Upgrade Device Packs in DX NetOps Mediation Manager for Performance Management

A device pack consists of Engine, Certification, and Views. Upgrade a device pack in  for CA Performance Management through the DX NetOps Mediation Manager Web UI.
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A device pack consists of Engine, Certification, and Views. Upgrade a device pack in
DX NetOps
for CA Performance Management through the DX NetOps Mediation Manager Web UI.
Upgrade using the Typical Option
Use the Typical option to upgrade Engine and the corresponding CERT and Views seamlessly.
Follow these steps:
  1. Launch the
    DX NetOps
    Web Manager:
    http://<PrimaryMCMachineIP>:<web-port>
    Where <w
    eb-port
    > is the port number that is configured during the
    DX NetOps
    installation, and <
    PrimaryMCMachine IP
    > is the IP address or hostname of the primary MultiController system.
  2. Enter the login credentials.
    Confirm that the working environment is CA Performance Management.
  3. Click the Device Packs tab, select the Engine that you want to upgrade, and click Upgrade, Typical
    .
  4. Select the Device Pack Repository check box, select a device pack, and click Next.
    Do no click the Browse button. If you click Browse, you have to manually upgrade the individual components.
  5. Review the configuration parameters in Global External Variables and Component Configuration for the Presenter and Engine being upgraded and update the new parameters.
    The PRESENTER_ID of the Engine must match with the COMPONENT_ID of the CAPM Presenter.
    In Global External Variables, the previously modified values for the existing parameters are preserved during the upgrade. So, modify the values for the existing parameters, only if needed. However, the new parameters are populated with the default values. So, modify the new values according to your requirement. To know the new parameters, click ReadMe in the Web UI; the list of device pack configuration files that consists of the parameters appear. Select DPInfo_<
    devicepack
    >.txt and click Open.
  6. Click Finish.
    The device pack is upgraded.
Upgrade using the Custom Option
Use the Custom option to upgrade, Engine, Presenter, CERT, and Views individually. This method is most suited for the Presenter upgrade.
Follow these steps:
  1. Launch the
    DX NetOps
    Web Manager:
    http://<PrimaryMCMachineIP>:<web-port>
    Where <w
    eb-port
    > is the port number that is configured during the
    DX NetOps
    installation, and <
    PrimaryMCMachine IP
    > is the IP address or hostname of the primary MultiController system.
  2. Enter the login credentials.
    Confirm that the working environment is CA Performance Management.
  3. Click the Device Packs tab, select the Engine or Presenter that you want to upgrade, and click Upgrade, Custom
    .
  4. Perform one of the following steps:
    • If the Device Pack you want to upgrade is located in the Device Pack repository that is shipped with the current release of
      DX NetOps
      , select the Device Pack Upgrade check box and select a device pack.
    • If the Device Pack you want to upgrade is not located in the Device Pack repository and resides in the local system, click Browse, locate the device pack.
  5. Click Engine, CERT, or View radio button and select the corresponding subcomponent, and click Next.
  6. (Only for Presenter and Engine) Review the configuration parameters in Global External Variables and Component Configuration for the subcomponent being upgraded and update the new parameters.
    The PRESENTER_ID of the Engine must match with the COMPONENT_ID of the CAPM Presenter.
    In Global External Variables, the previously modified values for the existing parameters are preserved during the upgrade. So, modify the values for the existing parameters, only if needed. However, the new parameters are populated with the default values. So, modify the new values according to your requirement. To know the new parameters, click Help, DevicePacl ReadMe in the Web UI; the list of device pack configuration files that consists of the parameters appear. Select DPInfo_<
    devicepack
    >.txt and click Open.
  7. Click Finish.
    The subcomponent is upgraded.