Citrix ADC SDX

Fortville NIC firmware upgrade on Citrix ADC SDX appliances

Upgrade the firmware on Citrix ADC SDX appliances containing Fortville NICs to remediate https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX263807.

Supported platforms

Important: Before upgrading the single bundle image (SBI), first upgrade the VPX instance to one of the following releases:

  • Release 11.1 build 65.x and later
  • Release 12.1 build 57.x and later
  • Release 13.0 build 58.x and later

The firmware and NIC driver are automatically upgraded when the SDX SBI is upgraded to the following minimum versions. The time taken to complete the upgrade varies by platform. For example, on an SDX 14000 platform with 6 Fortville NICs, the total time to upgrade is around 30 min.

Software Version SBI Version
11.1 build 65.x 11.1 build 65.x
12.1 build 57.x 12.1 build 57.x
13.0 build 58.x 13.0 build 58.x

The following SDX appliances and corresponding zero-capacity appliances contain Fortville NICs:

  • SDX 8900
  • SDX 14000-40C
  • SDX 14000-40S
  • SDX 14000-40G
  • SDX 15000
  • SDX 15000-50G
  • SDX 25000-40G
  • SDX 26000
  • SDX 26000-50S

Fortville NIC firmware upgrade on Citrix ADC SDX appliances