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How to upgrade a 200-Series switch via Command Line Interface (CLI)

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TitleHow to upgrade a 200-Series switch via Command Line Interface (CLI)
Objective
How to upgrade a 200-Series switch via Command Line Interface (CLI) using TFTP Server
Environment
  • 200-Series
  • 210-Series
  • 220-Series
  • Firmware upgrade procedure
Procedure
1.  Copy your startup configuration to a local computer for an offsite backup, answering "y" for yes to are you sure you want to start:
(Extreme 220) #copy nvram:startup-config tftp://192.168.0.2/config-backup.cfg

Mode........................................... TFTP
Set Server IP.................................. 192.168.0.2
Path........................................... ./
Filename....................................... config-backup.cfg
Data Type...................................... Text Configuration

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

File transfer operation completed successfully.

(Extreme 220) #
2.  If switch has a backup image, delete this first:
(Extreme 220) >enable

(Extreme 220) #show bootvar

Image Descriptions

 active :
 backup :


 Images currently available on Flash

 ----  ------------  ------------  -----------------  -----------------
 unit        active        backup     current-active        next-active
 ----  ------------  ------------  -----------------  -----------------

    1     1.1.62.62      1.1.2.10          1.1.62.62          1.1.62.62

(Extreme 220) #
(Extreme 220) #delete backup

Deleting image backup ..

(Extreme 220) #
     3.  Copy the firmware image via TFTP server into the backup image location:
(Extreme 220) #copy tftp://192.168.0.2/220-series_V1.01.02.0010.stk backup

Mode........................................... TFTP
Set Server IP.................................. 192.168.0.2
Path........................................... ./
Filename....................................... 220-series_V1.01.02.0010.stk
Data Type...................................... Code
Destination Filename........................... backup

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...
File contents are valid. Copying file to flash...
Attempting to send the STK file to other units in the stack...


File transfer operation completed successfully.

(Extreme 220) #
     4.   Mark the given image as active for subsequent re-boot:
(Extreme 220) #boot system backup
Activating image backup ..

(Extreme 220) #
     5.  Reboot switch (or switch stack) to make the backup image the active image:
(Extreme 220) #reload

Are you sure you want to reload the stack? (y/n) y
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