Upgrading Cisco Prime Infrastructure
We need to Patch the System with the appropriate patch files first, and then we need to Upgrade the System with the Upgrade file.
As per Upgrading Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Upgrade can done
Upgrade should be a two step process:
[Step One:] Download the Patch files and Upgrade file
[Step Two:] Patch and Upgrade the System
As per Clarifying the upgrade/migration path to Prime Infrastructure 2.0, if we want to upgrade from NCS 220.127.116.11 to PI 2.0, we need to install the following four files in the
These files can be downloaded from the following links:
-Either can use -
PI-Upgrade-18.104.22.168.294.tar.gz from, <- This is preferable
- Or can use -
For the upgrade issue with the Upgrade process, please try the following:
1. Download the FTP or TFTP server in a folder, say C:/ftpFolder/ftp, and copy the file , say, ‘PI-Upgrade-22.214.171.124.294.tar.gz’ in the same directory,
as that of the ftp/tftp server ie, ‘C:/ftpFolder/ftp’ (can download all the patch files also in this folder)
To check if all the patch files have been downloaded in the Repository, we can now issue the command : show repo <RepositoryName>
3. "For Non-Inline upgrade [which requires (a1)upgrade and (a2)backup-and-restore of data with consideration to (a3) maps, if any]:"
(a1) as per http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/wireless/prime_infrastructure/1-3/quickstart/guide/cpi_qsg130.html#wp72250 -> Step 2, we need console to
install Patch files, as per Step 4
(a2) We back-up as per Step 1-4 as per
We restore as per Step 1-5 as per
(a3) if we have to import Maps from WCS/NCS to Prime, we can follow
"For inline upgrade" we need to follow steps 1-5
Reviewing the "Tips for upgrading to Prime Infrastructure" support forums document is also extremely helpful.
For reference to other combinations of requirements, one may visit the following links :