How to Upgrade Gateway 9.3 to 9.4 ?

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Article ID: 193429

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Products

CA API Gateway API SECURITY CA API Gateway Precision API Monitoring Module for API Gateway (Layer 7) CA API Gateway Enterprise Service Manager (Layer 7) STARTER PACK-7 CA Microgateway

Issue/Introduction

Which are the correct files we need to download  to upgrade from  9.3 API Gateway 9.4?

Which order we need to use to Apply the patches ?

Environment

Release : 9.4

Component : API GATEWAY

Resolution

This is a general path about how to proceed to  Upgrade From 9.3 to 9.4 CR04

Follow the procedure in the following order

1. Do a VMware Snapshot of your Gateway before Upgrading ,
Work with your VMware Administrator on performing a snapshot of your Gateway in case you need to revert if there is an issue
2. Check your current version , Do this to verify the version you are upgrading from and ensure you are following the right path.
3. Disable Enterprise Service Manager (ESM) if present, Do this only if you are running ESM
4. Upgrade Thales HSM Firmware if present, Do this only if your CA API Gateway includes a Thales Hardware Security Module (HSM)
5. Remove Old WebSocket Components if present, If your Gateway contains any WebSocket components from v9.1 or earlier, delete these components before upgrading
6. CA_API_PlatformUpdate_64bit_vKernel-2018-10-05.L7P , File Name is CA_API_PlatformUpdate_64bit_vKernel-2018-10-05.L7P,
Follow instructions working with .L7P files (note that this is downloaded as an L7P file so no unzipping is necessary)

7. CA_API_PlatformUpdate_64bit_v9.4.00-RHEL.L7P, File Name is CA API_Gateway_v9.4.00_Upgrade_Patches_RHEL.zip ,
Follow instructions working with .L7P files
8. CA_API_Gateway_v9.4.00.L7P, File Name is CA API_Gateway_v9.4.00_Upgrade_Patches_RHEL.zip
9.Upgrade MySQL Database from Gateway Menu , If you see any mysql warning messages after the upgrade, execute the mysql_upgrade
Ref :
https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/layer7-api-management/api-gateway/9-4/install-configure-upgrade/upgrade-the-gateway/upgrade-an-appliance-gateway.html#UpgradeanApplianceGateway-upgrade_db
10.CA_API_Gateway_v9.4.00.10242-CR04.L7P, File Name is CA_API_Gateway_v9.4.00-CR04.zip
11. Monthly Vulnerability Patch, File Name is CA_API_PlatformUpdate_64bit_v9.X-RHEL-2020-01-23.L7P
12. CA API Gateway Policy Manager 9.4.00.10242-CR04 Installer.exe, File Name is CA_API_Gateway_v9.4.00-CR04.zip ,
Apply this to your Windows Policy Manager Installation
13. CA_SSO_SDK_Compact_v12.52.01.09.L7P, File Name is CA API_Gateway_v9.4.00_Upgrade_Patches_RHEL.zip ,
Only Apply CA_SSO_SDK_Compact_v12.52.01.09.L7P if running CA Single Sign On Integration otherwise ignore this patch


Additional Information

Patches must be to Downloaded from the following link :
https://support.broadcom.com/external/content/release-announcements/CA-API-Gateway-Solutions--Patches/3024