Upgrading Software on Cisco Pix

How do I upgrade software on my Cisco Pix

Use the copy tftp flash Command to Upgrade the PIX

Complete these steps in order to upgrade the PIX with the use of the copy tftp flash command.

  1. Copy the PIX Firewall binary image (pixnnn.bin) to the root directory of the TFTP server.

  2. Issue the copy tftp flash command from the PIX prompt.

  3. Enter the remote host IP address.

  4. Enter the PIX binary filename (has the pixnnn.bin name format).

  5. Type yes.

Example – Upgrade the PIX Firewall with the copy tftp flash Command

pixfirewall#copy tftp flash Address or name of remote host [127.0.0.1]? 172.18.125.3 Source file name [cdisk]?pix611.bin copying tftp://172.18.125.3/pix611.bin to flash[yes|no|again]?yes !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Received 2562048 bytes. Erasing current image. Writing 2469944 bytes of image. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Image installed. pixfirewall# 

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