Veritas Appliance Management Guide
- Appliance as an AMS
- Using the Appliance Management Console
- Managing appliances from the Home page
- About managing appliance software upgrades
- Managing EEBs or add-ons
- About staging packages
- About managing services
- Monitoring activities and events
- Managing the repository
- Applying management updates on earlier appliance versions
- Running AMS on NetBackup Virtual Appliance
About 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.
Appliance Management Update
This package updates the Appliance Management Server and includes fixes and new features for the management server. This package updates the management function and does not affect the appliance software on the AMS.
Upgrade Readiness Analyzer
This package updates the Appliance Upgrade Readiness Analyzer tool and includes fixes and new features for the tool. This package updates the analyzer tool and does not affect the appliance software on the AMS.
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.
Click on the file name to view details about the package. In case of EEB files, the corresponding Readme content is displayed, so you can review the updates that are provided as part of the EEB.
Appliance The type of appliance to which the package is applicable. For example: NBA, AMS.
Package type The package or the file type; EEB, Upgrade, Appliance Management Update, or Update Readiness Analyzer.
File size The package or the file size.
Version The software version of the upgrade package, the appliance software version that pertains to the EEB file, or version of the AMS update package.
The following graphic depicts the repository after a few packages have been added: