Activate software files

You activate the software files only if you have software or firmware that has been transferred but not activated. When you perform the activation operation, the current software and firmware is replaced with the new software and firmware. You cannot stop the activation process after it starts.

About this task

When you have software or firmware that has been transferred but not activated, you see a notification in the Notifications area of the System Manager Home page and also on the Upgrade Center page.

Procedure

  1. Select Support > Upgrade Center.
  2. In the area labeled SANtricity OS Controller Software upgrade, click Activate, and confirm that you want to perform the operation.
  3. (Optional) To see a list of what was upgraded, click Save Log.
    The file is saved in the Downloads folder for your browser with the name latest-upgrade-log-timestamp.txt.

After you finish

Go to Complete software and firmware upgrade.