Download WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance V2.5 Fix Pack 3 firmware and client

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Abstract

Download IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance Version 2.5 Fix Pack 2, also known as V2.5.0.3. You can also download the client, which is required for the appliance to work.

Download Description

This firmware release includes improved capability and usability enhancements for the appliance. For more information, see the WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance V2.5 Information Center. For a list of fixes and improvements that are included in this fix pack, see the IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale and WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance Releases and Updates web page.

WebSphere eXtreme Scale Client installation: For IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance to work with WebSphere Application Server or clients in a stand-alone environment, you must install the WebSphere eXtreme Scale Client or package the client Java archive (JAR) files with your application. You can download the client from this document. Extract the .zip file that is appropriate for your environment from this page. Then, you can install either the fix pack or full installation using IBM Installation Manager:

  • Fix Pack 5. Includes fixes that were found since Version 8.6.0.4 was released.
  • Full installation. Includes the Version 8.6 Client and the improvements from the fix pack.

See Installing WebSphere eXtreme Scale Client for more information about installing the client.


IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Virtual Appliance for Developers: Download the IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Virtual Appliance for Developers, which is an open virtual appliance (OVA) package that you can import into your virtualization environment. With this image, you can test and develop with the XC10 software before you create your data grid on the physical appliance.

Prerequisites

Two firmware upgrades exist for this release. See the following descriptions to determine which firmware upgrade to download:


Run the show ssd-version command from a command prompt. If this command does not exist on your system, then, the SSD driver installed in the appliance is level 3.1.1. If the command exists on your system, then the output indicates whether the appliance is at SSD driver level 3.1.1 or 3.2.6; for example:

Command output from a virtual appliance where there is no SSD card.
Console> show ssd-version
No version reported. By default, use a firmware not tagged for VSL 3.2.6.

Command output from a virtual appliance where there is an old SSD card.
Console> show ssd-version
Version: 3.1.1 build 172. By default, use a firmware not tagged for VSL 3.2.6.

Command output from an appliance where there is a newer SSD driver:
Console> show ssd-version
Version: 3.2.6 build 1212. Use a firmware tagged for VSL 3.2.6

Alternatively, in the monitoring console, click Collective > Members. Select a collective member. If the line SSD Version is present, then determine whether the level is 3.2.6 or higher. If so, you have the new driver. If not, then you have the old driver.

Firmware and driver 9005.rel.xc10.scrypt3

This firmware image contains the VSL 3.1.1 SSD driver. This image includes a firmware driver that is intended for appliances that already contain the VSL 3.1.1 or lower SSD driver. When you install this image, you also upgrade the SSD driver. After you have upgraded, the appliance firmware cannot be rolled back to the previous 2.1.0.0 version. However, you can roll back to the VSL 3.1.1 firmware version that you had before you applied the VSL 3.1.1 SSD driver upgrade.

Firmware and driver 9005.rel.xc10.vsl.3.2.6.scrypt3

This firmware image contains the latest VSL 3.2.6 SSD driver. This image includes a firmware driver that is intended for appliances that contain the VSL 3.2.6 or lower version. After you upgrade with this firmware image, the appliance firmware cannot be rolled back to the previous firmware version that you installed for V2.5 Fix Pack 3. Likewise, if you upgrade to this VSL 3.2.6 SSD driver from an existing VSL 3.1.1 SSD driver, then you cannot roll back to the VSL 3.1.1 SSD driver version. However, if you upgrade to a firmware that contains the VSL 3.2.6 SSD driver from an appliance that already contains the VSL 3.2.6 SSD driver, the you can roll back to the previous VSL 3.2.6 firmware version.

Alternatively, use the following table to determine the rollback scenarios for each firmware and driver image:

Begin with SSD driver Upgrade the firmware using driver Rollback available
VSL 3.1.1 VSL 3.1.1 Yes
VSL 3.1.1 VSL 3.2.6 No
VSL 3.2.6 VSL 3.1.1 You must roll back because this scenario causes the system to fail.
VSL 3.2.6 VSL 3.2.6 Yes

Installation Instructions

Complete the following instructions to download the firmware and client images.

  1. Initialize and configure the appliance.
    The firmware upgrades for the 7199-92x (2426-92X) appliances are available in this document. See Initializing and configuring WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance in the product information center for more information about the initialization and firmware upgrade process.

    Note: The type 7199 appliances can have one of two machine types depending on when they were ordered. Type 2426, listed in parentheses, is the machine type model (MTM) if the appliance is ordered from Passport Advantage.
  2. Download and extract one or more of the following WebSphere eXtreme Scale Client offerings from this page:
    Description File name
    WebSphere eXtreme Scale Client in a stand-alone environment 8.6.0-WS-WXS-XC10-Client-FP0000005.zip
    WebSphere eXtreme Scale Client for WebSphere Application Server Version 7 8.6.0-WS-WXS-XC10-WAS7-Client-FP0000005.zip
    WebSphere eXtreme Scale Client for WebSphere Application Server Version 8 8.6.0-WS-WXS-XC10-WAS8-Client-FP0000005.zip
  3. Install IBM Installation Manager.
    1. Add the fix pack repository location in IBM Installation Manager:
    2. Start IBM Installation Manager.
    3. In Installation Manager, click File > Preferences > Repositories.
    4. Click Add Repository.
    5. Browse to or enter the file path to the repository.config file. The repository.config file is located in the directory where you extracted the compressed files.
  4. Use Installation Manager to install or upgrade the product from the local product repositories that you downloaded in step 2.
    For more information about installing the fix pack, see Installing Fix Packs using Installation Manager in the information center.

Downloading the product with Download Director


Fix Central (FC) links are provided for you to download the product offerings. However, you can alternatively use Download Director, which is a Java applet that provides enhanced download capability to IBM customers who download our products from the internet. It provides high-performance, reliable downloads with pause and resume capability. It starts in a separate browser window and provides a graphical user interface (GUI) to specify the download location, and view download status. To use Download Director to download the product offerings, complete the following steps:

  1. Click the Fix Central (FC) link for the product offering that you want to download.
  2. When the Fix Central page is displayed, click the Continue button.
  3. Enter your IBM ID and password when prompted.
  4. Click Change download options.
  5. Select Download using Download Director.
  6. On the Download files using Download Director page, click Download now to begin downloading the selected product offering.

Download package

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central (FC)?
2426-92x Firmware 23 Jun 2014 Language Independent 282381517 FC
WebSphere eXtreme Scale Client standalone 23 Jun 2014 Language Independent 1589137900 FC
WebSphere eXtreme Scale Client for WAS 7 23 Jun 2014 Language Independent 281028854 FC
WebSphere eXtreme Scale Client for WAS 8 23 Jun 2014 Language Independent 343251354 FC
WebSphere eXtreme Scale Client for .NET 23 Jun 2014 Language Independent 21013463 FC
Virtual appliance upgrade 23 Jun 2014 Language Independent 289522319 FC

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More support for:

WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance
Install and Migration

Software version:

2.1, 2.1.0.2, 2.1.0.3, 2.5, 2.5.0.1, 2.5.0.2, 2.5.0.3

Operating system(s):

Firmware

Reference #:

4037830

Modified date:

2014-08-25

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