Tech Tip: NFA 9.3.8/9.5 Upgrade Path and Tips

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Upgrade Path Tips

As per the NFA 9.3.8 Upgrade Guide, You can upgrade directly to NFA 9.3.8 or 9.5 from a two tier 9.3.3 environment on Windows 2012 or NFA 9.3.6.


Some tips related to 3 tier to 2 tier migration script below:



  • If you are on 9.3.3 on an Windows 2012 server follow the steps to migrate to 2012 below before attempting to upgrade to 9.3.8/9.5:

Those steps are here: Upgrade the Windows Operating System - CA Network Flow Analysis - 9.3.8 - CA Technologies Documentation 

  • If you are on an earlier version of NFA then 9.3.3 please refer to the previous upgrade path posts below:

Tech Tip: NFA 9.3.3 Upgrade Path 

Tech Tip: How can I upgrade to NFA 9.3.6? 


Upgrade Failures


Post Upgrade Tips

  • If you previously had HTTPS configured for access to the NFA Web Page, you will need to update your configuration as per the link below:

After Upgrading to NFA 9.3.8 my SSO Service will n - CA Knowledge 

  • If you had previously migrated from a 3 Tier system to a 2 Tier system, please verify the steps in the link below:

Why is my two tier NFA 9.3.8 not showing Enterpris - CA Knowledge 

  • After Upgrading or Installing fresh you may notice that your Custom Report Emails/PDF's are missing the CA logo in the upper left hand corner, see the link below for resolution:

Why am I not seeing the CA Logo on my printed or e - CA Knowledge 

  • After upgrading, the last flow times are not updating and interfaces won't license:

               NFA 9.3.8 Last Flow Not Updating - CA Knowledge 

  • After upgrading CA NFA Reaper Service won't start:

               NFA 9.3.6+ Harvester Install Reaper Does Not Start - CA Knowledge 

  • NFA / CAPC Sync issues caused by timeouts fix

NFA 9.3.8 / CAPC Sync Timeout - CA Knowledge 

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