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How to upgrade Aruba S2500 switch using cpboot?

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Environment : This article applies to all Aruba S1500, 2500, and 3500 switches and all Aruba OS versions.

 

1) Connect the Ethernet cable between computer and the mgmt port on the switch

2) Set the IP address details for the switch using the following commands:
 
Hit any key to stop autoboot: 0 <<< 5 seconds to press Enter.
cpboot> <<< This is the "cpboot" mode.
 
cpboot> setenv ipaddr 10.10.10.1 <<< Switch IP address.
cpboot> setenv netmask 255.255.255.0 <<< Switch subnet mask.
cpboot> setenv gatewayip 10.168.89.1 <<< Switch gateway IP.
cpboot> setenv serverip 10.1.1.234 <<< TFTP server IP address.
cpboot> save <<< Save the configuration.
 
 
2) Verify connectivity by issuing these commands:
 
cpboot> ping <gateway ip>
 
cpboot> ping <tftp server ip>

printenv
 
bootargs=quiet
bootcmd=bootf
bootdelay=5
baudrate=9600
loadaddr=0x87000000
bootfile=vmlinux.strip
psb_os_cpu_mask=0
userapp_cpu_map=0x0f
eth6addr=00:0b:86:99:47:42
eth7addr=00:0b:86:99:46:42
gatewayip=10.14.7.254
ethprime=xls_gmac0
boardname=amarone
ethaddr=00:1a:1e:09:f6:c1
eth1addr=00:1a:1e:09:f6:c2
eth2addr=00:1a:1e:09:f6:c3
eth3addr=00:1a:1e:09:f6:c4
eth4addr=00:1a:1e:09:f6:c5
eth5addr=00:1a:1e:09:f6:c6
stdin=serial
stdout=serial
stderr=serial
ipaddr=10.10.10.1
netmask=255.255.255.0
serverip=10.10.10.2
ethact=xls_gmac0
 
Environment size: 529/131068 bytes
cpboot> ping 10.10.10.2
 
Using xls_gmac0 device
host 10.10.10.2 is alive

3) Upgrade the controller by issuing these commands:
 
cpboot> upgrade 0/1 ArubaOS_MAS_7.3.0.1_41381
USB:   USB 2.0 started, EHCI 1.00scanning bus for devices... 2 USB Device(s) found
       scanning bus for storage devices... max USB Storage Device reached: 1 stopping
1 Storage Device(s) found
Starting TFTP Download ...
Using xls_gmac0 device
TFTP from server 10.10.10.2; our IP address is 10.10.10.1
Filename 'ArubaOS_MAS_7.3.0.1_41381'.
Load address: 0x87000000
Loading: *#####################################T ############################
#################################################################
##T ###############################################################
###############################T ##################################
###########################################################T ######
#################################################################
#########################T ########################################
#######################################################T ##
32 MB received
#########################################
done
Bytes transferred = 36212592 (2288f70 hex)
Signer Cert OK
Policy Cert OK
RSA signature verified. 
Saving image to Flash...
..................................................................................................................................................................................................
Try to boot this partition first ([y]/n)? Erasing #
Erased 1 sectors
 
Writing ########y
cpboot> boot
 
booting system partition 0:1
USB:   USB 2.0 started, EHCI 1.00scanning bus for devices... 2 USB Device(s) found
       scanning bus for storage devices... max USB Storage Device reached: 1 stopping
1 Storage Device(s) found
1 blocks read: OK
Loading image 0:1...................................................................................................................................................................................................
Booting image...
Signer Cert OK
Policy Cert OK
RSA signature verified. 
 
Aruba Networks
ArubaOS Version 7.3.0.1 (build 41381 / label #41381) 
Built by p4build@tortuga on 2013-12-19 at 15:46:24 PST (gcc version 3.4.3)
Copyright (c) 2002-2013, Aruba Networks, Inc.
 
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Bootrom image in flash is older than the replacement image.
   *****  UPGRADING BOOTROM NOW!!! *****
Reboot Cause: User reboot.
Initializing TPM and Certificates
TPM and Certificate Initialization successful.
Upgrading configuration from version 7.2 to 7.3.
Saving current config file default.cfg as default.cfg.2013-12-31_15-41-58
Generating new configuration.
Configuration upgrade complete.
 
 
******************************************** 
Starting Console Session 
Retrieving Configuration ... 
******************************************** 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(ArubaS2500-24T) 
 
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