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Upgrade LEM: complete steps

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Updated: September 12, 2018

When you upgrade your LEM appliances and components, upgrade the LEM appliances first.

Upgrade your LEM appliances and components in the following order:

When you perform a LEM upgrade, always reboot the LEM appliances.

LEM upgrade options - Debian upgrade 

Upgrade 6.4 and later via network SMB share. 

Custom changes made on any LEM appliance (by root) will not be preserved after the upgrade. Specifically, any unexpected configuration formats created outside of CMC. For example:

  • Iptables custom rules
  • Modified scripts
  • Added scripts
  • Modified chron scheduler
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