Tuesday, October 16, 2012

DELL PowerConnect 6348 stack : 4.x.x.x to 5.0.0.4 firmware upgrade.


Always check release notes and upgrade procedures provided with the firmware package and make sure you have a backup of current running-config before proceeding.

console#show ip interface out-of-band

IP Address..................................... 172.28.1.3
Subnet Mask.................................... 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway................................ 172.28.1.1
Configured IPv4 Protocol....................... DHCP
Burned In MAC Address.......................... A4BA.DB75.604E

console#configure

console(config)#enable password MyPassw0rd123

console(config)#exit

console#copy running-config startup-config

This operation may take a few minutes.
Management interfaces will not be available during this time.

Are you sure you want to save? (y/n) y

Configuration Saved!

console#copy tftp://10.24.2.2/PCM6348v5.0.0.4a22/PC7000_M6348v5.0.0.4.stk image


Transfer Mode.................................. TFTP
Server IP Address.............................. 10.24.2.2
Source File Path............................... PCM6348v5.0.0.4a22/
Source Filename................................ PC7000_M6348v5.0.0.4.stk
Data Type...................................... Code
Destination Filename........................... image

Management access will be blocked for the duration of the transfer
Are you sure you want to start? (y/n) y


TFTP code transfer starting

13401460 bytes transferred...
File contents are valid. Copying file to flash...


Distributing the code to the members of the stack!


File transfer operation completed successfully.

console#show version

Image Descriptions

 image1 : default image
 image2 :


 Images currently available on Flash

unit  image1       image2       current-active     next-active
----- ------------ ------------ ----------------- -----------------

1     4.2.1.3      5.0.0.4      image1             image1
2     5.0.0.4      4.2.2.3      image2             image2

console#boot system 1 image2
Activating image image2 ..

console#boot system 2 image1
Activating image image1 ..

console#show version

Image Descriptions

 image1 : default image
 image2 :


 Images currently available on Flash

unit  image1       image2       current-active     next-active
----- ------------ ------------ ----------------- -----------------

1     4.2.1.3      5.0.0.4      image1             image2
2     5.0.0.4      4.2.2.3      image2             image1

console#update bootcode
Update bootcode and reset (Y/N)?

Issuing boot code update command...
Validating boot code from image...CRC Valid.

FROM CMC:
$ getioinfo
                                                          
Switch-1  Dell PowerConnect M6220        Gigabit Ethernet   Present      OK           ON          Master
Switch-2  Dell PowerConnect M6220        Gigabit Ethernet   Present      OK           ON          Master
Switch-3  Dell PowerConnect M6348        Gigabit Ethernet   Present      OK           ON          Member
Switch-4  Dell PowerConnect M6348        Gigabit Ethernet   Present      OK           ON          Master
Switch-5  M8428-k 10GbEE-FCoE/8Gb FC SW  10 GbE KR          Present      OK           ON          Master
Switch-6  N/A                            None               Not Present  N/A          N/A         N/A

$ connect switch-4                
connect: acquiring remote port.
Connected to remote port.
Escape character is '^\'.

console>en
Password:********

console#show version

Image Descriptions

 image1 : default image
 image2 :


 Images currently available on Flash

unit  image1       image2       current-active     next-active
----- ------------ ------------ ----------------- -----------------

1     4.2.1.3      5.0.0.4      image2             image2
2     5.0.0.4      4.2.2.3      image1             image1

console#show switch

    Management Standby   Preconfig     Plugged-in    Switch        Code
SW  Status     Status    Model ID      Model ID      Status        Version
--- ---------- --------- ------------- ------------- ------------- -----------
1   Mgmt Sw              PCM6348       PCM6348       OK            5.0.0.4
2   Stack Mbr  Oper Stby PCM6348       PCM6348       OK            5.0.0.4

Reference: support.dell.com