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Upgrading Ethernet switch firmware

You can upgrade the firmware for a selected Ethernet switch. The firmware upgrade operation can take approximately 30 minutes to complete depending on the switch type.

Before you begin

Upload the appropriate firmware bundle from the Firmware tab, available from the Administration selection in the Navigator window.

Procedure

  1. In the UCP Advisor window, click the Ethernet Switches icon.

    Depending on the available switches, you can select either Ethernet Switches or Fibre Channel Switches from the Navigator window.
  2. In the Navigator window, click Ethernet Switches, then select the switch with the firmware to be updated.

  3. From the Actions list, click Upgrade Firmware.

  4. Select the appropriate firmware bundle from the list, then click Next.

  5. Check the information provided in the Summary Information window, then click Finish.

    The firmware upgrade operation can take approximately 30 minutes to complete, depending on the switch type. After completion, the switch will reboot.

Results

If necessary, you can consult the entry in the Recent Tasks window to check that the firmware upgrade task has been completed and to determine any other relevant details regarding the task.