FWSM upgrade

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Jun 16th, 2009


We have 2xFWSM that running on 2x6509 in production environment and these 2 FWSMs is running active/standby mode. There are FW version 2.3(4) that running on these FWSMs. We want to upgrade these FWSMs with less downtime and impact for production environment. Do you have any optimal way to get this job done.?

Best regards

Hieu Nguyen

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Giuseppe Larosa Tue, 06/16/2009 - 05:38

Hello Hieu,

there is a specific document for upgrade from of FWSM from 2.x to 3.1


If you use multiple contexts you need to follow the multiple mode notes.

I also don't know if you can upgrade to a later release of firmware directly.

You need a maintanance window in any case because there is some impact.

Hope to help


t511820 Fri, 06/19/2009 - 02:39

Hello Giusepp, sorry for delay reply. I have been off from my office resently. Thanks for your tips..

Best regards



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