Updating Firmware Version of Aruba Switch Step-by-step

Are you tired of feeling unsure about how to update the firmware on your Aruba equipment? Look no further! Our team has put together a comprehensive guide on the process, complete with step-by-step instructions and helpful tips. Say goodbye to confusion and take control of your network’s maintenance by following our guide.


  • You will require an administrator account for the switch
  • Access to a locally connected device via a browser
  • Only the below browsers are supported:

Installation Steps

  • Once the download is completed from the official site, unzip the downloaded software file from the archive
  • You will be getting .swi file which will be required to upload over the switch as a backup image
  • Once you logged in to the Aruba switch as administrator Navigate to Maintenance > Backup and update file

Select operation type > update (Transfer file to switch)

  • Select operation type > update (Transfer file to switch)
  • Select Transfer protocol, here is Https selected because I have uploaded it from the browser
  • Once the file transfer is completed, it will show one popup as mentioned below.
  • Once the file transfer is completed, restart the switch. It will take 10 minutes to update
  • Once the update is completed, you can check the firmware update on the dashboard

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