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eSight V300R009C00 Operation Guide 10

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Typical Configuration Examples

Typical Configuration Examples

Automatically Updating the Upgrade Package and Upgrading the Firmware

This topic provides an example to describe how to automatically upgrade server firmware.

Prerequisites

You have registered an account with Huawei's technical support website.

Context

Enterprise A uses eSight to manage its servers. Its system administrator wants to configure eSight to automatically download the server firmware upgrade package and upgrade the iMana firmware on blade 11 (CH220-192.168.16.26) of the E9000 server at a specified time.

Item

Details

Firmware

iMana

Target Device

E9000 blade 11 (CH220-192.168.16.26)

Upgrade Policy

Upgrade the firmware at a specified time.

NOTE:

The server to be upgraded cannot be the physical server where the eSight VM is located.

Expected result:

The iMana of the E9000 blade 11 is upgraded to the latest version.

Procedure

  1. Configure eSight to automatically update the upgrade package.

    1. On the menu bar, choose Resource > Server.

    2. In the navigation tree, choose Firmware Management > Automatic Update Setting.
    3. Set the automatic update parameters.

    4. Click Account Test.
    5. After a successful test, click Save.

  2. Download the upgrade package online.

    1. In the navigation tree, choose Firmware Management > File Management.

    2. Click Online download.
    3. Configure basic information of the baseline package, and select download conditions and associated devices.

      Set Baseline package type to Auto update.

    4. Click OK.

  3. Create a firmware upgrade task and perform the upgrade.

    1. In the navigation tree, choose Firmware Management > Task Management.

    2. Click Create. The page for creating a firmware upgrade task is displayed.
    3. Configure basic information about the firmware upgrade task.

      Basic task information includes the task name and description.

    4. Select the device whose firmware is to be upgraded.

    5. Select the firmware package to be updated.

    6. Select the firmware to be upgraded.

    7. Select Upgrade Policy.

    8. Select an upgrade time window.

    9. Select an effective mode for the firmware upgrade.

    10. Click OK. The page showing the summary of the firmware upgrade task information is displayed.

      The system automatically perform the upgrade based on the configured policy.

  4. Check the firmware upgrade result.

    An upgrade device list is displayed at the lower part of the information summary page.

Manually Downloading the Upgrade Package and Upgrading the Firmware

This topic provides an example to describe how to manually upgrade server firmware.

Context

Enterprise B uses eSight to manage its servers. Certain servers have components that have not been upgraded for a long time and are of primitive versions, bringing an adverse impact on services. An example is the iMana on the blade 11 (CH220-192.168.16.26) of the E9000 server. The iMana needs to be upgraded to the latest version.

Item

Details

Firmware

iMana

Upgrade Package

CH121&CH220&CH221&CH222-iMana-Vxxx.zip

NOTE:

xxx indicates the firmware version.

Target Device

E9000 blade 11 (CH220-192.168.16.26)

NOTE:

The server to be upgraded cannot be the physical server where the eSight VM is located.

Expected result:

The iMana of the E9000 blade 11 is upgraded to the latest version.

Procedure

  1. Download the firmware upgrade package.

    1. Log in to Huawei's enterprise technical support website http://support.huawei.com/enterprise/.
      NOTE:

      This topic uses the enterprise technical support website as an example. For the carrier technical support website, visit http://support.huawei.com/carrier/. The methods for downloading the firmware upgrade package are similar at both websites.

    2. Type the blade model CH220 in the search box and click.

    3. Click the Downloads tab and select the latest version.

    4. Click in the Downloads column of CH121&CH220&CH221&CH222-iMana-V626.zip. Then click to download the digital signature file of the upgrade package.

  2. Add the firmware upgrade package.

    1. On the menu bar, choose Resource > Server.

    2. In the navigation tree, choose Firmware Management > File Management.

    3. Click Add to go to the page for uploading firmware upgrade packages.
    4. Click Select file and select the firmware upgrade package and its digital signature file.

    5. Click Upload.

      The system starts to upload the selected firmware upgrade package and digital signature file.

    6. Select associated devices.

    7. Click OK. The upgrade package management page is displayed.

  3. Create a firmware upgrade task and perform the upgrade.

    1. In the navigation tree, choose Firmware Management > Task Management.

    2. Click Create. The page for creating a firmware upgrade task is displayed.
    3. Configure basic information about the firmware upgrade task.

