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Example - Upgrade Junos OS with partition option on SRX

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Article ID: KB32192 KB Last Updated: 17 Dec 2017Version: 1.0
Summary:

This article provides an example explaining the outcome when upgrading Junos OS with the partition option. According to this test there is no need to use the no-copy and unlink option when using the partition option.

For a similar example using the unlink option, see KB32191 - Example - Upgrade Junos OS with unlink option on SRX.
For a similar example using the no-copy option, see KB32190 - Example - KB32190 - Example - Upgrade Junos OS with no-copy option on SRX.

 

Note: The Installation and Upgrade Guide provides an example of the common method to upgrade Junos OS on SRX devices; however, if your installation requires using different options, these examples explain the outcome.

 

Solution:

Below is the output when upgrading Junos OS with the partition option, on SRX branch devices.

 

Junos OS Upgrade With partition Option

Before Upgrade
root@SRX-345-2> show version
Hostname: SRX-345-2
Model: srx345
Junos: 15.1X49-D70.3
JUNOS Software Release [15.1X49-D70.3]
root@SRX-345-2> show system snapshot media internal 
Information for snapshot on       internal (/dev/da0s1a) (primary)
Creation date: Sep 18 08:35:24 2017
JUNOS version on snapshot:
  junos  : 15.1X49-D70.3-domestic
Information for snapshot on       internal (/dev/da0s2a) (backup)
Creation date: Sep 18 08:56:49 2017
JUNOS version on snapshot:
  junos  : 15.1X49-D70.3-domestic
 
root@SRX-345-2> file list /var/tmp/    
 
/var/tmp/:
Test upgrade with partition <<<<<<<< Test file created show that file is deleted after install
appidd_trace_debug
cleanup-pkgs.log
eedebug_bin_file
gksdchk.log
gres-tp/
idp_license_info
install/
kmdchk.log
krt_rpf_filter.txt
nsd_restart
phone-home/
pics/
policy_status
rtsdb/
sd-upgrade/
sec-download/
spu_kmd_init
vi.recover/
vpn_tunnel-_orig.id
vpn_tunnel_orig.id
 
root@SRX-345-2> file list /var/tmp/install/           
 
/var/tmp/install/:
junos-srxsme-15.1X49-D110.4-domestic.tgz <<<<<<Install package
            
root@SRX-345-2> file list /var/sw/pkg/        
 
/var/sw/pkg/:
upgrade Junos with partition option/  <<<<<<<<Test folder

root@SRX-345-2> root@SRX-345-2> request system software add no-validate partition /var/tmp/install/junos-srxsme-15.1X49-D110.4-domestic.tgz            
Checking for free space on /var/tmp/install
Copying package /var/tmp/install/junos-srxsme-15.1X49-D110.4-domestic.tgz to /var/tmp/install
Checking for basic sanity of copied package
WARNING: Installation with partition option will take several minutes to complete
WARNING: Please do not power-cycle the system till the installation is over
WARNING: A reboot is required to install the software
WARNING:     Use the 'request system reboot' command immediately
 
After upgrade

root@SRX-345-2> show version
Model: srx345
Junos: 15.1X49-D110.4
JUNOS Software Release [15.1X49-D110.4]

root@SRX-345-2> show system snapshot media internal
Information for snapshot on       internal (/dev/da0s1a) (primary)
Creation date: Sep 19 02:31:19 2017
JUNOS version on snapshot:
  junos  : 15.1X49-D110.4-domestic
Information for snapshot on       internal (/dev/da0s2a) (backup)
Creation date: Sep 19 02:29:41 2017
JUNOS version on snapshot:
  junos  : 15.1X49-D110.4-domestic


In the output below, note that the test file "Test upgrade with partition" was deleted, so there is no need to use no-copy and unlink option.

root@SRX-345-2> file list /var/tmp/

/var/tmp/:
appidd_trace_debug
cleanup-pkgs.log
eedebug_bin_file
gksdchk.log
gres-tp/
idp_license_info
install/
kmdchk.log
krt_rpf_filter.txt
nsd_restart
phone-home/
pics/
policy_status
rtsdb/
sd-upgrade/
sec-download/
spu_kmd_init
vi.recover/
vpn_tunnel_orig.id

root@SRX-345-2>


In the output below, note that the install package was deleted.

root@SRX-345-2> file list /var/tmp/install/   

/var/tmp/install/:

root@SRX-345-2>

 

In the output below, note that the test folder "upgrade Junos with partition option" was deleted.

root@SRX-345-2> file list /var/sw/pkg/

/var/sw/pkg/:

root@SRX-345-2>

 
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