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Automatic firmware update using ACA21

This howto describes the automatic software update using a ACA21 USB stick on platform devices RS20/30/40, RSR20/30, MS20/30, PowerMICE, MACH100/1000/4000 and Octopus (with ACA21-M12).

Preparation

  • Copy the firmware file (e.g pmL3P.bin) in the root directory of an ACA21 USB stick.

  • Create an empty text file named "autoupdate.txt" and copy it in the root directory of the USB stick.

  • Plug the USB stick in the USB socket of the device to be updated.

  • Reboot the switch.

  • The switch will perform a firmware update and coldstart automatically.

  • You can check in the webinterface if the update was successful.

  • Remove the USB stick.