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Occasional Contributor I
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Registered: ‎07-01-2014

6.1.4 Cluster upgrade path and downtime

We have a CPPM 6.1.4 cluster made up of 3 CP-VA-5Ks and I have a few questions regarding updating said cluster.

 

  •  I'm seeing a direct upgrade path of 6.5.0.71095 being available in Software Updates. Has anyone run into issues making that big of a version jump or should I look at going to 6.3.2 and then to 6.5.0?
  • Since this is the first time I've ever been tasked with this, while the Publisher node is being updated, will the 2 subscriber nodes still function and authenticate clients? If I'm going to have wireless client downtime I need to plan for an after hours upgrade.

Thank you all in advance for any insight you can provide!

MVP
Posts: 4,307
Registered: ‎07-20-2011

Re: 6.1.4 Cluster upgrade path and downtime

Going from 6.1 to 6.5 is a big change I suggest you open a Tac case so TAC can assist you with the upgrade .

The upgrade could take up to 2-3 hours
Thank you

Victor Fabian
Lead Mobility Engineer @ Integration Partners
AMFX | ACMX | ACDX | ACCX | CWAP | CWDP | CWNA
Aruba
Posts: 1,377
Registered: ‎12-12-2011

Re: 6.1.4 Cluster upgrade path and downtime

From the 6.5.0 release notes - 

 

For 6.1.x,direct upgrades are not supported.Customers on 6.1.x must intermediately upgrade to 6.2.6, 6.3.6, or 6.4.x first before upgrading to 6.5.

Seth R. Fiermonti
Consulting Systems Engineer - ACCX, ACDX, ACMX
Email: seth@hpe.com
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Occasional Contributor I
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Registered: ‎07-01-2014

Re: 6.1.4 Cluster upgrade path and downtime

Did as @

Thanks guys!!

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