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Clarity Upgrade from local file

Hello Everyone,
Wondering if anyone has upgrade Clarity VM server from a local file.
If so, Can anyone share the steps to acomplish this task?

We are unable to update using the RPM Package therefore I am looking for other solutions.
Perhaps the steps may be similar to the ones in the following post

https://community.arubanetworks.com/t5/Monitoring-Management-Location/How-to-upload-a-file-on-Airwave-8-2-4-from-Windows-machine/ta-p/303145

 

Thank you,

Re: Clarity Upgrade from local file

I'm not sure why you can't upgrade using the RPM, as that is the 'local file' upgrade method.

 

From the Clarity Engine User Guide:

 

How to Update the RPM Package
Before you upgrade the RPM package using the rpm command, you must first use yum to resolve a dependency on tunctl:
# yum install tunctl
# rpm -Uf CE-1.0.0.1-62118.x86_64.rpm

 

I just tried the upgrade on my Clarity Engine and that worked like this:

First I uploaded the upgrade file CE-1.0.0.1-62118.x86_64.rpm to my Clarity Engine. You can use WinSCP for that, and login with username root and the password that you set for that.

Then use SSH (Putty), or the (VMWare) console, to get shell access as root and run the commands from the User Guide:

 % ssh root@192.168.31.15
root@192.168.31.15's password:
[root@clarity ~]# ls
anaconda-ks.cfg  CE-1.0.0.1-62118.x86_64.rpm  install.log  install.log.syslog
[root@clarity ~]# yum install tunctl
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, security
Setting up Install Process
Determining fastest mirrors
epel/metalink                                                                                                                                                                |  15 kB     00:0
 * base: mirror.atlanticmetro.net
 * epel: fedora-epel.mirrors.tds.net
 * extras: mirror.fileplanet.com
 * updates: mirror.fileplanet.com
base                                                                                                                                                                         | 3.7 kB     00:0
base/primary_db                                                                                                                                                              | 4.7 MB     00:0
epel                                                                                                                                                                         | 4.7 kB     00:0
epel/primary_db                                                                                                                                                              | 6.0 MB     00:0
extras                                                                                                                                                                       | 3.4 kB     00:0
extras/primary_db                                                                                                                                                            |  29 kB     00:0
updates                                                                                                                                                                      | 3.4 kB     00:0
updates/primary_db                                                                                                                                                           | 5.8 MB     00:0
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package tunctl.x86_64 0:1.5-3.el6 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

==============================================================================================================================================================================================
 Package                                        Arch                                           Version                                           Repository
==============================================================================================================================================================================================
Installing:
 tunctl                                         x86_64                                         1.5-3.el6                                         base

Transaction Summary
==============================================================================================================================================================================================
Install       1 Package(s)

Total download size: 9.2 k
Installed size: 9.5 k
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
tunctl-1.5-3.el6.x86_64.rpm                                                                                                                                                  | 9.2 kB     00:0
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing : tunctl-1.5-3.el6.x86_64
  Verifying  : tunctl-1.5-3.el6.x86_64

Installed:
  tunctl.x86_64 0:1.5-3.el6

Complete!
[root@clarity ~]# rpm -Uf CE-1.0.0.1-62118.x86_64.rpm
[root@clarity ~]# rpm -q CE
CE-1.0.0.1-62118.x86_64

If this does not help, please let us know at what point you get stuck. Another option is to just re-deploy Clarity Engine as there is little configuration to do on the Engine itself.

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