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HP 6125-CMW520-R2106 Release Notes
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  • Page 1 HP 6125-CMW520-R2106 Release Notes © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Version information · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · 1 Version number ·...
  • Page 3 Handling software upgrade failures · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · 55...
  • Page 4 List of Tables Table 1 Version history ......................... 1 Table 2 Hardware and software compatibility matrix ................ 1 Table 3 MIB updates ........................3 Table 4 hardware features ......................6 Table 5 Software features ......................7 Table 6 BootWare menus ......................19 Table 7 BootWare shortcut keys ....................
  • Page 5: Version Information

    This document describes the features, restrictions and guidelines, open problems, and workarounds for version R2106. Before you use this version in a live network, back up the configuration and test the version to avoid software upgrade affecting your live network. Use this document in conjunction with HP 6125-CMW520-R2106 Release Notes(Software Feature Changes) and the documents listed in "Related...
  • Page 6: Upgrading Restrictions And Guidelines

    HP Comware Platform Software Comware Software, Version 5.20.99, Release 2106 Copyright (c) 2010-2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. HP 6125G Blade Switch uptime is 0 week, 0 day, 0 hour, 1 minute Slot 1 (M): Uptime is 0 weeks,0 days,0 hours,1 minutes...
  • Page 7: Software Feature And Command Updates

    Software feature and command updates For more information about the software feature and command update history, see HP 6125-CMW520-R2106 Release Notes (Software Feature Changes). MIB updates Table 3 MIB updates Item MIB file Module Description 6125-CMW520-R2106 None Modified None 6125-CMW520-R2105 None Modified None...
  • Page 8: Open Problems And Workarounds

    It takes long time to collect diagnostic information when the IRF has many configuration parameters.  Open problems and workarounds None. List of resolved problems Resolved problems in R2106 LSD074321  Symptom: The master board experiences unexpected reboot or hung because of fatal error. Condition: When system receives DHCP packet which contains abnormal option 82 field.
  • Page 9: Contacting Hp

    Contacting HP For worldwide technical support information, see the HP support website: http://www.hp.com/support Before contacting HP, collect the following information: Product model names and numbers   Technical support registration number (if applicable) Product serial numbers  Error messages  Operating system type and revision level ...
  • Page 10: Appendix A Feature List

    27.9 × 92.8 × 267.7 mm (1.1 × 3.65 × 10.54 in) (excluding feet and rack-mounting brackets) Weight ≤ 1.3 kg (2.87 lb) Input AC voltage 90V to 264V, 47/63Hz 25.1W (HP 6125G) Max. power consumption 40.4W (HP 6125G/XG) 0℃ to 45℃ Operating temperature Relative humidity 5% to 95%...
  • Page 11: Software Features

    Software features Table 5 Software features Category Features Ethernet II IEEE 802.3/802.2 SNAP IEEE 802.3/802.2 Long Frame (1518-1536) Jumbo Frame (1536-9216) VLAN (Port-based VLAN/Subnet-based VLAN/Protocol-based VLAN/Mac-based VLAN) IEEE 802.1Q Layer 2 IEEE802.1p RSTP(802.1w) MSTP(802.1s) LACP(802.3ad) GARP/GVRP RRPP Mirror Storm suppression (Broadcast / Multicast / Unknown unicast) IPv4 features: IP datagram forwarding (RFC791/1141/950) IP options (strict source route/loose source route/recording...
  • Page 12 Category Features IPv4 routing: Static route management OSPF Routing Policy based routing(via ACL) IPv6 routing: IPv6 static route management RIPng OSPFv3 BGP+ IGMP Snooping IGMP MLD Snooping PIM-DM Multicast PIM-SM PIM-SSM IPv6 PIM-DM IPv6 PIM-SM IPv6 PIM-SSM MSDP Remark 802.1p, DSCP, IP precedence, or local precedence by ACL rule Map to output queue by 802.1p, DSCP, IP precedence, local precedence Basic ACL Advanced ACL...
  • Page 13 Category Features SNMP v1/v2/v3 RMON Public MIBs Management Private MIBs Syslog/Debug Local management File management Dual-image Console login AUX login User access control Telnet (VTY) login SSH login FTP login Ping DNS client DHCP client DHCP snooping Application protocols Telnet FTP client FTP server TFTP client...
  • Page 14: Appendix B Upgrading Software