      Basic task information includes the task name and description.

    4. Select the device whose firmware is to be upgraded.

    5. Select the firmware package to be updated.

    6. Select the firmware to be upgraded.

    7. Select Upgrade Policy.

    8. Select an upgrade time window.

    9. Select an effective mode for the firmware upgrade.

    10. Click OK. The page showing the summary of the firmware upgrade task information is displayed.

      The system automatically perform the upgrade based on the configured policy.

  4. Check the firmware upgrade result.

    An upgrade device list is displayed at the lower part of the information summary page.

Automatically Updating Firmware Upgrade Packages and Upgrading E9000 Chassis Firmware

This topic uses examples to describe how to automatically update firmware upgrade packages and upgrade the HMM, blade, and switch module firmware for the entire E9000 chassis at the same time.

Prerequisites

You have registered an account with Huawei's technical support website.

Context

Enterprise A uses eSight to manage its servers. The enterprise's administrator wants eSight to automatically download server firmware upgrade packages, and upgrade the HMM, blade, and switch module firmware for the entire E9000 chassis at the same time.

Item

Details

Firmware

HMM, iBMC, BIOS, and CPLD

Target Device

HMMs, blades (CH121 V3 and CH220 V3), and switch modules (CX210 and CX220) in the E9000 chassis

Upgrade Policy

Upgrade the firmware at a specified time.

NOTE:

The server to be upgraded cannot be the physical server where the eSight VM is located.

Expected result:

Firmware of all the HMMs, blades, and switch modules in the E9000 chassis is upgraded to their respective latest versions.

Procedure

  1. Configure eSight to automatically update the upgrade package.

    1. On the menu bar, choose Resource > Server.

    2. In the navigation tree, choose Firmware Management > Automatic Update Setting.
    3. Set the automatic update parameters.

    4. Click Account Test.
    5. After a successful test, click Save.

  2. Download the upgrade package online.

    1. In the navigation tree, choose Firmware Management > File Management.

    2. Click Online Download.
    3. Configure basic information of the baseline package, and select download conditions and associated devices.
      • Set Baseline package name to E9000_192.168.16.10.
      • Set Baseline package type to Auto update.
      • In the Download condition area, add all the out-of-band firmware upgrade packages to be upgraded for the E9000 chassis.
      • HMMs and switch modules
        1. Click Add.
        2. Set Device model to Chassis. Select the firmware upgrade packages for the HMMs and switch modules (CX210 and CX220).

        3. Click OK.
      • Blades
        1. Click Add.
        2. Set Device model to Blade and select CH121 V3 firmware upgrade packages.

        3. Click OK.
        4. Repeat 2.c.i to 2.c.iii to select CH220 V3 firmware upgrade packages.
      • In the Select devices area, enter filter conditions to select the HMMs, blades (CH121 V3 and CH220 V3), and switch modules (CX210 and CX220).

    4. Click OK.

  3. Create a firmware upgrade task and perform the upgrade.

    1. In the navigation tree, choose Firmware Management > Task Management.

    2. Click Create. The page for creating a firmware upgrade task is displayed.
    3. Configure basic information about the firmware upgrade task.

      Basic task information includes the task name and description.

    4. Select the device whose firmware is to be upgraded.

      Select the HMMs, blades (CH121 V3 and CH220 V3), and switch modules (CX210 and CX220) in the E9000 chassis.

    5. Select the firmware package to be updated.

    6. Select the firmware to be upgraded.

    7. Select Upgrade Policy.

    8. Select an upgrade time window.

    9. Select an effective mode for the firmware upgrade.

    10. Click OK. The page showing the summary of the firmware upgrade task information is displayed.

      The system automatically executes the upgrade based on the configured policy.

  4. Check the firmware upgrade result.

    An upgrade device list is displayed at the lower part of the information summary page.

Manually Downloading Upgrade Packages and Upgrading E9000 Chassis Firmware Through Task Management

This section describes how to manually download firmware upgrade packages and upgrade the HMM, blade, and switch module firmware for the E9000 chassis at the same time through the Task Management function.

Context

Enterprise B uses eSight to manage its servers. The firmware versions of HMMs, blades, and switch modules in the E9000 chassis are outdated and need to be upgraded at the same time to their respective latest versions.

