Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Upgrading to a New Firmware Release - Cisco 800 Series Routers

Upgrading to a New Firmware Release

Perform the following steps to upgrade to a new firmware release:

1. Download the new firmware from Software Center at

Choose Products -> Routers -> Branch Routers -> Cisco 800 Series Routers -> Cisco 887VA Integrated Services Router -> Very High Bitrate DSL (VDSL) Firmware

2. Copy the firmware to a designated location; for example, router flash or a TFTP server.

3. Configure the router to load the new firmware from a designated location.

Router# configure terminal
Enter configuration commands, one per line.  End with CNTL/Z.
Router(config)# controller vdsl 0
Router(config-controller)# firmware filename ?
  archive:  Download fw file name
  cns:      Download fw file name
  flash:    Download fw file name
  ftp:      Download fw file name
  http:     Download fw file name
  https:    Download fw file name
  null:     Download fw file name
  nvram:    Download fw file name
  rcp:      Download fw file name
  scp:      Download fw file name
  system:   Download fw file name
  tar:      Download fw file name
  tftp:     Download fw file name
  tmpsys:   Download fw file name
  xmodem:   Download fw file name
  ymodem:   Download fw file name
Router(config-controller)# firmware filename flash:vdsl.bin.35j23jdslfw

Note Controller VDSL 0 should not be turned off.
4. Enter the copy running-config startup-config command to save your configuration.

5. Enter the reload command to restart the router.

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