Upgrade 2960S IOS

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Aug 20th, 2010
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Dear Expert,

Is it possible to upgrade the IOS of WS-C2960S-48TS-S (LAN Lite Entry Layer 2)  to LAN base Layer 2?

The IOS is retrieved from "WS-C2960S-48TS-L (LAN Base Layer 2)"

I understand that some services and features may not be activated properly, such know the possibility. Thank you


Correct Answer by Dipesh Patel about 6 years 11 months ago

Dear Anitachoi,

It is not possible to upgread IOS from LAN Lite to LAN base as both are different Hardwere platform.

Please reffer the link on Cisco site:


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Leo Laohoo Sat, 08/21/2010 - 18:03
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No.  It's not possible due to hardware limitation.


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