Upgrade Requirements

The TCA6000 and TCA6500 Timing Clients are shipped with software pre-installed and ready to be configured when the Timing Client is powered on. To upgrade the software you must connect to the Timing Client using the web GUI or a Telnet connection.

Upgrades affect service and cause the Timing Client to reboot. The Timing Client must reboot to load the new software version. All timing outputs are interrupted during this period (approximately 1-3 minutes). After the new version is loaded, frequency and time lock can take up to 50 minutes to resume normal status (LOCKED) for PTP features.

Gather the following information before upgrading the Timing Client: