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TitleHow to upgrade a WiNG controller or AP from CLI
Objective
How to upgrade a WiNG controller or AP from CLI using one of the following methods:
  • FTP server
  • ​TFTP server
  • USB thumb drive (controllers with USB slot only)
Environment
  • WiNG 5.x
  • WiNG controllers
  • WiNG APs (Non Express)
  • TFTP
  • FTP
  • USB
  • CLI
Procedure
Prerequisites
  • FTP server
  • TFTP server
  • USB thumb driver
  • Firmware loaded into the root directory of the FTP, TFTP server or USB drive
  • SSH client such as Putty.exe or a console cable for serial connection (depending on equipment, the baud rate is either 19200 or 115200)
Procedure:
  • Log into the device via SSH or console port and run the following commands:
  1. FTP method (recommended):
 
>en
#upgrade ftp://<username>:<password>@<ftp-server-IP>/filename.img 
Example: upgrade ftp://steve:123456@192.168.0.100:21/RFS4000-5.8.6.0-011R.img
#show boot
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     IMAGE            BUILD DATE             INSTALL DATE          VERSION
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  Primary       07/16/2016 03:06:45     05/09/2017 15:41:09     5.8.4.0-034R
  Secondary     02/23/2017 16:53:24     04/11/2017 15:18:16     5.8.6.0-011R
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Current Boot       : Primary
Next Boot          : Secondary
Software Fallback  : Enabled
#reload
The system will be rebooted, do you want to continue? (y/n): y
 
  1. TFTP method:
Note: All firewalls should be turned off for this method to work. 
 
>en
#upgrade tftp://<tftp-server-IP>/filename.img 
Example: upgrade tftp://192.168.0.100:21/RFS4000-5.8.6.0-011R.img
#show boot
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     IMAGE            BUILD DATE             INSTALL DATE          VERSION
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  Primary       07/16/2016 03:06:45     05/09/2017 15:41:09     5.8.4.0-034R
  Secondary     02/23/2017 16:53:24     04/11/2017 15:18:16     5.8.6.0-011R
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Current Boot       : Primary
Next Boot          : Secondary
Software Fallback  : Enabled
#reload
The system will be rebooted, do you want to continue? (y/n): y
 
  1. USB method (controllers with USB slots only):
 
>en
#cd usb1
#upgrade usb1:/filename.img 
Example: upgrade usb1:/RFS4000-5.8.6.0-011R.img
#show boot
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     IMAGE            BUILD DATE             INSTALL DATE          VERSION
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  Primary       07/16/2016 03:06:45     05/09/2017 15:41:09     5.8.4.0-034R
  Secondary     02/23/2017 16:53:24     04/11/2017 15:18:16     5.8.6.0-011R
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Current Boot       : Primary
Next Boot          : Secondary
Software Fallback  : Enabled
#reload
The system will be rebooted, do you want to continue? (y/n): y
Additional notes
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