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Geist Upgradeable Series v5 Firmware

Geist Upgradeable Series v5 Firmware
Geist Upgradeable Series v5 Firmware

Firmware for all Geist Upgradeable v5 Devices

Firmware Version: 5.3.0
Release Date: October 19, 2018
 

We’re pleased to announce firmware version 5.3.0 for Geist Upgradeable (GU) and R-Series rack PDUs. This firmware release is compatible with GU and R-Series rack PDUs which are currently running firmware versions 5.0 and newer.

About this Release

Firmware 5.3.0 includes a device aggregation feature for managing GU rack PDUs and Vertiv GXT4 UPSs, at cabinet or row levels. When enabled, the device aggregation feature provides a single IP address to view and control up to 50 devices, allows automatic network configuration and supports a web GUI for viewing aggregated sensor readings.

Also included in this release are improvements for product security, clock and time management, and user experience.

Enhancements

We’ve made the following enhancements in Firmware v5.3.0:

• Device Aggregation system enabling users to view and control up to 50 connected compatible Vertiv products via a single IP Address.
• Product security improvements include upgrade to latest OpenSSH version and closure of Network Time Protocol ports.

Fixes

We’ve made the following bug fixes in Firmware v5.3.0:


• API no longer will allow time mode to be set to NTP when ‘ntpServer’ field is empty.
• LDAP users logged in through the CLI are provided with proper inherited admin and guest account permissions.
• Updated LDAP to support ‘SearchResultReference’ per RFC4511 requirements.
• Improved SNMP response for OIDs with invalid data, now returns ‘NO-SUCH-INSTANCE’.
• GUI updated to show valid ‘Pending’ time for outlet power transition and for outlet power state reboot.
• Email test is disabled when SMTP server is not configured.
• Resolved issues with R-Series rack PDUs failure to download large data log files.

Notes

• Compatible with Geist Device Director version 4.8.1 or newer.
• Upgrading via GUI is supported only for products running v5.0 or newer firmware.
• For migration of R-Series products running firmware v4.x, please contact Geist Technical Support for upgrade assistance.
• Direct migration from v4.x firmware to v5.3.0 is not supported.

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Geist Upgradeable Series v3 Firmware

Geist Upgradeable Series v3 Firmware
Geist Upgradeable Series v3 Firmware

Firmware for all Geist Upgradeable v3 Devices

Version: 3.3.3
Release Date: August 15, 2017

We are pleased to announce firmware version 3.3.3 for Geist Upgradeable PDUs, Watchdog 15 and Watchdog 100 Monitors.  This firmware release builds on release v3.3.2, which supports Geist’s proprietary Visible Light Communications (VLC) and Geist Discovery Protocol (GDP).

About this Release

Geist firmware version 3.3.3 specifically targets resolutions to SNMP ‘BulkGet’ and ‘GetNext’ commands.
Firmware v3.3.3 is compatible with Geist Automated Smart Updater (ASU) v1.20.0.5 or newer.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed multiple issues with SNMP BulkGet command.
  • Fixed invalid or prefix (no instance number) OIDs with GetNext command.

Attention

Please Note:

  • This release is supported by Geist Automated Smart Updater (ASU) versions v1.20.0.5 and newer.
  • Migration to v3.3.3 is available only for products running v3.0.0 or newer. For products running older firmware, please contact Geist Technical Support for upgrade assistance.
  • Once you update firmware to v3.3.3, you may not downgrade to a previous version firmware.  Please contact support@geistglobal.com for any additional questions.

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R-Series v5 Firmware

R-Series v5 Firmware
R-Series v5 Firmware

Firmware for all Geist R-Series v5 devices

Firmware Version: 5.3.0
Release Date: October 19, 2018

We’re pleased to announce firmware version 5.3.0 for Geist Upgradeable (GU) and R-Series rack PDUs. This firmware release is compatible with GU and R-Series rack PDUs which are currently running firmware versions 5.0 and newer.

About this Release

Firmware 5.3.0 includes a device aggregation feature for managing GU rack PDUs and Vertiv GXT4 UPSs, at cabinet or row levels. When enabled, the device aggregation feature provides a single IP address to view and control up to 50 devices, allows automatic network configuration and supports a web GUI for viewing aggregated sensor readings.

Also included in this release are improvements for product security, clock and time management, and user experience.

Enhancements

We’ve made the following enhancements in Firmware v5.3.0:

• Device Aggregation system enabling users to view and control up to 50 connected compatible Vertiv products via a single IP Address.
• Product security improvements include upgrade to latest OpenSSH version and closure of Network Time Protocol ports.

