Instructions for upgrading from ZLM 6.X to ZLM 6.6.2

  • 3869755
  • 07-Sep-2006
  • 16-Mar-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks Linux Management

Situation

Instructions for upgrading from ZLM 6.X to ZLM 6.6.2

Resolution

Fix: DOWNLOAD AND MOUNT CD:
1. Download the iso from here: https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=2972743 2. burn it to a cd or mount it: mkdir -p /mnt/iso mount -o loop zlm66v6.iso /mnt/iso
INSTALL: 1. Become root using the su command. 2. Stop your Web server to prevent requests during the upgrade process using one of the following commands: (sles9) /etc/init.d/apache2 stop (sles8) /etc/init.d/apache stop (rhel) /etc/init.d/httpd stop
3. Change to the CD mount directory, and run./rce-install. Read and agree to the terms of license. Select No when asked if you wish to use Red Carpet Express to install the software. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation
When the installation is finished, it'll tell you to run rce-init. Don't run rce-init.
4. Upgrade your ZENworks Linux Management database. If using the default PostgreSQL database, upgrade using the following command: rce-upgrade

If using Oracle, complete the instructions in Upgrading an Oracle Database here:

https://www.novell.com/documentation/zlm/zlm66admin/data/btpunfe.html#btpunfe


5. Upgrade your ZENworks Linux Management configuration files using the following command: rce-init -c
6. After the upgrade is completed, start your ZENworks Linux Management server using the following command: /etc/init.d/rcq-runner restart
7. Start your Web server using one of the following commands:
(sles9) /etc/init.d/apache2 start (sles8) /etc/init.d/apache start (rhel) /etc/init.d/httpd start
8. Refresh your ZENworks Linux Management meta files using the following command: rce-refresh -s -d

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