With the availability of OneView 3.0 on the HPE Software Depot, means as well that it is time to update my own OneView instance controlling my ‘home lab’.

2 years ago I wrote a similar article already on the update process of OneView (it was from 1.05 to 1.10). Since then, lots of things has changed so I decided to post an up-to-date procedure going from 2.x to 3.0…

First you have to download the upgrade file from the HPE Software Depot.

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Second always create a backup of your current OneView installation. You can do this in the Settings section.

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After the backup is created don’t forget to download the actual backup file to your PC.

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Then it is actually a good moment to start the update process. This can be started under Settings – Appliance.

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Browse to the previously downloaded BIN file and select “Upload and install”.

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When the file is uploaded and validated, you have the option to start the actual update.

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Once the update finishes it will restart the appliance. You see the first difference already at the (new) logon screen.

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Another confirmation of the successful update can be found in the Activity pane…

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After successful login I get this message:

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Changing these parameters in the properties of the VM, and a reboot, clears this message.

This ends the upgrade to OneView 3.0.

 

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