Upgrading one Multi-Domain Server from R80.10 and lower with Advanced Upgrade

In an advanced upgrade scenario, you perform the upgrade procedure on the same Multi-Domain Server.

Notes:

Important - Before you upgrade a Multi-Domain Server:

Step

Instructions

1

Back up your current configuration (see Backing Up and Restoring).

2

See the Upgrade Options and Prerequisites.

3

In R80 and higher, examine the SmartConsole sessions:

  1. Connect with the SmartConsole to each Domain Management Server.

  2. From the left navigation panel, click Manage & Settings > Sessions > View Sessions.

  3. You must publish or discard all sessions, for which the Changes column shows a number greater than zero.

    Right-click on such session and select Publish or Discard.

4

In Multi-Domain Server R80 or R80.10 with enabled vSEC Controller:

  1. Connect with SmartConsole to the Global Domain.

  2. Delete all global Data Centers objects.

  3. Assign the modified Global Policies.

5

You must close all GUI clients (SmartConsole applications) connected to the source Multi-Domain Server.

6

Run the Pre-Upgrade Verifier on all source servers and fix all detected issues before you start the upgrade.

7

In Management High Availability, make sure the Primary Multi-Domain Server is upgraded and runs, before you start the upgrade on other servers.

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