Latest FOS ( Fabric OS ) Firmware on HP’s Brocade SAN switches

How to find the latest firmware for an HP Brocade SAN switch:

How to find out which Brocade Firmware is the latest and which is the last supported one?

  1. On HP SPOCK: http://h20272.www2.hp.com/ (this required an HP Passport, they are free to create).
  2. Go to Switches, then click on B-series connectivity stream.

The B-series conenctivity stream document gets updated often and it has the recommended (usually latest) and the supported Fabric OS releases for each switch type.

How to find the last supported firmware for an HP Brocade SAN switch:

Usually the EOL of a firmware is announced when a new one is released.
See this customer notice of 6.4.1b:
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02766238

1 thought on “Latest FOS ( Fabric OS ) Firmware on HP’s Brocade SAN switches

  1. Paul

    Thanks! I knew these were out there somewhere but no one including HPs front line support could help me find it. Thanks for the useful post!

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