Downloading Software to the Switch
TFTP Download from a Server
copy tftp flash <ip-address> <remote-os-file> [< primary | secondary >]
Note that if you do not specify the flash destination, the TFTP download defaults to the primary flash.
For example, to download a software file named R_11_0 4 .swi from a TFTP server with the IP address
Execute the copy command as shown below:
ProCurve # copy tftp flash 10.28.227.103 R_11_04.swi
The primary OS image will be deleted. continue [y/n]? Y
When the switch finishes downloading the software file from the server, it displays the progress
Validating and Writing System Software to FLASH.
When the CLI prompt re-appears, the switch is ready to reboot to activate the downloaded
Reboot the switch.
After the switch reboots, it displays the CLI or Main Menu, depending on the Logon Default setting
last configured in the menu's Switch Setup screen.