BD8800 latest stable XOS

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Can anyone point me in the direction of the latest stable BD8800 XOS version that you haven't had any issues with? 
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Drew C., Community Manager

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Hi DH,
Welcome to The Hub!
The recommended release for the BD8800 is listed as EXOS 15.6.3.1-patch1-5, but I should mention that v15.6.3.1-patch1-9 was released since that document was published and supersedes the patch1-5 recommendation it includes.

For more information or if you're wondering where I found this info, take a look at this article:  What Is The Recommended Release of EXOS For My Platform?
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I would also make sure that the modules installed can support that version of code. The article Drew mentioned above will also show the earliest and the last supported version of code for each module.
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Thanks for the replies! 

I just checked the modules I have and all seems good. I have a version installed now that consumes excessive CPU after 994 days of up time. These are my main cores so it is hard to take them down for upgrades so I want to make sure I get a version that is known to be good and not have issues like I am experiencing now. 

What if the latest version of XOS is blank? (Edited)
One other question, I have BD 8800 G48Tc modules that are not listed on that site. I just noticed this, why wouldn't they be listed?
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Hi DH,
If the last supported version is blank, there is no "last version" yet.  The document will be updated when the last supported version is determined and announced.

The MSMs are only listed in the release recommendations because the software is loaded to them, not necessarily to the I/O Modules.  You'll see the I/O Modules listed on this page with a minimum and last supported version.
http://documentation.extremenetworks.com/hw_sw_compatibility/HardwareSoftwareCompatibility/bd_compon...

Does that help explain a little better? :)

-Drew
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Hey DH the last supported version is the last version of code that engineering developed for that module or switch. Meaning that the module is not supported or will not be recognized in anything later than that build.

If it is blank then the module is still supported in the code.

Hope that helps
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Awesome! Thanks for the help

When I check the link Drew provided I see information for the 8500 and 8900 series modules but nothing for the 8800 series. I am assuming the 8800 modules are still supported under the current firmware? I apologize if I am not understanding. 

oh.. after I looked at it again are the 8800 modules just called G48Tc and don't denote the 8800 in front of them? 
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Just wanted to reply and say thanks to all that helped with my questions. I successfully upgraded 11 BD8810's last night with v15.6.3.1-patch1-9 and they are all rocking as normal! 
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Glad we could help (and that you were able to upgrade successfully)!  Hope you'll come back and check in from time to time.
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absolutely will! 
Hi everybody) can you please answer a question. I am not a regular user of these devices, but I need to know how to make latest update for them, I bought G48Tc 41517 Black Diamond 8800 48-Port  on ebay, should I pay for any licenses for updates, or i just connect it and it updates automatically? Does my location matter, because I am writing from Republic of Kazahstan?


Sincerely, 


Zhantuar
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Moving this to its own thread for visibility.

Please reference the new conversation here: Updates for 8800 module