Upgrade software on Avaya ERS 4800 over BOSS

Task

Upgrade the Diagnostic Tools and BOSS on Avaya ERS 4850 with USB stick over BOSS.


Scenario

Upgrade the Diagnostic Tools and BOSS over BOSS. You have to make an upgrade using USB stick or via TFTP server. Check the procedure to make a fast upgrade.


Hardware | Software

  • ERS 4850GTS-PWR+ with BOSS v5.9.3.023 + Diagnostic Tools v5.8.0.1

Solution | Overview

Step 1: Connect the USB stick.

Step 2: Download the Diagnostic Tools.

Step 3: Download the BOSS.

Step 4: Verify the software.


Solution | Detailed

Step 1: Connect the USB stick.

Connect your USB stick to USB port on switch and check the files on it.

show usb-files

USB file list - Stand-alone
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Listing Directory USB_BULK:
 1934853 Jul 15 08:27 4000_58001_diag.bin
 12336116 Jul 14 08:20 4800_593023s.img
 5123886 Dec 8 2015 ers4000v5.9.2.0.war
 2090269 Oct 25 16:22 3500_53006_diag.bin
 0 Oct 25 16:20 3500_531003s.img
 10999212 Jun 18 2014 4800_580005s.img
 10472292 Oct 25 16:52 4000_572013s.img
 10380344 Oct 26 09:02 4000_570009s.img
 9777140 Nov 24 13:44 3500_532207s.img
 2091101 Nov 24 13:43 3500_53007_diag.bin
 4136976 Dec 3 12:08 7000_10315_diags.bin
 13120628 Dec 3 12:07 7000_1042005s.img
 1934909 Nov 28 16:43 4000_58003_diag.bin
 12944688 Nov 28 16:43 4800_5100011s.img

 

Step 2: Download the Diagnostic Tools.

Use the command below to download and save Diagnostic Tools. Then restart the switch.

download usb diag 4000_58003_diag.bin no-reset
**********************************************

Downloading Diag Image [-]
Saving Diag Image [-]
Finished Upgrading Diag Image

 

Step 3: Download the BOSS.

Use the command below to download and save BOSS file. Then restart the switch.

download usb image 4800_5100011s.img no-reset
*********************************************

Downloading Image [-]
Saving Image [-]
Finished Upgrading Image

 

Step 4: Verify the software.

Use the command below to check the newest software on the switch.

sh boot
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Unit   Agent Image  Active Image  Diag Image  Active Diag
-----  -----------  ------------  ----------  -----------
1      5.10.0.011   5.10.0.011    5.8.0.3     5.8.0.3

* - Unit requires reboot for new Active Image to be made operational.
# - Unit requires reboot for new Diag to be made operational.