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Firmware upgrade templates

Created by Anthony.Rinaldi, last modified by Anthony.Rinaldi on Feb 20, 2017

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You can create firmware upgrade templates to define common command and options when upgrading devices of the same series. NCM includes firmware upgrade templates for the following device series:

  • Cisco Catalyst 2960
  • Cisco Catalyst 3560
  • Cisco Catalyst 3750
  • Cisco Catalyst 3850
  • Cisco IOS Software 2800/2801
  • Cisco IOS Software 2921

Add a firmware upgrade template

  1. Click Settings > All Settings.
  2. Under Product Specific Settings, click NCM Settings.
  3. In the Firmware Upgrade section, click Firmware Upgrade Templates.
  4. Click Add.
  5. Enter a name and description.
  6. Customize the Collect Info Commands, Upgrade Commands, and Upgrade Options. See the table below for more information.

    If you do not select a firmware image to associate it with the template, you can select one later when you perform a firmware upgrade operation.

  7. Click Save.

Firmware upgrade template settings

Setting Description
Name and Description This information displays in the Firmware Upgrade Templates table to identify each template.
Collect Info Commands

Enter commands on how to gather information from the devices before you upgrade them with this template.

Select or clear a check box to enable or disable a command.

Upgrade Commands

Assign a firmware image from the repository to this template.

Enter commands on how to upgrade the devices with this template.

Select or clear a check box to enable or disable a command.

Upgrade Options Enable or disable tasks to run before and after the upgrade with this template.

Import a firmware upgrade template

You can import a firmware upgrade template that was previously exported as a file.

  1. Click Settings > All Settings.
  2. Under Product Specific Settings, click NCM Settings.
  3. In the Firmware Upgrade Templates section, click Firmware Upgrade Templates.
  4. Click Import.
  5. Click Choose File, browse to the template, and select it.
  6. Click Submit.

 

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