a note of existing IP Address / Subnet Mask / Gateway IP Address / DNS Name of the server.
• Please take a backup of the AMP on the server using the command - amp_backup
• The backup will be saved as databackup.tar.gz in /alternative directory.
• Please copy it to your desktop using WinSCP.

Note: If the migration should error at all in the process, this backup is your key to restoring your AMP back to a running state.

• Please download the 7.1.3 upgrade package from the link given below:

http://www.airwave.com/download/AMP-7.1.3-cvs.tar.gz

• Please copy the package to /root directory and then run the following command, from the AMP's CLI using the root credentials: start_amp_upgrade -v 7.1.3

Note: If you run into any errors, please email the following file, to Support: /tmp/AMP-7.1.3-upgrade.log

• At the end of the upgrade, the AMP would display a command to upgrade the kernel. Please run the command and then reboot the server, using the command - reboot (or) init 6

Once the AMP is reboots, please check if everything is working fine.

 

The upgrade process mentioned below is for an AMP running on 7.1.0 or greater

• Save the License Key to your desktop.
• Make a copy of the WebUI and SSH credentials to access the AMP.
• Make a note of existing IP Address / Subnet Mask / Gateway IP Address / DNS Name of the server.
• Please take a backup of the AMP on the server using the command - amp_backup
• The backup will be saved as databackup.tar.gz in /alternative directory.
• Please copy it to your desktop using WinSCP.
Note: If the migration should error at all in the process, this backup is your key to restoring your AMP back to a running state.
• Please download the 7.2.5 upgrade package from the link given below:

http://www.airwave.com/download/AMP-7.2.5-cvs.tar.gz

• Please copy the package to /root directory and then run the following command, from the AMP's CLI using the root credentials: start_amp_upgrade -v 7.2.5

Note: If you run into any errors, please email the following file, to Support: /tmp/AMP-7.2.5-upgrade.log

• At the end of the upgrade, the AMP would display a command to upgrade the kernel. Please run the command and then reboot the server, using the command - reboot (or) init 6
• Once the AMP is reboots, please check if everything is working fine.

 

The upgrade process mentioned below is for an AMP running on 7.2.0 or greater

• Save the License Key to your desktop.
• Make a copy of the WebUI and SSH credentials to access the AMP.
• Make a note of existing IP Address / Subnet Mask / Gateway IP Address / DNS Name of the server.
• Please take a backup of the AMP on the server using the command - amp_backup
• The backup will be saved as databackup.tar.gz in /alternative directory.
• Please copy it to your desktop using WinSCP.

Note: If the migration should error at all in the process, this backup is your key to restoring your AMP back to a running state.

• Please download the 7.3.7 upgrade package from the link given below:

http://www.airwave.com/download/AMP-7.3.7-cvs.tar.gz

• Please copy the package to /root directory and then run the following command, from the AMP's CLI using the root credentials: start_amp_upgrade -v 7.3.7

Note: If you run into any errors, please email the following file, to Support: /tmp/AMP-7.3.7-upgrade.log

• At the end of the upgrade, the AMP would display a command to upgrade the kernel. Please run the command and then reboot the server, using the command - reboot (or) init 6
• Once the AMP is reboots, please check if everything is working fine.

Migrating to 64 bit version:

Note: Please check the attached Knowledge Base article which would confirm, if your existing server can support 64 bit installation. If it does then please proceed further.

As of 7.1, AWMS can be run on 64-bit OS. Your existing AWMS running 32-bit OS will need to follow the below upgrade instructions to get to 64-bit OS with your current data.

Note: The below given instructions are for an AMP running on 7.3.7 version, 32-bit OS. The instructions for migrating data from 7.2.x and 7.3.x are similar. However, they would only work if both 32 bit and 64 bit installations are on the same AMP version.

• Please take a backup of the AMP on the 32 bit server using the command - amp_backup
• The backup will be saved as databackup.tar.gz in /alternative directory.
• Please copy it to your desktop using WinSCP.
• Please download the 7.3.7 64 bit ISO image from the link given below and perform a fresh installation:

http://www.airwave.com/download/AMP-7.3.7-x86_64.iso

• Once the server is installed, please login to the WebUI using the default credentials - admin / admin and then apply the saved license key, if you are using the same IP address as mentioned in the license. If not please contact us so that we can generate a new license for the new IP address.
• Copy the 32 bit server backup to /tmp directory and run the command: amp_restore -d /tmp/databackup.tar.gz

Note: This process may take a long time, based on the number of RRD files you have.

• Once the restore is completed, the data should be in 64 bit format.
• Now you should be able to login to the WebUI of the AMP server using the saved credentials.

 

The upgrade process mentioned below is for an AMP running on 7.2.0 (64 bit OS version) or greater

• Save the License Key to your desktop.
• Make a copy of the WebUI and SSH credentials to access the AMP.
• Make a note of existing IP Address / Subnet Mask / Gateway IP Address / DNS Name of the server.
• Please take a backup of the AMP on the server using the command - amp_backup
• The backup will be saved as databackup.tar.gz in /alternative directory.
• Please copy it to your desktop using WinSCP.

Note: If the migration should error at all in the process, this backup is your key to restoring your AMP back to a running state.

The upgrade process mentioned below is for an AMP running on 7.2.0 (64 bit OS version) or greater

Note: If you are running a 32 bit OS, please migrate to 64 bit OS, using the above given instructions, before upgrading to 7.4.x.

• Please download the 7.4.5 upgrade package from the link given below:

http://support.arubanetworks.com/DOWNLOADSOFTWARE/tabid/75/DMXModule/510/Command/Core_Download/Default.aspx?EntryId=6974

• Please copy the package to /root directory and then run the following command, from the AMP's CLI using the root credentials: start_amp_upgrade -v 7.4.5

Note: If you run into any errors, please email the following file, to Support: /tmp/AMP-7.4.5-upgrade.log

• At the end of the upgrade, the AMP would display a command to upgrade the kernel. Please run the command and then reboot the server, using the command - reboot (or) init 6

• Once the AMP is reboots, please check if everything is working fine.

Note: If you have TACACS Auth setup, you will have to login as a local AMP Admin and re-input the TACACS passwords to reinitialize the TACACS access. This is done from the AMP Setup -> Authentication tab.

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