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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: 5.3.3
Release Date: May 2, 2019

We’re pleased to announce firmware version 5.3.3 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.

Fixes

  • Fixed TACACS operation with IPv6
  • Fixed extraneous login request after creating admin user after a restore to default settings (R-Series only)
  • Fixed network switch BPDU Protection activation when connecting GU2 PDUs by changing the default RSTP setting to disabled (GU only)
  • Fixed privilege mapping in LDAP and TACACS+, new mappings are:

 

Access Level Groups/Attributes
disabled (no access) (none set)
view-only enabled
control control
admin admin

 

 

Enhancements

  • Added RADIUS support
  • Added an option to reset all PDU boards (GU only)
  • Added automatic CLI admin login upon creating initial admin account
  • Added local web, SSH and CLI account lockout policy preventing login for one hour after two unsuccessful login attempts, with further login attempts during this period restarting the timer
  • Added automatic display of a login prompt when not logged in as admin and attempting an operation requiring admin access rights

Notice for Geist Upgradeable Switched, Outlet Monitored, and Switched Outlet Monitored units:

This firmware update includes updates to the outlet boards.  The update will take approximately 30 minutes to complete for typical product configurations.  During this time, the web GUI of the PDU will not display, however power distribution to connected equipment will not be affected.

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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: 3.4.0
Release Date: March 5, 2019

We are pleased to announce firmware version 3.4.0 for Geist Upgradeable PDUs.  This firmware release includes bug fixes, enhancements, and security updates.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed Device Director discovery performance
  • Fixed RSTP scalability when using unmanaged network switches and looped RSTP connections
  • Fixed internal device communications retry management
  • Fixed SNMPv3 trap credential management
  • Fixed SNMP reporting during system start-up
  • Fixed SNMP interface group instance number
  • Fixed SNMP OIDs ifMtu and ifSpeed which are now reported correctly
  • Fixed GT3HD sensor which now continues to log readings when partially available
  • Fixed syslog Fahrenheit alarm temperatures which are now displayed correctly 
  • Fixed A2D 4-20mA sensor "partially unavailable" status when current falls below 4mA
  • Fixed DHCP back-off timing

Enhancements:

  • Added SNMP MIB enhancements
  • Added ability to disable RSTP
  • Added ability to view the network link state
  • Added device admin information to alarm emails 
  • Added binary value custom labels to alarm emails
  • Added improved device identification to alarm emails
  • Added a SHA-256 self-signed certificate
  • Added increased login token length
  • Added Vertiv branding

Attention

Please Note:

  • The RSTP setting is disabled on new devices and after resetting a device to factory defaults. However, after updating a device which previously had RSTP enabled or a device where there was no user RTSP setting, RSTP will be automatically enabled.
  • Migration to v3.4.0 is available only for products running v3.0.0 or newer. For products running older firmware, please contact Vertiv Geist Technical Support for upgrade assistance.
  • Once you update firmware to v3.4.0, 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: 5.3.3
Release Date: May 2, 2019

We’re pleased to announce firmware version 5.3.3 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.

Fixes

  • Fixed TACACS operation with IPv6
  • Fixed extraneous login request after creating admin user after a restore to default settings (R-Series only)
  • Fixed network switch BPDU Protection activation when connecting GU2 PDUs by changing the default RSTP setting to disabled (GU only)
  • Fixed privilege mapping in LDAP and TACACS+, new mappings are:

 

Access Level Groups/Attributes
disabled (no access) (none set)
view-only enabled
control control
admin admin

 

Enhancements

  • Added RADIUS support
  • Added an option to reset all PDU boards (GU only)
  • Added automatic CLI admin login upon creating initial admin account
  • Added local web, SSH and CLI account lockout policy preventing login for one hour after two unsuccessful login attempts, with further login attempts during this period restarting the timer
  • Added automatic display of a login prompt when not logged in as admin and attempting an operation requiring admin access rights

Notice for Geist Upgradeable Switched, Outlet Monitored, and Switched Outlet Monitored units:

This firmware update includes updates to the outlet boards.  The update will take approximately 30 minutes to complete for typical product configurations.  During this time, the web GUI of the PDU will not display, however power distribution to connected equipment will not be affected.

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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.