Activating ArubaOS-Switch Firmware Integration

CLIs are available for Activate firmware updates which enables, update, checks and shows firmware upgrades.

Operating Notes

  • Switch will periodically check with Activate every seven days for the latest image version.

  • Download the image from the URL provided by Activate and upgrade the switch with the new image.


  • When a switch is managed by either AirWave or Aruba Central, the automatic firmware check is disabled.

  • Activate upgrade from the non-supported build is disabled upon upgrading to version 16.03.

  • Upon upgrade from version 16.02 to version 16.03 with activate provision enabled, activate software update will be enabled.