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Product Version: 7.0
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2017

NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7 Virtual Appliance is based on Ubuntu 16.04. The previous version was based on 12.04.

Full Solution VA

  1. Download VA with NAKIVO Backup & Replication based on Ubuntu 16.04
  2. Deploy the VA  and shut it down
    Make sure no jobs or recovery are running on the old VA
  3. Update Virtual Appliance
  4. Detach all repositories
    Detach all repositories

  5. Export system configuration from the old VA
  6. Shutdown the old VA
  7. Disconnect an onboard repository disk from the new VA
    1. Locate the new VA in the vSphere client
    2. Go to Manage > Settings > VM Hardware and click Edit...
      Disconnect an onboard repository disk from the new VA 
    3. Select Hard Disk 2 and remove it
      Select Hard Disk 2 and remove it

      The Hard disk 1 is the system one. Do not remove it.

  8. Disconnect onboard repository disks from the old VA
    1. Locate the old VA in a vSphere client
    2. Go to Manage > Settings > VM Hardware and click Edit...
      VA in a vSphere client
    3. Select disks to remove from the VA
      Select disks to remove from the VA 

       Don't check Delete files from datastore. Otherwise, the data will be lost.
    4. Click OK button

  9. Connect onboard repository disks to the new VA
    1. Locate the new VA on the vSphere client
    2. Go to Manage > Settings > VM Hardware and click Edit...
      VM Hardware 
    3. Select an 'Existing Hard Disk' in New device: drop-down list
      Existing Hard Disk
    4. Select the datastore and folder named as the old VA
    5. Select a .vmdk file to add. The disk files with repositories have an underscore and number suffix: '_1'. For example, NAKIVO 6.2 VA on Ubuntu 12.04_1.vmdk
    6. Click OK button.
  10. Power on the new VA
  11. Import system configuration to the new VA

Full Solution without Repository VA

  1. Deploy Full Solution without Repository VA and power it on
  2. Export system configuration from old VA and power it off
  3. Import system configuration into new VA
  4. Remove the old VA.

Transporter VA

  1. Deploy new Transporter VA and power it on
  2. Check an IP address of new VA 
  3. Add new Transporter to the NAKIVO Backup & Replication
  4. Edit backup repositories configuration and change Assigned Transporter to a new one (if needed)
  5. Remove old Transporter from the product
  6. Shut down and remove old Transporter VA.

Transporter with Repository VA

  1. Deploy the VA and shut it down
  2. Shutdown the old VA
  3. Disconnect an onboard repository disk from the new VA
    1. Locate the new VA in the vSphere client
    2. Go to Manage > Settings > VM Hardware and click Edit...
      Locate the new VA in the vSphere client 
    3. Select Hard Disk 2 and remove it
      Remove Hard Disk

      The Hard disk 1 is the system one. Do not remove it.

  4. Disconnect onboard repository disks from the old VA
    1. Locate the old VA in a vSphere client
    2. Go to Manage > Settings > VM Hardware and click Edit...
      Disconnect onboard repository disks from the old VA
    3. Select disks to remove from the VA
      Select hard disks to remove from the VA 

       Don't check Delete files from datastore. Otherwise, the data will be lost.
    4. Click OK button

  5. Connect onboard repository disks to the new VA
    1. Locate the new VA on the vSphere client
    2. Go to Manage > Settings > VM Hardware and click Edit...
      Connect onboard repository disks 
    3. Select an 'Existing Hard Disk' in New device: drop-down list
      Existing Hard Disk in New device
    4. Select the datastore and folder named as the old VA
    5. Select a .vmdk file to add. The disk files with repositories have an underscore and number suffix: '_1'. For example, NAKIVO 6.2 VA on Ubuntu 12.04_1.vmdk
    6. Click OK button.
  6. Power on the new VA
  7. Edit backup repositories configuration and change Assigned Transporter to a new one (if needed)
  8. Remove old Transporter from the product
  9. Shut down and remove old Transporter VA.

Multi-Tenant Director VA

  1. Deploy new Multi-Tenant Director VA and power it on
  2. Export system configuration from old Multi-Tenant instance and power it off
  3. Import system configuration into new Multi-Tenant instance
  4. Remove the old Multi-Tenant Director VA.

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