How to upgrade Citrix ADC firmware through CLI

Today, I am going to show you how to upgrade Citrix ADC through CLI.

1.Use PuTTy to set up a SSH connection to your appliance.

2.Type “shell” to go into the shell mode.

3.Create a folder with the following command: “mkdir /var/nsinstall/<foldername>”

4.Browse to that folder with the following command: “cd /var/nsinstall/<foldername>”

5.Use WINSCP, browse to that folder and upload the firmware update in that folder.

6.Extract the firmware update with the following command: “tar –xvzf <filename>”

7.Start the upgrade process with the following command: “./installns”

When it’s finished press “Y” to reboot the appliance and you’re done.

Hope you enjoy this post.

Cary Sun

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