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How to Use the Router as an FTP Client to Upgrade the Router

How to Use the Router as an FTP Client to Upgrade the Router

 
PRLog - Jul. 11, 2014 - CHAI WAN, Hong Kong -- Applicability

This example applies to all versions and Huawei AR routers.

Networking Requirements

The AR router connects to an FTP server and functions as an FTP client. You need to download the new system software package to the router using FTP to upgrade the router.

Procedure

1. Configure the router
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interface GigabitEthernet0/0/0

ip address 10.1.1.2 255.255.255.0 //Assign an IP address to the interface connected to the FTP server.

2. Check the current system software and configuration file used for startup.

<Huawei> display startup

MainBoard:

 Startup system software:          sd1:/software.cc

 Next startup system software:          sd1:/software.cc

 Backup system software for next startup:   null

 Startup saved-configuration file:          sd1:/initcfg.cfg

 Next startup saved-configuration file:     sd1:/initcfg.cfg

3. Download the new system software from the FTP server.

<Huawei> ftp 10.1.1.1

Trying 10.1.1.1 ...

Press CTRL+K to abort

Connected to 10.1.1.1.

220 WFTPD 2.0 service (by Texas Imperial Software) ready for new user

User(192.168.200.1:(none)):huawei

331 Give me your password, please

Enter password:

230 Logged in successfully

[Huawei-ftp]binary

200 Type is Image (Binary)

[Huawei-ftp]get software_new.cc

200 PORT command okay

150 "D:\ftp\software_new.cc" file ready to send (77582080 bytes) in i

mage / Binary mode

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................................................................................

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...............................

226 Transfer finished successfully.

FTP: 77582080 byte(s) received in 152.403 second(s) 509.05Kbyte(s)/sec.

[Huawei-ftp]quit

221 Windows FTP Server (WFTPD, by Texas Imperial Software) says goodbye

<Huawei> dir

Directory of sd1:/

 Idx  Attr     Size(Byte)  Date        Time(LMT)  FileName

   5  -rw-     69,363,072  Nov 21 2011 19:58:50   software.cc

   7  -rw-     77,582,080  Dec 14 2011 10:28:31   software_new.cc

4. Specify the system software for next startup.

<Huawei> startup system-software software_new.cc

This operation will take several minutes, please wait.........

Info: Succeeded in setting the file for booting system

5.      Restart the router.

<Huawei> reboot

Info: The system is comparing the configuration, please wait.

Warning: All the configuration will be saved to the next startup configuration.

Continue ? [y/n]:n

System will reboot! Continue ? [y/n]:y

Info: system is rebooting ,please wait...

6.      Use Telnet to log in to the router and verify the configuration.

<Huawei> display startup

MainBoard:

 Startup system software:          sd1:/software_new.cc

 Next startup system software:          sd1:/software_new.cc

 Backup system software for next startup:   null

 Startup saved-configuration file:          sd1:/initcfg.cfg

 Next startup saved-configuration file:     sd1:/initcfg.cfg

Configuration Notes

Before starting the upgrade, enable the FTP server on the PC and save the new system software package on the PC.
Do not power off the router during the upgrade. Otherwise, configuration of the router may be lost. As a result, the router cannot start.

To know more about the Huawei router,  the configuration, datasheet or specification, please visit:

http://www.huanetwork.com/huawei-routers-price_c1

Contact
Huanetwork
jkemma990@gmail.com

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