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Huawei Wimax and LTE Simultaneous BS Software Upgrade Guide

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Document Number: Version: 1.2

August 13, 2013

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Revisions ................................................................................................. 3 Overview .................................................................................................. 4 Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB Software Upgrade ................................................. 6 3.1 Archive Wimax and LTE Licenses ................................................................. 6 3.2 Request New Wimax and LTE Licenses ......................................................... 6 3.3 Install Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB Mediation Software to EMS ............................. 6 3.4 Upload Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB Software to EMS ........................................ 7 3.5 Upload LTE eNodeB Common Commissioning Template ..................................... 9 3.6 Download NE Software ............................................................................ 10 3.6.1 Download Software Only to Wimax BS ................................................... 10 3.6.2 Download Software Only to LTE eNodeB................................................. 15 3.7 Execute Pre-Check ................................................................................ 18 3.7.1 Execute RRU Topology Configuration Check ............................................ 18 3.7.2 Execute NE Health Check ................................................................... 19 3.7.3 Execute Network Entry Test ................................................................ 21 3.7.4 Execute Throughput Test .................................................................... 21 3.7.5 Execute Drive Test Verification ............................................................. 21 3.7.6 Execute Configuration Backup ............................................................. 21 3.8 Reconfigure RRU Topology ...................................................................... 22 3.9 Activate NE Software .............................................................................. 25 3.9.1 Activate Wimax BS Software................................................................ 25 3.9.2 Activate LTE eNodeB Software ............................................................. 28 3.10 Set Maintenance Mode ......................................................................... 31 3.11 Load and Activate Licenses .................................................................... 33 3.11.1 Load and Activate Wimax BS Licenses ................................................ 33 3.11.2 Load and Activate LTE eNodeB Licenses ............................................. 34 Apply LTE eNodeB Golden Parameter Configuration ..................................... 35 3.12 3.13 Synchronize Configuration Data .............................................................. 37 3.14 Clear RET Alarms ............................................................................... 37 3.15 Enable New KPIs ................................................................................ 39 3.15.1 Add Cell Operator KPIs ................................................................... 39 3.15.2 Enable Wimax and LTE Counters ....................................................... 41 3.16 Execute Post-Check ............................................................................ 42 3.16.1 Execute NE Health Check ................................................................ 42 3.16.2 Execute Network Entry Test .............................................................. 44 3.16.3 Execute Throughput Test ................................................................. 44 3.16.4 Execute Drive Test Verification .......................................................... 44

Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB Software Rollback ............................................... 45 4.1 Execute Rollback ................................................................................... 45 4.1.1 Execute LTE eNodeB Rollback ............................................................. 45 4.1.2 Execute Wimax BS Rollback ............................................................... 49 4.2 Set Maintenance Mode ............................................................................ 53 4.3 Redistribute Previous Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB Licenses .............................. 54 4.3.1 Load and Activate Wimax BS Licenses ................................................... 54 4.3.2 Load and Activate LTE eNodeB Licenses ................................................ 55 4.4 Execute NE Health Check ........................................................................ 56

1 Revisions
Date May 29, 2013 June 5, 2013 June 5, 2013 June 6, 2013 July 1, 2013 Revision 0.1 Description Draft release. Author Jeff Fry

0.2 0.3

Draft release. Draft release.

Jeff Fry Jeff Fry

1.0

Initial Release.

Jeff Fry

1.1

Added pre-check for RRU topology. Added configuration step to resolve RET Inter-System RF Unit Parameter Settings Conflict alarms. Removed NE Health Check comparison option.

Jeff Fry

August 13, 2013

1.2

Updated section 3.6.1 to include selecting automatic bootROM upgrade option under SWM Preferences.

Jeff Fry

2 Overview
The purpose of this document is to provide the procedures for upgrading the Huawei RAN (Radio Access Network) equipment. Procedures for upgrading the Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB are provided. Additionally, any upgrade related configuration steps are provided. The following outlines the procedures in this document for the system upgrade. Sections are listed in the order of execution. Non-maintenance versus maintenance window sections is indicated. Approximate times are stated for a 200-site system.

