Installing a Feature Release Locally on UNIX, Linux, or Macintosh Computers Using the Installation Package

You can install the feature release (formerly "service pack") on MediaAgents and client computers by using the installation package that was created from the Download Manager application.


Maintenance releases are installed when installing service packs. If you want to install maintenance releases only, see Installing Maintenance Releases.

Before You Begin

  • Review general guidelines to prepare your environment for the installation as described in Plan Feature Release Installations.

  • Obtain the latest feature release version of the Download Manager application and use it to download the Commvault software. For more information, see Downloading Software for UNIX, Linux, and Macintosh Computers.

    The installation package that is created during the download includes the required feature release updates. Make sure to download the software that you want to update, such as agents and tools.


  1. Log on to the computer as root.

  2. Run the following command from the installation package or mount point:


    To run the installation as a SUDO user with root privileges, use the following command:

    sudo ./cvpkgadd
  3. On the welcome dialog, click Next.

  4. On the Install Task dialog, click Install packages on this machine, and then click Next.

  5. On the Instance Page dialog, select the instance where you want to install the service pack and then click Next.

  6. On the Install Task dialog, click Upgrade Feature Release, and then click Next.

  7. On the Summary dialog, click Next.

    The feature release installation starts.

  8. On the Installation Status dialog, click Finish.

What to Do Next

Verify the update status of the client where you installed the feature release. For more information, see Viewing the Feature Release Details for One or More Clients.