I am going to upgrade on BlackDiamond 8800 from 15.6.4.2 to 16.2.3.


I am going to upgrade on BlackDiamond 8800 from 15.6.4.2 to 16.2.3. Is it possible to performing a hitless upgrade. if not, what is the best step to upgrade it. Thanks in advance!

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Userlevel 3
Hi Wenlong,

To answer your question, please refer to the following GTAC knowledge base article:

https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/Q_A/Is-hitless-upgrade-supported-between-differen...

For the upgrade step, please refer to the following article:

https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/How_To/How-to-Obtain-and-Upgrade-EXOS

Please let us know if you have any questions.
Thank you.

Best regards,
Andrew
Userlevel 5
It is not possible to do a hitless upgrade between different major releases

https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/Q_A/Is-hitless-upgrade-supported-between-differen...
Userlevel 3
Hi Wenlong,

Here is a link to another GTAC knowledge base article, that lists best practices during an EXOS upgrade:

https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/How_To/Best-practices-during-the-upgrade-of-an-EX...

Best regards,
Andrew

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