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M8000 M9000 - How to update XCP firmware (Doc ID 1981625.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2023

Applies to:

Sun SPARC Enterprise M9000-64 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise M9000-32 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise M8000 Server - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


CAP PROBLEM OVERVIEW: How to update XCP firmware

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  • When upgrading from a version older then XCP1050, you must first upgrade to an interim version of XCP between 1050 and 1070, inclusive
  • Use the deleteuser command to delete any accounts named admin prior to updating to XCP 1050 or later; the admin account name is reserved starting in XCP 1050
  • If your M8000/M9000 server is running firmware older than XCP1082, execute the rebootxscf(8) command from the Active XSCF to reset both the Active and the Standby XSCF before upgrading to this XCP release
  • Although upgrading XCP Firmware from CLI is the preferred method, it's possible to upgrade from the BUI : Menu / Utilities / Firmware Update.


Before starting the firmware update procedure, obtain the latest XCP firmware by downloading the appropriate patch to a location that is network-connected with the XSCF unit.  At the time of writing this document, the latest version is  XCP1123:



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