EMC OS upgrade

Posted on 2013-02-04
Last Modified: 2013-03-27
I'm looking to have someone upgrade from EMC OS Flare v2. and Navisphere  What's the latest version I should upgrade to?  How long would the upgrade take?
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by:Duncan Meyers
ID: 38853827
The upgrade usually takes 90 minutes to two hours. The latest version depends on what model of array you have now. What model of array do you have?
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by:Duncan Meyers
ID: 38853839
You have an AX4-5. Latest version of FLARE is You can download it from the EMC AX4-5 support site ( Release notes are here: Have a read of the release notes: there's no really super-critical bugs fixed in .710, so you may not want to bother upgrading.
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by:Duncan Meyers
ID: 38853840
Soeey - correction: latest FLARE is .711
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Duncan Meyers earned 500 total points
ID: 38853841
.711 does fix a critical bug, so you do want to upgrade to that version. FLARE release notes are here:

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ID: 38860445
It's an AX4.  Could you upload a copy of the PDF?

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ID: 38860900
Disregard I created an account and downloaded the PDF.

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