Veritas Appliance Management Guide
- Configuring an appliance as an AMS
- Applying management updates on earlier appliance versions
- Managing appliances from the Home page
- Using Activity Monitor and Events
Managing the Repository
The Repository page lets you manage the upgrade packages and the Emergency Engineering Binary (EEB) files that you can store on the Appliance Management Server (AMS).
The following provides a brief description of each package:
Upgrade package (Release Update)
These packages upgrade all appliance applications including the operating system, the appliance software, and NetBackup software.
EEB file (Patch)
These files fix a specific problem for a specific appliance software version.
The following describes the functions for managing the repository and the details that appear for packages or files that reside in the repository:
Opens a dialog box where you can locate and select a package or a file to add to the repository. When adding packages or files to the repository, the most recent addition appears at the top.
Lets you remove selected packages or files from the repository.
File name The complete package or file name.
Type The package or the file type; Upgrade or EEB.
Size The package or the file size.
Version The software version of the upgrade package or the appliance software version that pertains to the EEB file.
The following shows an example of an empty repository before any files or packages have been added:
The following shows an example after an upgrade package has been added:
Use the following guidelines when adding upgrade packages to the Repository:
Add upgrade packages or EEB files that have been downloaded only from the Veritas Support site.
Do not change or modify the upgrade package or EEB file names.
Do not add a package or a file that is larger than 10 GB.
Before adding a package or a file, make sure that the repository has enough space to accommodate it.
After an upgrade to version 3.1, before adding any packages or files to the repository you must first increase the size of the
/config partition to 150 GB. Log in to the NetBackup Appliance Shell Menu and navigate to the Main_Menu > Manage > Storage view. Next, run the following command to resize the partition to 150 GB: Resize Configuration 150GB.
Adding upgrade packages or EEB files to the repository consist of the following tasks:
Download the package or the file from Veritas.
From the AMS, locate the downloaded package or file and add it to the Repository.
Use the following procedure to download and add upgrade packages or EEB files to the Repository.
To download and add packages or EEB files to the Repository
- From a computer within your appliance domain, download the appropriate package or file from Veritas.
- From the same computer, open another browser window and log in to the AMS as the AMS user.
- On the Home page, click Settings.
- On the Settings page, click Repository.
- On the Repository page, click Add.
- In the dialog box that appears, do the following:
At the top of the dialog box, click on the drop-down and navigate to the location where you downloaded the package or the file from Veritas.
Select the downloaded package or file from the list of items that appears, then click Open.
The package or the file should appear at the top of the list on the Repository page.
Use the following procedure to permanently remove any packages or EEB files from the Repository.
To permanently remove upgrade packages or EEB files from the Repository
- Click the check box next to any packages or files that are no longer needed. To select all packages and files, click the check box that appears above the first item in the list.
- Click Remove.