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Upgrade IDS (4.1->5.1)

How to upgrade my IDS 4215 from v4.1 to v5.1?

Does my ciscowork be upgraded at same time?



Re: Upgrade IDS (4.1->5.1)

Hi .. as per the below link upgrading from 4.1 to 5.1 is two steps procedure.

1.- Upgrading from 4.1 to 5.0

2.- Upgrading from 5.0 to 5.1

For upgrading from 4.1 to 5.0 youc an download the software to a local ftp server and follow the below steps.

Log in to the CLI using an account with administrator privileges.

Step 3 Enter configuration mode:

sensor# configure terminal

Step 4 Upgrade the sensor:

sensor# configure terminal

sensor(config)# upgrade ftp://FTPusername@ftp_serverIP_IP_ddress//directory path/IPS package name-pkg

Step 5 Enter the password when prompted:

Enter password: ********

Re-enter password: ********

Step 6 Type yes to complete the upgrade.

Note Major updates, minor updates, and service packs may force a restart of the IPS processes or even

force a reboot of the sensor to complete installation.

Step 7 Verify your new sensor version:

sensor# show version

Application Partition:

Cisco Intrusion Prevention System, Version 6.0(1)S149.0

NOTE: as of version5.X you need a license for getting signatures updates.

You can repeat similar procedure for upgrading from 5.0 to 5.1

I hope it helps .. please rate it if it does !!!!

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