IP Master Station -V2 Software Upgrade

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This article describes how to upgrade the software of the IMX6 based IP Master stations via the web interface of the station. This process is best suited for upgrading only a few stations.

The procedure applies to:

If you want to upgrade INCA Master Stations go to INCA Station Software upgrade

Note icon For mass upgrade of stations it is recommended to use the VS-IMT tool, see the article IMT - Discover & Upgrade.

Upgrade procedure

  1. Download the package and store the files in a folder on your PC.
  2. Log on to the IP Master Station web interface. Default login credentials are admin and alphaadmin. Select Station Administration > Manual Upgrade
  3. Drag and drop the software packaged in the Software Update window. Alternatively, you can click inside the Software Update window and browse for the file. The software package will be uploaded. The time it takes to upload will depend on the network connection.
  4. After the software package is uploaded to the station, the same will be used to upgrade the station
  5. When the upgrade process is finished, the station will be rebooted

Software upgrade

Dual partitions

The devices covered by this article comes with Dual Partitions, which allows for:

  • Software upgrade in IPv6 network
  • Software upgrade when device is using 802.1X authentication

The two partitions are called A and B. The information page shows which one is currently active:

Main > Information shows which of the two partitions that is currently active

When upgrading the firmware, the partition which is currently not in use will be updated. When the update is finished, the device will restart using the newly updated partition.

If for some reason the newly updated partition doesn't work properly, it is possible to roll back to the other partition:

Rollback to the other partition