SonicOS/X 7 NSv Series Upgrade Guide

SonicOS and SonicOSX 7

Upgrade Guide for NSv Series

October 2021

Welcome to the SonicOS/X 7 Upgrade Guide for NSv Series.

This Upgrade Guide provides information about upgrading your NSv Series firewall from previous versions of SonicOS 6.5 or 7 to the latest version of SonicOS and SonicOSX 7 .

References to SonicOS/X indicate that the functionality is available in both SonicOS and SonicOSX.

The initial deployment of SonicOS/X 7 must be a fresh install. Upgrading to SonicOS/X 7 from SonicOS 6.5.4.v via the SWI file is not supported.

This guide also provides related information including importing configuration settings from one NSv model to another and between NSv platforms, upgrading a High Availability pair, using System Update to upgrade both SonicOS and SonicCore, using SafeMode to upgrade SonicOS/X, and how to perform a Model Upgrade to increase the available number of cores on your NSv. See the following topics for details.

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