4.2. Upgrading to Red Hat Virtualization Manager 4.3 with ovirt-fast-forward-upgrade
Log in to the Manager machine and install the
# yum install ovirt-fast-forward-upgrade
Run the following command to upgrade the Manager, while creating a backup of the current version:
# ovirt-fast-forward-upgrade --backup --backup-dir=/backupNote
Red Hat recommends using the
--backup-diroptions to create a backup of the current Manager. If a backup directory is not specified, the backup is saved in
--backupoption is a wrapper for the
engine-backuptool and is equivalent to running the following command:
# engine-backup --scope=all --mode=backup --file=file_name --log=log_file_name
To restore your backup, run
# engine-backup --mode=restore
See Backing Up and Restoring the Red Hat Virtualization Manager in the Administration Guide for details.
Alternatively, to upgrade without creating a backup, run the following command:
If there are errors, check the log:
You can now update the hosts.