Re: Upgrade Path HP Brocade FC Switch 8/24 (AM868A) (668 Views)
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werner.zeller
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Registered: ‎03-26-2010
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Upgrade Path HP Brocade FC Switch 8/24 (AM868A)

Hi

I am not shure witch Firmware Upgrade I should choose for this FC Switch. Now the version is v6.3.0a.

 

I found this: (on Brocade FOS Target Path V3.0

 

 

Upgrade path to Brocade FOS v6.4.3da or FOS v7.0.2c for Open Systems environments:

FOS v6.0.0c

FOS v6.1.2c FOS v6.2.2f FOS v6.3.2d FOS v6.4.3d FOS v7.0.2c

 

and this

 

Upgrade path to Brocade FOS v6.4.2a or FOS v7.0.0d for FICON environments:

FOS v6.1.2

FOS v6.2.0e_upgrade FOS v6.3.0d FOS v6.4.2a FOS v7.0.0d

 

Thanks for your help!

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Torsten.
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Re: Upgrade Path HP Brocade FC Switch 8/24 (AM868A)

According to SPOCK latest version is 7.2.0a .

So consider to upgrade to 6.4.x->7.0.x->7.1.x->7.2.0a

Hope this helps!
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Torsten.

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Johan Guldmyr
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Re: Upgrade Path HP Brocade FC Switch 8/24 (AM868A)

And the path that had 6.4.2a is only if you have a FICON environment. The latest Brocade Firmware isn't always FICON certified. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/FICON

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