Firmware Numbering

The ALOHA Load-Balancer firmware version number is composed by 3 digits separated by dots .:

<major> . <minor> . <patch set>

  • major and minor branches include bug fixes and new features. Upgrade carefully.

  • patch set includes only bug fixes.

Note

The ALOHA Virtual Appliance licenses are valid in a major branch only. Before upgrading, you must install a license valid in the new major branch.

Note

Licenses for ALOHA hardware appliances are valid for all branches.

Obtain the Current Firmware

The procedures below show you how to obtain the current running firmware version.

From the CLI

  • Get root access by typing root.

  • Run fgrep -i version /usr/share/factory/version.

From the WUI

  • Open the Setup tab.

  • Look for the System area on the left of the page.

  • Read the Version line.

Obtain the Current Aloha Model

From the CLI

  • Get root access by typing root.

  • Run fgrep -i model /usr/share/factory/version.

From the GUI

  • Open the Setup tab.

  • Look for the System area on the left of the page.

  • Read the Model line.

Supported ALOHA Appliances

The ALOHA 9.0 firmware supports the following ALOHA appliance models:

  • alb3100

  • alb3200

  • alb5100

  • alb5200

  • alb30k

  • alb50k