Cisco Wireless: Upgrading MSE from v7.5 to v8.0 via Cisco Prime

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Release Notes HighLights

Refer to Release Notes for Cisco Mobility Services Engine, Release 8.0.100.0

Compatibility Matrix for version 8.0

2014-10-23 15_37_37-Release Notes for Cisco Mobility Services Engine, Release 8.0.100.0 - mse8-0.pdf

Do not run uninstall on the 7.4, 7.5, or 7.6 Release, instead stop the MSE and directly run the installer.

Upgrade Process

  1. Download the 8.0.100.0 software image from Cisco.com. The file to be downloaded is2014-10-02 16_58_28-RE_ Testing WiFi Deployment  in Germany, Poland and Belarus - Message (HTML)
  2. Verify that the filename remains unchanged.The correct filename is CISCO-MSE-L-K9-8-0-100-0-64bit.bin.tar.gz, if it has named, it should be renamed correctly.2014_10_23_15_50_22_Downloads
  3. Backup the MSE using Prime Infrastructure 2014_10_23_15_56_52_Cisco_Prime_Infrastructure_Scheduled_Tasks_172.20.74.1872014_10_23_15_57_50_Cisco_Prime_Infrastructure_Scheduled_Tasks_172.20.74.1872014_10_23_15_58_32_Cisco_Prime_Infrastructure_Scheduled_Tasks_172.20.74.1872014_10_23_15_59_03_Cisco_Prime_Infrastructure_Scheduled_Tasks_172.20.74.1872014_10_23_15_59_25_Cisco_Prime_Infrastructure_Scheduled_Tasks_172.20.74.1872014_10_23_16_01_01_Cisco_Prime_Infrastructure_Scheduled_Tasks_172.20.74.187
  4. Download software to the MSE from CPI 2014_10_23_16_09_47_Cisco_Prime_Infrastructure_Scheduled_Tasks_172.20.74.1872014_10_23_16_10_30_Cisco_Prime_Infrastructure_All_Servers_172.20.74.1872014_10_23_16_13_36_Cisco_Prime_Infrastructure_Mobility_Services_Engine_Download_Image_172.20.742014_10_23_16_15_39_Cisco_Prime_Infrastructure_Mobility_Services_Engine_Download_Image_172.20.74  2014_10_23_21_02_38_Cisco_Prime_Infrastructure_Mobility_Services_Engine_Download_Image_172.20.74
  5. Verify that the MSE image file (CISCO-MSE-L-K9-8-0-100-0-64bit.bin.tar) is in the Mobility Services Engines /opt/installers directory.2014_10_23_21_21_47_MSE_NMDCBPMSE100_172.20.74.188_SecureCRT
  6. Create a directory to extract the installer files 2014_10_23_21_28_36_MSE_NMDCBPMSE100_172.20.74.188_SecureCRT
  7. Move to the new directory and unpack the installation files2014_10_23_21_32_54_MSE_NMDCBPMSE100_172.20.74.188_SecureCRT
  8. You need ensure that the .bin file has execute permissions for root user 2014_10_23_21_39_39_MSE_NMDCBPMSE100_172.20.74.188_SecureCRT
  9. Stop the MSE 2014_10_23_21_41_58_MSE_NMDCBPMSE100_172.20.74.188_SecureCRT
  10. Install the new MSE image 2014_10_23_21_48_09_MSE_NMDCBPMSE100_172.20.74.188_SecureCRT2014_10_23_21_49_25_MSE_NMDCBPMSE100_172.20.74.188_SecureCRT2014_10_23_21_51_02_MSE_NMDCBPMSE100_172.20.74.188_SecureCRT2014_10_23_21_59_09_MSE_NMDCBPMSE100_172.20.74.188_SecureCRT2014_10_23_22_08_16_MSE_NMDCBPMSE100_172.20.74.188_SecureCRT
  11. The system will reboot2014_10_23_22_09_36_MSE_NMDCBPMSE100_172.20.74.188_not_connected_SecureCRT
  12. Wait like 5 minutes and verify that the version has been updated via Cisco Prime2014_10_23_22_22_51_Cisco_Prime_Infrastructure_All_Servers_172.20.74.187
  13. Login to the MSE and backup before continuing2014_10_24_12_44_43_Backup2014_10_24_12_41_09_Backup2014_10_24_12_42_01_Backup2014_10_24_12_43_15_Backup
  14. Synchronize services from Cisco Prime2014_10_24_12_50_01_Cisco_Prime_Infrastructure_All_Servers_172.20.74.187
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