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  • Updating Ios

    Hello friends,

    Once again I need your help.

    I have a Cisco Catalyst 4506 in my network, I want to update current IOS with the latest one available with Cisco. The problem is I don't know the versions on IOS to update which version to download. Please tell me how to update IOS without disturbing any of the current configuration, how much MEMORY is required and how much memory my CHASSIS has. Please give me step by step guidance because I am a fresher. My CHASSIS details are as follows

    ************************************************** **************
    Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software
    IOS (tm) Catalyst 4000 L3 Switch Software (cat4000-IK2S-M), Version 12.1(13)EW2, EARLY DEP
    Synched to technology version 12.1(13)E
    TAC Support:
    Copyright (c) 1986-2003 by cisco Systems, Inc.
    Compiled Wed 16-Jul-03 16:24 by nmasa
    Image text-base: 0x00000000, data-base: 0x00F6AFB4

    ROM: 12.1(12r)EW
    Dagobah Revision 71, Swamp Revision 28

    MAINSWITCH uptime is 2 weeks, 4 days, 22 hours, 11 minutes
    System returned to ROM by power-on
    System image file is "bootflash:cat4000-ik2s-mz.121-13.EW2.bin"

    This product contains cryptographic features and is subject to United
    States and local country laws governing import, export, transfer and
    use. Delivery of Cisco cryptographic products does not imply
    third-party authority to import, export, distribute or use encryption.
    Importers, exporters, distributors and users are responsible for
    compliance with U.S. and local country laws. By using this product you
    agree to comply with applicable laws and regulations. If you are unable
    to comply with U.S. and local laws, return this product immediately.

    A summary of U.S. laws governing Cisco cryptographic products may be found at:

    If you require further assistance please contact us by sending email to
    [email protected].

    cisco WS-C4506 (XPC8245) processor (revision 7) with 524288K bytes of memory.
    Processor board ID
    Last reset from PowerUp
    96 FastEthernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)
    14 Gigabit Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)
    403K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.

    Configuration register is 0x2102

    ************************************************** **************
    Head Total(b) Used(b) Free(b) Lowest(b) Largest(b)
    Processor 17F0264 511770008 128895624 382874384 381091568 382446564
    Last edited by kris_amar; 8th February 2008, 11:02.

  • #2
    Re: Updating Ios

    Hello Friends,

    I am not getting replies.

    Just tell me what is the new version of IOS compatible with my Catalyst 4506.


    • #3
      Re: Updating Ios

      Have you checked the Cisco web site?


      • #4
        Re: Updating Ios

        For latest IOS images and information you will need to have a support contract with Cisco and access the images via the Cisco Web page. Is there a reason you want to upgrade the code other then to just have the latest code? If not stick with what you have.