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B-Series 8/8 (AM866A): No Firmware 6.3x available

 
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Mr_T1
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B-Series 8/8 (AM866A): No Firmware 6.3x available

Moin! :)

 

We bought a used AM866A SAN-Switch (HP B-Series 8/8). I've tried to Update the firmware on the switch (v6.2.2f9 was successfully applied) , but when I try to download the v6.4.3g firmware image on the switch I've received an error:

 

FC-Switch2:admin> firmwaredownload
Server Name or IP Address: 192.168.250.8
User Name:  xxxxxxxx
File Name: v643g
Network Protocol(1-auto-select, 2-FTP, 3-SCP, 4-SFTP) [1]: 2
Password:
Server IP: 192.168.250.8, Protocol IPv4
Checking system settings for firmwaredownload...

The following item(s) need to be addressed before downloading the specified firmware:
Cannot upgrade directly to 6.4. Please upgrade to 6.3 first and then upgrade to 6.4.

Firmwaredownload failed.
FC-Switch2:admin>

 

I can't download 6.3x from the product support site...any ideas?

 

Additional info:

 

FC-Switch2:admin> version
Kernel:     2.6.14.2
Fabric OS:  v6.2.2f9
Made on:    Wed Oct 8 21:20:36 2014
Flash:      Thu Jun 11 17:04:36 2015
BootProm:   1.0.6

 

FC-Switch2:admin> firmwareshow
Appl     Primary/Secondary Versions
------------------------------------------
FOS      v6.2.2f9
         v6.2.2f9

 

Thanks in advance and best regards

Mr. T

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Cali
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Re: B-Series 8/8 (AM866A): No Firmware 6.3x available

You have to go to 6.3, than to 6.4.

 

But 6.3 is no logner Supported, so there is no "normal" Download.

 

But Look here:

http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=454667&swItemId=co_86625_1&swEnvOid=54#tab2

and this points you to

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software11/COL22074/co-81903-1/v6.3.0d.zip

 


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