Table 1: System Upgrade Tasks (200-Site System) Section Task Title NonMaintenance vs. Maintenance. Non-Maintenance Non-Maintenance Non-Maintenance Non-Maintenance Non-Maintenance Approximate Time

3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5

Archive Wimax and LTE Licenses Request New Wimax and LTE Licenses Install Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB Mediation Upload Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB Software Upload LTE eNodeB Common Commissioning Template Download NE Software Execute Pre-Check Activate NE Software Set Maintenance Mode Load and Activate Licenses Apply LTE eNodeB Golden Parameter Configuration Synchronize Configuration Data Enable New KPIs Execute Post-Check Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB Software Rollback (if needed)

30 mins 5 mins 15 mins 15 mins 5 mins

Wimax and LTE Upgrade

3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.11 3.12

Non-Maintenance Non-Maintenance Maintenance Maintenance Maintenance Maintenance

1 hour 1 hour 1.5 hours 5 mins 15 mins 30 mins

3.13 3.14 3.15 4

Maintenance Maintenance Maintenance Maintenance

5 mins 30 mins 1 hour 2 hours

3 Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB Software Upgrade


3.1 Archive Wimax and LTE Licenses
In case of rollback (section 4), archive the current Wimax and LTE licenses. Store the Wimax DAT license file and ZIP all LTE eNodeB licenses in preparation for possible rollback later.

3.2 Request New Wimax and LTE Licenses


The V3R5 Wimax and V1R8 LTE releases require new licenses. Request licenses from Huawei support. Typically, Huawei will process the request and deliver the new licenses within 24 hours. The Wimax license should be delivered as a DAT file while the LTE eNodeB licenses should be delivered in a ZIP file.

3.3 Install Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB Mediation Software to EMS


1. In your browser, go to http://<EMS IP>:8090. 2. Login using omcuser/omcuser. 3. Click General.

Figure 1: General Menu 4. Click Mediation Package Management.

Figure 2: Mediation Package Management 5. Click the Mediation Installation tab.

Figure 3: Mediation Installation 6. Click Upload. 7. Select the mediation software package for the LTE release. Wait for the package to upload and appear in the mediation list. 8. Select the mediation software package for the Wimax release. Wait for the package to upload and appear in the mediation list. 9. Select both mediation packages in the list and click Install. 10. Monitor the installation via the Mediation Installation Log box. 11. When complete, a dialog will confirm successful installation. If the installation fails, provide the installation log output to EMS support.

Figure 4: Mediation Installation Complete

3.4 Upload Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB Software to EMS


The following section describes how to transfer the Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB software in preparation for download. 1. Select Software->NE File Transfer.

Figure 5: NE File Transfer 2. In the NE File Transfer dialog, specify From OSS Client to OSS Server for Direction and DBS3900 Wimax for the NE Type. 3. Click Select and select the folder location of the Wimax BS software. The folder location must contain the software and a software configuration file (XML).

Figure 6: Select eNodeB Software Location 4. Click OK to transfer the Wimax BS software. 5. Repeat the previous steps for the LTE eNodeB software. 6. Specify BTS3900 LTE for the NE Type. 7. Click Select and select the folder location of the LTE eNodeB BS software. The folder location must contain the software and a software configuration file (XML). 8. Click OK to transfer the LTE eNodeB software. 9. When transfers are complete, verify the software appears in the OSS Server tab under Wimax BTS>DBS3900 Wimax and eNodeB->DBS3900 LTE. Full releases will appear under the Software tab.

Figure 7: Check Software/Patch

3.5 Upload LTE eNodeB Common Commissioning Template


The eNodeB software release includes new commissioning files including the Common Commissioning Template (XML). This file contains the common configuration parameters and values. This file is referenced by the LTE Summary Data File for commissioning. Follow the next steps to upload this template into the EMS. 1. Select CME->Template Management.

Figure 8: Template Management 2. In the Template Management Pane, click Import.

Figure 9: Import 3. Select the Common Commissioning Template XML file.

4. Confirm the import.

Figure 10: Template Import 5. Confirm that the template appears in the Custom Template list.

Figure 11: Custom Templates

3.6 Download NE Software


3.6.1 Download Software Only to Wimax BS
The Wimax BS may be downloaded during the nonmaintenance time to save time during the maintenance window. This does not activate software or reboot the Wimax BS. 1. Go to System->Preferences.

