Updating ThinkAgile SXM solution firmware

These topics include required steps to update firmware, device drivers, and software on the nodes and network switches of a running ThinkAgile SXM solution based on the current solution-specific Best Recipe.

The current ThinkAgile SXM solution Best Recipe can be viewed at the following URL:

https://datacentersupport.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/HT505122

The complete process of system firmware update comprises the following main activities, and might differ slightly based on the version of Azure Stack Hub Build that is currently running:

  1. The steps that are contained in Configure XClarity Administrator for a specific Best Recipe should be followed for all Azure Stack Hub Builds.

  2. Depending on the Azure Stack Hub Build that is currently running, proceed as follows:

    • Azure Stack Hub 1905 or later:

      Skip to Update the ThinkAgile SXM OEM Extension Package, as the node firmware update process will be launched automatically during the OEM Extension Package update.

    • Azure Stack Hub 1904 or earlier:

      This guide is not applicable. Ensure that Azure Stack Hub 1905 or later is running before attempting to use the instructions provided here.

  3. Update the ThinkAgile SXM OEM Extension Package

  4. Update the ThinkAgile SXM switch firmware (Lenovo switches only)