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FOS Firmware upgrade plan

  • 1.  FOS Firmware upgrade plan

    Posted 03-10-2014 05:03 AM

    Does anyone have a spreadsheet or some sort of checklist for doing FOS firmware upgrades?  Don't want to reinvent the wheel if I don't have too.


    Thanks in advance.


  • 2.  Re: FOS Firmware upgrade plan

    Posted 03-11-2014 06:39 AM

    Where are you at and where do you want to go (version-wise)?


  • 3.  Re: FOS Firmware upgrade plan

    Posted 03-13-2014 02:16 AM
    We are also planning to upgrade FOS on Brocade DCX model. current model is 6.4.2 and planned version is 7.0.2c what all the things we need to take care before we proceed.

  • 4.  Re: FOS Firmware upgrade plan

    Posted 03-18-2014 12:44 PM

    No checklist as FW upgrades from Brocade POV are fairly straight forwards. There is however a suggested upgrade path to follow


    Also from an vendor POV like HP/EMC it may not be straightforward and not necessarily the release Brocade suggest.

    HP uses SPOCK and EMC has the elab navigator, for sure other vendors have there own solutions.

    So the question is more something like "does our vendor support the disered FW and how do I get there without comprimising the support matrixes" 


  • 5.  Re: FOS Firmware upgrade plan

    Posted 07-30-2014 10:43 AM

    Hi Santosh ,


    I am planning to upgrade the FOS using BNA 12.1.5 on Brocade DCX model. We are at 7.0.0c and planned version is 7.2.0d .


    Please share the procedure to upgrade and things need to take care.