Figure 12: System Preferences 2. Select SWM Preferences. 3. Check the box Allow this client to forcibly upgrade multimode base station and Automatic upgrade BootROM.

Figure 13: SWM Preferences 4. Click OK. 5. Select Software->NE Upgrade Task Management.

Figure 14: NE Upgrade Task Management 6. At the top left of the tab, select Create and select Wimax BTS. 7. In the NE Upgrade Wizard dialog, select Upgrade for the Upgrade Type. Select the NEs and use the > button to move it to the right pane. Click Next.

Figure 15: NE Upgrade Wizard 8. In the next dialog, check Software and select the Version. 9. Check Download only.

Figure 16: NE Upgrade Wizard for Software 10. Click Advanced. 11. Check the box Multimode base station upgrade is allowed in special cases.

Figure 17: Advanced 12. Click OK. 13. Click Next. 14. In the Version Check Information dialog, select Wimax.

Figure 18: Version Check Information 15. Click Continue. 16. Verify the information on the next panel. Click Finish to start the download.

Figure 19: NE Upgrade Wizard Finish 17. Monitor the progress of the software upgrade in the upper pane of the Upgrade Task Management tab. The upgrade time will vary depending on the number of sites. When the upgrade is complete, the task will appear in the Finish group.

Figure 20: Monitoring the Software Download 18. You may view the Upgrade Report to view detailed download results.

3.6.2

Download Software Only to LTE eNodeB


1. Select Software->NE Upgrade Task Management.

Figure 21: NE Upgrade Task Management 2. At the top left of the tab, select Create and select eNodeB. 3. In the NE Upgrade Wizard dialog, select Upgrade for the Upgrade Type. Select the NEs and use the > button to move it to the right pane. Click Next.

Figure 22: NE Upgrade Wizard 4. In the next dialog, check Software and select the Version. 5. Check Download only. 6. Click Next.

Figure 23: NE Upgrade Wizard for Software 7. Click Advanced. 8. Check the box Multimode base station upgrade is allowed in special cases.

Figure 24: Advanced 9. Click OK. 10. Click Next. 11. Verify the information on the next panel. Click Finish to start the download.

Figure 25: NE Upgrade Wizard Finish 12. Monitor the progress of the software upgrade in the upper pane of the Upgrade Task Management tab. The upgrade time will vary depending on the number of sites. When the upgrade is complete, the task will appear in the Finish group.

Figure 26: Monitoring the Software Download 13. You may view the Upgrade Report to view detailed download results.

3.7 Execute Pre-Check


Prior starting the upgrade, all Wimax BS and LTE eNodeBs should be checked for current operational status. After the upgrade, this pre-check data will be used as a reference in order to identify upgrade failures.

3.7.1

Execute RRU Topology Configuration Check


With release V3R5/V1R8, if connected RRU fibers do not match RRU topology configuration, the Wimax sector may be shut down. Follow the next steps to determine which sites have this potential issue. 1. Select Monitor->Browse Alarm List.

Figure 27: Browse Alarm List 2. Click Filter 3. Specify RRU Network Topology Type and Configuration Mismatch and choose Uncleared options.

Figure 28: Filter Alarms 4. Click OK. 5. Note all the Wimax BS and the RRU chain that have this alarm. These will be reconfigured in Section 3.8 Reconfigure RRU Topology.

3.7.2

Execute NE Health Check


1. Select Maintenance->Network Health Check->NE Health Check.

Figure 29: NE Health Check 2. Click Create.

Figure 30: Create NE Health Check Task 3. Select Upgrade Check.

Figure 31: Upgrade Check 4. Choose all NEs, Wimax BTS and eNodeBs. 5. Click Next. 6. Click Finish to execute. 7. When complete, select the task under Finished Tasks. 8. Right-click on the task and select View Report.

Figure 32: View Report 9. Choose a format and click Open to view the report.

10. Investigate and resolve any Not Passed results.

Figure 33: Upgrade Check Report

3.7.3

Execute Network Entry Test


A site and sector should be selected for network entry verification prior to the upgrade. A field tech should Execute a network entry test to verify subscriber operational status. The same location should be used for post-upgrade testing.

