There are various versions of Prime Infrastructure out there, and upgrading to 1.3 may get a little confusing. I hope this document will make this transition a little easier.
Here is some information that should help from the release notes:
If your existing system is...
Download this point patch file
Cisco Prime Network Control System 1.1.0 (220.127.116.11)
Cisco Prime Network Control System 1.1.1 (18.104.22.168)
Prime Infrastructure 1.2 (PI 22.214.171.124)
Once the “existing” version has been updated to the right patch as per the matrix above, you can then load the following patch to upgrade to 1.3:
(Look for “PI-upgrade-bundle-126.96.36.199.tar.gz” – last row in the list).
Release Notes for Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Release 188.8.131.52
Cisco Prime Infrastructure 1.3 Quick Start Guide
Cisco Prime Infrastructure Deployment Guide
Cisco Prime Infrastructure Aligns Network Management with Converging Operation Priorities
If you are run into any version that is not covered here, please leave a feedback and we will update this document.
pi_184.108.40.206 seems like PI 1.2, which is current updated version. I implmented 2 weeks ago with same file, it was PI 1.2.
Am I missing something?
Has anyone tried to upgrade from PI 1.2.1.012 to 1.3?
Do I still need the patch?
As I can see I only need the patch first if I have PI 220.127.116.11.
When I upgrade from PI 1.2.1.012 it stops at stage 2 of 7 with this message:
% One or more required rpm´s not found in the bundle
Any suggestions, anyone?
If I were you, I will wait until April 2013. This is what I got from TAC last week.
"PI 2.0 is tentatively scheduled for April release and there's no ETA yet on 2.1"
Are there any updates to this document now that PI 1.3 is out?
@ a.hallberg:"One or more required RPM's not found in the bundle" means that when CARS unpacked the
tar.gz file, stuff was missing. That's usually a bad download. Can you please make sure that the md5 checksum matches after the download? If you still see the same issue, you should open a TAC Service Request to get this resolved.
Hi, thats correct. It was a bad download. I noticed just after posting my comment here .
I´ve now sucessfully upgrade to 1.3. No patch needed if you go from 18.104.22.168.
Thanks for your reply!
Thank you for the information!
I have problems with upgrading secondary NCS in HA pair from 22.214.171.124 to 1.3.
The upgrade stops on the step 3.
Stage 3 of 7: Executing pre-install ...
% Pre-install step failed. Please check the logs for more details.
"High Availability is enabled. High Availability must be removed before attempting i
Because Primary NCS failed, I do not have an opportunity to remove HA config from primary NCS as it is recomended in documentation.
When I execute ncs ha remove on Secondary NCS I can see the following
NCS2/admin# ncs ha remove
High availability configuration will be removed
Do you wish to continue? (y/N) y
Removing secondary configuration will remove all database information
Do you wish to remove high availability configuration from primary? (y/N) N
Attempting to remove only secondary configuration
After that I can still see the HA configured on Secondary NCS (ncs ha status).
[State] Secondary Lost Primary [Failover Type] automatic
Is it normal situation?
How can I disable HA on Secondary NCS?
have you seen in the release notes that there are several issues (see
Open Caveats section) regarding High Avalablity on PI 1.3?
What exact caveat do you mean?
High Availability registration failed.
Secondary backup - ERROR [system] [main] Problem zipping file:
Primary process failed after failback
Failed to start Prime Infrastructure on primary Prime Infrastructure after attempting registration with secondary.
the Secondary Prime is 1.2 version and is not upgraded to 1.3 yet.
**Note from my experience:
to perform the 1.2 to 1.3 upgrade, you have to SSH into the server, and as admin, CD into the directory you want to pull files from your ftp server - into... Then perform your FTP function. It took me a while to figure this one out. Darn!
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