    Appendix B Upgrading software This appendix describes how to upgrade the software on a switch. Software used for upgrade The software used on a switch includes: BootWare image—Contains a basic section and an extended section. The basic section is the ...
  • Page 15: Upgrading From The Cli

    NOTE: Make sure that the system software and BootWare are compatible. For the compatibility between the  system software and BootWare, see the hardware and software compatibility matrix in the Feature Notes  The command outputs in this document are for reference only. Upgrading from the CLI This section uses a two-member IRF fabric as an example to describe how to upgrade software from the CLI.
  • Page 16: Downloading Software To The Master Switch

    260736 KB total (245176 KB free) Identify the free Flash space of each subordinate switch, for example, switch 2. <Sysname> dir slot2#flash:/ Directory of slot2#flash:/ -rw- Apr 26 2000 12:34:34 system.xml -rw- 1579 Apr 26 2000 12:34:36 config.cfg -rw- 14715360 Apr 26 2000 19:22:33 main.bin -rw-...
  • Page 17 Using the switch as the FTP server  Using the switch as the TFTP client  Prerequisites Make sure the IRF fabric and the PC can reach each other. Prepare the FTP or TFTP server program for the PC (at 10.10.1 10.1) by yourself. Using the switch as the FTP client This example uses the switch as the FTP client and uses the PC as the FTP server.
  • Page 18 [Sysname] local-user abc [Sysname-luser-abc] password simple pwd [Sysname-luser-abc] service-type ftp [Sysname-luser-abc] authorization-attribute level 3 [Sysname-luser-abc] quit [Sysname] quit On the PC: FTP to the IRF fabric. c:\> ftp 1.1.1.1 Connected to 1.1.1.1. 220 FTP service ready. User(1.1.1.1:(none)):abc 331 Password required for abc. Password: 230 User logged in.
  • Page 19: Upgrading The Bootware

    Upgrading the BootWare Automatic upgrade To run the new system software image, you must reboot the switch. During the reboot, the system prompts you to upgrade the basic section and extended section of BootWare if the BootWare image included in the system software image is newer.
  • Page 20: Upgrading The System Software

    Now updating bootrom, please wait... Bootrom successfully updated! # Perform the save command to save the current configuration. <Sysname> save The current configuration will be written to the device. Are you sure? [Y/N]:y Please input the file name(*.cfg)[flash:/startup.cfg] (To leave the existing filename unchanged, press the enter key): flash:/startup.cfg exists, overwrite? [Y/N]:y Validating file.
  • Page 21 Slot 2: The current configuration file is saved successfully. Configuration is saved to device successfully. Reboot the IRF fabric to complete the upgrade. <Sysname> reboot Start to check configuration with next startup configuration file, please wait..DONE! This command will reboot the device. Continue? [Y/N]:y Reboot device by command.
  • Page 22: Upgrading From The Bootware Menu

    This command will set the boot file of the specified board. Continue? [Y/N]:y The specified file will be used as the main boot file at the next reboot on slot Save the current configuration in any view to prevent data loss. <Sysname>...
  • Page 23: Accessing The Bootware Menu

    To upgrade the BootWare, use one of the following methods: Using TFTP through the management Ethernet port  Using FTP through the management Ethernet port  Using Xmodem through the console port  TIP: Upgrading through an Ethernet port is faster than through the console port. Accessing the BootWare menu Connect a configuration terminal such as a PC to the console port of the switch with a console cable, run the terminal emulation program on the PC, and power on the switch.
  • Page 24: Bootware Shortcut Keys

    BootWare Menu Tasks Reference segment Using the  Examine system memory. Extended EXTEND-ASSISTANT EXTEND-ASSISTANT  Search system memory. menu NOTE: Availability of some menu options depends on the password recovery capability state. For more information about the feature and its relevant menu options, see "Disabling password recovery capability."...
  • Page 25: Table 8 Basic-bootware Menu Options