3.7.4

Execute Throughput Test


A site and sector should be selected for throughput verification prior to the upgrade. A field tech should Execute a throughput test to verify subscriber operational status. The same location should be used for post-upgrade testing.

3.7.5

Execute Drive Test Verification


A short route involving two sites should be selected for mobility verification prior to the upgrade. A field tech should Execute a mobility drive test to verify subscriber operational status. The same route should be used for post-upgrade testing.

3.7.6

Execute Configuration Backup


Prior to executing the retune script, a backup operation should be Executeed to save the existing configuration. If there is an error, it may be necessary to revert back to this configuration. 1. On the M2000 EMS client, go to Maintenance>Backup Management->NE Backup.

Figure 34: NE Backup 2. Select Wimax BTS from the pulldown.

3. Select one or more NEs.

Figure 35: NE Backup List 4. Click the Backup button and confirm the backup to start the backup process. This will backup the eNodeB configuration to the EMS server. 5. Monitor the backup process in the bottom pane. 6. Repeat for the eNodeBs.

Figure 36: eNodeB Backup

3.8 Reconfigure RRU Topology


The Wimax BS identified in Section 3.7.1 will need to be reconfigured to change the RRU topology. Follow the next steps.

1. Select Configuration->Wimax Enhanced Configuration.

Figure 37: Wimax Enhanced Configuration 2. Select Export->BTS Configuration. 3. In the Export dialog, select all Wimax BS identified in Section 3.7.1. 4. Export the Device and Radio templates.

Figure 38: Export Templates 5. Open the Device template and go to the RRUCHAIN tab. 6. Using the list of Wimax BS and RRU Chains from Section 3.7.1, update the Topology Type column to Balance for each. Balance indicates that two fibers are physically connected. 7. Update the Balance Tail and Balance CPRI column for the second fiber.

Site ID

RRU Chain/Balance Connection No. Topology Type 52371 0 BALANCE 52371 2 BALANCE 52371 1 BALANCE

Chain/Balance Head Cabinet No.


0 0 0

Chain/Balance Head Subrack No.


0 0 0

Chain/Balance Head Slot No.


3 3 3

Chain/Balance Head CPRI No.


0 2 1

Balance Tail Cabinet No. 0


0

Balance Tail Subrack No. 0


0

Balance Tail Slot No. 2


2

Balance Tail CPRI No. 0


2

Figure 39: Update RRUCHAIN 8. Save and close the template. No changes are made to the Radio template. 9. Click Import->Import BTS Configuration.

Figure 40: Import Templates 10. Import the updated Device template and the unchanged Radio template. 11. After importing both templates, choose Deployment>Generate Commissioning File. 12. In the Generate File dialog, select the Wimax BS and click Check. 13. Correct any errors from the check. 14. Click Generate Commissioning File. 15. Select Maintenance->Commissioning.

Figure 41: Commissioning 16. Click New. 17. Provide a project name and select the Wimax BS.

Figure 42: Commissioning Dialog 18. Select Download Configuration File and choose Upload from NM. 19. Click Finish to execute the configuration change. 20. After the configuration is applied check that the RRU Network Topology Type and Configuration Mismatch alarms have been cleared.

3.9 Activate NE Software


3.9.1 Activate Wimax BS Software
21. Select Software->NE Upgrade Task Management.

Figure 43: NE Upgrade Task Management 22. At the top left of the tab, select Create and select Wimax BTS. 23. In the NE Upgrade Wizard dialog, select Upgrade for the Upgrade Type. Select the NEs and use the > button to move it to the right pane. Click Next.

Figure 44: NE Upgrade Wizard 24. In the next dialog, check Software and select the Version. 25. Check Activate only. 26. Click Next.

Figure 45: NE Upgrade Wizard for Software 27. Click Advanced. 28. Check the box Multimode base station upgrade is allowed in special cases.

Figure 46: Advanced 29. Click OK. 30. Click Next. 31. In the Version Check Information dialog, select Wimax.

