Prep Work

Virtual SMU Installation and Upgrade Guide for Hitachi NAS Platform

Version
15.1.x
Audience
anonymous
Part Number
MK-92HNAS074-20

Backup the HNAS registry and SMU Configuration

  1. Open a browser session to the SMU.
  2. Log in as admin; enter the current password when prompted.
  3. Back up the Server registry:
    1. Navigate to Home > Server Settings > Configuration Backup & Restore.
    2. Click the <Backup> button.
    3. Save the registry file to a location on your computer.
    4. Verify that the archive file opens.
  4. Backup the SMU Configuration:
    1. In the GUI, navigate to SMU Administration > SMU Backup and Restore.
    2. Click the Backup SMU: <Backup> button.
    3. Save the configuration file to a location on your computer.
    4. Repeat steps i. and ii. until you have two backup files of the same size.
    5. Verify that the archive file open.

Collect System Diagnostics

  1. Collect Diagnostics from the system:
    1. Navigate to Home > Status & Monitoring > Download Diagnostics.
    2. Select Include Only the Currently Managed Server in the Managed Server section.
    3. Leave the Storage, and FC Switches check boxes selected.
    4. In the SMU section, uncheck Include archived diagnostics.
    5. Click Download.
    6. Save to a location on your computer.

Stop All Replications

  1. Open a browser session to the SMU GUI at the SMU IP Address.
  2. Stop all File Replication Jobs:
    1. Navigate to Home > Data Protection > File Replication
    2. In the Schedules section, abort any running file replication jobs
    3. On the details page, set any jobs scheduled to run during the upgrade period to INACTIVE.
      Note: Note the schedule values so they can be reset after the procedure.
  3. Stop all Object Replication Jobs:
    1. Navigate to Home > Data Protection > Object Replication.
    2. In the Schedules section, abort any running object replication jobs.
    3. On the details page, set any jobs scheduled to run during the procedure to INACTIVE.
      Note: Note the schedule values so they can be reset after the procedure.

Verify the Status of the Cluster

  1. Navigate to Home > Server Settings > Cluster Configuration.
  2. Verify that the Cluster Health is Robust.
    Note: If the Cluster is not Robust, resolve all issues before performing the Reconfiguration Procedure.