i have got a Cisco 3550-48SMI switch with 12.2(25) IOS running. now i want to upgrade ist, but i cannot download the new images from cisco.com. There is always a messages wich says: you have to follow all the steps: register, log in,....
But i'm logged in...
so how con i download it?
and there are many different versions, which version should i take?
and they all need 64mb flash, my switch says it only has 58mb?
If you are logged in as guest meaning that you don't have a support contract associated to your CCO (Cisco username) then moslikely that is the reason why you are unable to download any software. If you do have one and still experiencing problems please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Now, you have a 3550 switch and the flash is not upgradable besides that you do have an SMI switch therefore any SMI (ip base)image will work for you.
In regards to which one to select it is hard to recommend anyone in particular since it depends on your network and its requirements therefore the best thing is to use the release notes to check under the different versions what is supported and what is not or if you have a valid Cisco username you can use the following tool: http://tools.cisco.com/Support/Fusion/FusionHome.do
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