Figure 47: Version Check Information 32. Click Continue. 33. Verify the information on the next panel. Click Finish to start the download.

Figure 48: NE Upgrade Wizard Finish 34. Monitor the progress of the software upgrade in the upper pane of the Upgrade Task Management tab. The upgrade time will vary depending on the number of sites. When the upgrade is complete, the task will appear in the Finish group.

Figure 49: Monitoring the Software Activation

3.9.2

Activate LTE eNodeB Software


1. Select Software->NE Upgrade Task Management.

Figure 50: NE Upgrade Task Management 2. At the top left of the tab, select Create and select eNodeB. 3. In the NE Upgrade Wizard dialog, select Upgrade for the Upgrade Type. Select the NEs and use the > button to move it to the right pane. Click Next.

Figure 51: NE Upgrade Wizard 4. In the next dialog, check Software and select the Version. 5. Check Activate only. 6. Click Next.

Figure 52: NE Upgrade Wizard for Software 7. Click Advanced. 8. Check the box Multimode base station upgrade is allowed in special cases.

Figure 53: Advanced 9. Click OK. 10. Click Next. 11. Verify the information on the next panel. Click Finish to start the download.

Figure 54: NE Upgrade Wizard Finish 12. Monitor the progress of the software upgrade in the upper pane of the Upgrade Task Management tab. The upgrade time will vary depending on the number of sites. When the upgrade is complete, the task will appear in the Finish group.

Figure 55: Monitor the Software Activation

3.10 Set Maintenance Mode


1. Select Maintenance->Maintenance Mode.

Figure 56: Maintenance Mode 2. Click the Set Maintenance Mode icon.

Figure 57: Set Maintenance Mode 3. Select Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB NEs and specify NORMAL.

Figure 58: Select NEs 4. Click OK.

3.11 Load and Activate Licenses


3.11.1 Load and Activate Wimax BS Licenses
1. Select License->NE License Management->Wimax BTS.

Figure 59: Wimax BTS Licensing 2. Right-click on the V3R5 Wimax release and select Upload.

Figure 60: Upload 3. Select the V3R5 Wimax license DAT file. 4. Select the new license record to view the Wimax BS license allocations.

5. Multi-select all Wimax BS NEs and right-click to select Modify. 6. Do not modify current license allocations. 7. Ensure Dual Mode RRU feature is set to 3. Click OK. 8. Right-click on the license record and select Distribute. 9. Monitor the progress of the license distribution.

3.11.2

Load and Activate LTE eNodeB Licenses


1. Select License->NE License Management->Stand-Alone.

Figure 61: Stand-Alone Licensing 2. Click NE License Maintenance.

Figure 62: NE License Maintenance 3. Choose Load License File. 4. In the Load License File dialog, choose ZIP format and select the LTE ZIP license file.

Figure 63: Load License 5. Click Next. 6. Ensure all NEs are selected and click Finish.

Figure 64: Map NEs 7. Monitor the progress of the license update task.

3.12 Apply LTE eNodeB Golden Parameter Configuration


1. Retrieve the golden parameter update file (MML). 2. Select Maintenance->Task Management.

Figure 65: Maintenance MML 3. Click New. 4. In the New Task dialog, specify the task name and select MML script.

Figure 66: New Task 5. Click Next. 6. Check Run Now on the next step. 7. Click Next. 8. On the next step, specify the golden parameter update file, select all eNodeBs, and specify an output file.

Figure 67: Specify Parameters 9. Monitor the progress of the task. Check the output file for errors when complete.

10. Right-click and choose Synchronize NE Configuration Data. This will restart the synchronization process after the upgrade.

3.13 Synchronize Configuration Data


After large scale upgrades, automatic configuration synchronization may be delayed. Execute the next steps to manually synchronize the configuration data to avoid this delay. 11. Select Topology->Main Topology.

Figure 68: Topology 12. In the navigation tree, multi-select a group of eNodeBs. 13. Right-click and choose Synchronize NE Configuration Data. This will restart the synchronization process after the upgrade.

Figure 69: Synchronize Configuration Data

3.14 Clear RET Alarms


Inter-System RF Unit Parameter Settings Conflict alarms may appear due to RET value mismatches between Wimax and LTE. Follow the next steps to clear this alarm. 1. Select Monitor->Browse Alarm List.

