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Silkworm 440 FOS 5.3.0 upgrade path to the latest version

Hello Gurus,

 

I am looking for an upgrade path for my Brocade FC switches to the latest supported version. The current version is:

Fabric OS (swd77)
Fabos Version 5.3.0

 

cpu        : 440GP Rev. C
revision    : 4.129 (pvr 4012 0481)
bogomips    : 499.71
machine        : Brocade Silkworm440

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Re: Silkworm 440 FOS 5.3.0 upgrade path to the latest version

I assume this is a Brocade 200e switch which latest version is FOS 6.2.2g.

 

So your upgrade path could be 5.3.0 - > 6.0.1a - > 6.1.2c - > 6.2.2g. Non Disruptive.

 

TL

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Re: Silkworm 440 FOS 5.3.0 upgrade path to the latest version

as fair as I remeber, 440GP CPU was built-in in the Brocade 4100 and 4900

 

both are supported by latest FOS v6.4.3h

 

log as admin on the CLI, in "switchshow" command you find a line SwitchType and post here the result.

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Re: Silkworm 440 FOS 5.3.0 upgrade path to the latest version

Hi Antonio,

 

Here is the output.

 

swd77 login: admin
Password:
Please change passwords for switch default accounts now.
Use Control-C to exit or press 'Enter' key to proceed.

Password was not changed. Will prompt again at next login
until password is changed.
swd77:admin> switchshow
switchName:    swd77
switchType:    34.0
switchState:    Online   
switchMode:    Native
switchRole:    Principal
switchDomain:    1
switchId:    fffc01
switchWwn:    10:00:00:05:1e:56:6a:a5
zoning:        OFF
switchBeacon:    OFF

Area Port Media Speed State     Proto
=====================================
  0   0   id    N4   Online           F-Port  xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
  1   1   id    N4   Online           F-Port  xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
  2   2   id    N4   Online           F-Port  3 NPIV public
  3   3   id    N4   Online           F-Port  2 NPIV public
  4   4   id    N4   Online           F-Port  xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
  5   5   id    N4   Online           F-Port  4 NPIV public
  6   6   id    N4   Online           F-Port  2 NPIV public

 

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Re: Silkworm 440 FOS 5.3.0 upgrade path to the latest version

@rianui2

 

SwitchType 34 is the brocade 200E, and supported as Thomas mention till FOS 6.2.2

 

keep in mind you need to do intermediate Upgrade Step, recommended upgrade path is

 

From 5.3 >FOS v6.0.0c >FOS v6.1.2c >FOS v6.2.2g

 

be aware, you cannot upgrade in one step from 5.3 to 6.2 and is not supported !

TechHelp24
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Re: Silkworm 440 FOS 5.3.0 upgrade path to the latest version

Thanks Thomas! Much appreciated.
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Re: Silkworm 440 FOS 5.3.0 upgrade path to the latest version

Thank you Antonio,

 

I will get the FOS bundles and plan for this upgrade.

Thank you once again!

 

Regards,

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