Performing the upgrade to NAS Bridge version 2.1

Upgrading to NAS Bridge 2.1 involves several simple steps.

Before you begin


  1. From your local workstation and using a secure copy protocol (such as scp), copy the file you downloaded to the NAS Bridge virtual machine.scp NetApp_StorageGRID_Webscale_NAS_Bridge_version-date.upgrade pb@ip-of-nas-bridge:~
  2. When prompted, type the current password for the CLI administrator account (pb).
  3. Open the console for the NAS Bridge virtual machine.
  4. Log in using the CLI administrator account (pb).
  5. When prompted, type the current password for the account.
  6. Using a secure copy protocol (such as scp), move the file you downloaded to /var/local/ on the NAS Bridge node, and rename the file as mv ~/NetApp_StorageGRID_Webscale_NAS_Bridge_version-date.upgrade /var/local/
  7. From a supported browser, sign in to the NAS Bridge user interface.
  8. Select Maintenance at the top of the web page.
  9. Select Tasks.
  10. Click Start Upgrade.
    A confirmation dialog box appears.
  11. Select Yes, upgrade to start the upgrade process.

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  12. Wait for the software upgrade to complete.
    The upgrade process could take several minutes.
  13. Click the Refresh button for your browser.
    You must refresh your browser to display the new version.
  14. Confirm that the upgrade succeeded.
    1. From the top right of the page, select Help > System Info.
    2. Confirm that version 2.1 is displayed.

      If the System Info window does not contain any values, the upgrade has not completed.

      Contact technical support if the upgrade process does not complete within 5 to 10 minutes or if the correct version is not shown.

  15. When you are finished, export the recovery package.
    1. Go to Maintenance > Recovery Package .
    2. Click Generate Package.
    3. Select the package from the table, and click Download to download the package to your local workstation.
    4. Save the package to a safe location.
      You will need this package to recover the NAS Bridge configuration in case of a failure.