Upgrade offline with the mwg-update tool

Perform an offline upgrade with the mwg-update tool specifying a suitable ISO file.

Task

  1. Log on to the appliance you want to perform the upgrade on. You can log on from a local system console or remotely using SSH.
  2. Run one of the following commands according to how you want to perform the upgrade.
    • mwg-update -o <file name>

      As file name type the name of the ISO file with the appliance software, for example, mwgappl-7.7.1-22595.x86_64.iso.

      Run with these parameters, the command allows you to cancel the upgrade before it is actually performed, see the following output lines.

      Preparing files ...
      Creating repository
      
      Ready to update the current version
      mwg-7.7.1-22595.mlos2.mwg.x86_64 using the file
      mwgappl-7.7.1-22595.x86_64.iso
      
      Do you want to proceed? ([y]es/[n]o)
      
    • mwg-update -y -o <file name>

      Runs without user interaction, which is useful for scripting.

    • mwg-update -d -y -o <file name>

      Runs without user interaction, returning debugging information.