Updating Systems Director

Use this information to update the Systems Director.

If you plan to use Systems Director to manage the server, you must check for the latest applicable Systems Director updates and interim fixes.

Note: Changes are made periodically to the Lenovo website. The actual procedure might vary slightly from what is described in this document.

Installing a newer version

To locate and install a newer version of Systems Director, complete the following steps:

  1. Check for the latest version of Systems Director:
    1. Go to the IBM Systems Director website.
    2. If a newer version of Systems Director than what comes with the server is shown in the drop-down list, follow the instructions on the web page to download the latest version.
  2. Install the Systems Director program.

Installing updates with your management server is connected to the Internet

If your management server is connected to the Internet, to locate and install updates and interim fixes, complete the following steps:

  1. Make sure that you have run the Discovery and Inventory collection tasks.
  2. On the Welcome page of the Systems Director web interface, click View updates.
  3. Click Check for updates. The available updates are displayed in a table.
  4. Select the updates that you want to install, and click Install to start the installation wizard.

Installing updates with your management server is not connected to the Internet

If your management server is not connected to the Internet, to locate and install updates and interim fixes, complete the following steps:

  1. Make sure that you have run the Discovery and Inventory collection tasks.
  2. On a system that is connected to the Internet, go to the Fix Central website.
  3. From the Product family list, select Systems Director.
  4. From the Product list, select Systems Director.
  5. From the Installed version list, select the latest version, and click Continue.
  6. Download the available updates.
  7. Copy the downloaded files to the management server.
  8. On the management server, on the Welcome page of the Systems Director web interface, click the Manage tab, and click Update Manager.
  9. Click Import updates and specify the location of the downloaded files that you copied to the management server.
  10. Return to the Welcome page of the Web interface, and click View updates.
  11. Select the updates that you want to install, and click Install to start the installation wizard.