    Press Ctrl + D within four seconds after the "Press Ctrl+D to access BASIC BOOT MENU" prompt message appears. If you fail to do this within the time limit, the system starts to run the extended BootWare segment. ======================<BASIC-BOOTWARE MENU(Ver 1.07)>======================= |<1>...
  • Page 26 |<1> 9600(Default)* |<2> 19200 |<3> 38400 |<4> 57600 |<5> 115200 |<0> Exit ============================================================================ Enter your choice(0-5): Enter the number that represents the baudrate you want to choose. For example, enter 5 to set the baudrate to 115200 bps. NOTE: The baudrate change is a one-time operation. The baudrate will restore to the default (9600 bps) at reboot.
  • Page 27: Performing A Ram Test

    Memory Type : DDR3 SDRAM Memory Size : 1024MB Memory Speed : 800MHz BootWare Size : 895KB Flash Size : 256MB CPLD Version : 003 PCB Version : Ver.B BootWare Validating... Press Ctrl+B to enter extended boot menu... Running the backup extended BootWare segment To bootstrap the system software image with the backup extended BootWare segment, enter 5 in the BASIC-BOOTWARE menu.
  • Page 28: Table 10 Extend-bootware Menu Options

    Reboot the device or run the primary or backup extended BootWare segment from the BASIC-BOOTWARE menu. Press Ctrl + B within five seconds after the "Press Ctrl+B to enter extended boot menu..." prompt message appears. If you fail to do this, the system starts decompressing the system software. BootWare password: Not required.
  • Page 29 Option Tasks Reference Download files with XMODEM and upgrade system software through the console port. If password recovery capability is enabled, you can use any version of Upgrading system software through <2> Enter Serial SubMenu the system software image for the console port upgrade.
  • Page 30 Option Tasks Reference Start the device with the factory-default configuration without loading any configuration file. This is a one-time operation and <6> Skip Current System Starting up without loading the takes effect only for the first system Configuration configuration file boot or reboot after you choose this option.
  • Page 31: Table 11 Serial Submenu Options

    Upgrading system software through the console port You can upgrade the system software through the console port or modify the baudrate of the console port from the Serial submenu. To upgrade system software through the console port from the Serial submenu: Enter 2 in the EXTEND-BOOTWARE menu to access the Serial submenu.
  • Page 32 |<0> Exit ========================================================================== Enter your choice(0-5):5 Enter an appropriate baudrate option. For example, enter 5 to set the baudrate to 115200 bps. HP recommends that you change the default baudrate (9600 bps) to a higher baudrate for faster file transfer before downloading a system software image with XMODEM through the console port.
  • Page 33: Table 12 Ethernet Submenu Options

    Table 12 Ethernet submenu options Option Tasks Load and run a system software image in SDRAM. <1> Download Application Program To SDRAM If password recovery capability is disabled, this option is And Run not available. Download a system software image to the current storage medium as the main image (the file attribute is set to M).
  • Page 34 Field Description Set a gateway IP address if the device is on a different network than Gateway IP Address the server. Set the username for accessing the FTP server. This username must be FTP User Name the same as configured on the FTP server. This field is not available for TFTP.
  • Page 35: Table 14 File Control Submenu Options

    Ctrl+Z: Access EXTEND-ASSISTANT MENU Ctrl+C: Display Copyright Ctrl+F: Format File System Enter your choice(0-9):4 The following FILE CONTROL submenu appears: ========================<File CONTROL>======================= |Note:the operating device is flash | <1> Display All File(s) | <2> Set Application File type | <3> Delete File | <0>...
  • Page 36: Delete File When Storage Is Insufficient

    1480 Apr/26/2000 12:33:14 N/A private-data.txt Apr/26/2000 12:33:14 N/A system.xml 1579 Apr/26/2000 12:33:14 N/A _config_bak.cfg 1609 Apr/26/2000 12:33:16 M config.cfg 4264 Apr/27/2000 08:00:18 N/A logfile/logfile.log ============================================================================ To change the type of a system software image: Enter 2 in the FILE CONTROL submenu. Enter your choice(0-3):2 'M' = MAIN 'B' = BACKUP...
  • Page 37: Restoring Factory-default Configuration

