EdgeSwitch XP - How to Upgrade the Firmware


Overview


Readers will learn how to upgrade the firmware on an EdgeSwitch XP. The latest firmware versions can be downloaded from the EdgeMAX Download section.

NOTES & REQUIREMENTS: 
Applicable to the following EdgeSwitch XP models:
  • ES-5XP
  • ES-8XP
  • ES-16XP

Devices and products used in this article:


Table of Contents


  1. Upgrading via UNMS
  2. Upgrading via the Web UI on the v2.0.0+ Firmware
  3. Upgrading via the Web UI on Older Firmware Releases
  4. Related Articles

Upgrading via UNMS


The Ubiquiti Network Management System (UNMS) allows for easy remote device management and mass firmware upgrades for adopted devices. UNMS will automatically and periodically download and store the latest firmware releases, which can then be transferred to the EdgeSwitch XP.

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GUI: Access the UNMS Controller Web Portal.

1. Navigate to the connection Firmware Manager  firmwaremanager.png  to verify the available firmware releases.

2. Navigate to the Devices  devices.png  to upgrade the relevant switches.

Actions > Change firmware version

3. Select the EdgeSwitch XP device(s) and schedule the firmware upgrade.

5. The EdgeSwitch XP will automatically reboot once the firmware upgrade is complete.


Upgrading via the Web UI on the v2.0.0+ Firmware


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GUI: Access the EdgeSwitch XP Web UI.

1. Download the EdgeSwitch XP firmware from the EdgeMAX Download section.

2. Navigate to the Settings  settings.png  to upgrade the device firmware.

Settings > System actions > Upgrade firmware

3. Select Upgrade  upgrade.png  and browse your filesystem for the EdgeSwitch XP firmware release you wish to upload.

4. Wait for the firmware upgrade to complete. 

NOTE: The firmware upgrade process is indicated with the  process.png  loading icon.

5. Reboot the device when prompted using the Reboot  reboot.png  button.


Upgrading via the Web UI on Older Firmware Releases


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GUI: Access the EdgeSwitch XP Web UI.

1. Download the EdgeSwitch XP firmware from the EdgeMAX Download section.

2. Navigate to the Device tab to upgrade the firmware.

Device > Firmware Update > Upload Firmware

3. Select Upload Firmware and browse your filesystem for the EdgeSwitch XP firmware release you wish to upload.

4. Select Upload and wait for the firmware upload process to complete.

5. Select Update to upgrade the firmware of the device.

6. A separate browser window will open that displays the firmware upgrade process.

7. The EdgeSwitch XP will automatically reboot once the firmware upgrade is complete.


Related Articles


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