PANOS upgrade VM-100 over KVM Virtual environment

L0 Member

PANOS upgrade VM-100 over KVM Virtual environment

This is the our internet firewall hosted by our ISP in the cloud. I am currently in PANOS Version 8.1.3 on PA-VM-100. The VM mode is KVM.  And now they have the new PANOS version 9.0.0, when I tried to download, it reaches half way and fails with:

 

  • Failed to download due to generic communication error. Please try again later.

Does anybody has solution to this?

L7 Applicator

Re: PANOS upgrade VM-100 over KVM Virtual environment

Hello,

The generic comm error is hard to determine. However I would revcommend not upgrading to 9.0 unless there is a feature you absolutly need. There are still things they are working out with it and can cause you more harm than good, potentially.

 

Take a read at this https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/General-Topics/PAN-OS-9-0-Released-Stop-and-Think/m-p/249866#M7...

 

Regards,

L0 Member

Re: PANOS upgrade VM-100 over KVM Virtual environment

Hi Klier,

 

Thanks for your input. Exactly what was in my mind and now its clear. However I think i should at least get ready for it by upgrading to the latest maintainance release of 8.1.6. Any major issues people been reporting about this?

 

Regards

L7 Applicator

Re: PANOS upgrade VM-100 over KVM Virtual environment

Hello,

I dont know since I dont run that code. However I do recommend you read hte release notes and maybe post in the general forum is anyone is having issues with that code. I do it quite often just to see what others are running into, if anything.

 

https://docs.paloaltonetworks.com/pan-os/8-1/pan-os-release-notes

 

Regards,

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