Can someone help me to how to upgrade IPS 6.0(1) E1 to 7.0(2) E4.
What are images need to upgrade for this?
What is the proper procedure for upgradation?
Below is the show version results for your reference...
Cisco-IPS# sh ver
Cisco Intrusion Prevention System, Version 6.2(1)E3
Realm Keys key1.0
Signature Update S479.0 2010-03-19
Virus Update V1.4 2007-03-02
OS Version: 2.4.30-IDS-smp-bigphys
Serial Number: JMX1244L0PK
Licensed, expires: 31-Dec-2010 UTC
Sensor up-time is 211 days.
Using 1439252480 out of 1984552960 bytes of available memory (72% usage)
application-data is using 44.0M out of 166.8M bytes of available disk space (28% usage)
boot is using 39.7M out of 68.6M bytes of available disk space (61% usage)
MainApp E-2008_OCT_16_16_24 (Release) 2008-10-16T16:40:57-0500 Running
AnalysisEngine E-2008_OCT_16_16_24 (Release) 2008-10-16T16:40:57-0500 Running
CLI E-2008_OCT_16_16_24 (Release) 2008-10-16T16:40:57-0500
* IPS-sig-S465-req-E3 23:00:43 UTC Thu Jan 28 2010
IPS-sig-S479-req-E3.pkg 00:05:37 UTC Wed Apr 07 2010
Recovery Partition Version 1.1 - 6.2(1)E3
Host Certificate Valid from: 17-Nov-2008 to 18-Nov-2010
No, do not perform system reimage (IPS-4240-K9-sys-1.1-a-7.0-2-E4.img), that would wipe out all your configuration.
Just perform the upgrade using this upgrade file: IPS-K9-7.0-2-E4.pkg, and that would automatically upgrade it to 7.0.2(E4).