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To check the currently installed StarWind VSAN build, connect to the server in StarWind Management Console, open the Configuration tab, and choose ‘Register’. The build should be in the LICENSE SOURCE section under ‘Target Server Info’.

Below are the steps that describe the standard StarWind VSAN update procedure.

For the Hyper-V environments:

  1. To prevent data loss, disconnect iSCSI clients from StarWind nodes – for builds, where it is specified as a requirement in StarWind Release Notes;
  2. Move cluster resources (Cluster Disks and Cluster Roles, if possible) from the node which is going to be updated – for hyperconverged scenario only;
  3. Check that all StarWind devices have the Synchronized status on all nodes;
  4. Run the StarWind VSAN installer on the first node;
  5. Install the license key in the installation wizard if prompted;
  6. Wait until StarWind service starts and the synchronization process is completed;
  7. Check that all StarWind devices have the Synchronized status on all nodes;
  8. Check that all iSCSI connections are restored after the node update;
  9. Repeat the steps above on the remaining StarWind nodes one by one;
  10. Connect the iSCSI clients to the nodes, if they have been previously disconnected at step 1.

For the VMware ESXi, XenServer environments:

  1. To prevent data loss, disconnect iSCSI clients from StarWind nodes – for builds, where it is specified as a requirement in StarWind Release Notes;
  2. Check that all StarWind devices have the Synchronized status on all nodes;
  3. Check that each Datastore/SR on each host has active paths from all StarWind nodes;
  4. Run the StarWind VSAN installer on the first node;
  5. Install the license key in the installation wizard if prompted;
  6. Wait until StarWind service starts and the synchronization process is completed;
  7. Check that all StarWind devices have the Synchronized status on all nodes;
  8. Check that each Datastore/SR on each host has active paths from all StarWind nodes;
  9. Repeat the steps above on the remaining StarWind nodes one by one.
  10. Connect the iSCSI clients to the nodes, if they have been previously disconnected at step 1.

For the VMware ESXi environments with StarWind Virtual SAN for vSphere:

  1. Check that all StarWind devices have the Synchronized status on all nodes;
  2. Check that each Datastore on each host has active paths from all StarWind nodes;
  3. Login to StarWind Virtual SAN for vSphere web client (https://%VSAN_IP%:9090) on host 1
  4. Go to terminal web page.
  5. Download update using following cmdlet:
  1. Unpack the updater:

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  1. Start the update procedure:

Updater will compare StarWind Virtual SAN version and check if update is needed. In addition, kernel and system updates will be installed.

  1. After the successful update the StarWind Virtual SAN for vSphere will be rebooted.
  2. Wait until StarWind VSAN for vSphere starts, and the synchronization process is completed;
  3. Check that all StarWind devices have the Synchronized status on all nodes;
  4. Check that all iSCSI connections are restored after the node update;
  5. Repeat the steps above on the remaining StarWind nodes one by one;

Below are the extra steps to upgrade outdated StarWind iSCSI SAN / StarWind VSAN version to any newer one:

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5.4XOne by one updateLicense changeLicense changeData MigrationData MigrationData Migration + License changeData Migration + License change
5.5XLicense changeLicense changeInstructionsData migrationData Migration + License changeData Migration + License change
5.6XOne by one updateInstructionsInstructionsData Migration + License changeData Migration + License change
5.7XInstructionsInstructionsData Migration + License changeData Migration + License change
5.8XOne by one updateData Migration + License changeData Migration + License change
6XLicense changeData Migration + License change
8XOptional license change
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Explanation

One by one update – standard StarWind VSAN update procedure.

License change – the update requires taking steps of the standard update and the new license key.

Data migration – the update requires taking steps of the standard update and moving the data from the client side from existing devices to the new ones, created using the updated version.

Instructions – please contact StarWind Support by emailing to [email protected] to learn the proper steps for upgrade.

See also

The newest StarWind VSAN build can be downloaded here:
https://www.starwindsoftware.com/download-starwind-products

The complete Release Notes can be viewed by following this link:
http://www.starwindsoftware.com/release-notes-build

Install windows on free dos laptop. To request the new license key please email the Account Manager you have previously worked with or email our sales department.

Request a Product Feature

To request a new product feature or to provide feedback on a StarWind product, please email to our support at [email protected] and put “Request a Product Feature” as the subject.

To install StarWind Virtual SAN:

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1. Download the StarWind setup executable file from the StarWind website: https://www.starwindsoftware.com/starwind-virtual-san

2. Launch the downloaded executable setup file on the server that will be used as a SAN storage. Setup Wizard appears.

3. Read and accept the License Agreement.

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4. Click Next to continue.

5. Read the information about new features and improvements.

6. Click Next to continue.

7. Click Browse to select the installation path.

8. Click Next to continue.

9. Specify the installation type:

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This installation type is applied to remote access servers. StarWind Service enables synchronous replication, snapshot, flat storage device functionality, etc. It can be managed with StarWind Management Console from another computer.

StarWind Management Console

Management Console is the Graphical User Interface (GUI) part of the program that monitors and controls storage-related operations. After its installation, Management Console connects to StarWind Service remotely.

Full installation

Full installation includes both StarWind Service and Management Console elements. It allows for the resources management from the machine with StarWind Service installed.

Read about StarWind Virtual SAN Installer Components on the link below:

10. Click Next to continue.

11. Specify the Start Menu folder.

12. Click Next to continue.

13. Select the appropriate checkbox to create a desktop icon.

14. Click Next to continue.

15. You will be prompted to apply either a time-limited fully functional evaluation key, or a FREE version key, or a fully unlocked commercial license key that is supplied with an acquired StarWind product. Select the appropriate option.

16. Click Next to continue.

17. Download the StarWind license key.

18. Click Browse to select the license file.

10. Click Next to apply this license key.

20. Check the settings you have specified and click Back to make any changes. Click Install to continue.

21. Click Finish to close the wizard.

22. Select a path for a storage pool and click Yes.