Today, I am going to how to upgrade Citrix ADC from 11.1 to 12.1.
1.Sign in to Citrix.com portal My Account.
2.Enter your user name and password, click Sign in.
3.On the Dashboard page, select Downloads.
4.On the Download page, select Citrix ADC (NetScaler ADC).
5.On the Citrix ADC page, select Citrix ADC Release 12.1, select Firmware, Click NetScaler Release (Maintenance 12.1 Build xxxxx).
6.On the NetScaler Release (Maintenance Phase) 12.1 Build xxxxx page, select Build, click Download File.
Note: if this firmware addresses security vulnerabilities issues, you need to follow the CTX document for updates.
7.On the End-User License Agreement page, click Yes, I accept.
8.On the Download Agreement page, select I have read and certify that I comply with the above Export Control Laws, click Accept.
9.The .tgz file is starting to download.
10.Open the Citrix NetScaler web console, enter user name and password.
11.Expand System, select Backup and Restore.
12.On the Backup and Restore page, click Backup.
13.On the Backup page, select Create, type the file name and select full level, click Backup.
14.Righ-click the Backup file and select Download, if you need to save it to local machine.
15.On the Configuration page, select System.
16.On the System Information page, select System Upgrade.
17.On the System Upgrade page, click Choose File, select Local.
18.Select the new firmware, click Open.
19.Select Reboot after successful installation, click Upgrade.
20.On the System Upgrade page, click Close after Installation completed.
21.On the System page, click Reboot.
22.On the Reboot page, select Save configuration, click OK.
23.On the Citrix NetScaler web console, enter user name and password.
24.You will see the pop up information the new features.
25.Check the Citrix ADC version.
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Cary Sun is an Principal Consultant, He has a strong background specializing in datacenter and deployment solutions, and has spent over 20 years in the planning, design, and implementation of network technologies and Management and system integration.He hold CISCO CERTIFIED INTERNETWORK EXPERT (CCIE No.4531) from 1997.Cary is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and Cisco Champion, He is a published author with serveral titles, include blogs on Checkyourlogs.net, author for many books. Specialties: CCIE /CCNA / MCSE / MCITP / MCTS / MCSA / Solution Expert / CCA