Storage Sync 11.2.1 for VMware and Hyper-V (8/3/2018)

HOW TO UPGRADE / INSTALL

From Storage Sync version 11.1.3, 11.1.4, 11.1.5, 11.2.0 on VMware and Hyper-V:

  • Storage Sync will automatically upgrade itself with auto upgrade turned on (via orchestrator).
  • If the manual upgrade is enabled, please access the Storage Sync UI to perform the upgrade.  

From Storage Sync version 11.1.1 on VMware and Hyper-V: 

  • SSH to the device as egnyteservice and switch users via sudo.
  • Execute the command "yum upgrade orchestrator" 
  • This will upgrade Storage Sync orchestrator, which will then perform the upgrade to 11.2.1
  • If the manual upgrade is enabled, please access the Storage Sync UI to perform the upgrade. 

Note: In this release, migration and installs differ between VMware and Hyper-V

From Storage Sync versions 11.0.x and 10.3.3 on VMware:

  • Download the Storage Sync 11.2.1 OVA from the helpdesk
  • Perform a sync on 10.x or 11.0 VM to ensure data on disk is up to date
  • Turn off the VM
  • If possible, take a VM snapshot of the production VM to ensure we have a backup copy of data disk [optional]
  • Migrate data disk(s) to newly deployed 11.2.1 VM
  • Turn on the 11.2.1 VM and follow installation steps on UI

From Storage Sync versions 11.0.x and 10.3.3 on Hyper-V:

  • Download the Storage Sync 11.2.0 VHD from the helpdesk
  • Perform a sync on 10.x or 11.0 device to ensure data on disk is up to date
  • Turn off the device
  • If possible, take a VM snapshot of the production VM to ensure we have a backup copy of data disk [optional]
  • Migrate data disk(s) to newly deployed 11.2.0 device
  • Turn on the 11.2.0 device and follow installation steps on UI
  • Update to 11.2.1 in the Software Update section

 New Storage Sync deployments on Hyper-V:

  • Download the Storage Sync 11.2.0 VHD from the helpdesk
  • Turn on the 11.2.0 device and follow installation steps on UI
  • Update to 11.2.1 in the Software Update section

ISSUES / ENHANCEMENTS ADDRESSED

The following issue and enhancements have been addressed in Storage Sync 11.2.1

  • A fix to handle case mismatches for folder names when syncing down new content
  • A fix to address an issue where real time syncs were being disabled 

 

 

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