    Exit ============================================================================ Enter file No: Enter the number of the file to delete. For example, enter 6 to delete config.cfg. Enter file No: 6 When the following prompt appears, enter Y. The file you selected is flash:/config.cfg,Delete it? [Y/N]Y Deleting..Done! NOTE: HP 6125 Blade Switch Series Fundamentals For information about managing files from the CLI, see...
  • Page 38 If password recovery capability is enabled, first disable the capability from the CLI, and then  reboot the device to access the EXTEND-BOOTWARE menu. Password recovery capability is enabled. To perform this operation, first disable the password recovery capability using the undo password-recovery enable command in CLI.
  • Page 39: Table 15 Bootware Operation Menu Options

    ============================================================================ Enter your choice(0-4): Table 15 BootWare Operation menu options Option Tasks Back up the entire BootWare image. When the BootWare <1> Backup Full BootWare image is corrupted, you could use the backup image for recovery. Recover the entire BootWare image. <2>...
  • Page 40: Disabling Password Recovery Capability

    |<3> Set The Default Boot Device |<0> Exit To Main Menu ============================================================================ Enter your choice(0-3): Table 16 DEVICE CONTROL menu options Option Task <1> Display All Available Nonvolatile Storage Device(s) Display all available storage media. Set the current storage medium. All file <2>...
  • Page 41: Table 17 Bootware Options And Password Recovery Capability Compatibility Matrix

    To enhance system security, disable password recovery capability. Table 17 summarizes options whose availability varies with the password recovery capability setting. Table 17 BootWare options and password recovery capability compatibility matrix Password Password BootWare menu recovery recovery Tasks that can be performed option enabled disabled...
  • Page 42: Upgrading System Software

    Step Command Remarks To enable password recovery capability, use the password-recovery Disable password recovery enable command. undo password-recovery enable capability. By default, password recovery capability is enabled. Upgrading system software Upgrade system software by using one of the following methods: Using TFTP through the management Ethernet port ...
  • Page 43: Table 19 Network Parameter Fields And Shortcut Keys

    Item Description <2> Update Main Application File Upgrade the main system software image. <3> Modify Ethernet Parameter Modify network settings. <0> Exit To Main Menu Return to the BootWare menu. Enter 5 to configure the network settings. ======================<ETHERNET PARAMETER SET>============================== |Note: '.' = Clear field.
  • Page 44: Table 20 Ethernet Submenu Options

    |Note:the operating device is flash |<1> Download Application Program To SDRAM And Run |<2> Update Main Application File |<3> Modify Ethernet Parameter |<0> Exit To Main Menu |<Ensure The Parameter Be Modified Before Downloading!> ============================================================================ Enter your choice(0-3): Enter 0 to return to the BootWare menu or 1 to boot the system. Using FTP through the management Ethernet port Connect the management Ethernet port of the switch to the PC that stores the target .bin file (the IP address of the PC is required), and connect the console port of the switch to the same or another...
  • Page 45: Table 21 Network Parameter Fields And Shortcut Keys

    Ctrl+D = Quit. ============================================================================ Protocol (FTP or TFTP):ftp Load File Name :test.bin :main.bin Target File Name :test.bin :main.bin Server IP Address :192.168.80.20 Local IP Address :192.168.80.10 Gateway IP Address :0.0.0.0 FTP User Name :UserN FTP User Password :PWD Table 21 Network parameter fields and shortcut keys Field Description '.' = Clear field...
  • Page 46: Table 22 Serial Submenu Options

    |<2> Update Main Application File |<3> Modify Ethernet Parameter |<0> Exit To Main Menu |<Ensure The Parameter Be Modified Before Downloading!> ============================================================================ Enter your choice(0-3): Enter 0 to return to the BootWare menu or 1 to boot the system. Using Xmodem through the console port Connect the console port of the switch to the PC that stores the .bin file.
  • Page 47 Please change the terminal's baudrate to 115200 bps, press ENTER when ready. Set the serial port on the terminal to use the same baudrate and protocol as the console port. If you select 9600 bps as the download rate for the console port, skip this task. Select Call >...
  • Page 48 Figure 3 Modify the baudrate Select Call > Call to reestablish the connection. Figure 4 Reestablish the connection Press Enter. The following menu appears: The current baudrate is 115200 bps ===============================<BAUDRATE SET>=============================== |Note:'*'indicates the current baudrate Change The HyperTerminal's Baudrate Accordingly |---------------------------<Baudrate Available>---------------------------| |<1>...
  • Page 49 Enter your choice(0-5): Enter 0 to return to the Serial submenu. ===========================<Enter Serial SubMenu>=========================== |Note:the operating device is flash |<1> Download Application Program To SDRAM And Run |<2> Update Main Application File |<3> Modify Serial Interface Parameter |<0> Exit To Main Menu ============================================================================ Enter your choice(0-3): Select option 1 or 2 to upgrade the system software.
  • Page 50: Upgrading Bootware

