Upgrade or Downgrade Considerations in Prisma SD-WAN ION
Device Release 6.0.1
Learn about the device upgrade or downgrade considerations
for Release 6.0.1.
The following table lists the new features
that have upgrade or downgrade impact. Make sure you understand
all upgrade/downgrade considerations before you upgrade to or downgrade
from Prisma SD-WAN release 6.0.1.
Before upgrading to device version 6.0.x,
unbind unsupported applications from policy rules. Use only supported
applications in the policy rules, otherwise you will see the following
error message and the upgrade will fail.
to view policy rules that have F
the policy rule, remove these applications from the policy rule
and save the policy rule or delete the policy rule. Try to upgrade
your device to version 6.0.x.
See the list of Prisma SD-WAN
Unsupported applications configured
in a QoS set using a default QoS policy template are exempt from
this rule. If you have created a QoS policy set using the default
Create From Template
any modifications and it has legacy or unsupported applications,
you can still upgrade your device to 6.0.1 or later without removing
these applications from the policy rules.
PANW-only applications will not be supported
once you downgrade to a version lower than 6.0.x.
downgrading to a device version lower than 6.0.x, unbind PANW applications
from policy rules. If you do not unbind PANW applications, you will
see the following error.
to a software version lower than 6.0.x, you can use the legacy applications
which are not supported in versions 6.0.x.
To downgrade branch ION device software
from 6.0.x to 5.6.1 or 5.6.3
If you have configured
more than 8 RPs, ensure that there are only 8 RPs and delete the
If you have configured more than 240 multicast groups, ensure
that there are only 240 multicast groups and delete the extra multicast groups.
Ensure that there are no overlapping group prefixes.
downgrade branch ION device software from 6.0.x.
BSM before you downgrade your device.
When you downgrade, the
multicast profile on the device is wiped out.
downgrade data center ION device software from 6.0.x.
on all interfaces, disable BSM, and remove static RPs.