Steps needed to upgrade from 9.2 to 9.4
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Steps needed to upgrade from 9.2 to 9.4


Article ID: 193646


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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


I am trying to upgrade a 9.2 gateway to version 9.4. The documentation is very hard to follow. Comments about patches to install and a Kernel update. The directions link to other pages making the the experience dis-jointed and confusing.


Release : 9.4

Component : API GATEWAY


This is the general patch installation sequence to follow in order :

Applies to Upgrade From 9.2 to 9.4 CR04 + Monthly patch 

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 : CA_API_PlatformUpdate_64bit_vKernel-2018-10-05.L7P
7) ** CA_API_PlatformUpdate_64bit_v9.3.00-RHEL.L7P , File Name : ***
8) CA_API_PlatformUpdate_64bit_v9.4.00-RHEL.L7P , File Name : CA
9)CA_API_Gateway_v9.4.00.L7P, File Name : CA
10) Upgrade MySQL Database from Gateway Menu . If you see any mysql warning messages after the upgrade, execute the mysql_upgrade
11) CA_API_Gateway_v9.4.00.10242-CR04.L7P,File Name :
12) Monthly Vulnerability Patch , File Name : CA_API_PlatformUpdate_64bit_v9.X-RHEL-2020-01-23.L7P
13) CA API Gateway Policy Manager Installer.exe, File Name :
14) CA_SSO_SDK_Compact_v12.52.01.09.L7P , File Name : CA , Only Apply CA_SSO_SDK_Compact_v12.52.01.09.L7P if running CA Single Sign On Integration otherwise ignore this patch

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