    Figure 7 File transfer progress When the Serial submenu appears after the file transfer is complete, enter 0 at the prompt to return to the BootWare menu. Download successfully! 17911808 bytes downloaded! Input the File Name:main.bin Updating File flash:/main.bin....................Done! ===========================<Enter Serial SubMenu>=========================== |Note:the operating device is flash |<1>...
  • Page 51 Using TFTP through the management Ethernet port Connect the management Ethernet port of the switch to the PC that stores the target BootWare image (the IP address of the PC is required), and connect the console port of the switch to the same or another PC.
  • Page 52: Table 23 Network Parameter Fields And Shortcut Keys

    Table 23 Network parameter fields and shortcut keys Field Description '.' = Clear field Press a dot (.) and then Enter to clear the setting for a field. '-' = Go to previous field Press a hyphen (-) and then Enter to return to the previous field. Ctrl+D = Quit Press Ctrl + D to exit the Ethernet Parameter Set menu.
  • Page 53 Using FTP through the management Ethernet port Connect the management Ethernet port of the switch to the PC that stores the target BootWare image (the IP address of the PC is required), and connect the console port of the switch to the same or another PC.
  • Page 54: Table 24 Network Parameter Fields And Shortcut Keys

    FTP User Password :PWD Table 24 Network parameter fields and shortcut keys Field Description '.' = Clear field Press a dot (.) and then Enter to clear the setting for a field. '-' = Go to previous field Press a hyphen (-) and then Enter to return to the previous field. Ctrl+D = Quit Press Ctrl + D to exit the Ethernet Parameter Set menu.
  • Page 55 Enter 0 in the BootWare update menu to return to the BootWare submenu. Enter 0 in the BootWare submenu to return to the BootWare menu. Enter 0 in the BootWare menu to reboot the switch with the new BootWare image. Using Xmodem through the console port XMODEM download through the console port is slower than TFTP or FTP download through the management Ethernet port.
  • Page 56 Set the serial port on the terminal to use the same baudrate and protocol as the console port. If you select 9600 bps as the download rate for the console port, skip this task. Select Call > Disconnect in the HyperTerminal window to disconnect the terminal from the switch. Figure 8 Disconnect the terminal connection Select File >...
  • Page 57 Figure 10 Modify the baudrate Select Call > Call to reestablish the connection. Figure 11 Reestablish the connection Press Enter. The following menu appears: The current baudrate is 115200 bps ===============================<BAUDRATE SET>=============================== |Note:'*'indicates the current baudrate Change The HyperTerminal's Baudrate Accordingly |---------------------------<Baudrate Available>---------------------------| |<1>...
  • Page 58 Enter your choice(0-5): Enter 0 to return to the Serial submenu. ====================<BOOTWARE OPERATION SERIAL SUB-MENU>==================== |<1> Update Full BootWare |<2> Update Extend BootWare |<3> Update Basic BootWare |<4> Modify Serial Interface Parameter |<0> Exit To Main Menu ============================================================================ Enter your choice(0-4): Select an option from options 1 to 3 to upgrade a system software image.
  • Page 59 Figure 14 File transfer progress When the Serial submenu appears after the file transfer is complete, enter 0 at the prompt to return to the BootWare menu. Download successfully! 17163940 bytes downloaded! Updating Basic BootWare? [Y/N] Enter Y at the prompt to upgrade the basic BootWare section. Updating Basic BootWare..Done! Updating Extend BootWare? [Y/N] Enter Y at the prompt to upgrade the extended BootWare section.
  • Page 60 To handle a software upgrade failure: Verify that the software Feature is compatible with the switch model and the correct file is used. Verify that the software Feature and the BootWare Feature are compatible. For software and BootWare compatibility, see the hardware and software compatibility matrix in the correct Feature notes.

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