Updating the firmware in your MX-2800 ensures you’re utilizing the newest, most secure model of the multiplexer attainable. Adtran releases firmware updates without cost and are undoubtedly definitely worth the time to improve your community. The firmware for the multiplexer may be downloaded instantly from Adtran’s web site Firmware Flash File.
Earlier than we proceed, you following is required with a purpose to full this course of.
• A populated MX2800 Chassis (1200290L1)
• A DB9 to RJ-45 serial cable for consoling into the MX-2800
• A community swap to attach each your MX-2800 chassis and your PC to the identical community.
• A TFTP Program for transferring the.bin file out of your PC to the multiplexer. We use SolarWinds TFTP as it’s each free and simple to navigate.
• A program to console into the multiplexer and ship instructions to it. We use PuTTY due to its versatility
Begin by operating the serial cable out of your laptop’s COM port to the multiplexer’s console port. Join your MX-2800’s LAN port to the community swap you’re utilizing. The PC also needs to be related to the identical swap.
Transfer the.bin file you downloaded from Adtran (in our instance that is 1205288L1a_342a_1f5f.bin) to your TFTP-Root folder and make it possible for your TFTP-server is up and operating. Additionally take this time to seek out out your laptop’s IP deal with. You’ll need this data as nicely when transferring the firmware replace to your multiplexer.
After getting that data and your TFTP server is operating, you will need to launch PuTTY. Choose connection sort ‘Serial’ and specify a Baud charge of 9600. As soon as you’re within the console hit enter till you see a display screen seem asking on your username and password. Enter your username and password mixture. Should you have no idea this, the default solutions are written under:
As soon as logged into the multiplexer, you will need to enter three for configuration. Hit ‘Enter’ to proceed to the configuration web page. Right here you will need to hit three once more to get system administration. You will need to enter an IP deal with and Gateway IP Handle on your MX-2800. We set our IP deal with to 192.168.1.26 and the Gateway deal with to 192.168.1.1 however you’ll want to set these values to no matter is suitable on your community.
In an effort to enter the IP deal with, choose 1 after which punch within the IP deal with you are utilizing. The identical is finished for the Gateway deal with by choosing the choice 2. After getting inputted your code, again out t othe configuration web page by urgent the ESC key.