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maintenance:downloads:system_updates:system_updates

Download Releases, Licenses, Databases

Update images

The release installation guide will help you update your system.

The YCE distribution images can be downloaded below:

download link md5 checksum type of release release notes
yce_7.2.0_20210708.bin f65f7de6d1e1a1b3433f999f7e21a2be General release NetYCE build 7.2.0 20210708
yce_7.2.0_20210730.bin 700c033cff3b6d4ddc98a8aa9885a380 General release NetYCE build 7.2.0 20210730
yce_7.2.0_20211021.bin 95fc2235557fb6431492350be515eead Prelim release Active build
Version 7.2, make sure you install Syslog-NG. For more information on what it is for: NCCM Syslog.
NetYCE installation images come in two forms, as a “General release” or as a “Preliminary build”. Only the general releases are intended for production usage since they have been more fully tested. Please consult the NetYCE development branches and releases page for an explanation of the distinctions.

NetYCE is improving its product in short development and test cycles called 'sprints'. A description of the items and issues that have been realized for the next upcoming cycle is available in the 'Active_build' page. Updates to the Active build page are weekly. Sprints are targeted at a two-week cycle.

The installation images can be installed using the YCE front-end as outlined below. These images can be used for upgrading dot-releases (e.g: 7.1 → 7.2) and for updating patchlevels (e.g: 7.2.0_20210101 → 7.2.0_20210701)

These images contain a full distribution set of NetYCE. Incremental installations are not required. Please note that these distribution images rely on YCEperl support packages that on occasion (normally at major releases) must be upgraded prior to the update image. The recent YCEperl revisions are OS specific. See below at YCEperl

Major version upgrades will have an installation guide published here and a NetYCE license file update.

YCEperl

The YCE perl support package can be downloaded as well, but can only be installed from the Linux command line. Updating is ONLY required when upgrading a major-release (6.x → 7.x) or a dot-release (7.1 → 7.2) or feature updates if indicated.

Although the CentOS/RedHat 6 support will be discontinued as of November 30th, 2021, some customers may wish to continue to run using these systems for a while longer.


As our latest developments rely on CentOS/RedHat 7, and is supported using our YCEperl-7.2.2 package, the newer NetYCE releases will no function properly in all areas on CentOS 6.10 using YCEperl-7.0.2. Especially the REST API's and the forthcoming front-end updates will require an update.

To this end we created YCEperl-7.0.3 that can only be installed on CentOS/RedHat 6.10 systems and supersedes the YCEperl-7.0.2.

Note that CentOS/RedHat 7.x systems must use the YCEperl-7.2.2 support package as it can only be installed in those environments.

Yceperl Version CentOS / RedHat md5 checksum
yceperl_7.0.2.bin 7.0.2 6.x, 7.x e4861836c605c2cd1b69f641b7952922
yceperl_7.0.3.bin 7.0.3 6.10 093b939da0b6c448879e0d3cb2a675e4
yceperl_7.2.2.bin 7.2.2 7.x 2b049e3171cc709cc1a2a8efc7864ec9

Installation of the YCE perl distribution requires the file to be uploaded to the YCE server using the 'yce' functional user. Then, login as 'yce' and execute sh yceperl_7.2.2.bin.

Note 1: The YCE perl update must be installed BEFORE upgrading to a higher YCE dot-release.
Note 2: YCEperl 7.2.2 is already bundled in the CentOS-7 based Genesis OVA.

Licenses

The new license can be downloaded from the table below. The installation instructions will help you install the license from the GUI or using the CLI.

The Genesis (Free) license is used by the free netYCE version.

License Valid till Version mask
Genesis (Free) License v7 20300131 7.x.x

Genesis database and ini files

If you had already downloaded de genesis OVA in the past, you may choose to just update the database and possibly updated ini files.

It is required that the patch level is higher than the database that is being loaded. If you have this warning, please make sure you have patched your system.

Upload and restore the database in Admin > System > DB archives.

Your current information in the database will be overwritten, not merged.
Database Release date Minimal required patchlevel
YCEdb_genesis_20191219_1134.arch 20191219_1134 20191218
YCEdb_genesis_20201116_0952.arch 20201116_0952 20201026
First install MariaDB-10.3 database march 2021 20210401

Overwrite the 'YCE CSV API' contents in Admin > System > Edit configs.
Make sure to save/merge your own additions, if needed.

INI file Release date
csv_api.ini 20200415
maintenance/downloads/system_updates/system_updates.txt · Last modified: 2021/10/21 09:38 by yspeerte