Managed set firmware settings

Use this page to change the firmware on a managed set. We can upload a file from a local or remote file system. The firmware for a managed set, must have the same value for appliance type, model type and licensed features as the devices in the managed set.

Avoid trouble: Do not use the DataPower 3.6.0.28, 3.6.0.29, or 3.6.0.30 level of firmware for a managed set.gotcha

Typically, when creating a managed set of DataPower appliances, the DataPower appliance manager completes the following process:

Similarly, when a domain is added to a managed set in the DataPower appliance manager, the DataPower appliance manager typically completes the following process:

If we use the DataPower 3.6.0.28, 3.6.0.29, or 3.6.0.30 level of firmware for a managed set, the firmware level might cause the DataPower appliance manager to unnecessarily create new shareable appliance settings versions, or domain versions, and then synchronize these new versions across the managed set. To view this console page, click Servers > DataPower > Managed sets > managed_set_name > Change firmware.


From a version already in the DataPower appliance manager

Select this option to use a firmware version that already exists in the appliance manager, and then select the version to use from the list of available versions.


Upload from local system

Select this option to upload a firmware version from a local file system. We can either type a fully qualified path name in the Location field, or we can select a file from the local file system.


Upload from remote system

Select this option to upload a firmware version from a remote file system. We can either type a fully qualified path name in the Location field, or we can select a file from the remote file system.


Comments

Specifies user-defined information about a firmware version.

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