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Transferring ArubaOS Image Files

You can download an ArubaOS image file onto a managed device from a TFTPTrivial File Transfer Protocol. The TFTP is a software utility for transferring files from or to a remote host. , FTPFile Transfer Protocol. A standard network protocol used for transferring files between a client and server on a computer network. , or SCPSecure Copy Protocol. SCP is a network protocol that supports file transfers between hosts on a network. server. In addition, the WebUI allows you to upload an ArubaOS image file from the local PC on which you are running the browser.

When you transfer an ArubaOS image file to a managed device, you must specify the system partition to which the file is copied. The WebUI shows the current content of the system partitions on the managed device. You have the option of rebooting the managed device with the transferred image file.

The following procedure describes how to transfer the ArubaOS image file.

  1. In the Mobility Master node hierarchy, navigate to the Maintenance > Software Management > Upgrade page.
  2. For Upgrade using, select TFTPTrivial File Transfer Protocol. The TFTP is a software utility for transferring files from or to a remote host. , FTPFile Transfer Protocol. A standard network protocol used for transferring files between a client and server on a computer network. , SCPSecure Copy Protocol. SCP is a network protocol that supports file transfers between hosts on a network., or Upload Local File.
  3. Enter or select the appropriate values for the file transfer method.
  4. Select the system partition to which the image file is copied.
  5. Specify whether the managed device is to be rebooted after the image file is transferred, and whether the current configuration is saved before the managed device is rebooted.
  6. Click Upgrade.

The following CLICommand-Line Interface. A console interface with a command line shell that allows users to execute text input as commands and convert these commands to appropriate functions. commands transfer the ArubaOS image file.

copy tftp: <tftphost> <filename> system: partition [0|1]}

copy ftp: <ftphost> <user> <filename> system: partition {0|1}

copy scp: <scphost> <username> <filename> system: partition [0|1]

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