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r23_78178
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Jan 30, 2012

My first BIG-IP upgrade

Hi guys/gals,

 

 

I have a change upgrading some LTMs from 10.2.0 to 10.2.3

 

 

I'm having a bit of issue wrapping my head around the concept and I don't want to mess this up. This is VERY important to my customer.

 

 

From what I understand I have to :

 

1.Copy the new image to /sharred/images

 

2.Check md5

 

2.Check partioning with "switchboot -l" and make sure i have a free partiton

 

3.If necessary make new partition with image2disk

 

4."b software" command to install a new image.

 

5.Boot new image as default

 

6.Reboot

 

 

What I still have issue with (if what I described above is correct) is how to do it on active/redundant pair ?

 

Do I have to check how they are peered i.e network/serial and turn of high-avalability during change because different BIG-IP versions don't support redundancy ?

 

If I do it on standby first how can I test to make sure it is ok before moving to the active ?

 

 

Any advice is welcome.

 

 

 

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