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GridGuard-VA Upgrade Deployment Script (6.x)

The upgrade script is used to deploy the patches to the Initial GridGuard Virtual Appliance OVF Install as well as GridGuard-VA 6.0.0 and greater.  

It will be used to regularly by your GridGuard Administrator to update your GridGuard Virtual Appliance to the latest version.

1. Script Installation

The installation of the script is only necessary to be completed once. It is usually completed during the initial install of the GridGuard Virtual Appliance.

 

1.1. Download the Script through an Intermediate Machine

1.      Download the file to attached to this article

2.     Copy the file to the GridGuard Virtual Appliance.

3.     Place the file in the '/usr/local/sbin' directory.

4.     Update the file permissions to allow the script to be executed using the following command:

chmod 755 /usr/local/sbin/ggva-upgrade

2. Script Usage

To use the ggva-upgrade script, all you have to do execute the script followed by the upgrade filename. Here is an syntax below.

sudo /usr/local/sbin/ggva-upgrade <UPGRADE_FILE>

The following command is an example of how ggva-upgrade will apply the GridGuard-VA upgrade where the file is in your current user's home directory with the filename of ggva_upgrade-6.0.1.zip

sudo /usr/local/sbin/ggva-upgrade ~/ggva-upgrade-6.0.1.zip

Then restart the server.

shutdown -r now
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