When Downgrading Infiniband Switch from 2.2.8 or higher to 2.2.7 or lower: Error: Signature verification failed!

(Doc ID 2405979.1)

Last updated on MAY 31, 2018

Applies to:

Sun Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Network QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switch - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 When downgrading the switch firmware from 2.2.9-3 to 2.2.4-3 the following error was reported:

>load -source ftp://10.10.10.5/sundcs_gw_repository_2.2.4_3.pkg
Downloading firmware image. This will take a few minutes.

Error: Signature verification failed!

Firmware image update failed.

load: Command Failed

-> version

SP firmware 2.2.9-3
SP firmware build number: 124039
SP firmware date: Wed Feb 28 11:42:51 CET 2018
SP filesystem version: 0.0.3

 

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