- Note that once the .bin file is executed, the process takes the server offline until the upgrade is complete and services are restarted automatically. Please plan accordingly.
- When upgrading the Netsight/Extreme Management Center Server, the NAC captive portal is not available for the NAC's during this time. It works in combination with the server. Normal MAC and 802.1x authentication will still work without the server online.
Occasionally, a server process will be unable to stop, and the server will fail to complete upgrade.
In this case, you can use the following to stop the services altogether.
Method to push the files to the appliance prior to upgradeHow to use WinSCP to copy files to and from a Netsight / Extreme Control Center Appliance
The method for upgrading the appliances using XMC itdself is noted here.How to upgrade Extreme Appliances using Extreme Management Center