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This document contains information about upgrading from previous version of NAV to 3.6.


Prior to upgrading the existing installation, the following MUST be done to ensure correctness:

  1. Make sure Cricket is not running.
  2. Do a backup of all the rrd-files.
  3. Remove all rrd-database tuples regarding Cricket (manually DELETE FROM rrd_file WHERE subsystem='cricket'; or with
  4. Run to fill the rrd-database with complete and correct data.

You can now upgrade NAV to 3.6.

After the upgrade the following steps are required:

  1. Remove old temperature datasources from the rrd-files as they are removed in the new Default files (with
  2. Before removing any Cricket files make sure you have a backup of them. Especially if you have altered them yourself in any way.
  3. Remove old configuration-files from the cricket-config directory (it is highly recommended to do this for the top level Defaults file aswell). This is only necessary for the following directories:
    • routers/
    • router-interfaces/
    • switches/
    • switch-ports/
  4. Copy new default configuration files to the cricket-config directory.
  5. Make sure that the datapath in the top level Defaults-file is correct and pointing to the directory where the rrd-files are stored.
  6. Run to extract oids from the Default files and insert them into the snmpoid table.

You can now run to create the Cricket config.

devel/upgrade_to_nav_3.6.1269864272.txt.gz · Last modified: 2010/03/29 12:04 by bredal