Item

Details

Firmware

HMM, iBMC, BIOS, and CPLD

Target device

HMMs, blades (CH121 V3 and CH220 V3), and switch modules (CX210 and CX220) in the E9000 chassis

NOTE:

The server to be upgraded cannot be the physical server where the eSight VM is located.

Expected result:

Firmware of all the HMMs, blades, and switch modules in the E9000 chassis is upgraded to their respective latest versions.

Procedure

  1. Customize all the firmware packages for upgrading the HMM, blade, and switch module firmware in the E9000 chassis as a big package.

    For details about how to customize a big package, see How Do I Customize a Big Package for Firmware Upgrade.

  2. Add a firmware upgrade package.

    1. Choose Resource > Server from the main menu.

    2. In the navigation tree on the left, choose Firmware Management > File Management.

    3. Click Add.
    4. Configure basic information about the baseline package, upload the customized big package, and associate devices as prompted.
      • Set Baseline package name to E9000_192.168.16.10.
      • Set Baseline package type to Customized big package.
      • Select the firmware baseline package and click Upload.

      • Set filter criteria to select the devices associated with the customized big package. The devices include the HMMs, blades (CH121 V3 and CH220 V3), and switch modules (CX210 and CX220).

    5. Click OK.

  3. Create a firmware upgrade task and perform the upgrade.

    1. In the navigation tree on the left, choose Firmware Management > Task Management.

    2. Click Create. The page for creating a firmware upgrade task is displayed.
    3. Configure basic information about the firmware upgrade task.

      Basic task information includes the task name and description.

    4. Select a device whose firmware is to be upgraded.

      Select the HMMs, blades (CH121 V3 and CH220 V3), and switch modules (CX210 and CX220) in the E9000 chassis.

    5. Select the firmware package for upgrade.

    6. Select the firmware to be upgraded.

    7. Select the firmware matching policy.

    8. Select an upgrade time window.

    9. Select an effective mode for the firmware upgrade.

    10. Click OK.

    11. Select I have read the warning message carefully and click OK.

      View the device upgrade details on the information summary page of the firmware upgrade task.

  4. Check the firmware upgrade result.

    An upgrade device list is displayed in the lower part of the information summary page.

Manually Downloading Upgrade Packages and Upgrading E9000 Chassis Firmware Through Firmware Version State

This section describes how to manually download firmware upgrade packages and upgrade the HMM, blade, and switch module firmware for the E9000 chassis at the same time through the Firmware Version State function.

Context

Enterprise B uses eSight to manage its servers. The firmware versions of HMMs, blades, and switch modules in the E9000 chassis are outdated and need to be upgraded at the same time to their respective latest versions.

Item

Details

Firmware

HMM, iBMC, BIOS, and CPLD

Target device

HMMs, blades (CH121 V3 and CH220 V3), and switch modules (CX210 and CX220) in the E9000 chassis

NOTE:

The server to be upgraded cannot be the physical server where the eSight VM is located.

Expected result:

Firmware of all the HMMs, blades, and switch modules in the E9000 chassis is upgraded to their respective latest versions.

Procedure

  1. Customize all the firmware packages for upgrading the HMM, blade, and switch module firmware in the E9000 chassis as a big package.

    For details about how to customize a big package, see How Do I Customize a Big Package for Firmware Upgrade.

  2. Add a firmware upgrade package.

    1. Choose Resource > Server from the main menu.

    2. In the navigation tree on the left, choose Firmware Management > File Management.

    3. Click Add.
    4. Configure basic information about the baseline package, upload the customized big package, and associate devices as prompted.
      • Set Baseline package name to E9000_192.168.16.10.
      • Set Baseline package type to Customized big package.
      • Select the firmware baseline package and click Upload.

      • Set filter criteria to select the devices associated with the customized big package. The devices include the HMMs, blades (CH121 V3 and CH220 V3), and switch modules (CX210 and CX220).

    5. Click OK.

  3. Create a firmware upgrade task and perform the upgrade.

    1. In the navigation tree on the left, choose Firmware Management > Firmware Version State.

    2. Select the blades, chassis, and switch modules to be upgraded.
    3. Click Update.
    4. Set the upgrade task name and select the firmware to be upgraded as prompted.

    5. Click OK.

    6. Select I have read the warning message carefully and click OK.

  4. Check the firmware upgrade result.

    1. In the navigation tree on the left, choose Firmware Management > Task Management.
    2. View the list of upgrade devices below the specified firmware upgrade task.

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