6.02 - Upgrading Data Stream Controller - Teradata Software for Azure

Teradata Vantage™ on Azure (DIY) Installation and Administration Guide

Teradata Vantage on Azure
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January 2019
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English (United States)
After initiation, the upgrade process is completely non-interactive. During the upgrade, PUT reboots the system.
  1. Download the required upgrade bundles.
  2. Log in as the root user to the system where the software you want to upgrade is installed.
  3. If the following directory does not exist, create it: /var/opt/teradata/swupgrade-source
  4. Transfer the downloaded upgrade bundles to /var/opt/teradata/swupgrade-source.
  5. Create a dsainputs file.
    1. Run the dsu-tdput-upgrade command to generate the /tmp/dsainputs file.
    2. Copy DSC-xx.xx.xx.xx.tar.gz to /var/opt/teradata/swupgrade-source.
    3. Run the swupgrade -U command.
    Progress messages display on the screen until the system reboots.
  6. Verify the upgrade was successful.
    1. Log on to the system and run this command to display the log as the upgrade completes: tail -f /var/opt/teradata/TDput/fileservice/logs/swupgrade PUT displays the following message when the upgrade completes:
      Operation completed with exit status 0
      Output for this script (swupgrade) can be found at /var/opt/teradata/TDput/fileservice/logs/swupgrade.log
    2. Press Ctrl+C to exit the tail command.
    3. Type rpm –qa | grep DSC and verify the DSC version was upgraded correctly.
    4. Check that the /tmp/dscinstall.log file includes a message that confirms Finished the installation of DSC-xx.xx.xx.xx-XXXXXXX.x8664.rpm.
    5. Verify other components were upgraded correctly by checking the axmazureinstall.log, barcmdlineinstall.log, and clienthandlerinstall.log files in the /tmp directory.