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How To Update Exadata Management Network Switch Firmware (Doc ID 1593004.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 20, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 Full Rack - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Exadata Database Machine X2-8 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Exadata X3-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Exadata X3-8 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
All Platforms

Goal

Update Cisco Catalyst 4948 Ethernet Switch Firmware.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Scope
 Assumptions and Prerequisites
 1. Login to Cisco management switch
 2. Verify  the switch model version and current firmware version
 4. Prepare the TFTP server
 5. Update and Preserve Current Configuration
 6. Transfer the new Cisco IOS SSH-capable firmware to switch's boot flash
 7. Verify the transferred firmware file for integrity
 8. Prepare Cisco switch to boot with new IOS firmware
 9. Boot the Cisco switch with new firmware
 10. Login to switch and verify it is now running the new firmware version
 11. Backup New Current Configuration
 12. Configure SSH access (Optional)
 13. Disable Telnet access (Optional)
 14. Reverting back to older firmware version (Optional)
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