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Smart Provisioning User Guide 09

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Performing Upgrades

Performing Upgrades

Upgrading Firmware

The upgrade duration of the firmware of a single NIC, RAID controller card, or hard disk is within 10 minutes. After an upgrade is complete, you need to manually restart the OS for the upgrade to take effect.

NOTE:

If you use the independent remote console to upgrade the firmware, the version of the independent remote console must be 1.0.5.228 or later.

  1. Download the firmware package (in .zip format) and digital signature of the component to be upgraded from the Support-E website.

    NOTE:

    The firmware upgrade package must contain install.sh.

  2. Access the Smart Provisioning main window, as shown in Figure 4-222.

    • If Smart Provisioning is accessed, click in the upper right corner to return to the welcome window. Then click Start in the welcome window to access the Smart Provisioning main window.
    • If Smart Provisioning is not accessed, access the Smart Provisioning main window by seeing Logging In to Smart Provisioning.
    Figure 4-222 Smart Provisioning version

  3. In the Smart Provisioning main window, click Upgrade.

    The upgrade main window is displayed, as shown in Figure 4-223.

    Figure 4-223 Upgrade main window

  4. Click on the toolbar.

    The virtual DVD drive dialog box is displayed, as shown in Figure 4-224.

    Figure 4-224 Virtual DVD drive

  5. Select Directory and click Browse.

    The Open dialog box is displayed.

  6. Select the folder where the firmware package and digital signature are located, and click Open.

    NOTE:

    The folder can contain multiple firmware packages and their signature files. Smart Provisioning supports the upgrades of multiple pieces of firmware at a time.

  7. Click Connect.

    When Connect changes to Disconnect, the local folder is successfully mounted.

  8. On the upgrade main window, select Firmware and click Next.

    The Select Upgrade Device window is displayed.

    • The PCIe Device tab is displayed by default, as shown in Figure 4-225.
      Figure 4-225 Select Upgrade Device window

      If you select Matched Devices, information about the firmware matched will be displayed. If you select All Firmware Packages, information about all the firmware packages in the specified folder will be displayed, as shown in Figure 4-226. Select the firmware package to be used.

      Figure 4-226 All Firmware Packages
    • Click the HardDisk tab in Figure 4-225. The HardDisk tab is displayed, as shown in Figure 4-227.
      Figure 4-227 HardDisk tab

      If you select Matched Devices, information about the firmware matched will be displayed. If you select All Firmware Packages, information about all the firmware packages in the specified folder will be displayed, as shown in Figure 4-228. Select the firmware package to be used.

      Figure 4-228 All Firmware Packages

  9. Select the component to be upgraded, and click Next.
  10. The firmware upgrades of different components take effect in different ways.

    • The hard disk firmware upgrade takes effect immediately.
    • The X722 NIC firmware upgrade takes effect after the system is forcibly powered off and on, as shown in Figure 4-229. The system will be forcibly powered off and on after you click OK.
      Figure 4-229 Forcibly powering off and on the system for the upgrade to take effect
    • The firmware upgrades of RAID controller cards and NICs except the X722 take effect after the server is manually restarted, as shown in Figure 4-230. The upgrade result page is displayed after you click OK, as shown in Figure 4-231.
      Figure 4-230 Manual restart warning

  11. View the upgrade status. If information similar to that shown in Figure 4-231 is displayed, the upgrade is successful.

    Figure 4-231 Upgrade succeeded

  12. Click Exit to return to the Smart Provisioning main window.

Upgrading Smart Provisioning

  1. Download the Smart Provisioning software package (in .zip format) from the Support-E website. Download path: Software Download > Server > Server Management Software > Smart Provisioning.
  2. Decompress the Smart Provisioning software package.

    The Smart Provisioning image file (for example, SmartProvisioning-V110.iso) is generated.

  3. Access the Smart Provisioning main window, as shown in Figure 4-232.

    • If Smart Provisioning is accessed, click in the upper right corner to return to the welcome window. Then click Start in the welcome window to access the Smart Provisioning main window.
    • If Smart Provisioning is not accessed, access the Smart Provisioning main window by seeing Logging In to Smart Provisioning.
    Figure 4-232 Smart Provisioning version

  4. In the Smart Provisioning main window, click Upgrade.

    The upgrade main window is displayed, as shown in Figure 4-233.

    Figure 4-233 Upgrade main window

  5. Click on the toolbar.

    The virtual DVD drive dialog box is displayed, as shown in Figure 4-234.

    Figure 4-234 Virtual DVD drive

  6. Select Image File and click Browse.

    The Open dialog box is displayed.

  7. Select the local Smart Provisioning image file (for example, SmartProvisioning-V110.iso), and click Open.
  8. Click Connect.

    When Connect changes to Disconnect, the Smart Provisioning image file is successfully mounted.

  9. In the upgrade main window, select Smart Provisioning and click Next.

    The Select Upgrade Mode window is displayed, as shown in Figure 4-235.

    Figure 4-235 Select Upgrade Mode

  10. Select an upgrade mode. The following uses Auto as an example. You can select an upgrade mode as required. The upgrade modes are described as follows:

    Auto: If the current version of OS, APP, or Data is different from the target version, upgrade OS, APP, or Data of Smart Provisioning to the target version. The default mode is Auto.

    Full: Upgrade all OS, APP, and Data of Smart Provisioning to the target versions.

    Recover: Format the partition where Smart Provisioning is located, and then upgrade all OS, APP, and Data to the target versions.

    APP: Upgrade the Smart Provisioning applications to the target version.

    Data: Upgrade the Smart Provisioning data to the target version.

  11. Click Next.

    The Upgrade Result window is displayed.

    NOTE:

    During the Smart Provisioning upgrade process, operations such as resetting the BMC, restarting the server, or disconnecting the Smart Provisioning image will damage Smart Provisioning. After Smart Provisioning is damaged, you need to use uREST or mount the Smart Provisioning image to upgrade Smart Provisioning in Recover mode. For details about how to use uREST, see the uREST tool 2.0 User Guide.

  12. View the Smart Provisioning upgrade status. If information similar to that shown in Figure 4-236 is displayed, the upgrade is successful.

    Figure 4-236 Upgrade succeeded

    The OS automatically restarts after the upgrade is successful. During the restart process, you can press F6 on the boot option selection screen to go to the Smart Provisioning main window.

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