Fixes

We’ve made the following bug fixes in Firmware v5.3.0:


• API no longer will allow time mode to be set to NTP when ‘ntpServer’ field is empty.
• LDAP users logged in through the CLI are provided with proper inherited admin and guest account permissions.
• Updated LDAP to support ‘SearchResultReference’ per RFC4511 requirements.
• Improved SNMP response for OIDs with invalid data, now returns ‘NO-SUCH-INSTANCE’.
• GUI updated to show valid ‘Pending’ time for outlet power transition and for outlet power state reboot.
• Email test is disabled when SMTP server is not configured.
• Resolved issues with R-Series rack PDUs failure to download large data log files.

Notes

• Compatible with Geist Device Director version 4.8.1 or newer.
• Upgrading via GUI is supported only for products running v5.0 or newer firmware.
• For migration of R-Series products running firmware v4.x, please contact Geist Technical Support for upgrade assistance.
• Direct migration from v4.x firmware to v5.3.0 is not supported.

 

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R-Series v4 Firmware

R-Series v4 Firmware
R-Series v4 Firmware

Upgrade from V4 to V5 Firmware

Upgrade from V4.3 or V4.4 to V5 Firmware
Release Date: 6 April 2018

Attention:

  • Compatible with Geist Device Director version 4.8 or newer.
  • Migration to v5.2.3 is available only for products running v4.3.2 or newer. For products running older than v4.3.2 firmware, please contact Geist Technical Support for upgrade assistance.
  • Upgrading from v4.x to v5.2.3 via GUI is not supported. 

Firmware for all Geist R-Series v4 devices

Version: 4.4.0
Release Date: 07/11/2016

We’re pleased to announce firmware version 4.4.0. This firmware release includes improved stability and performance as well as additional enhancements.

Where possible, it is recommended that the PDU is rebooted prior to applying the update to v4.4.0 by pressing the grey reboot button on the face of the PDU.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue where SNMP trap where CCAT would not include sensor type in trap
  • Fixed issue that was causing units to not poll configured NTP server
  • Fixed issue where uppercase letters could not be used in email addresses
  • Fixed issue where web page would refresh when logging in
  • Fixed issue with selecting authentication and privacy types in SNMPv3
  • TLS security and encryption standards updates
  • Fixed issue with sending emails via Open Relay
  • Fixed issue with SNMP outlet data not present on RCO and RCU units
  • Fixed issues with periodic status report configuration
  • Fixed issue where users may be unable to set timezone
  • Corrected ‘peak’ labels to ‘max’ on certain measurements
  • Fixed issue with SNMPv1/v2c always responding to ‘public’ community
  • Fixed issue where energy and voltage values were swapped in alarms *After updating to version 4.4.0 any alarm set in the PDU GUI for energy or voltage should be reviewed*
  • Removed support for RS2

Enhancements

  • Added functionality to separate the ability to enable/disable SNMP v1/v2c and SNMP v3 independently.
  • Added ability for users to set hostname on device
  • Added device reboot button to GUI
  • Added ability to upload SSL certificates
  • Created Web Server page under System menu. Moved HTTP/HTTPS settings from Network configuration page to Web Server page. SSL certificate upload is also located in Web Server page.
  • Changed Firmware Update page to Utilities page. New page includes options to Restore Defaults, Reboot Monitoring card, update firmware and Factory Access settings.
  • Outlet power on state now defaults to ‘last’ (Switched RCM and RCU only)
  • Delta load currents added to SNMP MIB
  • Multiple GUI optimizations

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R-Series v3 Firmware

R-Series v3 Firmware
R-Series v3 Firmware

Firmware for all Geist R-Series v3 devices

Version: 3.16.3
Release Date: 07/29/16

We’re pleased to announce firmware version 3.16.3.  This firmware release includes improved stability, resolution of performance issues and additional enhancements.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue with email alerts not sending when SSL/TLS connections are required.
  • Fixed issue where the MAC address was not reporting on standard OID.

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Legacy Updates

Legacy Updates
Legacy Updates

Firmware for legacy R-Series devices is available here.

Click here to download RSE firmware
Click here to download RSMINI firmware
Click here to download RSMINI163 firmware
Click here to download RCM-O firmware
Click here to download RCM/RCU firmware
Click here to download RSM firmware
Click here to download RSP firmware
Click here to download RFC firmware

Changes contained in version v2.98 (6/29/2011):
-Note: Temperature logs were rescaled in v2.94. If updating from firmware before v2.94 temperature logs will be rescaled after updating to this firmware. Please download and save your log history prior to updating if you wish to maintain it.

-Fixed RSMINI163 IO port traps going out with wrong trap ID

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Legacy download for Geist Automated Smart Updater (ASU). 

Click Here to Download Geist ASU v1.20.0.5

  • Supports Geist Upgradeable, WD15, and WD100 v3.3.2 firmware.