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How to update cat3550 from SMI to EMI

I have copied the emi to flash,and use command :

boot system flash:xxxxxxxxxxx/xxxxxxxxxxxx.bin to indicate the EMI next reload.

But after reload I found the catlyst3550 also use the old SMI ,Are there something other reason leads to this? (Does it because the startup configuration includes some command line for SMI only?)

Thanks

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Silver

Re: How to update cat3550 from SMI to EMI

Are you looking at the following line under a SHOW VERSION:

Model number: WS-C3550-24-SMI

if so this is not updated when upgrading from SMI to EMI, it is set at the factory.

Check the following line to determine which image you are running:

IOS (tm) C3550 Software (C3550-I9Q3L2-M)

if it is an SMI image you will see a 9 in C3550-I9Q3L2-M

for EMI you will see a 5 - C3550-I5Q3L2-M

Cisco Employee

Re: How to update cat3550 from SMI to EMI

Just as an FYI, you'll need to purchase the upgrade kit "CD-3550-EMI=" to use EMI image legally on an SMI switch

Community Member

Re: How to update cat3550 from SMI to EMI

The image of my switch running now is c3550-i9q3l2-mz.121-9.EA1c.bin(48ports with SMI) and another switch's is c3550-i5q3l2-mz.121-9.EA1c.bin,

Can I update from smi to emi?

Bronze

Re: How to update cat3550 from SMI to EMI

u have to buy the license per switch basis. If one switch is running smi and other emi, and you want to upgrade smi to emi, then you need to buy one more license.

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