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HOW TO: Upgrade EMC Ionix Unified Infrastructure Manager/Provisioning (UIM/P)

Here is how you upgrade UIM/P:

  1. Power down UIM/P and take a snapshot;
  2. Upload UIMP-3.X.X.X.XXX-Update-Media.iso to a datastore where it can be mounted to UIM/P virtual appliance;
  3. Mount Update Media ISO file to UIM/P virtual appliance and power it back on;
  4. Open UIM/P upgrade page by navigating to https://<hostname>:5480, where <hostname> is UIM/P FQDN or IP address;
  5. Login as root;
  6. Click on the Update tab;
  7. Click the Check Updates button, to find updates on the mounted update media;
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  8. Click the Install Updates button, click OK;
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  9. Please be patient, installation can take up to 30 minutes to complete;
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  10. Should the installation fails, check the /opt/ionix-uim/logs/appliance-update.log file.
  11. A reboot may be required after updating the UIM/P appliance. To reboot, click the System tab at the top of the UIM/P appliance management webpage, then click Actions, and then Reboot. The reboot may take 10 minutes to complete.

Hope this will help.

UPDATE:

If you use 3rd party¬†Certificate Authority (CA) signed certificate for UIM/P, you may encounter a problem as described in the ‘EMC UIM/P upgrade failed‘ post.

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