Upgrading Instructions

If you are using RPM and upgrading from NFO release 2.6 or before to NFO 2.7, you need to uninstall External Data Feeder for NFO (EDFN), as NFO 2.7 includes EDFN installation.

Please STOP NFO using GUI and uninstall EDFN if it was installed on NFO machine:

rpm –e nfi-updater

Do not remove installation directory to preserve NFO/EDFN configurations.

Then run NFO RPM upgrade:

rpm -Uhv <NFO-RPM-package>

If you want to disable EDFN after NFO installation, please run the following:

cd /opt/nfi-updater ./register_daemon.sh -u

Procedure

NFO Virtual Appliance or RPM
TAR Installation
Windows Installation
NFO Virtual Appliance or RPM

To begin the upgrade of NFO Virtual Appliance or RPM perform the following:

  1. Open a web browser and go to the NFO URL, entering the NFO hostname or IP address

  2. Example: https://<nfo-host>:8443

  3. Click on the ‘Stop’ button at the top of the page to stop the server

  4. The ‘Play’ button will turn grey indicating that the NetFlow Optimizer has stopped

  5. Login directly or SSH and copy the new installation file into the /opt installation directory

  6. RPM the NetFlow Optimizer for Linux installation file into the /opt installation directory rpm –Uhv <RPM-package>

  7. A message will display indicating that the NFO setup has been successfully completed along with the URL for the login page

TAR Installation

Procedure

To begin the upgrade of NFO TAR installation, perform the following:

  1. Open a web browser and go to the NFO URL, entering the NFO hostname or IP address Example: https://<nfo-host>:8443

  2. Click on the ‘Stop’ button at the top of the page to stop the server

  3. The ‘Play’ button will turn grey indicating that the NetFlow Optimizer has stopped

  4. Go to the existing installation directory <install_dir>/flowintegrator and enter the following command to begin the uninstall ./setup.sh -u

  5. Enter the following command to un-compress the installer tar zxvf <TAR-package> -C <install_dir>

  6. Go to the <install_dir>/flowintegrator directory and enter the following command to begin the installation ./setup.sh -i

  7. A message will display indicating that the NFO setup has been successfully completed along with the URL for the login page

Windows Installation

Procedure

To begin the upgrade of NFO on a Windows platform, perform the following:

  1. Open a web browser and go to the NFO URL, entering the NFO hostname or IP address

  2. Example: https://<nfo-host>:8443

  3. Click on the ‘Stop’ button at the top of the page to stop the server

  4. The ‘Play’ button will turn grey indicating that the NetFlow Optimizer has stopped

  5. Open the upgrade installation file and click ‘Run’ to launch the installer and Click ‘Next’ To begin the ‘NetFlow Optimizer Setup’

  6. Click ‘Next’ to install NetFlow Optimizer in the default location: C:\Program Files\NetFlow Logic\NetFlow Optimizer

  7. Click on ‘Install’ To begin the installation (follow the installation steps)

  8. Click on ‘Finish’ to complete the installation and exit the installer