Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Update CCBoot older version to new

Update CCBoot older version to new


1.1  Background

The installation of new version over older one is straight forward. Just need to keep few things in check. Here is an example of updating from version 20160201.
 Here are the settings that is in version 20160201
(see Figure 1‑1).
 Background
Figure 1‑1

1.2  Installation.

Download the latest version of CCBoot installation package from our website.
1)   Execute the installation package, you will be asked if you want to uninstall old version or not (see Figure 1‑2).
Force Install
Figure 1‑2
1)   Click “Yes”. The program will uninstall the old version in the background. Once done, the setup wizard will open (see Figure 1‑3).
Start Install
Figure 1‑3
2)   Continue with the installation till you are prompt that the folder exists. Click “Yes” button to continue (see Figure 1‑4).
Over Write Previous
Figure 1‑4
3)   Continue with the installation till you reach the last dialog, tick the “Launch CCBoot” checkbox and click “Finish” button (see Figure 1‑5).
Finish Installation
Figure 1‑5
4)   Now CCBoot will run and open “About CCBoot”dialog box. Since new version the license system have been change to “Email and Password” authentication.
Here you enter your “License email” and“License Password” that you used to sign up your license with. Press “Sign in”to continue (see Figure 1‑6).
Login
Figure 1‑6
5)   If you have not signed up, then click the “Click here to sign up” link to open “CCBoot” Dialog box with signup page. (refer to signing up wiki for signup instructions)
6)   If your “License email” and “License password”is validated it will open the “CCBoot Web Browser”. If any field is wrong when signing in then an error is show above “License email” text box and “Change Password” page will be opened (see Figure 1‑7)
License Information
Figure 1‑7
7)   In the information page you will see information regarding your license, your license purchase date, expiry date, number of PC supported, etc.
8)   Once the license is verified, an alert dialog box will show, “Registered OK”, press “OK” button to close it (see Figure1‑8).
Login Successfull
Figure 1‑8

1.3  Adding images and settings up disks.

1)   Once installation and sign in is complete, I will open CCBoot Interface. One the “CCBoot” lock dialog box click unlock to unlock CCBoot UI (see Figure 1‑9).
Unlock UI
Figure 1‑9
2)   Options and DHCP will be retained from old version and does not need to be changed. But, disks need to be configured.Click on the “Disk Manager” from the sidebar, all the disk are in unused state(see Figure 1‑10).
Disk Manager Not Set
Figure 1‑10
3)    (Refer to Disk Management section of Quick Start Wiki.) Double click the disk to open its settings, specify the ‘Disk type’, ‘RAM cache’ and click OK. Setup image, writeback and game disk. After done you will see (Figure 1‑11)
Disk Manager Full Set
Figure 1‑11
4)    Now, let’s setup image file for clients to boot from. Click on the “Image Manager”, the click “Add image” icon, it will open “Image” dialog, type the image name and click the ‘Browse’ button (as Figure 1‑12).
Image Addition
Figure 1‑12
5)   Once image is chosen, click the “OK” button to add the image to CCBoot (see Figure 1‑13).
Image Add Completion
Figure 1‑13

1.4  Client Settings.

One the client we have to set two things, Image and Cache.
1)   Select all the client and open the “Client Details” dialog box, there click on image drop down menu and select the previously created image (see Figure 1‑14).
Client Properties
Figure 1‑14
2)   Once image is selected, check the enable Cache checkbox and set client RAM cache, once done click “OK” button to save the settings (see Figure 1‑15).
Client Image and Cache Settings
Figure 1‑15

3)   Congratulation, you have updated to latest version. We are always improving our software so stay tuned for future releases.