The ConnexIP Operating System jumpstart installation is required in cases such as, reverting to older releases, SSD drive replacement and so on. To re-install ConnexIP OS follow the procedure below:
The ConnexIP ISO installation procedure automatically copies the SBC application package to the SBC platforms.
The ConnexIP ISO installation procedure takes around 30 minutes to complete.
Downloading ConnexIP ISO Image
Download the following ConnexIP OS files bundled from the Sonus Salesforce customer portal:
Refer to Downloading SBC 5400 Software from Salesforce for additional details.
Reinstalling the OS will format your disk and erase all data. Sonus highly recommends saving the configuration data to a temporary directory on the remote server before reinstalling the OS in the event you need to restore the original configuration data after the re-installation.
The following procedure describes how to reinstall the ConnexIP OS:
Launch the host remote console through the BMC. Refer to Launching the SBC 5400 BMC Remote Console.
Select Media in the JViewer and click Virtual Media Wizard. The Virtual Media screen appears.
Select ISO Image from CD/DVD Media1 section of the screen.
Click Browse. From the Open dialog, browse to and select the connexip-os_<version>_amd64.iso file and click Open.
Click Connect CD/DVD. A message Device redirected in Read Only Mode appears on the screen. Click OK to continue. This mounts the ISO image from your local desktop or laptop.
- Click Close to exit the window.
In the JViewer window, execute the following command to reboot the system:
After few minutes, the splash screen appears. Press <Del> or <Esc> key immediately to enter into BIOS configuration screen.
The BIOS setup utility screen is displayed. Use the left arrow key to navigate to the Save & Exit menu.
Select AMI Virtual CDROM0 1.00 from Save & Exit menu to boot from the virtual CD drive. This instructs the server to boot from the redirected ConnexIP OS ISO image.
By default. the Install option is selected. Press <Enter> to start the installation.
Select the <Language> and press Enter. By default, American English is selected.
The automated ConnexIP OS installation process starts. This process takes approximately 30 to 40 minutes to complete.
Once the installation is completed, the disk partition upgrade process starts. At this stage, DO NOT power off the system.
After system reboot, the ConnexIP login screen appears on the screen. This marks the completion of the ConnexIP OS Installation process.
Close the JViewer window.
The SBC 5400 EMA Platform mode should now be up and running.