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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:

  • sbc-V06.xx.xxR000-connexip-os_03.xx.xx-R000_amd64.iso
  • sbc-V06.xx.xxR000-connexip-os_03.xx.xx-R000_amd64.iso.md5

Refer to Downloading SBC 5400 Software from Salesforce for additional details.

Refer to the latest release notes for the correct software bundle to download from the Salesforce customer portal.

Installing OS

 

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:

  1. Launch the host remote console through the BMC. Refer to Launching the SBC 5400 BMC Remote Console.

    Figure : SBC 5400 JViewer window

  2. Select Media in the JViewer and click Virtual Media Wizard. The Virtual Media screen appears.

    Figure : JViewer - Virtual Media Wizard option

  3. Select ISO Image from CD/DVD Media1 section of the screen.

    Figure : SBC 5400 CD-DVD Media1 option

  4. Click Browse. From the Open dialog, browse to and select the connexip-os_<version>_amd64.iso file and click Open.

    Figure : SBC 5400 ConnexIP ISO file

  5. 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.

    Figure : SBC 5400 ConnexIP Device Redirection message

  6. Click Close to exit the window.
  7. In the JViewer window, execute the following command to reboot the system:

     # reboot
  8. After few minutes, the splash screen appears. Press <Del> or <Esc> key immediately to enter into BIOS configuration screen.

    Figure : SBC 5400 ConnexIP Install screen 1

  9. The BIOS setup utility screen is displayed. Use the left arrow key to navigate to the Save & Exit menu.

    Figure : SBC 5400 ConnexIP Install screen 2

  10. 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.

    Figure : SBC 5400 ConnexIP Install screen 3

  11. By default. the Install option is selected. Press <Enter> to start the installation.

    Figure : SBC 5400 ConnexIP Install screen 4

  12. Select the <Language> and press Enter. By default, American English is selected.

    Figure : SBC 5400 ConnexIP Install screen 5


    The automated ConnexIP OS installation process starts. This process takes approximately 30 to 40 minutes to complete.

    Figure : SBC 5400 ConnexIP Install screen 6

    Figure : SBC 5400 ConnexIP Install screen 7

    Figure : SBC 5400 ConnexIP Install screen 8

    Figure : SBC 5400 ConnexIP Install screen 9

    Figure : SBC 5400 ConnexIP Install screen 10

    Figure : SBC 5400 ConnexIP Install screen 11


    Once the installation is completed, the disk partition upgrade process starts. At this stage, DO NOT power off the system.

    Figure : SBC 5400 ConnexIP Install screen 12


    After system reboot, the ConnexIP login screen appears on the screen. This marks the completion of the ConnexIP OS Installation process.

    Figure : SBC 5400 ConnexIP Install screen 13


    Close the JViewer window.

The SBC 5400 EMA Platform mode should now be up and running.

 

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