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Upgrade Management Center


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To keep in line with best practices Management Center needs to be upgraded.


  1. Backup your Management Center Configuration
  2. Upload wanted image to Management Center (Please see Note below if you have Management Center 3.1 or above)
    1. Option 1: Download image to Workstation and upload Management Center
      1. Access My Downloads from Broadcom support portal and download wanted image to a device that has access to Management center 
      2. Log into Management Center and browse to "Configuration>Files"
      3. Click the "Add File" button
        1. Click the "Select File" button
        2. Browse to wanted image highlight and click "Open"
        3. Click the "Upload" button and the "Close" button when upload is completed.
    2. Direct download to Management Center
      1. Access https://mysymantec.com and copy the URL link from the image link.
      2. Log into the Management Center and browse to "Configuration>Files"
      3. Click the "Transfer File" button
        1. Paste URL in the "Server URL:" filed
        2. Choose "Image"
        3. Click "Run Now"
      4. This may take several minutes
  3. Copy the image URL to be used in the configuration image transfer.
    1. After image has been download/uploaded, highlight the image and click the "Copy URL" button and copy the URL.
  4. Transfer image to configuration through CLI
    1. Connect to Management Center through SSH or Console cable and navigate to enable mode
    2. If you have a self signed cert follow these steps to enable HTTP for transfer of image
      1. (config)# security http enable
    3. Transfer image to configuration
      1. Proxy using a Self Signed Certificate command
        1. #installed-systems load "URL copied in step 4.1 using HTTP and port 8080"
      2. Proxy using Signed Certificate command
        1. #installed-systems load "URL copied in step 4.1"
    4. If HTTP was enable use the following command to disable HTTP
      1. (config)# security http disable
  5. Restart


Management Center 3.1 includes a new Image Management user interface. You can use the steps below to upgrade.

A. Add the new image into Management Center.

1. Select Administration > Image Management.
2. Select Add Image.
3. You can Download from URL or Upload from browser (if you have already downloaded the image to you computer).
4. Click Upload.

B. Make the new image default and Reboot to Default Image

1. Select Administration > Image Management.
2. To make the new image the default, select the checkbox in the Default column.
3. To reboot Management Center to load the default image, click Reboot Default Image, then click Yes to confirm the