Figure 70: Browse Alarm List 2. Click Filter 3. Specify Inter-System RF Unit Parameter Settings Conflict and choose Uncleared options.

Figure 71: Filter Alarms 4. Click OK. 5. Note all the Wimax BS that have this alarm. 6. Select Maintenance->MML Command. 7. Select the Wimax BS identified in step 5. 8. Execute the following MML to clear the alarms.
MOD RETPORT:CN=0,SRN=60,SN=0,PWRSWITCH=ON,THRESHOLDTYPE =UER_SELF_DEFINE,UOTHD=10,UCTHD=15,OOTHD=200,OCTHD= 180; MOD RETPORT:CN=0,SRN=61,SN=0,PWRSWITCH=ON,THRESHOLDTYPE =UER_SELF_DEFINE,UOTHD=10,UCTHD=15,OOTHD=200,OCTHD= 180; MOD RETPORT:CN=0,SRN=62,SN=0,PWRSWITCH=ON,THRESHOLDTYPE =UER_SELF_DEFINE,UOTHD=10,UCTHD=15,OOTHD=200,OCTHD= 180;

MOD RETPORT:CN=0,SRN=60,SN=0,PWRSWITCH=OFF;

MOD RETPORT:CN=0,SRN=61,SN=0,PWRSWITCH=OFF; MOD RETPORT:CN=0,SRN=62,SN=0,PWRSWITCH=OFF;

3.15 Enable New KPIs


New KPIs may be included in this new software release. Follow the next steps to enable these KPIs.

3.15.1

Add Cell Operator KPIs


1. Select Performance->Measure Management.

Figure 72: Measurement Management 2. Select the Settings tab. 3. Select the Measurement related to Cell Operator counter subset. 4. Select a NE that does not display a measurement object, and click the Add/Edit Objects function at the bottom of the screen..

Figure 73: Settings 5. Select EACH NE that does not display a measurement object and click Batch Add.

Figure 74: Batch Add 6. Check All for both Cell and CnOperator and click OK.

Figure 75: Batch Add 7. Click Apply.

Figure 76: Object Editing 8. Repeat the previous steps for all NEs.

3.15.2

Enable Wimax and LTE Counters


1. Select Performance->Measure Management.

Figure 77: Measurement Management 2. Select the Settings tab. 3. Select all NEs in the bottom left pane. 4. Select each subset ID from the left window and Select All KPI counters on the far right.

Figure 78: KPI Counters 5. Select all measurement objects from the bottom pane and apply the changes. 6. Repeat this for every subset.

3.16 Execute Post-Check


3.16.1 Execute NE Health Check
1. Select Maintenance->Network Health Check->NE Health Check.

Figure 79: NE Health Check 2. Click Create.

Figure 80: Create NE Health Check Task 3. Select Upgrade Check.

Figure 81: Upgrade Check 4. Choose all NEs, Wimax BTS and eNodeBs. 5. Click Next. 6. Click Finish to execute. 7. When complete, select the task under Finished Tasks. 8. Select the task and view the report.

3.16.2

Execute Network Entry Test


A field tech should Execute a network entry test to verify subscriber operational status. The same location used during the pre-check should be used for post-upgrade testing.

3.16.3

Execute Throughput Test


A field tech should Execute a throughput test to verify subscriber operational status. The same location used during the pre-check should be used for post-upgrade testing.

3.16.4

Execute Drive Test Verification


A field tech should Execute a mobility drive test to verify subscriber operational status. The same route used for precheck should be used for post-upgrade testing.

4 Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB Software Rollback


If a rollback is required, you must rollback the LTE eNodeB software first.

4.1 Execute Rollback


4.1.1 Execute LTE eNodeB Rollback
1. Go to System->Preferences.

Figure 82: System Preferences 2. Select SWM Preferences. 3. Check the box Allow this client to forcibly upgrade multimode base station.

Figure 83: SWM Preferences 4. Click OK.

