When installing new ERX software, you must mount the software CD on a network host and transfer the release files to at least one ERX system in the network. Depending on the network configuration, you can copy the release files from either the network host or the first ERX system to the other ERX systems in the network.
Identifying the Software Release File
The ERX system software CD contains two software releases: one for the ERX-1440 system and one for all other ERX systems. Both releases are in the software directory, which is identified by the release number. For example, if the release number is x.y.z, the name of the directory is x-y-z. To identify the software release file:
- Access the software directory.
- Find the files with the extension .rel.
- The software release file for the ERX-1440 system has the format erx40_x-y-z.rel, where x.y.z is the release number.
- The software release file for all other ERX systems has the format erx_x-y-z.rel, where x.y.z is the release number.
The procedures outlined in the following sections provide detailed instructions for typical installations. For additional information about commands and troubleshooting, refer to theERX System Basics Configuration Guide and the ERX Command Reference Guide.