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airMAX - How to Upgrade the Firmware Via CLI / SSH

Overview

Readers will learn how to upgrade the firmware on airMAX devices via SSH.

NOTES & REQUIREMENTS:Ubiquiti suggests upgrading via the web interface whenever possible.

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  1. Steps: Upgrading airOS via SSH
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Steps: Upgrading airOS via SSH

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1. Download the correct firmware for the airMAX radio by searching for the specific model on the left hand menu. Rename the firmware file to: fwupdate.bin. 

2. Copy the fwupdate.bin file to /tmp/ (usng WinSCP or SCP).

3. Now issue the upgrade command:

/sbin/fwupdate -m

4. The unit will now upgrade and reboot. Do not interrupt this process.

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