McDATA Sphereon 4400 and 4700 Switch with EOS 8.02 Firmware Release Notes

This document contains important information about the McDATA Sphereon 4400 and 4700 Switch with Enterprise Operating System (EOS) 8.02 firmware that was not available at the time that the product documentation was published. Review this document so that you are aware of issues or requirements that can impact the installation and operation of the products.



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This document contains the following main sections:


System Requirements

The McDATA 4400 and 4700 switches require the following software products:



Caution - Do not use Internet Explorer, version 5.00.3315.1000x. This version could cause the firmware downloads to fail.



Required Packages and Patches

Certain software packages and patches are required for the Sun StorEdge SAN Foundation software and the Sun StorEdge Traffic Manager software for the Solaris Operating System (OS) to be supported on your storage area network (SAN). For instructions on finding, downloading, and installing these packages and patches, see Sun StorEdge SAN Foundation Software 4.4 Installation Guide, 817-3671-12.

When downloading the McDATA Sphereon 4400 and 4700 Switch with Enterprise Operating System (EOS) 8.02 firmware use the patch-ID# 119554-01.


Optional Software and Support

The McDATA Enterprise Fabric Connectivity Manager (EFCM) Lite, software 7.01.00 and earlier versions, is not supported with the McDATA EOS 08.02 firmware. Use EFCM Lite version 8.07.04.


Known Issues and Bugs

Workaround: None at this time.


Resolved Issues and Bugs


Service Contact Information

If you need help installing or using this product, call 1-800-USA-4SUN within the United States, or go to:

http://www.sun.com/service/contacting/index.html