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WAAS 574 upgradation to 4.4.5 .

Hi there ,

    I have WAVE 574 (not central manager ) running Version 4.2.1 . I suppose to upgrade the version to 4.4.5 . Is that comaptible ? or anything else i need to care about ??

Thanks & Regards,

Ram

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Cisco Employee

WAAS 574 upgradation to 4.4.5 .

Hi Raghu,

Yes it is compatible. Please refer to the below release notes for WAAS 4.4.5

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/app_ntwk_services/waas/waas/v445/release/notes/ws445xrn.html#wp43152

However you need to make sure that the Central Manager should be the highest version or atleast the same as the highest WAAS version in the WAAS farm.

Hence if you plan to upgrade the above device to WAAS 4.4.5 then make sure your CM is upgraded first to 4.4.5 and then upgrade the above device.

Hope this helps.

Regards

Kiran.

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Cisco Employee

WAAS 574 upgradation to 4.4.5 .

Hi Raghu,

Yes it is compatible. Please refer to the below release notes for WAAS 4.4.5

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/app_ntwk_services/waas/waas/v445/release/notes/ws445xrn.html#wp43152

However you need to make sure that the Central Manager should be the highest version or atleast the same as the highest WAAS version in the WAAS farm.

Hence if you plan to upgrade the above device to WAAS 4.4.5 then make sure your CM is upgraded first to 4.4.5 and then upgrade the above device.

Hope this helps.

Regards

Kiran.

New Member

WAAS 574 upgradation to 4.4.5 .

Hi Kiran,

Just curious, what are the reasons to make sure CM is upgraded first?  I heard this comment couple times but not sure why?  can you elaborate more on this? 

Many thanks

Joe

New Member

WAAS 574 upgradation to 4.4.5 .

Hi Kiran ,

          Thanks alot . If u could please tell what happen if remote WAAS has higher version than CM ?

Thanks & Regards,

Ram

Cisco Employee

WAAS 574 upgradation to 4.4.5 .

Hi Raghu,

The CM maintains the CMS database which contains the details of entire WAAS farm along with the statistics which it keeps getting from the WAEs at periodic intervals. With newer versions there could be enhancements to this database and hence it is always recommended that CM should be at the highest version of all devices in the farm.

I am not sure what happens if CM is at a lower version than remote devices but this is not recommended by Cisco.

Regards

Kiran

New Member

WAAS 574 upgradation to 4.4.5 .

Hi Kiran ,

Thanks alot !!!!!

Regards,

Ram

New Member

WAAS 574 upgradation to 4.4.5 .

Hi Kiran ,

           We had a hard disk failure on one of our WAVE 574-K9 and we suppose to replace it with new one . Is it necessary to perform all WAVE rebuild proceess or just need to wipe out disk and install .bin image ??

Thanks & Regards,

Ram

Cisco Employee

WAAS 574 upgradation to 4.4.5 .

New Member

WAAS 574 upgradation to 4.4.5 .

Hi Kiran ,

           Yeah it helps.. thanks alot

Regards,

Ram

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