5. Select Software->NE Upgrade Task Management.

Figure 84: NE Upgrade Task Management 6. At the top left of the tab, select Create and select eNodeB. 7. In the NE Upgrade Wizard dialog, select Rollback for the Upgrade Type. Select the NEs and use the > button to move it to the right pane. Click Next.

Figure 85: NE Upgrade Wizard 8. In the next dialog, select Automatic Execution.

Figure 86: Rollback 9. Click Next. 10. Click Advanced. 11. Check the box Multimode base station upgrade is allowed in special cases.

Figure 87: Advanced 12. Click OK. 13. Click Next. 14. In the Check Result dialog, click Continue.

Figure 88: Check Result 15. In the Version Check Information dialog, select the Wimax BS software.

Figure 89: Version Check Information Dialog 16. Verify the information on the next panel. Click Finish to start the rollback.

Figure 90: NE Upgrade Wizard Finish 17. Monitor the progress of the software upgrade in the upper pane of the Upgrade Task Management tab. The upgrade time will vary depending on the number of sites. When the upgrade is complete, the task will appear in the Finish group.

4.1.2

Execute Wimax BS Rollback


1. Select Software->NE Upgrade Task Management.

Figure 91: NE Upgrade Task Management 2. At the top left of the tab, select Create and select Wimax BTS. 3. In the NE Upgrade Wizard dialog, select Rollback for the Upgrade Type. Select the NEs and use the > button to move it to the right pane. Click Next.

Figure 92: NE Upgrade Wizard 4. In the next dialog, select Software and Automatic Execution.

Figure 93: Rollback 5. Click Advanced. 6. Check the box Multimode base station upgrade is allowed in special cases.

Figure 94: Advanced 7. Click OK. 8. Click Next. 9. In the Check Result dialog, click Continue.

Figure 95: Check Result 10. In the Version Check Information dialog, select the Wimax BS software.

Figure 96: Version Check Information Dialog 11. Verify the information on the next panel. Click Finish to start the rollback.

Figure 97: NE Upgrade Wizard Finish 12. Monitor the progress of the software upgrade in the upper pane of the Upgrade Task Management tab. The upgrade time will vary depending on the number of sites. When the upgrade is complete, the task will appear in the Finish group.

4.2 Set Maintenance Mode


1. Select Maintenance->Maintenance Mode.

Figure 98: Maintenance Mode 2. Click the Set Maintenance Mode icon.

Figure 99: Set Maintenance Mode 3. Select Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB NEs and specify NORMAL.

Figure 100: Select NEs 4. Click OK.

4.3 Redistribute Previous Wimax BS and LTE eNodeB Licenses


4.3.1 Load and Activate Wimax BS Licenses
10. Select License->NE License Management->Wimax BTS.

Figure 101: Wimax BTS Licensing 11. Right-click on the V3R3 Wimax release and select Upload.

Figure 102: Upload 12. Select the V3R3 Wimax license DAT file. 13. Select the new license record to view the Wimax BS license allocations.

14. Multi-select all Wimax BS NEs and right-click to select Modify. 15. Do not modify current license allocations. 16. Click OK. 17. Right-click on the license record and select Distribute. 18. Monitor the progress of the license distribution.

4.3.2

Load and Activate LTE eNodeB Licenses


8. Select License->NE License Management->Stand-Alone.

Figure 103: Stand-Alone Licensing 9. Click NE License Maintenance.

Figure 104: NE License Maintenance 10. Choose Load License File. 11. In the Load License File dialog, choose ZIP format and select the LTE ZIP license file.

Figure 105: Load License 12. Click Next. 13. Ensure all NEs are selected and click Finish.

Figure 106: Map NEs 14. Monitor the progress of the license update task.

4.4 Execute NE Health Check


1. Select Maintenance->Network Health Check->NE Health Check.

Figure 107: NE Health Check

2. Click Create.

Figure 108: Create NE Health Check Task 3. Select Upgrade Check.

Figure 109: Upgrade Check 4. Choose all NEs, Wimax BTS and eNodeBs. 5. Click Next. 6. Click Finish to execute. 7. When complete, select the task under Finished Tasks. 8. Right-click on the task and select View Report.

Figure 110: View Report 9. Choose a format and click Open to view the report.

10. Investigate and resolve any Not Passed results.