Extreme Networks Summit 400 48t switch


It seems there is no way for me to get the latest firmware (7.8.4 I think?) from Extreme Networks for my Summit 400 48t switch becuase it is "End of Life".

Why can't Extreme Networks provide free firmware updates on their website with an easy registration/login process like many other companies? Instead I'm directed to a partner who won't talk me to because my product is at the end of its life cycle. This discourages me from purchasing anything from Extreme Networks or their partners in the future as there seems no easy way for customer self service.

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It's always depends upon what contract you have on device. If device is cover under partnerworkplus then you have to contact to partner else you can directly contact TAC and get the assistance.
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Upgrade a Summit 400-48t to ExtremeWare 7.4 as follows: 1 Upload the current configuration to a TFTP server.

2 Verify the current BootROM is version 5.1. If the BootROM is version 5.1, go to step 3, otherwise

download the BootROM: s400_boot51.bin and reboot the switch.

3 Download ExtremeWare 7.3 image.

4 Save the configuration using the save configuration command.

5 Download ExtremeWare 7.4 image.

6 Reboot the switch using the reboot command.

7 Download the configuration you saved in step 1. For example:

download config 10.60.112.254 saved.cfg

This step is optional.

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You can download the requested software from this link:

http://www.extremenetworks.com/ftp/ftp_new.aspx?file=rvandijk/ASL Extreme Firmware request.rar



The rar files includes the following files:

v73e0b43.Cxtr

v742b6.Cxtr



ExtremeWare 7.4.2b6 Rev03 RelNote-1.pdf
Thanks Sumit, I appreciate your effort but that appears to be quite an old firmware release for the switch (7.4.2b6), even older than the one I'm currently running (7.7e.3.5). I believe the latest release for the switch is 7.8.4. Any possibility of getting this?
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https://www.dropbox.com/s/cyyh88tleh5n878/v784b1-patch1-4.Cxtr
Use above link to download 7.8. patch 1-3.
That worked great! Thank you so much.
Any chance to resurrect that link? I also need to upgrade a switch to 7.8, but can't find it. Thanks!
Leif Pedersen wrote:

Any chance to resurrect that link? I also need to upgrade a switch to 7.8, but can't find it. Thanks!

Try this
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Leif Pedersen wrote:

Any chance to resurrect that link? I also need to upgrade a switch to 7.8, but can't find it. Thanks!

Hi Mattk,

Thanks for helping Leif.

Sumit
Leif Pedersen wrote:

Any chance to resurrect that link? I also need to upgrade a switch to 7.8, but can't find it. Thanks!

Got it. Thanks!
Anyone have the ability to link to the ssh enabled version of the firmware?
is there a way to get documentation for Summit 400 24t and 48t? I have inherited a server room with 3 of these switches and no docs.

Vince
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Vince wrote:

is there a way to get documentation for Summit 400 24t and 48t? I have inherited a server room with 3 of these switches and no docs.

Vince

Hi Vince,
Do you still need documentation for these switches? If so, let me know which ExtremeWare version is on them and I'll get the files for you.
is there a 7.8 ssh version someplace, picked up 2 used 400-48t's and seriously have issues with telnet and web bieng enabled... but still need remote access
Outback Dingo wrote:

is there a 7.8 ssh version someplace, picked up 2 used 400-48t's and seriously have issues with telnet and web bieng enabled... but still need remote access

https://community.extremenetworks.com/extreme/topics/latest-ssh-based-firmware-for-the-eol-summit-40...

Solutions By Drew yay
Couldn't Find a ssh Version myself but would love one too

Outback Dingo email me at [i] i got something you might like.

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