Upgrade and downgrade a NetScaler appliance

NetScaler 11.1 offers new and updated features with increased functionality. A comprehensive list of enhancements is listed in the release notes accompanying the release announcement. Take a moment to read this document before you upgrade your software.

Understand the licensing framework and types of licenses before you upgrade your software. A software edition upgrade may require new licenses, such as upgrading from the standard edition to the enterprise edition, the standard edition to the platinum edition, or the enterprise edition to the platinum edition.

Note: For upgrading or downgrading the nodes in a cluster setup, see “ Upgrading or Downgrading the Cluster Software”.

Upgrading from release 10.1 build 121.10 or any earlier releases to release 10.1 build 122.17 and later involves some location changes of user monitor script files. For details, see Directory Locations of Script Files for User Monitors.

This document includes the following information:


For best practices for upgrading NetScaler appliances, read the article CTX126793.