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SL4000 - How to Acquire and Update/Install Library Firmware (Doc ID 2508972.1)

Last updated on MAY 21, 2020

Applies to:

StorageTek SL4000 Modular Library System - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

How to Install Microcode
Firmware update.

Goal

How to acquire the latest SL4000 firmware and to install it on to the library.

Solution

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Goal
Solution
 Refer to the SL4000 Library Guide for complete details on loading firmware:
 https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E88899_01/SLKLG/config.htm#A1922785
 Download Firmware from My Oracle Support:
 
1. Go to My Oracle Support (MOS):
https://support.oracle.com/
2. Sign in to your MOS account.
3. Click the Patches & Updates tab.
4. In the Search tab, click Product or Family (Advanced).
5. In the Product field, enter SL4000 and then select StorageTek SL4000 Modular Library System from the drop-down list.
6. In the Release field, select the firmware version.
7. Click Search.
8. Click the link under Patch Name.
9. Click Download and save the file to a location on your system. Extract the ZIP archive to a folder on your system.
 
Upload and Activate New Firmware:
 Reference a section of Chapter 5 of the SL4000 Modular Library System Library Guide titled "Upload and Manage Library Firmware".
 
Before uploading, download the firmware to a location accessible to your browser (see "Download Firmware from My Oracle Support"). You can only upload firmware when connected remotely. You cannot upload firmware from the front touch screen or if connected using a monitor and keyboard attached to the back of the library.
1. You should export the library configuration before activating new code (see "Export a Library Configuration File"). If you need to revert to a previous version of code, the library configuration does not transfer.
2. Click Firmware in the left navigation area of the GUI.
3. Click the Library Firmware tab.
4. Click Upload.
5. Select the firmware file. Click Upload.
6. Once the upload completes, click OK.
7. Click Activate. Activating code will reset the library time to UTC. Confirm the activation.

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