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Brocade SAN Switch Upgradation with CLI

BROCADE SAN SWITCH UPGRADATION WITH CLI

First Create Local directory for FTP and download the Brocade firmware from brocade site or OEM Site (DellEMC, HP, Lenovo)

How to create FTP in windows find this post.

Extract it in the FTP directory.

Brocade Switch details
Brocade SAN SWITCH

Open Putty

Putty for SSH
Putty for SSH

Enter the IP address of Brocade Switch with Port 22(SSH)

Putty with IP

Enter the admin credentials

Putty Login

Type > firmwaredownload

FirmwareDownload
#firmwaredownload

It will ask you “Do You want to continue (Y/N)”: Y

firmware
Typer “Y”

Enter Y Switch will reboot

Y

Enter the firmware command to see the status. We can See the firmware upgraded successfully.

firmware show
#firmwareshow

Make Sure you follow this up-gradation path (direct up-gradation is not possible)

5.0.1d -> 5.2.3 -> 5.3.2c -> 6.0.1a -> 6.1.2c -> 6.2.2g -> 6.3.2e -> 6.4.3h > 7.0.2e > 7.1.2b > 7.2.1g > 7.3.2a > 7.4.2f > 8.0.2f > 8.1.2g > 8.2.2b

Now We have to first upgrade firmware v7.4.1d then we can upgrade to latest 8.2.22b

Do the same procedure

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We can see the firmware upgraded on primary partition

firmware show2

Using these steps, you can Upgrade firmware Successfully.

firmware show3

See also :- Physical Switch Requirement

Brocade SAN Switch 1

Brocade SAN Switch 2

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