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Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700
Series Application Control Engine Appliance
Software Verion A4(2.0) and Later
September, 2011
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Contents
This upgrade/downgrade guide applies to software version A4(2.0) and later for the Cisco ACE 4700
Series Application Control Engine Appliance. For information on the ACE features and configuration
details, see the ACE appliance documentation located on www.cisco.com at:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps7027/tsd_products_support_series_home.html
This guide contains the following sections:
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Upgrade Scenarios Based on Licenses in Software Release A4(1.1), A3(2.7), and Earlier
Upgrade Scenarios Based on Software Release A4(2.0) and Later Licenses
Effects of Upgrading or Downgrading to or from Software Release A4(2.0) or Later
Ordering an Upgrade License and Generating a Key
Upgrading Your ACE Software in a Redundant Configuration
Downgrading Your ACE Software in a Redundant Configuration
ACE Documentation Set
Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request
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  • Page 1

    Contents This upgrade/downgrade guide applies to software version A4(2.0) and later for the Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance. For information on the ACE features and configuration details, see the ACE appliance documentation located on www.cisco.com at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps7027/tsd_products_support_series_home.html...

  • Page 2

    Up to 2 Gbps of 1 Gbps throughput • • compression 100 Mbps compression • (limited by device 1000 SSL TPS throughput) • 5 VCs • 7500 SSL TPS • 20 VCs • Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance OL-25719-01...

  • Page 3

    ACE4710 with 1 Gbps Throughput Upgrade with • 2 Gbps throughput throughput: upgrade to ACE-AP-02-UP1= • Retains previous 2 Gbps ACE-AP-01-LIC combination of • feature licenses • Any combination of feature licenses Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance OL-25719-01...

  • Page 4

    Software version A4(2.0) and later contain only license bundles with 0.5 Gbps, 1 Gbps, 2 Gbps, or Note 4 Gbps of bandwidth and with all feature licenses at their maximum values. Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance OL-25719-01...

  • Page 5

    Up to 2 Gbps of • • for two 4710s in the compression 2PAK bundle) 100 Mbps compression • 7500 SSL TPS • 1000 SSL TPS • 20 VCs • 5 VCs • Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance OL-25719-01...

  • Page 6

    • throughput upgrade to ACE-4710-BUN-UPG2= 2 Gbps compression • 4 Gbps and then ACE-AP-01-LIC • 7500 SSL TPS • ACE-4710-BUN-UPG3= Any combination of • • 20 VCs feature licenses Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance OL-25719-01...

  • Page 7

    20 plus features that are new in software version A4(1.1). For details about the A4(1.1) features, see the Release Note, Cisco 4700 Series ACE Application Control Engine Appliance for software version A4(1.1). For details about the DWS feature, see the Server Load-Balancing Guide, Cisco ACE Application Control Engine for software version A4(2.0).

  • Page 8: Ordering An Upgrade License And Generating A Key

    Step 1 Order one of the available licenses using any of the available Cisco ordering tools on cisco.com. Step 2 When you receive the Software License Claim Certificate from Cisco, follow the instructions that direct you to the following Cisco.com website:...

  • Page 9

    ACE to the new standby ACE. At this time, dynamic incremental sync will be enabled again. For details about config sync, see Chapter 6, “Configuring Redundant ACEs” in the Administration Guide, Cisco ACE Application Control Engine. Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance OL-25719-01...

  • Page 10

    WARM_COMPATIBLE instead of COMPATIBLE. When the peer is in the WARM_COMPATIBLE state, the FT groups on standby go to the STANDBY_WARM state instead of the STANDBY_HOT state. Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance OL-25719-01...

  • Page 11

    Standby ACE Software Version Software A3(2.1) A3(2.2) A3(2.3) A3(2.4) A3(2.5) A3(2.6) A3(2.7) A4(1.0) A4(1.1) A4(2.0) A4(2.1) A4(2.2) A5(1.0) Version A3(2.1) A3(2.2) A3(2.3) A3(2.4) A3(2.5) A3(2.6) A3(2.7) A4(1.0) A4(1.1) A4(2.0) A4(2.1) A4(2.2) A5(1.0) Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance OL-25719-01...

  • Page 12: Before You Begin

    STANDBY_HOT state. For details on changing the default Admin password, do one of the following: • From the CLI, see Chapter 1, Setting Up the ACE, in the Administration Guide, Cisco ACE Application Control Engine. •...

  • Page 13

    For details on changing a user account password, see Chapter 2, Configuring Virtualization, in the Virtualization Guide, Cisco ACE Application Control Engine. In this case, the username is www. If you do not change the www user password prior to upgrading the ACE software, the configuration Caution synchronization may fail and the context may not be in the STANDBY_HOT state.

  • Page 14: Upgrade Procedure

    Create a checkpoint in each context of both ACEs by entering the checkpoint create command in Exec mode. ACE-1/Admin# checkpoint create ADMIN_CHECKPOINT ACE-1/Admin# changeto C1 ACE-1/C1# checkpoint create C1_CHECKPOINT Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance OL-25719-01...

  • Page 15

    ACE that has its Admin context in the STANDBY_HOT state (ACE-2) first by entering the reload command in Exec mode. ACE-2/Admin# reload This command will reboot the system Save configurations for all the contexts. Save? [yes/no]: [yes] Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance OL-25719-01...

  • Page 16

    Save configurations for all the contexts. Save? [yes/no]: [yes] Verify that ACE-1 is in the ACTIVE state and ACE-2 is in the STANDBY_WARM state by entering the Step 14 show ft group detail command in Exec mode. Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance OL-25719-01...

  • Page 17: Downgrade Procedure

    ACE-1/C1# checkpoint rollback CHECKPOINT_C1 Do the same on the other ACE. For information about creating checkpoints and rolling back configurations, see the Administration Guide, Cisco ACE Application Control Engine. Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance OL-25719-01...

  • Page 18

    (currently active) to ACE-1. If ACE-1 is configured with a higher priority and preempt is configured on the FT group, ACE-1 reasserts control after it has received all configuration and state information from ACE-2, making ACE-2 the new standby. ACE-1 becomes the active ACE again. Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance OL-25719-01...

  • Page 19

    ACEs reload their startup-configuration files. ACE Documentation Set You can access the ACE documentation on www.cisco.com at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps7027/tsd_products_support_series_home.html For information about installing and configuring the ACE, see the following documents on Cisco.com: Document Title Description Application Acceleration and...

  • Page 20

    This guide also lists and describes the system log (syslog) messages generated by the ACE. Virtualization Guide, Cisco ACE Describes how to operate your ACE in a single context or in Application Control Engine multiple contexts. Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance OL-25719-01...

  • Page 21: Obtaining Documentation And Submitting A Service Request

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  • Page 22

    Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request Upgrade/Downgrade Guide, Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance OL-25719-01...

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