Thursday 6 October 2016

Cisco Nexus 5000 Serieis.Upgrade Steps

Step 1
Download the NX-OS Kick Start and NX-OS System Software files to your TFTP server.

Step 2
Make sure that Nexus 5000 Switch has the enough space to install the new image files by using NX-OS command “ dir bootflash”. If there is enough space you are free to install the new NX-OS image files.

Step 3
If there is no enough memory delete old image files using NX-OS command
Delete boothflash: (kickstart image name)
Delete bootflash:  (system image name)
SF01-MB-1256-010# delete bootflash:n5000-uk9-kickstart.5.0.3.n1.1a.bin
SF01-MB-1256-010# delete bootflash: n5000-uk9.5.0.3.n1.1a.bin

Step 4
Copy the new kickstart and system images to the switch bootflash by using a transfer protocol such as ftp, tftp, scp, or sftp. The examples in this procedure use tftp. Use the following NX-OS command to copy the kick start and image file
Make sure that the TFTP server is started
SF01-MB-1256-010# copy tftp bootflash:

Step 5
Enter the install all NX-OS command to install the new images, specifying the new image names that you downloaded in the Step 1 as shown below

Once all the files are installed the switch will restart and reload with the new Image files.