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Firmware update of VC Flex-10 failed

blch
Occasional Contributor

Firmware update of VC Flex-10 failed

When updating VC Flex10 modules firmware from 2.34 to 3.17 the process suddenly stopped during activation (5% complete). I've tried to reflash the modules, but support utility states that "Previous firmware update operation on one or more modules is not completed". I tried reseating module in bay 2, and it comes up and seems to be upgraded. The output of healthcheck scares me enough not to reseat bay 1:
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Onboard Administrator Information
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Version : 3.21
VLAN Tagging : Disabled

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Bay 1 : HP VC Flex-10 Enet Module
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Power : On
Health : Ok
IP Address : 10.255.34.134
IP Connectivity : Passed
Mode : Primary
Domain Configuration : Not In Sync
Module Configuration : In Sync

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Bay 2 : HP VC Flex-10 Enet Module
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Power : On
Health : Ok
IP Address : 10.255.34.135
IP Connectivity : Passed
Mode : Unintegrated
Module Configuration : Invalid

If I reseat bay 1 I guess I'll loose the configuration and get some downtime?
Is there a way to upload configuration to bay 2? Or how should I proceed my upgrade without noticable downtime?
What happens if I force an update on modules?
2 REPLIES
JKytsi
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Re: Firmware update of VC Flex-10 failed

What version of VCSU was used ? (use the 1.5.2 or newer).

Reset the standby module first and wait few minutes (check if the ne FW is activated). Then Reboot the active module. VCSU will take backup from domain config automatically. And if your teaming/bonding is set correctly, there should not be any major connectivity issues.
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blch
Occasional Contributor

Re: Firmware update of VC Flex-10 failed

I'm using VCSU v1.5.2. The problem is that VCSU will not continue reflashing as previous VC firmware is not completed. I guess if I reseat VC in bay 1, it will failover to bay 2 which apparently has no valid configuration or integrated... Will this lead to outage?