02-03-2015 07:42 AM
anyone understand the difference between upgrade-image and upgrade-image2? (so not upgrade-image2-no-reboot, that one is clear).
the manual mentions for upgrade-image2: Uploads an additional image file and upgrades the IAP to use this image file when required.
i tested this with a newer, older and same firmware image and in all cases it "upgraded" and restarted automatically.
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06-02-2015 02:11 AM - edited 06-02-2015 02:42 AM
I'm looking for the same info. We have command upgrade-image and we have upgrade-image2. Then we have 2 FW images in the AP. I figured upgrade-image would update the primary, upgrade-image2 the secondary but that doesn't appear to be so.
Any Aruba guys here who might know and coudl share the answer?
06-02-2015 05:10 AM
That option ( Upgrade-Image2) primarily used when we deploy ( or convert ) IAP as a RAP ( Controller based AP). that will not have any impact on IAP.
Please feel free if you need further clarity on this.
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06-02-2015 05:44 AM
Thanks... but this tells me when this command is used. What I am asking is what exactly does each of these commands do.
So upgrading an independent AP we use "upgrade-image" and upgrading a controlled AP we use "upgrade-image2"?
06-14-2015 06:44 AM - edited 06-14-2015 06:46 AM
upgrade-image2 is used to upgrade a cluster, especially when it has multiple models (i.e. Orion, Pegasus, Cassiopeia etc)
for single class cluster example: upgrade-image2 Orion@tftp://192.168.0.1/mips32.ari
for multi class cluster example: upgrade-image2 Orion@tftp://192.168.0.1/mips32.ari;Cassiopeia@tft
if you use upgrade-image2 without any decoration of the model name, then it behaves the same as the original upgrade-image command.
Neither have anything to do with the two image partitions.
oh, turns out while testing this to answer the post - if you get a 404 error from a http based upgrade URL, then the upgrade process gets stuck (fails, but IAP still reports upgrade in progress) - will require a reboot to clear. Tested on 22.214.171.124-126.96.36.199, will raise a bug.
06-22-2015 12:40 AM
sure, i'll ask the doc team to update based on this thread.
Thanks for confirming :) I'll double that - would be a good idea to have this described in the documentation.